humanitarian assistance

Person in protective gear giving vaccine shot to woman (U.S. Embassy El Salvador/Juan Carlos Quintero)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [rolling updates]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Two women with a bag of flour in a grocery store (© Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Images)

Blinken rallies countries to address world food crisis

The United States is increasing its support for nations that need food and encouraging others to bolster food and humanitarian aid.
Illustration of woman with Ukrainian flag around neck and flower crown (State Dept./D. Thompson)

United with Ukraine [rolling updates]

Check out our latest coverage of the developments in Ukraine and the U.S. response. This article will be updated on a rolling basis.
7 people waving while posing for photo (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Summit of the Americas inspires commitments on migration, green energy and...

The ninth Summit of the Americas inspired the United States and other countries to pledge action on climate change and migration.
Blue and pink jeepney on street with 'USAID' and COVID-19 message painted on side (USAID/Rosana Ombao)

Getting vaccines to remote communities in the Philippines

USAID is getting vaccines to Filipinos in remote locations using mobile vaccination stations and iconic World War II–era "jeepneys."
Woman in crowd reaching out to receive food aid (© Nicola Marfisi/AGF/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)

Marking 100 days of Vladimir Putin’s war against Ukraine

Here are a few ways the U.S. government and the American people have shown solidarity with Ukraine since Putin invaded Ukraine February 24.
Five people standing behind pallet of boxes, holding signs reading 'COVAX' (U.S. Government)

U.S. sends COVID-19 vaccines worldwide [May 2022]

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.
Photo of elderly woman wearing head scarf. (Photo: © Alexei Alexandrov/AP Images)

U.S. rushes humanitarian aid to Ukraine

The U.S. is providing hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine and partnering to deliver support.
Man standing in parched land near carcasses of goats (© Brian Inganga/AP Images)

U.S. supports countries amid Putin’s food crisis

The U.S. is providing hundreds of millions of dollars to help people in Africa facing food shortages worsened by Putin's war against Ukraine.