Humanitarian Assistance

Woman administering shot to a child (Ary Silva/PAHO/WHO

2019 in review: Saving lives in Venezuela

Here's a look back at ways USAID has helped the people of Venezuela, who have been suffering the impacts of an ongoing political and economic crisis.
Woman with two children (© John Owens/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images)

International Human Rights Day 2019

December 10 is International Human Rights Day. Learn more about the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights through photos from around the world.
Service members in formation (U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Corporal Christian Ayers)

In photos: Historic U.S.-India Tiger Triumph military exercise

The U.S. and Indian militaries joined forces for the first tri-service training exercise off the coast of India to practice amphibious exercises.
Row of people on panel with photo of two people projected behind them (State Dept.)

The unsung, heroic U.S. diplomats of World War I

Learn about the heroes of the State Department who risked their lives to establish diplomacy during World War I — and how their legacy lives on.
Venezuelan family posing for portrait (© Matias Delacroix/AFP/Getty Images)

4 ways the U.S. is saving lives inside Venezuela

Find out how the U.S. is working to ensure that ordinary Venezuelans have access to clean water, food, health care and other lifesaving services.

U.S. to give additional $119 million for Venezuela’s crisis

New U.S. assistance will go toward alleviating the Venezuelan people's humanitarian crisis and to bolster democratic governance in the country.
Mother combing child's hair (© Matias Delacroix/AFP/Getty Images)

Helping children who flee Venezuela to stay in school

Nicolás Maduro has created a crisis that, by keeping Venezuelan children from school, is threatening to create a lost generation.
Mark Green, John J. Sullivan and Ivanka Trump standing in front of mural (State Dept.)

U.S. gives $120 million in new aid for Venezuelans

New U.S. funds will provide emergency food and health assistance to vulnerable Venezuelans in Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and throughout the region.
Aerial view of flattened buildings and debris (© Scott Olson/Getty Images)

4 ways USAID is responding to Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

The U.S. Agency for International Development is sending humanitarian aid as well as search and rescue teams to provide assistance to Bahamians in need.