humanitarian assistance

Person holding light while helping elderly woman evacuate in dark (© Bernat Armangue/AP Images)

Working to keep electricity on in Ukraine

The United States is working with Ukraine to keep power running this winter amid Vladimir Putin's attacks on critical infrastructure.
Convoy of trucks on mountain road (WFP)

A program for the world’s hungry

David Beasley, who leads the largest humanitarian organization on the planet, explains why feeding vulnerable people fights more than hunger.
Woman holding packages of food (Courtesy of World Central Kitchen/WCK.org)

They rush into any crisis … and cook

World Central Kitchen has been feeding people in crisis since 2010. Learn about the work the nonprofit does in Ukraine and beyond.
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.
Farmer's hand harvesting grapes using knife (USAID)

Helping to improve food security in Afghanistan

Learn about a USAID program that helps farmers across Afghanistan double their harvests by providing training and resources.
Line of girls in school uniforms, some in masks, one smiling (U.S. Government)

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.
Dramatic sunset over dry, cracked earth (© Ivan Soto Cobos/Shutterstock.com)

How climate change affects the food crisis

This installment in a series looks at how climate change is among factors driving the current global food crisis.
Tractor in field (USAID AGRO/Sodel Vladyslav)

$100 million U.S. initiative boosts Ukrainian agriculture

Learn more about a USAID program that helps get Ukrainian farmers and the country's agricultural sector moving again.
Nurse expanding oxygen mask rubber bands for demonstration (USAID/Lameck Ododo)

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

The United States is donating billions in COVID-19 vaccine doses, funding for COVAX and medical supplies to countries all over the world.