humanitarian assistance

Delivering shelter, rebuilding lives

Earthquakes in Nepal have affected the lives of more than 8 million people. The U.S. is providing shelter and helping communities rebuild.

U.S. and international partners continue Nepal earthquake relief efforts

Nepal still needs urgent assistance after it was hit by two earthquakes, and the United States is helping to provide relief. Learn how you can help too.

Space technology finds down-to-earth application in Nepal

After the 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal, the United States sent two of NASA's FINDER prototypes for use in search and rescue efforts. They rescued four men.

The facts: U.S. aid for Nepal’s earthquake

Three weeks after Nepal's devastating earthquake, the United States has contributed more than $27 million, including food and shelter supplies.

Help for Yemen: Kerry welcomes ‘humanitarian pause’ in conflict

In a visit to Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State John Kerry calls for peace in Yemen and humanitarian support for its people.

U.S. responds to Nepal’s need

U.S. commitment to Nepal earthquake relief is up to nearly $26 million, providing emergency shelter, medical supplies, safe drinking water and sanitation.

Search and rescue teams rush to help Nepal

The U.S. joins the United Nations, other countries and international groups working on disaster relief in coordination with the government of Nepal.

The U.S. stands with Nepal during this difficult time

The U.S. is working closely with the government of Nepal to provide assistance and support in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake.

Syria still needs your help

The scope of crisis in Syria — with nearly 4 million refugees outside its borders and 12.2 million inside the country — demands the world’s attention.