USAID

Two people standing in bucket by power lines (Claire Novak)

Women break boundaries in the energy sector

USAID is working in nine countries to increase the number of women in the energy sector,  especially in higher-paying technical and leadership positions.
Woman about to inject vaccine into a child's upper arm (© Ary Silva/PAHO/WHO)

Eradicated diseases return amid Venezuela’s crisis

Venezuela's economic collapse has left its people vulnerable to once eradicated diseases that could spread across the Americas.
People handling boxesvideo

USAID continues to stand with Venezuelan people [video]

The humanitarian need in Venezuela is vast and growing every day. See what USAID is doing to help the people of Venezuela in this video.
Airplane and humanitarian aid suppliesvideo

U.S. airlifts supplies for people of Venezuela [video]

Learn more about the U.S. assistance that is awaiting delivery to the people of Venezuela, who are suffering under Nicolás Maduro's failed policies.
Two people holding fishing nets (Romwell Mari Sanchez for USAID/Philippines)

Preserving the ocean’s bounty for Filipino fishers

A USAID grant seeks to counteract destructive fishing practices and environmental threats as well as help Filipino fishers preserve their way of life.
Two women hugging (Alison Harding/USAID/OFDA)

The Venezuelan way: One family’s story

More than 1 million Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape a political and economic crisis. Meet a woman who had to make that difficult decision.
Police on motorcycles ahead of trucks on highway (© Fernando Vergara/AP Images)

In photos: Scenes of U.S. assistance for Venezuelans

The United States is working to get humanitarian aid to the people of Venezuela in the midst of food and medical shortages.
Woman standing by USAID sign holding baby (© Christine Armario/AP Images)

U.S. aid will help feed Venezuelans

The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela has led to a shortage of food and medical supplies, causing millions of people to go hungry and flee their homes.
Woman picking a teddy bear out of a pile of debris (© Erik de Castro/Reuters)

When typhoons strike the Philippines, U.S. aid follows

When typhoons strike the Philippines, the U.S. ally knows it can count on generous U.S. assistance. But America helps in nonemergencies too.