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USAID Administrator Samantha Power's Call with Prime Minister of Haiti
The Administrator received Prime Minister Henry's assessment of developments on the ground and made clear that the United States and USAID are committed to supporting his government by quickly addressing Haiti's urgent humanitarian needs. They discussed ways the United States can be most effective in providing the Haitian people with the help they need, including support for ongoing search and rescue efforts in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake.
August 26, Administrator Samantha Power traveled to Haiti
Administrator Power, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Michele S. Sison, [et al.] conducted an aerial tour of affected areas in southwestern Haiti. The group then visited the commune of Maniche, in Les Cayes Depart, where they surveyed damage and discussed priority needs with community members and local first responders.
root causes, SOUTHCOM Commander Admiral Rev. Mr Faller
Administrator Power held a press conference in Port-au-Prince where she began by expressing her profound condolences to the families of the US service members and Afghans who were killed in Kabul today. She then described how USAID's $32 million < cue Dr Evil pinkie > in just-announced humanitarian assistance would support earthquake response efforts, including by supporting humanitarian partners delivering urgently needed health care services, emergency shelter and food, safe drinking water, hygiene and sanitation assistance, gender-based violence prevention and response, child protection, and psychosocial support services.
White House seeks over $30B for disaster aid, Afghan refugees, 7 Sep 2021
"The administration is seeking roughly $24 billion for [domestic] disaster relief and $6.4 billion to support the relocation of tens of thousands of Afghans"
by Cat on Sun Sep 19th, 2021 at 05:50:04 PM EST
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