Statement on the Sixth Anniversary of the Rohingya Genocide

Today marks six years since the Burma military’s brutal campaign of violence, rape, and murder against Rohingya men, women, and children. Read More»

Marking Five Years Since the Genocide in Burma

Five years ago, Burma’s military launched a brutal campaign against Rohingya – razing villages, raping, torturing, and perpetrating large-scale violence that killed thousands of Rohingya men, women, and children. Read More»

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

The U.S. is leading the global response to COVID-19 with foreign assistance funding, having allocated $20.5 billion for the development of vaccines and therapeutics, preparedness efforts, and other foreign assistance. Read More»

World Humanitarian Day 2020

MS O’CONNELL:  Thank you very much, Doris.  Hello and thank you all for joining us to commemorate World Humanitarian Day 2020.  I proudly join Secretary Pompeo in honoring the memory of humanitarian workers who have made the ultimate sacrifice answering the call to protect the lives and alleviate suffering for crisis-affected people around the world. Read More»

New Humanitarian and Health Assistance Bolsters U.S. Leadership in Response to COVID-19

The American people’s generosity remains unmatched in the global fight against COVID-19. The Department of State and USAID are providing an additional $208 million in new humanitarian and health assistance to bolster our ongoing response efforts, helping the world’s most vulnerable overcome the devastation inflicted by this deadly virus. With today’s announcement, the State Department ... Read More»
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