U.S. Announces Humanitarian Assistance at the International Conference on Sustaining Support for the Rohingya Refugee Response

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE, MICHAEL R. POMPEO October 22, 2020 Today, the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) conducted a virtual conference on Sustaining International Support for the Rohingya Refugee Response. The United States announced ...
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Readout: Deputy Secretary Biegun Co-Hosts Donor Conference, “Sustaining Support for the Rohingya Refugee Response”

Today, the United States, led by Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun, co-hosted a virtual Rohingya Refugee Donor Conference along with the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).  U.S. Agency for International Development Acting Administrator John Barsa joined the Deputy Secretary in hosting the event.  Deputy Secretary Biegun and ...
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Statement by Deputy Secretary, Stephen Biegun

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release October 22, 2020 Thank you, Acting Assistant Secretary O’Connell, and thank you for the kind introduction and for your incredible leadership here in the United States, especially in the Rohingya response.  I would also like to thank my co-hosts Minister of State Ahmad, Commissioner ...
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Joint Press Statement of the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

The United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will bring the international community together this month to address the Rohingya crisis.
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U.S. Embassy Provides COVID-19 Response Equipment to Dhaka Metropolitan Police Diplomatic Security Division

U.S. Embassy Dhaka distributed personal protective equipment (PPE) to Dhaka Metropolitan Police Diplomatic Security Division in support of its COVID-19 response efforts.
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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.
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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.
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U.S. Embassy Provides Additional COVID-19 Response Equipment to Bangladesh Prison Headquarters

U.S. Embassy Dhaka coordinated with the Ministries of Health and Home Affairs to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to COVID-19 first responders.
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United States Government Provides Fast COVID-19 Testing Machines and Biosafety Equipment to TB Hospital in Bangladesh

Today, Ambassador Earl R. Miller visited the 250-bed Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital in Shyamoli, Dhaka to observe how U.S. government-provided GeneXpert machines can detect COVID-19 within 45 minutes and handed over equipment to improve diagnosis of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB).
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U.S. Embassy Provides Covid-19 Response Equipment to Bangladesh Armed Forces Division in Sixth Handover

U.S. Embassy Dhaka distributed personal protective equipment (PPE)  to Bangladesh Armed Forces Division in support of its COVID-19 response efforts.
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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 ...
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U.S. Embassy Provides Covid-19 Response Equipment to Bangladesh Police Headquarters

U.S. Embassy Dhaka coordinated with the Ministries of Health and Home Affairs to distribute personal protective equipment (PPE) to COVID-19 first responders
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Ambassador Miller’s Remarks at Virtual Launch of USAID Urban Poor At-Risk Food Assistance Program

Around the world, heroic people are working tirelessly to prevent the spread of COVID-19, to help treat those who are infected, and to support us all in meeting these daunting challenges.  
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United States Government Provides $7 Million in Food Assistance to Help Urban Poor in Dhaka Cope with COVID-19 Challenges

Funding is part of the over $43.4 million in U.S. government assistance to date to support Bangladesh’s COVID-19 response efforts and builds on more than $1 billion in health assistance to Bangladesh over the past 20 years.
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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

The United States continues to lead the global effort to respond to and end the COVID-19 pandemic. Building upon decades of investment in life-saving health and humanitarian assistance, the American people should be proud of the real results we are achieving through our help to nations around the world, which also helps protect the homeland.
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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

The United States continues to lead in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, illustrated by recent announcements of new foreign assistance that are made possible through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action.
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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ambassador Miller’s Press Statement Announcing JRP 2020 Funding

March 4, 2020 As-salamu Alaykum.  Thank you all for being here. Yesterday in Geneva,  at the launch of the 2020 Joint Response Plan for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh, and internally displaced Rohingya and members of ...
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United States Announces New Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Rohingya and Members of Other Affected Communities in Bangladesh and Burma

On March 3, the United States announced more than $59 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh and internally displaced Rohingya and members of other affected communities in Burma. 
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Ambassador Miller: U.S. Humanitarian Assistance Supports Bangladeshi Communities Affected By Rohingya Crisis

DHAKA, September 16, 2019 – United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller travelled to Cox’s Bazar September 13-15.  During his trip, he met with organizations providing assistance to Rohingya refugees and communities hosting refugees. The United States is the world’s leading contributor of humanitarian assistance in response to the Rohingya refugee crisis, having provided ...
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