United States Provides Assistance to Bangladesh to Respond to Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

The U.S. government recently announced a commitment of $37 million in financing from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for 25 countries either affected by novel coronavirus COVID-19 or at high risk of its spread. 
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Statement by USAID Administrator Mark Green on The Commitment of $37 Million in Assistance to Respond to Novel Coronavirus Covid-19

The U.S. Government announced today a commitment of $37 million in financing from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for 25 countries affected by novel coronavirus COVID-19 or at high risk of its spread.
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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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USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick and Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice G. Wells Visit Bangladesh

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick and Acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice G. Wells traveled to Bangladesh from November 5-7 to promote expanded U.S.-Bangladesh bilateral relations, increase commercial and security ties, and address the ongoing Rohingya humanitarian crisis.
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USAID Funded Cyclone Shelter Inaugurated in Patuakhali

State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Mr. Zakir Hossen, MP, and USAID Bangladesh Mission Director Derrick Brown jointly inaugurated a new multi-purpose cyclone shelter in Mirzaganj Upazila of Patuakhali District today. This new cyclone shelter, located at the Uttor Jhati Bunia Government Primary School, can accommodate approximately 1,800 people during a cyclone and will ...
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Op-Ed on TB Day by Ambassador Earl R. Miller

Nine year old Sabbir was ill.  For several weeks he complained of chest pain and had a bad cough, sometimes coughing blood.  His parents took him to a pharmacy where he was misdiagnosed and given ineffective medication.  When his symptoms did not go away, Sabbir went to a doctor who fortunately recognized the symptoms of ...
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U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Visits Khulna-Jashore

USAID/Bangladesh  Mission Director Derrick Brown visited USAID development programs in the Jashore-Khulna region from September 18-20, including visits to key agriculture, labor and food assistance programs. The site visits were undertaken in collaboration with WordFish, WFP, Winrock International and World Vision Bangladesh among other implementing partners.
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The United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Rohingya and Other Vulnerable People in Burma and Bangladesh

The United States announces more than $44 million in additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and people affected by violence and conflict in Burma. This brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for displaced people in and from Burma to more than $299 million.
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