humanitarian assistance

U.S. Donates Field Hospital to South Africa for COVID-19 Response

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By Army Lt. Col. Al Phillips , New York National Guard

The hospital was purchased by U.S. Africa Command through the command's Humanitarian Assistance Program, and transferred to South African officials by personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa.

Teamwork provides protective masks quickly

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By Tim Hoyle
DLA Disposition Services

ALBANY, Georgia, April 13, 2020 — Quick efforts by elements of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command moved 154,000 N95 masks from storage at Albany, Georgia, to make them available to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services or the military in their response to COVID-19.

Humanitarian assistance projects provide disaster relief in Nepal

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Story by John Budnik

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently completed two humanitarian assistance construction projects that are now providing critical support services to the population of Kathmandu, Nepal, in the wake of the deadly earthquakes that struck in April and May.

U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Nepal Totals $12.5 Million

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By Embassy of the U.S., Nepal, May 01, 2015

The U.S. Government has committed $12.5 million in humanitarian funding to aid relief efforts in Nepal following the April 25 earthquake.  U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funds totaling $12.5 million will reach urban and rural communities in the hardest hit districts throughout Nepal.