Latest Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance Stories

2014-09-02 12:28:30

Monetary Donations Are Best to Support Ebola Relief Efforts in West Africa WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-03-07 12:24:01

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How much progress have women made over the last decade? USAID and The Demographic and Health Surveys Program assess gains in women's status and gender

2012-12-15 05:02:43

Integrated Neighborhood Approach Hailed as Model for Urban Upgrading Mixco, Guatemala (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 PCI

2011-09-22 07:00:00

Macfadden Wins New Sub-Contract to Provide Support to USAID Latin America and Caribbean Bureau Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 Macfadden

2011-07-11 15:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Greene was sworn in last week as the new Mission Director for Bangladesh for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

2011-07-07 18:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the worst drought in the Horn of Africa since the 1950s, more than 10 million people--primarily in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia--are in need of emergency assistance. In response to this urgent need, the U.S.

2011-06-21 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxfam America and CNA warned that the U.S. is likely to face substantially increasing demands on its humanitarian response systems as a result of climate change. The organizations proposed a set of U.S.

2011-02-17 00:00:46

As the U.S. House of Representatives votes this week on fiscal 2011 spending, World Vision calls on lawmakers to protect funding for life-saving and cost-effective development assistance programs.

2010-12-03 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Government, through the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.