U.S. helps Caribbean countries fight COVID-19 (July 23)

U.S. helps Caribbean countries fight COVID-19 (July 23)   The U.S. government is providing financial assistance and technical support to multiple Caribbean nations fighting COVID-19. Assistance ranges from distribution of medical or protective equipment to support for programs in which young leaders engage students while schools are closed. The U.S. Department of Defense has delivered ...
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NASA engineers develop a ventilator for COVID-19 patients (June 30)

NASA engineers develop a ventilator for COVID-19 patients (June 30)   A meeting over coffee at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has led to a ventilator prototype for COVID-19 patients,  according to NASA . Mechanical systems engineer David Van Buren and JPL chief engineer Rob Manning started discussing the COVID-19 pandemic and how they could help while in ...
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U.S. funding of global health strengthens COVID-19 fight (June 25)

U.S. funding of global health strengthens COVID-19 fight (June 25)   The United States has donated $1.16 billion more to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to prevent the spread of infectious diseases worldwide. President Trump provided  a statement of support for Gavi at the public Gavi pledge conference , hosted by the United Kingdom, on June 4. Bonnie Glick, deputy administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development ...
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USDA strengthens Georgia’s Food Safety System during COVID-19 pandemic (June 19)

USDA strengthens Georgia’s Food Safety System during COVID-19 pandemic (June 19)   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Caucasus Agricultural Development Initiative, funded by the U.S Department of State, is assisting Georgia’s efforts to improve its food safety systems using distance coaching modules led by international food safety laboratory specialist Dr. Janie Dubois. Incorporating a risk-based food ...
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The United States provides $1 Million in Assistance to Georgia to respond to COVID-19 (June 18)

The United States provides $1 Million in Assistance to Georgia to respond to COVID-19 (June 18)   Tbilisi – The United States Government has committed $1 million in additional funding through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak in Georgia.  The new assistance, delivered in partnership with ...
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U.S. relief groups protect most vulnerable from COVID-19 (June 8)

U.S. relief groups protect most vulnerable from COVID-19 (June 8) International relief organizations based in the United States are protecting the world’s most vulnerable people from COVID-19. These nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are collaborating with local officials to screen patients for COVID-19 in Africa and build a hospital in Bangladesh. U.S. donors have given more than ...
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Virtual Pacific Islands Dialogue on COVID-19 Assistance (June 4)

Virtual Pacific Islands Dialogue on COVID-19 Assistance (June 4)   The United States and Taiwan are enhancing our important cooperation to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  We want countries around the world to benefit from the generous contributions and impressive expertise that Taiwan—a vibrant democracy and a force for good—brings to the global community, and improve the health and welfare ...
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Fulfilling the President’s Generous Commitment to Provide Critical Medical Supplies Across the Globe (June 4)

Fulfilling the President’s Generous Commitment to Provide Critical Medical Supplies Across the Globe (June 4) PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE The United States has been the largest contributor to global health security and humanitarian assistance for more than a half century, saving lives all over the planet. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have truly mobilized ...
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U.S. collaborates with international community on COVID-19 [video] (May 27)

U.S. collaborates with international community on COVID-19 (May 27)   The U.S. is working as part of the  international community  to discover treatment options, share research and build partnerships to defeat COVID-19. The American  private sectoracademic institutions  and government facilities are joining their allies and building unbreakable ties in their unified fight against the new coronavirus.
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UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19 (May 19)

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19 (May 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. The American people have given more than $10 billion that will benefit the global COVID-19 ...
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Handover of Field Hospital Tents to the Emergency Management Service of Georgia (May 15)

Handover of Field Hospital Tents to the Emergency Management Service of Georgia (May 15) Today, May 14th, the Disaster Risk Reduction Center of the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG), supported by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Zrda activity, provided medical tents to the Emergency Management Service to support Georgia’s response ...
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U.S. businesses support COVID-19 response [video] (May 12)

U.S. businesses support COVID-19 response (May 12)   American businesses, both  large  and  small , are rapidly shifting their production lines to  respond to demands for products  that help combat the new coronavirus. Watch this video to learn more about how American workers are helping medical personnel and citizens stay protected against COVID-19.
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Brock Bierman discusses much needed COVID-19 response assistance from USAID to Georgia (May 6)

Brock Bierman discusses much needed COVID-19 response assistance from USAID to Georgia (May 6)   USAID Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman spoke to TV Imedi this week about what USAID is doing to help Georgia better respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are committed to helping the people of Georgia respond to COVID-19. The United States ...
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Update: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Response to COVID-19 (May 1)

Update: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Response to COVID-19 (May 1)   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.  Months into fighting this pandemic at home and abroad, the United States remains the largest ...
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UPDATE: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19 (April 16)

UPDATE: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Humanitarian and Health Assistance Response to COVID-19 (April 16)   The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health response to the COVID-19 pandemic even while we battle the virus at home.  As part of this comprehensive and generous  response from the American people, the ...
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Release of U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19 (April 16

Release of U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19 (April 16)   In collaboration with U.S. departments and agencies, the Department of State is releasing the U.S. Government Action Plan to Support the International Response to COVID-19. Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. government’s action, the United States continues ...
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Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services; Deputy Assistant Secretary Hugo Yon, Burea

Briefing With Dr. William Walters, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Operations, Bureau of Medical Services; Deputy Assistant Secretary Hugo Yon, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ian Brownlee, Bureau of Consular Affairs On COVID-19: Updates on Health Impact and Assistance for American Citizens Abroad (April 16)   MR BROWN: Good afternoon, ...
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U.S. increases global COVID-19 Aid (April 13)

U.S. increases global COVID-19 Aid (April 13) The United States is pledging an additional $225 million to the global fight against COVID-19, strengthening its commitment to stopping the global pandemic. “We do this because we’re good and generous people,” U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo said in announcing new COVID-19 funding April 7. “We ...
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Ambassador Degnan speaks about U.S. Aid for Georgia’s COVID-19 response (April 13)

Ambassador Degnan speaks about U.S. Aid for Georgia’s COVID-19 response (April 13) Gamarjoba – For nearly 30 years, the United States and Georgia have built a partnership based on shared values, common strategic interests, and the mutual benefits of cooperation. As you know, U.S. Government assistance has helped Georgia to strengthen its defense and security, ...
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U.S. Assistance to Italy (April 11)

U.S. Assistance to Italy (April 11)   During these difficult times, the United States is working in solidarity with our partners and Allies to provide humanitarian assistance to countries in need and to take all possible measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.  Italy, one of our closest Allies and friends, has been at the ...
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U.S. stands with ASEAN to control the new Coronavirus (April 9)

U.S. stands with ASEAN to control the new Coronavirus (April 9)   Since the outbreak of the COVID­-19 pandemic, the United States has provided more than $18 million in emergency health and humanitarian assistance to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries. The examples range from providing technical experts to Myanmar, to sharing best practices ...
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USAID Partnering with Enterprise Georgia to Combat COVID-19 (April 9)

USAID Partnering with Enterprise Georgia to Combat COVID-19 (April 9)   The U.S. Government, through USAID, announced that its Economic Security Program is supporting the production of packaging for nearly one million domestically manufactured medical masks to be distributed throughout Georgia.  A partnership between USAID, Enterprise Georgia, and private sector manufacturers, this activity is helping ...
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Spirit of America,in coordination with U.S. Civil-Military Support Element, donates personal protective equipment to clinic in Akhaltskhikhe (April 9)

Spirit of America, in coordination with U.S. Civil-Military Support Element, donates personal protective equipment to a clinic in Akhaltskhikhe (April 8)    Since 2018, U.S. Embassy Tbilisi’s Civil-Military Support Element (CMSE) has been cooperating with the Democrat Women’s Organization (DWO), which operates a women’s health clinic in Akhaltsikhe. The clinic primarily supports women’s health and conducts cancer screenings for the Samtskhe-Javakheti region. Since the outbreak ...
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Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response Through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance (April 8)

Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response Through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance (April 8)   Thanks to the unmatched generosity of the American people and the efforts of the U.S. Government, the United States has continued to lead the world’s public health and humanitarian response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are building on that ...
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U.S. companies helped China in its time of need (April 7)

U.S. companies helped China in its time of need (April 7) The people of the United States care for the people of China. As the People’s Republic of China grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, U.S. companies sprang into action to provide assistance, relief and containment efforts. From beverage companies to shipping businesses, ...
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IAEA to Ship Vital Testing Equipment to Countries in the Fight against COVID-19 (April 1)

IAEA to Ship Vital Testing Equipment to Countries in the Fight against COVID-19 (April 1)   The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is dispatching a first batch of equipment to more than 40 countries to enable them to use a nuclear-derived technique to rapidly detect the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This emergency assistance is part ...
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U.S. announces additional $5 million in funding to IAEA to Combat COVID-19 Outbreak (March 23)

U.S. announces an additional $5 million in funding to IAEA to Combat COVID-19 Outbreak (March 23)   U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna Vienna, Austria March 23, 2020 The United States informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today that an additional $5 million of U.S. voluntary contributions to the IAEA will be allocated ...
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