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Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa 

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY ANTONY J. BLINKEN April 23, 2021 Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa  Today, I am announcing that Jeffrey Feltman will serve as the U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa.  This appointment underscores the Administration’s commitment to lead an international diplomatic effort to address the interlinked political, security, and humanitarian ...
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U.S. and IOM Deliver Emergency Shelter for Ethiopians Displaced by Tigray Conflict

Press Release Embassy of the United States of America Addis Ababa, Ethiopia April 16, 2021 Addis Ababa, April 16, 2021—Today, the United States handed over 1,500 rolls of heavy-duty plastic sheeting to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The sheeting will support U.S. efforts to provide emergency shelter for tens of thousands of Ethiopians displaced ...
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U.S. CDC Launches $20 Million Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Project to Strengthen Ethiopia’s Core Public Health Capabilities

April 16, 2021 Press Release For Immediate Release   The U.S. CDC Launches $20 M USD Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Project in Ethiopia to Strengthen the Country’s Core Public Health Capabilities The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has committed an additional $20 M USD to strengthen Ethiopia’s capabilities in ...
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United States Announces More than $152 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance

April 8, 2021 PRESS RELEASE United States Announces More than $152 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People Affected by Tigray Crisis In response to growing needs in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $152 million in additional humanitarian assistance. The United ...
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U.S. and Ethiopia Launch New $2.2 Billion Phase of the Productive Safety Net Program

Addis Ababa, March 29, 2021 – Today, the United States joined the Government of Ethiopia and development partners to launch the next five-year phase of the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP). The PSNP is the Government of Ethiopia’s multi-billion dollar food security, public works, and social safety net program for millions in need across Ethiopia.The ...
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