USAID Administrator Travels to East Africa

USAID Administrator Travels to East Africa

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Administrator Mark Green is taking his first trip as USAID Administrator to East Africa amidst several food and humanitarian crises. He will assess humanitarian efforts and programs that address immediate needs and evaluate how we support affected communities in their ability to mitigate future crises.

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