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While teachers, students and parents prepare for “Back to School,” some 80 million children around the world are out of school because of crisis and conflict. USAID is committed to providing children and youth—including the most vulnerable—access to an education.




USAID responds to all types of natural disasters including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclones, floods, droughts, fires, pest infestations, and disease outbreaks. USAID also provides assistance when lives or livelihoods are threatened by catastrophes such as civil conflict, acts of terrorism, or individual accidents. LEARN MORE

  • 52
    crises addressed in 52 countries in FY2016
  • 110
    million people affected by
    natural disasters in 2015
  • 25
    THE NUMBER OF COUNTRIES where USAID has helped achieve a 24% reduction in under-five mortality and an 18.5% reduction in neonatal deaths over the past eight years.
  • 70
    THE NUMBER OF U.S. COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES that have partnered to develop and scale cutting edge technologies to solve global food challenges that are helping to both develop agriculture as an engine of economic growth and to reduce hunger, poverty, and undernutrition for millions.

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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) was born out of a spirit of progress, innovation and a reflection of American’s values, character and a fundamental belief in doing the right thing.

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  • 87
    missions around the world
  • 1%
    of the federal budget
  • 3,500

We partner to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity