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United States Announces $76 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for Yemen

by Christin VanZant last modified Mar 21, 2017 11:04 AM
Contributors: USAID
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 USAID Press Office Today the United States announced more than $76 million in new humanitarian assistance to respond to the urgent needs of the Yemeni people throughout the country, bringing the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for Yemen to nearly $404 million since 2015.

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U.S. funding will also help prevent the spread of cholera by supporting health and hygiene programs throughout the country. Additionally, an earlier contribution to WFP to provide mobile cranes for the Al Hudaydah Port will arrive soon, improving the capacity of the port to receive humanitarian and commercial supplies.



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