Navigation Links
U.S. Provides More Than $2 million in Assistance to Tajikistan
Date:2/14/2008

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than $830,000 to the people of Tajikistan after extreme winter weather and an energy crisis have caused a humanitarian crisis in the country. This funding will help provide fuel, heaters, clothing, household supplies, and health services to those in need through USAID partners Save the Children, CARE, and Mercy Corps.

In addition, the U.S. Department of State is shipping more than 259,000 humanitarian daily rations to Tajikistan. The total value of the rations, including transportation, is $1.6 million dollars, bringing the total value of U.S. Government humanitarian assistance to nearly $2.5 million.

Since January 2008, extreme cold weather and social and economic factors have resulted in food insecurity, power shortages, and damage to agricultural assets and water systems in Tajikistan, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Food insecurity is affecting more than 550,000 people, of whom at least 260,000 need immediate assistance, according to the UN World Food Program and other international partners.

The U.S. Government stands ready to further assist the people of Tajikistan should it be necessary. For more information about USAID's emergency humanitarian assistance programs, please visit: http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian_assistance/disaster_assistance/.

The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for nearly 50 years.

Public Information: 202-712-4810


'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Agency for International Development
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. CryoCath Provides Update on Patent Infringement Lawsuit
2. Aspen Health Stewardship Project Provides Means for Presidential Candidates to Reframe Health Care Reform
3. Bioniche Provides Update on Refractory Bladder Cancer Trial with Urocidin(TM)
4. Barrier Technology Provides New Weapon in MRSA War: Surface Care Products Prevent Growth and Transfer of Bacteria
5. PreMD Initiates FDA Review Process and Provides Corporate Update
6. Cipher provides CIP-TRAMADOL ER regulatory update
7. Legal Employer Provides Companies with Competitive Edge by Assuring Consumers that Workers are Legally Documented
8. Laser Energetics Provides Joint Venture Update to Shareholders
9. ATS Medical Provides Update on First Generation Tissue Valve Approval
10. OxySure(R) Systems, Inc. Named to 2008 Worlds Best Technologies (WBT) List For its Unique, Safe and Easy to Use Portable Emergency Oxygen Generator, Which Provides Medical Oxygen Without the Need for Compressed Tanks
11. GfK Asia Provides New View on the Optics Industry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... SABRE ... Scholarship Sweepstakes.,  , Molli C., a graduate student from Sonora, California, who will ... Administration at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida, was selected from a pool ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... HOUSTON, Texas (PRWEB) , ... September 22, 2017 ... ... leading network of independent freestanding emergency rooms is celebrating the one year anniversary ... anniversary of our facility opening,” said Dr. Otinwa, Facility Medical Director of First ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... ... products at customers’ doorstep. According to Smart Mart, customers can now order vegetable, ... offer wearable, and customers can find clothing at discounted prices. Apart from this, ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Process Capability ... p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET, http://www.fdanews.com/processcapabilityindices      , Quality ... run afoul of The Quality System Regulation (§820.250), and Devicemakers find themselves staring ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... in their communities, nine governmental public health departments have been awarded five-year accreditation ... decisions mean that the benefits of being served by a PHAB-accredited health ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/13/2017)... Sept. 13, 2017   OrthoAtlanta has been named ... Football Host Committee (AFHC) for the 2018 College Football Playoff ... 2018, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia ... AFHC "I,m In" campaign, participating in many activities leading up ... ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... , Sept. 12, 2017  ValGenesis Inc., ... Solutions (VLMS), is pleased to announce the appointment ... member of its Board of Directors and Chairman ... VLMS enables life science companies to manage their ... use of paper in this process. Furthermore, ValGenesis ...
(Date:9/9/2017)...  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ... for lasmiditan, an investigational, oral, first-in-class molecule for the ... compared to placebo in the Phase 3 SPARTAN study. ... Congress of the International Headache Society (IHC) in ... today demonstrate lasmiditan,s potential to reduce pain and provide ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: