U.S. Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance To Venezuela, Including $205M From USAID
USAID: The United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Funding In Response To The Venezuela Regional Crisis
In this statement, USAID Acting Administrator John Barsa discusses U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement of nearly $348 million in additional humanitarian assistance, including $205 million from USAID, to Venezuela, noting, “This funding will save lives by protecting hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan children against polio, measles, mumps, rubella, and diphtheria. The United States recognizes the critical need to prioritize immunizations, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic” (9/19).