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U.S. Provides Humanitarian Aid In CAR

Writing in the U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote” blog, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne Richard discusses the U.S. response to the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic. “…In addition to diplomatic efforts, State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration and the humanitarian offices of USAID fund food, improved shelter, medical care, and other emergency relief. U.S. contributions to humanitarian efforts so far this year total $67 million and are making a difference, supporting the work of scores of international and non-governmental organizations spread out across the country in an effort to help communities beset by violence…” (5/5).