U.S. State Department Blog Post Discusses How U.S., Other Countries Coordinate Humanitarian Assistance Efforts In Uganda
U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Lending a Helping Hand: Assessing Humanitarian Assistance Efforts in Uganda
Zachary Blackburn, foreign affairs officer at the State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs’ Office of Agriculture Policy, discusses U.S. humanitarian assistance efforts in Uganda and the U.S. government’s participation in the Foreign Assistance Convention (FAC), a group “of 16 donor countries that work together to improve global food security by coordinating emergency responses and sharing best-practices.” Blackburn notes, “Coordinating donor assistance is exactly the mission of the FAC and why the United States is at the table to ensure that the most vulnerable have a hand up” (8/3).
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