USAID, Rockefeller Foundation Launch $100M Fund For Disaster Resiliency In Asia, Africa

News outlets report on a new partnership between USAID and the Rockefeller Foundation to help Asia and Africa better cope with disasters and crises.

Thomson Reuters Foundation: USAID, Rockefeller launch $100 million climate resilience fund for Asia, Africa
“A $100 million fund launched by two U.S. organizations on Tuesday aims to make people in disaster-prone regions of Asia and Africa better able to cope with natural disasters and crises, so that they can get their lives and economies back on track more quickly and effectively…” (Win, 8/19).

VOA News: U.S. Foundation, Government Agency Take Aim at Poverty in Asia and Africa
“…The project is called the Global Resilience Partnership. Its co-founders hope that the initial financial commitment to it will soon double to $200,000,000 with help from governments, companies, and other stakeholders. …” (Herman, 8/19).