United States Hands Over COVID-19 Response Equipment to Davao City, Meets with Local Partners

Davao City, December 3, 2021—Today, the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Defense (DOD), delivered close to Php26.4 million ($528,000) worth of medical supplies and resources to bolster Davao City’s COVID-19 response. 
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USAID, Quezon City Launch Mobile COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Initiatives

Manila, November 8, 2021—Today, the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Quezon City government launched six new COVID-19 mobile testing units and one mobile vaccination team to support the city’s fight against COVID-19.   
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USAID Launches New Project to Increase Digital Connectivity in the Philippines

Manila, October 29, 2021—The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), formally launched on October 28 a new project to increase digital connectivity in the Philippines.  The five-year, Php1.65-billion ($33 million) Better Access and Connectivity (BEACON) project will promote economic growth through better information and communications technology (ICT), helping bridge the digital divide in the Philippines.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has ...
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USAID Launches Php750-Million Project to Support Climate Resilience in the Philippines

Manila, October 29, 2021—The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched on October 28 a new project to build climate resilience in the Philippines, one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries.  The five-year, Php750-million ($15 million) Climate Resilient Cities project will help cities in the Philippines adapt to, mitigate, and endure the impacts of climate change by increasing their ...
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USAID Hands Over Supplementary Reading Materials to Improve Reading Outcomes in Masbate

Manila, October 27, 2021—As part of its continuing efforts to improve reading outcomes and basic education for children in the Philippines, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over 44,000 Minasbate language supplementary reading materials to the Department of Education (DepEd) at a virtual event on October 25.  The event also recognized writers, illustrators, editors, and ...
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