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USAID

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Liberty depends on press freedom, says US ambassador

US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller on Thursday said journalists should be free to pursue the truth without fear of censorship, harassment, or arrest as they perform this life-saving service.

Earl Miller

One in four Americans face stay-at-home orders

Nearly 1 in 4 Americans were under orders to close up shop and stay at home on Saturday, as lawmakers in Washington neared a deal that could pump a record $1 trillion into the economy to limit the ...

Times Square. Photo: Reuters

COVID-19: US to provide $37m for Bangladesh, 24 other countries

The US government on Tuesday announced a commitment of $37 million in financing for 25 countries including Bangladesh which are either affected by novel coronavirus, COVID-19, or at high risk of its ...

A sign alerts customers of limited sales of antibacterial hand washes and sanitiser gels, at a London store on 3 March 2020. AFP

USAID to provide $6 million more for CHT dev programmes

USAID, through its CHT Watershed Co-Management Activity, will foster an integrated ecosystem management approach through another $6 million in grant funding until August 2023 in addition to the ...

USAID to provide $6 million more for CHT dev programmes

CARE’s early weather forecast programme to reduce losses, deaths

Non-profit organisation CARE through its food security programme Shouhardo III held a workshop titled ‘Improved Weather and Flood Information System for Community Based Risk and Resource ...

CARE’s early weather forecast programme to reduce losses, deaths

Huawei mulls 'Plan B' against US restrictions

Google's decision to partially cut off Huawei devices from its Android operating system has presented the Chinese tech titan with one of its most dramatic challenges yet: how to keep up with the ...

Huawei mulls 'Plan B' against US restrictions

US aid suspension hits Gaza poor

Hadil al-Rafati gently adjusts her anaemia-stricken toddler’s frail legs onto her lap in the lobby of an NGO’s clinic in Gaza City.The programme providing treatment to her son is among those in the ...

US aid suspension hits Gaza poor

New USAID mission director Derrick Brown in Dhaka

New USAID Bangladesh mission director Derrick S Brown has arrived in Dhaka to take charge of his new duties.Brown was sworn in as mission director for USAID on 9 July and arrived here on 14 July, ...

New USAID mission director Derrick Brown in Dhaka

USAID chief reaffirms commitment to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

The US government's aid chief said on Friday he believes in American aid engagement and development work in Myanmar, and the Rohingya crisis is an "impediment" to that work, not a reason to scale ...

USAID chief reaffirms commitment to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

USAID administrator in Cox's Bazar to meet Rohingyas

US Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator Mark Green is visiting the district to meet Rohingyas and see the present situation on the ground.The USAID administrator, who arrived ...

USAID administrator in Cox's Bazar to meet Rohingyas
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