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Foreign Humanitarian Assistance

1:51 PM6/28/2019
Foreign Humanitarian Assistance programs represent a series of security cooperation activities that support partner nations' provision of essential services while addressing a humanitarian need and promoting regional stability and security.
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Humanitarian aid training: preparing for when disaster strikes

7:47 AM2/10/2020
STUTTGART, Germany – Humanitarian aid training course prepares nearly 15 U.S. Africa Command personnel to respond when disaster strikes
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DoD supports African partner nations in multiple ways

12:00 AM5/1/2020
AFRICOM continues to work closely with African partners to for capacity-building programs, security assistance, military equipment sales, education and exercises.
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Humanitarian assistance provided to Seychelles, Mauritius to combat COVID-19

9:50 AM5/14/2020
The protective equipment, distributed by the embassy as part of AFRICOM’s humanitarian assistance programs to reduce human suffering and provide essential services to vulnerable populations, will assist medical professionals fighting this epidemic.
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Medical equipment donated to Lesotho at border station

10:30 AM6/26/2020
Department of Defense personnel assigned to the South African embassy delivered 12,000 medical grade face masks, 11,000 face shields and 256 thermometers to their counterparts from the U.S. embassy in the Kingdom of Lesotho.
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CJTF-HOA supports Djibouti’s fight against COVID-19

11:19 AM6/29/2020
Members of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), delivered approximately $9,400 worth of hospital beds to the Djibouti Ministry of Health during a ceremony at the Bouffard Hospital in Djibouti City, Djibouti, June 25.
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Medical supplies, PPE support Ghana Armed Forces’ COVID-19 treatment center

2:37 PM7/20/2020
The PPE donation is a follow-up to the donation of two state of the art Level II Field Hospitals to the Ghana Armed Forces Feb. 4 on behalf of the U.S.
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U.S. donates personal protective equipment to Zambian Ministry of Defense

10:35 AM10/20/2020
The PPE donation includes: 8,000 surgical masks, 8,600 N-95 respirator masks, 4,500 examination gloves, 7,000 hand sanitizer bottles, and over 200 containers of chlorine disinfectant supplies.
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Final installment of donated medical equipment reaches Namibia, Botswana

4:09 PM11/12/2020
The latest donation completes a $100 million Namibian dollars ($6.71 million US) donation of medical equipment to Namibia announced this spring.
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Donation of 40-bed field hospital supports South Africa's COVID-19 response

4:10 PM11/18/2020
The field hospital was donated to the South African Ministry of Health through U.S. Africa Command Humanitarian Assistance funds and erected in Maheking, in South Africa's Northwest Province. (U.S. Embassy photo)
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Donation of 40-bed field hospital supports South Africa's COVID-19 response

4:10 PM11/18/2020
Air Force Lt. Col. Darrick Mosley (3rd from left), the chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in South Africa, is joined by Dr. Norman Masilo Mabote (2nd from left), the acting senior clinical manager of Mahikeng Provincial Hospital, and Dr. Jody Mbuilu (left), head of emergency and family medicine and coordinator of COVID-19 treatment at Mahikeng Provincial Hospital, along with other staff members as the field hospital donated through U.S. Africa Command Humanitarian Assistance program goes online. (U.S. Embassy photo.)
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Donation of 40-bed field hospital supports South Africa's COVID-19 response

4:10 PM11/18/2020
The interior ward of the field hospital donated to the South African Minitry of Health by through U.S. Africa Command's Humanitarian Assistance program and erected in Maheking, in South Africa's Northwest Province. (U.S. Embassy photo)
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Donation of 40-bed field hospital supports South Africa's COVID-19 response

4:10 PM11/18/2020
The interior ward of the field hospital donated to the South African Ministry of Health through U.S. Africa Command Humanitarian Assistance funds and erected in Maheking, in South Africa's Northwest Province. (U.S. Embassy photo)
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Donation of 40-bed field hospital supports South Africa's COVID-19 response

4:10 PM11/18/2020
The hospital can operate autonomously and is equipped with eight air conditioning units equipped with high efficiency particulate air filtration and ultraviolet light scrubber systems to control infections.
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Donation of 40-bed field hospital supports South Africa's COVID-19 response

4:29 PM11/18/2020
The field hospital was donated to the South African Ministry of Health through U.S. Africa Command Humanitarian Assistance funds and erected in Maheking, in South Africa's Northwest Province. (U.S. Embassy photo)
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AFRICOM Donates Field Hospital to Kenya Border Police

4:22 PM11/23/2020
In addition to providing the control officer for the project, the Massachusetts National Guardsman will also assist in providing medical expertise post-COVID response when the Mobile Field Hospital is deployed to other areas.
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Projects in Benin increase both healthcare capacity and ability to document births

12:00 AM4/5/2021
In addition to making it harder for schooling, children lacking a birth record are more vulnerable to trafficking in persons or being recruited by violent groups in the region.
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Donated field hospital increases care capacity in Agadez, Niger

12:00 AM4/4/2022
This donation follows a similar mobile field hospital donation in Niamey in March 2021, and reinforces the U.S. commitment to partnering with the Nigerien government to help ensure the health and security of Niger's citizens.
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Donated field hospital increases care capacity in Agadez, Niger

12:00 AM3/23/2022
Nigerien workers build a mobile field hospital financed by U.S. Africa Command through the Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster Assistance, and Civic Aid program in Agadez, Niger, March 22, 2022. Subject matter experts taught Nigerien workers how to construct and maintain the field hospital autonomously, allowing the facility to be repurposed by the Government of Niger once the COVID-19 threat subsides
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Donated field hospital increases care capacity in Agadez, Niger

12:00 AM4/4/2022
Mr. Magagi Maman Dada, Agadez Regional Governor, cuts a ceremonial ribbon in front of the newly donated mobile field hospital in Agadez, Niger, April 4, 2022. The donation increases Agadez Regional Hospital’s capacity by an additional 30 beds, complete with the medical tools and resources to care for the 670,000-person community and surrounding areas.
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Donated field hospital increases care capacity in Agadez, Niger

12:00 AM3/23/2022
Nigerien workers build a mobile field hospital financed by U.S. Africa Command through the Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster Assistance, and Civic Aid program in Agadez, Niger, March 22, 2022. Subject matter experts taught Nigerien workers how to construct and maintain the field hospital autonomously, allowing the facility to be repurposed by the Government of Niger once the COVID-19 threat subsides
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Healthcare initiative supports Zambian military health clinics

12:00 AM3/25/2022
With the ECHO launch March 17, 2022, the Zambian military will be better equipped to support its service members, their families and the roughly 400,000 civilians living within the military health clinics’ catchment areas.
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Healthcare initiative supports Zambian Defence Force military health clinics

12:00 AM3/17/2022
The U.S. government, through the U.S. Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program, supported the launch of a virtual community of practice platform in partnership with the Zambian Defence Force on March 17.
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U.S. Army helps improve South African schools, clinics

12:00 AM7/19/2022
The facility will go a long way toward reducing overcrowding, with classrooms previously overflowing with nearly 100 students in a single class.
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