The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Madagascar is pleased to announce that it is providing $4.5 million in assistance to Madagascar to respond to the drought in the south of the country. These programs will provide assistance to over 120,000 people affected by drought in five districts. This contribution will administer immediate assistance to combat hunger and malnutrition as well as assist with longer-term recovery efforts.
The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation. Applications must be in accordance with the Attachment, Sections I through V of this solicitation. Incomplete or unsigned applications will not be considered. Applicants should retain copies of all application materials for their records.
Minister of Health Lalatiana Andriamanarivo, U.S. Ambassador Robert Yamate, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Susan Riley, and the U.S. Government Deputy Global Malaria Coordinator Dr. Bernard Nahlen visited Foulpointe in Atsinanana region on September 30 to officially launch the bed net mass distribution campaign. For the duration of the campaign, from September 28 through November 12, a total of 10.5 million long-lasting insecticide treated nets will be distributed in 92 districts, protecting at least 20 million Malagasy against malaria.
USAID in Madagascar is soliciting applications from all interested applicants for:
Position: Development Outreach and Communications (DOC) Advisor (Resident Hire)
Area of consideration: US citizen, US Green Card holder, EFM (Eligible Family Member to US Government employee), or English speaking Third Country National residing in Madagascar.
On June 19, the Minister of Environment Ralava Beboarimisa, the US Ambassador Robert T. Yamate, and the USAID Mission Director Susan S. Riley visited the village of Kelilalina to witness development activities provided through USAID/Food for Peace’s Fararano program. They spent the morning meeting with mothers and their small children who received nutritious food rations of fortified oil and corn-soy flour and partook in cooking demonstrations to learn how to incorporate local ingredients to nourish their families.
Last updated: November 18, 2015