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U.S. Government Boosts City of Manila’s Fight Against COVID-19
September 17, 2020

U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim today visited the Delpan Quarantine Facility in Tondo, Manila, to hand over 5,000 hygiene kits and 16 handwashing stations to Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno in support of the city government’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 8, 2020

The United States supports the Philippine government and the Filipino people in the fight against COVID-19. U.S. assistance demonstrates our longstanding commitment to our Philippine friends, partners, and allies in times of need.

BFAR and USAID Host Workshop to Battle Illegal Fishing
September 2, 2020

The U.S. and Philippine governments launched on Wednesday, September 2, a workshop attended by 135 participants to measure and understand the negative impacts of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the country.

United States Provides 100 Ventilators to the Philippines to Support COVID-19 Response
August 28, 2020

The United States donated 100 new, state-of-the-art ventilators and associated supplies to the Philippines to assist its fight against COVID-19. U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, and Department of Health Secretary Francisco Duque led the handover of the ventilators at Malacañang Palace on Friday, August 28.

U.S. Government Assistance to Boost Davao City’s Campaign Against COVID-19
August 26, 2020

The U.S. government donated personal protective equipment (PPE) and hygiene kits to support Davao City’s efforts to address COVID-19. U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim handed over the items to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio during a virtual event on Wednesday, August 26.