The United States has announced it will provide Ukraine with another round of humanitarian assistance as the war between Russia and Ukraine continues.
US Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power authorized $169 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Ukraine. The aid announcement comes one day after Administrator Powers and Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska met in Washington DC.
Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska pictured leaving the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington DC
In a statement, USAID said the $169 million would provide “emergency food and cash assistance, safe drinking water, logistical support, information management support for humanitarian operations, nutrition, emergency shelter assistance, hygiene items, emergency health care, and mental health care to Ukrainians directly impacted by the conflict.”