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    U.S. Agency for International Development Ronald Reagan Building
    20523-1000 Washington, D.C.
    United States of America

    Phone: +1 202 712 4810
    Fax: +1 202 712 4810
    Website: http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian_assistance/disaster_assistance/

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Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)

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http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian_assistance/disaster_assistance/

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is the office within USAID responsible for facilitating and coordinating U.S. Government emergency assistance overseas. As part of USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), OFDA provides humanitarian assistance...

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Mission

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is the office within USAID responsible for facilitating and coordinating U.S. Government emergency assistance overseas. As part of USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), OFDA provides humanitarian assistance to save lives, alleviate human suffering, and reduce the social and economic impact of humanitarian emergencies worldwide.

Disaster Reduction Goal

USAID/OFDA’s goals in DRR are to: 1) prevent, prepare for, and mitigate disasters; 2) promote integrated approaches with disaster response, recovery, transition; and 3) to support diversified resilient livelihoods.

Membership in Key Networks

Subcommittee on Disaster Reduction (SDR)
http://www.sdr.gov//

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
https://www.gfdrr.org/node/1

Other activities

http://www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/working-crises-and-conflict/disaster-risk-reduction/resources

Disaster Risk Reduction Focal Point(s)

Laura Powers
A. Sezin Tokar

Websites

http://www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/working-crises-and-conflict/disaster-risk-reduction

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