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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 7, 2005

Fact Sheet: Addressing Hunger and Humanitarian Emergencies in Africa

“Through all our efforts to fight disease and hunger, we can spare people in many nations from untold suffering, and Africa especially. Millions are facing great affliction, but with our help, they will not face it alone. America has a special calling to come to their aid, and we will do so with the compassion and generosity that have always defined the United States."

President George W. Bush, February 1, 2003

Today's Action

The funding announced today includes:

Humanitarian Emergencies

Breaking the Cycle of Famine

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