06 March 2020 – Funded global humanitarian assistance programs related to COVID-19

Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support; International relations; Foreign aid
Level of Jurisdiction: Federal

Overview: The U.S. Congress funded $300 million for the International Disaster Assistance (IDA) account in the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support humanitarian assistance needs related to coronavirus as part of phase 1 legislation.
Full details here: https://www.kff.org/global-health-policy/issue-brief/the-u-s-response-to-coronavirus-summary-of-the-coronavirus-preparedness-and-response-supplemental-appropriations-act-2020/