Rebecca Gustafson

Rebecca Gustafson

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July 2, 2013

Quiet Heroes Save Lives Daily in Syria

The U.S. government is providing nearly $815 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria. This aid is not… more
May 13, 2013

U.S. Provides Wheat To Fill Urgent Food Gaps in Syria

As part of our nearly $510 million in humanitarian aid to help those affected by the crisis in Syria ,… more
May 7, 2013

Saving a Syrian University Student’s Life

Ghassan, a university student from Rif Damascus, was heading home from classes when fighting broke out between regime and rebel… more
March 27, 2013

Saving a Leg and a Life in Rif Damascus

As part of the $385 million in U.S. government humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria, USAID is supporting more… more
March 10, 2013

Aid for a Syrian Baby

In January 2013, a mortar shell struck an apartment in Dar'a Governorate. A mother in an adjoining apartment grabbed her… more
March 3, 2013

From the Ground in Syria: Delivering Flour to Aleppo

Another truck filled with USAID-donated flour will arrive, and the whole process will be played out again. USAID is providing… more
February 22, 2013

Improving Hygiene for Displaced Syrians

Basic personal hygiene is critical to help prevent the spread of illness and disease among displaced Syrians. After nearly two… more
February 24, 2011

New Zealand: USAID Deploys Urban Search and Rescue Team to Christchurch

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Rebecca Gustafson, USAID/OFDA Press Officer with the New Zealand Earthquake response… more