The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance deploys urban search and rescue (USAR) task forces from Miami-Dade County, FL, and Fairfax County, VA, to respond to major disasters abroad. In the wake of the Turkey earthquake, both task forces were...
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The award is given each year to an individual or organization whose leadership has brought a deeper understanding to the American public about the important work of USAID and whose work at home reflects the same commitment to helping others improve the quality of life.