Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)

The new USAID Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance - or BHA - leads and coordinates the U.S. Government’s disaster assistance efforts overseas, reaching millions of people around the world with life-saving aid. BHA delivers humanitarian assistance to save lives and alleviate the suffering of people affected by disasters around the world. We also help the world’s most vulnerable people prepare, recover, and transition from crisis toward prosperity and self-reliance.

Current projects

Providing an integrated multi-sectoral emergency response to support vulnerable conflict-affected populations through coordination and delivery of essential lifesaving services in Southeast of Sudan
Humanitarian coordination & provision of CCCM-integrated responses to displacement-affected populations in South Sudan
Providing dynamic, targeted and informed assistance for integrated life-saving support to households most affected by drought and conflict in Somalia
Building Resilience Through Early Recovery Support to Flood-Affected Communities of Pakistan
Addressing Food Insecurity through a Multisectoral Response and Strengthening Intersectoral & Food Security and Nutrition Evidence-Based Analysis, Planning & Response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Holistic and multisectoral emergency response, using Settlement Approach, for the population living in and around informal settlements in North, West and Eastern Afghanistan
Addressing the immediate multi-sectoral humanitarian needs of IDPs and conflict-affected populations inside Ukraine
Providing a multi-sectoral humanitarian response to vulnerable conflict- and earthquake affected households in Syria (2023-2024)
Strengthening resilience through food security and livelihoods support to drought-affected communities of Umerkot District in Pakistan
Providing a multi-sectoral response to vulnerable individuals affected by displacement after a RRM response; while enabling recovery and fostering qualitative coordination of services in Mali
Addressing Food Insecurity and supporting vulnerable conflict-affected populations in and out of formal and informal displacement settings through coordination and delivery of essential, life-saving services in the Nord and Est Regions of Burkina Faso
Rapid Response Mechanism in the Lake Chad Province
Reducing Disaster Risk Vulnerability in Eastern Ukraine – Phase II
Complementary Action for Resilience Building in South Sudan (CARB)