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

Holistic and multisectoral emergency response, using Settlement Approach, for the population living in and around informal settlements in North, West and Eastern Afghanistan

Rapid and urgent response in water, hygiene and sanitation, and multisectoral cash for households affected by floods in the commune of Gueskérou, Diffa region

Emergency Response to Flood-affected Communities of Pakistan

Addressing the immediate multi-sectoral humanitarian needs of IDPs and conflict-affected populations inside Ukraine

Providing Situational Assessment and Trend Analysis of Conflict Affected Populations in Iraq

Strengthening resilience through food security and livelihoods support to drought-affected communities of Umerkot District in Pakistan

Humanitarian coordination, provision of CCCM multi sectoral assistance and longer-term integrated responses to displacement-affected populations in South Sudan

Comprehensive emergency response to communities affected by displacement, food insecurity and environmental shocks in Somalia

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

Comprehensive Emergency Response to Communities Affected by Displacement, Health and Environmental Shocks in Yemen

Complementary Action for Resilience Building in South Sudan (CARB)

Emergency multi-sectoral response in food assistance, WASH, shelter and CCCM to people affected by displacements, in South-Kivu and Maniema provinces, and provision of humanitarian information services in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Multi-sectoral response in food assistance, agricultural support, economic recovery and WASH to Central African refugees and host populations, in North Ubangui, South Ubangui and Bas Uélé provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo