USAID, “Highly Vulnerable Children: Causes Consequences and Actions” (Aug. 2007)
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- U.S. Government officials consulted with Field Missions to inform them of PL 109-95 legislation, proposed implementation steps, and the importance that the U.S. Government places on highly vulnerable children.
- Ethiopia, Uganda, and Indonesia were identified as “fast-track” countries that will serve as models for other countries.
- The Special Advisor for Assistance to Orphans and Vulnerable Children began coordinating activities with representatives of other government agencies. Representatives shared information about activities, budgets, target groups, results and potential challenges.
- Increased coordination with multilateral bodies, other donors, non-profits, and the private sector
- Initiated development of a strategic information system to compile pertinent U.S. Government programs focusing on orphan and vulnerable children.
- Appointment of Dr. Connie Carrino, the first Special Advisor for Assistance to Orphans and Vulnerable Children