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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger

Location:  Niamey, Niger Event:  Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Niger and may attack with little or no warning, targeting foreign and local government facilities and areas frequented by Westerners. Security measures in Niger remain heightened due to threats posed by extremist groups. Actions to Take: Review your personal security plans. Be aware of your ...
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A Life-Saving Solution in Maradi

For some villages, boreholes are a lifeline, providing a clean and reliable water source.  However, boreholes do break down, and the cost of repair is often overwhelming, sometimes leaving villages without water for as much as six months. Working with USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP), one local mayor in Maradi engineered a solution. Instead of having one village ...
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Why do we say Niger is Rising

Why do we say Niger is rising? Because initiatives like MCA-Niger are helping municipalities like Birni N’Gaouré Commune. Hadjia Maiga Fati, Mayor of Birni N’Gaouré, notes that her community (in Dosso) will benefit from the construction of a rural road, which, she says, will contribute to improving the living conditions.”As a mother and mayor of a ...
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HOW ONE WOMAN, HELPED BY USAID, CHANGED HER VILLAGE

Mrs. Haoua Issa is a champion for education in her village of Dan Bardé.  Although having never attended formal school, she has introduced a successful literacy program for her community. Haoua joined a literacy center in 2013 when USAID and its partners, Plan USA and Aide et Action, began the Niger Education and Community Strengthening ...
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Factsheet: Le Niger se Lève

Le Niger se Lève describes all the efforts of U.S. Embassy Niger as it partners with Nigeriens to bring about a better future.  This important work encompasses activities in agriculture, education, entrepreneurship, communications, security, and more. We sincerely believe that Niger is on the rise.  As partners, we commit to working together to continue a ...
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