H.Res.962 - Expressing support for assisting East African countries afflicted by the plague of desert locusts.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 05/08/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/22/2020 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.962 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/08/2020)
This resolution calls upon the President to (1) elevate locust eradication efforts among relevant U.S. agencies to address the food security crisis in East Africa, (2) allocate appropriate assets to support such efforts, and (3) direct the U.S. Agency for International Development to determine further assistance the United States may provide in East Africa.
Further, it supports the coordination efforts of the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations food agencies between the World Food Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organization.