Doug Emhoff

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff to announce USAID In Samoa

It will be the first time in U.S. history a senior White House official has ever visited Samoa.

Emhoff will announce the administration will provide $2.6 million, according to the White House. The funding will come from USAID's Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance and the funding will seek to increase disaster risk reduction in Pacific region countries including Samoa.

Emhoff is in New Zealand representing the U.S. delegation at the FIFA Women's World Cup.

US’s Doug Emhoff to visit Samoa

Doug Emhoff will meet with government officials and community leaders, including female entrepreneurs, on July 23-24.

The White House said the Second Gentleman's visit will underscore the United States' strong relationship with Samoa and the commitment of the US to the Pacific Islands.