From the About: "This brief provides information on USAID's [U.S. Agency for International Development] response to the COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] pandemic and associated challenges, as well as related oversight plans and activities. OIG [Office of Inspector General] prepared this informational brief to increase stakeholder knowledge and public transparency regarding these efforts. This brief reports on activities from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic through August 31, 2020. To produce this brief, OIG gathered data and information from Agency documents and interviews as well as from public sources. The sources of information contained in this document are cited in endnotes, tables, and figures. To provide timely reporting, OIG has not audited or verified all of the underlying data and information that forms the basis for this brief. OIG has provided USAID with opportunities to comment on the contents."