- September 2005
- For the first time, Volunteers are deployed domestically when Peace Corps Response assists the Federal Emergency Management Agency's relief operations in the Gulf Coast region following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
- January 2009
- After the 1994 genocide, Peace Corps returns to Rwanda where Volunteers begin working in secondary education and HIV/AIDS education and prevention.
- December 16, 2009
- President Barack Obama signs H.R. 3288 – an omnibus appropriations package that includes $400 million for Peace Corps operations in fiscal year 2010, the agency's largest budget appropriation from Congress.
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