On March 15, the agency announced it would temporarily suspend Volunteer operations and begin evacuating Volunteers from all posts due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Last updated: July 2, 2020, at 11:47 a.m. ET
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Peace Corps CARES Act funding plan [PDF]
As required by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), this document represents the Peace Corps’ plan to the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) describing how the agency will use “covered funds”.
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The people of this agency are like family to me. The same goes for our Volunteers and the more than 240,000 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers across the U.S. I will do everything I can to safeguard and celebrate this extraordinary group of Americans."Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen, April 6, 2020