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US Freedom Corps
Double the number of Peace Corps volunteers within 5 years, returning the number of volunteers to near its historically high level of 15,000.
Support Reconstruction Efforts in Afghanistan through the Crisis Corps. The Peace Corps will soon send an assessment team to Afghanistan to determine the type of assistance volunteers can provide to help in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. The goal will be to deploy Crisis Corps volunteers to Afghanistan as quickly as possible, consistent with the safety and security of Crisis Corps volunteers.
Enter More Countries in 2002. The Administration is sending Peace Corps volunteers to re-enter Peru. The Administration will work with other countries that do not have Peace Corps volunteers, including more Islamic countries and East Timor, the first nation to be created in the 21 ~ Century. All decisions will be made in a manner consistent with the safety and security of volunteers.