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COVID-19 Information

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. For more information, see the Department’s  Global Health Advisory . April 9, 2020 Update Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Mogadishu, April 9, 2020 Location:  Somalia Event: Due to health guidance and restrictions implemented in response to COVID-19, future consular services normally available ...
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Health Alert for U.S. Citizens April 1, 2020

U.S. Embassy Requests Contact Information via Survey Link Location:  Somalia   Event: The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  Commercial flights are under restriction in Somalia. The Department of State is currently not organizing an evacuation of American citizens from Somalia.  However, in the event that opportunity becomes available, we are asking you to let us know ...
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U.S. Government provides nearly $274 million in emergency health, humanitarian assistance to help combat COVID-19

The U.S. Government is leading the world’s humanitarian and health assistance response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this comprehensive and generous U.S. response, the State Department and USAID are providing an initial investment of nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian assistance to help countries in need, on top of the funding ...
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Health Alert for U.S. Citizens March 26, 2020

U.S. Embassy Requests Contact Information via Survey Link Location:  Somalia   Event:  On March 26, the Somalia Ministry of Health announced its second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Somalia.   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  Commercial flights are restricted in Somalia.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, ...
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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  ...
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