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Ramadan Message from Ambassador Yamamoto

This week marks the start of Ramadan, a holy month of sacrifice and reflection. On behalf the United States Embassy Mogadishu, I extend our warmest wishes to all Somalis observing Ramadan. This Ramadan comes at a tough time when the world is battling a pandemic, COVID-19. My appeal to you is to follow the health guidelines being highlighted ...
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UNITED STATES BOLSTERS SOMALIA COVID-19 RESPONSE WITH DONATION OF 350 HOSPITAL BEDS

The United States Embassy Mogadishu, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), will donate 350 hospital beds and 500 bedsheets to support the Somali Government in preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19. The Ministry of Health was present at a handover ceremony in De Martino Hospital where medical staff graciously received the ...
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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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