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United States Provides $17.1 Million in Assistance to Somalia to Respond to COVID-19

The United States is providing more than $17.1million to date to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreakin Somalia. This assistance supports infection prevention and control, case management, and risk communication, including internally displaced persons, refugees, returnees, and vulnerable migrants, in Somalia. “We are actively assisting Somalia’s response to COVID-19. By partnering with the Somali ...
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Statement by the United States Calling for a Meeting Between the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States

The United States calls for the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) to urgently convene a meeting with all Federal Member State (FMS) Presidents.  The interim Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia is grounded in the principle of dialogue and cooperation between the Federal Government and Federal Member States; Article 51(3) requires that the Presidents ...
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USAID HELPS SLOW SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN SOMALIA WITH DONATION OF 500,000 LOCALLY MADE MASKS

The United States Embassy in Mogadishu, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 150,000 locally made non-medical face masks to Somalia’s Ministry of Health to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Today’s delivery fulfills a commitment to provide a total of 500,000 masks, and follows the U.S. Government’s recent donation of 350 hospital beds to Somalia’s isolation centers, ...
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Statement on the Killing of Humanitarian Workers in Middle Shabelle

The United States is deeply concerned by the deteriorating security conditions for humanitarian aid workers in Somalia. We strongly condemn attacks on those who are working to protect the lives of the most vulnerable. Such violence must stop and those responsible for such acts must be brought to justice. On May 27, seven Somali humanitarian ...
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Health and Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Seats Available on Ethiopian Airlines Flight from Mogadishu    Location:  Somalia Event: The U.S. Embassy has collaborated with Ethiopian Airlines (ET) to establish a charter flight from Mogadishu (MGQ) to Dulles, Virginia (IAD), departing on Thursday, May 14 with a stop in Addis Ababa. Tickets can be purchased online on a first-come, first-serve basis in two steps: Step ...
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