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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  02/24/21   ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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Readout of Vice President Kamala Harris Call with President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 26, 2021 Following provides information on a nearly hour-long conversation between Vice President Kamala Harris and President Felix Tahisekedi. (Then the statement)   Vice President Kamala Harris spoke today with President Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  The Vice President congratulated President Tshisekedi on assuming the African Union Chairmanship. They discussed COVID-19, ...
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U.S. Ambassador and USAID Mission Director Visit Refugees in Nord Ubangi   

February 22, 2021 U.S. Ambassador Mike Hammer, along with USAID Mission Director Paul Sabatine, and the Ambassadors from Sweden and the Netherlands, traveled this week to Yakoma, Inke camp, and Gbadolite, in Nord Ubangi province, to understand the response effort for the 92,000 refugees from Central African Republic (CAR) who have arrived in the DRC ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (February 24, 2021) Location: Butembo, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: Be aware of possible threats posed by Mai-Mai groups in Butembo, North Kivu Province, notably on February 24, 2021.  We continue to advise U.S. citizens to not travel to North Kivu in the  Travel Advisory  for the DRC. ...
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