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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Goma and Kinshasa, DRC Event: Upcoming Flights Departing from Goma and Kinshasa U.S. Embassy Kinshasa is aware of two upcoming flights departing DRC that can accommodate U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs). May 26: Goma and Kinshasa to Addis Ababa (organized by Jeffery Travel and Miles Travel) May 30: Goma and Kinshasa to Addis ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (May 12, 2020)  Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)   Event: COVID-19 Update As of May 12, the DRC has recorded 1102 cases of COVID-19. The government of DRC extended the state of emergency through May 23 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The confinement order for ...
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Health Alert U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)  Event: COVID-19 Update As of May 6, the DRC has recorded 863 cases of COVID-19, including 36 deaths. The government of Kinshasa relaxed the confinement order for the Gombe neighborhood of Kinshasa that was put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Some businesses in Gombe providing essential ...
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How Strong Democratic Values Help Defeat a Pandemic

By Mike Hammer, U.S. Ambassador the the DRC If ever the world needed a reminder of the critical importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is it. The coronavirus knows nothing of national boundaries, race, religion, nationality, or politics. We are at risk simply because we are human. But we ...
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