Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 19, 2020 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 …

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Recent President Trump’s announcements on COVID-19

President Trump on Coronavirus: Remarks by President Trump in Address to the Nation (3/11/2020) President Donald J. Trump Has Taken Unprecedented Steps To Respond To The Coronavirus And Protect The Health And Safety Of Americans (3/11/2020) Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus (3/11/2020)

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: On June 29, Ethiopian Public Health Institute announced the presence of 5,846 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ethiopia. Fact Sheet – The U.S. Response to COVID-19 (Updated May 29, 2020) Archive of Updates on COVID-19 in Ethiopia from the Ethiopian Ministry of Health and Press Releases from the Office of the Prime Minister Entry and Exit Requirements: The Office of the Prime Minister has announced that all land border crossings will be closed except for “essential goods” as of March 23. Air passengers from …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Partial Restoration of Internet Service

Location: Ethiopia Event: DSL internet connections have been restored in Addis Ababa, as of Friday, June 28, 2019. However, DSL internet outside of Addis Ababa is still turned off and cellular data and text messaging are disabled throughout the country.   The U.S. Embassy will continue to prohibit travel outside of Addis Ababa for Embassy …

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UPDATED March 10, 2019, 5pm East African time: U.S. Embassy Update on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

The U.S. Government, the U.S. Embassy team, and the American people extend our sincere sympathies to all those who lost loved ones in the crash this morning of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302.  We understand that there were American citizens on board the aircraft and are working to determine their identities.  We are in contact with …

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Security Alert Wellega and Benishangul Gumuz

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Location:  Border between Benishangul Gumuz and the regions of East and West Wallega in Oromia. Event:  The Embassy is aware of unrest around the border between the Benishangul-Gumuz region and the East and West Wallega zones of Oromia.  There are ongoing military operations in this area …

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Town Hall Meeting

Dear U.S. Citizens, Ambassador Michael Raynor invites you to a Town Hall at the U.S. Embassy on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All adult U.S. citizens living in Ethiopia are invited to attend. You will receive updates on U.S. initiatives in Ethiopia, as well as information on consular services for …

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Message for U.S Citizens: Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS Your Vote Counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for House and Senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting

Dear U.S. Citizens, Please save the date and mark your calendars! Ambassador Michael Raynor invites you to a Town Hall at the U.S. Embassy on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All adult U.S. citizens living in Ethiopia are invited to attend. You will receive updates on U.S. initiatives in Ethiopia, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

Embassies and consulates are not polling places.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close of polls on Tuesday, November 4.  U.S. citizens who want to participate in the 2014 U.S. elections should already have returned their absentee ballots to their local election officials.  U.S. embassies and consulates are …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting – October 22, 2014

Dear American Citizen(s): Ambassador Patricia Haslach invites you to a U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the U.S. Embassy’s second floor atrium and will include U.S. Mission staff.  All adult U.S. citizen members of your family are invited …

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