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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa

7 January 2022 Location:  Ethiopia Event: COVID-19 Rates Spiking Community transmission of the coronavirus in Ethiopia is widespread and accelerating rapidly. A record number of 56,706 new cases were reported from December 1 – December 31, 2021. According to the Ethiopian Public Health Institute, 35 out of every 100 people that tested for COVID-19 during ...
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U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa

I look forward to welcoming Ambassador David Satterfield in the coming days as the U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa once Ambassador Jeffrey Feltman ends his appointment. When we asked Ambassador Feltman to take on this role in early 2021, we had intended his appointment to be for less than a year. However, ...
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Julia Taft Fund for Refugees FY 2022

US Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) Julia Taft Fund for Refugees FY 2022   The US Embassy in Addis Ababa, under the auspices of the Office of the Regional Refugee Coordinator and the Community Grants Program Office, is pleased to announce the availability of a funding opportunity through the 2022 ...
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Security Message: Security Situation and Commercial Air Availability from Addis Ababa

The Government of Ethiopia implemented a State of Emergency on November 2, reflecting security concerns. The security situation in Ethiopia remains concerning and can deteriorate without warning.  The U.S. Embassy urges U.S citizens in Ethiopia to depart using commercially available options. The Embassy is unlikely to be able to assist U.S. citizens in Ethiopia with ...
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