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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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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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U. S. Ambassador Geeta Pasi Visits USAID Humanitarian Supply Warehouse in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, December 15, 2021 – Today, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Geeta Pasi viewed some of the supplies that make up America’s $940 million humanitarian assistance to the people of Ethiopia in 2021. At a humanitarian assistance warehouse managed by the U.S. partner, UN World Food Program (WFP) in Kality, Addis Ababa, the Ambassador met WFP Acting Country Director Mietek Maj, and inspected nearly 5,000 bundles of emergency tarpaulin shelter material ...
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Ethiopia Travel Advisory December 14, 2021

Ethiopia Travel Advisory December 14, 2021 Ethiopia – Level 4: Do Not Travel  Ethiopia – Level 4: Do Not Travel The Department of State updated its Travel Advisory for Ethiopia on December 14, 2021 Do not travel to Ethiopia due to armed conflict, civil unrest, communications disruptions, crime, and the potential for terrorism and kidnapping ...
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Reports of Human Rights Abuses, Atrocities, and Destruction in Amhara and Afar Regions

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON DECEMBER 12, 2021   The United States notes with grave concern unconfirmed new reports alleging egregious human rights abuses, atrocities, and destruction of civilian infrastructure by Tigrayan forces in the Amhara and Afar regions of Ethiopia. We call on all armed actors to renounce violence against civilians. We also urge authorities to investigate ...
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