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Health Alert for U.S. Citizens: Kenya Ministry of Health announces three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nairobi.

Health Alert for U.S. Citizens March 16, 2020 Location:  Kenya Event:  The government of Kenya has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. On March 15, the Kenya Ministry of Health announced three confirmed cases ...
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Health Alert: Kenyan Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Nairobi.

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya March 13, 2020 Location:  Kenya Event: On March 13, the Kenyan Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Nairobi. The  Kenyan Ministry of Health  has suspended all public gatherings, meetings and events.  All routine consular appointments at the U.S. Embassy from March 16 to March 27 are canceled.  In the case of ...
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USAID Announces an Additional $10 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to Control Locusts in East Africa

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release March 6, 2020 USAID Announces an Additional $10 Million in Humanitarian Assistance to Control Locusts in East Africa The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing an additional $10 million in humanitarian assistance to support regional operations ...
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Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Nairobi

Location: Nairobi Event:  Terrorist groups may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi.  The exact hotel has not been identified, but it is believed to be a hotel popular with tourists and business travelers. Actions to Take: Exercise increased vigilance when visiting or staying at hotels in the Nairobi area. If staying ...
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United States Government to reduce malnutrition in Northern Kenya

  Nairobi, Kenya. February 26, 2020 – The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Office of Food for Peace (FFP), are launching a new program to reduce persistent acute malnutrition rates in northern Kenya. Acute malnutrition rates in northern Kenya are currently at or above emergency levels and the ...
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