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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (April 22, 2020)

Location:  Sri Lanka Event:  COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.  Updates are being sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  New information is listed in the top bullets. Recent Updates: The embassy strongly urges those who wish to return to the United States to explore commercial flight options immediately, as there is no guarantee that the U.S. government will be ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (April 15, 2020)

Location:  Sri Lanka Event:  COVID-19 in Sri Lanka.  New information is listed in the top bullets. Recent Updates: The embassy strongly urges those who wish to return to the United States to explore commercial flight options immediately, as there is no guarantee that the U.S. government will be able to arrange evacuation flights if airspace closes.Note:  Waiting and expecting to rely on an ...
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U.S. Assistance Will Protect Sri Lanka’s Healthcare Workers and Improve COVID-19 Tracking and Testing

COLOMBO, April 9 – The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has committed $1.3 million USD to help protect healthcare workers and slow the spread of the virus with infection prevention and control support.  “Through even the most difficult times, Americans and Sri Lankans support one another as partners ...
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