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The United States Provides $16.5 Million in Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2020 The United States Provides $16.5 Million in Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to COVID-19   YANGON – The United States Government is providing an additional $3 million to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar, bringing the total U.S. support for COVID-19 response in Myanmar to $16.5 million since ...
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A Message on U.S. Independence Day

A Message on U.S. Independence Day July 4, 2020 This 4th of July we celebrate the 244th birthday of our nation with pride, but at the same time, also with great humility. Today, the United States grapples with racial injustice that continues despite our long struggle to overcome it. Americans across the country are exercising ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: COVID-19 Restrictions Extended

The Burmese government has extended COVID-19-related restrictions related to gatherings of people, temporary closures of non-essential businesses, and the 12:00 A.M. – 4:00 A.M. curfew through July 15, and the quarantine for international arrivals, ban on international commercial flights, and suspension of visa-on-arrival and eVisa programs through July 31. 
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Statement from Diplomatic Missions in Myanmar

Statement from Diplomatic Missions in Myanmar June 27, 2020 We are deeply concerned by the reports of the Myanmar Military’s clearance operations along the Kyauktan village tract in Rathedaung Township, Rakhine State and the worsening humanitarian and security situation in Rakhine and southern Chin State.  We are aware of the historic impacts of such operations ...
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Statement from Diplomatic Missions in Myanmar

Statement from Diplomatic Missions in Myanmar June 21, 2020 It has been one year since the restriction of mobile data services in parts of Rakhine and Chin States, which has curtailed communication and access to information for as many as one million people.  Further restrictions have since been imposed on several news outlets and journalists.  ...
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