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Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (January 2, 2019) Location: Burma Event: The Embassy of the United States of America in Rangoon has updated our travel advisory for Burma.  Changes from our previous travel advisory include updated advice for travelers to all regions of Myanmar.  The advisory can be found at this link:  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Burma.html , ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

In response to recent armed clashes between the Tatmadaw and the Arakan Army in northern Rakhine State, the U.S. Embassy has made the following recommendations for Embassy personnel and their family members. As of now, all Rakhine townships north of Sittwe and Pauktaw townships are off limits for personal travel by U.S. Embassy personnel and ...
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USAID Commits $6 Million to Address HIV and Drug Epidemics in Kachin State

USAID Commits $6 Million to Address HIV and Drug Epidemics in Kachin State December 14, 2018 YANGON – USAID will provide $6 million over five years to support locally-driven efforts to address the effects of the drug epidemic in Myanmar’s Kachin State, a key driver of the high rate of HIV infections in the state and ...
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TechCamp Myanmar: Media Literacy for the Next Generation

December 4, 2018 Yangon, Myanmar – This week from Wednesday, December 5 to Friday, December 7, American Center Yangon is hosting a two-and-a-half day event to increase media literacy in Myanmar. “TechCamp Myanmar: Media Literacy for the Next Generation” will bring together over 50 journalists, educators and civil-society activists from across the country to strengthen ...
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