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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Location: All regions of Burma Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 travel notice for travelers to Burma due to a polio outbreak.  The notice can be read here: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/alert/polio-myanmar . Actions to Take: All travelers to Burma should be vaccinated fully against polio. Adults who completed their ...
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JOINT PRESS RELEASE FROM THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE EMBASSY OF JAPAN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2019 Myanmar-Japan-U.S. Forum on Fostering Responsible Investment Yangon, Myanmar – Japan and the United States stand with Myanmar to promote responsible, quality, and ethical investment for the benefit of the people of Myanmar and for the country’s economic development. This was the key message from the “Myanmar-Japan-U.S. Forum on Fostering ...
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Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (August 20, 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 the following townships: Level 4 – Do Not Travel to Hsipaw and Hseni townships in Shan State due to civil unrest and armed conflict. Our ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (19 August 2019)

Location:  Eastern Mandalay Division and Northern Shan State, Burma Event:  Fighting continues between the Burmese security forces and ethnic armed groups in eastern Mandalay Division and northern Shan State.  Over the August 17-18 weekend, armed engagements spread northeast in Shan State, reaching areas northeast of Lashio.  Many roads, railways, and bridges between townships in northern ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Armed Engagements between Pyin Oo Lwin and Nawnghkio 15 August 2019 Location:  Eastern Mandalay Division and Northern Shan State, Burma Event:  There are reports of ongoing armed engagements between the Burmese military and ethnic armed organizations in the area between Pyin Oo Lwin and Nawnghkio. As of the afternoon of August 15, 2019, roads and ...
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