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Message for U.S. Citizens: International Flight Availability from Yangon

19 March 2020   THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN RANGOON IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THROUGH THE AMERICAN LIAISON NETWORK AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO U.S. CITIZENS IN BURMA. PLEASE DISSEMINATE THIS MESSAGE TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION OR NEIGHBORHOOD.   Due to increasing immigration restrictions instituted by countries around the world and ...
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U.S. Provides Additional Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 U.S. Provides Additional Assistance to Myanmar to Respond to Novel Coronavirus COVID-19   YANGON – The U.S. Government has committed $1.8 million to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar from the Emergency Reserve Fund for Contagious Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  USAID is ...
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Information for Visa Applicants Regarding COVID-19

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the United States Embassy in Rangoon, Burma, is suspending routine non-immigrant and immigrant visa appointments. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time. U.S. citizen services and diplomatic/official visa processing will continue without interruption. Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants: ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Changes to U.S. Embassy Operations

18 March 2020   THE EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN RANGOON IS TRANSMITTING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION THROUGH THE AMERICAN LIAISON NETWORK AS A PUBLIC SERVICE TO U.S. CITIZENS IN BURMA. PLEASE DISSEMINATE THIS MESSAGE TO ALL U.S. CITIZENS IN YOUR ORGANIZATION OR NEIGHBORHOOD.   As the Myanmar government is responsibly moving to reduce risks, including from ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Location:  Burma Event:  On March 16, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Sports announced that there are zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Burma. The government of Burma 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 ...
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