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Alert: Government of Burundi Updated COVID-19 Prevention Measures

Location: Bujumbura, Burundi Event: Government of Burundi Updated COVID-19 Prevention Measures The Government of Burundi announced the following updated COVID-19 prevention measures, effective immediately: All land and water borders are closed except for the movement of goods. All travelers arriving at Melchior Ndadaye International Airport will be subject to a mandatory quarantine of seven calendar days at ...
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United States Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi Major Event Alert – U.S. Embassy Bujumbura – Burundi

Location: Throughout Bujumbura, including areas near the University of Burundi and the entire downtown area. Event: A demonstration is planned from 7:00 am – 10:00 am. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor local media for updates. Keep a low ...
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Burundi – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Burundi due to COVID-19, crime, health, and political violence. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Burundi due to COVID-19.      Burundi has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools). Other improved conditions have ...
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Special flight planned for 4 September

Location: Bujumbura, Burundi Event: Special commercial flights planned for Friday, September 4 The U.S. Embassy has learned a tentative special commercial flight is being arranged by SatGuru potentially leaving Bujumbura on Friday, September 4 and traveling to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ADD).  SatGuru is still awaiting final confirmation by the Government of Burundi.  Please note that the U.S. Embassy ...
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