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Press release on USDA commitment to support $52.5 million for food security in Burundi

Food For Progress (FFP) and McGovern Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) commits $52.5 million to support food security in Burundi October 30, 2022 Bujumbura, Burundi, October 30, 2022- The Embassy of the United States in Bujumbura announces the U.S. Department of Agriculture award to Burundi ...
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2024 Diversity Visa Period

      2024 Diversity Visa Period The 2024 Diversity Visa period will begin on Wednesday, October 5 at 12:00pm EDT. This program garners significant attention from the public. CA has cleared language that we recommend all missions publish to their sites. Missions should use their discretion regarding the placement of this content on their ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Bujumbura

Location: Worldwide  Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .  The World Health Organization has determined the multi-country outbreak of  monkeypox  is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ( click here  to view the WHO’s determination).   Actions to Take:​  Travelers should AVOID :  Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or genital lesions.  ...
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WORLDWIDE CAUTION

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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Annual Trafficking in Persons Report 2022

On July 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of State released the 2022 Annual Trafficking in Persons Report.   The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also the world’s most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-trafficking efforts and reflects the U.S. Government’s ...
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