Op-Ed: America’s Unwavering Aid

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Op-Ed: America’s Unwavering Aid

Op-Ed:  America’s Unwavering Aid By David J. Young Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., U.S. Embassy The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against COVID-19 is a story of days, months, and decades.  Every day, new U.S. technical and material assistance arrives in hospitals and labs around the world.  These efforts, in turn, build on a …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia (April 16, 2020) Location:  Zambia Event:  Per the Minister of Health’s statement today, President Lungu issued a directive making the wearing of masks in public mandatory as part of increased COVID-19 prevention measures in Zambia. Please take note that the Government of Zambia is strictly enforcing mandatory 14-day quarantine, testing, and daily …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia (April 15, 2020) Location:  Zambia Event:  Following today’s lockdown in Kafue town, it is anticipated that further testing measures will continue in Kafue by Ministry of Health officials tomorrow, April 16.  Please avoid the Kafue area during these exercises and continue to monitor local media for current restrictions and updates. Please …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Today, the Zambian Minister of Health announced plans to conduct additional testing and a “lockdown” of Kafue town on Wednesday, April 15.  Residents are mandated to remain in their homes to facilitate medical professionals’ efforts to conduct testing, and only transportation officers are permitted to travel in the area.  Please avoid the Kafue …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia (April 9, 2020) Location:  Zambia Event:  Please note, effective immediately the embassy is temporarily ceasing routine passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) services.  Because of public health measures in the United States to prevent the spread of COVID-19 the U.S Department of State began limiting its passport operations to …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Please note, effective immediately the embassy is temporarily ceasing routine passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) services.  Because of public health measures in the United States to prevent the spread of COVID-19 the U.S Department of State began limiting its passport operations to emergency services only, limiting our ability to …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Please note, effective immediately the embassy is temporarily ceasing routine passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) services.  Because of public health measures in the United States to prevent the spread of COVID-19 the U.S Department of State began limiting its passport operations to emergency services only, limiting our ability to provide …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Please take note that the Government of Zambia instituted mandatory 14-day self-quarantine and monitoring for persons entering Zambia from any country with confirmed COVID-19 cases.  This includes those entering Zambia at land borders en route to Lusaka to board Ethiopian Airlines flights.  Those who have entered Zambia via a land border and have not …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Zambia

Location:  Zambia Event:  Please take note that the Government of Zambia instituted mandatory 14-day self-quarantine and monitoring for persons entering Zambia from any country with confirmed COVID-19 cases.  This includes those entering Zambia at land borders en route to Lusaka to board Ethiopian Airlines flights.  Those who have entered Zambia via a land border and have not …