Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 11 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control issued on March 27, 2002 a global Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice to avoid nonessential international travel. The U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia (March 29, 2020) Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 11 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control issued on March 27, 2002 a global Warning Level 3 Travel Health …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 11 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control issued on March 27, 2002 a global Warning Level 3 Travel Health Notice to avoid nonessential international travel. To date, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 8 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Namibia as commercial flights have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 8 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Namibia as commercial flights have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Windhoek, Namibia Event: Message to American Citizens Regarding New COVID-19 Namibian National Response Measures The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has now confirmed seven cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the Namibian government announced that internal travel restrictions will apply with respect to Khomas and …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Windhoek, Namibia Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 14, 2020, the Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Windhoek, Namibia. …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: SWAPO Party District and Regional Offices Nationwide  Event: Demonstrations beginning March 7, 2020 The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has received reports of multiple demonstrations organized by the SWAPO Party. The Party is calling for peaceful demonstrations commencing March 7, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at all 121 SWAPO Party District Offices and 14 SWAPO Party …

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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 11 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. The Government of Namibia declared a State of Emergency in response to COVID-19 and announced …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Namibia Event:  Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location: Independence Avenue Event: Demonstration on December 7, Downtown Windhoek The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has received reports of a demonstration organized by a former presidential candidate, to protest the result of the recent presidential elections. On Saturday, December 7 he and his supporters will march down Independence Avenue to the Katutura Youth Complex from …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

LOCATION:  Kunene and Zambezi Regions EVENT:  Reports of Suspected Anthrax in Livestock, Wildlife, and Humans The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid all contact with dead animals in the wild, particularly following reports of suspected anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) in livestock, wildlife, and humans in the Kunene and Zambezi Regions.  Bacillus anthracis is a naturally occurring …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Windhoek Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration by the Centre for People’s Resistance regarding U.S. policy towards Venezuela on Wednesday, January 30, starting at 12:45 p.m.  The demonstration will begin at the Kudu near the High Court on Independence Avenue and travel to the U.S. Embassy near the Post …

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