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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Special Commercial Flight Available from Windhoek to Frankfurt The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 293 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Twenty-four of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek has been informed that WestAir Aviation will be offering a ...
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Namibia Upgraded to Tier 1 Country in Trafficking in Persons Report

The Government of Namibia has been upgraded to a Tier 1 country in the 2020 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report for fully meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking.  Namibia is the only country in Africa to achieve a Tier 1 ranking this year, joining 34 nations globally. The TIP report, compiled ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  Namibia Announces New Stages, Special Dispensation for Parts of Erongo The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 67 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Twenty-one of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. On June 22, 2020, the Namibian Government announced that the majority of Namibia ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Windhoek, Namibia

Location:  Namibia (countrywide) Event:  COVID-19 Weekly Update The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 in Namibia.  Nineteen of these cases have recovered, and there have been no fatalities. At this time, Stage 1 lockdown measures remain in effect for the Erongo Region until at least midnight on June ...
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United States Government-Funded Food Distribution Continues During COVID-19 Emergency

The United States Government through the World Food Program (WFP) continues to deliver food assistance during the COVID-19 state of emergency.  The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek previously announced $8.6 million USD in food assistance to Namibians affected by the drought. Beneficiaries and staff distributing maize meal, beans, and vegetable oil are limiting the risk of ...
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