COVID-19 Health Alert

Event: Covid 19- Republic of Congo Confinement Restrictions to Begin March 31 On March 28, The President of the Republic of Congo declared a public health state of emergency and announced nationwide restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country.  The measures, to take effect from March 31 to April 30, include: Confinement to …

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Health Alert: Corrected .Urgent Message to U.S. Citizens Seeking to Leave the Republic of Congo

Event: U.S. Citizens Requesting Assistance to Depart the Republic of Congo Due to Covid 19, international flights are suspended, and borders remain closed. The U.S. Embassy is working to identify transportation options for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents seeking to return to the United States and is working on a new list. If you …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Congo

Location:  Republic of Congo Event: On March 21, 2020, In response to Covid-19, the Republic of Congo closed its borders.   The government of The Republic of Congo (ROC) has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  All international passenger flights are suspended. As of March 21, 2020 The Republic of Congo closed its borders. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Congo

Location:  Republic of Congo Event: On March 18, 2020, the Congolese Ministry of Health confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in the Republic of Congo. The government of Congo has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville (March 15, 2020)  Location:  Republic of Congo 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 15”, the Congolese Ministry of Health confirmed the first case …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville  (March 06, 2020) Location:  Republic of Congo 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 15”, the Congolese Ministry of Health confirmed the first case …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information   Country-Specific Information: The Republic of Congo has confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 15, 2020 Entry and Exit Requirements: The government of The Republic of Congo has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. As of March 21, 2020 The Republic of Congo closed its borders and all international passenger flights …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville (January 3, 2020) 

Location: Republic of Congo 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. …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Brazzaville, Congo (October 25, 26 2019)

Location:  Brazzaville Event: On Friday October 25, the remains of Mrs. Louise Ongagna, General’s Mokoko’s mother are scheduled to arrive at Maya Maya International Airport after 14:00 in preparation for her funeral and burial on Saturday at the Brazzaville downtown cemetery. On Friday the embassy will close at 12:30 as usual and personnel will depart no …

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Ambassador Todd Haskell visits a primary and secondary school in Brazzaville South

On October 30, Ambassador Haskell was warmly welcomed by one hundred students from Père-Pierre-Desportes Primary and Secondary School. He was invited by the Association of Sœurs Servantes de Cana, manager of the school and beneficiaries of an Ambassador’s Self Help Fund grant to rehabilitate the school library, build shelves, and to acquire new books and …

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Ambassador Todd Haskell meets with Congolese ILEA participants

“Hate crimes long committed, unfortunately are ignored … we will encourage legislators to legislate” declared Congolese Head Judge Ms. Sinagani Wowondo.  She was reflecting on the impact of the ILEA (International Law Enforcement Academy) training she took part in in Gaborone, Botswana.  She was one of 11 Congolese from the Ministries of Justice, Defense, Interior …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017.       Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), …

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