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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kathmandu (May 13, 2021)

May 13, 2021 Location:  Nepal Countrywide Event:  COVID-19 Response The U.S. Embassy has received word that the Government of Nepal has approved the operation of two charter flights within the next several days.  Qatar Airways will operate a charter flight on Sunday, May 16, and Turkish Airlines will operate a charter flight on Monday, May 17.  If ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal (May 12, 2021)

May 12, 2021 Location:  Nepal Countrywide Event:  Travel Advisory Elevation to Level Four – Do Not Travel; COVID-19 Response The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Nepal due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in the country.  Subsequently, on May 10, the State Department elevated the Travel Advisory ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal (May 7, 2021)

Location:  Nepal Countrywide Event:  COVID-19 Response As of today, commercial international flight service has been suspended from Tribhuvan International Airport with the exception of two flights per week to New Delhi, India.  The lockdown is scheduled to last through Friday, May 14, but may be extended to address changing conditions.  However, the Government of Nepal has indicated ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal (May 5, 2021)

Location:  Nepal Countrywide    Event:  The Government of Nepal announced a lockdown in Kathmandu from April 29 to May 14.  While most restrictions remain unchanged since first issued on April 26, there are some modifications in Kathmandu valley until May 12.  Specifically, operational hours for grocery stores are limited to between 7:00 am and 9:00 am, and pharmacies and health related shops are permitted to operate under normal hours.  ...
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FACT SHEET: U.S. COVID – 19 ASSISTANCE TO NEPAL TO DATE

TOTAL : $39.9 Million UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (USAID) $36.8 Million total USG assistance through USAID thus far. Since the beginning of the pandemic, USAID’s COVID-19 assistance has reached over 55 percent of the population across Nepal by working with implementing partners at the community, municipal, and federal levels to provide life-saving treatments, equipment, and services. ...
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