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Health Alert – Increase in COVID-19 Cases

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam (February 10, 2021) Location:  Tanzania Event:  Increase in COVID-19 Cases The U.S. Embassy is aware of a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases since January 2021.  The practice of COVID-19 mitigation and prevention measures remains limited.  The Tanzanian government has not released aggregate numbers on ...
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United States Government Distributes Agrometeorological Supplies to the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA)

On Tuesday, January 19, the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) handed-over weather monitoring tools to the Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA). Supplies include pH meters, standard rain gauges, measuring cylinders and ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 19, 2021)  

Location: Worldwide – The  U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  Director has signed an  order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide  proof  of  a negative  COVID-19 viral test  or recovery  from COVID-19. Event:   Effective January 26, all airline passengers  to the  United States  ages ...
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World AIDS Day 2020: Success Stories from Tanzania

This #WorldAIDSDay2020 we want you to meet Khadija Butemi, a twenty-one-year small-scale farmer living near Lake Victoria in Tanzania.  She found herself becoming a Voluntary Medical Male circumcision (VMMC) advocate after hearing a public service announcement about VMMC while doing her daily chores.  She learned that VMMC is a key HIV prevention intervention which offers ...
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U. S. Embassy Grants 773.4 Million Shillings to Community Projects

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA, November 18, 2020 – Today, Ambassador Donald Wright signed funding agreements for six Self-Help Program projects as well as grants from the Africa Regional Development Fund, Julia Taft Fund and Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund. The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help fund has been helping Tanzanians to develop their communities since 1965.  Small grants ...
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