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Correction – World Refugee Day Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Ross Wilson Kabul, Afghanistan June 20, 2021

On this day, the United States stands with Afghan refugees, the displaced, those who have returned and with those who remain outside of their country.  Since 2002, more than 6.5 million Afghan refugees have come home, most with the assistance of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in the largest voluntary repatriation in UNHCR ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:   [6/16/2021] Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days ...
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Administrator Samantha Power’s Call with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani

The below is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala:‎ Yesterday, U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Samantha Power spoke with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan to discuss USAID’s enduring partnership with the government and people of Afghanistan, especially Afghan women and girls. Administrator Power and President Ghani discussed how USAID’s focus areas align with the ...
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Without Infrastructure, No One Wins By Dr. Tina Dooley-Jones, Mission Director at USAID/Afghanistan, June 2021

Infrastructure is the lifeblood of families, communities, districts, and provinces. From rural areas to urban centers, it is quite literally a system that touches all of us. Water infrastructure, like water treatment centers and pipes, carries clean drinking water to our homes and businesses. Dams and irrigation canals are a necessity for farmers to feed ...
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