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LE Staff Global Recognition Day

Each November 18th, U.S. Embassies worldwide celebrate an employee recognition day to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our local staff in promoting democratic values and advancing freedom, peace and prosperity. This year, our Sudanese colleagues are practicing zakat, an important principle in Sudanese culture, by donating lamb to our neighbors and the less ...
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United States Announces an Additional $60 Million in Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Sudan

For Immediate Release Friday, October 30, 2020 Office of Press Relations press@usaid.gov Today, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced an additional $60 million in humanitarian assistance to respond to severe flooding in the Republic of Sudan. With this new funding, USAID will work with non-governmental organizations and international partners ...
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Security Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan

Location:  Khartoum, Sudan Event:  Authorities have indicated they may close bridges into Khartoum at 6pm today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, and that they would remain closed all day Wednesday, October 21, 2020.  The U.S. Embassy is minimizing onsite staffing during that period. Actions to take: Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowds. Avoid demonstrations Keep ...
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Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan

Security Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan October 14, 2020 Location:  Khartoum, Sudan Event:  Activists in Khartoum have indicated they intend on hosting daily protests over the following week, with a culminating protest on 21 October.  Protests may occur anywhere in Khartoum, but historical protest venues include the Jackson Bus Station, the Ministry of Justice, Freedom ...
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Alert: U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan

Security Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan October 8, 2020 Location:  The states of Red Sea and Kassala in eastern Sudan – including Port Sudan. Event:  Activists in eastern Sudan, including the states of Red Sea and Kassala, have indicated they will increase protests and road closures starting Friday, October 9, 2020.  The Red Sea State ...
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