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USAID Trains Filipino Natural Resource Managers and Researchers in Ecosystem Valuation

Manila, October 22, 2021 — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Sustainable Interventions for Biodiversity, Oceans, and Landscapes (SIBOL) project, trained nearly 275 government staff and researchers from Philippine public universities on how to properly account for environment-provided benefits.  The recently completed three-month training supports the Philippine government’s work to promote economic growth through the ...
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Visa Update: Consular Operations (Visas) as of October 2021

Routine visa services remain suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines continues to operate with reduced staffing. As conditions surrounding the COVID-19 situation improve, the Embassy will provide additional services, culminating eventually in a complete resumption of routine visa services. The Embassy cannot predict when the resumption of full visa ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  10/22/2021 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 United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days ...
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U.S. Military Donates Medical Supplies to COVID-19 Response in Palawan

Manila, October 20, 2021 — On October 19, U.S. military service members in Palawan delivered intensive care unit (ICU) beds and COVID-19 vaccine cold storage units, valued at over Php758,750 ($15,175), to the Palawan provincial government to assist local partners battling COVID-19.  
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USAID Partners with Department of Education to Produce Gender-Responsive and Socially Inclusive TV Episodes

Manila, October 18, 2021 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) celebrated the International Day of the Girl Child on Oct. 14 by deepening their commitment to produce gender-responsive and socially inclusive DepEd TV episodes.  In line with the 2021 International Day of the Girl Child theme, “Digital generation.  Our generation,” which calls for increased access to ...
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