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Message for U.S. Citizens: Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in the Philippines: Passport Renewal Procedures

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines January 19, 2021 Virtual Town Hall for U.S. Citizens in the Philippines:  Passport Renewal Procedures Do you have questions about renewing your U.S. passport as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit travel and gatherings?  Do you know if you are eligible to renew your ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)  

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 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 two years and older must ...
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Health Alert:  Temporary Ban on Entry of Travelers from the United States Extended through January 31, 2021 

United States Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency Cebu, Philippines  January 15, 2021 Health Alert:  Temporary Ban on Entry of Travelers from the United States Extended through January 31, 2021 The Philippine government has extended the temporary ban on the entry of travelers from, or who have transited through, the United States and several other countries through January 31, 2021.  Visit the ...
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U.S. Military and Philippine National Police Partner to Provide First Responder Training in Zambales

Manila, January 15, 2021 — On January 12 and 13, the United States Civil Military Support Element – Philippines (CMSE PHL), in partnership with the Philippine National Police Maritime Group (PNP-MG) – Zambales, conducted training for 25 first responders in Masinloc, Zambales. First responders from the Masinloc Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, Masinloc ...
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U.S. Government Announces Php42 Million in Grants to Address Ocean Plastic Pollution

Manila, January 14, 2021 - The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Clean Cities, Blue Ocean (CCBO) program, has awarded grants worth nearly Php42 million ($890,000) to five organizations in support of local solutions that address ocean plastics pollution.
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