Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana  Event:  No Flights Until Further Notice Commercial flights out of Botswana remain suspended until further notice.  The U.S. Department of State arranged a flight from Gaborone to Washington, DC on Friday, April 10, 2020.  The British High Commission arranged a charter flight from Gaborone to Lusaka, Zambia for connections to Europe and the United …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana  Event:  Possible Second Repatriation Flight Information Commercial flights out of Botswana remain suspended until further notice.  The U.S. Department of State arranged a flight from Gaborone (Sir Seretse Khama Airport) to Washington, DC (IAD) on Friday, April 10, 2020. For those who missed the flight, there will likely be a flight on Saturday, April …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana Event:  Evacuation Flight Registration Closed – No Flights Available Until Further Notice The U.S. Department of State has arranged a flight from Gaborone (Sir Seretse Khama Airport) to Washington, DC (IAD) on Friday, April 10, 2020.  The registration for the flight has closed and there are no later flights scheduled at this time. U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana  Event:  Current Status of Passport Applications    Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 20, 2020, the U.S Department of State began limiting its passport operations.  Effective April 2, we have further limited our ability to offer routine passport and citizenship services overseas.    For U.S. citizens in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana  Event:  Lockdown Regulations and Evacuation Flight Registration The U.S. Department of State has arranged a flight from Gaborone (Sir Seretse Khama Airport) to Washington, DC (IAD) on Friday, April 10, 2020.  U.S. citizens should seriously consider this option for returning to the United States, as there are no guarantees that another flight will be …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana   Event:  Lockdown Regulations  The Government of Botswana has published regulations regarding the COVID-19 state of emergency declaration.  The regulations can be found on the U.S. Embassy in Botswana COVID-19 page at https://bw.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ .    The Government of Botswana has declared a State of Emergency starting Friday, April 3 until further notice.  All individuals are expected to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana   Event:  Lockdown Announcement and Repatriation Request Form      The Government of Botswana will likely announce a nationwide lockdown soon.  We will send details once they are available.      There are currently no commercial flights entering or departing Botswana.  U.S. citizens who are still considering returning to the United States but were unable to depart on a …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Gaborone, Botswana

Location:  Botswana  Event:  Commercial Flights Ending The Embassy has learned that as of March 29, there will be no flights out of Botswana on any commercial airline until further notice.  Ethiopian Airlines will operate its final flight on Saturday, March 28.  U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to make travel arrangements while flights …

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