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Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Delivers Emergency COVID-19 Assistance for India

Reflecting the United States’ solidarity with India as it battles a new wave of COVID-19 cases, the United States is delivering supplies worth more than $100 million in the coming days to provide urgent relief to our partners in India.  In addition, U.S. state governments, private companies, non-government organizations, and thousands of Americans from across ...
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United States Airlifts Emergency Supplies to Help India Address Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19 Pandemic

As President Joe Biden pledged on April 26, 2021, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is rapidly mobilizing assistance to save lives, stop the spread of COVID-19, and meet the urgent health needs of the Indian people. Today, the United States deployed the first of several emergency COVID-19 relief shipments ...
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Health Alert

Location:  India Actions to Take: Access to all types of medical care is becoming severely limited in India due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.  U.S. citizens who wish to depart India should take advantage of available commercial transportation options now.   Direct flights between India and the United States are offered daily, with additional flight options available ...
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Health Alert— Take Advantage of Commercial Transportation Options

Location:  India Actions to Take: U.S. citizens who wish to depart India should take advantage of commercial transportation options.  Fourteen direct flights between India and the United States are offered daily, with additional flight options available to U.S. citizens via transfers in Paris and Frankfurt. We urge U.S. citizens to enroll in STEP at  step.state.gov  in order to receive critical ...
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Health Alert (U.S. Consulate General Chennai): Cancellation of Routine U.S. Citizen Services at the U.S. Consulate General Chennai until May 15, 2021

Location:  U.S. Consulate General Chennai Event : Due to the sharp rise of new COVID-19 cases and deaths throughout India in the past month, all routine U.S. citizen services and visa services at the U.S. Consulate General Chennai are cancelled from April 26 through May 15.  The U.S. Consulate General Chennai remains open for emergency U.S. citizen  services .  Emergency U.S. ...
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