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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Apia (January 7, 2020)

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Apia (January 7, 2020) Location: Samoa Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Consulate General will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a ...
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The next U.S. Visa Interview Week for Apia Samoa

The United States Embassy in Apia is pleased to announce that it will hold its next Visa Interview Week from February 24 – 28th, 2020. The online calendar for scheduling appointments will open Tuesday 11th February, at 12pm (Apia date and time). Please do not call or email the Embassy for an appointment. Click here for more information. Public Notice: ...
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Samoa measles outbreak

USAID Global Health  will be releasing US$200,000 of disaster assistance to respond to the need of disaster-affected people due to the measles outbreak. We’re working with our interagency partners like the  CDC Global to help our friends in Samoa. Samoa ia maua pea le lototele. UPDATE: Responding to the measles crisis: an update on United States assistance to Samoa Seventy ...
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U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation 2020

U.S. Embassy Apia Notice of Funding Opportunity   U.S. Embassy Apia is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), offering grants from US $10,000 to US $200,000 per project. Awards will be subject to availability of funds. AFCP supports projects to preserve a wide range of ...
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Pacific Women Leaders: Lina Chang

By Gail Brown. For the next blog post in the  Pacific Women Leaders  series, I met with Lina Chang. Lina Chang has earned the title of “Mamma” after helping more than 500 children throughout Samoa.  In 2005, Chang opened the Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) which remains Samoa’s only support organization for children who are abused, abandoned, or ...
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