U.S. Government Assistance to Zimbabwe tops $3.5 billion since 1980

Harare, October 23, 2020: The United States remains the largest provider of health and humanitarian assistance, including the U.S. President’s Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), food assistance, and disaster relief, to the people of Zimbabwe.  Since Zimbabwe’s independence in 1980, the U.S. government has provided over US$3.5 billion to the people of Zimbabwe, including …

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USAID Announces Two New Food Security Programs Totaling US$130 Million

Harare, Zimbabwe, October 21, 2020- The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on October 21 two new food security programs, Takunda and Amalima Loko.  These five-year programs will target nearly 490,000 Zimbabweans in Matabeleland North, Masvingo, and Manicaland provinces. “These two new programs will build on the United States’ investment in Zimbabwean people …

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Hours and Advice for American Citizens

As the Government of Zimbabwe has announced a 21-day lockdown that goes into effect at 12:02 AM on Monday, March 30, U.S. Embassy Harare has suspended routine consular services until further notice.  If you require an urgent appointment please email  consularharare@state.gov  during regular business hours, or call our Duty Officer at +263 772 559 727 for …

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U.S.-Zimbabwe Partnerships transform the lives of farmers during difficult times

Harare, 19 February 2020 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a roundtable discussion with the private sector, academia, and civil society on food security and agricultural programs in Zimbabwe.  The theme, Agriculture-led Growth, Nutrition, and Resilience showcased the transformational impact of U.S.-Zimbabwe partnerships and highlighted best practices in agricultural development. …

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The United States meets immediate food needs of more than one million Zimbabweans

Oped- The United States meets immediate food needs of more than one million Zimbabweans Harare: January 31, 2020- Zimbabwe’s food security situation is growing ever more precarious as millions of Zimbabweans require food assistance.  The United States Government is committed to helping Zimbabweans face this challenge.  As part of this commitment, the United States is meeting …

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The United States celebrates decline in malaria cases and deaths in Zimbabwe on World Malaria Day

Harare, 25 April 2019 – The United States Government stands with the people of Zimbabwe in commemorating World Malaria Day on April 25 and celebrates the considerable decline in malaria cases and deaths.  Through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) …

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United States provides additional US$2.5 million in response to Cyclone Idai

Harare, 3 April, 2019 – The United States Government has provided an additional contribution of US$2.5 million to respond to emergency needs in Zimbabwe following Cyclone Idai.  The contribution, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace, will support immediate food needs in the most affected areas of Manicaland …

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United States provides US$100,000 for emergency cyclone relief

United States provides US$100,000 for emergency cyclone relief  Harare, 22 March, 2019 – The United States Government provided an initial contribution of US$100,000 to respond to emergency needs in Zimbabwe following Cyclone Idai.  The contribution, provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, will support immediate interventions to deliver …

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U.S. Government program improves lives of 600,000 orphans and vulnerable children

Harare, 29 November, 2018 – Today at Golden Conifer in Harare, the United States celebrated the World Education Inc. Vana Bantwana program together with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour, and Social Welfare. With funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Vana …

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Ambassador Nichols meets President Mnangagwa

The U.S. Embassy in Harare is delighted to welcome the Honorable Brian A. Nichols as the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Zimbabwe.  Ambassador Nichols presented his credentials to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who officially accepted them today, July 19, 2018. Ambassador Nichols joins the U.S. Mission …

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U.S. congratulates Zimbabweans

Harare, November 21, 2017: Tonight marks an historic moment for Zimbabwe. We congratulate all Zimbabweans who raised their voices and stated peacefully and clearly that the time for change was overdue. As Secretary Tillerson recently stated, Zimbabwe has an historic opportunity to set itself on a new path. Through that process, the United States urges …

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Important Notice: Consular Office closed Thursday Afternoon

The U.S. Embassy in  Harare  wishes to advise the public that the Consular Section will be closed from 11:00hrs – 17:30hrs on July 6th, 2017. No services will be provided. For American Citizen Emergencies, please call the Duty Officer on 0772559727.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Weather-related Event

U.S. Embassy Harare, Zimbabwe Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Weather-related Event February 16, 2017 The Zimbabwe Meteorological Service has issued a high alert for tropical cyclone-type rainfall from Thursday, February 16, 2017 until Monday, February 20, 2017. The most likely impacted areas include Masvingo and Matabelaland South provinces, as well as the southern areas of …

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