News & Events

Health Alert and Commercial Flights Resumed

Location:  Zimbabwe Event:  Commercial Flights Available Ethiopian Airlines reports that it will resume regularly scheduled flights from Harare to the United States. The next flight is scheduled for Saturday, April 4.  Flights to Dulles, VA (estimated cost $2,400) and Chicago, IL (estimated cost $2,800) are currently scheduled weekly on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays.  However, ...
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COVID-19 Information

Global Health Advisory: The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported ...
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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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United States pledges US$470,000 to combat COVID-19 in Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe; 27 March 2020 –The United States has pledged US$470,000 to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe.  As of Friday, March 27, the World Health Organization (WHO) said over 530,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 worldwide and more than 24,000 people have died from the disease.  Zimbabwe declared its first case last ...
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Evacuation Preparedness

Private American citizens should always be aware of changing circumstances and make a personal decision to depart voluntarily if they feel uncomfortable with the situation.  In the event of an evacuation, the USG first uses commercial transport for official personnel and recommends private American citizens do the same.  There are many benefits of leaving while ...
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