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United States Urges Citizens to Evacuate Somalia or Shelter in Place due to COVID-19

The United States Embassy in Somalia issued a statement that it has arranged a chartered flight from Mogadishu in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines to help evacuate its citizens from Somalia. There are currently no international flights from Mogadishu.

The Embassy strongly urges all U.S. citizens considering a departure from Somalia to book seats on this flight immediately. A decision to pass on this flight is, for all intents and purposes, a decision to shelter in place for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no guarantee that future flights will be available. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis.” the statement says.

Although official COVID-19 numbers from Somalia are from the capital only, the number of infections have risen drastically in recent days.

The statement did not include details how how others in other parts of Somalia could get to Mogadishu for this chartered flight. Ethiopian Airlines has not flown into Somalia

Read the entire statement here.

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