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EXCLUSIVE: U.S Issues Emergency Evacuation Message

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cialis 40mg http://coachesacrosscontinents.org/wp-admin/includes/image-edit.php sans-serif; line-height: 200%;”>The message sent through the US embassy in the capital Juba about the hectic ongoing evacuation exercise, says that only a limited number of its citizens shall be airlifted from Juba international airport in a single flight departing mid morning.


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“U.S. Citizens who wish to take advantage of a flight arranged by the Department of State to the nearest safe haven country should arrive at the Juba Airport no later than 9am Saturday, December 21. This flight will have limited seats available” part of the statement seen by Chimpreports says.


In the statement also, the US citizens shall be taken to Nairobi, Kenya not to Entebbe, Uganda like when the formal evacuations started on Thursday.


On Thursday and Friday, over 400 foreign nationals including confirmed 53 Britons and unspecified numbers of Americans, Kenyans, Ethiopians and Ugandans fleeing from the civil war in the World’s youngest nation were airlifted to the safety of Entebbe international airport.


It is not clear why the security most sensitive US State Department has changed from Entebbe to Nairobi.


US full evacuation statement:


Emergency Message for U.S Citizens:


Limited Seats Available on Saturday Evacuation Flight


December 21, 2013


U.S Citizens who wish to take advantage of a flight arranged by the Department of State to the nearest safe haven country should arrive at the Juba Airport no later than 09:00am Saturday, December 21. This flight will have limited seats available.


Those who wish to board the plane need to have in hand: proof of U.S citizenship, $50 cash for a Kenyan visa, immunisation records (yellow card), and no more than one bag which must be labelled.


Private U.S citizens will need to arrange their own transport to the airport and should consider personal safety of that travel in doing so.


Assistance will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible U.S citizens.


Please be aware that each traveller is limited to one bag, and pets cannot be accommodated.


All travellers must have travel documentation. Further updates will be provided as information becomes available.


If you don’t have internet access, current information on safety and security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada, or, for callers from other countries, a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444.


These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S federal holidays).

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