06 March 2020 – Funded U.S. embassies to support consular needs

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Type of Intervention: Citizens abroad
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: Federal
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The U.S. Congress funded $264 million for the State Department to support U.S. embassies in consular operations, emergency evacuations, and other needs as part of phase 1 legislation.
Full details here: https://www.kff.org/global-health-policy/issue-brief/the-u-s-response-to-coronavirus-summary-of-the-coronavirus-preparedness-and-response-supplemental-appropriations-act-2020/