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Security Alert #4: Volcanic Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo, Increase in Intensity and Frequency of Seismic Activity

Security Alert #4 – Volcanic Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo – Increase in Intensity and Frequency of Seismic Activity Location: Western Rwanda, specifically Rubavu District in the Western Province Event:  Earthquakes and seismic activity, including the release of harmful gases from fissures, continue as a result of the May 22 eruption of Mount Nyiragongo.  There are reports of ...
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U.S. Donates X-RAY Machine to Strengthen Kibuye’s COVID Response

U.S. DONATES X-RAY MACHINE TO STRENGTHEN KIBUYE’S COVID RESPONSE KIBUYE (May 21, 2021) — As part of U.S. commitment to improving health in Rwanda, the Government of the United States of America delivered a new mobile X-ray machine to Kibuye Referral Hospital Friday, providing urgent support to the hospital’s ability to diagnose and treat COVID-19 ...
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Security Alert #3: Volcanic Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Security Alert #3 – Volcanic Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo – U.S. Embassy Official in Gisenyi available for assistance Location: Western Rwanda, specifically Rubavu District in the Western Province Event: As of early Sunday, May 23, local authorities and media report that the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo has subsided. There were reports of seismic activity during the night which are considered normal and expected.  ...
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Security Alert #2: Volcanic Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Security Alert #2 – Volcanic Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Location: Western Rwanda, specifically Rubavu District in the Western Province Event: Lava flows from the volcanic eruption of Mount Nyiragongo located north of Goma, DRC have expanded and shifted to a south/southeast direction moving toward the Goma airport and cities ...
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 Security Alert #1: Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Security Alert #1 – Volcanic Eruption of Mount Nyiragongo in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Location: Western Rwanda, specifically Rubavu District in the Western Province Event: Rwandan and Congolese media report that Mount Nyiragongo, a volcano in Eastern DRC near Goma began erupting on Saturday.  The U.S. Embassy urges caution in Eastern DRC and in ...
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