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Embassy will assist People Affected by Heavy rains and severe flooding in Kaedi, Dar el Baida and Dar Naim

This initial rapid assistance will provide cash and non-food items to 3,540 people in 590 households to cover lost basic food and clothing, and access services

The American Embassy, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will provide $100,000 in immediate assistance to support the people affected by heavy rains and severe flooding in Kaedi, and the Dar el Baida and Dar Naim neighborhoods in Nouakchott. This initial rapid assistance will provide cash and non-food…

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Source: Ambassade des États-Unis en Mauritanie |

Mauritania to host Flintlock 2020 Exercise

Flintlock is the U.S. Africa Command’s premier and largest annual Special Operations Forces exercise since 2005

Approximately 1,600 service members from the armies of 34 African and partner nations will participate in Flintlock 2020 at multiple locations in Mauritania (Atar, Nouakchott, and Kaedi) and Senegal (Thiès), from February 17 to 28, 2020. Flintlock is the U.S. Africa Command’s premier and largest annual Special Operations Forces exercise…

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Terrorist Attacks in Niger, Mali, and Burkina Faso

We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed, and wish a quick recovery to all who were wounded

The United States condemns in the strongest terms last week’s terror attacks in Niger, as well as recent attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso, which have taken the lives of security forces defending their nations. We offer our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed, and wish…