Weather Alert – Embassy of the United States of America, Federated States of Micronesia

Location: the islands of Nukuoro in Pohnpei State; and Lukunor in the Mortlock Islands, Losap, and Chuuk Lagoon in Chuuk State. Event: The National Weather Service, Guam, has issued a Tropical Storm warning for the above-named islands. In addition, a Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Fananu, Puluwat and Ululu in Chuuk State …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens – September 28, 2018

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens that on September 28, at approximately 9:15 a.m., Air Niugini flight PX073 on approach to Chuuk International Airport (TKK) landed short of the runway in the lagoon.  Airport officials confirm all passengers and crew were safely evacuated and transported to Chuuk State Hospital for evaluation. The U.S. Embassy is …

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Health Notice – U.S. Embassy Kolonia

Location: Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia Event: The Yap State Department of Health Services reported an outbreak of diarrheal illness due to rotavirus. Rotavirus is highly infectious. It is characterized by vomiting and watery diarrhea for 3 to 8 days. Fever and abdominal pain also frequently occur. This outbreak coincides with the 9th Micronesian Games on Yap, …

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