Nov 26, 78 • 0009 • State-Georgetown • 299113

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STATE 299113
ORIGIN ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 SSO-00 HEW-06 SCS-06 CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 INRE-00 ABF-01 CA-01 /040 R
DRAFTED BY ARA:JBUSHNELL:MJB
APPROVED BY ARA:JBUSHNELL
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O 260009Z NOV 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 299113

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC, GY
SUBJECT: FUNDING RETURN TRAVEL FOR SURVIVORS

1. HEW (HOLMAN) HAS AUTHORIZED FOLLOWING PROCEDURE FOR RETURN TRAVEL SURVIVORS WITHOUT FUNDS WHO WISH TO RETURN COMMERCIAL AND HAVE PERMISSION GOG AUTHORITIES TO DEPART.

2. EMBASSY MAY FUND RETURN TICKET TO DESIRED DESTINATION WITHIN UNITED STATES WHERE INDIVIDUAL HAS FAMILY OR FRIENDS IN EXCHANGE FOR PROMISSARY NOTE COVERING COST OF TICKET. COST TO POINT OF ENTRY IN U.S. WILL BE COVERED UNDER NORMAL CONSULAR PROCEDURES. COST WITHIN U.S. WILL BE COVERED BY HEW UNDER ITS PROCEDURES. TO EXTENT FEASIBLE IT MAY SIMPLIFY LATER PROCESSING IF COST IS SPLIT AND TWO PROMISSARY NOTES EXECUTED.

3. ONCE AIRLINE RESERVATIONS CONFIRMED, EMBASSY SHOULD NOTIFY DEPARTMENT BY CABLE OF TRAVELER, DESTINATION, FLIGHT NO., AND ETA.

CHRISTOPHER

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Originally posted on March 16th, 2020.

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