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Uganda: Restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic. 25 JUN-30 SEP20. Impact: High.

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A0103/20 

Valid from: 25 Jun 2020 1200 UTC

Valid till: 30 Sep 2020 2359 UTC (Estimated, Valid until cancelled or replaced)

NOTAM message 

COVID-19: FOLLOWING THE OUTBREAK OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) AND THE DECLARATION OF A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OF INTERNATIONAL CONCERN (PHEIC) BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO), THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA HAS GIVEN DIRECTIVES INCLUDING MINISTRY OF HEALTH, ESCALATING FLIGHT PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AT ALL POINTS OF ENTRY INTO UGANDA. THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES SHALL THEREFORE APPLY: 

1. ALL INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER FLIGHTS TO AND FROM UGANDA AERODROMES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 


2. FOREIGN NATIONALS WHO MAY REQUIRE TO BE EVACUATED FROM UGANDA TO THEIR HOME COUNTRIES MAY BE FLOWN OUT PROVIDED THAT THE EVACUATING FLIGHT HAS NO DISEMBARKING PASSENGERS AND THEY ARE CLEARED BY: 

A) MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (MOFA) PROTOCOLUGANDA(AT)GMAIL.COM +256 414257525 

B) MINISTRY OF HEALTH (MOH): PS9(AT)HEALTH.GO.UG / +256 417712260 

C) MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT (MOWT):MOWT(AT)WORKS.GO.UG / +256 414259322 


3. AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES AND AERODROME SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE FOLLOWING OPERATIONS: 

A) SCHEDULED AND NON SCHEDULED CARGO FLIGHTS. 

B) AIRCRAFT IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY. 

C) OPERATIONS RELATED TO HUMANITARIAN AID, MEDICAL AND RELIEF FLIGHTS 

D) OVERFLIGHTS. 

E) ALTERNATE AERODROMES IDENTIFIED IN THE FLIGHT PLAN (INCLUDING THOSE BEING USED FOR EXTENDED DIVERSION TIME OPERATIONS (EDTOS)). TECHNICAL LANDINGS WHERE PASSENGERS DO NOT DISEMBARK. - OTHER SAFETY-RELATED OPERATIONS. 


4. FOR AIRCRAFT CERTIFIED FOR CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS THAT ARE AUTHORIZED BY THE STATE OF REGISTRY/OPERATOR TO CARRY CARGO IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, THE OPERATOR IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THE AUTHORIZATION. 


5. AIR TRANSPORTATION OF HUMAN REMAINS INTO THE COUNTRY IS ALLOWED IF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE FULFILLED: 

A: MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF CAUSE OF DEATH. 

B: POST-MORTEM REPORT OR COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL REPORT FROM THE ATTENDING DOCTOR /HEALTH FACILITY. 

C: EMBALMING CERTIFICATE (EMBALMING MAY NOT BE DONE FOR COVID-19 BODIES). 

D: COPY OF PASSPORT /IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT OF THE DECEASED (THE ORIGINAL PASSPORT /TRAVEL DOCUMENT /IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT TO BE PRESENTED TO IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES). 

E: IMPORT LICENSE /IMPORT AUTHORIZATION FROM THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF HEALTH SERVICES. 

F: APPROPRIATE PACKAGING-WRAPPED IN A WATERPROOF BODY BAG THEN PLACED IN A ZINC LINED COFFIN AND AN OUTER METAL OR WOODEN BOX. 

G: THE ACCOMPANYING RELATIVES WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO QUARANTINE AND OTHER PROCEDURES FOR INCOMING PERSONS. H: THE BURIALS WILL BE CONDUCTED FOLLOWING THE EXISTING PROCEDURES FOR SCIENTIFIC BURIALS. 

I: FOR THE BODIES OF COVID-19 VICTIMS, THE APPROPRIATE GUIDANCE WILL ALSO APPLY. THE RELATIVES OF THE DECEASED SHALL CONTACT THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR GUIDANCE IN COORDINATION WITH THE MINISTRIES OF HEALTH AND INTERNAL AFFAIRS. SAMPLES WILL BE TAKEN TO CHECK FOR COVID-19 AND THE RESULTS WILL BE COMMUNICATED AS PER MINISTRY OF HEALTH (MOH)/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) PROTOCOL 

II. UNDERGO MANDATORY QUARANTINE AT A GOVERNMENT DESIGNATED FACILITY AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE UNDER SURVEILLANCE BY HEALTH AUTHORITIES. 

III. DISPOSE OF THEIR MASKS AND/OR GLOVES USED DURING TRAVEL IN DESIGNATED WASTE COLLECTION CONTAINERS. 


6) DISEMBARKING CREW SHALL.

I. UPON ARRIVAL BE SUBJECTED TO TEMPERATURE AND PHYSICAL SCREENING. SAMPLES WILL BE TAKEN TO CHECK FOR COVID-19 AND THE RESULTS WILL BE COMMUNICATED AS PER MINISTRY OF HEALTH (MOH)/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) PROTOCOL. 

II. UNDERGO MANDATORY QUARANTINE AT PROTEA HOTEL ENTEBBE AND LAKE VICTORIA HOTEL ENTEBBE FOR THEIR REST PERIOD. 

III. DISPOSE OF THEIR MASKS AND/OR GLOVES USED DURING TRAVEL IN DESIGNATED WASTE COLLECTION CONTAINERS. 


7. FOR FLIGHT CREW BASED IN UGANDA: 

A) WHEN CREW MEMBERS TRAVEL OUT OF UGANDA AND RETURN ON THE SAME DAY, THEY SHALL: 

I. NOT BE SUBJECTED TO MANDATORY 14 DAYS INSTITUTIONAL QUARANTINE IF THEY DO NOT DISEMBARK FROM THE AIRCRAFT AT THE DESTINATION. 

II. BE SUBJECTED TO MANDATORY 14 DAYS INSTITUTIONAL QUARANTINE IF THEY DISEMBARK FROM THE AIRCRAFT AT THE DESTINATION. 

B) IN THE EVENT THAT THE CREW MEMBERS TRAVEL OUT OF UGANDA AND DO NOT RETURN ON THE SAME DAY, THEY SHALL BE SUBJECTED TO MANDATORY 14 DAYS INSTITUTIONAL QUARANTINE AT PREMISES DESIGNATED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ON RETURN. AIRPORT/AIRSTRIP. 


8. FOR REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS STRANDED ABROAD DUE TO THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC, THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SHALL BE CONTACTED FOR ARRANGEMENT IN COORDINATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND THE MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT. 


9. UGANDA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY AIRCRAFT PERMITS OFFICE WILL OPERATE AS FOLLOWS: 

A) DAY TIME - 8 HOURS (FROM 08:30 AM TO 04:30PM). 

B) NIGHT TIME:

I. FOLLOW UP CALLS ON: +256752749656 OR +256750595820 

II. EAST MAIL: AIRCRAFTPERMITS(AT)CAA.CO.UG

Area of influence: 1.4N 32.41E, R 1850 km (999 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A0103) issued in 2020 replaces NOTAM (ID A0079) issued in 2020

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A0103/20 - COVID-19: FOLLOWING THE OUTBREAK OF CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) AND THE DECLARATION OF A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OF INTERNATIONAL CONCERN (PHEIC) BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO), THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA HAS GIVEN DIRECTIVES INCLUDING MINISTRY OF HEALTH, ESCALATING FLIGHT PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AT ALL POINTS OF ENTRY INTO UGANDA. THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES SHALL THEREFORE APPLY: 1. ALL INTERNATIONAL PASSENGER FLIGHTS TO AND FROM UGANDA AERODROMES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 2. FOREIGN NATIONALS WHO MAY REQUIRE TO BE EVACUATED FROM UGANDA TO THEIR HOME COUNTRIES MAY BE FLOWN OUT PROVIDED THAT THE EVACUATING FLIGHT HAS NO DISEMBARKING PASSENGERS AND THEY ARE CLEARED BY: A) MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS (MOFA) PROTOCOLUGANDA(AT)GMAIL.COM +256 414257525 B) MINISTRY OF HEALTH (MOH): PS9(AT)HEALTH.GO.UG / +256 417712260 C) MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT (MOWT):MOWT(AT)WORKS.GO.UG / +256 414259322 3. AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES AND AERODROME SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE FOLLOWING OPERATIONS: A) SCHEDULED AND NON SCHEDULED CARGO FLIGHTS. B) AIRCRAFT IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY. C) OPERATIONS RELATED TO HUMANITARIAN AID, MEDICAL AND RELIEF FLIGHTS D) OVERFLIGHTS. E) ALTERNATE AERODROMES IDENTIFIED IN THE FLIGHT PLAN (INCLUDING THOSE BEING USED FOR EXTENDED DIVERSION TIME OPERATIONS (EDTOS)). TECHNICAL LANDINGS WHERE PASSENGERS DO NOT DISEMBARK. - OTHER SAFETY-RELATED OPERATIONS. 4. FOR AIRCRAFT CERTIFIED FOR CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS THAT ARE AUTHORIZED BY THE STATE OF REGISTRY/OPERATOR TO CARRY CARGO IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT, THE OPERATOR IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THE AUTHORIZATION. 5. AIR TRANSPORTATION OF HUMAN REMAINS INTO THE COUNTRY IS ALLOWED IF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE FULFILLED: A: MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF CAUSE OF DEATH. B: POST-MORTEM REPORT OR COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL REPORT FROM THE ATTENDING DOCTOR /HEALTH FACILITY. C: EMBALMING CERTIFICATE (EMBALMING MAY NOT BE DONE FOR COVID-19 BODIES). D: COPY OF PASSPORT /IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT OF THE DECEASED (THE ORIGINAL PASSPORT /TRAVEL DOCUMENT /IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT TO BE PRESENTED TO IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES). E: IMPORT LICENSE /IMPORT AUTHORIZATION FROM THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF HEALTH SERVICES. F: APPROPRIATE PACKAGING-WRAPPED IN A WATERPROOF BODY BAG THEN PLACED IN A ZINC LINED COFFIN AND AN OUTER METAL OR WOODEN BOX. G: THE ACCOMPANYING RELATIVES WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO QUARANTINE AND OTHER PROCEDURES FOR INCOMING PERSONS. H: THE BURIALS WILL BE CONDUCTED FOLLOWING THE EXISTING PROCEDURES FOR SCIENTIFIC BURIALS. I: FOR THE BODIES OF COVID-19 VICTIMS, THE APPROPRIATE GUIDANCE WILL ALSO APPLY. THE RELATIVES OF THE DECEASED SHALL CONTACT THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR GUIDANCE IN COORDINATION WITH THE MINISTRIES OF HEALTH AND INTERNAL AFFAIRS. SAMPLES WILL BE TAKEN TO CHECK FOR COVID-19 AND THE RESULTS WILL BE COMMUNICATED AS PER MINISTRY OF HEALTH (MOH)/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) PROTOCOL. II.UNDERGO MANDATORY QUARANTINE AT A GOVERNMENT DESIGNATED FACILITY AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE UNDER SURVEILLANCE BY HEALTH AUTHORITIES. III. DISPOSE OF THEIR MASKS AND/OR GLOVES USED DURING TRAVEL IN DESIGNATED WASTE COLLECTION CONTAINERS. B) DISEMBARKING CREW SHALL. I. UPON ARRIVAL BE SUBJECTED TO TEMPERATURE AND PHYSICAL SCREENING. SAMPLES WILL BE TAKEN TO CHECK FOR COVID-19 AND THE RESULTS WILL BE COMMUNICATED AS PER MINISTRY OF HEALTH (MOH)/ WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) PROTOCOL. II. UNDERGO MANDATORY QUARANTINE AT PROTEA HOTEL ENTEBBE AND LAKE VICTORIA HOTEL ENTEBBE FOR THEIR REST PERIOD. III. DISPOSE OF THEIR MASKS AND/OR GLOVES USED DURING TRAVEL IN DESIGNATED WASTE COLLECTION CONTAINERS. 7. FOR FLIGHT CREW BASED IN UGANDA: A) WHEN CREW MEMBERS TRAVEL OUT OF UGANDA AND RETURN ON THE SAME DAY, THEY SHALL: I. NOT BE SUBJECTED TO MANDATORY 14 DAYS INSTITUTIONAL QUARANTINE IF THEY DO NOT DISEMBARK FROM THE AIRCRAFT AT THE DESTINATION.  II. BE SUBJECTED TO MANDATORY 14 DAYS INSTITUTIONAL QUARANTINE IF THEY DISEMBARK FROM THE AIRCRAFT AT THE DESTINATION. B) IN THE EVENT THAT THE CREW MEMBERS TRAVEL OUT OF UGANDA AND DO NOT RETURN ON THE SAME DAY, THEY SHALL BE SUBJECTED TO MANDATORY 14 DAYS INSTITUTIONAL QUARANTINE AT PREMISES DESIGNATED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ON RETURN. AIRPORT/AIRSTRIP. 8. FOR REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS STRANDED ABROAD DUE TO THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC, THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SHALL BE CONTACTED FOR ARRANGEMENT IN COORDINATION WITH THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND THE MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT. 9. UGANDA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY AIRCRAFT PERMITS OFFICE WILL OPERATE AS FOLLOWS: A) DAY TIME - 8 HOURS (FROM 08:30 AM TO 04:30PM). B) NIGHT TIME: I. FOLLOW UP CALLS ON: +256752749656 OR +256750595820 II. E-MAIL: AIRCRAFTPERMITS(AT)CAA.CO.UG. 

25 JUN 12:00 2020 UNTIL 30 SEP 23:59 2020 ESTIMATED. 

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