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GA Senator launches hotline for U.S. citizens stuck in Afghanistan

Posted at 10:45 AM, Aug 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-17 10:45:15-04

ALBANY, Ga. (WTXL) — Georgia U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff is launching hotlines to connect Georgians and all U.S. citizens in need of evacuation from Afghanistan with U.S. State Department resources.

“My team remains on call to assist constituents with information and support regarding evacuation procedures and consular services for Americans who remain in Afghanistan and for SIV-eligible Afghan nationals who have worked for and with the U.S. government," Ossoff said in a released statement.

All U.S. citizens needing assistance can email

Any Georgian seeking assistance is encouraged to call 470-786-7800 or visit

Sen. Ossoff is also connecting veterans and service members seeking mental health services with assistance via the Veterans Crisis Hotline at (800-273-8255) and