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Suspension of Volunteer Service
Peace Corps periodically suspends volunteer service at a host country. All volunteers are ordered to depart the host country. This may be due to political, health, or safety reasons.
Currently Suspended Programs
Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, CA) - October 17, 2003 ENGINEER VOLUNTEERS AMID BOLIVIAN UNREST, MARTINEZ MOTHER WAITS ANXIOUSLY AS HER DAUGHTER, AN ALHAMBRA HIGH GRAD, CONTINUES PEACE CORPS WORK
Hostilities in the Georgiathere was an escalation in violence in the Georgian separatist region of South Ossetia and along the Georgian/South Ossetian border on August 8th, 2008. All current Peace Corps volunteers are safe and accounted for.