Sixty-two-year-old Rhonda Klein needs her trip to finish. However she will be able to’t work out the way to get dwelling.
The Atlanta-based lawyer is one in a tour group of 12 Individuals stranded in Marrakech, Morocco, uncertain the way to depart a day after a lot of Morocco went into sudden lockdown to sluggish the unfold of the coronavirus.
She’s been frantically calling the State Division and members of Congress, she says, however they thus far haven’t been in a position to do a lot.
“The State Division has not been of any assist,” she informed The Publish. “Not solely can nobody inform us something, however what we do get informed is conflicting data.”
The Publish has reached out the State Division for remark.
“We all know we’ve got plenty of congresspeople who’re supposedly, and I’ll belief are, making an attempt to assist us,” she stated. “However I believe there’s solely a lot they will do, which isn’t quite a bit.”
Morocco on Sunday introduced it was suspending all worldwide flights and on Monday closed eating places, mosques and leisure facilities.
That left Klein’s tour group, which additionally included a Canadian citizen, in a determined bind, as borders worldwide continued to shut. Seven folks within the group are 60 or over and at the very least two folks, together with Klein, have a preexisting well being situation, placing them in probably the most at-risk bracket. Klein stated she wants a drugs she will be able to’t simply get in Morocco.
Earlier than the journey, Klein had some apprehension about touring throughout a world outbreak, however her general sense was that Morocco would stay a comparatively secure wager.
However for the reason that border closed, she’s watched different Canadian vacationers in comparable conditions discover a method dwelling, whereas she stated she has struggled to get a straight reply from a U.S. official over what planes are flying into america.
“It’s a multitude over right here,”…