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PAYING FOREIGNERS TO LEAVE SVALBARD: 3M kr. in grants to cover travel expenses for laid-off employees and their families begin Sept. 1; recipients ‘not banned from Svalbard’


Foreign residents from non EU/EEA countries who’ve been laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible for a total of three million kroner in grants to cover airfare and other travel costs to their homeland under a program to be administered by Longyearbyen’s municipal government between Sept. 1 and Nov. 15.