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Under Secretary for Management

Office of Emergencies in the Diplomatic and Consular Service

Our Mission

The Office of Emergencies in the Diplomatic and Consular Service (M/EDCS) is responsible for administering expenditures from the Emergencies in the Diplomatic and Consular Service (EDCS) appropriation (also known as the K Fund), as well as administering the Department’s Gift Funds Program.

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