Location: Goma, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Event: Be advised that there is an ongoing demonstration at Goma university and the road is barricaded. U.S. citizens are reminded that demonstrations have the potential to turn violent with little to no warning.
Actions to take:
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 310 Avenue des Aviateurs, Kinshasa/Gombe, +243 81-556-0151/0152 or +243-972-616-193 (after hours and weekends).
- State Department – Consular Affairs +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
- Democratic Republic of Congo Country Information
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