Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (December 7, 2020)
Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Event: There are reports of a large gathering near the Palais du Peuple in Kinshasa. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area if possible and remain alert.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Be aware of the potential for increased traffic and police presence.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- 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).
- KinshasaUSCitizen@state.gov or ACSKinshasa@state.gov
- State Department – Consular Affairs +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
- Democratic Republic of Congo Country Information
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