Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Event: In light of today’s demonstrations in the area of Limete commune, Kinshasa, the U.S. Embassy reminds citizens to maintain general awareness and remain vigilant and informed of protests, including spontaneous protests, and to note that phone networks may go down unexpectedly. 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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