General Alert – US Embassy Kinshasa DRC

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.