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COVID-19 Information

Updated August 11, 2020 For U.S. Citizens in the DRC:  Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive our latest messages and alerts. DRC Specific Information State of Emergency in DRC The government of the DRC is slowly relaxing the health-related State of Emergency that was put in place March 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Shops, ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)  Event: COVID-19 Update & DRC Entry / Exit Requirements State of Emergency in DRC The government of the DRC is slowly relaxing the health-related State of Emergency that was put in place March 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Shops, banks, restaurants, bars, and public transport reopened.  Schools and ...
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Travel Advisory: Democratic Republic of the Congo – Level 4: Do Not Travel

August 7, 2020 The Department of State reissued country-specific Travel Advisories with updated COVID-19 information.  Visit Travel.State.Gov to see the DRC Travel Advisory and more travel information. Democratic Republic of the Congo – Level 4: Do Not Travel C T U H K O Do not travel to Democratic Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Reconsider travel to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: There is an active fire at the UNICEF warehouse at the UtexAfrica compound in Gombe, Kinshasa.  Increased traffic and emergency response vehicles are in the area.  There is a large amount of smoke from the fire. Actions to Take: Avoid the UtexAfrica compound and surrounding area. Stay ...
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Online Auction

The U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa announces to the public that it is organizing an online auction of furniture, equipment, office supplies, hardware, auto spare parts, vehicles and other goods. Please visit the Embassy’s auction site at (French  https://online-auction.state.gov/fr-FR ) or (English  https://online-auction.state.gov/ ) and click on “Kinshasa” to view current and upcoming items for sale. After clicking ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)  Event: COVID-19 Update & Status of Health-Related State of Emergency for DRC State of Emergency in DRC: The government of the DRC is slowly relaxing the health-related State of Emergency that was put in place March 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Shops, banks, restaurants, bars, and public transport ...
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