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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (February 15, 2019)

Location:  North Kivu and Ituri Provinces Event:  On August 1, 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo reported an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in North Kivu Province. Since then, a significant number of both confirmed and probable cases have been reported in nine health zones of Congo’s North Kivu and ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, D.R. Congo (February 1, 2019)

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo Event:  The Lamuka Coalition plans to hold a political rally at Sainte Thérèse in Commune de N’Djili on Saturday, February 2, at 1100.  The rally may draw large crowds, which can be unpredictable. While the rally is slated to begin around 1100, crowds and participants may start gathering much earlier. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (January 9, 2019)

Location:  Democratic Republic of Congo  Event:  The DRC Independent Electoral Commission is expected to announce election results soon. Crowds may gather in anticipation of election-related announcements.  Actions to Take: Depart the country. Your departure plans should not rely on U.S. government assistance. Ensure that your passport is current and that you have a valid visa ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (January 9, 2019)

Location:  Democratic Republic of Congo Event:  The DRC Independent Electoral Commission is expected to announce election results soon. Crowds may gather in anticipation of election-related announcements. Actions to Take: Depart the country. Your departure plans should not rely on U.S. government assistance. Ensure that your passport is current and that you have a valid visa ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (December 31, 2018)

Location:  DRC, countrywide Event:  The government of the DRC shut down internet services on December 31 in the aftermath of the elections. Phone lines are still a functioning way of communication.  Actions to Take: Depart the country.  Your departure plans should not rely on U.S. government assistance. Ensure that your passport is current and that ...
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