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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Discourages Travel to North Kivu Province, South Kivu Province, and Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: North Kivu Province, South Kivu Province, Ituri Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa discourages travel to Goma, Butembo, Beni, and Sake, North Kivu Province; Uvira and Bukavu, South Kivu Province; and Bunia, Ituri Province; Democratic Republic of the Congo due to recent attacks in the area.  Starting July 25, protests against UN peacekeeping ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Subject: Security Alert: Goma, Butembo, Beni, and Sake, North Kivu Province; Uvira and Bukavu, South Kivu Province; and Bunia, Ituri Province; Democratic Republic of the Congo Location: Goma, Butembo, Beni, and Sake, North Kivu Province; Uvira and Bukavu, South Kivu Province; and Bunia, Ituri Province; Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: Violent protests in Goma ...
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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: More Than 70 Countries Worldwide Event: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries .​ Actions to Take:​ Travelers should AVOID : Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or genital lesions. Contact with dead or live wild animals such as small mammals including rodents (rats, squirrels) ...
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Security Alert: Goma, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo

Location: Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: There are ongoing demonstrations in Goma, North Kivu province, that include reports of violence against United Nations facilities and personnel. These demonstrations may continue in the coming days and could spread to other locations in the DRC. Actions to Take: Exercise extreme caution and defer travel in and ...
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Demonstration Alert: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Location: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa and U.S. government facilities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Event: Possible demonstrations are planned for Wednesday, July 20, 2022 beginning at 9:00am in front of the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa and other U.S. government facilities in Kinshasa.  Increased traffic and police presence are likely.  U.S. citizens are reminded ...
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