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 through Goma.
- 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 (0)808-363-951 or +243 (0)815-560-151/152 (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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