Security Alert: Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Location: Various locations, Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Event: There are reports of unrest and police activity in various parts of Lubumbashi.

Actions to take:

  • 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 81-556-0151/0152 or +243-972-616-193 (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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