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 for your onward destination.
- Avoid large crowds and demonstrations.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Notify friends and family of your safety, and develop an alternate communication strategy that does not rely on internet.
- Review the country page and remain alert for potentially dangerous situations.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444