Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: There is an active fire at the UNICEF warehouse at the UtexAfrica compound in Gombe, Kinshasa.  Increased traffic and emergency response vehicles are in the area.  There is a large amount of smoke from the fire.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the UtexAfrica compound and surrounding area.
  • Stay indoors with the windows closed if you are in the area of the smoke.
  • Monitor local media.