Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Garamba National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: Armed groups may attack or kidnap foreign nationals in Garamba National Park.  We advise U.S. citizens to not travel to Haut-Uele Province in the Travel Advisory for the DRC.

Actions to Take:

  • Do not travel to the eastern DRC, including Haut-Uele Province.
  • Read the Travel Advisory for the DRC.
  • Visit our website for Travel to High-Risk Areas.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.