Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Palais du People, Boulevard Triomphal, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and surrounding area.

Event: An official government event is planned for 11:00 am on Wednesday, October 21.  High level government attendance, a large police presence, and heavy traffic conditions are expected.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area or exercise caution if you need to be in the area.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.