Security Alert: Unrest in Bukavu, South Kivu, DRC

Location: Bukavu, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Event: The city of Bukavu is currently locked down.  U.S. government personnel returned to Goma from Idjwi Island out of an abundance of caution due to reports that Goma Port was restricting arrivals/departures from Bukavu.

Actions to take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.