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.
- U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 310 Avenue des Aviateurs, Kinshasa/Gombe, +243 81-556-0151/0152 or +243-972-616-193 (after hours and weekends).
- State Department – Consular Affairs +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
- Democratic Republic of Congo Country Information
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