Location: Unrest in Haut Katanga, Lualaba, and Tanganyika Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Event: Demonstrations, unrest, and police activity continue in Haut Katanga, Lualaba, and Tanganyika Provinces. It is unclear whether the situation there will stabilize or turn violent. U.S. Mission personnel are currently not permitted to travel to these areas.
Actions to take: Take appropriate security measures, including leaving Haut Katanga, Lualaba, and Tanganyika Provinces or prepare to shelter in place.
- 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
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