Security Alert

Location: Goma, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Event: The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens that there is a risk of a terrorist attack on an unspecified ferry departing from Goma, North Kivu Province, DRC.

The Travel Advisory for the DRC warns U.S. citizens against travel to North Kivu Province “due to crime, civil unrest, terrorism, armed conflict, and kidnapping.”

Actions to take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/westerners.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.