Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Event:  Reports of Tanzanian Government Officials Calling for the Arrest of LGBTI People and Monitoring Activity via Social Media   Location:  Dar es Salaam   Actions to Take:    Employ sound security practices including monitoring local and international news.   Review internet footprint and social media profiles.  Remove or protect images and language that may ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam: August 24, 2018

Location:  Julius Nyerere International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, and border crossings Situation:  An outbreak of the Ebola Virus has been reported in the remote northeastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Tanzania does NOT share a border with the area of DRC affected by the outbreak. However, as ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Event:  In light of information pointing to the likelihood of imminent attacks on government and commercial centers in the district headquarters of Palma, Cabo Delgado Province in Mozambique, the Embassy there advised American citizens in the district headquarters of Palma to consider departing the area.  The risks are close to the Tanzanian border in the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam: May 30, 2018

Locations:  Julius Nyerere International Airport, Kilimanjaro International Airport, and border crossings   Situation:   Following a reported outbreak of the Ebola Virus in a remote northwestern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania’s Ministry of Health recently issued a statement to remind Tanzanians that local authorities conduct routine screenings of all travelers arriving ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

(Release Date: April 24, 2018) Location: Tanzania, country-wide Event: Protests are possible across Tanzania on Thursday, April 26th (Union Day).  Tanzanian officials have stated that any protestors will face serious consequences. During past demonstrations, Tanzanian police have employed tear gas and live ammunition. The U.S. government has restricted the movement of Peace Corps volunteers throughout ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Regarding Caution After The Jerusalem Announcement

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Regarding Caution After The Jerusalem Announcement December 7, 2017 The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.  The U.S. Embassy in ...
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