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Security Alert: Goma (DRC), Threats to Goma International Airport and MONUSCO

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (April 8, 2021) 

 

Location: Goma International Airport, City of Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

 

Event: There are reports of increased threats directed at MONUSCO personnel and affiliated facilities including the Goma International Airport.  We continue to advise U.S. citizens to not travel to Goma in the Travel Advisory for the DRC. 

 

Actions to Take

 

·     If you are in Goma, limit your movements. 

·     Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
·     Be aware of your surroundings. 

·     Monitor local media for updates.

 

Assistance

·     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). 

·     ACSKinshasa@state.gov  

·     https://cd.usembassy.gov/ 

·     State Department – Consular Affairs +1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444 

·     Democratic Republic of Congo Country Information 

·     Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates. 

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