Location: Central Male, Maldives
Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place from February 6 through February 15, 2018 as the president of the Maldives has declared a state of emergency until February 15. Groups are expected to protest in central Male in response to emerging political developments.
Actions to Take:
· Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
· Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
· Monitor local media for updates
· Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
· Carry proper identification at all times.
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