• Atyrau CC Meeting - September 2018
    RSO U.S. Embassy Astana presenting at the Atyrau Country Council Meeting - September 6, 2018.


Dangers of Excessive Heat
This report is from OSAC's Traveler Toolkit -- a series of reports available to the public about general safety and security abroad. With the…

Road Safety in Africa
Security Best Practices for Carjacking, Theft, and Road Safety

Kidnapping: The Basics
The methods behind kidnapping are as varied as their motivations. While kidnapping, especially for ransom, can be a crime of opportunity, foreigners…

Consular Reporting

Security Alert: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Security Updates February 19
Reports of roadblocks, and protests in the aforementioned areas.

Weather Alert: Kolonia (Micronesia), Tropical Storm Warning
The National Weather Service, Guam, has issued a Tropical Storm warning for the islands of Nukuoro in Pohnpei State; and Lukunor in the Mortlock…

Health Alert: Tijuana (Mexico), Antibiotics-Resistant Infections at Grand View Hospital
Since August 2018 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed multiple cases of antibiotic-resistant infections in U.S.…