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Alert for U.S. Citizens: July 11, 2023 Demonstration Alert
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Alert for U.S. Citizens: July 11, 2023 Demonstration Alert


Alert for U.S. Citizens

July 11, 2023

 Demonstration Alert 

Location:  Kenya

Event:  Media have reported a renewed call for countrywide protests on Wednesday, July 12 which may result in public transportation and traffic disruptions.  Demonstrations may occasionally be violent, requiring police intervention.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid protest areas and demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/foreigners.
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Carry proper Identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Kenyan visa.
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.


U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
+254 (0) 20 363 6451 U.S. Citizen Services – U.S. Embassy in Kenya (usembassy.gov)

State Department – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 for calls from the United States or Canada
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