Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya (February 16, 2018)

Location: U.S. Embassy Nairobi compound

Event: There are reports of a possible large demonstration planned at the U.S. Embassy compound today, Friday, February 16, 2018, at 10:00am. As with any large demonstration, violence and traffic disruptions are possible.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the demonstration.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya

+254 (0) 20 363 6451

+254 (0) 20 363 6170 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Kenya Country Information


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