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Message for U.S. Citizens: October 22, 2023
October 21, 2023

Demonstration Alert  

Location:  Nairobi, Gigiri neighborhood

Event:  On Sunday, October 22, US. citizens should avoid the area around the U.S. Embassy in the Gigiri neighborhood of Nairobi due to reported planned protests outside the embassy compound. 

The Department of State reminds citizens to avoid demonstrations and to exercise caution in the vicinity of any large gatherings or protests as they can turn violent quickly and unexpectedly.

Actions to Take

· Monitor local media for updates. 

· Avoid crowds. 

· Avoid demonstrations. 

· Keep a low profile. 

· Notify friends and family of your safety. 

· Be aware of your surroundings.