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April 30, 2021

Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Alert

U.S. EMBASSY NAIROBI

Message for U.S. Citizens

April 30, 2021

 

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Nairobi

 

Location:  Kenya

Event:  The U.S. Embassy would like to remind the U.S. citizen community that terrorist groups have a history of carrying out attacks in Kenya during Ramadan (April 13-May 13).  U.S. citizens are reminded of the need for heightened awareness and caution during this time of increased personal safety and security concerns.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in religious institutions as well as locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

 

Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya

United Nations Avenue, Gigiri

+254 (0) 20 363 6451

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

kenya_acs@state.gov

https://ke.usembassy.gov/

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 for calls from the United States or Canada

+1-202-501-4444 for calls from overseas (Kenya)

 

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