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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Nairobi

Location: Kenya, countrywide Event:  In light of the January 15 terrorist attack on the DusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi, the U.S. Embassy reminds the public of the continued need for vigilance in public spaces such as shopping malls, hotels, and places of worship. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings Stay alert in locations frequented ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec on the DusitD2 Hotel terrorist attack

Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec January 17, 2019 The United States continues to work closely with the Kenyan authorities to provide assistance in the aftermath of the January 15 DusitD2 Hotel terrorist attack.  Contrary to some false reports on social media, the United States had no advance notice of the attack, ...
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SECURITY ALERT UPDATE: 14 Riverside Drive Attack including Dusit

SECURITY ALERT FOR U.S. CITIZENS U.S. Embassy Nairobi January 16, 2019  Location: Dusit2 Hotel, 14 Riverside Drive, Westlands, Nairobi Event:  The Government of Kenya has advised that all terrorists involved in the Dusit2 Hotel attack have been neutralized.  Follow-on security operations are continuing in the Dusit2 Hotel and its vicinity.  Please continue to avoid the ...
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SECURITY ALERT: 14 Riverside Drive Attack including Dusit

SECURITY ALERT FOR U.S. CITIZENS U.S. Embassy Nairobi January 15, 2019, 8:15 PM  Location: Dusit Hotel, 14 Riverside Drive, Westlands, Nairobi Event: Security operations by Kenyan authorities in the Dusit Hotel and its vicinity are ongoing.  Please continue to avoid the area and remain in known safe areas. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Monitor local ...
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SECURITY ALERT: Dusit Attack

SECURITY ALERT FOR U.S. CITIZENS U.S. Embassy Nairobi January 15, 2019 Location: Dusit Hotel, 14 Riverside Drive, Westlands, Nairobi Event: There are reports of gunfire and explosions in the vicinity of the Dusit II Hotel, in the Westlands neighborhood of Nairobi.  Avoid the area and move or remain in known safe areas until further notice. Actions ...
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