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Security Alert: Exercise Sustained Vigilance – U.S. Embassy Nairobi
January 25, 2019

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Nairobi (January 24, 2019)

Location:  Kenya, countrywide

Event:  The U.S. Embassy reminds the public of the continued need for sustained 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 by tourists/Westerners
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible
  • Review your personal security plans


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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