Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Nairobi (June 14, 2018)

Location: Kenya, countrywide

Event: With the Eid al-Fitr holiday this weekend, the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens of the importance of exercising caution.  Take appropriate steps to enhance your personal safety and maintain a heightened sense of security awareness, especially at large gatherings and soft targets such as shopping malls and hotels.

 Actions to Take:

  • Keep a low profile.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates


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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