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Security Alert — U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya
January 28, 2022

Location:  Kenya

Event:  There is the potential for increased crime and acts of violent extremism in Kenya this time of year.

The U.S. Embassy reminds the public of the continued need for sustained vigilance in public locations such as shopping malls, hotels, airports, clubs, restaurants, transportation hubs, schools, places of worship and other areas frequented by tourists.  Public events, such as demonstrations and celebratory gatherings, are also at a higher risk for violence.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise vigilance at events, places of worship, and locations with large crowds.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.


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