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Security Alert:  U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (May 1, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Bangui Event:  Gunfire and unrest emanating from Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood, but spreading throughout the city.  There are reports of violence along Independence Avenue and crowds at the PK0 and Boganda roundabouts. Actions to Take: Ensure that you have adequate supplies to shelter in place Monitor local media for updates Review personal security plans ...
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Central African Republic (CAR) — Travel Advisory — Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Central African Republic (CAR) due to crime and civil unrest. Violent crime, such as armed robbery, aggravated battery, and homicide, is common. Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups who regularly kidnap, injure, and/or kill civilians. In the event of unrest, airport, land border, and road closures may ...
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Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (April 20, 2018) Location: Nationwide Event: Increase in threats and tensions related to activities by armed actors and recent unrest in Bangui. Actions to Take: Ensure that you have adequate supplies to shelter in place Monitor local media for updates Review personal security plans Remain aware of ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Date: April 10, 2018 Location: Bangui’s PK5 Neighborhood and 7th Arrondissement Event: On April 10, 2018, MINUSCA and Central African security forces conducted a routine security patrol in Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood when militia fired upon them.  The situation has since escalated.  Gunfire continues to be reported in that neighborhood and other areas of Bangui.  Possible ...
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