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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Location:  Bangui Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports of ongoing fighting between unidentified groups in the PK5 neighborhood. Casualties have been reported. Actions to Take: The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid the PK5 neighborhood and surrounding areas. Avoid non-essential movements and areas where crowds have gathered as even peaceful demonstrations may quickly turn ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (December 21, 2019)

Location:  Bangui Event:  According to press reports, a political rally is scheduled to take place in the “Boeing” neighborhood southwest of the Bangui International Airport on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 1400 hrs. Actions to Take: The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid non-essential movements and areas where crowds have gathered as even peaceful demonstrations ...
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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, civil unrest, and kidnapping. Country Summary: Violent crime such as armed robbery, assault, sexual assault, carjacking, and homicide is common throughout the country.  Large areas of the country are controlled by armed groups fighting for control of territory.  They regularly commit serious crimes, such ...
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U.S. Ambassador Responds to Flooding Disaster in CAR with Emergency Humanitarian Aid for Affected Communities

U.S. Embassy, Central African Republic Press Release November 21, 2019 U.S. Ambassador Responds to Flooding Disaster in CAR with Emergency Humanitarian Aid for Affected Communities BANGUI – In response to the flooding disaster in the Central African Republic (CAR), United States Ambassador Lucy Tamlyn has requested USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance provide $100,000 ...
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