Security Alert: Avoid Large Gatherings Update #1 (October 27, 2023)

Location:  Nationwide

Event:  Media outlets and social media platforms report violent demonstrations underway in the Nampula Province.  Demonstrations in Maputo Province have yet to begin but are expected.  Due to uncertainty, travelers are encouraged to minimize movements and note the following guidance below.

Actions To Take: 

Avoid large crowds. 

Be aware of your surroundings. 

Maintain a low profile. 

Carry proper identification. 

Review your personal security plans. 

Keep your cell phone charged in case of emergency. 

Monitor local media for updates and factor updated information into your travel plans and activities. 

Have a contingency plan for emergencies and review the Traveler’s Checklist 

U.S. Embassy Maputo 
(+258) 84-095-8000 

State Department – Consular Affairs 
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 

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