Location: Ressano Garcia/Lebombo Border
Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of the November 17 shutdown of the Mozambican-South African land border, Ressano Garcia/Lebombo due to civil unrest. Travelers seeking to enter or exit Mozambique via land are encouraged to redirect to other border crossings, such as the Ponta do Ouro/Kosi Bay crossing until the unrest dissipates.
Actions To Take:
Monitor local media for updates and factor updated information into your travel plans and activities.
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.
Have a contingency plan for emergencies and review the Traveler’s Checklist
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444