Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique

Location:  Mozambique and South Africa

Event:  Protests related to rising fuel prices in both Mozambique and in South Africa may lead to road closures in the region.

U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed to avoid large crowds if possible and be prepared for delays in road travel.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Review personal security plan.
  • Monitor local media for updates on changing conditions.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive security updates.