Security Alert: Avoid Large Gatherings

U.S. Embassy Maputo, Mozambique 


October 24, 2023 


Location: Maputo


Event:  Reports confirm a march called by the political group, RENAMO, is taking place in the Maputo capital region.  The march is expected to pass through Albazine, specifically the Zimpeto and CMC neighborhoods.  However, activities could extend beyond the areas mentioned.  As usual, U.S. citizens are advised to follow the below standing guidance. 


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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