Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Nairobi (May 4, 2018)

Upcoming Relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel

Location: Mogadishu and Somalia, countrywide
Event: Extremists may use the upcoming relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to target U.S. citizens. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public venues.

Actions to take:

• Keep a low profile.
• Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
• Be aware of your surroundings.
• Review your personal security plans.
• Monitor local media for updates.
• Report social media threats to local authorities.


  • U.S. Embassy Nairobi, Kenya

+(254) (0)20-363-6451 during business hours

+(254) (0)20-363-6170 after business hours

  • State Department  – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444