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April 5, 2022 - The U.S. Embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador has issued a security alert regarding the Government of El Salvador’s enactment of emergency measures on March 27, violent encounters between law enforcement personnel and alleged gang members continue around the country. Read more | Read Advisory
February 10, 2022 - The U.S. Embassy in Russia has put out a travel advisory for Russia saying that the advisory level is at: Level 4: Do Not Travel, for reasons including 'harassment against U.S. citizens, harassment by Russian government security officials as well as the 'arbitrary enforcement of local law' and 'increased tensions along the border of Ukraine'. Read more | Russia Travel Advisory
February 1, 2022 - The U.S. State Department has ordered the evacuation of family members of the US Embassy in Belarus and warns U.S. citizens not to travel to Belarus amid 'unusual and concerning Russian military buildup along Belarus’ border with Ukraine'. Read more | Belarus Travel Advisory
January 24, 2022 - Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (January 23, 2022). The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise increased awareness and vigilance regarding political and military tensions in the region. Read more
January 24, 2022 - STATE DEPARTMENT - U.S. Embassy in Ukraine: Authorized departure of U.S. government employees, ordered departure for eligible family members, from U.S. Embassy in Kyiv. Read more
January 23, 2022 - The U.S. State Department has ordered the families of diplomats in Kyiv, Ukraine to leave the country. Non essential staff have also been told they can leave the country at government expense. U.S. Citizens also urged to leave on commercial flights.
January 15, 2022 - A Tsunami advisory has been issued for Hawaii, Alaska, U.S. Pacific coast and Indo-Pacific region due to an undersea volcano, the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano that erupted in the Pacific Ocean. Read more
January 8, 2022 - Kazakhstan U.S. Embassy Security Alert: Voluntary Evacuation. "The U.S. government has authorized the voluntary departure of non-emergency personnel and family members at the U.S. Consulate General in Almaty."
US State Department Issues Do Not Travel Advisory For Ukraine - The US Department of State has issued a level 4 "Do Not Travel" advisory for Ukraine for risk of COVID-19 as well as 'increased threats from Russia', saying there are reports Russia is planning significant military action against Ukraine. Read more
Current Advisory. The Department of State continues to advise U.S. citizens not to travel to Ukraine due to COVID-19 and to reconsider travel due to increased threats from Russia. Exercise increased caution due to crime and civil unrest. Some areas have increased risks.
Location: Donetsk, Luhansk, Crimea, and Ukraine’s borders
Event: U.S. citizens should be aware of reports that Russia is planning for significant military action against Ukraine. U.S. citizens are also reminded the security conditions, particularly along Ukraine’s borders, in Russia-occupied Crimea, and in Russia-controlled eastern Ukraine, are unpredictable and can deteriorate with little notice.
U.S. citizens choosing to travel to Ukraine should be aware that Russian military action anywhere in Ukraine would severely impact the U.S. Embassy’s ability to provide consular services, including assistance to U.S. citizens in departing Ukraine..