Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan May 28, 2020 Event: On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19.  On March 19, the …

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Health Alert: Repatriation Flight on or around May 22, 2020

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan has confirmed a repatriation flight with limited capacity for private U.S. citizens on a reimbursable basis, departing Khartoum International Airport on or around May 22, 2020.  The flight will terminate in Washington DC (Dulles International Airport, IAD).  U.S. citizens who wish to join this potential flight should be ready …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan is aware of a private commercial flight departing Khartoum, Sudan to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday, May 18.  This private commercial flight is not a U.S. government-organized or affiliated flight. The flight is organized by Satguru Travel, and all those interested in traveling must book directly through Satguru Travel …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Event: Confirmed Repatriation Flight on May 1, 2020 On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19.  On March 19, the Department …

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COVID-19 Information

The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Country-Specific Information: Sudan has 5499 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders as of 02 June 2020. The Government of Sudan has extended the closure of Sudan’s airports for domestic and international flights …

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Health Alert United States Mission to Sudan

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan April 25, 2020   Event: On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19.  On March 19, …

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Health Alert United States Mission to Sudan

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan April 25, 2020   Event: On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19.  On March 19, …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan April 22, 2020 Event: On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19. On March 19, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan April 16, 2020 Event: On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19. On March 19, …

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Health Alert: Curfew U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Location: Sudan Event: On March 19 the Department of State issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States.  Update: U.S. Embassy Khartoum …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Sudan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Sudan (April 4, 2020)   Location: Sudan   Event: Potential Repatriation Flight Option: On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan April 1, 2020

Event: On March 19, the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States. Update:  The U.S. Embassy …

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Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum

March 31, 2020 Location: Sudan Event: On March 19, the Department of State issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States. Update: …

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Health Alert United States Mission to Sudan

Location: Sudan Event: On March 19 the Department of State issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States. Update: Effective 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, …

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Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

March 30, 2020 Location: Sudan Event: On March 19, the Department of State issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States. Update: …

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Health Alert United States Mission to Sudan

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan March 28, 2020 Location: Sudan Event: The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United …

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Health Alert United States Mission to Sudan Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

March 28, 2020 Location: Sudan   Event: The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate …

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Health Alert United States Mission to Sudan Health Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

March 27, 2020 Location: Sudan Event: The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and in countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Limited flights available for 48 hours beginning March 19 at 7:45 p.m.

U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan March 19, 2020 Location: Sudan Event: The Sudan Civil Aviation Authority announced today that the Khartoum airport will be allowing limited commercial flights to depart the airport for a period of 48 hours beginning at 7:45 p.m. local time on March 19.  Those who wish to depart Sudan should make arrangements …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

March 17, 2020 Location: Sudan Event: The Government of Sudan has announced a suspension of all commercial air travel, both international and domestic, starting March 16 until , further notice.  The U.S. Embassy in Sudan will provide more information as it becomes available from the Government of Sudan. On March 14, the Department of State …

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Message to U.S. Citizens:Limited Consular Services U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

March 17, 2020 Location: Sudan Event: Information regarding novel coronavirus: All non-emergency American citizen services and visa services have been cancelled. For emergency American citizen services please email ACSKhartoum@state.gov .  For after-hours emergency, please call us at + 249-187-022000 and ask to speak to the Embassy duty officer.  Assistance: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan + (249) (187) …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

March 9, 2020 Location:  Kober bridge, Khartoum North, Sudan Event: Vehicle attack/Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonation near Kober bridge At approximately 0910 today an IED detonated near Kober bridge in Khartoum North. Local travel by U.S. government personnel is limited to official movements only.  The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Location:  Khartoum, Sudan Event: Gunfire reported in couple of locations in Khartoum Gunfire has been heard in a couple of locations in Khartoum and Embassy staff have been advised to shelter in place until a determination can be made.  The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

January 8, 2020 Location:  Sudan Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.  The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: ·         Keep a low profile. ·         Be aware of your surroundings. ·         Review …

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Sudan –Travel Advisory– Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Sudan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict.  Country Summary: Crime, such as kidnapping, armed robbery, home invasion, and carjacking can occur.  This type of crime is more frequent outside of Khartoum. Members of known terrorist groups continue to be in Sudan and could pose a threat.  Terrorist groups in Sudan …

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Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan (June 6, 2019)

Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities across Sudan. Event:  Violence and civil unrest continue in Khartoum and across Sudan.  Communications systems, such as cellular data and internet, are not functional.  Cellular voice and SMS are functional.  The airport in Khartoum is open; however, some flights have …

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Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan (June 5, 2019) Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities across Sudan. Event:    Violence and civil unrest continue in Khartoum and across Sudan.  Communications systems, such as cellular data and internet, are not functional.  Cellular voice and SMS are functional.  The airport in Khartoum …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Khartoum (May 14, 2019)

Location: Sudanese Armed Forces Headquarters in Khartoum and the surrounding area; Khartoum 2; the bridges in the Khartoum metropolitan area; metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  The large demonstration at Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters continues.  The number of protesters has increased over the past two weeks …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Khartoum

Location: Sudanese Armed Forces Headquarters in Khartoum and the surrounding area; Khartoum 2; the bridges in the Khartoum metropolitan area; metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  The large demonstration at Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters continues.  The number of protesters has increased over the past two weeks …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Khartoum

Location: Sudanese Armed Forces Headquarters in Khartoum; Khartoum 2; the bridges in the Khartoum metropolitan area; metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  Opposition groups have called for increased participation in the on-going demonstration at Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters.  In addition to increased participation at SAF Headquarters, …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Khartoum

Location: Sudanese Armed Forces Headquarters in Khartoum; metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  Continued civil unrest.  There are on-going demonstrations at Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters and throughout the city. Yesterday at 1:45 pm, General Awad Ibn Auf announced the takeover of the Government by a military …

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Sudan –Travel Advisory– Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to Sudan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict.   On April 11, 2019, the Department ordered the departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees. Violent crime, such as kidnapping, armed robbery, home invasion, and carjacking, is common. Terrorist groups continue to pose a threat in Sudan.  Terrorist groups in …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Khartoum No. 2

Location: Sudanese Armed Forces Headquarters in Khartoum; metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  Continued civil unrest.  There are on-going demonstrations at Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters and throughout the city. At 1:45 pm, General Awad Ibn Auf announced the takeover of the Government by a military …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Khartoum

Location: Sudanese Armed Forces Headquarters in Khartoum; metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  Continued civil unrest.  There are on-going demonstrations at Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters and throughout the city. The Embassy is aware of reports of a military takeover of the Government.  However, as of …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Khartoum (April 8, 2019)

Location: Sudanese Armed Forces Headquarters in Khartoum; metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  There is an on-going demonstration at Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters.  In the early hours of April 8, clashes occurred between security forces.  Such violence could occur again in this area.  Security presence …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Khartoum

Location: Metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  Demonstrations have been called for the following times: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 4 – 6 to mark the anniversary of former President Gaafar Nimeiry’s removal from power in 1985.  Based on historic activity, protests and a large security presence …

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Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Location: Khartoum Event:  Due to the ongoing protests across Khartoum, the Embassy has advised its personnel to limit movements from February 28 until 6:00 A.M. March 1. Actions to Take: Avoid non-essential night time travel. Exercise caution if in the vicinity of a demonstration. Monitor local media for updates. Keep a low profile. Assistance: U.S. Embassy …

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Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Location: Sudan, country-wide Event:  The Government of Sudan has announced a national State of Emergency.  Sudanese authorities will likely establish night-time checkpoints throughout Sudan.  The location and duration of checkpoints is unknown.  In addition, demonstrations are expected to continue.  The Embassy has advised its personnel to limit movements between 1800h on February 25, until 0600h on …

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Demonstration Alert: January 27, 2019

Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  Demonstrations have been called for the following times: TODAY, January 27, 2019, the Sudanese Professionals Association is calling for sit-ins at multiple locations in Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North, beginning at 3:00 p.m. TUESDAY, January …

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Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities and locations across Sudan. Event: Demonstrations have been called for the following times: Tuesday, January 15, possibly starting at 12:00 p.m. in the El Baladiya Ave, El Mek Nimir, and Al Souk al Arabi vicinities. Very significant police and security …

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Latest MASCOT Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Latest MASCOT Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan  January 3, 2019   Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities and locations across Sudan. Event:  Demonstrations have been called for the following times: Friday, January 4, 2019:  Demonstrations are expected in the afternoon in Khartoum and other cities. Sunday, January 6, …

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Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

December 27, 2018 Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities and locations across Sudan. Event: Demonstrations are expected on Friday, December 28, 2018, after Friday prayers. American personnel at the U.S. Embassy are required to limit their movements from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Friday, December 28. …

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Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

December 24, 2018 Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities and locations across Sudan. Event: A demonstration is expected on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. in Abu Jinzeer Square in Khartoum. Demonstrations are also expected in Khartoum and in other cities and locations across Sudan …

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Demonstration Alert U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

December 21, 2018 Location: Each city in metropolitan Khartoum (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities and locations across Sudan. Event: Demonstrations are expected Friday, December 21, 2018, in Khartoum and in other cities and locations across Sudan to protest against the government’s austerity measures. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

Location: Khartoum’s northeastern area of al Souq and al Arabi, near the vicinity of al Shuhada Park, in close proximity to popular restaurants including Assaha and Ozone. Event:  Peaceful demonstration planned for tomorrow, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 A.M., calling for a change in the parliament and the presidency. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the …

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Alert: Reconsider travel to Sudan due to terrorism and civil unrest.

Reconsider travel to Sudan due to terrorism and civil unrest.  Some areas have increased risk.  Please read the entire Travel Advisory. Do not travel to: The Darfur region, Blue Nile state, and South Kordofan state due to crime and armed conflict.   Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Sudan, especially in Khartoum.  Terrorists may attack …

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Demonstration Alert

U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan May 14, 2018 Location: Sudan, countrywide Event: Potential for demonstrations in Khartoum and across Sudan Ongoing events in Israel and Gaza may lead to protests, some of which may have the potential to become violent. Extremists may use recent events to target U.S. citizens, employing a variety of tactics. They may …

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