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Security Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan

Location:  Khartoum, Sudan Event:  Authorities have indicated they may close bridges into Khartoum at 6pm today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, and that they would remain closed all day Wednesday, October 21, 2020.  The U.S. Embassy is minimizing onsite staffing during that period. Actions to take: Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowds. Avoid demonstrations Keep ...
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Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan

Security Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan October 14, 2020 Location:  Khartoum, Sudan Event:  Activists in Khartoum have indicated they intend on hosting daily protests over the following week, with a culminating protest on 21 October.  Protests may occur anywhere in Khartoum, but historical protest venues include the Jackson Bus Station, the Ministry of Justice, Freedom ...
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Alert: U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan

Security Alert U.S. Embassy, Khartoum, Sudan October 8, 2020 Location:  The states of Red Sea and Kassala in eastern Sudan – including Port Sudan. Event:  Activists in eastern Sudan, including the states of Red Sea and Kassala, have indicated they will increase protests and road closures starting Friday, October 9, 2020.  The Red Sea State ...
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Travel Advisory: Sudan – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

October 7, 2020 Reconsider travel to Sudan due to COVID-19, natural disaster, crime, terrorism, civil unrest, kidnapping, and armed conflict. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Sudan due to COVID-19. Sudan has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and ...
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USAID Sudan

Our emergency flood relief supplies are on their way to people in need in Sudan. We airlifted the supplies to Khartoum, where we are working with the International Organization for Migration to prepare the supplies—heavy-duty plastic sheeting for emergency shelter, blankets, and water containers—for distribution to tens of thousands of people affected by historic floods
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