Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Khartoum

Location: Khartoum metropolitan areas (Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North) and in other cities across Sudan.

Event: The Embassy continues to closely monitor the situation in Khartoum and surrounding areas, where there is ongoing fighting, gunfire, and security force activity.  U.S. citizens are strongly advised to remain indoors and shelter in place until further notice.  U.S. Embassy employees are continuing to shelter in place.

Due to the uncertain security situation in Khartoum and closure of the airport, there are no plans for U.S. government-coordinated evacuation.

In order to better help you, if you are a U.S. citizen in Sudan, please complete the following form:

Actions to take:

  • Remain sheltered in place.
  • Attempt to stay at the lower levels of your location, stay away from windows and attempt to keep away from roadways.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Review Department of State’s Travel Advisory for Sudanand the most recent Security Alerts.