Security Alert: U.S. Embassy, Khartoum

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

Event: Due to continued gunfire in Khartoum and surrounding areas, the U.S. embassy strongly advises all U.S. citizens to continue to shelter in place until further notice.

At this time, there are no plans for U.S. government-coordinated evacuation of U.S. citizens.

Actions to take:

  • Remain sheltered in place
  • Attempt to stay at the lower levels of your location, remain away from windows, and attempt to keep away from the roadways.
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Review Department of State travel advisory for Sudan.