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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Confirmed in Kampala

U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Confirmed in Kampala October 6, 2014 On October 5, 2014 the Uganda Ministry of Health confirmed the death of a health care worker diagnosed with Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever in Kampala.  Laboratory investigations have confirmed Marburg virus in this case.  The Ministry of Health, ...
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Statement From the Ambassador (September 14, 2014)

Ambassador Scott DeLisi congratulates President Museveni and expresses the United States’ gratitude for the successful disruption of an al-Shabaab terrorist attack. The work of the Ugandan security agencies certainly saved lives and led to the arrest of a number of suspected terrorists. The U.S. Embassy deeply appreciates Uganda’s continued commitment to our strong partnership in ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Third Update: Disruption of al-Shabaab Terrorist Plot

Overnight the Embassy has continued to track developments related to the al-Shabaab terrorist plot and to coordinate with Ugandan authorities.   We are updating our assessment of the security situation.  Although all government actions have moved forward effectively and, to this point, without violence, we believe it is prudent for all U.S. citizens to continue to ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in-place

Ugandan authorities are conducting operations against a suspected terrorist cell in Kampala. All U.S. citizens are advised to stay at home or proceed to a safe location.  Shelter-in-place and await further guidance. Follow U.S. Embassy Kampala on Twitter and Facebook for the latest updates. Contact information for the U.S. Embassy in Kampala is: phone number +256 (0) ...
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