Security Alert- U. S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda (April 4, 2019)
Location: Ishasha, Uganda
Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kampala advises U.S. citizens of an ongoing criminal event in the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth National Park in southwestern Uganda. The Government of Uganda has sent security forces to the area. Exercise caution when traveling to this area due to ongoing law enforcement/security activity.
Actions to Take:
Avoid the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth National Park in southwestern Uganda until the event is resolved.
Monitor local media for updates.
Be aware of your surroundings
Review your personal security plans
U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda
+256-414-306-001 (after hours)
State Department Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Enroll in Safe Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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