Security Alert- United States Embassy Kampala, Uganda

Location: Uganda

Event: Possible attacks in areas frequented by Americans.

There are rumors of impending attacks in areas frequented by expats within East Africa, including Uganda.  The Embassy has no substantiating evidence of the threat or information on the timing, but nonetheless warns citizens to take the precautions outlined below.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Monitor media for updates.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.


U.S. Embassy Kampala, Uganda


+256-414-306-001 (after hours)

State Department Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Uganda Country Information

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