Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Event:  As of late January 2019, militants continue to plan attacks against a variety of targets in Kabul, including universities and Afghan, U.S., and other government offices and facilities.

Additionally, over the past five years, insurgents have targeted places including the American University of Afghanistan, multiple schools, the Green Village, multiple hotels, and Afghan and U.S. government facilities in Kabul and around Afghanistan.

Actions to Take:

  • Consult with security providers at your location.
  • Review your personal security plans and carry a fully charged communication device.
  • Notify a trusted person of your travel and movement plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and local security developments.