Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Event:  As of late January 2019, militants continue to plan attacks against airports throughout Afghanistan, including Jalalabad Airfield.

Over the past five years, insurgents have targeted a variety of places, including educational institutions, private housing compounds, commercial lodging establishments, commercial retail establishments, foreign government facilities, and host government facilities.

Actions to Take:

  • Consult with security providers at your location.
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Carry a “Go Bag” with food, water, first aid kit, and a fully charged communication device.
  • Notify a trusted person of your travel and movement plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and local security developments.