Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan  Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The Ethiopian Airlines website is now live and accepting ticket purchases. Purchase your …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba (May 13, 2020) Location:  South Sudan Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, May 14, 2020. The Ethiopian Airlines website is live.  The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, May 14, 2020. …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan  Event: Possible Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, May 1, 2020. The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed the possible availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, May 1, 2020. The Ethiopian Airlines website does not currently show the flight as available.  Typically, Ethiopian …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan  Event: Ethiopian Airlines Flight from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 24, 2020 is cancelled  The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed that the planned Ethiopian Airlines flight on Friday, April 24, 2020 has been cancelled.  The U.S. Embassy is coordinating with Ethiopian Airlines for a possible future flight. If you have questions, please …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan    Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 24, 2020    The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 24, 2020.  This flight may be cancelled at any time. This flight …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan    Event: Possible Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 24, 2020.   The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed the possible availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 24, 2020.   The Ethiopian Airlines website does not …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan  Event: Possible Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 24, 2020. The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed the possible availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 24, 2020. The Ethiopian Airlines website does not currently show the flight as available.  Typically, Ethiopian …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan     Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 17, 2020. The Ethiopian Airlines website is live.    The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 17, 2020.   The Ethiopian …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location: South Sudan Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 10, 2020  The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Friday, April 10, 2020.  This flight may be cancelled at any time. This flight may be delayed or …

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The Government of South Sudan confirmed one case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Sudan.

Location:  South Sudan Event: The Government of South Sudan confirmed one case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Sudan. On April 5, 2020, the government of the Republic of South Sudan announced it confirmed one case of coronavirus (COVID-19) on April 4, 2020. Background: On March 24, 2020, the Republic of South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority, based on direction …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan Event: The Government of South Sudan confirmed one case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in South Sudan. On April 5, 2020, the government of the Republic of South Sudan announced it confirmed one case of coronavirus (COVID-19) on April 4, 2020. Background:  On March 24, 2020, the Republic of South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority, based on …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan  Event: The U.S. Embassy continues to coordinate for transportation out of South Sudan. As of April 4, 2020, there will be no scheduled flights departing South Sudan. The U.S. Embassy continues to pursue alternative options. U.S. citizens should regularly check their email for updates, as changes can come quickly and with no notice. If the …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan   Event: Cancelled Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on April 2, 2020   The Ethiopian Airlines flight from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, April 2, 2020 was cancelled. The U.S. Embassy is working with Ethiopian Airlines to gain flight approval for an alternate date. Flight availability is not guaranteed and can be cancelled at …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  South Sudan  Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on April 2, 2020  The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, April 2, 2020.  Currently, this is the only way to depart South Sudan.  The U.S. Embassy advises that this …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba (March 31, 2020) Location:  South Sudan  Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa on April 2, 2020 The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, April 2, 2020. Currently, this is the only way to …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba (March 31, 2020)

Location:  South Sudan Event: Possible Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa (March 31, 2020) The U.S. Embassy in Juba is currently coordinating for seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Thursday, April 2, 2020.  This flight is not yet confirmed, and this information is shared for planning purposes only. Airline: …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba (March 29, 2020)

Location:  South Sudan   Event: There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in South Sudan.   On March 24, 2020, the Republic of South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority, based on direction of the South Sudanese High-level Task Force on COVID-19, closed Juba International Airport to all international flights, with limited exceptions including for cargo …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba (March 28, 2020)

Location:  South Sudan   Event: Flight Departure from Juba to Addis Ababa (March 28, 2020)   The U.S. Embassy in Juba has confirmed availability of seats on a commercial flight with Ethiopian Airlines from Juba to Addis Ababa on Saturday, March 28, 2020:   Airline: Ethiopian, flight ET 355 Departure time: 4:50 pm (1650), 28 …

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Messages to US Citizens: March 25, 2020

Location:  South Sudan  Event: There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in South Sudan. On March 24, 2020, the Republic of South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority, based on direction of the South Sudanese High-level Task Force on COVID-19, closed Juba International Airport to all international flights, with limited exceptions including for cargo and humanitarian flights. The …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location: Juba, South Sudan Event: On March 24, 2020, the Republic of South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority, based on direction of the South Sudanese High-level Task Force on COVID-19, closed Juba International Airport to all international flights. U.S. citizens in South Sudan who have been unable to return to the United States due to the …

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Health – U.S. Embassy Juba (March 23, 2020) 

Location: Juba, South Sudan  Event:There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in South Sudan. The government of the Republic of South Sudan has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. U.S. …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 19, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for …

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COVID-19 Information

The government of the Republic of South Sudan has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States should utilize the intermittent commercial flights …

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Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan (January 31, 2020)

Security Alert–U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan (January 31, 2020) Location: Juba & country-wide Event:  Recent information suggests terrorists continue to actively plot attacks against the U.S. Embassy and U.S. government personnel.  They may conduct attacks with little or no warning, targeting hotels, restaurants, shopping areas, and other areas where large crowds gather and westerners frequent. Actions to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba

January 7, 2020 Location: Juba, South Sudan Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware …

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U.S. Embassy Juba Reminder to U.S. Citizens to Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

Location: Juba, South Sudan The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens who are contemplating travel to South Sudan, to review the most recent travel advisory ( South Sudan Country Information ), and to exercise extreme caution when traveling in all parts of the country, including Juba.  For any travel outside of Juba it is recommended that you have a minimum …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan (May 16, 2019)

Location: Juba Event: Unconfirmed calls for demonstrations in Juba have been reported for Thursday, May 16 starting in Freedom Square. There has been an increase in security forces throughout Juba. Road closures and impeded traffic flow could occur. U.S. Embassy personnel movements will be restricted from Wednesday evening until Friday morning Actions to Take:  Avoid …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan – R-ARCSS Celebration Activities moved to October 31

Location: Juba Event: This is an update to a previous security alert. On October 31, the Government of South Sudan will host a gathering of regional leaders and other dignitaries to celebrate the signing of the Revitalized – Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS). Between October 28-November …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan – R-ARCSS Celebration Activities

Location:  Juba Event:  On October 30, the Government of South Sudan will host a gathering of regional leaders and other dignitaries to celebrate the signing of the Revitalized – Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS).  Between October 28-31, heightened security is expected throughout Juba. Road closures are …

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Health Alert: Outbreak of the Ebola Virus in DRC

September 10, 2018 Location: South Sudan Event: The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reports an outbreak of the Ebola virus in the provinces of North Kivu and the southern part of Ituri. The northern portion of Ituri province borders South Sudan’s Yei River state. No suspected or confirmed cases of Ebola have been reported …

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South Sudan — Travel Advisory — Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to South Sudan due to crime and armed conflict. Violent crime, such as carjackings, shootings, ambushes, assaults, robberies, and kidnappings is common throughout South Sudan, including Juba. Armed conflict is ongoing throughout the country and includes fighting between various political and ethnic groups, and weapons are readily available to the population.  In …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba (May 7, 2018)

Location: Juba, South Sudan Event: Effective immediately and until further notice, the Embassy’s curfew for unofficial travel has been changed from 8:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Embassy’s curfew for official travel remains 8:30 p.m. Actions to Take: · Use caution when walking or driving at night. · Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba (April 20, 2018)

Location: Juba, South Sudan Event: Following incidents this week of armed altercations in the Luri district, approximately eight miles west of Juba, there has been heightened screening of vehicles and people at security checkpoints around Juba. ·        Effective immediately and until 6:30 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, the Embassy’s curfew has been temporarily changed from 8:30 …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba

Location:  Throughout South Sudan Event:  Demonstrations are being organized in several locations throughout the country to protest the recent announcement of the U.S. arms embargo. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstration. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor local media for updates. Keep a low profile. …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Juba

Location: Dr. John Garang Mausoleum walking towards the U.S. Embassy located on Kololo Road. Currently outside the U.S. Embassy. Event: Eye witness accounts estimated a crowd between 500 and 2,000 assembling this morning and moving towards the U.S. Embassy. There is no announced timeframe for the demonstration. The Embassy has been informed that anti-U.S. protests …

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