Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan

Location: Renk, South Sudan

Event: U.S. Embassy Juba has received reports that a number of youth groups in Renk (Eastern Nile State) are involved in the destruction of property belonging to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the Renk area and remain vigilant as the violence could spread to other areas of South Sudan.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid affected areas prior to, during, and immediately after any demonstrations.
  • Use caution and avoid movement during hours of darkness.
  • Avoid large crowds.  Even peaceful gatherings can turn violent.
  • Plan your travel accordingly.
  • Monitor local news.
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times.


U.S. Embassy Juba, South Sudan
During business hours: +211-91-210-5188
Afterhours: +211-91-210-5107
Kololo Rd, Next to E.U. Compound, Juba, South Sudan

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

South Sudan Country Information

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