Event: Significant civil disorder is being reported in Lilongwe, specifically Area 3 and Old Town. Avoid the area if possible.
Actions to Take:
- Exercise caution moving around the city this weekend.
- If you see a barrier or individuals blocking your path, turn around and find an alternate route.
- If you are unable to depart the area, keep your windows up and doors locked, seek shelter if needed.
- Avoid large crowds and always leave yourself room to maneuver.
- U.S. Embassy Lilongwe, Malawi
U.S. citizens with emergencies: +265-1-773-166 Ext. 3421
Outside of office hours: +265-999-960-178
- State Department – Consular Affairs
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