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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe (January 8, 2020) 

Location: Malawi 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 of your surroundings. Stay alert ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe (January 8, 2020) 

Location: Lilongwe Event: A demonstration is scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2020 in Lilongwe starting at 08:00.  The demonstration will begin at Lilongwe Community ground and proceed to Paul Kagame Road through Area 18 roundabout and end at Malawi Police Service headquarters in Area 30.  Actions to Take:  Exercise caution when moving around Lilongwe. If ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe (January 13, 2020) 

Location:  Malawi (Nationwide) Event: The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has called for mass, nationwide demonstrations on January 16, 2020.  In Lilongwe, the demonstration is scheduled to take place from 12:00 to 17:30. The route in Lilongwe will begin at Lilongwe Community ground and proceed through Kamuzu Procession Road, Chilambula Road, M1- Area 18 roundabout, ...
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Security Alert

December 23, 2019 Event:  Holidays in Malawi provide increased risk for criminal activity.   There is a heightened risk of armed robbery and assault. Travelers to Malawi are perceived to have gifts or large amounts of cash.  Actions to Take:    Exercise additional vigilance throughout the holiday season and at holiday events.  Review your personal security plans.  Be aware of your surroundings.  Use ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lilongwe

Location: Lilongwe Event: Demonstrations are planned in Lilongwe today, December 10, 2019. The demonstration will begin at Lilongwe Community Ground, via Mchesi, to the Kamuzu Central Hospital roundabout then on to Kenyatta Drive to Presidential Way then Chilembwe Road  and end at Capital Hill. If you are outside of Lilongwe, please exercise caution, since demonstrations may erupt ...
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