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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Eswatini (January 9, 2020)
January 9, 2020

Location: Eswatini

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 in locations frequented by tourists
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.


ï  U.S. Embassy in Eswatini

Corner of MR103 and Cultural Centre Drive, Ezulwini

+268 2417 9000

+268 7602 8414 (after hours duty officer for emergencies)



ï  State Department, Consular Affairs

+1 202-501-4444 or +1 888-407-4747

ï  Swaziland/Eswatini country

information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages.html

ï  Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates: https://step.state.gov/step/ or provide the consular section with your name and contact information by email or telephone.

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