Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Cholera in Parts of Zambia

The U.S. Embassy in Lusaka informs U.S. citizens that there is an ongoing outbreak of cholera that has affected parts of Zambia and has produced over 2,000 reported cases and over 50 reported deaths. The outbreak has primarily occurred in densely-populated areas of Lusaka including Chipata, Kanyama, Chawama, Bauleni, Matero, Chilenje, and Chelston.  However, a ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

December 7, 2017 The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.   U.S. Embassy Lusaka reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of ...
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Security Notice: Follow Home Robberies From OR Tambo/Johannesburg International Airport (July 26, 2017)

Airport transportation from OR Tambo/Johannesburg International Airport (JNB) has become a critical security concern for Mission South Africa due to the high level of incidents of airport “follow home” robberies targeting travelers arriving on international flights and commuting from the airport in hours of darkness. Police statistics indicate there has been at least one robbery ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Threatened State of Emergency Extended 90 Days (July 13, 2017)

The U.S. Embassy would like to inform all U.S. citizens that the threatened state of emergency announced by the President of the Republic of Zambia on July 5, 2017 was ratified by Zambia’s National Assembly on July 11, and extended for a period of 90 days. Article 31 of the country’s Constitution invokes the Preservation ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: President of the Republic of Zambia Warns of Possible State of Public Emergency

The U.S. Embassy would like to inform all U.S. citizens that on July 5, 2017, the President of the Republic of Zambia declared that a situation, characterized by sporadic fires and other suspected acts of sabotage, exists in Zambia that may lead to a state of public emergency. According to a July 5 press release ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Rallies and Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy would like to remind all U.S. citizens that political rallies or demonstrations may occur throughout Zambia in the lead up to the Zambian general election on August 11, 2016, and in the days immediately following. U.S. citizens are reminded that any demonstration can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should therefore ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Disturbances and Large Gatherings in Lusaka

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens to reports of disturbances and large gatherings in various parts of Lusaka, including reports of attacks on commercial establishments and looting by criminal elements.  The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise good situational awareness, avoid large crowds, be vigilant at traffic choke-points, and monitor local media sources for ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Rallies and Demonstrations

United States Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Rallies and Demonstrations January 13, 2015 The U.S. Embassy would like to remind all U.S. citizens that political rallies or demonstrations may occur without significant notice throughout Zambia, particularly in the lead up to the Zambian presidential election on January 20, 2015. U.S. citizens ...
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Worldwide Caution

The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high ...
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Ebola Virus Disease

U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Virus Disease August 20, 2014 The U. S. Embassy would like to share with U.S. citizens living in Zambia the following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and suggested precautions for travelers who have visited Liberia, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Consular Newsletter

U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Message for U.S. Citizens July 11, 2014 Consular Newsletter Every quarter the U.S. Embassy Consular Section publishes a newsletter on consular-related matters. All issues of our newsletter, the Consular Communicator, can be found on our embassy website . This quarter’s newsletter has information on the following topics: the U.S. Embassy’s public affairs section, changes ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Revised Entry and Exit Requirements for South Africa

United States Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Message for U.S. Citizens: Revised Entry and Exit Requirements for South Africa June 16, 2014 The U.S. Embassy in Lusaka would like to inform U.S. citizens in Zambia who are planning on traveling to, or transiting through, South Africa that South African authorities recently issued new immigration regulations, effective on ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – June 4th IRS Webinar

United States Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Message for U.S. Citizens: June 4th Internal Revenue Service Webinar May 28, 2014 To assist all taxpayers in meeting their foreign bank account reporting requirements, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is hosting a webinar regarding the Reporting of Foreign Financial Accounts on the Electronic FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Security Reminder

United States Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminder April 14, 2014 The U.S. Embassy would like to inform U.S. citizens of a reported increase in crime in Zambia. Reports indicate that many residential neighborhoods throughout the country continue to experience an increase in crimes against both people and property. Carjackings, assaults, ...
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Worldwide Caution

U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia April 11, 2014 Worldwide Caution The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Carjacking in Lusaka

United States Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Carjacking in Lusaka February 12, 2014 The U.S. Embassy has received reports that a carjacking recently occurred on Leopards Hill Road in the vicinity of the American International School of Lusaka. No U.S. citizens were involved in the incident. The vehicle was struck by a ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Consular Newsletter

U.S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Message for U.S. Citizens February 10, 2014 Consular Newsletter Every quarter the U.S. Embassy Consular Section publishes a newsletter on consular-related matters. All issues of our newsletter, the Consular Communicator, can be found on our embassy website . This quarter’s newsletter has information on the following topics: receiving cellphone text messages from the U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Demonstration in Lusaka

United States Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Lusaka February 10, 2014 The U.S. Embassy has received reports that there is an ongoing large demonstration and a heavy police presence at the Woodlands Police Station in Lusaka. The police station is located across from the Woodlands Mall. Spontaneous demonstrations take place ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens – Consular Newsletter

United States Embassy Lusaka, Zambia Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Newsletter April 16, 2014 Every quarter the U.S. Embassy Consular Section publishes a newsletter on consular-related matters. All issues of our newsletter, the Consular Communicator, can be found on our embassy website . This quarter’s newsletter has information on the following topics: the U.S. Embassy’s economic section, absentee ...
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