Security Alert – Worldwide Caution

Location: Worldwide Caution

Event:  Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  U.S. citizens should:

  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive information and alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency overseas.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter and visit travel.state.gov.

For Assistance:

  • U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus
    Email:  consularminsk@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444