Demonstration Alert: December 28, 2022

Event: There are reports of a possible peaceful protest in front of U.S. Embassy Rangoon on December 28, 2022, at approximately 1000 hours.

All are reminded to travel cautiously in Yangon and maintain a heightened situational awareness. If you observe something suspicious or dangerous, move away and report it to law enforcement as soon as it safe to do so.

Actions to Take:

  • Regularly monitor local and international news and social media news channels.
  • Ensure travel documents are valid and easily accessible.
  • Review your personal security plans and always have a contingency plan in place that does not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Get a COVID vaccine to facilitate your travel.
  • Please see information on What the Department of State Can and Can’t Do in a Crisis.