Security Alert – October 20, 2023

U.S. Embassy in Myanmar 

Security Alert – October 20, 2023 


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 


For Assistance: 

U.S. Embassy Rangoon 

(+95) (1) 753-6509 


Embassy website 


Department of State – Consular Affairs 

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 


Burma Country Information 

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.  


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