Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (29 January 2019)

Location: Golden Valley Neighborhood, Yangon, Burma

Event: In January 2019, there have been four burglaries of residential houses in the Golden Valley neighborhood of Yangon.  These burglaries were non-violent and occurred at different hours of the day and night.  Thieves concentrated on cash and small valuable items, like mobile phones.

Actions to Take:

  • Review your personal and home security plans.
  • Do not physically resist any robbery attempt.
  • Report criminal incidents to Myanmar police authorities and notify us by email.


U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Burma Country Information

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