Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma (29 August 2018)
Location: Yangon – Mandalay Highway, Bago Region, Burma
Event: There is flooding on the Yangon – Mandalay highway between mile marker 151/1 and 160, south of Naypyitaw, due to water leakage from the Swa Dam. This part of the Yangon-Mandalay highway is currently closed.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid travel on this part of the Yangon-Mandalay highway during this time.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
U.S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444