Location: Eastern Mandalay Division and Northern Shan State, Burma
Event: This is an update to our security alert from August 19, 2019. Some roads have re-opened in eastern Mandalay Division and northern Shan State. U.S. Embassy staff may now travel between Pyin Oo Lwin and Nawnghkio.
Actions to Take:
- Do not travel along Highway 3 from Nawnghkio to Muse and along Highway 34 from Hseni to Hopang at this time due to recent armed fighting. U.S. Embassy personnel are permitted to travel to the city of Lashio.
- Read our current travel advisory at: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/burma-travel-advisory.html.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
State Department – Consular Affairs
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