Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Rangoon, Burma

Location:  Major cities in Myanmar, specifically Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw, and Mandalay

Event:  Myanmar security forces are investigating reports of potential attacks in Nay Pyi Taw on September 26, October 16, and October 26, and in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon, and Mandalay in the coming months.

Actions to Take:

  • Review your personal security plans and increase your security awareness, especially while interacting with security forces and at government facilities.
  • 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

Burma Country Information

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