Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (March 24, 2019)
Event: The U.S. Embassy is looking into reports about the need for heightened vigilance in Dhaka. We are not aware of any specific threats.
Embassy Operations: All routine consular services remain available.
Actions to Take:
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Avoid protests and demonstrations.
- Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Bangladeshi visa.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh – (88) 02 5566 2000
- State Department, Consular Affairs – (888) 407-4747 or (202) 501-4444
- Bangladesh Country Information
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