Worldwide Caution

Worldwide Caution –   December 6, 2017.  As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder of Risk of Terrorist Attack

Although there have been no recent attacks by organized terrorist groups in Tajikistan, the threat remains, and the danger of such an attack may have increased over the past 6-12 months.  A range of terrorist organizations might seek to conduct attacks in the territory of Tajikistan, including against U.S. interests and the U.S. Embassy.  With ...
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Security Message for U.S. citizens – Update on risk of terrorist attack

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, December 23, 2016 – In light of the current terrorist threat level, upcoming holidays, and recent events in Berlin and Ankara, the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe would like to remind U.S. citizens of the following recommendations that we first provided on November 9 and which remain current: Avoid large crowds and public transportation to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Update on Risk of Terrorist Attack

The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe has received information that terrorist groups may attempt to target large public gatherings and/or border crossings with Afghanistan. This message is an update on the risk of terrorist attack within Tajikistan. With this in mind, the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe is recommending U.S. citizens do the following: Avoid large crowds ...
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Message Drop Points During Emergencies: How to Receive U.S. Embassy Information When Internet and Phone Service is Down

This message is to inform U.S. citizens of a new method for communication between the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe and U.S. citizens in Tajikistan in the event of an emergency that results in a breakdown of traditional means of communication. When disasters strike, internet and phone service often breaks down. Should this happen, the U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

This security message to U.S. citizens is to provide updates to recommendations contained in emergency messages sent by the U.S. Embassy on September 4, September 5, and September 11. Although small groups of followers of former Deputy Defense Minister Abduhalim Nazarzoda remain at large and are believed to be in mountainous areas away from major ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens – September 11, 2015

This message to U.S. citizens is to provide updates to recommendations contained in emergency messages sent by the U.S. Embassy on September 4 and September 5. As of Thursday, September 10, there have been no new attacks in Dushanbe or other urban areas around Tajikistan, although skirmishes between law enforcement personnel and men associated with ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Situation In and Around Dushanbe

This message is to update American citizens on the security situation in and around Dushanbe following three separate attacks on Tajik government installations and law enforcement personnel in Vahdat and the outskirts of Dushanbe on Friday, September 4. Tajik authorities continue their investigation and have implemented tighter security measures in the aftermath of yesterday’s attacks. ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Armed Gunmen At-Large in Dushanbe

On the morning of September 4, armed gunmen clashed with Tajik police in separate incidents in the city of Dushanbe. Tajik authorities are investigating. Although the significance of these events is unclear, they may be precursors to other acts of violence. The US Embassy has been closed, and official Americans have been advised to shelter ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Current Situation in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region

This message is to update U.S. citizens on the consequences of the natural disaster and State of Emergency in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO), including the city of Khorog. The United States Embassy has received reports of additional mudslides in the area of Murgab on August 5, 2015, and the risk of mudslides through the month ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Flooding in Khorog Area

This message is to update U.S. citizens on the unfolding natural disaster and State of Emergency in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO), including the city of Khorog.  On July 18-19, high temperatures and rapid snow and glacier melting triggered flooding and mudslides, which have destroyed a great deal of infrastructure, commercial property, and households in the ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: State of Emergency in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region

This message is to alert American citizens to an unfolding natural disaster and State of Emergency in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO), including the city of Khorog.  Accelerated snow and glacier melting caused by high temperatures during the first two weeks of July triggered dangerous mudslides and flooding on July 16, resulting in the destruction of ...
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