Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (November 10, 2021)
Location: Tajikistan-Afghanistan Border
Event: The U.S. Embassy recommends that American citizens reconsider travel near and along Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan. The current political situation in Afghanistan creates a challenging and unpredictable environment in the border areas due to evolving security conditions.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid non-essential travel to areas along the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- U.S. Embassy Dushanbe
109 A Ismoili Somoni Ave.
+992 (37) 229 20 00, +992 98 580 03 07
+992 (37) 229 20 50
- State Department – Bureau of Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 (toll-free in the United States and Canada)
+1-202-501-4444 (from other countries)
- Tajikistan Country Specific Information
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