Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan November 10, 2021

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.