Tanzania -- Travel Warning (August 7, 1998 )

American citizens are warned against travel to Tanzania in light of the attack on the American Embassy in Dar es Salaam. American citizens in Tanzania are urged to limit travel within the country and to exercise caution. The U.S. Embassy is communicating with the local American community through the warden network. The Department of State has authorized the departure of U.S. Embassy personnel in non-emergency positions and family members of U.S. Embassy personnel. All American citizens are urged to review their personal security and to depart the country, if they deem it appropriate.

Americans in Tanzania may wish to contact their families directly to advise them of their well-being. The emergency consular services available through the U.S. Embassy are extremely limited at this time. Emergency inquiries may be directed to the Department of State at telephone 202-647-0900.

(No. 98-034 )

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