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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location:  Sri Lanka, countrywide Events:  The curfew, announced on July 13 by the Acting President of Sri Lanka, has expired. Actions to Take:  Monitor local media for updates. For Assistance: ​ U.S. Embassy – Colombo, Sri Lanka +94 77-725-8500 Phone +94 77-725-6307 Phone (after hours) ColomboACS@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 For Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Country Information Follow ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location:  Sri Lanka, countrywide Events:  The Acting President of Sri Lanka has declared a nationwide curfew until further notice. Actions to Take:  Monitor local media for updates. For Assistance: ​ U.S. Embassy – Colombo, Sri Lanka +94 77-725-8500 Phone +94 77-725-6307 Phone (after hours) ColomboACS@state.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 For Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Country Information Follow ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location:  Colombo, Sri Lanka Events:  The U.S. Embassy encourages Americans to avoid areas of demonstrations due to reports of recent violence.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence.  Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when in the vicinity of large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. Actions to ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location:  Colombo, Sri Lanka Events:  The U.S. Embassy encourages Americans to avoid areas of demonstrations due to reports of recent violence.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and possibly escalate into violence.  Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when in the vicinity of large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations. Actions to ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka (July 9, 2022)

Location:  Colombo, Sri Lanka Events:  The curfew imposed by the Police Divisions of Negombo, Kelaniya, Mount Lavinia, and Colombo (North, South, and Central) was lifted at 8:00 AM today (July 9). Actions to Take:  Monitor local media for updates. For Assistance: ​ U.S. Embassy – Colombo, Sri Lanka +94 77-725-8500 Phone +94 77-725-6307 Phone (after hours) ColomboACS@state.gov State ...
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