Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (31 December 2019)
Location: U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Awkar, Beirut, Lebanon
Event: There is a call for protests today, December 31, in the Awkar area of Beirut. Lebanese security forces are planning to close roadways near the U.S. Embassy beginning at 1400.
Actions to take:
- Monitor our embassy website and check your email for further alerts.
- Avoid the areas of demonstration.
- Follow the instructions of local authorities.
For further detailed information regarding travel and security in Lebanon:
- Visit the State Department’s travel website Travel.State.Gov to review the Lebanon Travel Advisory, Country-Specific Information for Lebanon, and the Worldwide Caution.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive the latest security updates and make it easier for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate to contact you in an emergency.
- Follow the U.S. Embassy in Beirut on Twitter and Facebook