Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (February 2, 2022)

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon (February 2, 2022)

Location: Beirut, Lebanon – Multiple Locations

EventEvent: The U.S. Embassy in Beirut informs U.S. citizens that land transport unions have called for a general strike and sit ins from approximately 5:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. through Friday, February 4, in several areas around Beirut and across the country.

 

Plan ahead for the possibility of traffic delays and other potential disruptions. U.S. citizens should avoid areas directly affected by these protests and continue to monitor local media for further information.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media and our Embassy website for updates, and check your email for further alerts;
  • Avoid demonstrations and large gatherings;
  • Review personal security plans;
  • Remain aware of surroundings;
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities.

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