Alert – NEW EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 1, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  NEW EGYPTAIR FLIGHT TO THE U.S. DEPARTING APRIL 5 The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) using a …

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Alert – LATEST FLIGHT INFORMATION FOR U.S. CITIZENS IN EGYPT

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (April 1, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  LATEST FLIGHT INFORMATION FOR U.S. CITIZENS IN EGYPT The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Egypt to the United States via EgyptAir, departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  One flight …

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Alert – FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (March 31, 2020) Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via EgyptAir.  There are currently two flights planned – one on Wednesday April 1 and one on Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying …

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Alert – FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE

Location: Egypt Event:  FLIGHTS DEPARTING EGYPT STILL AVAILABLE The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via EgyptAir.  There are currently two flights planned – one on Wednesday April 1 and one on Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying directly to Washington, D.C. (Dulles) …

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ALERT – FLIGHTS TO U.S. NOW AVAILABLE (UPDATE)

FLIGHTS TO THE U.S. NOW AVAILABLE FROM EGYPT AIR (UPDATE) The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for the provision of repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via Egypt Air.  There are currently two flights planned – on Wednesday April 1 and Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying directly to …

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Alert- U.S. Embassy Cairo – Direct Flights to U.S. April 1 & 3, 2020

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO THE U.S. NOW AVAILABLE FROM EGYPT AIR The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has coordinated with the Egyptian Government to arrange for the provision of repatriation flights from Cairo to the United States via Egypt Air.  There are currently two flights planned – on Wednesday April 1 and Friday April 3 – departing Cairo and flying directly to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (March 26, 2020) The U.S. Embassy in Cairo continues to coordinate closely with the Egyptian Government on all options for U.S. citizens who wish to do so to depart the country, potentially to include a dedicated flight to the U.S., and we continue to collect information from U.S. citizens …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is coordinating closely with the Egyptian Government on all options for U.S. citizens to depart the country, potentially to include a dedicated flight to the U.S.  We are collecting information from U.S. citizens who have contacted us seeking assistance with returning to the U.S. In addition to the alert below, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Effective March 24, U.S. Embassy Cairo has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our  website  for additional information. In addition to the alert below, please see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page for Egypt specific information:  U.S. Embassy in Egypt COVID-19 Information   Location: Egypt Event:  Effective March 24, U.S. Embassy Cairo has suspended routine consular services.  For …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In addition to the alert below, please see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page for Egypt specific information:  U.S. Embassy in Egypt COVID-19 Information   The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

NOTE – Egypt has extended the suspension of incoming commercial planes through April 15. For current information, please see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page: COVID-19 https://eg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ Location:  Egypt Event:  The Government of Egypt has announced a suspension of all air travel, both international and domestic, starting at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday March 19, 2020 until March 31, 2020.  The …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  The Cairo Water Authority has announced that it has suspended water service to all of Cairo. This is due to the city sewage system being overwhelmed by the heavy rains. Water service will be gradually restored once the weather improves. There is currently no timetable for the restoration of service. Actions to …

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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo

Location:  Egypt Event:  Due to the heavy rains across Egypt, the Government of Egypt is asking that individuals remain in their homes, unless travel is absolutely necessary.  Many roads are blocked in Cairo and between governorates. Local authorities are on the scene in many areas trying to clear roads. Actions to Take: Stay current with media coverage of …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

In addition to the information below, please also see the Embassy’s Covid-19 page for further information: COVID-19 https://eg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/ Location:  Egypt Event:  Several countries in the region have implemented restrictions on travelers arriving from Egypt due to the ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), including Israel, Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.  Please consult the U.S. Department of State’s  COVID-19 Country Specific Information Pages  for updates …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

Location:  Egypt Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. Here is the latest Health Alert from the Department of State regarding travel on cruise ships: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go/travelers-with-special-considerations/cruise-ship-passengers.html .  U.S. citizens, particularly travelers with …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (March 7, 2020) Location:  Egypt Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 7, the Egyptian Ministry of Health announced 45 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on an …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo (January 8, 2020)

Location:  Egypt Event:  Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (September 26, 2019)

Location: Tahrir Square area, Cairo, Egypt Event: Noting press and social media calls for demonstrations on Friday, September 27, U.S. citizen visitors and residents are reminded to avoid areas of demonstrations or police activity.  Consult  travel.state.gov  for more information about safe international travel. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (June 4, 2019)   

Location: Egypt Event: Given ongoing security concerns, the Embassy reminds U.S. citizens resident or traveling in Egypt of our standing recommendation to exercise increased caution due to terrorism. Terrorist groups continue plotting attacks in Egypt and may attack with little or no warning. U.S. citizens are encouraged to stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners. For more …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (May 19, 2019)

Subject: Alert: Reports of Roadside Bomb Attack on Tourist Bus in Giza Location: Egypt Event:  Reports of Roadside Bomb Injuring Tourists Near the New Egyptian Museum in Giza We are aware of a reported attack on a tourist bus in the museum complex near the Pyramids in the Giza area, resulting in injuries.  We are not aware …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: CDC suspends U.S. entry of dogs from Egypt

5/13/19: Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (May 13, 2019) Subject: Message for U.S. Citizens: CDC suspends U.S. entry of dogs from Egypt Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Notice by CDC of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from Egypt On May 10, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (February 27, 2019)

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Train Accident at Ramsis Train Station in Cairo Further to previous reporting, Egyptian authorities are characterizing the incident at Ramsis train station this morning as an accident.  There are reports of many people dead and injured. Several social media sites carry footage of an apparent runaway train that hit a barrier at the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (February 27, 2019)

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Security Incident at Ramsis Train Station in Cairo Authorities report a train accident at the Ramsis Station in Ramsis Square, Al Fagalah, Cairo. Please avoid the area and monitor local media for updates. Actions to Take: Avoid area of Ramsis Train Station.   Monitor local media for updates. Please sign up for Smart Traveler Enrollment Program …

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO CANNOT ACCESS STATE ELECTION WEBSITES

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO CANNOT ACCESS STATE ELECTION WEBSITES October 18, 2018 — Alexandria, Va. — The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) has become aware of reports that some overseas voters are unable to access their state’s online voter registration and election systems. This is primarily due to states blocking web traffic from …

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Embassy Cairo Travel Alert

March 25, 2018 Egypt will hold Presidential elections March 26-28, 2018. American citizens in Egypt are reminded to monitor the news and exercise increased caution. More information about travel to Egypt, including the Department of State’s Travel Advisory< https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Egypt.html >, can be found at  www.travel.state.gov < http://www.travel.state.gov >. Travelers may also: * Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program …

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