Demonstration Alert : U.S. Consulate General Durban

Location: Durban Central Business District (CBD)

Events: Municipality Workers are demonstrating in front of City Hall in Durban’s Central Business District. The protest has the potential to become violent and several shots have been reported.

A separate protest led by the Economic Freedom Fighters Party has commenced in Botha Park, Berea Road to SAPS Durban Provincial Office, Bram Fischer Road.

Actions to Take:

· Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.

· Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

· Monitor local media for updates

· Keep a low profile.


Assistance:
· United States Embassy to the Republic of South Africa
(Note: The Embassy does not provide consular services.)
877 Pretorius Street
Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: 012-431-4000 (outside South Africa: +27-12-431-4000)
https://za.usembassy.gov/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/USEmbassySA/<http://www.facebook.com/USEmbassySA/>

· United States Consulate General, Johannesburg
(Covering Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, and Free State provinces)
1 Sandton Drive (corner of Rivonia and Sandton Drive)
Sandhurst, Johannesburg
ACSJohannesburg@state.gov<mailto:ACSJohannesburg@state.gov>
Tel: 011-290-3000 (outside South Africa: +27-11-290-3000)
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1684 (outside South Africa: +27-79-111-1684)
https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/johannesburg/

· United States Consulate General, Durban
(Covering KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Delta Towers, 31st floor
303 Dr. Pixley KaSeme Street
ConsularDurban@state.gov<mailto:ConsularDurban@state.gov>
Tel: 031-305-7600 (outside South Africa +27-31-305-7600)
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1445 (outside South Africa +27-79-111-1445)
https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/durban/

· United States Consulate General, Cape Town
(Covering Western Cape, Eastern Cape, and Northern Cape provinces)
2 Reddam Avenue
Tokai, Cape Town
ConsularCapeTown@state.gov
<mailto:ConsularCapeTown@state.govTel>Tel: 021-702-7300 (outside South Africa: +27 21-702-7300)
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-0391 (outside South Africa: +27-79-111-0391)
https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/capetown/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/USConsulateCT/

· State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444

· South Africa Country Information

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