Security Alert: Unrest and protest are expected today throughout KwaZulu Natal and in Durban’s central business district

Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Durban South Africa (July 12, 2021)

Location:  Durban and KwaZulu Natal Province

Event: Unrest and protest are expected today throughout KwaZulu Natal and in Durban’s central business district. High levels of criminal activity have been reported.  Roadblocks and debris have been identified on many roadways.  The situation throughout many areas of the province is unstable and authorities are not able to respond to all events.

The U.S. Consulate Durban will be closed during normal business hours.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.

Assistance: