Updated Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Amman

Location: Jordan

Event: Precautionary Security Measures at U.S. Embassy Amman

There have been confirmed missile attacks against U.S. military installations in Iraq, and regional tension remains high.  The U.S. Embassy has limitedsome U.S. government personnel travel to and around Jordan.  Out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Embassy continues to encourage U.S. citizens to practice increased vigilance and carefully consider the risks of movements outside the home through January 11, and to maintain essential documents and emergency supplies.  The Embassy remains open.

Actions to Take: 

  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.