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Student demonstrations underway at Kabul University, please avoid

December 19, 2010

Student demonstrations underway at Kabul University, please avoid
the area.

U.S. citizens in Afghanistan should regularly monitor the Embassy's website (, and the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs website, where Country Specific Information and the Travel Warning for Afghanistan are found. In addition, the Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to review "A Safe Trip Abroad," which includes valuable security information for those traveling or living in foreign countries. The Embassy also encourages U.S. citizens to sign up for the Department's Smart Traveler Enrollment Program, which will allow the Consular Section to better assist you in the event of an emergency.

The U.S. Embassy is located at Great Masood Road between Radio Afghanistan and the Ministry of Public Health in Kabul. To reach the American Citizens Services unit during business hours, please call 0700-108-499 or send us an e-mail  ( You can also reach us through the Embassy's switchboard by calling 0700-108-001/002. For after-hours emergencies involving U.S. citizens, please call the Consular Duty Officer at 0700-201-908.