U.S. Embassy Cairo
Security Message for U.S. Citizens
Threat Information Directed Against U.S. Citizens
September 28, 2012
The Embassy has credible information suggesting terrorist interest in targeting U.S. female missionaries in Egypt. Accordingly, U.S. citizens should exercise vigilance, taking necessary precautions to maintain their personal security.
U.S. citizens are advised to maintain valid travel documents. U.S. citizens living or traveling abroad are encouraged to enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). U.S. citizens without internet access may enroll directly at any U.S. Embassy or Consulate. By enrolling, U.S. citizens make it easier for the Embassy or Consulate to contact them in case of emergency.
For further information, U.S. citizens may telephone the U.S. Embassy in Cairo at ((20) 2-2797-2301). After hours (for emergencies), U.S. citizens may telephone the U.S. Embassy in Cairo at ((20) 2-2797-3300).