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July 25, 2022

The Embassy has received reports of civil unrest and violence related to the general election cycle occurring throughout Port Moresby, including but not limited to Gordon, Erima, Manu, Waigani, 5 and 6 Mile, Koki, Badili, and much of the North/East of the city.

The Embassy has restricted all movement of U.S. government personnel in Port Moresby until further notice.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the aforementioned areas.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.