Demonstrations Alert

Location: In and around Piata Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place this weekend including one on Saturday, 11 August 2018, beginning at 1700.  Road closures expected. Actions to Take: Avoid Piata Victoriei and the surrounding area during the above time and during other demonstrations. Avoid crowds. Monitor local media for updates. ...
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Demonstrations Alert

Information for U.S. Citizens Location: Piata Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Friday, 10 August 2018 between 1500-2300. Actions to Take: Avoid Piata Victoriei and the surrounding area. Monitor local media for updates. Be aware of your surroundings. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania Phone number: +40-21-270-6000 Email address:  AcsBucharest@state.gov Embassy website:  https://ro.usembassy.gov State Department ...
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Demonstrations Alert

Location: Victoria Square, Bucharest and possibly other cities in Romania Event: Demonstrations are reported as taking place the evening of 20 June 2018 in Victoria Square, Bucharest. Media reports protests in other cities in Romania. Actions to Take: ·         Monitor local media for updates. ·         Be aware of your surroundings. Assistance: U.S. Embassy/Consulate Bucharest, Romania Phone number: +40-21-270-6000 ...
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Demonstrations Alert

Location: Downtown Bucharest, Romania Event: Four separate demonstrations and protests are expected to take place on Saturday, June 9, 2018. The locations and timing of these events overlap to some degree and the number of attendees is expected to be large.  It is expected that normal pedestrian and vehicular traffic in these areas will be ...
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Worldwide Caution – December 6, 2017

United States Embassy in Romania Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution December 6, 2017 As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and ...
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Nationwide Emergency Siren and Notification Drill, April 18-21

Nationwide Emergency Siren and Notification Drill The Romanian Department for Emergency Situations will test Emergency Notification/Public Announcement Systems via emplaced loud speakers from April 18 and April 21 between 10AM and 3PM in Bucharest and in all counties across Romania.  The tests will consist of loud warning sounds (5 different tones) for a duration of ...
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Measles Outbreak in Romania – April 10, 2017

United States Embassy Bucharest, Romania Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Measles Outbreak in Romania April 10, 2017 U.S. Embassy Bucharest informs U.S. citizens that Romania is experiencing a measles outbreak, though the majority of cases are concentrated in areas where immunization coverage is especially low.  Regardless, Romania has reported over 4,000 cases and 18 deaths from ...
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Worldwide Caution – March 3, 2017

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about relevant events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Read the full text of the Worldwide Caution message on the ...
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Worldwide Caution – December 6, 2017

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September ...
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Protests Expected To Continue Over The Coming Weekend

Anti-government protests are expected to continue through the coming weekend. A large scale protest is planned for Sunday, February 12 at Piaţa Victoriei beginning at 6 p.m. Organizers are hoping for a million participants. Government supporters also continue to meet at the Presidential Palace.  Their numbers are expected to reach two or three thousand. Expect ...
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Large Scale Anti-government Protests Continue Throughout Romania

Large scale anti-government protests are expected this evening and through the coming weekend at Piaţa Victoriei and other locations to include, but not limited to, the Ombudsman’s Office, Ministry of Justice, and PSD Party Headquarters.  Large protests are also expected in other cities across Romania. Romanian government passed a decree to de-criminalize certain forms of ...
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Expected Protests

Regional Security Office SECURITY NOTICE February 2, 2017 Expected Protests Large scale anti-government protests are expected this evening and through the coming weekend at Piaţa Victoriei and other locations to include, but not limited to, the Ombudsman Office, Ministry of Justice, and PSD Party Headquarters. Large protests are expected to continue taking place in other cities ...
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Planned Protest in Bucharest

February 1, 2017 Planned Protest Protests related to recent events in Romania are scheduled for this evening at Piaţa Victoriei with the possibility of protesters moving to the Ombudsman Office, Ministry of Justice, and PSD Party Headquarters. Protesting is currently underway with a small number of protesters. Numbers are expected to increase in size to ...
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Europe Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season. U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017. Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, ...
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