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 criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September 14, 2017.

The full text of this Worldwide Caution can be viewed on the State Department’s website.

For further information:

  • See the Department of State’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
  • Follow the Department of State on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest located at 4-6 Liviu Librescu Blvd., telephone +40-21-270-6000, Monday through Friday, from 1:00 P.m. to 4:00 p.m. After-hours emergency number is +40-21-200-3300.