Booking.com

Author Topic: Somalia Travel Warning  (Read 121 times)

MIKELIGALIG.com

  • FOUNDER
  • Webmaster
  • *****
  • Posts: 20818
  • NEED A WEBSITE? 09206301130 | info@mikeligalig.com
Somalia Travel Warning
« on: July 06, 2017, 12:00:08 PM »
Somalia Travel Warning

The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Somalia because of continuous activity by the al-Qaida affiliated terrorist group, al-Shabaab.

U.S. citizens should be aware of the threat of kidnapping in all parts of Somalia, including Somaliland and Puntland.  There is no U.S. embassy presence in Somalia.  This replaces the Travel Warning dated May 24, 2016.

There is a particular terrorist threat to foreigners in places where large crowds gather and Westerners frequent, including airports, government buildings, hotels, and shopping areas. In 2016, there were 14 documented attacks directed at hotels, restaurants, and the international airport in Mogadishu.  

In addition, al-Shabaab has carried out attacks in government-controlled territories. In 2016, they targeted government facilities, foreign delegations' facilities and convoys, and commercial establishments frequented by government officials, foreign nationals, and the Somali diaspora. 

Al-Shabaab has repeatedly attacked the Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ) with mortars and other weapons. The group has conducted attacks from within the airport’s secure perimeter, and they detonated an explosive device hidden in a laptop on an airplane shortly after it took off from the airport on February 2, 2016.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) containing information on the U.S. prohibition against U.S. civil aviation operations in airspace over Somalia. For further background information regarding FAA flight prohibitions and advisories for U.S. civil aviation, U.S. citizens should consult the Federal Aviation Administration’s Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices.

U.S. citizens should avoid sailing near the coast of Somalia due to the risk of pirate attacks. Merchant vessels, fishing boats, and recreational craft all risk seizure and detention by pirates in the waters off the Horn of Africa, especially in the international waters near Somalia. See the Live Piracy Report published by the International Maritime Bureau.

For further information:


Source: Somalia Travel Warning

visit www.gearbest.com for the latest travel gadgets.
Romans 10:9-10
"If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved."

Lazada.com.ph Search ProductsBooking.com Hotel Search | SitemapRSS Feeds


 

Latest Posts

SALNs to impeach CJ, other execs but Palace redacts Cabinet SALNs by islander
[Today at 04:14:13 PM]


SALNs of Cabinet members: An epidemic of redactions by islander
[Today at 02:05:34 PM]


Bill Eyes Increase of Barangay Officials' Salary by balong
[Today at 01:58:49 AM]


Yogakiyugpos by hubag bohol
[Yesterday at 11:39:34 PM]


"Here's looking at you, kid" by hubag bohol
[Yesterday at 11:27:41 PM]


Ang kasubo, kasakit ug kamingaw sa nag-inusarang binilanggo by hubag bohol
[Yesterday at 11:21:23 PM]


Asec Mocha Uson herself spreads fake news, says Nancy Binay by hubag bohol
[Yesterday at 11:15:21 PM]


Lunhaw by hubag bohol
[Yesterday at 11:04:48 PM]


Cat Mozart by hubag bohol
[Yesterday at 10:54:49 PM]


AMBUSH by balong
[Yesterday at 05:39:51 PM]

Mobile View
SimplePortal 2.3.6 © 2008-2014, SimplePortal