On 2 April 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Butembo, North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

“Event: Armed groups may target NGOs in the city of Butembo (North Kivu province.) We advise U.S. citizens to not travel to North Kivu province in the Travel Advisory for the DRC.”

The full text of the alert is available here.