On 13 April 2023, the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows: “Event: Due to the increased presence of security forces, American citizens are advised to avoid travel to Karima, Northern Sudan, and surrounding areas. In addition, U.S. government personnel have been prohibited from traveling outside of the Khartoum/Omdurman/Bahri metropolitan area for the next week, through April 19, 2023.”