Alerts for U.S. citizens: Typhoon Mangkhut

U.S. Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam Message for U.S. Citizens Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam (September 14, 2018) Location: Northern Vietnam; possible heavy rainfall, extremely high winds, and possible flooding. Event: Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to make landfall in the Northern region of Vietnam on September 17-18.  Heavy rainfall with flooding is expected for the ...
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Taking Precautions During Demonstrations – U. S. Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam

The US government is aware of protests that occurred last weekend throughout Vietnam.  The U.S. Embassy wishes to take this opportunity to remind American citizens in Vietnam that protests can happen spontaneously and quickly turn violent.  It is recommended citizens do the following : Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Typhoon Doksuri

The U.S. Embassy Hanoi cautions U.S. citizens that Typhoon Doksuri is expected to make landfall over northern Vietnam on Friday, September 15.  The U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center forecasts that the storm will strengthen slightly as it approaches land before rapidly weakening as it passes over northern Vietnam, northern Laos, and northern Burma by ...
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Typhoon Season 2017

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ) expects five to eight tropical cyclones to affect the central Pacific this season.  If you are a U.S. Citizen traveling or residing in Vietnam, you may enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive safety messages and other travel information.  During the approach of ...
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Severe Weather Notification Policy Change

This message is to inform U.S. citizens traveling or residing in Vietnam that the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will not routinely send out security messages regarding weather-related events via the MASCOT email notification service.  Instead, U.S. Embassy Hanoi and U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City ...
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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season

United States Embassy Hanoi United States Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens October 11, 2016 The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season, which begins November 1, 2016, and ends April 30, 2017.  This Travel Alert expires on April 30, 2017. The National Oceanic and ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zika Virus

United States Embassy Hanoi United States Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City Security Message for U.S. Citizens Zika Virus September 30, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Vietnam informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued Travel Guidance for Vietnam regarding the risk of Zika virus infection. Zika virus is ...
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United States Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Anti-China Demonstrations

The U.S. Consulate General alerts U.S. citizens in Vietnam to the demonstrations aimed at Chinese-affiliated companies and factories in and around Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong province. Vietnamese authorities are monitoring the demonstrations, and there are reports of a growing police presence on the ground. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid all protests, ...
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