Security Alert – U.S. Embassy The Hague, Netherlands

Location: The Netherlands, countrywide

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.

Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel and U.S. citizens in the Netherlands are encouraged to review their personal security practices and contact local authorities regarding security concerns.

The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.

Actions toTake:

  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Heed instructions and view updates from Dutch police and government authorities.
  • Monitor local media for updates.