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Eli Sandy Berlinger elisandy at 013.net
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ta558rb Warden Message - U.S. Embassy Employee Travel Restrictions w/in 30 KM radius of Gaza, December 27, 2008For anyone interested. Sandy
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Subject: Warden Message - U.S. Embassy Employee Travel Restrictions w/in 30 KM radius of Gaza, December 27, 2008




Warden Message - U.S. Embassy Employee Travel Restrictions within 30 Kilometers of the Gaza Strip 
Date of Warden Message: December 27, 2008 

This Warden Message alerts U.S. citizens of IDF military operations in the Gaza Strip. Due to IDF military operations in the Gaza Strip, U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv employees have been advised not to travel within a 30 km radius of the Gaza Strip. These travel restrictions for U.S. Embassy employees will continue until the cessation of IDF military operations in Gaza. 

American citizens should stay current with media coverage of local events and be aware of their surroundings at all times. 

Americans traveling abroad should regularly monitor the U.S. Embassy's website (http://telaviv.usembassy.gov/), and the U.S. Department of State's, Bureau of Consular Affairs' website www.travel.state.gov , where the current Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, including the Travel Warning for Israel, West Bank and Gaza, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information can be found. The U.S. Embassy also encourages U.S. citizens to review "A Safe Trip Abroad," found at http://travel.state.gov/travel/tips/safety/safety_1747.html, which includes valuable security information for those both living and traveling abroad. In addition to information on the Internet, travelers may obtain up-to-date information on security conditions by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the U.S. and Canada, or outside the U.S. and Canada on a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

In the event of an emergency, contact the Police at 100 or Fire at 102, as appropriate. If you need specific assistance from the U.S. Embassy, contact our switchboard during office hours (03-519-7575). Outside of office hours, contact 03-519-7551 and your call will be transferred to the Embassy's duty officer. For routine inquiries, please email the American Citizen Services Unit at AMCTelAviv at state.gov . To sign up to receive additional Warden and other messages from the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, please go to the following link and enter your email address in the yellow box on the right-hand side of the screen: http://usembassy-israel.org.il/consular/acs/index.aspx. Thank you.


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