Location: SEG Tower/Huaqiangbei Area, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province
Event: Following May 18, reports of shaking at the SEG Tower located in the Huaqiangbei (electronics market) area of Shenzhen, and the evacuation of people from the building and in the immediate vicinity, U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou employees have been instructed to avoid the SEG Tower/Huaqiangbei area until further notice.
The U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou recommends that all U.S. citizens avoid the SEG Tower and Huaqiangbei area until further notice.
Actions to Take:
·Monitor local and international media for updates.
·Notify friends and family of your safety.
·Use caution when walking or driving.
·U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou, China
·Telephone: +(86)(20) 3814-5775
·Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(86)(10) 8531-4000
We also recommend that Americans overseas take the following actions:
·Check with their airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
In the United States, passengers may be subject to CDC screening, health observation, and monitoring requirements upon reentry to the United States. For additional questions, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Information for Travel page.