UK High Commission closed for ‘routine business’ today as staff support British nationals affected by terrorist attack

British High Commission in Nairobi
British High Commission in Nairobi

Travel advice for Kenya has been updated by the British government for a second time following the terrorist attack in Nairobi. The High Commission has also announced that they will be closed for routine business today (Wednesday 16 January) to allow staff to deal with and UK nationals affected by yesterday’s events.

The updated travel advice reads:

“The Kenyan government has stated that the security operation in the Riverside area of Nairobi has concluded. You should remain vigilant and follow the advice and instructions of local authorities. The British High Commission Nairobi will be closed for routine business on Wednesday 16 January while we respond to the incident and support British Nationals affected. If you’ve been directly affected by this incident, and need our help, you can contact the British High Commission on +254 (0)20 284 4000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Kenya, call the FCO in London on 020 7008 1500.”

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