Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Severe Flooding in Tbilisi (June 14, 2015)

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia
Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Severe Flooding in Tbilisi

Date: June  14, 2015

U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that flooding in Tbilisi last night caused significant damage, including several casualties. A number of zoo animals also escaped. Although some have been captured, others remain at large. There are numerous road closures around the city, including Heroes Square and parts of the river road. Residents should exercise caution and avoid affected areas, particularly those adjacent to the zoo.

For further information:

  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Georgia, located at # 11 George Balanchine Street; 0131 Tbilisi, Georgia, at + 995-32- 227-7724, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +995-32-227-7000 or (032) 227-7000 if calling from a local mobile phone.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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