Exercise normal precautions in Rwanda.
Reconsider Travel To:
Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Rwanda:
Rwanda-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border
The armed group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda operates in eastern DRC near the border.
Congolese armed forces and UN peacekeepers continue combat operations against armed groups in North and South Kivu provinces. Violence sporadically targets civilians, including rape, kidnapping, and pillaging.
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