Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Zagreb, Croatia (December 14, 2020)

Location: Croatia, countrywide

Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Europe remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe. While this holiday season looks significantly different than past years due to social distancing and other epidemiological measures, violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by tourists.

Actions to Take:

  • Exercise additional vigilance at holiday festivals and events, places of worship, and locations with large crowds.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.


U.S. Embassy Zagreb, Croatia
+(385) (1) 661 2300 (business hours)
+(385) (1) 661-2200 (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs: (888) 407-4747 or (202) 501-4444
Croatia Country Information
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