South Sudan

British Air Force To Finalise Juba Evacuation


prostate geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>This follows yesterday’ emergency evacuation statement released by Richard Uku, salve the Commonwealth Spokesperson, drug alerting British nationals to get ready for today’s evacuation from the war-torn capital Juba.

“Due to the continued violence in South Sudan, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is planning to send a third and final plane to assist any remaining British nationals to leave,” Uku stated.

He added: “The FCO is planning to provide a charter flight to depart from Juba to Dubai during the afternoon of Monday December 23.”

The statement also explained that,”following the assisted departure of British nationals earlier this week on military flights, this will be the final flight provided by the FCO for British nationals to leave South Sudan”.

“If you would like to be on the flight on December 23, you will need to be at Juba Airport by 1200 hours. It may not be possible to carry baggage. If you bring baggage to the airport, you may have to leave it there.”

“We strongly advise all British nationals in South Sudan to leave the country if they can do so safely. You may have difficulty leaving in the event of a further deterioration in security.”

Uku also observed that British nationals choosing to remain in South Sudan should remain alert to the local security situation, monitor the media, and stay in a safe location.

A curfew is in place in Juba and some other towns between 6pm and 6am.

“You should be aware that it will be difficult for the British government to provide consular assistance in the event of a further deterioration in the security situation,” he added.

“Any British nationals wishing to leave should be reassured that all personal information will be protected in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.”


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