Are there personal security concerns to be aware of at this post? Please describe.

This is a danger post due to the political situation. It is mostly quiet but the tension simmers just below the surface at all times. It goes from quiet to crazy very quickly as we saw last November during the 8-day war. There have been quite a few buglaries but all houses come equipped with alarm systems and most have window bars. However, it is incredibly safe for kids and they enjoy much more freedom here than they would in most US cities. - Aug 2013


We are not affected by the terrorism, but there has been a definite increase in home break-ins since we arrived two years ago. Since our arrival, several embassy homes have had successful or attempted break-ins. - Apr 2006


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