On March 28, 2018, the Federal Register published one year extensions to the following national emergencies because actions and policies addressed in the Executive Orders (EO) in which they were original declared or modified continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States.

  • Notice of March 27, 2018 – Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to South Sudan, originally declared in EO 13664 (April 3, 2014), to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the situation in and in relation to South Sudan, which has been marked by activities that threaten the peace, security, or stability of South Sudan and the surrounding region, including widespread violence and atrocities, human rights abuses, recruitment and use of child soldiers, attacks on peacekeepers and humanitarian aid workers, and obstruction of humanitarian operations.
  • Notice of March 27, 2018 – Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities, originally declared in EO 13694 (April 1, 2015), to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States constituted by the increasing prevalence and severity of malicious cyber-enabled activities originating from, or directed by persons located, in whole or in substantial part, outside the United States. Additional steps were taken in EO 13694 (December 28, 2016).