Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic

Security Alert: U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (April 20, 2018)

Location: Nationwide

Event: Increase in threats and tensions related to activities by armed actors and recent unrest in Bangui.

Actions to Take:

  • Ensure that you have adequate supplies to shelter in place
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Review personal security plans
  • Remain aware of surroundings


 U.S. Embassy in Cameroon, (Yaoundé, Cameroon)

00-237-22220-1500 ext. 4341/4023; from a landline dial 00-237-2220-1500

State Department – Consular Affairs

01-888-407-4747 or 01-202-501-4444

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