Security Alert:  U. S. Embassy Bangui, Central African Republic (May 1, 2018)

Location:  Throughout Bangui

Event:  Gunfire and unrest emanating from Bangui’s PK5 neighborhood, but spreading throughout the city.  There are reports of violence along Independence Avenue and crowds at the PK0 and Boganda roundabouts.

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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