Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Event: Local media reports indicate there are two demonstrations scheduled for Saturday, May 14th starting at 07:30 hours.
One authorized demonstration will begin at the Rondpoint de Deuxieme Station along Rue de 40 to Rondpoint SONASUT.
The second demonstration is not yet authorized but is planned to begin at Fest Africa Space and end at Idriss Ouya Stadium.
Normal traffic may be disrupted during such demonstrations and the police have used gas and force to disrupt prior demonstrations.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings and demonstrations
- Seek shelter when gunfire is taking place.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
- U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, located at Chagoua Round Point.
- Telephone +235 22-51-50-17.
- After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +235 66-62-21-00 or +235 22-51-50-17.
- State Department – Consular Affairs – 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444