Demonstration Alert: March in N'Djamena (February 17, 2022)
Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Event: There are reports of a planned march in N’Djamena on Friday, February 18th beginning at 0700 hours. The organizers have identified the following starting points: Rond-Point Chagoua, Rond-Point Dembe and Bourse du Travail.
Normal traffic may be disrupted during the march.
Government security forces have sometimes deployed tear gas to disperse past protests.
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
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