Demonstration Alert Update – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (February 15, 2019)

Demonstration Alert Update – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (February 15, 2019)

Location: Mahamat Ouya soccer stadium

Event:  The U.S. Embassy was informed that today’s rally is now scheduled to run until 1700.  Heavier than usual traffic and police presence are anticipated.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid driving the portion of Avenue Felix Eboué between the traffic circle at Fontaine de l’Union and the intersection at Clinic Providence from 0800 until 1800.  Utilize the corniche road past the Hilton and Radisson or use the Djamena-Moundou (Rue d’Istanbul) highway.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the rally.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile.

Assistance:

  U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

+235 2251 5017

NdjamenaACS@state.gov

  • State Department — Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444