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November 4, 2021

Demonstrations Alert: Marches in N'Djamena, Chad (November 4, 2021)

Location: N’Djamena, Chad

Event:  Local media reports indicate the following demonstrations/events are scheduled for November 5th and 6th in N’Djamena:

5 November starting at 06:00 – A march may begin near the U.S. Embassy and continue west along Mobutu.

6 November starting at 06:00 – A march is expected to begin at Palais de justice and end at Palais du 15 janvier.

6 November starting at 12:00 – A meeting at Idris Mahamat Ouya Stadium.

Normal traffic may be disrupted during these events.

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.
  • NdjamenaACS@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs -­­ 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Chad Country Information
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