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November 29, 2023

Routine Notice: Democracy Day parade in N'Djamena, Chad (November 29, 2023)

Location: N’Djamena, Chad


The Democracy Day parade is scheduled for Friday, December 1st from 06:00-13:00 hours at the Place de La Nation.  Increased military personnel and equipment are expected to be staged in the Klemat neighborhood and surrounding area beginning Thursday evening, which will impact traffic.


Embassy will continue to evaluate the security situation and provide updates as appropriate.

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 6885 1065
  • After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +235 6351 7800.
  • NdjamenaACS@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs -­­ 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Chad Country Information

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