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Security Alert (April 20, 2021)
April 20, 2021

Location:  Chad

Event:  Due to the reported death of the Chadian president and the potential for unrest, the U.S. Embassy has temporarily directed U.S. employees to shelter in place.

The consular section at the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena will be closed until further notice for all but emergency cases.  If you have an emergency, contact us at NDjamenaACS@state.gov.

Actions to Take:

  • Take precautions to ensure your safety.
  • The U.S. Government recommends that U.S. citizens who are in Chad and able to leave do so by commercial airline.
  • Do not wait for the U.S. Government to evacuate you. The U.S. Government does not anticipate organizing any non-commercial evacuation flight from Chad.
  • Monitor local media for updates. Check regularly for updates from the Embassy and the U.S. Department of State (links below).


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