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Security Alert: Northern Chad (April 13,2021)
April 13, 2021

Location: Northern Chad near the borders of Niger and Libya.

Event:  Media reports indicate movement of armed non-governmental groups into Chad from Libya and possible confrontations with the Chadian Army.  The reports describe the area in northern Chad near the borders of Niger and Libya, particularly Wour and Zouarke.

Actions to Take:

  • The U.S. Government discourages travel to these and surrounding areas in northern Chad.
  • Monitor local media for updates. Check regularly for updates from the Embassy and the U.S. Department of State (links below).


  • 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

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