Security Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (October 29, 2021)
Location: The Border Areas of Chad
Event: The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that there is increased volatility and risk in Chad’s border areas. U.S. citizens should reconsider travel through the border areas of Chad. The increased volatility and associated risk may affect all manner of transportation in these areas.
Actions to Take: The U.S. Government discourages all travel to these areas. Monitor local media for updates. Check regularly for updates from the Embassy and the U.S. Department of State (links below).
For emergency services, U.S. Citizens in Chad should call our 24/7 phone line +235 66 62 21 00 or +235 22 51 50 17.
- 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.
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates