Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens of potential demonstrations this evening in central N’Djamena and in the area of the Place de la Nation.  Large groups of demonstrators are expected, which may have an adverse effect on traffic.  Please be aware and plan your travel/activities accordingly.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to review and follow the guidance in the Travel Warning for Chad, and remain alert for potentially dangerous situations.  Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

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