U.S. Embassy Adjusts Security Restrictions

Due to ongoing threats to security, U.S. Embassy staff are prohibited from traveling on the main road adjacent to Dembe market, which is between the new Embassy compound and the Kempinski Hotel.  Embassy personnel furthermore are directed to avoid public gatherings on Fridays, and are advised to limit shopping to supermarkets with identifiable security measures in place.

When choosing to go out for dining, please consider the security precautions the restaurant.  U.S. Embassy staff  are not permitted to visit public open air markets and public places of worship.  The curfew for U.S. Embassy personnel is revised to between 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. until further notice.

The U.S. Embassy advises against travel into N’Djamena and to the Lake Chad region. U.S. citizens are encouraged to review and follow the guidance in the Travel Warning for Chad, and remain alert for potentially dangerous situations. U.S. citizens should avoid locations frequented by foreigners, including shops, restaurants, bars, and places of worship.  U.S. citizens are reminded to exercise caution throughout Chad, and maintain vigilance in daily affairs, even when visiting familiar locations.
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