Due to the bombings in N’Djamena, which occurred on Monday, June 15, and explosions early this morning Monday June 29 during a police raid in the 8th arrondissment of N’Djamena, all U.S Embassy employees are following enhanced security measures, are restricted from the Grande Marche & Dembe markets at any time, and will observe an 6:30 p.m. – 5:00 a.m. curfew. The Perception and Le Central restaurants, located in N’Djamena, remain off limits on Fridays. U.S. citizens are encouraged to review the Travel Warning for Chad, and to 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 the country, and maintain vigilance in daily affairs, even when visiting familiar locations.
For further information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Chad.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, located at Avenue Felix Eboue, mailing address B.P. 413, N’Djamena, Chad , at +235 22-51-70-09. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +235 66-62-21-00 or +235 2251-70-09
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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