Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (21 August 2020)
Location: Cote d’Ivoire
Event: Demonstrations and police activities – some of which could turn violent – are reportedly planned for Saturday, August 22 throughout the city of Abidjan and across the country. U.S. Embassy staff have been instructed to stay home and avoid non-essential travel between the hours of 8:00AM and 2:00PM.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Maintain a low profile.
- Avoid demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Review your personal security plans.
U.S. Embassy Abidjan
BP 730 Abidjan Cidex 03
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
U.S. Citizens with emergencies: (+225) 2249 4000
Outside of Embassy Hours: (+225) 2249 4450