Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

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.

Assistance:
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