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Security Alert : Abidjan
November 6, 2020

Security Alert : Abidjan

Location: Cocody, Rue de Belier, Cocody Ste Marie

Event: Police remain present in the vicinity of former President Henri Konan Bedie’s residence in Cocody and the potential for politically motivated demonstrations exists.  The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid the area.

Actions to Take:

Monitor local media for updates.
Avoid crowds.
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) 27 22 49 4000
Outside of Embassy Hours: (+225) 27 22 49 4450
State Department – Bureau of Consular Affairs:  +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
Cote d’Ivoire Country Information
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