Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Abidjan
Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Event: U.S. government buildings in Abidjan, including the U.S. Embassy, will be closed Friday March 13, the anniversary of the 2016 terrorist attack in Grand Bassam, as a security precaution. U.S. citizens requiring emergency consular assistance on that date may contact the Embassy at the number(s) below.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid all U.S. government facilities in Cote d’Ivoire on Friday, March 13.
- Keep a low profile.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444