Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Location: Republic of Djibouti  Event: Reminder to register and request an absentee ballot by August 1  Registering and requesting an absentee ballot with the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) by August 1 is the best way for voters to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) also recommends you check your state’s submission guidelines, …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Update on Situation in Djibouti The Government of Djibouti has imposed a general, country-wide lockdown, except for essential services.  Traffic has been restricted to a minimum and is only allowed with government authorization.  On April 15, Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh issued a presidential decree extending the country-wide lock down for another 15 days, until …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Suspension of Routine Passport and Citizenship Services Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Department of State is limiting its domestic passport operations.  This has reduced our ability to offer routine passport and citizenship services overseas.  If you have previously applied for a passport or citizenship service, you should …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti is assessing the possibility of arranging additional flights for U.S. citizens who wish to depart Djibouti. While no additional flights are schedule at this time, U.S. citizens in possession of valid U.S. passports who are interested and prepared to travel should contact DjiboutiACS@state.gov   with the information below. o    Full name: o    U.S. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti (January 7, 2020)

Location: Djibouti Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Djibouti (December 8, 2019)

Event: Heavy rain, possible flooding expected country-wide Over the next 48 – 72 hours Djibouti is expecting heavy rainfall throughout the country.  Expect heavy rains and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages and difficult travel conditions throughout the country. Actions to Take: Avoid travel until the storm has dissipated. Monitor the local news …

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Last Call for Voting in the U.S. Election!

The  Federal Voting Assistance Program website is a one-stop-shop for learning how to register to vote, updating your contact information, or finding the voting laws specific to your state of residence. We encourage all active and reserve-duty enlisted and officers temporarily stationed in Djibouti, as well civilians attached to Camp Lemonnier, to mail their absentee ballots at Camp Lemonnier’s U.S. Post Office. This …

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