Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Djibouti Restrictions on Inbound Flights from Mogadishu

The U.S. Embassy would like to inform U.S. citizens that due to the most recent airline security concerns within the region, the Government of Djibouti has suspended all flights that originate in Mogadishu. U.S. government personnel traveling on commercial flights originating from Mogadishu is prohibited. Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Improvements to Safety and Security Information, 04 Jan 2018

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice.  The Travel Advisory ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder 07 December, 2017 The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent. U.S. Embassy Djibouti reminds U.S. citizens ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security Reminder

U.S. Embassy Djibouti Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security Reminder May 21, 2017 The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to exercise caution during Ramadan and Djibouti’s Independence Day. The U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to be particularly vigilant around churches, mosques, and other places of worship; locations where large crowds may gather; government ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Attack on Vehicles

U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Attack on Vehicles April 13, 2017 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that due to concerns of a possible vehicle attack in the vicinity of Tadjourah , embassy personnel are restricted from traveling on Route 9 past the turn-off from Route 1 (Ethiopian highway) toward ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Embassy advises citizens to avoid the road to Khor Ambado “French Beach” near Doraleh Port due to security concerns. We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Djibouti enroll in the Department of State’s  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  at  http://step.state.gov/ . STEP enrollment gives you the latest security updates, and makes it easier for the U.S. embassy or nearest U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Embassy advises citizens to avoid the area around Cinquième Supermarché on Airport Road in Gabode near the Ambouli International Airport entrance due to a ongoing, uncontrolled fire. We have no further information at this time but will update this security message as needed We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Djibouti enroll in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

Please be advised that a large political rally is planned for Friday, April 1st at the Kartin Club on Nelson Mandela Road (at the intersection of the Camp road and the railroad tracks) in the neighborhood of Ambouli from 1500 to 1800.  Nelson Mandela Road will likely be congested. During this period of election-related activities, please avoid ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Rally on March 26

Please be advised that a large political rally is planned for Saturday, March 26, 2016 on Venice Road in Djibouti City at approximately 1500 to 1830.  The rally is the first of what likely will be a series of rallies before the Djiboutian Presidential elections on April 8. The rallies will likely attract large crowds, produce road closures ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Djibouti Restrictions on Inbound Flights from Mogadishu

The U.S. Embassy would like to inform U.S. citizens that due to the most recent airline security concerns within the region, the Government of Djibouti has suspended all flights that originate in Mogadishu. U.S. government personnel traveling on commercial flights originating from Mogadishu is prohibited. Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Rally on January 8

The U.S. Embassy has received information about a large rally planned for the evening of Friday, January 8, 2015 near the cross streets of Nelson Mandela and Loyada Road (the intersection to turn toward Camp Lemonnier) and has reminded U.S. Embassy personnel to avoid large public gatherings and to be cognizant of their surroundings. Private ...
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Announcement to U.S Citizens in Djibouti

Redirecting Resources in Djibouti from Processing Immediate Relative Petitions on Behalf of Yemenis to Processing Yemeni Immigrant Visa Cases The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti announces that, beginning July 2 we will no longer schedule appointments to accept new immigrant visa petitions filed by U.S. citizens on behalf of their immediate Yemeni family members (spouse, child, ...
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