Demonstration Alert- U.S. Embassy Djibouti August 1, 2021

Location: Balbala and Arhiba

Event: Unplanned demonstrations by youth groups are taking place in Balbala and Arhiba in response to regional issues.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations and remain alert when using public transportation.
  • Exercise caution and remain abreast of the security situation.
  • Monitor local media and factor updated information into personal travel plans and activities.
  • Report specific safety concerns to local law enforcement authorities.
  • Stay in touch with your family members and ensure they know how to reach you in the event of an emergency.