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 Tadjourah until Thursday, April 27, 2017.

For further information:

· See the State Department’s travel website ( for the Worldwide Caution ( , Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information for Djibouti. (

· Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) ( to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

· Contact the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti, located at Lotissement Haramous, Lot # 350-B, P.O. Box 185, Djibouti City, by email at, or at +(253) 21-45-30-00 Sunday to Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For after-hours emergencies, U.S. citizens should call +(253) 77-877-229 and ask to speak with the duty officer.

· Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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