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Security Alert: Threats against Nigerien and Western Government Facilities and Locations Frequented by Westerners

Location:  Niger Event:  Several unexploded rockets were discovered on the outskirts of Niamey Tuesday, January 14, near the village of Kongou Gorou.  No damage or injuries were reported. The U.S. Embassy is aware of potential threats against Nigerien and western government buildings, and locations frequented by westerners. The Embassy strongly advises limiting unnecessary movements during ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Niger (January 6, 2020)

Location: Niger 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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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy to Niger

Location:  Country-wide, Niger Event:  Holidays in Niger provide increased risk for terrorism and criminal activity.  The U.S. Embassy in Niger reminds U.S. citizens that terrorist groups continue to plot attacks throughout the country.  Extremists continue to focus on locations such as shopping centers, airports, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, street markets, and other public ...
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Travel Advisory Update: Niger — Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Niger due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping. Country Summary: Violent crime, such as armed robbery, is common in Niger. Terrorist groups continue plotting kidnappings and attacks in Niger. They may attack with little or no warning, targeting foreign and local government facilities and areas frequented by Westerners. Terrorists operate in the areas bordering Mali, Libya, Burkina ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Niamey – Niger

Location:  Niamey Event:  A civil society meeting and march is scheduled to take place on December 15 starting at 9:00 A.M. The march will start at Place Toumo and end at Place Concertation. The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise caution as demonstrations can occur suddenly anywhere throughout the city.  If you see a crowd ...
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