Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (13 June 2018)
Event: During Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr security measures in Niger remain heightened due to ongoing and persistent threats posed by extremist groups. U.S. citizens should expect additional police and military checkpoints and increased security throughout the country.
Actions to Take:
- Review your personal security plans.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners. Be particularly vigilant around places of worship and locations with large crowds.
- Monitor local media for updates.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444