Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger – Caution Reminder

Location:  Country-wide, Niger and particularly in border regions.

Event: Following the recent abduction of a foreign national near the Burkina Faso border, the U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens about the risks of kidnapping and terrorism in Niger and to take necessary precautions. Please see our Travel Advisory for more information.

Actions to Take:

  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.