Security Alert

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (January 11, 2018)

Location:  Danakil Depression

Event:  Due to the evolving security situation, Embassy personnel are restricted from travel to the Danakil Depression.

Actions to Take:

  • Reconsider travel to the Danakil Depression.
  • Employ sound security practices.
  • Remain aware of your surroundings, including local events.
  • Avoid large gatherings and demonstrations; monitor local news stations; and follow the instructions of local authorities.
  • Remember that the security environment in Ethiopia is fluid and can deteriorate without warning.