Security Alert: Addis Ababa

Location: Addis Ababa

Event:  U.S. Government travelers may arrive or depart from Bole International Airport on Sunday, March 10.  This updates the Security Alert sent on March 8, 2019.  

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


+251-111-306-911 or 011-130-6000 (after hours)


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Ethiopia Country Information

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