Location: Hawassa and Sodo.
Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports of violence and civil unrest in the region around Hawassa and Sodo.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid travel to the region around Hawassa and Sodo.
- If you are already in the area, seek secure shelter.
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- 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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