Alert: Demonstration – U. S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar

Location: Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods of City Hall in Analakely, Antananarivo

Event: A large demonstration is reportedly planned in downtown Antananarivo today and, as we have seen in the recent past, there is the potential for tensions to escalate. U.S. citizens are strongly advised to avoid the area at this time.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations in Analakely and the surrounding areas in downtown Antananarivo of Soarano, Behoririka, Tsaralalana, Ambodifilao, Ambatomena, Andohan’Analakely, and Ambohijatovo.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Assistance:
    U.S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar
    (261) 20 23 48000/01
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Madagascar Country Information
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