Security Alert for Comoros Demonstrations

Location: Throughout the three islands of the Union of the Comoros 

Event:  The Union of the Comoros has experienced demonstrations, civil unrest, and roadblocks impacting travel since the March 24 elections.  Chief of Mission official and personal travel to the Comoros is restricted until further notice except for mission-critical travel deemed essential by the Deputy Chief of Mission.  

Actions to take:

Reconsider travel to the Union of Comoros.
Monitor local media for updates.
Avoid crowds.
Avoid demonstrations.
Be aware of your surroundings.
Review your personal security plans.
Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance. 

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar
+261 2023 48000
AntanACS@state.gov
https://mg.usembassy.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Comoros Country Information 

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 If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance, the emergency number for the U.S. Embassy/Consulate is: +261 34-49-328-54