Alert: Security Alert for Comoros Explosions

Location: Throughout the island of Anjouan, Union of Comoros

Event: Recently, explosions near roadways have been reported on the island of Anjouan.  The explosions have been unpredictable and the source is unclear.

Actions to take:

  • Reconsider travel to the Island of Anjouan, in the Union of Comoros.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • 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.



U.S. Embassy Antananarivo, Madagascar
+261 2023 48000

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

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