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Alert – U. S. Embassy for Madagascar and the Comoros, Antananarivo

Location: Madagascar Event: The Travel Advisory for Madagascar changed to Level 2-Exercise Increased Caution due to civil unrest and crime on August 1, 2018.  Please see the full Travel Advisory below. Madagascar –Level 2: Exercise increased precautions  Exercise increased precautionsin Madagascar due to civil unrest and crime. Madagascar is preparing for presidential elections in 2018.  There ...
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Alert – U. S. Embassy for Madagascar and the Comoros, Antananarivo

Location: Union of the Comoros Event: There have been isolated reports of unrest, including clashes between military and civilians, in response to the constitutional referendum. US Embassy employees are instructed to remain at home and shelter in place.   Actions to Take: Limit non-essential travel. Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowd and demonstrations Be ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy for Madagascar and the Comoros

Location: Throughout the Union of the Comoros, especially urban areas in Anjouan Event: Comoros plans to hold a constitutional referendum on July 30, 2018.  Demonstrations opposing the referendum have been taking place more frequently, especially in, but not limited to, urban areas of Anjouan.  On July 21, assailants on motorcycles fired at the vehicle of ...
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2018 Madagascar Trafficking in Person report

MADAGASCAR: Tier 2 Watch List  The Government of Madagascar does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated significant efforts during the reporting period by operationalizing a new Morals and Child Protection Unit (SPEM), coordinating with law enforcement of a ...
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