Security Alert for Comoros Political Unrest

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

Event:  The Union of the Comoros is experiencing gunfire, political unrest, and infrastructure disruptions.  US Government personnel have been ordered to depart the country.

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.
  • Make contingency plans to leave
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.


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