Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Luanda – (12 November 2021)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy, Luanda – 12 November 2021

Location:  Addis Ababa

Event:  Ethiopia Travel Restriction of U.S. Government Personnel

Due to the Ordered Departure of non-essential personnel from U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, travel to Ethiopia by U.S. State Department employees, including transit, is prohibited without special permission.

Actions to Take:

  • Consider taking alternate routes if traveling through Addis Ababa
  • Contact your airline and ask about transit restrictions
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Monitor the U.S. Embassy Ethiopia website
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates