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Travel Warning: Cote d’Ivoire

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Consular Affairs issued a Travel Warning for Cote d’Ivoire on April 23.  It reads as follows:

Cote d’Ivoire

April 23, 2012

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Cote d’Ivoire. U.S. citizens who reside in or travel to Cote d’Ivoire should monitor conditions carefully, maintain situational awareness, and pay very close attention to their personal security. While the security situation has improved during the past several months, the potential for some civil unrest remains. Security conditions could change quickly and without warning. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning of December 16, 2011 to inform U.S. citizens that the U.S. Embassy in Cote d’Ivoire has returned to “fully accompanied” status, and to provide an update on the current security situation.

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Travel Warning: Cote d’Ivoire

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Consular Affairs issued a Travel Warning for Cote d’Ivoire on December 16.  It reads as follows:

Cote d’Ivoire

December 16, 2011

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Cote d’Ivoire. U.S. citizens who reside in or travel to Cote d’Ivoire should monitor conditions carefully, maintain situational awareness, and pay very close attention to their personal security. While the security situation has improved during the past several months, the potential for some civil unrest remains. Security conditions could change quickly and without advanced warning. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning of June 16, 2011 to update U.S. citizens on the current security situation.

The Embassy continues to operate as a partially unaccompanied post, meaning minor dependents of U.S. government employees are not permitted to travel to or accompany family members to Cote d’Ivoire. Embassy personnel are also subject to travel limitations and are instructed to avoid large gatherings, crowds, and areas where political events are planned. Our ability to assist U.S. citizens in an emergency may be limited in certain circumstances.  Read the rest of this entry »

Travel Warning: Cote D’Ivoire

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Consular Affairs issued a Travel Warning for Cote D’Ivoire on June 16, 2011.  It reads as follows:

Cote d’Ivoire

June 16, 2011

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risk of travel to Cote d’Ivoire. U.S. citizens who reside in or travel to Cote d’Ivoire should watch conditions carefully, maintain situational awareness, and pay very close attention to their personal security. While the security situation in Abidjan is improving, it could change quickly and without advanced warning. Instances may continue to arise where the best course of action is for citizens to temporarily shelter in place if it is otherwise generally safe to do so. Effective June 15, the Department of State is lifting the Ordered Departure for U.S. government employees and adult family members at the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan. At that time, the embassy will become a partially unaccompanied post, meaning that no minor dependents of U.S. government employees will be permitted to travel to Cote d’Ivoire. Although staff levels at the embassy will return to normal, our ability to assist U.S. citizens in an emergency may be limited in certain circumstances. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning of April 14, 2011 to update U.S. citizens on the current security situation. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by OSB

20/06/2011 at 16:26

Travel Warning: Cote d’Ivoire

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Consular Affairs issued a Travel Warning for Cote d’Ivoire yesterday.  It reads as follows:

Cote d’Ivoire

April 09, 2011

The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against traveling to Cote d’Ivoire.  Fighting has become more intense in a number of neighborhoods in Abidjan.  As with most armed conflicts, the situation is fluid and dynamic, and it remains difficult to predict where fighting might spread.  U.S. citizens should watch conditions carefully, maintain situational awareness, and pay very close attention to their personal security.  It is strongly advised citizens shelter in place if it is otherwise generally secure to do so.  Due to present safety and security concerns, the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan has been forced to draw down additional personnel from the mission.   This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning of April 5, 2011 to update U.S. citizens on the current security situation. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by OSB

10/04/2011 at 11:39