Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

Locations: Lumley and Juba areas of Freetown

Event: Civil disorder is expected to continue in Lumley and Juba this evening, Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  There is a large police and military presence in these areas.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid these areas.

Actions to take:

–         Avoid Lumley and Juba neighborhoods

–         Monitor local media for updates

–         Avoid crowds

–         Avoid demonstrations

–         Be aware of your surroundings



·        U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

+(232) 99100 5000

+(232) 99905029 (after hours)

U.S. Embassy Freetown Website

·        State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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