Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia

Location: Monrovia, Liberia

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has received reports of multiple demonstrations and/or political gatherings expected from August 24 – 27 in various points across greater Monrovia, including West Point north of the embassy, the Vamoma House in Sinkor, and the Foreign Ministry on Capitol Hill; the routes could expand to include diplomatic missions, including the U.S. Embassy.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas surrounding the demonstration or gathering locations.  Even peaceful demonstrations may turn violent.
  • Avoid large crowds.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Keep a low profile.