COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: Liberia has confirmed COVID-19 within its borders. Evacuation Flight Information: To be considered for a flight, you must follow these directions. Do not come to the embassy or airport unless instructed to do so. Complete the online form at this link :   https://forms.office.com/ .  You will receive a response “Thanks! Your response was submitted.” Print and complete PAGE …

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Health Alert:  U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (March 30, 2020)

Location:  Liberia Event:  The Department of State and U.S. Embassy Monrovia have limited availability on a charter flight for U.S. citizens to travel to Dulles International Airport near Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 1. All passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. Government for the flight at a later date.  You must sign a promissory note for approximately $1,300 before …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (March 27, 2020)

Location: Liberia Event:The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has no greater priority than the safety and security of U.S. citizens. We have received numerous requests for repatriation flights to the United States, and our team is working tirelessly to identify transportation options for U.S. citizens seeking to return to the United States.  At the moment, there are …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (March 25, 2020)

Location:  Liberia  Event: The Department of State and U.S. Embassy Monrovia have very limited availability for U.S. citizens on a charter medical flight which will depart Roberts International Airport at approximately midnight tonight and fly to Dulles International Airport near Washington D.C.  Priority consideration will be given to older adults, people with underlying health conditions (such as diabetes …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (March 25, 2020)

Location:  Liberia  Event: The Department of State and U.S. Embassy Monrovia have very limited availability for U.S. citizens on a charter medical flight which will depart Roberts International Airport at approximately midnight tonight and fly to Dulles International Airport near Washington D.C.  Priority consideration will be given to older adults, people with underlying health conditions (such …

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Health Alert –  U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

(March 22, 2020) Location:  Liberia Event:  The Liberian government has confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in the country. On March 14, the  Department of State authorized the departure  of U.S. personnel and family members from any diplomatic or consular post in the world who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (March 17, 2020)

Location:  Liberia  Event:   On March 17, the Liberian government announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country. The government of Liberia has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.  Persons entering …

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Security Alert– U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (February 13, 2020)

Location: Decreased availability of gasoline across Liberia Event:  Queues are forming at gasoline stations in and around Monrovia due to a shortage of gasoline.  There appears to be very little commercially-available gasoline available outside the capital region.  U.S. citizens traveling to Liberia may encounter delays, congestion, and heightened tensions at gasoline stations; delays could affect …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia (January 8, 2020)

Location: Liberia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed to maintain a heightened level of awareness. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia (January 6, 2020)

Location:   Central Monrovia and Mamba Point areas. Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports of civil disturbance in central Monrovia and in the vicinity of Mamba Point.  There is a heavy police presence moving in the direction of Mamba Point, and there have been teargas and a water cannon fired at demonstrators.  Embassy personnel are …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (January 6, 2020)

Location: Demonstrations are possible in the greater Monrovia area. Event: Demonstrations could take place January 6 on different issues facing Liberians.  A heavy police presence and/or road closures are possible. Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates. Avoid the areas of the demonstration; even events intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate …

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Demonstration Alert (December 30, 2019)

Location:   Demonstrations are planned in the greater Monrovia area. Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place on December 30.  Multiple groups are expected to demonstrate on different issues facing Liberians in various areas of Monrovia.  A heavy police presence and/or road closures are possible. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstration; even events intended …

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Civil Disturbance Alert: US Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Location:  Congo Town, Monrovia Event:  The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports that Tubman Blvd is blocked in both directions in Congo Town, Monrovia due to a civil disturbance. There is traffic congestion and a heavy police presence in the area. All U.S. citizens are advised to avoid civil disturbances and to monitor local media …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (31 July, 2019) Location: Sinkor/Congo Town Monrovia, Liberia Event: There are reports of civil disturbance in the area of Sinkor/ Congo Town in Monrovia on Tubman Blvd near the Coalition for Democratic Change and Liberty Party Headquarters. All U.S. citizens are advised to avoid civil disturbances and to monitor local media to remain informed of developments as they occur. …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Location: Monrovia-Kakata highway, Liberia Event: A demonstration is taking place today, Monday, June 24, 2019, near the Fifteen Gate community on the Monrovia-Kakata highway.  Protesters are calling for justice in the alleged murder of two children some weeks ago.  The protesters have reportedly blocked the Monrovia-Ganta Highway at Kingsville #7, which is one mile from …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Location: Capitol Hill Area, Monrovia, Liberia Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on Friday, June 7, 2019, beginning in the morning and possibly continuing the next day.  A group known as The Council of Patriots is organizing the demonstration. U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid the area, including rescheduling flights in …

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Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Location: Starting outside the U.S. Embassy on Benson Street, proceeding through downtown Monrovia. Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on the morning of Monday, September 24, 2018, time TBD, starting outside the U.S. Embassy on Benson Street and proceeding through downtown Monrovia. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas. Actions to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia, May 5, 2018

Due to the concern for possible violence in the vicinity of the West African Football Union youth football tournament at Samuel K. Doe (SKD) Stadium today, we advise that U.S. citizens avoid the area for their own safety.  The event is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. local time. Even events intended to be peaceful can turn …

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