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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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Student Protest and Traffic Congestion

U.S. Embassy Monrovia informs U.S. citizens that a student protest is currently taking place near the University of Liberia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. There are reports of tires being burned on the road across from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  Heavy congestion and traffic delays are expected until the protesters disperse.  U.S. government ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: October 10 Elections

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Liberia that Liberia’s National Elections Commission has announced that the first round of Presidential and legislative elections will be held on Tuesday, October 10 with a second round in early November if a presidential run-off is needed. Rallies, demonstrations, or protests could occur with ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Rallies and Traffic Congestion on October 6 and 7, 2017

U.S. Embassy Monrovia informs U.S. citizens that political rallies are expected to take place in Monrovia on Friday and Saturday, October 6 and 7. The Congress for Democratic Change, Alternative National Congress, and Unity Party will be demonstrating in support of their candidates for President and Vice President of Liberia. Heavy congestion and traffic delays ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Liberia Travel Warning: Updated

On August 7, 2014 the U.S. Department of State issued a Travel Warning advising against non-essential travel to Liberia.  After review of health conditions, the U.S. Department of State ordered the departure of family members residing with Embassy staff in Monrovia.  The Embassy recommended this action out of an abundance of caution following the determination ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Implications for Travel Because of Ebola in Parts of West Africa

Due to an outbreak of EVD in the West African nations of Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Mali, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued Level 3 Travel Warnings for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone advising against non-essential travel and a Level 2 Travel Alert for Mali, to practice enhanced precautions for avoidance ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Lifting of the State of Emergency

On November 13, Liberia’s state of emergency, initially announced on August 6, was lifted.  At that time, border and weekly markets were allowed to re-open (unless they are near an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) hotspot) and authorities are making plans for the eventual opening of schools.  However, Liberia’s existing Public Health Law mandates that the ...
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Worldwide Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to screening procedures, travel restrictions, and reduced aviation transportation options in response to the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.  This Travel Alert will expire on February 27, 2015. Due to an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the West African ...
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Peace Corps Administrative Leave/Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

As a result of the current outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the region, the U.S. Peace Corps in Liberia is on administrative Leave. The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia remains open and fully operational. There continues to be active transmission of (EVD) in Liberia, with the total number of cases of confirmed, probable, and suspected infection at ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

There continues to be active transmission of Ebola virus disease in Liberia, with the total number of cases of confirmed, probable, and suspected infection at over 300. The most affected counties are Lofa, Montserrado, Bong, and Bomi. However, cases have been found in other counties as well. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever UPDATE

June 16, 2014: Recent reports confirm new cases of Ebola in Liberia as well as cases in neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone. These cases are from the Foya area and from Montserrado County/Monrovia. The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the situation closely and to support the efforts of Liberia’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in its ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever UPDATE

June 11, 2014: Recent reports confirm one new case of Ebola in Liberia as well as multiple cases in neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone.  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the situation closely and to support the efforts of Liberia’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in its public health response.  Experts from the U.S. have ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever UPDATE

There are no new reports of deaths in Liberia resulting from Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Medical experts from the U.S. continue to assist the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in diagnosing suspected cases, tracing contacts, and training medical workers throughout the country. The U.S. Embassy continues to closely monitor the situation. Further information ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever UPDATE

This Message is an update to the Message for U.S. Citizens sent on April 4, 2014. Representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), experts in viral diseases, have arrived in Liberia. They are assisting the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) with case ...
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