Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea

Location: Eritrea

Event: Security Alert

In light of the recent security developments in Ethiopia, the Embassy reminds all citizens to exercise caution while moving about the country, especially in areas near the Eritrean-Ethiopian border.  Practice good personal security practices, report anything suspicious to local police, and follow any safety instructions issued by Eritrean authorities.

There are no indications of security issues in Eritrea.  The Embassy is issuing this alert in an abundance of caution given the evolving situation in Ethiopia.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Asmara
179 Alaa Street
Asmara, Eritrea
Phone: (+291)1-12-00-04
Fax: (+291)1-12-75-84
Follow us on Facebook

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 ·

Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts.