Event: Due to ongoing large-scale protests near the Monument d’Independence and the ensuing traffic congesting, the US Embassy has directed embassy personnel to shelter in place until further notice.
Actions to Take:
- Shelter in place.
- Avoid the area of the demonstrations and exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates on locations and time of the demonstrations.
- Keep a low profile.
- U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali
+223 20 70 23 00
+223 66 75 28 60 (after-hours emergencies)
- State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs – 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Follow us on Twitter and Facebook
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution and Country Specific Information for Mali.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.