Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (April 7, 2020)

Location: Lome, Togo Event: Current Status of Passport Applications Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, effective March 20, 2020, the U.S Department of State is limiting its passport operations.  Effective April 2, the Department of State has further limited routine passport and citizenship services overseas.  For U.S. citizens in Togo, …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 26, 2020)

Location: Lome, Togo Event: COVID-19 update (March 26, 2020) Ethiopian Airlines continues direct flights from Togo to the United States at this time. ‎ Flights to Houston depart Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at noon. Flights to Newark depart‎ Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday at noon. If you have traveled to Europe, China, or Iran in the …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 21, 2020)

Location:  Lome, Togo Event:  The Togo Ministry of Health confirmed twelve cases of COVID-19 in Togo. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. We are not aware of any current restrictions by the government of Togo on departing or transit travelers to the United States.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 20, 2020)

Location:  Lome, Togo Event:  The Togo Ministry of Health confirmed nine cases of COVID-19 in Togo. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak the Peace Corps are in the process of evacuating their Volunteers from Togo. Many travelers worldwide have reported unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 6, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 6, 2020) Location:  Lome, Togo Event:  On March 6, 2020, the Togo Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Lome. Actions to Take: Consult the  CDC website for the most up-to-date information. For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of …

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Security Alert — Togo Presidential elections on Saturday, February 22, 2020

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo – February 18, 2020   Location: Land borders with Togo Event: Presidential elections will take place in Togo on Saturday, February 22, 2020.  Togo’s land borders with neighboring countries — Benin, Ghana, and Burkina Faso — will be closed for 24 hours on election day. Actions to Take: Avoid overland …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo – January 7, 2020

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Review your personal …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo – April 25, 2019

  Location: Land borders with Benin Event: National legislative elections in Benin on Sunday, April 28, 2019.  Benin’s land borders with neighboring countries, including Togo, may be closed.  Please plan your travel accordingly. Actions to Take: Avoid overland travel to Benin on Sunday, April 28. Monitor local media for updates.   Assistance: U.S. Embassy Lomé, …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo – January 2, 2019

Location: Border region north and northeast of Dapaong Event: Due to recent activities of armed extremist groups in adjacent areas of southeast Burkina Faso, including attacks on a military vehicles, a school, and a car carrying U.S. citizens, the Chief of Mission has restricted U.S. government personnel from travelling in the border region north and northeast …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo – November 29 and December 1, 3, and 4, 2018

Location: Lomé, principally the neighborhood of Bé, south of the airport, and possibly elsewhere in Togo. Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on Thursday, November 29, Saturday, December 1, Monday, December 3, and Tuesday, December 4.  Opposition parties intend to protest Government of Togo national legislative elections planned for December 20. Actions to Take: Avoid …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo

Location: Announced gathering points in Togo include: Lome, Atikoumé/Akossombo (northwest Lome) Lome, ETS CCP (northern Lome) Lome, Bè Gakpoto (northeast Lome) Event: Demonstrations expected to take place Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday – January 31, February 1, and February 3 – beginning in the morning and continuing until the early evening.  Opposition political parties intend to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome, Togo (January 23, 2018) Location: Keran, Togo Event: The Ministry of Health in Togo confirmed cases of Lassa Fever, a rare but potentially life-threatening viral hemorrhagic disease. Actions to take: Consult a medical professional if you have been in direct contact with an infected person within the past three …

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