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 of Dapaong.  The Embassy strongly discourages travel by private U.S. citizens in this area.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.



U.S. Embassy Lomé, Togo

(+228) 2261 5470

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Togo Country Information

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