Security Alert- U.S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal

Location: Ziguinchor Administrative Region of the Casamance

Event: Ongoing investigation and operations by Senegalese security forces.  U.S. government personnel are prohibited from traveling on RN4 between Ziguinchor and São Domingos.  Any other travel by U.S. government personnel in the Casamance is restricted to paved roads and only permitted during daylight hours.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid road travel between Ziguinchor and São Domingos via the RN4
  • Monitor local media for updates


  • S. Embassy Dakar, Senegal

+221 33-879-4000

+221 33-879-4444 (after hours)

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444