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Security Alert – U.S. EMBASSY CONAKRY, GUINEA (December 18, 2023)
December 18, 2023

Security Alert – U. S. EMBASSY CONAKRY, GUINEA (December 18, 2023)

December 18, 2023

Location: Kaloum, Conakry

Event:  Guinean authorities are addressing a major fire at the main gasoline depot at Kaloum Port.  American citizens are advised to avoid this area and to follow all Government of Guinea directives.

As always:

  • Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Report for Guinea.

U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.



U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Phone number:  +224-655-10-40-00

Email address:  ConakryACS@state.gov


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444