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Subject: Security Alert: Large Crowds Gathering in Conakry-U.S. Embassy Conakry
October 19, 2020

Location: Gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Rue de la Prince
  • Hamdallaye
  • Bellevue
  • Cosa

Event: Large crowds are gathering in Conakry with heavy/blocked traffic

U.S. government personnel are being advised to avoid any non-essential travel.

  • 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