Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)          Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.      Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must …

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Demonstration Alert

Demonstration Alert (U.S. Embassy Algiers 16 February 2021) Location: Throughout Algeria     Event: Demonstration Alert    February 22 will mark the two-year anniversary of major protests in Algiers and around the country and the U.S. Embassy is aware of calls on social media for protests around this date.  These protests are not directed at the U.S. Embassy, the U.S. government, or U.S. citizens.  Please be aware of the …

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Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria   Event: October 29 Holiday (Mawlid, the Prophet’s birthday) and November 1 (Anniversary of the Revolution and Constitutional Referendum Vote)   Thursday, October 29, is a national holiday commemorating Mawlid al Nabi, the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.  This occasion is typically celebrated with outdoor events, fireworks, and religious gatherings.   As security forces continue to enforce COVID-19 prevention measures, there may be an increased security presence in downtown areas.   Sunday, November 1, is …

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The 2020 U.S. general elections will be held on November 3, 2020. 

At the federal level, voters will choose the U.S. president, 35 members of the U.S. Senate and all 435 voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives.  At the state level, 11 governorships are will be decided, as will more than 5,000 state legislature seats.  As a U.S. citizen living in Algeria, you can vote absentee while living away from your voting residence. Here’s …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Upcoming Legislative Elections

Algerians will go to the polls for legislative elections on May 4.  While the elections are expected to be peaceful, there likely will be an increased police presence immediately before and after the election and there could be crowds around polling places.   As always, U.S. citizens should remain aware of their surroundings. For further information: …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers

Location: Algeria Event: The global public health threat posed by the ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is high, with more than 10,704,228 reported cases worldwide. On July 6, the Algerian Ministry of Health announced 16,404 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 959 deaths, in Algeria. The Algerian government has started to ease the measures it had …

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Security Alert

Location: Algeria, Countrywide Event: The U.S. Embassy in Algiers reminds U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to Algeria that general elections are scheduled for December 12, 2019.  Rallies, demonstrations, and strikes may occur with little notice.   Previously, police have used physical barricades, water and sound cannons, and tear gas to control crowds.  U.S. government personnel are …

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Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: This Friday marks the 37th week of major demonstrations and will coincide with the 65th anniversary of the Algerian Revolution.  At previous demonstrations, there were reports of confrontations between police and demonstrators involving tear gas and water cannons as well as reports of property damage, injuries, and detentions.   A heavy police presence is expected to react quickly to …

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Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event:  Demonstrations are expected to continue to take place throughout the country in the coming weeks. At previous demonstrations, there were reports of confrontations between police and demonstrators involving tear gas and water cannons as well as reports of property damage, injuries, and detentions. Increased movement restrictions into the capital are expected before demonstrations, including the possible impounding of vehicles. U.S. government personnel …

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May 23, 2019: Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Peaceful demonstrations are expected to continue to take place throughout the country in the coming weeks. U.S. government personnel are encouraged to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and instructed not to participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations. The ACS section will cease the use of weekly demonstration alerts unless the security situation changes significantly or there …

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May 16, 2019: Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. U.S. government personnel are encouraged to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and instructed not to participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations. Actions to take: Be aware of your surroundings and exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of demonstrations, even if they appear …

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May 09, 2019: Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there were reports of confrontations between police and protestors involving tear gas and water cannons and reports of property damage and injuries. U.S. government personnel are encouraged to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and instructed not to participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations …

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May 02, 2019: Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there were reports of confrontations between police and protestors involving tear gas and water cannons and reports of property damage and injuries. U.S. government personnel are encouraged to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and instructed not to participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations …

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April 25, 2019: Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there were reports of confrontations between police and protestors involving tear gas and water cannons and reports of property damage and injuries. U.S. government personnel are encouraged to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and instructed not to …

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April 18. 2019: Demonstration Alert

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there were reports of confrontations between police and protestors involving tear gas and water cannons and reports of property damage and injuries.U.S. government personnel are encouraged to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations or areas …

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April 17, 2019: American Citizen Townhall in Constantine

Location: Constantine, Algeria Event: Ambassador Desrocher invites you to an American Citizen Townhall at Hotel Novotel Constantine on Monday, April 22nd from 5pm-6:30pm. All American citizens and parents of American citizens are welcome. No RSVP is required but proof of American citizenship is required for entrance. Embassy staff will discuss consular services available to U.S. …

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Demonstration Alert- U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria (11 April, 2019)

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there have been reports of clashes between police and small groups of protestors. U.S. government personnel are encouraged to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near areas of demonstrations. Actions …

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Demonstration Alert- U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Location: Throughout Algeria. Event: There have been calls on social media for peaceful protests throughout the country for tomorrow afternoon – April 5th. U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations. Actions to take: Avoid large gatherings and rallying …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Subject: Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria (April 2) Location: Througout Algeria Event: There maybe public gatherings throughout the country in response to the announcement of President Bouteflika’s resignation. U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations. Actions …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there have been isolated reports of clashes between police and small groups of protestors, and reports of property damage and injuries. U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there have been isolated reports of clashes between police and small groups of protestors, and reports of property damage and injuries. U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations continue to take place throughout the country. At previous demonstrations, there have been reports of clashes between police and small groups of protestors, and reports of property damage and injuries.   U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential movements during and immediately after large demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near …

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Demonstration Alert- U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Location: Algiers, Algeria Event: Reports of clashes between protestors and police around Tilemly (Bardo Museum). Actions to take: Avoid the area of police action. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Keep a low profile. Review personal security plans. For planning resources, go to the following State Department  website . For Assistance: U.S. …

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Demonstration Alert- U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Location: Throughout Algeria Event: Demonstrations and strikes will continue to take place throughout the country. U.S. government personnel are advised to limit non-essential movements during demonstrations and to not participate, watch, or remain near demonstrations, even if they appear peaceful. Actions to take: Monitor media for updates. Avoid large gatherings and rallying points for demonstrations. Keep a …

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Demonstration Alert- U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Dear U.S. citizens in Algeria: This is an updated demonstration alert for U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria. Event: Demonstrations and strikes may continue to take place throughout the country. Expect road closures and traffic delays. Actions to take: Avoid large gatherings or the areas of demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of protests. Keep a low profile. …

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Demonstration Alert Update: U.S Embassy Algiers, Algeria

This is an updated demonstration alert for U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria. Event: Activity between protesters and police has subsided with only sporadic, peaceful gatherings now reported in Algiers. Actions to take: *   Continue to exercise personal security awareness and avoid the areas affected by today’s protests. *   Avoid crowds and be aware of your surroundings. …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Dear U.S. citizens in Algeria: This is an updated demonstration alert for U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria. Event: Reports of protestors engaging the police in Algiers in the area of 1er Mai Square and Mouradia. Actions to take: Avoid the area of the demonstrations. Monitor local media reports for updates. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Event: Demonstrations may take place throughout the country on Friday, February 22nd and Sunday, February 24th, 2019. Actions to take: Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowds and demonstrations. For other general information: See the  State Department’s travel website  for the  Worldwide Caution , Travel Advisory and the Country Specific Information for Algeria . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)  to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. Contact the  U.S. Embassy in Algeria , …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Algiers, Algeria

Dear U.S. citizens in Algeria: Locations: The wilayas of Algiers, Blida, Bouira, Tipaza, Medea and Ain Defla. Event: The Algerian Ministry of Health has confirmed a small number of cholera cases in the abovenamed wilayas. The Ministry has identified a local water source in the city of Hamr El Ain in the wilaya of Tipaza as the origin of cholera …

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