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 vicinity of large gatherings of protests.
- Keep a low profile.
- Emergency Number for U.S. citizens in Algeria: 0770 08 2000.
For other general information:
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, located at 5 Chemin Cheikh Bachir El-Ibrahimi (former Chemin Beaurepaire) in the El Biar district of Algiers, at Telephone +213 (0) 770-08-2000, available 0800-1700 Sunday-Thursday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +213 (0) 770-08-2000.