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 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:

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, 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.