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.

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.