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Security Alert: Niamey (Niger), Terrorist Threat to Diffa Region

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Niamey, Niger (8 February 2018)


Location:  Diffa Region


Event:  Terrorists may attack targets in Diffa Region, to include areas where security forces or Westerners may be present.


Actions to Take:

  •        Review your personal security plans.
  •        Be aware of your surroundings.
  •        Stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners.
  •         Monitor local media for updates.


·                U.S. Embassy Niamey, Niger

                 +227 20 72 26 61

                 +227 99 49 90 66 (after hours)




                 State Department – Consular Affairs

                 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


             Niger Country Information

·                Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security  updates.


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