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Security Alert: Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Violence & Civil Unrest in Debre Markos

Africa > Ethiopia

Location: Debre Markos


Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports of violence and civil unrest in and around the city of Debre Markos. 


Actions to Take:

  • Avoid travel to Debre Markos.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • If you are already in Debre Markos, seek secure shelter.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.




U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


+251-111-306-911 or 011-130-6000 (after hours)


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


Ethiopia Country Information


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