Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Location: Addis Ababa

Event: Ethiopia Travel Restriction of U.S. Government Personnel

Due to the Ordered Departure of non-essential personnel from U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, travel to Ethiopia by U.S. State Department employees, including transit, is prohibited without special permission.

Actions to Take: 

  • Consider taking alternate routes if traveling through Addis Ababa
  • Contact your airline and ask about transit restrictions
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Monitor the U.S. Embassy Ethiopia website
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates

Assistance:
U.S. Embassy Lusaka
Phone:
+(260) 211-357-000
+(260) 966-050-123
+(260) 761-107-000
Email:  ACSLusaka@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
Zambia Country Information
Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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