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Security Alert: Reports of an Explosion in Buea
November 11, 2021

Location:  Buea

Event:  There are reports of an explosion that injured up to a dozen students at the University of Buea, the capital of the Southwest region.  The American Corner, located on the campus, will remain closed through Friday, November 12, as a precaution.

Actions to Take:

  • As stated in the State Department Cameroon Travel Advisory, travel to the Southwest Region is strongly discouraged.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Stay alert in public places, including schools, hospitals, government facilities, places of worship, tourist locations, and transportation hubs.
  • Remain aware of your surroundings and keep a low profile.