Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon – February 13, 2018

Location:  South West and North West Regions.

Event:  Due to the evolving security situation, U.S. Embassy personnel are restricted from all but mission-essential travel to the South West and North West Regions until March 7.

Actions to Take:

  • Reconsider/postpone travel to the South West and North West Regions.
  • Employ sound security practices.
  • Remain aware of your surroundings, including local events.
  • Avoid large gatherings and demonstrations; monitor local news stations; and follow the instructions of local authorities.
  • Remember that the security environment in Cameroon is fluid and can deteriorate without warning.


  • U.S Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon

+237 2 2220-1500 ext. 4341/4023

+237 2 2220-1500 ext. 4531 (after hours) 

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444