Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Yaounde – Douala Highway Washed Out

People standing outside with umbrellas. (Embassy Image)The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that a major portion of the Yaounde-Douala highway has washed away due to heavy rains.

Currently you cannot travel by road to and from Douala. Rain has caused serious damage to the road at Manyai bridge before Boumnyebel. Please see attached photos.

Please adjust your travel plans accordingly, remain aware of your surroundings, keep emergency equipment in your vehicle and make sure you have a cell phone with you and monitor local news stations for updates. Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

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