Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location:  Country-Wide


Event:  Mandatory Curfew Lifted in Burkina Faso


As of February 2, 2022, the mandatory curfew has been lifted.

U.S. citizens in Burkina Faso are advised to continue to monitor all methods of communication, including media reporting/sources.  Contact the Embassy at (226) 25 49 53 00 if you have an emergency.   


Actions to Take:

·         Avoid large crowds.    

·         Limit movement to emergencies during curfew hours.     

·         Monitor local media for updates.  



·    U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

     (226) 25 49 53 00

·    State Department – Consular Affairs

     888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 

·    Burkina Faso Country Information 

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