Event: Gunfire reported again in Ouagadougou
After a quiet overnight, gunfire was reported again in the Ouaga 2000 neighborhood, the downtown area, and other parts of the city. Aircraft was also reported overhead throughout the city. Embassy personnel continue to shelter in place.
Contact the Embassy at +226 25 49 53 00 if you are in need of immediate assistance.
Actions to Take:
· Avoid the impacted areas.
· Limit movement outside of your residence only to essential movement.
· 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
· Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates