Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Location:  Port-au-Prince and throughout Haiti.

Events:   Due to ongoing protests, road blocks and other violent incidents, movements of U.S. Embassy personnel continue to be restricted to home to work, between the two residential U.S. Embassy compounds and the Chancery, as well as mission critical travel to the airport.

Actions to take:

  • Review your personal security plans;
  • Monitor local media for updates;
  • Notify friends and family of your safety;
  • Avoid the area;
  • Avoid demonstrations and any large gatherings of people;
  • Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and
  • If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.