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

Location:  Haiti

Events:  Do to an ongoing Haitian National Police (HNP) operation and significant gunfire heard coming from the Torcelle area, all U.S. Embassy personnel are retricted to the Embassy and residential compounds until further notice.

Actions to take:

  • 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.


  • Contact the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs
    1-888-407-4747 toll-free from the United States and Canada
    1-202-501-4444 from other countries