Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti (February 9, 2019)
Location: Near U.S. Embassy, Tabarre
Events: Large amounts of gunfire have occurred in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy and nearby housing. U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to shelter-in-place effective 5:00pm today until 7:00am on February 10th.
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.
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444