Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

May 2, 2019

Location: Cotonou, Cadjehoun and Haie Vive neighborhoods

Event: Civil disturbances reported in Cadjehoun and Haie Vive, with numerous roads blocked or impassible. Avoid the area and minimize movement in nearby areas of Cotonou. Similar disturbances could occur without warning through the weekend.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Review your personal security plans