Location: Parc W in northeastern Benin.
Event: Due to recent security concerns in regions within close proximity to Benin’s northeastern border, U.S. Embassy personnel are prohibited from personal travel to Parc W in northeastern Benin.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid travel to Parc W
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Keep a low profile
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners
- Review your personal security plans
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible
- Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Benin visa
- Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance