Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions
There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.
The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.
Actions to Take:
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Gabon, located at Sablière B.P. 4000, Libreville, via the Consular Section at LibrevilleACS@state.gov from Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +241-11-45-71-00.
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