Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Potential Election-related Demonstrations

Major announcement concerning elections just released. Protests/demonstrations are possible. The U.S. Embassy recommends that people avoid large crowds/gatherings as they can turn violent quickly. Please remain aware of your surroundings and exercise all necessary caution.

For emergency consular services for U.S. citizens inside The Gambia, please contact the U.S. Embassy in Banjul at +220-796-2710. From outside The Gambia, please contact the Office of American Citizens Services at 1-888-407-4747.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council