On 13 April 2021, the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena issued a  Security Alert, which reads in part as follows:

“Location: Northern Chad near the borders of Niger and Libya.

“Event: Media reports indicate movement of armed non-governmental groups into Chad from Libya and possible confrontations with the Chadian Army. The reports describe the area in northern Chad near the borders of Niger and Libya, particularly Wour and Zouarke.

“Actions to Take:

  • The U.S. Government discourages travel to these and surrounding areas in northern Chad.
  • Monitor local media for updates. Check regularly for updates from the Embassy and the U.S. Department of State (links below).”