On 28 March 2023, the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows: “The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad advises U.S. citizens to remain extremely vigilant, exercise extreme caution and limit non-essential movement in the southern regions of Chad. Additionally, reports of kidnappings of westerners continue throughout all regions in Chad. The Embassy will continue to evaluate the security situation and provide updates as appropriate.”