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Niger Travel Warning

Issued by US Department of State

Oct 01, 2001

The American Embassy in Niamey has received reports of anti-American threats and sentiments in Maradi and Niamey linked to possible U.S. action in response to the attacks of September 11. As a result, the Embassy is reviewing all travel by its personnel outside the capital, on a case-by-case basis. We encourage all Americans in Niger to exercise similar caution, maintain heightened security awareness, and be vigilant to any unusual activity in their daily surroundings.

American citizens who plan to travel to Niger are reminded to register with the U.S. Embassy in Niamey and to obtain updated information on travel in Niger. The U.S. Embassy is located at Avenue des Ambassades; the mailing address is B.P. 11201 Niamey, Niger; telephone: (227) 72-26-61/2/3/4; fax: (227) 73-31-67; e-mail:

In light of recent events in the United States, Americans traveling and residing abroad should also monitor closely the Department's Internet web site at, particularly the Department's Worldwide Caution, when considering travel abroad. For further general information regarding travel to Niger, please consult the Department of State's latest Consular Information Sheet for Niger, also available via the Department's Internet web site.

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