Senegal Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
May 18, 2018

Senegal - Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions

O E N H U T C

Exercise normal precautions in Senegal. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Exercise increased caution in:

  • The Casamance region due to crime and landmines.

Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Senegal:

Casamance Region

Armed individuals have set up roadblocks and attacked travelers on roads south of The Gambia in the Casamance region of Senegal.

Land mines from prior conflicts remain in the Casamance Region.

The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in this area. U.S. government employees are prohibited from travelling on National Route 4 south of Ziguinchor, on Route 20 between Ziguinchor and Cap Skirring, and on unpaved roads without armed escorts. U.S. government employees are also prohibited from travelling after dark.

Travel Advisory Levels

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Dakar
Route des Almadies
Dakar, Senegal
Telephone
+(221) 33-879-4000
Emergency
+(221) 33-879-4444
Fax
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Senegal Map