Global & Disaster Medicine

Haiti uneasy over gas prices & US State says be careful out there.

 

US State

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Event: Embassy personnel are still under a Shelter in Place order. Roadblocks are continuing to pop up throughout the city and being manned by people throwing rocks. Some roadblocks have armed demonstrators that will shoot at vehicles trying to run through the roadblock

Actions to Take:

• Shelter in place. Do not attempt to travel at this time.

• Avoid protests and any large gathering of people.

• Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks.

• If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.
Assistance:
• U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince
011-509-2229-8000
acspap@state.gov
• State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Haiti Country Information
• Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  (STEP) to receive security updates
• Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

U.S. Citizens in Haiti: Need Assistance? Call 202-501-4444

Calling from the U.S. about U.S. citizens in Haiti? Please call 1-888-407-4747

 


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