Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador (January 8, 2020)

Location: El Salvador

Event: Worldwide Message for American Citizens Regarding Heightened Middle East Tensions

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad worldwide.

The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed.

Actions to Take:

  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in public areas.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.


El Salvador Emergency Line: Dial 911

U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador
Telephone: 503-2501-2999 (24 hour phone line)

El Salvador Country Specific Information

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