Travel Advisory – U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Location: Ghana

Event: Roads Blocked in Volta Region

Police and media reports indicate police stations have been attacked and roads have been blocked in the Volta Region, specifically in the North Tongu District.  Ghanaian security services have been sent to the affected areas to address these issues.  Please avoid travel to or through Volta until the situation improves.


  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid travel to the Volta Region until the security situation is resolved.
  • Comply with all police and security service instructions.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security, travel, and health updates.


U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana 
+(233) 30-27-41-000 24/7 for a recorded message 
No. 24, Fourth Circular Rd., Cantonments, Accra 
P.O. Box GP 2288 
Accra, Ghana