The U.S. Embassy in Honduras informs U.S. citizens the Government of Honduras issued a red alert for the Francisco Morazan, Valle, and Choluteca Departments due to heavy rains. Flooding and landslides are imminent on all major roads. Furthermore, the Goascoran River on the border between Honduras and El Salvador has overflowed. Unnecessary movements should be restricted. Monitor local news and stay alert for future notifications.
We strongly encourage U.S. citizens in Honduras to directly contact concerned family members in the United States to advise them of your safety.
For further information about security in Honduras:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Honduras Country Specific Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Follow us on Twitter at ACS Twitter and Facebook at ACS Facebook, and download our free Smart Traveler iPhone App at Smart Traveler iPhone to have travel information at your fingertips.
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Hours of Operation: Monday – Thursday (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) and Friday (8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
Telephone: (504) 2238-5114
After-hours telephone: (504) 2236-8497
Consular Section fax: (504) 2238-4357