With Alert Level 2 raised, Filipinos in Mali told to prepare for evacuation amid tension

/ 12:17 PM September 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has instructed Filipinos in Mali to restrict non-essential movements and prepare for evacuation in light of the current political and security situation in the West African country.

In a statement on Tuesday, the DFA said it already raised Alert Level 2 in Mali last September 18.


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Alert Level 2 is issued when there are threats to the life, security, and property of Filipinos arising from internal disturbances, instability, and/or external threat, according to the DFA.


“During Alert Level 2, Filipinos are instructed to restrict non-essential movements, avoid public places, and prepare for evacuation,” it said.

The DFA further advised the Filipino community in Mali to coordinate with the Philippine Embassy in Rabat, Morocco for further advisories.

Filipinos can contact the embassy through +212-694202178 or via email at [email protected], the DFA added.

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