June 9, 2016
There is no nationwide advisory in effect for Ethiopia. However, you should exercise a high degree of cautiondue to the volatile security situation.
Borders with Eritrea (including the Danakil Desert), Sudan and South Sudan, as well as the Somali and Gambella regions – Avoid all travel
Global Affairs Canada advises against all travel to the area within 10 km of the borders with Eritrea and South Sudan, as well as to the Somali and Gambella regions and the Danakil Desert. Avoid all travel within 20 km of the border with Sudan. Consult the Security tab for more information.
Border with Kenya – Avoid non-essential travel
Global Affairs Canada advises against non-essential travel to areas within 10 km of the border with Kenya due to inter-tribal clashes and banditry. Consult the Security tab for more information.
Ambo Woreda – Avoid non-essential travel
Global Affairs Canada advises against non-essential travel to Ambo Woreda in Oromia Region.