• Armed conflicts which occurred in the northern region have been escalating and spreading to other parts of the country. The security situation in the country has turned volatile. A state of emergency was declared by the authority on 2 November 2021.
    • Residents should avoid all travel to the country. Those already there should attend to personal safety. Residents in Ethiopia who need assistance may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868, call the 1868 hotline using network data or use the 1868 Chatbot via the Immigration Department Mobile Application, send message to the 1868 WhatsApp assistance hotline, send message to the 1868 WeChat assistance hotline or submit the Online Assistance Request Form, or contact the Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia at consular protection hotline: (00251) 911686415.
    • Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit – Online Assistance Request Form

    • (updated on 09 November 2021)

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