Ethiopia - Level 3
Photo: An aerial view of Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. (photo courtesy of derejeb / iStock / Getty Images Plus)
Ethiopia is listed at Level 3 heading into April. Currently, the State Department recommends that Americans reconsider travel to the country due to a plethora of concerns, including conflict, civil unrest, crime, communications disruptions, and the potential for terrorism and kidnapping in border areas. Those who do visit Ethiopia should be sure to avoid a handful of potentially dangerous areas, including the Tigray Region and border with Eritrea; the Amhara-Tigray and Afar-Tigray border areas; the Gambella and Benishangul Gumuz Regions; the Oromia Region; the Southern Nations and National People (SNNP) Region; the border area with Somalia; border areas with Sudan, and South Sudan and border areas with Kenya.