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Are there personal security concerns to be aware of at this post? Please describe.

Yes, follow RSO guidance. Carry a radio with you at all times, cell phone service is unreliable. - Oct 29, 2017
Lots! No traveling outside the city without permission and a caravan. Some petty theft, lots of terrorism concerns. - Oct 18, 2017
Security conditions change as regional threats arise. Vigilance and a secure home and vehicle are what is necessary to be aware of your surroundings. Petty theft crimes are common at night, but like most cities, such areas should be avoided at night. If you don't want to get jacked, don't go somewhere you shouldn't be! - Aug 2, 2015
Terrorists and on-edge government security forces are both concerns. Niger borders Mali, Libya, and Nigeria, and there are terrorist elements in both -- some of which have conducted attacks within Niger. - Jul 7, 2013