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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Tanzania
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Tanzania

Risk Summary

Crime, incidents of social unrest and religious tensions in the cities of Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar have risen in the past few years; mugging and petty crime remain among the most commonly reported crimes, though there has also been a steady increase in armed robberies and sexual assaults. Crime has similarly increased in the northern city of Arusha and rural districts bordering Kenya, but rarely affects expatriates. Demonstrations and public gatherings most likely to deteriorate into disturbances include those by students, religious groups and low-income communities with localised grievances. Particularly pertinent are simmering tensions over issues related to ownership of and access to natural resources and land. There is a latent risk of Islamist terrorism against perceived Western targets, particularly in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar; however, religious tensions usually manifest themselves in acts of targeted violence between rival communities.

This information is intended as a summary of the travel security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our travel security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE


Vaccinations For Tanzania
CholeraOral vaccination is recommended for travellers
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Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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RabiesConsider for certain travellers, especially: For
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Typhoid feverRecommended for adventurous and long-term
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Yellow feverTanzania has a low risk of yellow fever
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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