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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Madagascar
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Madagascar
    HIGH TRAVEL RISK for Anosy (except its capital Fort Dauphin (Tôlanaro)) and Atsimo-Atsinanana regions (south-east)

Risk Summary

Petty crime is the principal risk to business visitors, particularly in Antananarivo, but violent crime, including armed robberies, also poses a credible risk. Highway banditry can occur in isolated rural areas, including along main roads and primarily at night, though the main risk associated with overland travel is accidents resulting from poor driving standards and damaged roads. The country is exposed to cyclones which can weaken already-poor infrastructure and cause disruption to telecommunications, power supply and transport.

The ousting in March 2009 of then-president Marc Ravalomanana, following protests led by opposition leader Andry Rajoelina, ushered in an era of instability. Although the election of Hery Rajaonarimampianina as president in late 2013 was deemed free and fair, his subsequent fallout with Rajoelina, the return of Ravalomanana from exile in 2014 and an impeachment attempt against the president in 2015, suggest that the political outlook remains uncertain and renewed political unrest is possible.

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 Madagascar
Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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PolioTo protect themselves from polio, all travellers
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RabiesConsider for certain travellers, especially: For
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Typhoid feverRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Yellow feverA yellow fever vaccination certificate is
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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