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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Cameroon
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Cameroon
    EXTREME TRAVEL RISK for Areas of Extreme North region bordering Nigeria
    HIGH TRAVEL RISK for Extreme north; Bakassi peninsula; Border with Central African Republic; Northwest and Southwest regions

Risk Summary

Security risks are highest in the main business hub of Douala (Littoral region) because of the high incidence of petty and violent crime, including armed robbery and carjackings. Civil unrest is also an issue in Douala, where an increase in price of goods or other such sensitive developments can trigger violent and disruptive protests.

Infiltrations and cross-border attacks by Nigerian Islamist militants pose a security threat, including of kidnap, to travellers in the Extreme North region. Continued instability in the Central African Republic (CAR) has resulted in a deteriorated security environment in Cameroon's border regions with CAR, including sporadic raids by CAR rebels and arms trafficking.

The security environment in the Bakassi peninsula, which was at the centre of a longstanding but now-resolved border dispute with Nigeria, and where the indigenous population complains of ill-treatment by the authorities, is affected by militancy and criminality (including piracy).

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 Cameroon
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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Meningitis - meningococcalVaccination with the quadrivalent vaccine
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Polio All travellers are recommended to be fully
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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 feverCameroon is a country with a risk of yellow fever
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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