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Risk Summary

Road traffic accidents and opportunistic crime are the main risks for business travellers. Petty criminals mostly target valuables left unattended and violence against foreigners is rare; it is safe to walk during daylight hours in urban areas. Residential break-ins are frequent but rarely involve violence.

While improving, road infrastructure remains poor outside of roads connecting main cities. A four-wheel drive is recommended for all road moves, even within major cities. The limited availability of medical assistance increases risks related to road travel and careful logistical planning is required. Risks increase during the rainy season (May – October), when heavy rain makes roads impassable and diminishes the attention of guards.

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 alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

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Vaccinations For Sierra Leone
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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PolioA booster is recommended. Although polio has not
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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 feverSierra Leone is a country with a risk of yellow
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