Current travel advisories for Cameroon

Last Update: Friday, 03. July 2020 at 07:24

Please reconsider your need to travel to Cameroon.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 3.1 / 5

Cameroon is a country in Africa (Middle Africa) with around 19 million citizens and a land mass of 475,440 km². We detected travel advisories from 7 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.6 / 5

Cameroon shares land borders with 6 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.6 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Central African Republic (5.0), Nigeria (3.7), Chad (3.7), Gabon (3.5), Equatorial Guinea with (3.0) and Republic of the Congo with (2.8 of 5). See danger map of the region.

Current informationen on Covid-19

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control currently reports 13,711 cases of COVID-19 (infection with SARS-CoV-2 or Coronavirus).

There are 328 reported deaths associated with the disease in Cameroon.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

Quelle: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/cameroon-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 Exercise increased caution in Cameroon due to crime. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Do Not Travel to: North, Far North, Northwest and Southwest Regions, and Parts of East and Adamawa Regions due to crime and kidnapping. Far North Region due to terrorism. Northwest and Southwest Regions due to armed conflict. Violent crime, such as armed robbery and carjacking, is common throughout Cameroon. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious criminal incidents. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in North, Far North, Northwest, Southwest, and Parts of Adamawa and East Regions of Cameroon due to current official travel restrictions. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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German government

Quelle: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/kamerunsicherheit/208874

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Kamerun: Reise- und Sicherheitshinweise: Teilreisewarnung. The German government advises againt travelling this country.

Danger level: 3

Regional Travel Warning.

Austrian government

Quelle: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/kamerun/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Austrian Government advises again travelling Kamerun.

Danger level: 3

Regional Travel Warning.

Canadian government

Quelle: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/cameroon

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories).

Danger level: 3

Avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories).

Irish government

Quelle: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/cameroon/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel

Danger level: 4

Avoid non-essential travel.

Australian government

Quelle: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/cameroon

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Restrictions on movements and gatherings are gradually being eased, but it's still mandatory to wear a face mask in public. Cameroon has closed all of its borders. All passenger flights have been suspended. If you overstay your visa because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, you won’t be penalised when you leave. If you’re remaining in Cameroon, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cameroon.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information. Additional Disclaimer: Since the evaluation is an automated process, it can only provide first steps for your own research. Please make sure to consult the sources.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 19 million
Covering landmass
475,440 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Franc (XAF)
ISO 2-Letter Code
CM
Phone prefix
+237
Top Level Domain
.cm
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Cameroon (extern)

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Frequently asked questions

This section gives some brief answers to common questions regarding travel safety in Cameroon.

Is Cameroon safe to travel in 2020?

We see a slighty raised risk with traveling to Cameroon. The risk index is at 3.1 (out of 5). We recommend you check the single sources.

How many countries have issued advisories for Cameroon?

We currently know of 7 countries having issued advisories for Cameroon.

What countries does Cameroon share land borders with?

Cameroon shares land borders with 6 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.6 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Central African Republic (5.0), Nigeria (3.7), Chad (3.7), Gabon (3.5), Equatorial Guinea with (3.0) and Republic of the Congo with (2.8 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Note of the displayed travel advisories
These travel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown is a first indicator. Additional remark: the websites address does not endorse the situation of a 'Reisewarnung' (with its name). Often, it's just formal notifications by other countries. These can be the reason a country reaches scores of aorund 2.0 and still be a generally safe country to visit. Lower risk grades are usually no sign of a immanent threat!