Current travel advisories for Mali

Last Update: Saturday, 24. August 2019 at 07:22

Please reconsider your need to travel to Mali.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 4.5 / 5

Mali is a country in Africa (Western Africa) with around 13 million citizens and a land mass of 1,240,000 km². We detected travel advisories from 10 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 3.1 / 5

Mali shares land borders with 7 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 3.1 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Mauritania (3.9), Niger (3.8), Burkina Faso (3.6), Algeria (2.8), Guinea (2.7), Ivory Coast with (2.4) and Senegal with (2.2 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

German government

https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de/ReiseUndSicherheit/malisicherheit/208258

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

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

Danger level: 3

Regional Travel Warning.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/west/Pages/mali.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
​​Due to high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping, do not travel to within 100km of the borders with Burkina Faso. Reconsider your need to travel to parts of southern Mali and do not travel to any other areas, including Bamako.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/west/Pages/mali.aspx

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
This regional advisory from the Australian government covers: Koulikoro, except the capital, Bamako.

Reisewarnstufe: 4

Reconsider your need to travel.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/west/Pages/mali.aspx

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
This regional advisory from the Australian government covers: Kayes, Sikasso and the region of Segou south of the Niger River.

Reisewarnstufe: 4

Reconsider your need to travel.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/west/Pages/mali.aspx

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
This regional advisory from the Australian government covers: Bamako, and areas north of the latitude of Diema.

Reisewarnstufe: 5

Do not travel.

Australian government

http://smartraveller.gov.au/Countries/africa/west/Pages/mali.aspx

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
This regional advisory from the Australian government covers: within 100km of the borders with Burkina Faso.

Reisewarnstufe: 5

Do not travel.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Mali that violent attacks took place in a village in central Mali inhabited by the Dogon ethnic group. The attack happened in Sobame Da, near Sanga town in the Mopti region.

Danger level: 4

Avoid all travel to certain areas.

Danish government

http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/mali/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Der er undtagelsestilstand i Mali. Det betyder fx at du kan se politi/militær i gaderne. Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til hovedstaden Bamako. Risiciene er så alvorlige, at du bør have helt særlige grunde til at besøge byen. På grund af en meget høj sikkerhedsrisiko fraråder vi alle rejser til Mali. Hvis du alligevel vælger at rejse, bør du søge rådgivning fra et professionelt sikkerhedsfirma.

Danger level: 4

Avoid all unnecessary travel..

Danish government

http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/mali/

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
Meget høj sikkerhedsrisiko. Hvis du vælger at rejse, bør du søge professionel rådgivning.

Reisewarnstufe: 5

Do not travel..

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to Mali due to crime, terrorism, and kidnapping Violent crime, such as kidnapping and armed robbery, is common in the regions of northern and central Mali. Violent crime is a particular concern during local holidays and seasonal events in Bamako, its suburbs, and Mali’s southern regions. Roadblocks and random police checkpoints are commonplace throughout the country, especially at night. Terrorist and armed groups continue plotting kidnappings and attacks in Mali. They may attack with little or no warning, targeting night clubs, hotels, restaurants, places of worship, Western diplomatic missions, and other locations frequented by foreigners. The U.S. government is unable to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in the northern and central regions of Mali as U.S. government employees travel to these regions is restricted due to security concerns. Due to risks to civil aviation operating within or in the vicinity of Mali, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) and/or a Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR). For more information U.S. citizens should consult the Federal Aviation Administration’s Prohibitions, Restrictions and Notices. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 5

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Austrian government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Austrian Government advises again travelling Mali.

Danger level: 5

Travel Warning.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/mali

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid all travel.

Danger level: 5

Avoid all travel.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/mali

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to Mali due to the unpredictable security situation, the threat of terrorism and risk of kidnapping and armed banditry.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel / Extreme Risk.

Cypriot government

http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Avoid travel completely

Danger level: 5

Avoid travel completely.

Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel

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.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 13 million
Covering landmass
1,240,000 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Franc (XOF)
ISO 2-Letter Code
ML
Phone prefix
+223
Top Level Domain
.ml
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Mali (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel 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 if a first indicator.