Current travel advisories for Uganda

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

We advice caution when travelling to Uganda.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 2.6 / 5

Uganda is a country in Africa (Eastern Africa) with around 32 million citizens and a land mass of 236,040 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.9 / 5

Uganda shares land borders with 5 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.9 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Democratic Republic of the Congo (3.8), Sudan (3.8), Kenya (2.6), Tanzania with (2.4) and Rwanda with (2.0 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Uganda due to crime.                       Violent crime, such as armed robbery, home invasion, and sexual assault, is common, especially in larger cities including Kampala and Entebbe. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious crime. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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New Zealand government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Do not travel to the Karamoja region in north-eastern Uganda due to the threat of banditry, violent crime and armed clashes. Do not travel within 30 kilometres of the border with South Sudan due to the threat of banditry and other violent crime.

Danger level: 5

Do not travel / Extreme Risk.

Canadian government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

Danger level: 3

Exercise a high degree of caution.

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 Uganda with the following:

Danger level: 3

Exercise high degree of caution.

Irish government

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

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

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 32 million
Covering landmass
236,040 km²
Electricity
240V - 50Hz
Currency
Shilling (UGX)
ISO 2-Letter Code
UG
Phone prefix
+256
Top Level Domain
.ug
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Uganda (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.