Chad

We’ve reviewed our advice for Chad and continue to advise do not travel to Chad, and continue to advise reconsider your need to travel to the capital N’Djamena. The border with Sudan remains closed until further notice. Chad is extremely dangerous due to the risk of terrorism, kidnapping, civil unrest and violent crime. If, despite our advice, you travel to Chad, seek professional security advice. Avoid crowds, including any demonstrations or protests. Follow the advice of local authorities. Our ability to provide consular services in Chad is extremely limited. For consular assistance, contact the Australian Embassy in Paris (see ‘Local contacts’).

We continue to advise:

Do not travel to Chad overall due to the dangerous security situation and the threat of terrorism, kidnapping and violent crime.

Other levels apply in some areas.

Benin

We’ve reviewed our advice for Benin and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution overall due to the threat of violent crime. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Benin overall due to the threat of violent crime. Higher levels apply in some...

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Belize

A State of Public Emergency has been declared in Southside Belize City, Hattieville area and parts of the Cayo District (Roaring Creek Village, Another World area and Young Bank area, Camalote Village) due to gang violence. Vehicles and individuals may be subject to...

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Malta

We've reviewed our travel advice for Malta and continue to advise exercise normal safety precautions. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Malta.

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