The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to Grand Gedeh and River Gee counties where there have been reports of armed groups living in areas bordering Côte d’Ivoire. See Local travel.

Avoid travelling at night outside Monrovia, except to or from Roberts International Airport. Make sure you have pre-arranged transport from the airport. See Crime and Road Travel.

An outbreak of Ebola virus has been confirmed in south-eastern Guinea, and there have been confirmed cases in areas of Liberia near to the border with Guinea. If you travel to this region you should follow the health advice issued by the National Travel Health Network and Centre, maintain strict standards of hygiene and avoid eating bushmeat.

For further details about this outbreak of Ebola, see the NaTHNaC Outbreak Surveillance database and follow the WHO on twitter.

The small British Embassy and Honorary Consul in Monrovia can only offer limited consular assistance.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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