Summary

Montserrat is a British Overseas Territory. There is no formal British diplomatic or consular representation. The local authorities deal with all requests for consular assistance.

Around one third of the island is virtually unaffected by volcanic activity. The other two-thirds are vulnerable. The Soufriere Hills Volcano has been intermittently active since 1995. However, there has been no major volcanic activity since February 2010. See Natural disasters.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

The hurricane season in Montserrat normally runs from June to November. See Natural disasters.

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