Central and northern parts of Mozambique, particularly Zambezia and Nampula provinces, have been affected by flooding. Cholera outbreaks have been reported in Nampula, Tete and Niassa provinces. Check the latest situation with local media and exercise caution. See Natural disasters
Armed clashes between government of Mozambique security forces and the armed Renamo opposition party took place, mostly in Sofala province, between 2013 and July 2014. Following the signature of a peace accord on 5 September 2014, no further clashes have occurred. If you travel to Sofala province, you should take extra care particularly in remote areas around the Gorongosa hills, as well as in Muxungue, Chibabava, Meringue, Macoss and Canxixi where banditry is reported and tensions still exist
There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
Piracy is a significant threat in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean, especially for shipping which does not take appropriate precautions or follow agreed shipping industry best practice guidelines. See River and Sea travel
All Mozambican airlines are banned from flying into the EU. See Air travel
Most visits to Mozambique are trouble-free, but violent crime does occur, and there has been a recent significant increase in cases of criminal kidnappings. You should take extra care. See Safety and security
Coastal areas have a risk of tropical cyclones during the rainy season (November to April). Monitor local and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation. See Natural disasters
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.