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. A further incident took place in Tete province near the Malawi border in June 2015. In Sofala province tensions still exist. Monitor local media if you are travelling to these areas.
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.