Typhoon Haiyan has caused major damage to infrastructure on the outlying atoll of Kayangel to the north of Palau. The main business area of Koror is open, but you should check with your travel company for the latest information on damage to tourist infrastructure and possible disruptions. If you’re in one of the affected regions, you should follow the advice of local emergency authorities and let family and friends know you’re safe.
There is no British diplomatic representation in Palau. If you need consular assistance, you should contact the British Embassy in Manila. If you intend to stay in Palau for an extended period, you should register with the British Embassy in Manila.
Most visits to Palau are trouble-free.
There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
Palau is vulnerable to natural disasters and floods. See Natural Disasters
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.