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Foreign travel advice

Senegal

Summary

Avoid any demonstrations or large gatherings of people.

On 17 October, the World Health Organisation declared Senegal free of Ebola virus disease.

You should avoid road travel in the Casamance region to the west of Kolda, other than in daylight hours on the main road from Ziguinchor to Cap Skirring and the main road north of the Guinea-Bissau/Senegal border from Sao Domingos to Ziguinchor. See Local travel

Most visits to Senegal are trouble-free.

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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