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Last verified: Monday, 28. September 2020 at 07:18 AM

Liberia Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Liberia

Local Situation: 3.8 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Liberia. We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.8 / 5

Liberia shares a land border with 3 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Liberia), the Advisory Index is 3.8 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Guinea (3.8), Sierra Leone with 3.8 and Ivory Coast with 3.6 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Liberia

There are currently 1,339 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Liberia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 82 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Liberia.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Liberia

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Liberia.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Liberia from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.8 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Reconsider travel to Liberia due to COVID-19.   Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Liberia ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/liberia-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/liberia

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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It's extremely unlikely international commercial flights will operate for some time into or out of Liberia. Don't rely on published schedules. Contact your travel provider for details. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Liberia. If you can't or don't want to leave, ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/liberia

Individual rating changes for Liberia

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Liberia. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Liberia changed from 3.2 to 3.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Liberia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Liberia changed from 3.0 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Liberia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Liberia changed from 2.6 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Liberia to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Liberia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Liberia changed from 2.3 to 2.6. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Liberia with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Liberia changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Liberia with a rating of 1.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Liberia with a rating of 3.0.

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The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Liberia with a rating of 2.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Liberia with a rating of 3.0.

About Liberia

Liberia with its capital Monrovia is a country in Africa (Western Africa), slightly larger than Tennessee (111,370 km²). The country is located Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone. The climate can be described as tropical; hot, humid; dry winters with hot days and cool to cold nights; wet, cloudy summers with frequent heavy showers. The landscape is mostly flat to rolling coastal plains rising to rolling plateau and low mountains in northeast. With a population of about 3.33 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Monrovia
Population about 3.33 million
Size 111.370 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than Tennessee
Common languages English
Currency Dollar (short: LRD)
Common voltage (electricity) 120V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +231
Internet Top Level Domain .lr
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 LR
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 LBR
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 430

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Liberia is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • loss of biodiversity
  • pollution of coastal waters from oil residue and raw sewage
  • soil erosion
  • tropical rain forest deforestation

Natural hazzards

  • dust-laden harmattan winds blow from the Sahara (December to March)

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Liberia. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. diamonds
  2. gold
  3. iron ore
  4. mining
  5. palm oil processing
  6. rubber processing

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. cassava
  3. cocoa
  4. coffee
  5. goats
  6. manioc
  7. palm oil
  8. rice
  9. rubber
  10. sheep

Liberian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Liberia.

Export products

  1. cocoa
  2. coffee
  3. diamonds
  4. iron
  5. rubber
  6. timber

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. foodstuffs
  3. fuels
  4. machinery
  5. manufactured goods
  6. transportation equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Liberia?

Liberia is currently rated at 3,8 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 5 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Liberia.

Is it safe to travel Liberia in 2020?

The score is rather high (3,8) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Liberia. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Liberia?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 5 individual sources for Liberia.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Liberia?

There are currently 1,339 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Liberia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 82 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Liberia.

What is the size of Liberia?

Liberia has a size of 111,370 km² or 43,000 mi² which is slightly larger than Tennessee.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.