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Last verified: Tuesday, 7. July 2020 at 07:21 AM

Micronesia Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Micronesia

Local Situation: 4.0 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Micronesia. We detected travel advisories from one source for this country.

Regional Situation: 4.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Micronesia

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Micronesia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Micronesia.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Micronesia

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

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 Micronesia from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 4.0 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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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. Reconsider Travel to the Federated States of Micronesia due to the Global Health Advisory and Embassy Kolonia’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens. On March 11, 2020, the Department of State allowed for the voluntary departure ...

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

Individual rating changes for Micronesia

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

Changes from March 19th 2020

The total rating for Micronesia changed from 1.0 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Micronesia 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 Micronesia with a rating of 1.0.

About Micronesia

Micronesia with its capital Palikir is a country in Oceania (Micronesia), four times the size of Washington, DC (land area only) (702 km²). The country is located Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia. The climate can be described as tropical; heavy year-round rainfall, especially in the eastern islands; located on southern edge of the typhoon belt with occasionally severe damage. The landscape is islands vary geologically from high mountainous islands to low, coral atolls; volcanic outcroppings on Pohnpei, Kosrae, and Chuuk. With a population of about 0.11 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Palikir
Population less than one million
Size 702 km²
Size comparable to four times the size of Washington, DC (land area only)
Common languages Chamorro, English, Korean, Wolof
Currency Dollar (short: USD)
Common voltage (electricity) 120V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +691
Internet Top Level Domain .fm
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 FM
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 FSM
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 583

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Micronesia 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

  • climate change
  • overfishing
  • pollution

Natural hazzards

  • typhoons (June to December)

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

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

Industries

  1. construction
  2. craft items
  3. shell
  4. specialized aquaculture
  5. tourism
  6. wood

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. betel nuts
  3. black pepper
  4. cassava
  5. chickens
  6. coconuts
  7. fish
  8. kava
  9. Kosraen citrus
  10. manioc

Micronesian Imports and Exports

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

Export products

  1. betel nuts
  2. black pepper
  3. fish
  4. sakau (kava)

Import products

  1. appliances
  2. automobiles
  3. beverages
  4. clothing
  5. computers
  6. equipment
  7. food
  8. furniture
  9. household electronics
  10. machinery

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Micronesia?

Micronesia is currently rated at 4,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 1 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Micronesia.

Is it safe to travel Micronesia in 2020?

The score is rather high (4,0) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Micronesia. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Micronesia?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 1 individual sources for Micronesia.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Micronesia?

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Micronesia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Micronesia.

What is the size of Micronesia?

Micronesia has a size of 702 km² or 271 mi² which is four times the size of Washington, DC (land area only).

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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