Avoid Mali and Niger Frontier due to armed robberies.
Good compared to other South American Countries, but take sensible precautions.
Increase in banditry on major roads.
Increase in crime, take precautions when visiting secluded areas at night
Increase in muggings and violent crime. Sensible precautions.
Fairly safe be aware of pickpockets
High in major cities, put valuables in hotel safes, offer no resistance to muggers.
Bandits have been active at nights on the highway between Bobo-Dioulasso & Ouagadougaou
Muggings and pickpocketing on increase. Do not leave luggage unattended on trains
Increasing in Yerevan
Banditry is wide spread
Due to worsening economic situation increase in crime, especially in Yeounde, Douala and Bamenda
Highway robbery on increase in all three northern provinces
Central African Republic
Armed robbery a problem in Bangui and the north of the country particularly near Chad and Sudan Borders
Increased lawlessness and armed robbery. Thefts of and from vehicles are common
Generally safe, muggings and sexual harassment in cities increasing.
Beware of con-men posing as police asking to see wallets & bags, generally be very aware and take great precautions.
Theft is a great threat.
Standard precautions take care at night behind Copenhagen Central Station and Nyhavn
Way of live especially in Guayaquil.
Robberies occur on public and in private transport do not resist.
Standard precautions be careful in underground shopping centre at Helsinki Station
Be wary in Paris, Nice, Marseilles and Lyon keep to well lit streets at night
Standard precautions be careful in certain streets in cities after dark, don't leave valuables in car or hotel rooms.
Fairly low but take standard precautions
Beware of street crime
Violent crime is prevalent, common place on public transport.
Violent crime especially in George town is a problem.
Carry documents at all time.
Crime on the increase don't carry hand bags hung from shoulder, leave items unattended be very careful of pickpockets in tourist areas
Share of street crime, and after dark armed robbery.
Street crime occurs and care should be taken outside of hotel.
Extremely low crime rate.
Theft on roads and trains increased, travel in groups, increase in street attacks.
Muggings can take place anywhere, armed car jacking occurs around Nairobi, do not walk around Nairobi or coastal towns at night.
Armed car thefts and muggings occur.
Muggings do occur care should be taken.
Exercise care and avoid travel at night.
Armed robbery reported north of Mopti
Standard precautions although relatively crime free
Street crime rising don't travel of the main street of any town.
Banditry problem of main roads.
Be careful of pick pockets in large cities and of car theft
Street crime is on the increase in Managua.
Robbery of tourists is common.
Increasing in main cities but little chance of muggings or pick pockets
Armed robbery and kidnapping occur in Sindhi and Baluchistan, and near Afghan border.
Violent assaults have increased particularly around the Bridge of Americas, at the Pacific end of the canal. Pick pocketing is a problem on buses and at bus depots.
Papua New Guinea
Law and order at low level, armed robbery, sexual assaults.
Beware of street crime
Serious problem in north Luzon, the Visayas.
Serious risk of robbery on trains and at stations
Keep valuables in hotel safe don't leave items in cars, pick pockets on increase in cities especially on Lisbon subway.
Mugging, thefts, pickpocketing in all cities, be vigilant and dress down, keep watches and cameras out of sight.
Beware of muggers in cities.
Dramatic increase, muggings, snatches use money belt and place valuable items in safes if possible.
Standard precautions, beware in parks or subway stations at night
Growing number of robberies sometimes involving armed police. In game parks stay near camp-sites or lodges. Theft is common on public transport.
Be vigilant at all times do not sleep in cars.
Armed robbery including highway ambushes of vehicles problem through out Uganda.
Standard precautions, beware of pick pockets in crowds
Violent crime increasing in major cities. Take precautions at all times.
Armed theft of vehicles increasing.
Muggings and assaults during vehicle break-ins increased in tourist areas. Be vigilant.
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