Safety : unsafe
The country is socially disordered, there are problems with gangs, militias and violent protests. The police can be corrupt. It is strongly advised not to travel there alone.
Hygiene : bad
The healthcare is inefficient. The sanitary situation is worrying, you can easily get sick or be infected with a parasite.
Several incidents, which can in some rare cases lead to death by absorption of hallucinogens with a neurotoxic effect (taken from the Iboaga shrub), have occurred during "initiation" stages in local rites, which must therefore be avoided.
Urban delinquency has increased in recent years, especially in Libreville and Port-Gentil.
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