The US State Department’s public travel advisories outline the potential dangers Americans face traveling abroad.
The agency uses four levels of travel guidance to inform potential visitors whether the country poses danger, or in some cases, is completely off-limits.
These 29 countries are designated “reconsider travel” or “do not travel.”
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The US State Department’s public travel advisories let Americans know what countries are safe to travel to and which ones they should be wary of visiting.
The agency uses four levels of travel guidance to let Americans know what to expect in each country:
Level 1 – Exercise normal precautions
Level 2 – Exercise increased caution
Level 3 – Reconsider travel
Level 4 – Do not travel
Twenty-nine countries around the world are designated “reconsider travel” or “do not travel,” mostly because of ongoing armed conflicts. These are the nations we’ve outlined here.
Here are most dangerous countries in the world, ranked from least to most risky based on the State Department’s designation levels.
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Burundi – Level 3: Reconsider Travel
The State Department warns of armed conflict and violent crime, including grenade attacks and armed robbery, which are common in Burundi amid fiery political tensions.
US authorities have limited abilities to deliver emergency assistance to travelers, even in the case of police raids and violent clashes at the border.
Honduras – Level 3: Reconsider Travel
The State Department warns of violent crime, such as homicide and armed robbery, that runs rampant amid high-level criminal activity, including gang activity, rape, narcotics, and human trafficking.
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