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Lebanon Travel warnings

Lebanon - Travel Alert

The unpredictability of the security situation in Lebanon was in focus over the weekend following a car bombing and then a violent demonstration. People intending to travel to Lebanon are being urged to assess their pers

Lebanon Unrest - Travel Alert

Four Gulf States have told their citizens they should not go to Lebanon under any circumstances, and warned those already there to get out as a tense political situation spills over into violence. Kuwait, UAE, Qatar an

Lebanon - Obeying the Local Laws and Getting Around Safely

The Republic of Lebanon is a country celebrated for its long and rich history.  A chance to view the Roman ruins scattered about the country, as well as the ancient mosques, synagogues, and ornate churches make a trip

Lebanon – Obeying the Local Laws and Getting Around Safely

The Republic of Lebanon is a country celebrated for its long and rich history.  A chance to view the Roman ruins scattered about the country, as well as the ancient mosques, synagogues, and ornate churches make a trip

Lebanon Tweets

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At least six deaths attributed to winter storm in #Israel and Lebanon - http://t.co/AtcSv3fL

over 1 year ago

Department of State continues to urge U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Lebanon due to current safety and security concerns.

almost 4 years ago

Palestinian official killed in roadside bomb in Lebanon http://tinyurl.com/cxwngj

over 5 years ago

Kidnapping in Lebanon on March 11: http://tinyurl.com/c2wq37

over 5 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Lebanon

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .

    Tetanus

    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

    Yellow fever - transit

    Certain countries without yellow fever require a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate if you arrives (even in transit) from a country where yellow fever is present.   If you arrive from a country without yellow fever , there is no requirement for a yellow fever vaccination.

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Is it safe to travel to Lebanon at this time?

The security and safety situation in Lebanon is unstable and unpredictable. It depends on where you intend to go and with whom. It seems that Beirut is gener... read more »
11 months ago

I am looking at going skiing in Lebanon next month. Is it safe and will there still be decent snow?

Tension in Lebanon has eased drastically since Egypt's troubles hit the headlines, maybe it'll stay that way. And in any case Lebanon's troubles are to do w... read more »
almost 3 years ago

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