Papua heeft een negatief reisadvies vanuit de USA State Dept. PDF Afdrukken E-mailadres
zaterdag 20 januari 2018 13:23

Subject: Indonesia, Level 2: Exercise increased caution, January 10, 2018

The Department of State has launched new Travel Advisories and Alerts to make it easier for U.S. citizens to access clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information about every country in the world. For more details and FAQs about our Travel Advisories and Alerts, please see You are receiving this because you are enrolled in our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). You do not need to take further action to continue receiving these updates. Before any travel abroad, we encourage you to check our safety and security information for your destination at

Indonesia, Level 2: Exercise increased caution

Exercise increased caution in Indonesia due to terrorism.Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory.

Reconsider travel to:

Central Sulawesi and Papua due to civil unrest.

Terroristscontinue plotting possible attacks in Indonesia. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting police stations, places of worship, hotels, bars, nightclubs, shopping areas, and restaurants.

Read the Safety and Security section on the Country Information page.

If you decide to travel to Indonesia:

  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Be aware of your personal safety and security at all times.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Reports for Indonesia.
  • U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler's Checklist.

Central Sulawesi and Papua

Shootings continue to occur in the area between Timika and Grasberg in Papua. In Central Sulawesi and Papua, violent demonstrations and conflict could result ininjuryor deathto U.S. citizens. Avoid demonstrations and crowds.

The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Central Sulawesi and Papua as U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization before traveling to those areas.