Travel Security in Spain

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Health Precautions

Obligatory Vaccination and Other Recommendations
No mandatory vaccination required for international travel. There is no specific health risk.
For Further Information
Information pages of the World Health Organization
Information pages of the Ministry of Health

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Safety Conditions

In 2006, the crime rate was 47.7 misdemeanors for every 1000 inhabitants lower by 0.2% compared to 2005. Thefts which are very frequent and against which one should guard oneself have decreased by 1.4%, crimes by 2% and sexual abuse by 2.4%. The region where crime has increased the most is Castile-La Mancha (+2.7%), whereas it has decreased most in Navarre (-7.9%).
Terrorist Risk
It is higher than in other European countries due to the activities of ETA.
Risk of Natural Disaster
Similar to those of other west European countries.
Traveling Women Conditions
No difference with the men.
For Further Information
Interior Department (study on crime in Spain)
The Current Travel Warnings of the American State Department
Travel Advisory from the Canadian Foreign Affairs Ministry

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