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Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.
Exercise normal precautions in Cambodia. Some areas have increased risks. Read the entire Travel Advisory.
Exercise increased precautions in:
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to Cambodia.
If you decide to travel to Cambodia:
· Visit the CDC page for the latest Travel Health Information related to your travel.
Phnom Penh – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
Street crime, particularly phone and bag snatchings, occurs frequently in areas where foreigners gather; resistance can result in injury. Be aware of your surroundings at all times and to be extra vigilant when displaying items like jewelry, bags and cell phones in public. Violent crime, such as sexual assault and homicide, is common, sometimes against foreigners.
Do not physically resist any robbery attempt. Use caution when walking or driving at night.
Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Pursat, Siem Reap, Pailin, and Kampong Thom provinces – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution
Land mines and unexploded ordnance are found in very remote areas throughout Cambodia, and especially in Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Pursat, Siem Reap, Pailin, and Kampong Thom provinces.
Do not touch unknown metal objects; instead notify the Cambodia Mine Action Center at 012-800-473/023-995-437. Use a local guide when walking in forested areas or dry rice paddies in these areas.