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Stay Safe & Healthy in Nauru

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Stay Safe in Nauru

Nauru is a tranquil island where crime of any sort is very uncommon. In an emergency, contact the emergency numbers (117 or 118) or proceed to the police station near the airport.

While earthquakes are not a danger in Nauru, it may be hit by tsunamis caused by earthquakes around the Ring of Fire, which surrounds the Pacific Ocean.

There is no record of a cyclone ever striking Nauru, and they are very uncommon exactly near the Equator. However, if you come during the rainy season, be prepared for severe rain and thunderstorms.

Swimming and surfing

Nauru, like many other Pacific islands, is bordered by a shallow reef with cut-outs allowing access for boats and harbours. There may be strong currents over the shallow sea, moving vessels in the harbours, and hazardous marine creatures on the coral bottom. Before diving into the sea, get guidance.

Stay Healthy in Nauru

Nauru’s water supply is reliant on rainwater collected in tanks from house roofs and an outdated reverse osmosis desalination facility. You should stay away from tap water.

Considering its small size and isolated location, Nauru has an adequate healthcare system. Aside from the widespread issue of obesity in the population, infant mortality and life expectancy rates are comparable to those of developed countries. Nauru General Hospital and RON Hospital are the two hospitals on the island, both situated in the Denigomodu area in the island’s west. If you have a more severe infection, you may need to be transported to Australia. Needless to mention, while visiting Nauru, it’s essential to have excellent travel insurance!

Tropical illnesses common in equatorial nations provide less of a danger in Nauru, but a hepatitis B vaccination is advised. However, there is a danger of dengue fever, so you should avoid mosquito bites.

You must provide evidence of yellow fever vaccination if you are from a country where yellow fever is prevalent or if you have visited such a country within the previous six days.

How To Travel To Nauru

By plane Nauru Airlines (previously known as Our Airline and Air Nauru) flies to Nauru from Brisbane, Nadi, and Honiara as of March 2016. Flights are sporadic, with each destination serviced one to three times a week. The island's main airport, situated in the Yaren region in the southwest, is where...

How To Travel Around Nauru

Nauru has the distinction of being the world's least touristed nation, with an average of 200 visitors each year. Crowds aren't an issue at all. There is little public transit, so renting a car, scooter, or bike is your best option for getting about. Other options include walking (which...

Visa & Passport Requirements for Nauru

Because of the Australian offshore detention center on the island, there will be a large number of Australian government personnel staying at the island's two tiny hotels and occupying seats on flights to and from Nauru (especially the direct flight to and from Brisbane). This, along with the visa...

Accommodation & Hotels in Nauru

There are two hotels on the island, the more costly Menen on the east and the cheaper Od'n Aiwo on the west. In addition to this, the store offers guest accommodations in the island's north. Od'n Aiwo Hotel, Aiwo District (On the west side of the island, on the coastal belt road,...

Things To See in Nauru

Anibare Bay, is located in the Anibare district (along the Ring Road). Nauru's most beautiful beach, with fine, white sand and palm trees, may be found here. The bay is deep enough for swimming, the water is clearer than on the west coast, and you get to swim amid fascinating...

Things To Do in Nauru

On land Nauru is one of the few nations in the world where you can walk around its whole perimeter in a reasonable amount of time. A sealed road around the island, and the trip takes approximately 25 minutes nonstop. A bicycle trip takes around 2-3 hours, while a walk...

Food & Drinks in Nauru

Food in Nauru The majority of the food is imported from Australia and comes by ship or plane once every six to eight weeks. There is Western and Asian (mainly Chinese) cuisine available. Dishes may not be as substantial and hearty as the original counterparts due to the tropical environment....

Money & Shopping in Nauru

The Australian dollar is the official currency of Nauru. Credit cards are seldom accepted; cash purchases are the norm. Nauru has no exchange offices, and the sole bank, Bank of Nauru, is generally closed. However, in April 2015, the Capelle & Partner established the island's first ATM. You should...

Internet & Communications in Nauru

Mail On the island, there are a handful of post offices where you may send mail. Embassies There are just two embassies in Nauru; most other nations' embassies are in either Australia or New Zealand. Australian High Commission in the Republic of Nauru, MQ45 & MQ43 - NPC OE - Aiwo District,  +674 557 3380, fax: +674...

Culture Of Nauru

Angam Day, celebrated on October 26th, commemorates the recovery of the Nauruan people after the two World Wars and the 1920 influenza pandemic. The indigenous culture has been significantly displaced by colonial and modern Western influences. Few ancient traditions have survived, although certain kinds of traditional music, arts and...

History Of Nauru

The island is known as Naoero in the native language, but the origin of the name is unclear. British colonialists shortened the name to Nauru. Pleasant Island, Island Gambo, Nawodo, and Onawero have all been given to the island. Twelve Micronesian and Polynesian peoples originally arrived on Nauru about 3,000...

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