Stay Safe when you travel

Air & Water pollution

Rio de Janeiro poses no major health risks in terms of air pollution, there is however reason to worry when considering the quality of water. The ocean water is continuously contaminated by sewage and toxic waste, while garbage floating around the shores is not a rare sight.

Roads & Infrastructure

The conditions of infrastructure in Brazil are extremely varying. Some roads and public transport receive frequent maintenance, while others are in rather poor condition. Doubts have also been expressed over the safety of infrastructure projects built around the Games.

Avoid being the victim

Rio is often considered a dangerous city, and yes, traveling in Rio can be entail some risk. It is therefore always a good idea to be prepared. Here is a summary of some things worth noting to avoid being the victim of crime.