Nauru Warnings and Dangers

Nauru Warnings and Dangers

  • Dogs

    As in all of Micronesia, dogs can present a problem and though I didn't experience this personally on the island I was warned about it. When out walking, esp. alone, it's not a bad idea to have a stick with you to protect yourself. Also I was told (again this works in the rest of Micronesia as well) just the action of looking like you are picking...

  • Be careful with water

    Water is extremely precious in Nauru, so be very conservative with your use of it. The only fresh water is in the stagnant Buada Lagoon, and there is no facility to transport this. The desalination plant, which used to remove the salt from sea water, has broken down, so now residents and the hotels are left with rainwater as their only source. This...

  • A few little things

    Nauru is a pretty safe country over all, with no weather hazards and not much crime, but here are a few things to bear in mind:Stonefish - take care walking in the shallows or on the reef because these nasty little things sit on the ocean floor looking exactly like the ocean floor, until you step on them, when they inject you with potentialy lethal...


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