Monrovia - Post Report Question and Answers

What do people who suffer from environmental or food allergies need to know?

I knew of a colleague with allergies who chose Liberia specifically because the wind coming off of the ocean pushed away all of the allergens. As for food, I never once got food poisoning in the three years I was there (which is incredible in the developing world). - Oct 2021

Would have to go on a case-by-case situation to answer that question. If you have food allergies I would prepare my own food. I would not trust a local restaurant to prepare a meal correctly for an allergy. - Aug 2019

Environmental allergies in the wet season. - Aug 2019

Mold can be an issue but with dehumidifiers and air conditioners it can be kept in control. It is difficult to find specialty food items. and it is best to bring those items with you. - Aug 2019

See above, and if you eat any food prepared locally nothing can be guaranteed. - Nov 2017

Due to the heavy rainy season, mold is common, so people with mold allergies may have issues. - Jun 2016

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