Freetown - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

Some people have had problems with ants and rodents, but thus far nothing major. - Jan 2022

So far nothing major. You will have your usual ants or the occasional roach but we have been very lucky to have no major problems thus far. All of the bedrooms in the residences have mosquito netting. - Sep 2021

We've been lucky but some people get ants, roaches, mice the usual. - May 2018

Couple of roaches/waterbugs per month, only ever 2 mosquitoes in the house in two years, no mice but one house we know has had mice. Kitchen clean, do your best, and they can be managed. - Sep 2017

Blister Beatles, ants everywhere, malaria is an issue, snakes (not rally an insect, but you should stay away from them!). Be very careful with any fever. Only Americans take anti malarial meds, other expats are just careful at dusk and dawn. - Sep 2014

Malaria--it's a big problem. Take the meds. - Jun 2014

Mosquitos kill! Malaria is a real danger of this tropical environment. - Aug 2013

Small ants. - Sep 2010

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