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    that are not recommended unless you have been diagnosed with life threatening malaria and no other options are immediately available For detailed information about these antimalarial drugs see Information for the Public Prescription Drugs for Malaria More Information About Malaria Malaria is always a serious disease and may be a deadly illness Humans get malaria from the bite of a mosquito infected with the parasite Prevent this serious disease by seeing your health care provider for a prescription antimalarial drug and by protecting yourself against mosquito bites see below Travelers to malaria risk areas in Botswana including infants children and former residents of Botswana should take one of the following antimalarial drugs listed above Malaria symptoms may include fever chills sweats headache body aches nausea and vomiting Fatigue Malaria symptoms will occur at least 7 to 9 days after being bitten by an infected mosquito Fever in the first week of travel in a malaria risk area is unlikely to be malaria however you should see a doctor right away if you develop a fever during your trip Malaria may cause anemia and jaundice Malaria infections with Plasmodium falciparum if not promptly treated may cause kidney failure coma and death Despite using the protective measures outlined above travelers may still develop malaria up to a year after returning from a malarious area You should see a doctor immediately if you develop a fever anytime during the year following your return and tell the physician of your travel Items to Bring With You Medicines you may need The prescription medicines you take every day Make sure you have enough to last during your trip Keep them in their original prescription bottles and always in your carry on luggage Be sure to follow security guidelines if the medicines are liquids Antimalarial drugs if traveling to a malaria risk area in Zimbabwe and prescribed by your doctor Medicine for diarrhea usually over the counter Note Some drugs available by prescription in the US are illegal in other countries Check the US Department of State Consular Information Sheets for the country s you intend to visit or the embassy or consulate for that country s If your medication is not allowed in the country you will be visiting ask your health care provider to write a letter on office stationery stating the medication has been prescribed for you Other items you may need Iodine tablets and portable water filters to purify water if bottled water is not available See Preventing Cryptosporidiosis A Guide to Water Filters and Bottled Water and Safe Food and Water for more detailed information Sunblock and sunglasses for protection from harmful effects of UV sun rays See Skin Cancer Questions and Answers for more information Antibacterial hand wipes or alcohol based hand sanitizer containing at least 60 alcohol To prevent insect mosquito bites bring Lightweight long sleeved shirts long pants and a hat to wear outside whenever possible Flying insect spray to help clear rooms of mosquitoes The product should

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    numbers by means of form DA65 On the day of departure the DA65 form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on duty at International Departures all valuable goods without serial numbers must be declared by means of a NEP form which can be obtained completed and stamped at any commercial bank On the day of departure the NEP form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on

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    On the day of departure the DA65 form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on duty at International Departures All valuable goods without serial numbers must be declared by means of a NEP form which can be obtained completed and stamped at any commercial bank On the day of departure the NEP form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on duty at International Departures Export regulations

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    is required PROHIBITED drugs Baggage Clearance regulations All baggage from passengers arriving on international flights and in transit to a domestic flight must be checked and cleared by Mozambique Customs upon arrival at Maputo Airport Embarkation Tax Deoarture Tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation in Mozambique For destinations outside of Africa USD 20 For destinations outside of Mozambique but within Africa USD 10 For destinations within Mozambique USD 7

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    of Namibia for more than 48 hours The allowances do not apply to minors under 16 years of age Upon arrival a temporary import permit can be arranged for the import of firearms Returning Namibian residents who have been absent for a period of less than 6 months must declare all watches and fur g arments purchased either abroad or in a duty free shop in Namibia Plants and plant material most kinds of flower seeds small quantities of vegetable seeds and single bouquets of flowers may be imported without a license However for all other plants and plant material incl honey an import permit should be obtained in advance Export regulations No restrictions However for export of goods such as minerals agricultural products wheat meat and fish products approval from the different ministries is required Baggage Clearance regulations Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Namibia Exempt baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Namibia Airport Embarkation Tax No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport Currency rules Currency Import regulations Residents and Non residents local currency Namibian Dollar NAD NAD 50 000 in Namibia Reserve Banknotes foreign currencies and traveller s cheques unlimited provided declared on arrival No limit for travel between Botswana Lesotho Namibia South Africa and Swaziland as these countries belong to the same common monetary area Currency Export regulations Residents local currency NAD 50 000 in Namibia Reserve Banknotes not included in the travel allowance foreign currencies up to the full amount per year traveller s cheques foreign currencies bank drafts etc per calendar year per person of 12 years or over for travel to Angola Botswana Congo Kinshasa Malawi Mozambique Zambia and Zimbabwe NAD 20 000 per child under 12 years NAD 5 000 The

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    free shop in South Africa as well as goods carried on behalf of a third party Plants and plant material import permit is required for a o seeds flowers fruit honey margarine and vegetable oils Prohibited restrictions apply and declaration upon arrival is required for meat processed meat cheese and other dairy products An import permit from the Director of Veterinary Services is required prior to the importation of the above All medication except for personal use is subject to an import permit Narcotic drugs are prohibited Also prohibited are flick knives explosives and pornography containing minors and bestiality Arms and Ammunition regulations Must be packed separately in a locked firearm case with all ammunition removed from firearm They should also not be packed with clothing Furthermore Nationals and residents of South Africa require a RSA firearm licence Visitors require a Temporary Import Permit which will only be issued for foreign hunters and participants in an organised sport shooting event Temporary Import Permit can be obtained by applying at least 21 days prior to arrival with the Central Firearms Control Register Private Bag X811 Pretoria 0001 South Africa or by applying on arrival Please consult www saps gov za for application form SAPS 520 and full information including supplementary documentation that must accompany the application Baggage Clearance regulations Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in South Africa Exempt baggage of transit passengers with a destination in Botswana Lesotho Namibia or Swaziland provided the passengers do not leave the transit area Airport Embarkation Tax No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation from the airport Currency rules Currency Import regulations Allowed RESIDENTS local currency South African Rand ZAR ZAR 5 000 in S A Reserve Banknotes foreign currencies and traveller s cheques unlimited provided declared upon arrival

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    Additional Information on regulations Married couples travelling together are allowed free import for one person only For import of firearms or ammunition an import permit must be obtained from the Firearms Licensing Board Application must be made well in advance Passengers must declare all goods with serial numbers by means of form DA65 On the day of departure the DA65 form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on duty at International Departures All valuable goods without serial numbers must be declared by means of a NEP form which can be obtained completed and stamped at any commercial bank On the day of departure the NEP form has to be endorsed by the Customs Officer on duty at International Departures If residents are not in possession of the DA65 or NEP form upon return the goods may be detained for proof of local purchase If the passenger fails to comply with the export regulations duties may be levied Export Regulations Free export of souvenirs and presents Baggage Clearance regulations Baggage is cleared at the airport of Manzini Matsapha International Airport which is the only airport of Swaziland Airport Embarkation Tax A Passenger Service Charge is levied on passengers embarking

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    a destination outside of Zambia provided the passengers do not leave the transit area Airport Embarkation Tax Airport Tax is levied on all passengers embarking in Zambia on International flights a Nationals of Zambia and alien residents USD 25 or equivalent in Zambia Kwacha ZMK 90 000 b Other passengers USD 25 Domestic flights for all passengers USD 8 or ZMK 28 000 Place of payment Airport of departure Exempt

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