Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Bahrain, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivore, Indonesia, Iraq , New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan , Syria, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen; crime and social unrest in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Jamaica, Kuwait, Sudan, and Zimbabwe; kidnapping risks in Bening and Togo; entry and exit requirements in Sri Lanka; demonstrations in Albania, Georgia, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, and Malawi; law and culture in Brunei and China; natural disasters and climate in Angola, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Congo, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe; health risks in Afghanistan, Belgium, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Europe, France, Japan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Reunion (France), Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Somalia; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo; and various other risks in
Iraq, Poland, Spain, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.

France will host a number of large events this summer. If you will travel to France to a location that is at the time hosting one of these events, consider these safety recommendations.

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Benin, Cameroon, Colombia, India, Libya, Pakistan, Sahel Region of Africa, Sri Lanka, Syria, and Tunisia; crime and social unrest in Jamaica and Malawi; entry and exit requirements in Suriname; demonstrations in Malawi and South Africa; law and culture in Singapore; natural disasters and climate in Angola, Belize, Botswana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Philippines, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe; health risks in Cook Islands, Europe, European Union, France, France Réunion, French Polynesia, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Western Pacific Region; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo; and various other risks in Angola and Benin.

The International Center wants to wish you a wonderful Summer. If you are traveling outside the U.S. read advice to keep yourself safe and healthy.

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Libya, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, Maldives, and Sri Lanka; crime and social unrest in Jamaica, Panamá, Paraguay, and Venezuela; demonstrations in Venezuela, Argentina, Benín, France, Guatemala, Madagascar, and South Africa; law and culture in Bahrain, Cayman Islands, and Tunisia; natural disasters and climate in Angola, Botswana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Australia, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, India, Solomon Island, and Tanzania; health risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Europe, France, France (Reunion, Hungary, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Yemen, and Mozambique; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo; and various other risks in North Macedonia and Russia.

Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar Islamic calendar and is observed by millions of Muslims across the globe as a month of fasting and devotion. Many Muslims abstain from food, drink, and certain other activities during daylight hours in Ramadan. In 2019 Ramadan will begin on Sunday, May 6 and end on Tuesday, June 4. The dates may vary slightly as per the geographic locations. If you are planning to travel to a location where Ramadan is being celebrated, read health and safety recommendations from the U.S. Department of State, the CDC, and other official sources.

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Colombia, Nigeria, and World; crime and social unrest in Guinea-Bissau, Panama, and Senegal; demonstrations in Benin, Colombia, Haiti, Indonesia, and Solomon Islands; law and culture in Peru; natural disasters and climate in Colombia, Mozambique, Angola, Botswana, Congo, DRC, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Australia, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Comoros, Iran, and Philippines; health risks in Brazil, France (Reunion) China, Europe, France (Mayotte), Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and World; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo.