Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Cameroon, Myanmar, Rwanda, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan; crime in Libya; demonstrations and social unrest in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Lebanon, Peru, Poland and Sri Lanka; entry and exit in Laos; law and culture in Cambodia; natural disasters and climate in Angola, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, China, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Laos, Lesotho, Mexico, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe; health risks in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Malta, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, The Czech Republic and United Kingdom; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of Congo; and various other risks in Kosovo.

Learn what elements to consider and plan for when an emergency situation requires you to either shelter in place or evacuate.

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Mozambique and Nigeria; crime in Jamaica; demonstrations and social unrest in Bolivia, Chile, Haiti, Malawi, Pakistan, Spain and Uruguay; entry and exit in South Africa; law and culture in Mexico, Thailand, and United Kingdom; natural disasters and climate in Argentina, Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Laos, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, United States, Vietnam and Zimbabwe; health risks in Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Cook Islands, France, Germany, Guam, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Marshall Islands, Nepal, Pakistan, Palau, Philippines, Romania, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tonga and United Arab Emirates; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania; and various other risks in Azerbaijan, Kenya, Portugal and Thailand.

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Afghanistan, Colombia, Jordan, and Norway; crime and social unrest in Ethiopia, Lebanon and Somalia; demonstrations in Bangladesh, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Iraq, Lebanon, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Uruguay and Zimbabwe; entry and exit in Argentina, Ecuador and Madagascar; kidnapping in Afghanistan and Colombia; law and culture in Jamaica and United Kingdom; natural disasters and climate in Argentina, Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, India, Laos, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United States, Vietnam and Zimbabwe; health risks in Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Japan, Philippines, Romania, Tonga and Yemen; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of Congo; and various other risks in Italy and Qatar.

Public protests and demonstrations are common, but even a peaceful protest or demonstration can become violent without warning. Review safety and security recommendations for UT Dallas travelers to mitigate risk before and during a demonstration abroad.

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Afghanistan, Indonesia, Lebanon, Libya, Rwanda, Syria, Thailand and Turkey; crime and social unrest in Guatemala and Turks and Caicos Islands; demonstrations in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guinea, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Mozambique and Spain; entry and exit in Argentina, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey; law and culture in and São Tomé and Principe; natural disasters and climate in Argentina, Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Laos, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand and Vietnam; health risks in Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and United States; Ebola outbreak risks in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda; and various other risks in Serbia.

Learn how to develop an effective emergency communications plan, such as: getting local alerts and warnings, getting emergency assistance abroad, and getting in touch with your emergency contacts back home.