2016 Summer Games

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are scheduled from August 5 to August 21, 2016, and the 2016 Paralympic Games are scheduled for September 7 to September 18, 2016.  Temperatures are expected to be in the high 70s to low 80s for August.  The International Olympic Committee have predicted around 480,000 tourists will descend on Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2016.

The CDC, WHO, the U.S. Department of State and other official sources provide helpful advice for travelers going to Brazil during the 2016 Summer games.

People-related advise

Environmental advise

Special advisories

The risk information in this report is retrieved from official sources as listed. It provides general guidance for UT Dallas travelers. Please note the publication date of this post, and go to the direct sources listed above for the most up-to-date information.  The information in this post may change without prior notice.