121416 – World Status Report

Take Enhanced Precautions


  • Diabetes Care when Traveling. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines.  How do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are 5 tips that can help, as well as recommendations for traveling with diabetes.
  • Winter Weather Precautions.  Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead.  When planning travel, be aware of current and forecast weather conditions.

U.S. Department of State

  • Algeria Travel Warning. The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against travel to remote areas in southern and eastern Algeria, as well as isolated parts of the Kabylie region, due to a high threat of terrorist attacks and kidnapping.

United Nations

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

  • VARDAH-16  India  (138.9km/h). Tropical Cyclone VARDAH-16 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

The risk information in this report is retrieved from U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and other professional sources as listed in the post. It provides general guidance for UT Dallas travelers. Please note the revision date (mmddyy) of this report, printed on the title of the post, and go to the direct sources listed for the most up-to-date information.  The information in this report may change without prior notice.