010417- World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel

U.S. Department of State

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid unnecessary travel to the DRC.
  • Mali Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against all travel to Mali because of ongoing terrorist attacks and criminal violence.
  • Philippines Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to the Sulu Archipelago and through the southern Sulu Sea, and to exercise extreme caution when traveling to the island of Mindanao, due to continued terrorist threats, insurgent activities, and kidnappings.
  • Venezuela Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens against travel to Venezuela due to violent crime, social unrest, and pervasive food and medicine shortages.
  • Ukraine Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid all travel to Crimea and the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

Take Enhanced Precautions

WHO

  • WHO highlights Road Safety in the tweets below.  Additionally, learn more about how to enhance your Road Safety skills.

  • WHO shares tips on Safe Food While Travelling in the tweet below.

U.S. Department of State

  • Egypt Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of threats from terrorist groups in Egypt and to consider the risks of travel to the country.
  • Jordan Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of threats from terrorist groups throughout Jordan and to consider the risks of travel to and throughout the country.

International SOS

  • Turkey Travel Alert.  ISOS has raised Turkey’s overall travel risk rating from LOW to MEDIUM to reflect the widening threat of terrorist and militant attacks, and likely continuation of political challenges.

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.