060117 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel

U.S. Department of State

  • Central African Republic Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to the Central African Republic (CAR) due to an unpredictable security situation subject to rapid deterioration, the activities of armed groups, and violent crime. And also urges U.S. citizens who are in CAR to consider departing.
  • Haiti Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of traveling to Haiti due to its current security environment and lack of adequate medical facilities and response, especially in the areas of Petionville and the storm-damaged southern peninsula departments of Grand Anse and Sud.
  • Pakistan Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all non-essential travel to Pakistan.

Take Enhanced Precautions


  • Dengue in Fiji. The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services has declared a dengue outbreak. Travelers to Fiji should protect themselves against mosquito bites to avoid getting dengue.

Security Messages for U.S. Citizens

  • Indonesia. Personal Security Awareness During Ramadan (1 June, 2017). The U.S. Embassy would like to remind U.S. citizens in Indonesia that traffic accidents and incidents of crime tend to increase during the month of Ramadan and the subsequent Idul Fitri holiday period. Please read for safety and security advise.
  • Mexico. Tropical Depression Two- E (31 May, 2017). The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens that Tropical Depression Two-E is expected to strengthen and should approach or move over the Pacific coast of Mexico on Friday, June 2. Please read for safety and security advise.

United Nations

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System

  • MORA-17  Bangladesh, India.  Tropical Cyclone MORA-17 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Recommended Reading / Viewing


International SOS newsroom

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.