Author Archives: UT Dallas International Risk and Safety

112018 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: crime and social unrest in Mexico, Israel, the Gaza Strip and the West Bank; conflict and terrorism in Burma, Sweden, Turkey, Israel, and Gaza; demonstrations in Cameroon and Albania; health risks in New Zealand, and Israel; natural disasters in India, United States, Philippines, Viet Nam, Cambodia, and Jordan; various risks in Zimbabwe and South Africa; and risks in various countries due to outbreaks of Measles and Ebola.

111318 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: crime and social unrest in South Sudan, Venezuela, Cameroon; conflict and terrorism in Tunisia, Australia, Argentina; demonstrations in Madagascar, Poland, Togo, Bahrain, Argentina; entry and exit requirements in Turkey; health risks in Senegal, Botswana, Indonesia, Democratic Republic of the Congo; law and culture in Kenya, The Gambia; natural disasters in United States, Indonesia; various risks in Croatia, Poland, The Gambia, risks in various countries due to outbreaks of Dengue, Ebola, Japanese encephalitis, Rabies.

Upcoming University Closures

Please note UT Dallas will be closed for Thanksgiving and Winter Break. To see the specific dates, please visit the UTD Holidays webpage.

Find a reminder here on how to get emergency and travel assistance while on University International Travel, and deadlines to submit travel authorization requests prior to these university closures.

Cannabis Legalization in Canada

Cannabis is now legal in Canada. Here are some things you may want to consider before traveling.

110618 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Nigeria, Guinea, and Ukraine; crime and social unrest in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, and Nigeria; natural disasters in Philippines, Northern Mariana Islands, Indonesia, and Italy; law and culture in United Arab Emirates and Jordan; demonstrations in Pakistan, Fiji, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and Nigeria; health risks in Saudi Arabia and Democratic Republic of the Congo; risks in various countries due to outbreaks of West Nile Virus, Poliomyelitis, Ebola.

103018 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Nigeria, Egypt, Bahrain, Benin, Niger; crime and social unrest in Comoros, Ethiopia; natural disasters in Philippines, Northern Mariana Islands; law and culture in Nigeria, Mali, Indonesia, Philippines; demonstrations in Cameroon, Guinea, Senegal, Sri Lanka; health risks in Syria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Guyana; entry and exit requirements in Kuwait, China, United Arab Emirates; and various risks in Mexico and Azerbaijan and risks in various countries due to outbreaks of Polio, Typhoid, Dengue, Malaria and Ebola.

102318 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Iraq, Niger, Burkina Faso, Netherlands, Tunisia, Uganda; crime and social unrest in Ecuador, South Africa, Comoros; natural disasters in Indonesia, Mexico, Qatar, Nicaragua, United States, Ireland, Laos, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, France, Italy, South Africa; law and culture risks in Iran, Nigeria, United States, Canada, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico; demonstrations in Haiti, Togo, Afghanistan, Ivory coast, Brazil, Fiji; health risks in Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo; various risks in Eritrea, Turkey, Taiwan, Ethiopia; and risks in various countries due to outbreaks of Monkeypox, Chikungunya, West Nile Virus, Measles, Dengue, Ebola.