Author Archives: UT Dallas International Risk and Safety

113017 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Central African Republic and Saudi Arabia, releases an updated Europe Travel Alert. The CDC reports on Mumps in New Zealand, and shares travel advise for travel to Carnival and Mardi Gras, Lunar New Year, and the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games. WHO shares the latest situation report on Plague in Madagascar.

111517 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to North Korea. The CDC recommends to postpone travel to areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean. The CDC releases and advisory on Measles for Italy, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Romania, Indonesia, and Ukraine. WHO shares the latest situation report on the Plague outbreak in Madagascar. GDACS reports on the recent earthquake in Iran.

110917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Venezuela, Togo, and Niger, and alerts travelers about the start of the South Pacific Cyclone season. The CDC reports on plague in Madagascar, malaria in South Africa, and cholera in Chad. The CDC shares the new 2018 Yellow Book. WHO provides recommendations to travelers on travel, safe food, and recommended vaccines. International SOS gives advice to travelers with chronic conditions such as diabetes.

101917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Sudan, Syria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Mauritania. The CDC updates the Plague in Madagascar travel notice and reports on Malaria in Italy. International SOS warns on the plague outbreak in Madagascar and shares an article on study abroad programs in Europe.

101217 – World Status Report

The CDC reports on Plague in Madagascar. WHO shares facts about plague.

100917 – Turkey suspension of visa services to U.S. citizens

The government of Turkey announced the immediate suspension of visa services to U.S. citizens, effective October 8, 2017.  According to the government’s announcement, this includes the issuance of physical “sticker” visas at border posts, and the online Turkish electronic visa (e-visa). Read recommendations for U.S. Citizens.

100517 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Cameroon, Cuba, and Turkey. FEMA encourages Gulf Coast Residents to monitor status of tropical depression. The CDC reports on Malaria in Cyprus and Chikungunya in Italy. WHO shares the latest situation on the plague outbreak in Madagascar. International SOS alerts of potential eruption of Mount Agung volcano in Bali, and provides advice for travelers in case of an active shooter situation.