Author Archives: UT Dallas International Center Risk and Safety Office

052317 – Manchester Attack

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who have been affected by the attack at Manchester Arena in Manchester. Read for resources for on-campus students and relevant advise for UTD travelers in the UK and other Western Europe countries.

Protests and Demonstrations

Public protests and demonstrations are common, but even a peaceful protest or demonstration can become violent without warning. Learn about safety and security recommendations for UT Dallas travelers to mitigate risk before and during a demonstration abroad.

Europe Travel Alert

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide Americans traveling abroad with information about relevant events, the Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. Read the full travel alert and recommendations for UT Dallas travelers.

050317 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Tunisia and releases an updated Europe Travel Alert. The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System reports on the Tropical Cyclone DONNA and its impact in Vanuatu. The CDC shares advise on safety precautions to take in case of tornado.

042617 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State alerts about risks for travel to Peru. The CDC shares recommendations on preparing for Spring weather. WHO provides information on how to protect yourself against malaria and other vector-borne diseases.

041917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Pakistan, the Gaza Strip, Niger, and Kenya. The U.S. Embassy in Venezuela warns about a city wide march in Caracas, recent protests have encountered strong policy/security force presence and the use of tear gas and rubber bullets. The CDC updates the Yellow Fever in Brazil travel notice and shares recommendations for travel during Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia, and traveling during natural disasters.

Missile strikes in Syria

International SOS (ISOS) recommends to continue to avoid travel to Syria following U.S. strikes, and notes there is no immediate impact on travel to other regional countries.  Read recommendations for UT Dallas travelers.