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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.
The CDC reports on Plague in Madagascar. WHO shares facts about plague.
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.
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.
The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Kenya and Eritrea. The CDC recommends postponing travel to severely affected areas in the Caribbean and Mexico due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and the recent Earthquake in Mexico. The CDC updates the Yellow Fever in Brazil travel notice, and reports on Chikungunya in Italy and Malaria in Costa Rica.
The U.S. Department of State warns against travel to locations that may be impacted by Hurricane Maria, and also warns about risk of travel to Cuba while recovery from Hurricane Irma is underway. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urges to visitors and residents in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to finalize preparations for Hurricane Maria. The GDACS warns on the potential high humanitarian impact of Hurricane Maria. The CDC reports on Yellow Fever in Brazil and gives recommendations on Hurricane and Earthquake Safety.
The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who have been affected by the Earthquake in Mexico. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers. Find as well safety recommendations from the CDC on earthquakes.