Author Archives: UT Dallas International Risk and Safety

042319 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Lebanon, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Yemen, Pakistan, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Brazil; crime and social unrest in Ukraine, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Peru, Republic of the Congo, and The Bahamas; entry and exit requirements in Cyprus; demonstrations in Benin; natural disasters and climate in Angola, Botswana, Congo, DRC, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Australia, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Iran, Mozambique, Malawi, Philippines, Taiwan, and United States; health risks in Brazil, Kenya, and Mexico; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo; and various other risks in India, Portugal, and Thailand.

042219 – Sri Lanka bombings

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who were affected by the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka this weekend. Find resources available to you on-campus, and recommendations if you are in the area.

041619 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Libya, Turkey, and Algeria; crime and social unrest in Afghanistan, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, and Ethiopia; demonstrations in Algeria, and Solomon Islands; natural disasters and climate in Angola, Botswana, Congo, DRC, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Australia, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Iran; health risks in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Bolivia, Europe, Reunion, India, and Southern Africa; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo; and various other risks in China, and United Arab Emirates.

2019 Spring Weather Safety

Spring weather is here. Spring weather can be very unpredictable. Severe weather can hit unexpectedly increasing the risk of injury or death. Tornadoes, floods, heavy rains, or hail storms can occur any moment. Be aware, plan and prepare for weather related emergencies.

040919 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in France, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, and Uganda; crime and social unrest in Nicaragua, Trinidad, Tobago, Sri Lanka, and Sudan; demonstrations in Algeria, Cameroon, Colombia, Comoros, France, Indonesia, Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, Mali, Moldova, Sudan, Ukraine, and Venezuela; law and culture in Brunei, Libya, and Tunisia; natural disasters and climate in Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Korea, Angola, Botswana, Congo, DRC, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Australia, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Ecuador; health risks in China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Mozambique, Yemen, Europe, Saudi Arabia, and Southern Africa; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo; and various other risks in Greece, Italy, and Turkey.

Attending Sports Events Abroad

If you will travel abroad and attend a sports event during your trip, learn more about how to stay safe. Read safety recommendations from the Government of UK, the CDC, and International Risk and Safety.

040219 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Israel, Gaza, and West Bank, Mali, and Kenya; crime and social unrest in Central African Republic, Comoros, Burma, Cameroon, and Mexico; demonstrations in Colombia, Comoros, Moldova, Nigeria, Turkey, and Ukraine; law and culture in Brunei; natural disasters and climate in Iran, Mauritius, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Angola, Botswana, Congo, DRC, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Australia, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Mauritius; health risks in Europe, Mozambique, and Saudi Arabia; Ebola outbreak risks in Democratic Republic of the Congo; and various other risks in France, Iceland, Kenya, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Venezuela.