Category Special Reports
The U.S. Department of State updated on July 2, 2018 the Worldwide Caution alert. The update provides U.S. citizens with general information regarding terrorist activities, political violence, and criminal activity that transpire abroad, as well as specific recommendations on how to prepare for possible contingencies, receive information on breaking security events, and ensure that travelers can be contacted in an emergency.
The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who are affected by the severe floods in Japan. Evacuation advisories have been issued by local authorities due to heavy rains and flooding. International SOS recommends to defer non-essential travel to areas under evacuation order. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers. Find as well recommendations from the CDC on how to stay safe before, during, and after a flood.
Read advice for safe and healthy travels to Muslim countries during the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages; to ensure a healthy, and productive month if observing Ramadan abroad; and recommended public and business etiquette tips if traveling to Muslim countries during Ramadan.
The International Center wants to wish you a wonderful Summer. If you are traveling outside the U.S. read advice to keep yourself safe and healthy.
The UK Government notes terrorists may target religious sites, including churches, and recommends vigilance over the Easter period for Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Germany,Italy, Kosovo, and France. Read recommended actions to be ready for an emergency.
Public protests and demonstrations are common, but even a peaceful protest or demonstration can become violent without warning. Learn about safety and security measures you can take before and during a demonstration abroad, and learn about the recent and upcoming protests and demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, Lebanon, Panama, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Sri Lanka, and Timor-Leste.
The International Center wants to wish you a wonderful Spring Break. If you are traveling outside the U.S. consider the following advice to keep yourself safe and healthy.