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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 U.S. Department of State warns to avoid travel to Cuba, Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, St. Barthelemy, Barbuda, and St. Martin, impacted by hurricane Irma. The U.S. Department of State alerts travelers about the continued risks of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, and warns about risks of travel to Kenya and Haiti. The CDC reports on flooding in South Asia, hurricane Irma, and the recent earthquake in Mexico. GDACS alerts about the possible impact of tropical cyclone Doksuri-17 on Viet Nam, Laos, and Thailand. WHO shares an infographic with health safety tips to follow after a hurricane.
The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Ethiopia and Bangladesh. The CDC updates the Zika Virus advisory for 55 countries, and reports on Dengue in Vietnam. The CDC shares advice on how to keep yourself and your family safe before, after, and during a natural disaster such as floods, hurricanes, and tropical storms. The CDC also shares advise on how to treat traveler’s diarrhea and prevent mosquito bites.
The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Mexico. The CDC reports on Chikungunya in Brazil, and gives recommendations to manage health when traveling to regions with extreme hot weather, and to Zika impacted areas.
The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel North Korea and Iran. The CDC reports on Malaria in Cape Verde and Cholera in Yemen, and shares advice on how to remain cool in extreme heat weather. WHO reports on the Cholera situation in Yemen. The United Nations warn of rise in violence in the Central African Republic. International SOS shares advise for pilgrims ahead of Hajj 2017.
The CDC updates the Zika Virus advisory for 55 countries, reports about rabies in Malaysia and Dengue in Sri Lanka, and shares recommendations on how to deal with Traveler’s Diahrrea. GDACS reports on the Tropical Cyclone FRANKLIN-17 in Mexico. WHO shares advice on how to recognize Malaria symptoms.
The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Somalia, Venezuela, Republic of South Sudan, Philippines, Mali, North Korea, Jordan, and Egypt. The CDC reports on Yellow Fever in Brazil; Polio on Nigeria, the DRC, and Syria; Dengue in Sri Lanka, Measles in France and DRC; Chickenpox in Pakistan. The United Nations report concerns of unrest in Mauritania. Read as well health and safety recommendations on Hot Weather, Traveling with Medications, and more in the Recommended Reading / Viewing section of this post.