Tag Archives: Cuba

030818 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State advises to reconsider travel to Cuba, and GOV.UK reports hotels in the central northern Cuban coast are starting to re-open. The CDC and GOV.UK report on the status of Yellow Fever outbreak in Brazil. The CDC and WHO report on the Lassa Fever outbreak in Nigeria, and GOV.UK warns of potential attacks by armed gangs Abuja, Nigeria. The U.S. Department of State advises to reconsider travel to Burkina Faso due to terrorism, and the Government of Canada reports on the recent attacks in Ouagdougou, Burkina Faso. The Government of Canada and GOV.UK advise additional precautions for travel to Playa del Carmen, Mexico after an explosive device detonated and injured passengers in a ferry, and another device was found in another ferry. The Government of Canada and GOV.UK report on increasing inter-communal and religious tensions in the Ampara and Kandy districts in Sri Lanka. Other countries with identified risks are: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, New Caledonia, Maldives, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Papua New Guinea, and Philippines.

111517 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to North Korea. The CDC recommends to postpone travel to areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean. The CDC releases and advisory on Measles for Italy, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Romania, Indonesia, and Ukraine. WHO shares the latest situation report on the Plague outbreak in Madagascar. GDACS reports on the recent earthquake in Iran.

100517 – World Status Report

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.

092717 – World Status Report

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.

092017 – World Status Report

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.

091517 – World Status Report

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.

090617 – Hurricane Irma

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who are affected by Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Department of State has released travel alerts recommending to avoid all travel to The Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Haiti; noted by the National Hurricane Center as being in the probable path of the storm’s center. International SOS recommends to defer all travel in the path of Hurricane Irma, including: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Martin, Turks and Caicos Islands, and from the US: Florida, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands. 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 hurricane. And resources on how to follow the path of the hurricane.