Tag Archives: Democratic Republic of the Congo
The CDC warns about the risks of the health infrastructure breakdown in Venezuela, and new cases of malaria in Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. The U.S. Department of State warns of risk of travel to Nicaragua due to crime and civil unrest. The CDC, the United Nations, WHO, and International SOS report on the recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The United Nations reports on the violent demonstrations in Gaza.
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 UK Government reports on the situation in Bangladesh due to the Rohingya refugee crisis, gives recommendations on border crossing to Denmark from Germany or Sweden, reports on the extended state of emergency in Jamaica, warns about using the cable car in Chandragiri Hill in Nepal due to threats of violence, and notes the lifted state of emergency in Sri Lanka. The Government of Canada warns of the continuing threat of terrorism in Burkina Faso, and also warns against using the cable the cable car in Chandragiri Hill in Nepal. The CDC warns about a large ongoing outbreak of Yellow Fever in Brazil, and a Listeriosis outbreak in South Africa.
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.
The U.S. Department of State releases an updated Worldwide Caution, and an updated Travel Advisory system. The CDC releases a Measles Advisory for several countries and shares advise for Cold-Weather Travel and Flu Prevention.
The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Pakistan, Haiti and Honduras, and releases an updated Worldwide Caution notice. The CDC reminds travelers of the risk of travel to areas affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean, shares a Measles advisory for England and Greece, and shares travel health tips for travelers to the Winter Olympics, Lunar New Year, and the Carnival and Mardi Gras. The CDC also reports on the containment of the plague outbreak in Madagascar. The United Nations calls for restraint on violent dispersion of protests in Kinshasha, DRC. GDACS reports on the impact of the Tropical Cyclone AVA-18 in Madagascar.
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.