Tag Archives: Ecuador

081418 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Yemen, Libya, and Ecuador; natural disasters (floods, volcanic activity, typhoons) in Indonesia, Laos, Vanuatu, Thailand, Japan, France, Portugal, India, and Iceland; crime in Chile; demonstrations in Honduras, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Bahrain; and health risks due to Vibrio growth, West Nile virus, Measles, MERS-CoV, and Poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2), and Ebola. When traveling on behalf of UT Dallas, set up your institutional safety net and prepare for an emergency as a standard step of all your travels.

041218 – World Status Report

The government of Canada and the UK warn of the risk of kidnap in Cameroon, report on the temporary closure of the Island of Bocaray in the Philippines, and warn to avoid unnecessary travel on areas affected by Tropical Cyclone Keni in Fiji. The government of Canada warns of travel risks to Egypt due to the unpredictable security situation. The UK government warns of the risk of kidnap in Chad, warns of the risks of terrorism in Ecuador, and warns about unregulated adventure activities in Peru. The CDC reports an outbreak of measles in the Philippines and cases of Malaria in Waterberg, South Africa, and shares advise for travelers going to a country impacted by Yellow Fever. The UN highlights a worldwide initiative to improve road safety, and regional plan to bolster its response to the Venezuelans exodus.

032918 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State and the Government of UK recommend to avoid non-essential travel or all travel to areas of Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, and Ecuador. The U.S. Department of State and the Government of Canada warn of risks of travel due to natural disasters or road safety to areas of Dominica, Puerto Rico, and Thailand. The Government of Canada and the UK warn of risks of travel due to terrorism or kidnapping to areas of Cameroon, Yemen, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, and Ecuador. The Government of Canada and the UK warn of risk of travel due to protests and demonstrations to areas of Sierra Leone, Chile, The Occupied Palestinian Territories, Israel, Nigeria, and France. On other risks, the UK government reports on the typhoid fever outbreak in Zimbabwe, and the need to buy tram tickets with other than cash in Amsterdam. International SOS advises business travelers planning to visit Russia on the need to be aware of the potential impacts and plan accordingly.

030218 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya. The government of Canada advises to avoid travel to parts of Ecuador and warns about risks of unregulated alcohol in Mexico, crime in Bolivia, and terrorism in South Africa. The UK government advises to avoid non-essential travel to Lashio town in Burma, notes vehicles that can’t be driven in Nicaragua, warns about risks of terrorism and kidnappings in Nigeria; dengue fever in Fiji; and highlights increased police and military presence in Brazil.

083117 – World Status Report

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.

080917 – World Status Report

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.

031617 – World Status Report

The CDC updates the Zika Virus travel notice for over 60 countries, updates the advisory for Yellow Fever in Brazil, and releases a new advisory for Measles in Guinea. WHO launches a Zika Virus podcast and shares that all countries with Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are at risk for Zika Virus transmission.