Tag Archives: Iraq

091118 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Lebanon; crime and social unrest in Costa Rica, Thailand, South Africa, and Tunisia; demonstrations in Costa Rica and Iraq; law and culture in India, Thailand, and Italy; health risks in China, Israel, Republic of the Congo, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa for various illnesses, and in various countries for West Nile Virus and Poliomyelitis; natural disasters in Guam, Northern Marianas, Japan, United States, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Barbados, Haiti, Anguilla, Martinique, Aruba, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, St Maarten, Curacao, Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba, Grenada, Dominican Republic, British Virgin Islands, Guatemala, and Thailand.

082118 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq, Mali, and the United Kingdom; natural disasters (floods, earthquake, volcanic activity) in Japan, Republic of Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Thailand, and Laos; crime and social unrest in Ethiopia, Philippines; demonstrations in Haiti, Uganda, Mali, and Romania; health risks in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden, Russia, Hungary, Greece, Romania, and Croatia; law and culture in Paraguay; and Ebola risks in Democratic Republic of Congo.

073118 – World Status Report

The Canada and UK governments, and the UN warn of risks of conflict and terrorism in Bangladesh, Chad, Eritrea, Mozambique, Rwanda, and Syria; warn of risks due to recent natural disasters in Greece, Laos, Latvia, Sweden, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Japan; warn of potential risk of violence at demonstrations in Cameroon, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Malawi, Mali, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe; and warn of crime and social unrest in Jamaica and Peru. The U.S. and UK governments, the CDC, and the ECDC warn of various security and health risks in Burma, Somalia, Nigeria, and Egypt, Italy, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, and French Reunion. WHO and the ECDC report on the end of the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

062917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) warns about risks for travel to Ukraine, Burundi, Algeria, Iraq, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Ethiopia, and Chad. DOS also alerts to the Hurricane and Typhoon Season. The CDC updates the MERS in the Arabian Peninsula advisory, and alerts about a chickenpox outbreak in Pakistan. The CDC shares recommendations for Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia, and how to identify symptoms of heat related medical conditions and recommendations to avoid the heat.

020117 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Iraq, Libya, and Turkey. The CDC publishes a travel advisory about Avian Flu (H7N9) in China. International SOS shares recommendations related to the U.S. temporary immigration restrictions, travel tips for a safe and healthy Chinese New Year, and recommends an article on how to avoid an in-flight medical accident.

071416 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns against travel to South Sudan and Iraq, notes increasing risks of travel to Bangladesh and Venezuela, and alerts of increased risks of attending large events. The WHO reports on the Yellow Fever outbreak situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and gives recommendations to travelers about Measles in Brazil. The United Nations recommend action amid fears of renewed fighting in South Sudan. International SOS provides tips for summer travel to Brazil, and share their input on travel risk level in Turkey after recent bombings.

051216 – World Status Report

Take Enhanced Precautions CDC MERS in the Arabian Peninsula. Cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula. There have also been cases in several other countries in travelers who have been to the Arabian Peninsula and, in some instances, their close contacts. Zika News CDC Zika […]