Tag Archives: Kenya

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.

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.

041917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Pakistan, the Gaza Strip, Niger, and Kenya. The U.S. Embassy in Venezuela warns about a city wide march in Caracas, recent protests have encountered strong policy/security force presence and the use of tear gas and rubber bullets. The CDC updates the Yellow Fever in Brazil travel notice and shares recommendations for travel during Hajj and Umrah in Saudi Arabia, and traveling during natural disasters.

011817 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Kenya and Somalia. The CDC shares recommendations for travelers celebrating Carnival and Mardi Gras outside of the U.S., and for travelers planning to go to Zika endemic countries in Southeast Asia. International SOS shares the article “Safe travels: Don’t leave home without plans for an emergency”.

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.

070616 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about travel to Kenya and recommends enhanced precautions for travel to Mali, Laos and Nicaragua. The CDC highlights risks of skin cancer and hand, foot and mouth disease. WHO releases latest report on the Yellow Fever outbreak situation. The United Nations highlight potential for increased terror attacks. GDACS alerts of potential high humanitarian impact for Cyclone NEPARTAK-16 in China. International SOS gives recommendations on travel to Rio and shares an interesting video bit on emergency assistance at 35,000 feet. The CDC and WHO provide additional preventative resources and information on Zika, including breastfeeding in the context of Zika.

032516 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel U.S. Department of State Burundi Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against all travel to Burundi. Take Enhanced Precautions CDC Lassa Fever advisory.  CDC recommends that travelers to Nigeria and Benin avoid contact with rats, especially rat urine and feces; avoid eating rats; and follow hygiene […]