Tag Archives: Laos

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”.

100616 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Afghanistan, Laos, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tunisia and Turkey. Several official sources report on Hurricane Matthew and its impact, as well as risk for travel to impacted regions.

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.

041416 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel U.S. Department of State Central African Republic Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to the Central African Republic (CAR) due to an unpredictable security situation subject to rapid deterioration, activities of armed groups, and violent crime. Pakistan Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens […]

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 […]

112515 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel CDC Ebola standing travel notice. CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea because of an unprecedented outbreak of Ebola. U.S. Department of State North Korea Travel Warning. The Department of State strongly recommends against all travel by U.S. citizens to North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or […]