Tag Archives: Mexico

030818 – World Status Report

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.

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.

100517 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Cameroon, Cuba, and Turkey. FEMA encourages Gulf Coast Residents to monitor status of tropical depression. The CDC reports on Malaria in Cyprus and Chikungunya in Italy. WHO shares the latest situation on the plague outbreak in Madagascar. International SOS alerts of potential eruption of Mount Agung volcano in Bali, and provides advice for travelers in case of an active shooter situation.

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.

092017 – Mexico Earthquake

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who have been affected by the Earthquake in Mexico. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers. Find as well safety recommendations from the CDC on earthquakes.

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.

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.