Tag Archives: Nigeria

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.

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.

020118 – World Status Report

The UK government updates advice on laws and local attitudes on LGBT for Swaziland, and advises caution when near police stations in Colombia. The CDC reports about Malaria in Brazil and Yellow Fever in Nigeria. International SOS shares a report on types of risks encountered by business travelers.

080217 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Somalia, Venezuela, Republic of South Sudan, Philippines, Mali, North Korea, Jordan, and Egypt. The CDC reports on Yellow Fever in Brazil; Polio on Nigeria, the DRC, and Syria; Dengue in Sri Lanka, Measles in France and DRC; Chickenpox in Pakistan. The United Nations report concerns of unrest in Mauritania. Read as well health and safety recommendations on Hot Weather, Traveling with Medications, and more in the Recommended Reading / Viewing section of this post.

040517 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Nigeria, Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Saudi Arabia. The CDC reports Zika Virus in Argentina, shares recommendations for pregnant women to protect themselves against Zika and reports on Zika impact in the U.S. The UN reports on rising numbers for civilian deaths in DR Congo. The CDC adds safety tips to their current resources on floods.

030817 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State releases an updated Worldwide Caution notice. The CDC reports on Avian Flu in China. The WHO reports on the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria. The GDACS reports on the tropical cyclone ENAWO-17 in Madagascar. The International SOS newsroom recommends two articles: “What to do if you get food poisoning in a foreign country” and “6 tips for preventing data theft”.