Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

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.

113017 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Central African Republic and Saudi Arabia, releases an updated Europe Travel Alert. The CDC reports on Mumps in New Zealand, and shares travel advise for travel to Carnival and Mardi Gras, Lunar New Year, and the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games. WHO shares the latest situation report on Plague in Madagascar.

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.

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.

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.

090916 – World Status Report

WHO and the CDC share new guidance on prevention and information on sexual transmission of Zika, including information for the LGBT Community. WHO shares information on mosquito borne diseases and warns about the high rate of STI transmission. The U.S. Department of State warns of risks of travel to Eritrea, and the U.S. Embassy of Port-au-Prince warns about a spate of express kidnappings. International SOS issues an advisory to members ahead of Hajj. WHO certifies Sri-Lanka malaria free.

080316 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns of travel to Nigeria, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. The WHO restates advice for pregnant women on Zika and shares the latest report on the Yellow Fever outbreak in Angola. The CDC updates the Zika virus advisory for 51 countries, announces mosquito transmission detected in Florida in the U.S, and provides guidance for travelers and how to prevent Zika at home.