Tag Archives: Syria

103018 – World Status Report

Official sources report on risks due to: conflict and terrorism in Nigeria, Egypt, Bahrain, Benin, Niger; crime and social unrest in Comoros, Ethiopia; natural disasters in Philippines, Northern Mariana Islands; law and culture in Nigeria, Mali, Indonesia, Philippines; demonstrations in Cameroon, Guinea, Senegal, Sri Lanka; health risks in Syria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Guyana; entry and exit requirements in Kuwait, China, United Arab Emirates; and various risks in Mexico and Azerbaijan and risks in various countries due to outbreaks of Polio, Typhoid, Dengue, Malaria and Ebola.

073118 – World Status Report

The Canada and UK governments, and the UN warn of risks of conflict and terrorism in Bangladesh, Chad, Eritrea, Mozambique, Rwanda, and Syria; warn of risks due to recent natural disasters in Greece, Laos, Latvia, Sweden, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Japan; warn of potential risk of violence at demonstrations in Cameroon, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Malawi, Mali, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe; and warn of crime and social unrest in Jamaica and Peru. The U.S. and UK governments, the CDC, and the ECDC warn of various security and health risks in Burma, Somalia, Nigeria, and Egypt, Italy, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, and French Reunion. WHO and the ECDC report on the end of the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

021518 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about the severe drought in Cape Town, South Africa. The CDC reports on the Listerosis outbreak in South Africa and shares recommendations to stay safe and healthy during the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. The UK and Canadian governments warn about potential attacks during Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago; also report on the need to have caution in the Amhara and Oromia regions in Ethiopia due to violent demonstrations. The UK government and GDACS report on the widespread damage of Hurricane Gita in Tonga. The Canadian government warns of risk of travel to Colombia and Cameroon. The UK government warns of risk of travel to Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone and shares an LBGTQ advisory for Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia. The United Nations report on the conflict in Syria. International SOS shares essential tips for healthy and safe Chinese New Year celebrations.

101917 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Sudan, Syria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Mauritania. The CDC updates the Plague in Madagascar travel notice and reports on Malaria in Italy. International SOS warns on the plague outbreak in Madagascar and shares an article on study abroad programs in Europe.

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.

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.

Missile strikes in Syria

International SOS (ISOS) recommends to continue to avoid travel to Syria following U.S. strikes, and notes there is no immediate impact on travel to other regional countries.  Read recommendations for UT Dallas travelers.