Tag Archives: Syria

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.

032217 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Cameroon, Syria, Mauritania, and Afghanistan. International SOS shares about the UK restrictions on electronic items in hand luggage from select in-bound airports.

101216 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) warns about risks for travel to Syria, Pakistan, Yemen, Haiti, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. DOS alerts travelers to the South Pacific Tropical Cyclone Season. The UN reports on the cholera situation in Haiti, concerns about large-scale violence in DR Congo and Myanmar. The CDC shares advise on how to prevent the spread of Zika after international travel and how to minimize your risk of being injured in a car crash while you travel. International SOS weighs on the benefits of flu vaccination. UT Dallas offers flu vaccination resources to employees and students.

051216 – World Status Report

Take Enhanced Precautions CDC MERS in the Arabian Peninsula. Cases of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula. There have also been cases in several other countries in travelers who have been to the Arabian Peninsula and, in some instances, their close contacts. Zika News CDC 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 […]