Tag Archives: United States

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.

090617 – Hurricane Irma

The International Center wants to offer our deepest sympathy to any of you who are affected by Hurricane Irma. The U.S. Department of State has released travel alerts recommending to avoid all travel to The Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Haiti; noted by the National Hurricane Center as being in the probable path of the storm’s center. International SOS recommends to defer all travel in the path of Hurricane Irma, including: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Martin, Turks and Caicos Islands, and from the US: Florida, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands. Read for available resources for UT Dallas students on-campus, and UT Dallas travelers. Find as well recommendations from the CDC on how to stay safe before, during, and after a hurricane. And resources on how to follow the path of the hurricane.

100616 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State warns about risks for travel to Afghanistan, Laos, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tunisia and Turkey. Several official sources report on Hurricane Matthew and its impact, as well as risk for travel to impacted regions.

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.

052516 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel U.S. Department of State Somalia Travel Warning. The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Somalia because of continuous threats by the al-Qaida affiliated terrorist group, al-Shabaab. Take Enhanced Precautions CDC Yellow Fever advisory.  The Ministry of Health in the countries of Democratic Republic of the Congo and […]

Carnival and Mardi Gras

Carnival and Mardi Gras are celebrated in many countries. Some of the most popular celebrations take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Nice, France; Venice, Italy; Cologne, Germany; Quebec, Canada; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Trinidad and Tobago. The dates in which the celebrations occur vary by location. The most common dates are from Friday before […]

090215 – World Status Report

Avoid Nonessential Travel CDC Ebola standing travel notice. CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea and Sierra Leone because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries. U.S. Department of State 08/28/2015 Pakistan Travel Warning. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all non-essential travel to Pakistan. 08/27/2015 Syria Travel […]