Tag Archives: United States

080718 – World Status Report

The UN, and Canada and the UK, warn of risks of conflict and terrorism in Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Yemen, Nicaragua, Mali, Philippines, and Jordan. GDACS, Canada and the UK warn of risks due to natural disasters in the United States, Portugal, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand. Canada and the UK warn of risks due to crime, social unrest and demonstrations in Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe, Comoros, India, and Mali. The ECDC, WHO, and the UK share the latest report in the recent Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The ECDC, Canada and the UK report on various risks in Kenya, Kiribaiti, Guadeloupe, Mayotte, and Hungary.

072518 – World Status Report

The U.S. Department of State advises normal precautions for Burma, however warns of areas of increased risk. The CDC reports on the outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in Kenya and shares advice for travelers. The UN reports on security for Gaza and the West Bank, Afghanistan, West Africa and Nicaragua. GDACS released a red flood alert for Laos and green earthquake alerts for Japan, the U.S., Vanuatu, and Iran.

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 […]