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Aruba 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Dominican Republic 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Guadeloupe 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Haiti 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Puerto Rico 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • US Virgin Islands 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Saint Martin 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Jamaica 5/26/2015 5:50:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • El Salvador 5/26/2015 5:46:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Guatemala 5/26/2015 5:46:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Honduras 5/26/2015 5:46:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Nicaragua 5/26/2015 5:46:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Costa Rica 5/26/2015 5:46:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Mexico 5/28/2015 6:34:00 AM Chikungunya • • • • • • China 5/28/2015 4:16:00 AM Bird flu • • • • • • Bolivia 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Brazil 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Colombia 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Ecuador 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • French Guiana 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Guyana 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Paraguay 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Venezuela 5/26/2015 5:41:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Australia 5/28/2015 7:30:00 AM Ross River fever surges to highest level for 20 years • • • • • • Bosnia and Herzegovina 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Georgia 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Germany 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Italy 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Kazakhstan 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Kyrgyzstan 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Russia 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Croatia 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Serbia 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Brazil 5/28/2015 4:44:00 AM Rise in dengue cases • • • • • • Ethiopia 5/28/2015 8:09:00 AM Ongoing measles outbreak • • • • • • Mongolia 5/28/2015 6:57:00 AM Measles outbreak • • • • • • Yemen 5/28/2015 6:14:00 AM Humanitarian crisis • • • • • • Austria 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • France 5/28/2015 7:35:00 AM Measles outbreaks continue, travel highlighted as a risk • • • • • • Korea, South 5/28/2015 5:52:00 AM Cases of MERS-CoV • • • • • • United States 5/28/2015 9:34:00 PM On Our Radar - Imported Lassa fever case in New Jersey • • • • • • India 5/27/2015 6:48:00 AM Health risks related to heat wave • • • • • • Brazil 5/27/2015 7:38:00 AM On Our Radar - Yellow Fever • • • • • • Haiti 5/28/2015 9:20:00 AM On Our Radar - Cholera • • • • • • Dominican Republic 5/28/2015 10:13:00 AM On Our Radar - Cholera • • • • • • Macedonia 5/28/2015 3:10:00 AM Skopje: Avoid ongoing opposition protests outside Government Building; further rallies likely in coming days (Revised 28 May) • • • • • • China 5/26/2015 8:06:00 AM Southern provinces: Expect intermittent disruption; maintain flexible itineraries throughout rainy season (Revised 26 May) • • • • • • Saudi Arabia 5/27/2015 11:28:00 PM Yemeni border region: Fatal cross-border rocket fire in Dhahran al-Janub highlights HIGH travel risk rating (Revised 27 May) • • • • • • Uruguay 5/27/2015 12:04:00 AM Expect protests, disruption on 27 May during nationwide teachers' strike • • • • • • Bolivia 5/28/2015 12:10:00 AM Potosi department: Reconfirm status of routes, avoid protests during indefinite strike • • • • • • Peru 5/27/2015 12:04:00 AM Anticipate travel disruption during planned nationwide teachers' strike from 27 May • • • • • • India 5/26/2015 2:26:00 AM India-administered Kashmir: Attack on telecoms outlet in Baramulla underscores risks from militant activity • • • • • • Cambodia 5/26/2015 4:26:00 AM Cambodia, Thailand: Reconfirm status of Poi Pet border crossing following violent protests over import taxes • • • • • • Thailand 5/26/2015 4:26:00 AM Cambodia, Thailand: Reconfirm status of Poi Pet border crossing following violent protests over import taxes • • • • • • Afghanistan 5/26/2015 11:06:00 AM Wardak province: Complex attack in Maidan Shar underscores considerable risks posed by militancy (Revised 11:00 GMT) • • • • • • Indonesia 5/26/2015 8:30:00 AM Sulawesi: Killing, arrest of militants in Poso regency underline persistent militancy • • • • • • Myanmar 5/27/2015 12:12:00 AM Yangon: Expect localised disruption during rally by nationalists on 27 May • • • • • • Pakistan 5/26/2015 9:58:00 AM Lahore, urban centres: Avoid vicinity of demonstrations related to nationwide protest campaign until 14 June • • • • • • Kenya 5/26/2015 10:36:00 AM Garissa county: Ambush of police officers highlights persistent militant threat, HIGH travel risks (Revised 15.25 GMT) • • • • • • Pakistan 5/26/2015 10:53:00 AM Punjab province: Expect, avoid further protests over killing of lawyers • • • • • • Mali 5/26/2015 11:35:00 AM Bamako: Travel can proceed but exercise caution after killing of UN peacekeeper • • • • • • Nigeria 5/26/2015 12:50:00 PM Benue state: Fatal attacks in Logo underscore persistent threat of communal violence in Middle Belt region • • • • • • Afghanistan 5/26/2015 1:06:00 PM Kandahar: Militant attack on security building underlines persistent volatility in south • • • • • • Burundi 5/26/2015 4:40:00 PM Bujumbura: Renewed protests observed in several areas; continue to minimise movement (Revised 16.40 GMT) • • • • • • Iceland 5/26/2015 5:44:00 PM Reconfirm flights during 31 May-1 June strike by air workers; expect significant disruption if 6 June walkout proceeds • • • • • • India 5/26/2015 7:37:00 PM Rajasthan state: Expect continuing disruption to overland travel due to ongoing protest campaign by ethnic Gujjars • • • • • • Afghanistan 5/27/2015 3:42:00 AM Kabul: Assault near guesthouse in Wazir Akbar Khan area underlines vulnerability of foreign targets to militant attacks (Revised 27 May) • • • • • • Moldova 5/26/2015 8:14:00 PM Chisinau: Farmers postpone threatened protests to 1 July • • • • • • Peru 5/28/2015 12:10:00 AM Avoid all protests during multi-departmental strike on 27-28 May over controversial mining project • • • • • • United States 5/27/2015 2:42:00 AM Oklahoma, Texas states: Anticipate further travel disruption in coming days due to heavy rainfall, flooding • • • • • • Myanmar 5/27/2015 5:21:00 AM Kachin state: Intermittent clashes between army, militants underline travel risks in insurgency-affected areas • • • • • • Israel 5/27/2015 9:02:00 AM Israel, Palestinian Territories: Fresh rocket fire underscores persistent risks in border areas • • • • • • West Bank-Gaza Strip 5/27/2015 9:02:00 AM Israel, Palestinian Territories: Fresh rocket fire underscores persistent risks in border areas • • • • • • Cote d'Ivoire 5/27/2015 10:02:00 AM Abidjan: Monitor developments, exercise caution as opposition coalition plans to occupy Place de la Republique • • • • • • Libya 5/27/2015 10:34:00 AM Tobruk: Attempted assassination of prime minister underscores insecurity; continue to defer travel • • • • • • Peru 5/27/2015 11:36:00 AM Marcona: Avoid all demonstrations, reconfirm routes following violence at anti-mining protests • • • • • • Nepal 5/27/2015 11:52:00 AM Western region: Flash flood threat eases as landslide blocking Kali Gandaki river clears • • • • • • Egypt 5/27/2015 12:59:00 PM Beni Suef: Attack on train highlights persistent, low-level militant threat • • • • • • India 5/27/2015 1:02:00 PM Manipur: Disruption to travel, commercial activity probable in Sadar Hills during strike on 31 May-1 June • • • • • • Algeria 5/27/2015 1:25:00 PM Ghardaia province: Monitor developments following fresh clashes between locals, security forces • • • • • • Mexico 5/27/2015 1:33:00 PM Mexico City: Expect disruption around Paseo de la Reforma on 31 May during rally against drug-related violence • • • • • • Chile 5/28/2015 12:12:00 AM Santiago: Avoid student demonstrations on 28 May due to risk of unrest • • • • • • Uganda 5/27/2015 2:58:00 PM Kampala: Anticipate increased security during Martyrs Day celebrations on 3 June following alleged foiling of terror plot • • • • • • South Sudan 5/27/2015 4:06:00 PM Western Equatoria: Alleged new rebel group unlikely to pose statewide threat; travel security environment to remain fragile • • • • • • Indonesia 5/27/2015 4:27:00 PM Papua, West Papua provinces: Maintain heightened awareness following separatist group's threat to increase attacks • • • • • • India 5/27/2015 5:22:00 PM Meghalaya: Explosion at market complex in Tura underlines persistent militant threat • • • • • • Morocco 5/27/2015 6:24:00 PM Marrakech: Avoid further potential protests following clashes between students, police near university • • • • • • Venezuela 5/27/2015 7:35:00 PM Caracas, urban centres: Avoid opposition protests on 30 May due to credible risk of unrest • • • • • • Kenya 5/27/2015 8:10:00 PM Isiolo county: Fatal communal clashes underscore HIGH travel risk, need for stringent security precautions • • • • • • Botswana 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Chad 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Congo, Democratic Republic 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Cote d'Ivoire 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Equatorial Guinea 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Guinea 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Liberia 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Senegal 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • South Africa 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Togo 5/27/2015 9:52:00 PM Travel restrictions remain in place despite reported reduction in spread of Ebola • • • • • • Turkey 5/28/2015 3:04:00 AM Anticipate heightened security, disruption ahead of, during nationwide parliamentary elections on 7 June • • • • • • Libya 5/28/2015 5:08:00 AM Reported abduction of North Korean nationals in Sirte district underlines need to defer all travel • • • • • • Pakistan 5/28/2015 8:00:00 AM Sindh province: Explosions on railway tracks underline need to avoid all train travel • • • • • • Singapore 5/28/2015 8:02:00 AM Arrest of self-radicalised youths underlines low but credible risk of terrorism • • • • • • Turkey 5/28/2015 8:30:00 AM Istanbul: Avoid planned opposition rally on 30 May due to credible risk of violence • • • • • • Moldova 5/28/2015 8:35:00 AM Arrest of suspected Islamist extremists not indicative of increased travel risks • • • • • • India 5/28/2015 10:46:00 PM Rajasthan state: Disruption to ease as ethnic-Gujjar group ends protest blockade campaign • • • • • • India 5/28/2015 11:56:00 AM Haryana state: Curfew remains in place following communal violence in Atali village of Faridabad district • • • • • • Germany 5/28/2015 12:53:00 PM Bavaria: Anticipate disruption due to security measures ahead of G-7 summit from 7-8 June • • • • • • Nigeria 5/28/2015 12:59:00 PM Abuja: Expect travel disruption, heightened security due to inauguration of president on 29 May • • • • • • Greece 5/28/2015 1:28:00 PM Anarchist leader threatens attacks on government offices; exercise caution • • • • • • Uganda 5/28/2015 9:40:00 PM Kampala: Monitor developments, avoid protests following detainment of opposition leader • • • • • • India 5/28/2015 5:33:00 PM India-administered Kashmir: Exercise heightened awareness from 29 May during ten-day separatist protest campaign • • • • • • Turkey 5/28/2015 8:42:00 PM Istanbul: Avoid vicinity of Gezi Park anniversary protests on 31 May due to credible risk of unrest • • • • • • Iraq 5/28/2015 9:48:00 PM Baghdad: Fatal explosions reported in Karrada district; account for personnel, minimise movement • • • • • • Armenia 5/28/2015 11:42:00 PM Yerevan: Avoid protest over proposed energy price hike on 19 June; further related demonstrations possible • • • • • •
 


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