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Saudi Arabia 4/19/2014 6:31:00 AM More cases of MERS-CoV (novel coronavirus) reported • • • • • • Malaysia 4/19/2014 9:33:00 PM Continuing dengue outbreak • • • • • • Martinique 4/19/2014 9:02:00 PM Chikungunya outbreak • • • • • • Guadeloupe 4/19/2014 9:07:00 PM Chikungunya • • • • • • St Maarten 4/19/2014 8:55:00 PM Chikungunya detected • • • • • • Australia 4/19/2014 9:45:00 PM Dengue fever in Northern Queensland • • • • • • New Caledonia 4/19/2014 9:23:00 PM Zika virus outbreak set to continue as local cases mount • • • • • • Saint Kitts and Nevis 4/19/2014 9:14:00 PM Locally acquired chikungunya • • • • • • Equatorial Guinea 4/19/2014 8:47:00 AM Polio returns after long absence • • • • • • Cook Islands 4/19/2014 9:28:00 PM On Our Radar - Zika virus • • • • • • Norway 4/18/2014 8:04:00 AM On Our Radar - Hepatitis A • • • • • • United Arab Emirates 4/18/2014 11:37:00 AM MERS-CoV cluster of cases in Al Ain • • • • • • Greece 4/19/2014 10:32:00 AM On Our Radar - first imported MERS-CoV case • • • • • • Peru 4/19/2014 11:37:00 AM On Our Radar - Ubinas volcano • • • • • • Vietnam 4/19/2014 2:52:00 PM Measles cases rise nationwide • • • • • • Nepal 4/20/2014 12:01:00 AM Avoid events related to nationwide protest campaign by indigenous groups from 20 April • • • • • • Egypt 4/18/2014 7:06:00 PM Clashes during anti-government protests underline need to avoid all demonstrations (Revised 18 Apr) • • • • • • Libya 4/18/2014 10:27:00 AM Tripoli: Reported abductions of Tunisian, Jordanian diplomats highlight HIGH travel risks, need for stringent security precautions (Revised 18 Apr) • • • • • • Nigeria 4/19/2014 3:27:00 PM Abuja: Travel can proceed despite lethal bomb attack; minimise time spent around likely militant targets (Revised 19 Apr) • • • • • • Algeria 4/20/2014 12:01:00 AM Tizi Ouzou: Plan routes avoiding rally on 20 April due to risk of localised unrest • • • • • • Uganda 4/19/2014 12:18:00 AM Kampala: Exercise high levels of vigilance due to underlying threat of militant attack over Easter period • • • • • • Nigeria 4/19/2014 12:23:00 AM Expect heightened security, associated disruption during Easter holiday until 1 May • • • • • • Ukraine 4/20/2014 1:18:00 PM Defer all travel to Donetsk, Luhansk regions due to volatile security situation (Revised 20 Apr) • • • • • • Brazil 4/18/2014 1:23:00 AM Bahia state: Police officers end work stoppage; continue to monitor situation, observe security precautions • • • • • • Thailand 4/18/2014 2:58:00 AM Bangkok: Authorities reportedly disrupt planned terrorist attack; expect heightened security in central areas • • • • • • Turkey 4/18/2014 5:37:00 AM Urban centres: Expect travel disruption on 1 May due to Labour Day rallies; Taksim Square in Istanbul possible location despite ban on gatherings • • • • • • Mali 4/18/2014 7:01:00 AM Northern regions: Kidnapped aid workers rescued near Timbuktu; abduction underscores persistent travel security risks • • • • • • Ukraine 4/20/2014 5:43:00 AM Restrictions imposed on entry of Russian nationals; continue to avoid travel to Crimea, Donetsk, Luhansk, regions (Revised 20 Apr) • • • • • • Portugal 4/18/2014 7:46:00 AM Anticipate travel disruption, possible protests during planned nationwide rail strike on 8 May • • • • • • Norway 4/18/2014 8:07:00 AM Disruption to Norwegian Air Shuttle flights likely on 30 April if strike by cabin staff proceeds • • • • • • Tunisia 4/18/2014 10:12:00 AM Tataouine: Disruptive protests possible during oil workers' strike on 28-30 April • • • • • • Peru 4/18/2014 10:25:00 AM Arequipa, Moquegua departments: Monitor developments following significant increase in volcanic activity at Ubinas volcano • • • • • • United Kingdom 4/18/2014 12:19:00 PM London: Planned underground network strikes on 28-30 April, 5-8 May to cause disruption • • • • • • Nigeria 4/18/2014 2:30:00 PM Lagos state: Expect heightened security, travel restrictions during carnival on 21 April • • • • • • Bangladesh 4/18/2014 3:15:00 PM Avoid vicinity of polling centres due to potential for disturbances during local elections on 16 May • • • • • • Algeria 4/19/2014 12:07:00 AM Fresh protests likely after release of election results; potential for unrest highest in Kabylie, Batna (Revised 19 Apr) • • • • • • Argentina 4/18/2014 10:58:00 PM Buenos Aires: Check status of routes through Moreno suburb after live ammunition used in clashes over housing dispute • • • • • • Egypt 4/19/2014 12:12:00 AM Urban centres: Explosion at security checkpoint in Giza highlights growing militant threat • • • • • • Libya 4/19/2014 4:15:00 AM Tripoli: Gunmen break into Portuguese embassy; incident reflective of poor security environment, need for enhanced precautions • • • • • • Ukraine 4/20/2014 12:01:00 AM Kharkiv: Avoid vicinity of pro-Russian rallies on 20-21 April at Freedom Square due to risk of unrest • • • • • • India 4/19/2014 8:06:00 AM Jammu and Kashmir state: Disruption likely during separatist protest campaign on 21, 24, 30 April, 7 May • • • • • • Israel 4/20/2014 10:02:00 AM Jerusalem: Fresh disturbance at Temple Mount underlines need for caution at religious sites (Revised 20 Apr) • • • • • • Chile 4/19/2014 1:33:00 PM Santiago: Student groups postpone rally scheduled for 24 April; monitor situation for developments • • • • • • Venezuela 4/19/2014 1:54:00 PM Clashes between protesters, police in Caracas underscore risk of unrest during political gatherings; continue to defer non-essential travel • • • • • • Papua New Guinea 4/19/2014 3:51:00 PM Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea: Authorities lift tsunami warning issued following strong offshore earthquake (Revised 15.51 GMT) • • • • • • Solomon Islands 4/19/2014 3:51:00 PM Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea: Authorities lift tsunami warning issued following strong offshore earthquake (Revised 15.51 GMT) • • • • • • Egypt 4/19/2014 2:34:00 PM Sectarian clashes in Qalyubia underline need to exercise caution over Easter weekend • • • • • • Bahrain 4/19/2014 10:06:00 PM Explosions in Northern, Sitra governorates reminder of travel risks posed by low-level militancy • • • • • • Mexico 4/19/2014 11:41:00 PM Guerrero state: Damage to buildings, roads reported following magnitude 7.2 earthquake; abide by all directives • • • • • • Brazil 4/20/2014 3:37:00 AM Rio de Janeiro: Airport security guards to hold indefinite strike from 24 April; expect possible delays • • • • • • Egypt 4/20/2014 5:05:00 AM Fatal shooting of police officers on Suez-Cairo road underscores militant threat outside North Sinai • • • • • • Taiwan 4/20/2014 7:32:00 AM Taipei: Avoid opposition sit-in protests outside parliament building on 22-25 April • • • • • • South Sudan 4/20/2014 8:11:00 AM Warrap state: Fatal clashes between police, cattle raiders underline need for comprehensive security planning for travel outside Juba • • • • • • Iraq 4/20/2014 11:11:00 AM Southern provinces: Lethal car bombings in Rumaytha, Haswa underscore HIGH travel risk rating, need for security measures (Revised 11.10 GMT) • • • • • • Venezuela 4/20/2014 10:37:00 AM Caracas: Avoid anti-government rally due to risk of unrest • • • • • • Brazil 4/20/2014 12:15:00 PM Rio de Janeiro state: Further unrest possible in Niteroi following disruptive protests over lethal police operation • • • • • • Libya 4/20/2014 12:35:00 PM Sirte: Armed clashes highlight need for security support, countrywide potential for militia violence • • • • • •
 


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