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Barbados 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • South Africa 3/25/2015 10:09:00 AM Johannesburg: Fatal shooting at Park station highlights threat of crime at transport hubs • • • • • • Iraq 3/24/2015 11:30:00 AM Kurdistan region: German federal ministry bans flights to Erbil until 30 March; no change in travel advice • • • • • • Burundi 3/26/2015 1:49:00 PM Bujumbura: Avoid planned protest on 27 March, political gatherings ahead of upcoming elections • • • • • • Eritrea 3/25/2015 5:14:00 PM Gash-Barka region: Reports of Ethiopian airstrike on gold mine believed to be inaccurate; inter-state conflict unlikely • • • • • • Bolivia 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Brazil 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Brazil 3/24/2015 8:44:00 PM São Paulo, urban centres: Protests likely to increase in coming months over water shortages • • • • • • Brazil 3/25/2015 12:19:00 AM On Our Radar: Drought, water shortages in Sao Paulo and other southeastern states • • • • • • Ecuador 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • El Salvador 3/26/2015 8:55:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • El Salvador 3/26/2015 12:15:00 AM San Salvador, urban centres: Anticipate disruption due to peace rallies on 26 March • • • • • • Guatemala 3/26/2015 8:55:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Honduras 3/26/2015 8:55:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Nicaragua 3/26/2015 8:55:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Peru 3/26/2015 2:26:00 PM Lima province: Central Highway in Chosica to reopen on 27 March (Revised 26 Mar) • • • • • • Peru 3/25/2015 11:50:00 AM Cocachacra: Avoid all demonstrations, reconfirm routes following violence at protests • • • • • • Venezuela 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Egypt 3/25/2015 6:38:00 AM Bird flu A(H5N1) • • • • • • Egypt 3/24/2015 1:50:00 PM Travel risk rating for Western Desert region raised to HIGH due to area's insecurity, remoteness • • • • • • Egypt 3/26/2015 10:04:00 AM Urban centres: Attack in Giza underlines persistent low-level militant threat • • • • • • Kuwait 3/24/2015 8:38:00 AM Kuwait City: Expect, avoid further protests over imprisonment of opposition leader • • • • • • Afghanistan 3/25/2015 3:38:00 PM Kabul: Fatal suicide bombing in city centre underscores persistent travel security risks (Revised 15.37 GMT) • • • • • • Libya 3/25/2015 3:44:00 AM Misrata, Tripoli: Bomb attacks highlight continued sporadic exposure to conflict; defer all travel (Revised 25 Mar) • • • • • • Libya 3/25/2015 4:28:00 AM Tunisia closes airspace to flights from western Libya; continue to defer all travel to country • • • • • • Morocco 3/24/2015 6:29:00 PM Arrests of suspected extremists underline persistent terrorism, associated travel risks • • • • • • Saudi Arabia 3/24/2015 6:07:00 AM Swedish nationals may experience visa delays due to ongoing diplomatic dispute; normal travel can continue • • • • • • Saudi Arabia 3/26/2015 10:58:00 AM Reconfirm itineraries as authorities indefinitely suspend operations at several southern airports • • • • • • Saudi Arabia 3/26/2015 1:20:00 PM Expect heightened military presence, disruption after commercial flights suspended at southern airports • • • • • • Cameroon 3/24/2015 11:24:00 AM East region: Abduction of bus passengers near Garoua-Boulaï underlines HIGH travel risks in border areas with CAR • • • • • • Senegal 3/26/2015 3:42:00 PM Dakar: Planned rally over conviction of former president's son cancelled; continue to monitor developments • • • • • • China 3/26/2015 4:22:00 AM Bird flu • • • • • • China 3/24/2015 11:42:00 AM Yunnan: Security incident in Lincang prefecture underscores need for enhanced precautions in areas bordering Myanmar (Revised 24 Mar) • • • • • • China 3/26/2015 7:46:00 AM Guangdong province: Further disruptive protests possible in Dongguan following clashes with striking workers, police • • • • • • India 3/25/2015 2:25:00 AM Delhi: Seizure of arms cache near public transport hub not related to terrorism • • • • • • Philippines 3/24/2015 6:56:00 AM Mindanao: Heightened security, statements by authorities underscore potential for attacks during Communist Party's founding anniversary on 29 March • • • • • • Macedonia 3/26/2015 1:14:00 PM Skopje: Avoid planned protest on 28 March outside national television building • • • • • • Ukraine 3/25/2015 4:33:00 PM Odessa, Kharkiv: Explosion targeting residential building highlights need for increased vigilance • • • • • • Ukraine 3/26/2015 1:09:00 AM Dnipropetrovsk: Avoid rally on 28 March against governor's dismissal • • • • • • Ukraine 3/26/2015 4:23:00 PM Donetsk, Luhansk provinces: Continue to defer all travel due to ongoing violence affecting civilians • • • • • • Pakistan 3/24/2015 10:08:00 AM Balochistan province: Attack on oil tanker vehicles in Mastung highlights risks from militancy, need to avoid non-essential travel • • • • • • Turkey 3/25/2015 1:26:00 AM Istanbul: Security force raids against leftist militants underscores persistent risk of militancy; normal travel can continue • • • • • • Turkey 3/26/2015 11:03:00 AM South-eastern provinces: Anticipate heightened security during ongoing military operation • • • • • • Turkey 3/26/2015 11:41:00 AM Hatay province: Cross-border firing underlines MEDIUM travel risks; avoid non-essential travel to border areas • • • • • • Turkey 3/26/2015 2:12:00 PM Istanbul: Security incident in Kagithane district highlights latent terrorist threat in urban centres • • • • • • Uzbekistan 3/26/2015 3:56:00 PM Tashkent, urban centres: Expect heightened security ahead of presidential poll on 29 March • • • • • • Kenya 3/24/2015 9:58:00 AM Malindi: Exercise caution due to potential for further unruly protests by local traders • • • • • • Cote d'Ivoire 3/25/2015 10:58:00 PM Abidjan: Further disruptive protests likely near university campus in Cocody (Revised 22.58 GMT) • • • • • • Mozambique 3/25/2015 10:10:00 AM Dondo: Exercise caution due to potential for further violent protests • • • • • • Nigeria 3/26/2015 12:14:00 PM Security heightened ahead of elections; stand fast on voting days, minimise movement for 72 hours thereafter (Revised 26 Mar) • • • • • • Nigeria 3/26/2015 4:58:00 PM Lagos: Expect increased security, travel disruption during election period • • • • • • Uganda 3/26/2015 9:45:00 AM Kampala: Exercise vigilance, monitor developments following issuance of terrorism alerts by US, British embassies • • • • • • Togo 3/26/2015 9:14:00 AM Avoid all protests linked to ongoing nationwide teachers' strike due to risk of fresh unrest • • • • • • Togo 3/26/2015 2:38:00 PM Lomé, major cities: Avoid political events during campaigning for 15 April presidential election; localised unrest likely • • • • • • Colombia 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Colombia 3/26/2015 12:17:00 AM Avoid demonstrations during petroleum workers' indefinite nationwide strike from 26 March • • • • • • Colombia 3/26/2015 5:05:00 AM Guerrilla attacks likely to continue despite FARC unilateral ceasefire; continue to avoid non-essential travel to HIGH risk areas • • • • • • Colombia 3/26/2015 4:30:00 PM Petrol workers union suspends scheduled strike; normal travel can continue • • • • • • Haiti 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Algeria 3/25/2015 7:28:00 PM Adrar, Ouargla, Tamanrasset: Expect, avoid further anti-gas exploration protests (Revised 25 Mar) • • • • • • Yemen 3/24/2015 9:37:00 AM Taiz: Protest dispersed by gunfire as officials demand removal of militia checkpoints; continue to defer travel • • • • • • Yemen 3/26/2015 12:14:00 AM Aden: Continue to stand fast following reported seizure of airport; further fighting likely (Revised 26 Mar) • • • • • • Yemen 3/26/2015 11:30:00 AM EVACUATE: FULL EVACUATION: Defer all travel, stand fast until evacuation options are available due to worsening conflict • • • • • • Myanmar 3/24/2015 6:47:00 AM Mandalay, urban centres: Further protests likely over arrest of student activists (Revised 24 Mar) • • • • • • Antigua and Barbuda 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Andorra 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Aruba 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Australia 3/26/2015 10:30:00 AM Northern Territory: Expect heavy rainfall in Northern Territory due to passage of ex-tropical cyclone Nathan • • • • • • Bahamas 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Belize 3/26/2015 8:55:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Singapore 3/25/2015 12:11:00 AM Road closures to cause some disruption during mourning events for country's first prime minister • • • • • • Canada 3/24/2015 11:36:00 PM Measles outbreaks in Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec • • • • • • Canada 3/26/2015 3:51:00 AM Quebec province: Plan routes avoiding student demonstrations in coming weeks • • • • • • Chile 3/26/2015 12:17:00 AM Regions II, III, IV: Flooding causes significant travel disruption; maintain flexible itineraries • • • • • • Costa Rica 3/26/2015 8:55:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Dominican Republic 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Dominica 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • French Guiana 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Gabon 3/25/2015 4:48:00 PM Libreville, other urban centres: Further protests over public sector strike likely in coming days; avoid all demonstrations (Revised 16.47 GMT) • • • • • • Gabon 3/26/2015 12:17:00 AM Libreville: Avoid courthouse on 26 March due to potential for unrest during opposition rally • • • • • • Grenada 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Malaysia 3/26/2015 6:40:00 AM Continuing dengue outbreak • • • • • • Guyana 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Maldives 3/25/2015 4:12:00 AM Malé: Expect further protests over imprisonment of former president; avoid all related public gatherings • • • • • • Jamaica 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Paraguay 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Paraguay 3/26/2015 1:30:00 AM Asunción: Anticipate disruptive demonstrations during annual agricultural workers' march on 26 March • • • • • • Mexico 3/26/2015 8:09:00 AM Chikungunya • • • • • • Mexico 3/24/2015 8:46:00 AM Tamaulipas state: Clashes between criminals, security forces underscore need to avoid non-essential travel • • • • • • Mexico 3/26/2015 12:10:00 AM Mexico City, other urban centres: Avoid rallies on 26 March over missing students • • • • • • Puerto Rico 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Panama 3/26/2015 8:55:00 AM Chikungunya in Central America • • • • • • Saint Kitts and Nevis 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Suriname 3/26/2015 9:05:00 AM Chikungunya in South America • • • • • • Saint Lucia 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Trinidad and Tobago 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Tunisia 3/24/2015 12:03:00 AM Tunis: World Social Forum to take place in city on 24-28 March; expect localised travel disruption • • • • • • Tunisia 3/25/2015 7:38:00 AM Tunis: Expect heightened security, localised disruption on 29 March due to anti-terrorism rally • • • • • • US Virgin Islands 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 3/24/2015 11:42:00 AM Yunnan: Security incident in Lincang prefecture underscores need for enhanced precautions in areas bordering Myanmar (Revised 24 Mar) • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 3/26/2015 7:46:00 AM Guangdong province: Further disruptive protests possible in Dongguan following clashes with striking workers, police • • • • • • Madagascar 3/26/2015 11:48:00 AM Mananjary: Monitor developments closely following violent protests • • • • • • Macao, SAR 3/24/2015 11:42:00 AM Yunnan: Security incident in Lincang prefecture underscores need for enhanced precautions in areas bordering Myanmar (Revised 24 Mar) • • • • • • Macao, SAR 3/26/2015 7:46:00 AM Guangdong province: Further disruptive protests possible in Dongguan following clashes with striking workers, police • • • • • • Cayman Islands 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • St. Vincent & the Grenadines 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • East Timor 3/24/2015 6:55:00 AM Dili, urban centres: Authorities deploy police to capture former guerrilla commander; expect heightened security • • • • • • Cook Islands 3/26/2015 6:29:00 AM On Our Radar - Chikungunya • • • • • • Anguilla 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Saint Martin 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • British Virgin Islands 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Turks and Caicos Islands 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Guadeloupe 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Montserrat 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Bonaire 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Curacao 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • Saba 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • St Eustatius 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • • St Maarten 3/26/2015 9:00:00 AM Chikungunya in The Caribbean • • • • • •
 


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