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Guinea 3/2/2015 2:29:00 AM Ebola virus disease outbreak • • • • • • Liberia 3/2/2015 2:11:00 AM Ebola virus disease outbreak • • • • • • Sierra Leone 3/2/2015 2:17:00 AM Ebola virus disease outbreak • • • • • • India 3/2/2015 6:48:00 AM Reduced air quality in New Delhi and other areas • • • • • • India 3/2/2015 1:35:00 PM Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09/”swine flu” activity • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 3/2/2015 3:37:00 PM On Our Radar - Increase in flu activity in Hong Kong • • • • • • Mozambique 3/2/2015 12:33:00 PM Cholera outbreak • • • • • • Liberia 3/2/2015 2:21:00 PM On Our Radar: Pertussis (whooping cough) • • • • • • Nepal 2/28/2015 9:57:00 PM Expect, avoid potentially unruly opposition protests until 29 March; rally planned for 9 March (Revised 28 Feb) • • • • • • Lesotho 3/2/2015 2:31:00 AM Avoid non-essential travel to Maseru due to potential for election-related violence (Revised 2 Mar) • • • • • • Sudan 3/2/2015 6:45:00 AM Khartoum: Protests, localised disruption likely around court building on 2 March during trial of opposition activists • • • • • • Argentina 3/2/2015 12:19:00 AM Demonstrations likely during union-led nationwide strike on 2-3 March • • • • • • Austria 3/2/2015 12:19:00 AM Avoid planned anti-immigrant rallies, counter-protests due to potential for localised unrest, disruption • • • • • • Belgium 3/2/2015 12:19:00 AM Avoid planned anti-immigrant rallies, counter-protests due to potential for localised unrest, disruption • • • • • • Denmark 3/2/2015 12:19:00 AM Avoid planned anti-immigrant rallies, counter-protests due to potential for localised unrest, disruption • • • • • • Germany 3/2/2015 12:19:00 AM Avoid planned anti-immigrant rallies, counter-protests due to potential for localised unrest, disruption • • • • • • United Kingdom 3/2/2015 12:19:00 AM Avoid planned anti-immigrant rallies, counter-protests due to potential for localised unrest, disruption • • • • • • Bangladesh 3/2/2015 12:25:00 AM Avoid all related gatherings during ongoing nationwide strike due to risk of violence (Revised 2 Mar) • • • • • • Myanmar 3/2/2015 10:47:00 AM Shan state: Defer non-essential travel to Kokang due to travel risks from armed conflict (Revised 2 Mar) • • • • • • Bangladesh 3/1/2015 12:25:00 AM Dhaka, urban centres: Anticipate violence, significant disruption during ongoing opposition strike campaign • • • • • • Colombia 2/28/2015 9:38:00 PM Cauca, Valle del Cauca departments: Further violent protests by indigenous groups likely (Revised 28 Feb) • • • • • • Slovakia 2/28/2015 12:04:00 AM Bratislava: Avoid planned rallies in coming weeks as routine precaution • • • • • • Indonesia 2/28/2015 5:26:00 AM Jakarta, environs: Further rainfall, flooding expected in coming days; plan itineraries accordingly • • • • • • Cambodia 2/28/2015 5:53:00 AM Sihanoukville: Gang-related shooting injures bystander; incident highlights crime risks, need for precautions • • • • • • Germany 2/28/2015 2:29:00 PM Bremen: Anticipate heightened security after official warning of unspecified terror threat • • • • • • Egypt 3/1/2015 12:29:00 AM Avoid demonstrations during ongoing week-long opposition protest campaign • • • • • • Brazil 2/28/2015 7:42:00 PM Blockades by truck drivers continue in several states; reconfirm status of routes • • • • • • Norway 3/2/2015 5:01:00 AM Reconfirm flights due to ongoing strike by pilots of budget carrier Norwegian (Revised 2 Mar) • • • • • • Bangladesh 3/1/2015 4:07:00 AM Dhaka: Killing of Bangladeshi-born US blogger highlights threat of extremist violence • • • • • • South Africa 3/2/2015 12:21:00 AM Avoid planned pro-Palestinian demonstrations on 2-8 March as security precaution • • • • • • Yemen 3/1/2015 8:41:00 AM Aden: Continue to defer all travel despite relocation of Saudi, UAE, Kuwaiti embassies from capital • • • • • • Papua New Guinea 3/1/2015 9:27:00 AM Highlands region: Reconfirm status of Highlands Highway following reported damage caused by severe weather • • • • • • Algeria 3/1/2015 12:23:00 PM Urban centres: Expect, avoid further demonstrations against shale gas extraction project • • • • • • Philippines 3/1/2015 1:54:00 PM Kalibo: Reconfirm flights due to scheduled temporary closure of Kalibo airport early on 3 March • • • • • • Denmark 3/1/2015 2:31:00 PM Copenhagen: Reconfirm flights due to ongoing strike by Scandinavian Airlines cabin crew • • • • • • Indonesia 3/1/2015 6:05:00 PM Bali: Anticipate significant disruption, movement restrictions during Hindu festival on 21 March • • • • • • Peru 3/1/2015 7:48:00 PM Cusco region: Avoid rallies associated with strike by farmers on 4-5 March • • • • • • China 3/1/2015 8:37:00 PM Yunnan province: Minor damage reported following magnitude 5.2 earthquake near Nansanzhen • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 3/1/2015 8:37:00 PM Yunnan province: Minor damage reported following magnitude 5.2 earthquake near Nansanzhen • • • • • • Macao, SAR 3/1/2015 8:37:00 PM Yunnan province: Minor damage reported following magnitude 5.2 earthquake near Nansanzhen • • • • • • China 3/1/2015 10:27:00 PM Hong Kong: Disturbances during rally against parallel trading underline need to avoid all protests • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 3/1/2015 10:27:00 PM Hong Kong: Disturbances during rally against parallel trading underline need to avoid all protests • • • • • • Macao, SAR 3/1/2015 10:27:00 PM Hong Kong: Disturbances during rally against parallel trading underline need to avoid all protests • • • • • • United States 3/2/2015 12:39:00 AM North-eastern states: Anticipate travel disruption due to severe weather conditions • • • • • • Venezuela 3/2/2015 12:53:00 AM WARNING: President announces new visa requirements for US citizens; confirm all entry requirements, travel arrangements • • • • • • Afghanistan 3/2/2015 1:05:00 AM Northern, central provinces: Avoid travel to areas severely affected by avalanches • • • • • • Maldives 3/2/2015 1:22:00 AM Malé: Disruptive protests likely during trial of former president on 2 March • • • • • • Bangladesh 3/2/2015 2:53:00 AM Avoid planned rally in Dhaka by ruling party on 4 March, nationwide marches on 8-10 March • • • • • • Korea, North 3/2/2015 3:05:00 AM Korean peninsula: Tensions during military exercises unlikely to lead to significant deterioration in travel security environment • • • • • • Korea, South 3/2/2015 3:05:00 AM Korean peninsula: Tensions during military exercises unlikely to lead to significant deterioration in travel security environment • • • • • • Egypt 3/2/2015 6:07:00 AM Urban centres: Fatal explosion near police station in Aswan underscores persistent risk from militancy • • • • • • France 3/2/2015 7:18:00 AM Reconfirm flights on Corsair due to planned strike by employees on 6-8 March • • • • • • Ghana 3/2/2015 8:22:00 AM Accra: Avoid planned demonstration on 6 March as basic security precaution • • • • • • Guinea 3/2/2015 8:35:00 AM Expect travel disruption if threatened 48-hour nationwide strike proceeds from 6 March; avoid related protests • • • • • • South Africa 3/2/2015 2:41:00 PM Roodepoort: Clearwater Mall reopened following hoax bomb threat (Revised 14.40 GMT) • • • • • • Burundi 3/2/2015 10:13:00 AM Bujumbura: Avoid all protests, political gatherings ahead of upcoming elections • • • • • • India 3/2/2015 10:23:00 AM India-administered Kashmir: Expect further intermittent road closures, disruption to air travel during winter season • • • • • • Pakistan 3/2/2015 10:49:00 AM Coal miners to hold nationwide protests from 7 March; avoid all related events • • • • • • Myanmar 3/2/2015 11:09:00 AM Yangon, other urban centres: Protest march by student activists blocked by police in Bago region; monitor developments • • • • • • Egypt 3/2/2015 1:21:00 PM Cairo: Avoid vicinity of High Court of Justice building following fatal explosion • • • • • • Kenya 3/2/2015 2:43:00 PM Nairobi: Anticipate heightened security following intelligence warning of militant attack • • • • • • Madagascar 3/2/2015 3:55:00 PM Antananarivo: Anticipate further travel disruption due to heavy rainfall, flooding • • • • • •
 


Welcome to Emory University's International Assistance Program

International SOS provides Emory's students, faculty, and staff traveling internationally on Emory business or sponsored programs with international medical, security and travel assistance, managed and administered by International SOS. International SOS is the world's largest medical and security assistance company, with more than 6,000 professionals in 24-hour Assistance Centers, international clinics and remote-site medical facilities across five continents. International SOS is the leader in its field, ready to help you with all of your medical and security needs.

Please note that this is an assistance program, NOT healthcare or health insurance. You should determine how your health insurance applies to international care prior to departure. In most instances, medical expenses incurred abroad will have to be paid out of pocket and reimbursement sought later from your insurance carrier.

Make sure you review important medical and safety information about the country to which you are traveling. We encourage you to learn more about the Membership Benefits and to find answers to Frequently Asked Questions by clicking on the tabs above.

Emory University travelers booking outside the corporate travel department are required to log their air, hotel, and car bookings into MyTrips, an easy-to-use web-based link for their safety. Please click here for an userguide. 

Through International SOS, you can store your travel plans as well as vital personal health and vaccination information securely online. That way you can access it anytime, anywhere. Your personal health information and personal documentation will only be available to you and, with your consent; your personal health information will be made available to International SOS medical staff to better assist you in the event of an emergency. The system also recommends appropriate vaccinations and sends you reminders when follow-up boosters are required. Click here to activate your Emergency Record. 
*Please use Internet Explorer 6.0 or greater to complete and view your Emergency Record. During business hours, password issues can be resolved with onlinehelp@internationalsos.com. After hours, please contact the Philadelphia Assistance Center at 1-215-942-8226 orphlopsmed@internationalsos.com

Travel to Cuba requires special arrangements. Travel to this country should be requested through the Office of Quality and Risk.  You can reach the Office of Quality and Risk by calling 404.778.7932 or 404.778.7937

There are several coverage exclusions and/or restrictions that may apply. Please click here to see a list of the major exclusions and/or restrictions. With the approval of Emory, International SOS, at its sole discretion, may assist Members on a fee-for-service basis for interventions falling within these exceptions. Any costs incurred by Emory may be collected from the individual, the school or the department. Questions pertaining to these exclusions and/or restrictions should be discussed with the Office of Quality and Risk.

Whenever you travel away from your country of residence, make sure you have your International SOS card with you at all times Log into the web site, review the information on International SOS and download the membership card. Please be aware that some of International SOS's services such as interpreters and emergency personal cash advances carry additional charges. If you request a service that has an additional charge, International SOS will inform you in advance and will require a credit card number in order to activate the service.

Inquire about/sign up for 20% discount on International SOS services and assistance while traveling for leisure/on vacation.

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