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Medical & Security Alerts
Niger 5/21/2015 4:12:00 AM Meningitis outbreak • • • • • • Solomon Islands 5/21/2015 7:28:00 AM On Our Radar - Zika virus • • • • • • Korea, South 5/22/2015 5:34:00 AM Cases of MERS-CoV • • • • • • Qatar 5/21/2015 9:55:00 PM On Our Radar: MERS case in a camel farm employee • • • • • • Nigeria 5/22/2015 10:42:00 AM On Our Radar - Lead poisoning in Niger state • • • • • • Thailand 5/22/2015 1:24:00 AM Bangkok: Avoid possible commemorative events on 22 May due to risk of disturbances • • • • • • Bangladesh 5/22/2015 12:08:00 AM Dhaka: Avoid pro-government student rally on 22 May • • • • • • Algeria 5/20/2015 12:00:00 PM Ghardaia province: Monitor developments following further clashes between youths, security forces (Revised 20 May) • • • • • • Chile 5/21/2015 12:11:00 AM Valparaíso city: Plan routes bypassing planned student rally on 21 May • • • • • • Turkey 5/22/2015 4:04:00 AM Adana, Mersin: Explosions highlight ethnic, political tensions as parliamentary polls approach (Revised 22 May) • • • • • • India 5/20/2015 12:08:00 AM India-administered Kashmir: Plan road travel factoring closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway until 22 May for repair work • • • • • • Burundi 5/21/2015 6:46:00 PM More fatalities following further anti-government protests in Bujumbura; continue to defer travel • • • • • • Paraguay 5/20/2015 3:26:00 AM Anticipate disruption, avoid all demonstrations during indefinite nationwide anti-government protest campaign • • • • • • China 5/20/2015 5:24:00 AM Sichuan province: Expect heavy security presence in Linshui following clashes over railway project • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 5/20/2015 5:24:00 AM Sichuan province: Expect heavy security presence in Linshui following clashes over railway project • • • • • • Macao, SAR 5/20/2015 5:24:00 AM Sichuan province: Expect heavy security presence in Linshui following clashes over railway project • • • • • • United Kingdom 5/20/2015 6:10:00 AM Expect disruption to rail services during 24-hour nationwide strike from 25 May • • • • • • Colombia 5/20/2015 8:34:00 AM Puerto Gaitan: Monitor developments due to potential for further unrest around foreign-owned oilfield • • • • • • Algeria 5/20/2015 9:37:00 AM Kabylie region: Fatal security force operations in Bouira province highlight persistent risks from militant activity (Revised 21 May) • • • • • • South Sudan 5/20/2015 10:00:00 AM Palouge, Upper Nile: Relocate to Juba at first opportunity due to rebel advance, limited travel options • • • • • • Burkina Faso 5/20/2015 10:53:00 AM Ouagadougou: Avoid rally by civil society groups on 23 May as security precaution • • • • • • Nigeria 5/20/2015 12:44:00 PM Kogi state: Kidnapping of Sri Lankan national underscores need for stringent security precautions • • • • • • Libya 5/20/2015 2:48:00 PM Tripoli: Mass abduction of Tunisians, temporary kidnap of Briton underline need to defer all travel • • • • • • Israel 5/20/2015 5:23:00 PM Jerusalem: Fatal security incident underscores persistent risks from potential communal violence • • • • • • Peru 5/20/2015 11:35:00 PM Arequipa department: Anticipate, avoid further protests over copper mining project in coming days • • • • • • Mexico 5/21/2015 2:00:00 AM Guerrero state: Fatal shoot-out between criminal groups in Tlacotepec underscores HIGH travel risks • • • • • • Saudi Arabia 5/21/2015 2:44:00 AM Yemeni border region: Latest fatal cross-border fire in Jazan highlights HIGH travel risk rating • • • • • • Sri Lanka 5/21/2015 2:50:00 AM Northern province: Further disturbances possible after protest over rape case turns violent in Jaffna • • • • • • Germany 5/21/2015 10:04:00 PM Rail travel disruption to normalise after union strike called off • • • • • • India 5/21/2015 5:14:00 AM India-administered Kashmir: Expect, avoid separatist events related to Martyrs' Week until 24 May • • • • • • Greece 5/21/2015 7:14:00 AM Athens: Avoid planned anti-austerity rally in city centre on 23 May due to potential for localised unrest • • • • • • Nigeria 5/21/2015 8:38:00 AM Abuja: Exercise caution in Wuse 2 area following fatal clashes between police, illegal oil marketers • • • • • • Germany 5/21/2015 9:36:00 AM Dresden: Avoid anti-immigrant rallies, likely counter-protests on 25 May, 1 June due to potential for unrest • • • • • • Burundi 5/21/2015 10:12:00 AM Bujumbura: Minimise movement, be ready to stand fast as further unrest likely in city centre • • • • • • Pakistan 5/22/2015 1:26:00 AM Sindh province: Avoid protests by political party from 22 May as security precaution • • • • • • Nigeria 5/21/2015 7:43:00 PM Ado Ekiti: Curfew imposed after rioting in market areas; exercise caution in coming days (Revised 19.43 GMT) • • • • • • Indonesia 5/21/2015 11:24:00 AM Indonesia, Malaysia: Expect, avoid demonstrations at Myanmar diplomatic missions in coming days • • • • • • Malaysia 5/21/2015 11:24:00 AM Indonesia, Malaysia: Expect, avoid demonstrations at Myanmar diplomatic missions in coming days • • • • • • South Sudan 5/21/2015 11:58:00 AM Upper Nile state: Further fighting anticipated in, around Melut; relocate nearby staff to Juba • • • • • • Bulgaria 5/22/2015 1:39:00 AM Dimitrovgrad: Plan routes avoiding farmers protest on 22 May • • • • • • Ethiopia 5/21/2015 1:08:00 PM Alleged Ethiopian military incursion into Kenyan territory unlikely to escalate travel security risks near shared border • • • • • • Kenya 5/21/2015 1:08:00 PM Alleged Ethiopian military incursion into Kenyan territory unlikely to escalate travel security risks near shared border • • • • • • Kosovo 5/21/2015 2:07:00 PM Pristina: Anticipate, avoid further protests over status of ethnic-Albanian detainees • • • • • • Australia 5/21/2015 2:33:00 PM Threatening letter does not represent increased travel risk to Indonesian nationals • • • • • • Nigeria 5/21/2015 2:46:00 PM Anticipate travel disruption due to oil workers strike, fuel shortages • • • • • • Angola 5/21/2015 3:18:00 PM Luanda: Shooting of Chinese nationals during armed robbery attempt highlights need for precautions against violent crime • • • • • • Lebanon 5/21/2015 3:34:00 PM Syrian border areas: Army intensifies shelling of militant hideouts; defer all travel • • • • • • Kenya 5/21/2015 4:20:00 PM Reported sightings of Islamist militants in Garissa county highlight persistent travel risks in north-east • • • • • • Ghana 5/21/2015 5:10:00 PM Accra: Avoid vicinity of political party offices in Asylum Down area due to potential for unrest • • • • • • Tajikistan 5/22/2015 12:12:00 PM Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO): Tajik government suspends travel ban on foreigners; continue to avoid non-essential travel (Revised 22 May) • • • • • • Pakistan 5/22/2015 12:05:00 AM Lahore, urban centres: Avoid the vicinity of demonstrations related to nationwide protest campaign from 22 May over judicial decision • • • • • • United Kingdom 5/21/2015 9:02:00 PM Expect normal rail services on 25 May after unions suspend strike • • • • • • Denmark 5/21/2015 11:41:00 PM Denmark, Norway, Sweden: Reconfirm Scandinavian Airlines flights due to Norwegian pilots' strike • • • • • • Norway 5/21/2015 11:41:00 PM Denmark, Norway, Sweden: Reconfirm Scandinavian Airlines flights due to Norwegian pilots' strike • • • • • • Sweden 5/21/2015 11:41:00 PM Denmark, Norway, Sweden: Reconfirm Scandinavian Airlines flights due to Norwegian pilots' strike • • • • • • Peru 5/22/2015 3:10:00 AM Anticipate, avoid further protests over copper mining project during multi-departmental strike on 27-28 May • • • • • • Ukraine 5/22/2015 4:08:00 AM Kyiv: Further demonstrations over economic grievances likely; avoid all gatherings • • • • • • Indonesia 5/22/2015 4:42:00 AM Aceh province: Clashes between gunmen, security forces in Pidie underline potential for low-level violence • • • • • • China 5/22/2015 6:39:00 AM Southern provinces: Maintain flexible itineraries as heavy rainfall causes flooding, associated travel disruption • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 5/22/2015 6:39:00 AM Southern provinces: Maintain flexible itineraries as heavy rainfall causes flooding, associated travel disruption • • • • • • Macao, SAR 5/22/2015 6:39:00 AM Southern provinces: Maintain flexible itineraries as heavy rainfall causes flooding, associated travel disruption • • • • • • Chile 5/22/2015 6:56:00 AM Santiago Metropolitan Region: Reconfirm status of Pan-American Highway due to potential for roadblocks • • • • • • Peru 5/22/2015 6:56:00 AM Lambayeque department: Clashes in Chiclayo underline potential for disturbances associated with sugar plant workers strike • • • • • • Yemen 5/22/2015 7:17:00 AM Reported shelling of international aid office in Hajjah province underlines need to defer all travel • • • • • • Spain 5/22/2015 8:22:00 AM Madrid: Avoid vicinity of anti-austerity rallies on 23, 29 May as routine security precaution • • • • • • Malaysia 5/22/2015 10:39:00 AM Revelation of kidnap plot highlights low but credible threat from Islamist militant groups • • • • • • Saudi Arabia 5/22/2015 1:39:00 PM Al-Qatif district: Expect heightened security following fatal bombing in mosque in al-Qadeeh village (Revised 13.38 GMT) • • • • • • India 5/22/2015 11:07:00 AM Rajasthan state: Expect disruption to rail services due to ongoing protest campaign by Gujjar community • • • • • • South Africa 5/22/2015 11:36:00 AM Johannesburg: Shoot-out in Sandton area highlights incidental risks of crime • • • • • • Yemen 5/22/2015 12:29:00 PM Sanaa: Bombing reported at al Sayyah mosque in Shuub district; minimise non-essential movement • • • • • • China 5/22/2015 1:04:00 PM Hong Kong airport: Cathay Pacific staff end strike; further industrial action planned in August • • • • • • Hong Kong (SAR) 5/22/2015 1:04:00 PM Hong Kong airport: Cathay Pacific staff end strike; further industrial action planned in August • • • • • • Macao, SAR 5/22/2015 1:04:00 PM Hong Kong airport: Cathay Pacific staff end strike; further industrial action planned in August • • • • • • Thailand 5/22/2015 1:10:00 PM Monitor developments following postponement of general elections • • • • • • Kenya 5/22/2015 2:26:00 PM Somalia border areas: Security forces clash with militants near Garissa town; incident underlines HIGH travel risks • • • • • • India 5/22/2015 2:26:00 PM Nagaland: Imposition of curfew in border areas underscores persistent risk from militant activity • • • • • •
 


Welcome to the Dartmouth College Assistance Program, providing all students, faculty, and administrators worldwide while traveling for College related activities 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 24-hour Assistance Centers, international clinics and remote-site medical facilities across five continents. International SOS is the leader in their field, ready to help you with all of your medical and security needs. Please note this is an assistance program, NOT health insurance. You should determine how your health insurance applies to international care prior to departure.

Whenever you travel away from your country of residence, make sure you have your International SOS card handy. Also, 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 Program Benefits and to find answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

We strongly encourage you to store your personal travel information and any other important information such as contact information in MyTrips.  This information is easily accessed by you or International SOS (with your permission) in an emergency situation. My Trips is an enhanced version of Personal Travel Record.

Also, you can store and access your vital personal health, vaccination and travel information online, anytime, anywhere. It will be available to you and, with your consent, International SOS medical staff, better assisting you in the event of an emergency. The system also recommends appropriate vaccinations and sends you reminders when follow-up boosters are required. Activate Your Emergency Record.

 

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