Current Travel Warnings from the State Department

Current Travel Warnings are only issued when long-term conditions make a country dangerous or unstable, the State Department recommends that Americans avoid or consider the risk of travel to that country.

Warnings are issued when the U.S. Government’s ability to aid American citizens is constrained due to the closure of an embassy or consulate or, because of a drawdown of its staff.

Current Travel Warnings

The State Department recommends that Americans avoid or consider the risk of travel to the following:

The State Department recommends that Americans avoid or consider the risk of travel to the following:

Sudan    09/15/2012
Tunisia    09/15/2012
Algeria
   09/13/2012
Libya    09/12/2012
Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of    09/11/2012
Republic of South Sudan   09/10/2012
Guinea    09/07/2012
Mali    08/29/2012
Syria    08/28/2012
Pakistan    08/27/2012
Israel, the West Bank and Gaza    08/10/2012
Iraq    08/09/2012
Congo, Democratic Republic of the    08/02/2012
Central African Republic    07/11/2012
Kenya    07/05/2012
Afghanistan    06/27/2012
Nigeria    06/21/2012
Haiti    06/18/2012
Somalia    06/15/2012
Philippines    06/14/2012
Mauritania    05/24/2012
Saudi Arabia   05/18/2012
Lebanon    05/08/2012
Iran    04/27/2012
Cote d’Ivoire   04/23/2012
Burundi    04/18/2012
Eritrea    04/18/2012
Mali    04/09/2012
Niger    04/06/2012
Chad    03/29/2012
Yemen   03/27/2012
Colombia    02/21/2012
Mexico    02/08/2012

  • Stay up to date using this link: Travel Warnings  This site also offers tips for living abroad, visiting abroad, and smart tips for General Advice for Americans Resident Overseas

The State Department has advice for handling emergencies while in other countries. Savvy travelers should simply review this site. In case of an emergency you will be prepared and know where to turn for support. Information on voting while outside the United States, and how to find a doctor or medical care abroad are on the site.

Sayun photos courtesy of http://www.utcyemen.com/

Chad http://wikitravel.org/en/File:Refugee_camp_Chad.jpg

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