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**Current TRAVEL ALERTS**(updated 11/30/2010)
Natural disasters, terrorist attacks, coups, anniversaries of terrorist events, election-related demonstrations or violence, and high-profile events such as international conferences or regional sports events are examples of conditions that might generate a Travel Alert. (*The following information is from the United States Department of State website. Click on link for detailed information, links will open in a new window.)
Indonesia Issued 11/10/2010 - Expires December 31, 2010
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to possible travel disruptions within and around Indonesia due to the ongoing eruption of Mount Merapi. Mount Merapi is located in central Java, 250 miles southeast of Jakarta and 330 miles west of Bali. The eruption has already caused cancellations of some flights to/from Jakarta and at other Indonesian airports closer to Mount Merapi, including nearby Yogyakarta.
St. Lucia Issued 11/03/2010 - Expires December 1, 2010
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling to and residing in St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines that Hurricane Tomas caused significant damage to these countries. St. Lucia's Prime Minister declared a state of emergency, and reports indicate that St. Lucia’s transportation and communication infrastructure was seriously affected.
Europe - Terrorism Issued 10/03/2010 - Expires January 31, 2011
The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to the potential for terrorist attacks in Europe. Current information suggests that al-Qa'ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks. European governments have taken action to guard against a terrorist attack and some have spoken publicly about the heightened threat conditions. Terrorists may elect to use a variety of means and weapons and target both official and private interests. U.S. citizens are reminded of the potential for terrorists to attack public transportation systems and other tourist infrastructure. Terrorists have targeted and attacked subway and rail systems, as well as aviation and maritime services. U.S. citizens should take every precaution to be aware of their surroundings and to adopt appropriate safety measures to protect themselves when traveling.
Pacific Typhoon Season Issued 6/16/2010 - Expires December 1, 2010
This Travel Alert is being issued to warn U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to East Asia and the West and Central Pacific region about the ongoing threat of typhoons originating in the West and Central Pacific region. The region covered by this alert includes countries in East Asia and the West and Central Pacific regions north of the Equator. Typhoons in this area of the Pacific may occur year round; however, historically, the most active months are June through November. U.S. citizens in the region should monitor local weather reports and take appropriate action as needed.
Hurricane Season Issued 6/16/2010 - Expires December 11, 2010
The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico. The official Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June through November. National Weather Service officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predict a 70 percent probability of the following ranges: fourteen to twenty-three named storms, with eight to fourteen becoming hurricanes, and three to seven becoming major hurricanes. NOAA recommends that those in hurricane-prone regions begin preparations for the upcoming season now.
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