Thursday, February 01, 2007

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Travel warnings


"When the overseas deaths of British nationals are analysed, the same trends are seen: deaths from natural causes are most common (73% to 82% of deaths from 1998 through 2001), with those from accidents and injuries second most common (14% to 17%) . Road accidents account for 53% to 72% of deaths from accidents each year." NaTHNaC - Travellers, Travel Health Information Sheets, Personal ...

Tropical diseases
http://www.thehtd.org/travel/

Other dangers

The following comes from:
Travel Advisories Index - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs ...

Israel
"We advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Israel at this time due to the very high threat of terrorist attack... We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks against a range of targets, including places frequented by tourists."

United Kingdom
"The United Kingdom lowered the threat level to 'Severe' on 14 August 2006. This means that an attack is highly likely and indicates a continuing high level of threat to the United Kingdom."

Egypt
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Egypt because of the high threat of terrorist attack. We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks against a range of targets, including places frequented by foreigners such as resorts and hotels and symbols of the Egyptian Government. Attacks could occur at any time, anywhere in Egypt."

India
"We advise you to exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in India because of the risk of terrorist activity by militant groups."

Indonesia
"We advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Indonesia, including Bali, at this time due to the very high threat of terrorist attack. We continue to receive a stream of reporting indicating that terrorists are in the advanced stages of planning attacks against Western interests in Indonesia against a range of targets, including places frequented by foreigners."

Kenya
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya because of the high threat of terrorist attacks against Western interests in Kenya and high crime levels. We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks against a range of targets, including places frequented by foreigners."

Malaysia
"We advise you to exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in Malaysia because of the risk of terrorist attack."

Morocco
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Morocco because of the high threat of terrorist attack against Western interests. We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks against a range of targets, including places frequented by foreigners."

Philippines
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines because of the high threat of terrorist attack. We continue to receive credible reports that terrorists are planning attacks against a range of targets, including places frequented by foreigners."

Russia
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Russia because of the threat of terrorist activity, particularly by Chechen separatists. Russian authorities continue to warn of the possibility of further terrorist attacks in Moscow."

Singapore
"We advise you to exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in Singapore, because of the risk of terrorist attack."

Spain
"We advise you to exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in Spain because of the risk of terrorism and street crime."

Sri Lanka
"We advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Sri Lanka at this time because of ongoing civil unrest, the volatile security situation and the very high risk of terrorist attacks."

Thailand
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution because of the high threat of terrorist attack. We continue to receive reports that terrorists may be planning attacks against a range of targets, including tourist areas and other places frequented by foreigners."

Tunisia
"We advise you to exercise caution and monitor developments that might affect your safety in Tunisia because of the risk of terrorist attack."

Turkey
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Turkey because of the high threat of terrorist attack. We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks against a range of targets, including places frequented by foreigners."

United Arab Emirates (Dubai)
"We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the United Arab Emirates because of the high threat of terrorist attack. We continue to receive reports that terrorists are planning attacks against Western interests in the United Arab Emirates. Commercial and public areas frequented by Westerners are possible terrorist targets."

The following comes from: Travel Advice by Country Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Australia
"You should be aware of the threat from terrorism in Australia. Attacks could be indiscriminate and against civilian targets, including places frequented by foreigners. The Australian authorities have carried out a number of arrests as a result of investigations into terrorist networks."

France
"There is a threat from terrorism. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places frequented by foreigners."

Ireland
"Ireland shares with the rest of Europe a threat from terrorism. Attacks could be indiscriminate and against civilian targets."France "There is a threat from terrorism. Attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places frequented by foreigners."

USA
"The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated the terror alert status of 'orange', or high, for all international and domestic flights in the USA."

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