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Emergency Updates

    • Ongoing Disturbance in Copenhagen

      September 21, 2018

      Drexel IHSS is following closely news about ongoing violent gang activity in the area of Nørrebro and Copenhagen Northwest. The US Embassy in Denmark released a security alert regarding the recent troubles in this area. Drexel travelers in the region have been advised to avoid the affected areas or practice increased caution in these neighborhoods.


    • Typhoon Mangkhut

      September 16, 2018

      Drexel International Health, Safety and Security has been following closely Typhoon Mangkhut as it travels through the region including the Philippines, Hong Kong and South China.  Drexel travelers in the region were alerted to the major storm earlier in the week, and all known Drexel travelers in the region have checked in as safe. 


    • Protests in Lesotho

      August 15, 2018

      Drexel International Health, Safety and Security is monitoring demonstrations taking place in Maseru, Lesotho which have resulted in clashes between government security and protesters. Drexel travelers currently in the region have not been affected by the protests and have been advised to avoid the demonstrations. 


    • Westminster Incident in London

      August 14, 2018

      Drexel International Health, Safety and Security is monitoring news of a car-ramming incident that occurred this morning at Westminster in London where three people were injured. No Drexel travelers are involved in the incident. Local police and authorities responded quickly to address the situation with reported plans for increased visual police presence in the London area.  


    • Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

      August 08, 2018

      Drexel International Health Safety and Security is monitoring carefully the ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The outbreak is in North Kivu, in northeastern DRC and is a heavily populated area with frequent cross-border travel into Rwanda and Uganda. The DRC Ministry of Health is working closely with partner including the WHO and the CDC to address the situation. Currently, there are no Drexel travelers in the DRC. 


    • Worldwide Caution

      July 02, 2018

      As part of its ongoing efforts to provide citizens with safety and security information for international travel, the US Department of State has updated its Worldwide Caution. Drexel travelers are encouraged to review carefully the advisory and to register their travel in STEP.


    • Worldwide Caution

      December 07, 2017

      As part of its efforts to provide citizens with safety and security information for international travel, the US Department of State has updated its Worldwide Caution. Drexel travelers are encouraged to review carefully the advisory which also includes regional specific information.


    • Travel Alert for Europe

      November 17, 2017

      The US State Department has issued a Travel Alert for Europe, highlighting the risk of terror attacks against soft targets such as tourist sites, holiday markets and train stations during the holiday season. Drexel travelers should review the alert and pay careful attention to their surroundings while in Europe, especially in crowded locations.


    • Earthquake in Costa Rica

      November 13, 2017

      Last night a 6.5 earthquake occurred along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. Tremors were felt in San Jose, but no damage was reported in the capitol. Drexel travelers in San Jose have reported in safe. Business and schools were open as usual. 


    • STORM OPHELIA IN IRELAND, UK

      October 16, 2017

      The Office of International Programs has been following carefully the path of Storm Ophelia, a major storm with heavy winds and rains that made landfall in Ireland in the morning and has continued to move across Ireland and into the UK throughout the day. Schools and businesses were closed on Monday in Ireland. Drexel travelers in the region have been advised to follow guidance from local authorities.


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