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Emergency Updates

    • Protests in Malawi

      July 04, 2019

      International Health, Safety and Security is monitoring the ongoing protests in Malawi which are primarily occurring in urban areas. IHSS has completed welfare checks on Drexel travelers in country.  


    • Water Shortage in Chennai

      June 22, 2019

      International Health, Safety and Security is monitoring news of a water shortage in Chennai, India and has reached out to coordinators for student activity in Chennai to ensure that adequate resources are available to Drexel travelers.


    • Anti-government Protests in Honduras

      June 20, 2019

      Drexel International Health, Safety and Security is monitoring news of on going anti-government protests in Honduras occurring around major cities including the  cities of Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula. All known Drexel travelers in country are located outside of the major cities and are not currently being affected by protests. 


    • Confirmed Case of Ebola in Uganda

      June 12, 2019

      The Uganda Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization have confirmed a case of Ebola in Kasese, Uganda, near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. A Rapid Response Team has been dispatched to Kasese to identify other people who may be at risk. Drexel currently has no known travelers in Uganda.


    • Protests in Hong Kong

      June 12, 2019

      International Health, Safety and Security is monitoring news of intense protests by students and civil rights activists in Central Hong Kong. Drexel has no known travelers in Hong Kong at this time. Students who will be studying in Hong Kong this summer have been advised of the situation. 


    • Worldwide Caution

      January 15, 2019

      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. The last worldwide caution was issued in July, 2018. Drexel travelers are encouraged to review carefully the current advisory and to register their travel in STEP.


    • 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.  


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