AMERICAS Colombia (Security threat level – 4): On 15 January...
Philippines (Security threat level – 4): On 24 April 2019, Clark International Airport (RPLC/CRK) — located approximately 80 km (50 mi) northwest of Manila — reopened at 1600 local time (0800 UTC), after it was temporarily closed due to damage sustained in the 6.1 magnitude earthquake on 22 April. Passengers have been advised to check on the status of their flights prior to heading to the airport, as some airlines have elected to resume services beginning on 25 April.
Tanzania / Mozambique / Comoros (Security threat levels – 3 / 3 / 3): According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, as of 0900 UTC on 24 April 2019, Tropical Cyclone Kenneth (24S) was located approximately 275 km (170 mi) east-northeast of Comoros Island, and was moving west at a speed of 20 kph (13 mph). At that time, the storm was generating maximum sustained winds of 130 kph, with gusts of up to 157 kph. Kenneth is forecast to continue strengthening as it moves through the Mozambique Channel before making landfall in Comoros on 24 April and Mozambique on 25 April. Ahead of the storm’s arrival, authorities in Comoros have closed all schools and airports, including Moroni’s Prince Said Ibrahim International Airport (FMCH/HAH). The storm is expected to bring heavy rains and potential flash floods and mudslides to Grand Comore Island, as well as northern Mozambique and southern Tanzania.
Afghanistan (Security threat level – 5): On 23 April 2019, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows:
Canada (Security threat level – 2): On 23 April 2019, the U.S. Consulate General in Halifax issued a Public Safety Alert that reads in part as follows:
Indonesia (Security threat level – 4): On 24 April 2019, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued updated travel advice for Indonesia, which reads in part as follows:
South Pacific Islands (Security threat level – 1): On 24 April 2019, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued updated travel advice for the Solomon Islands, which reads in part as follows:
Security threat levels range from 1 (Very Low) to 5 (Very High) and are determined using a comprehensive system that utilizes both qualitative and quantitative analysis. The primary factors used to determine a location’s security threat level are Armed Conflict, Crime, Demonstrations/Strikes, Ethnic/Sectarian Tensions, Graft/Corruption, Kidnapping, Political Instability, Government Restriction and Terrorism.