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Summary - removal of information on San Fermin festival; updated information on ongoing forest fire in Gran Canaria; if you’re in the area, check the latest updates and follow the advice of the local authorities

19th August 2019 | 05:01


Health section and Summary - removal of information on fuel tanker drivers' strike; consider carrying an Emergency ID Card to help the health services assist you in an emergency

19th August 2019 | 04:17


Health, Safety and security (Road travel), Natural disasters section and Summary - editorial amendments throughout; Santos Dumont domestic airport in Rio de Janeiro is operating a restricted service for one month from approximately 24 August; check with your airline before travelling

19th August 2019 | 03:25

Hong Kong

Summary - removal of information on planned protests between 16 and 18 August

19th August 2019 | 01:47


Entry requirements (UK Emergency Travel Documents) - editorial amendments. You are reminded that some Indonesian embassies don’t issue Indonesian visas in ETDs. Contact your nearest Indonesian Embassy to check before you apply

19th August 2019 | 10:47


Afghanistan - Presidential elections scheduled for 28 September 2019

19th August 2019 | 10:31


Latest Update: Summary - Series of planned demonstrations in the urban areas across Zimbabwe.

18th August 2019 | 07:01

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Latest Update: Summary - New Ebola cases continue to be reported across the affected areas of eastern DRC including the provinces of Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu. Cases have been confirmed in Goma since 14 July 2019.

18th August 2019 | 06:08

Myanmar (Burma)

Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to all areas of Northern Shan State, within 10km of the town of Pyin-Oo-Lwin (Mandalay State) and along the Pyin-Oo-Lwin to Kyaukme road; updated information on 15 August attacks and the potential for further clashes

17th August 2019 | 02:35


Summary - updated information on planned general strikes in the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon from Monday 2 to Friday 6 September and Monday 9 to Friday 13 September. You should monitor local media to check for the latest information about the shutdown

16th August 2019 | 04:01


Summary and Health section - revised information on outbreak of Ebola

16th August 2019 | 03:03


Summary - removal of information on typhoon Lekima

15th August 2019 | 11:18


Summary - removal of link to information page for the UEFA Super Cup match on 14 August

15th August 2019 | 10:34


Terrorism section and summary - this section has been reviewed with minor amendments to information on locations where British nationals should be particularly vigilant

14th August 2019 | 12:27

Papua New Guinea

Natural disasters section (Volcanoes) - Mount Bagana in Bougainville erupted on 13 August. Air Niugini has suspended flights to the Buka and Hoskins airports following the Ulawun volcano on 3 August. Visitors should check with their airline / travel operator if visiting Bougainville and New Britain

14th August 2019 | 12:10


Summary - Severe tropical storm Krosa is expected to make landfall in western Japan by 15 August. You should follow local media and the Japan Metrological Agency for updates on weather, follow the advice of the local authorities and emergency services, including any evacuation orders. Updated figures on visits by British nationals in 2018

14th August 2019 | 10:15


Summary - updated information on a wildfire in Illea region, Manolada. The National road between Payras and Pyrgos has been closed. You should follow the advice of Greek authorities and monitor the website of the General Secretariat for Civil Protection for updates

13th August 2019 | 05:04


Summary - Addition of information on Indian Independence day on 15 August, which is a national holiday; large public celebrations are expected with increased security checks and traffic restrictions; editorial changes to information on travel during monsoon season

13th August 2019 | 02:06


Terrorism section and summary - addition of factual information about a shooting incident at the Al-Noor Mosque in Baerum, west of Oslo, on 10 August

12th August 2019 | 05:24


Safety and security (crime) - Addition of information on thieves targeting cars travelling from Lima city to the airport

12th August 2019 | 04:38

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