Travel warnings, public announcements and country specific information
- Worldwide Caution - October 10, 2014
- Travel Warnings are issued when the State Department recommends that Americans avoid or take special precautions when visiting a certain country.
- Public Announcements such as travel alerts are used disseminate information quickly about terrorist threats and other relatively short-term conditions that pose significant risks or disruptions to Americans abroad.
More information can be found at the Bureau of Consular Affairs general page on International Travel.