Monday, November 23, 2015

U.S. State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

On Monday afternoon, the United States State Department issued a worldwide travel alert due to increased terrorist threats.

According to the alert published:

Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons and targeting both official and private interests.

If traveling, you should
  • exercise vigilance when in public places or using transportation.
  • Be prepared for additional security screening and unexpected disruptions
  • Stay in touch with your family members and ensure they know how to reach you in the event of an emergency.

Full alert from the State Department.