Global

Dangers of Excessive Heat
This report is from OSAC's Traveler Toolkit -- a series of reports available to the public about general safety and security abroad. With the…

Road Safety in Africa
Security Best Practices for Carjacking, Theft, and Road Safety

Kidnapping: The Basics
The methods behind kidnapping are as varied as their motivations. While kidnapping, especially for ransom, can be a crime of opportunity, foreigners…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Health Alert: Tijuana (Mexico), Antibiotics-Resistant Infections at Grand View Hospital
Since August 2018 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed multiple cases of antibiotic-resistant infections in U.S.…

Security Alert: Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Security Updates February 16
Reports of roadblocks, protests, gunfire and reports of ransoming motorbikes in the aforementioned areas. The security situation remains fluid and…

Security Alert: Skopje (North Macedonia), Heightened Risk of Terrorist Attacks
There is a heightened risk of terrorist attacks inspired by extremist ideology in North Macedonia. Terrorist organizations and individuals inspired…