South Central Asia

Flooding in South Asia: Long-term Health and Food Security Concerns
Seasonal monsoons are wreaking havoc in South Asia, negatively impacting over 41 million people, and leaving over 1,200 dead and hundreds more…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Dengue
The island nation of Sri Lanka has called on aid organizations to help with an “unprecedented” outbreak of dengue fever that has killed nearly 300…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Kidnapping Threats
The threat to U.S. citizens of kidnapping and hostage taking is very high in Afghanistan. The U.S. Embassy continues to receive reports of…

Security Message: Colombo (Sri Lanka), Demonstrations September 15
The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of a protest scheduled to take place today by the JVP and University students against SITAM Private Medical…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Lahore (Pakistan), Traffic Disruptions Expected for…
Today starting at approximately 16:00, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party will hold a political rally at Faisal Chowk / Mall Road. …