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OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Outbreaks of Diphtheria
Although it is a preventable disease and is quite uncommon in most of the Western world, outbreaks of diphtheria are being reported in Bangladesh,…

Understanding and Preparing for Natural Disasters in Indonesia
Indonesia is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to natural disasters. Due to its location in an active seismic region known as the…

Suicide Attacks in Surabaya, Indonesia
More than 20 people – including 13 assailants – were killed in a series of suicide attacks in Surabaya, Indonesia on May 13 and 14. The attacks were…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Health Alert: Jakarta (Indonesia), Polio Outbreak in Papua
On February 28, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 2 Travel Notice – Practice increased precautions due to a…

Security Alert: Jakarta (Indonesia), Holiday Security Measures
During the holiday season, the Indonesian National Police will visibly increase their presence at tourist sites, churches, malls, and other public…

Security Alert: Surabaya (Indonesia), Threat at Airlangga University on August 23
There are media reports indicating the potential for terrorist attacks in Surabaya and other areas of Indonesia, including the potential targeting of…