South Central Asia

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…

Resources for Female Travelers & Personnel - New Delhi (India) Consular District
Produced as a part of the 2017 OSAC Annual Briefing presentation, “Female Personnel & Traveler Security in India,” the attached PDF is a tri-fold…

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,…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Dushanbe (Tajikistan),
The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to be especially vigilant during the upcoming Navruz holiday. Islamic State of Iraq…

Security Alert: Kabul (Afghanistan), Possible Attacks during Afghan New Year
As of mid-March 2019, the U.S. Embassy has received increased reports regarding possible attacks coinciding with the Afghan New Year holiday that…

Security Alert: Islamabad (Pakistan), Pakistan Day Celebrations
Pakistan Day is a national public holiday held on March 23 to commemorate the Lahore Resolution of 1940. Government operations, including a military…