South Central Asia

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,…

AQIS & ISIS Release Messages Targeting India
In the span of a few weeks, both al-Qa’ida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) released digital media…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: New Delhi (India), Media Reports of Bomb Threat in…
Local media are reporting that police have received a call claiming that a bomb was planted in New Delhi’s Khan Market this morning. U.S. Embassy…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Demonstration in Kabul
The U.S. Embassy has received information that on Friday, December 15, 2017, a demonstration may occur in Kabul beginning in the Bagrami area of…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Colombo (Sri Lanka), Demonstrations December 12
The U.S. Embassy has been notified of an expected protest today at 1300 at Galle Face Green. The Embassy has also received word that a separate…