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Travel Advisories

Latest Warnings for MIT Travel Risk Categorizations:

Highest Travel Warning:

High Travel Warning:

  • Algeria (The U.S. Department of State recommends that American citizens avoid overland travel in Algeria, and take particular precautions within the City of Algiers.  Travel restrictions on U.S. Embassy personnel also limit, and at times may prevent, the provision of consular services.) 
  • Burundi 
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad 
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Eritrea (inside city of Asmara) 
  • Haiti 
  • Iraq 
  • Israel, portions of Israel (The area south of Beersheva ; public buses and their terminals and bus stops thoughout the country, demonstrations, Old City of Jerusalem on Fridays during Ramadan, Independence Park in central Jerusalem during the hours of darkness), the West Bank except for Jericho, Bethlehem and for transit through the West Bank on certain roads
  • Ivory Coast  (outside of the city of Abidjan and within Abidjan in the neighborhoods of Abobo and Yopougon)
  • Kenya (Northeastern Province and coastal area north of Pate Island in Coast Province, including Kiwayu and north to Kiunga located on the Kenya/Somalia border)
  • Lebanon 
  • Mauritania
  • Mexico (All or parts of the states of: Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas and Zacetecas. Please see U.S. State Department Warning at http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_5665.html and contact the Office of General Counsel at 617-452-2731 for specific guidance.)
  • Niger
  • Nigeria (States of Bauchi, Bayelsa, Borno, Delta, Edo, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto, Yobe and Zamfara Plateau; and the Gulf of Guinea) 
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines (portions of the Philippines: Mindanao Island and the Sulu Archipelago island chain) 
  • Yemen 

Moderate Travel Warning: