Current warnings for April 2009

This item appears on page 22 of the April 2009 issue.

As ITN went to press, the State Department had travel warnings on 28 destinations: Eritrea, Syria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Philippines, Israel/West Bank/Gaza, Burundi, Sri Lanka, Côte d’Ivoire, Georgia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Nepal, Pakistan, Somalia, Chad, Kenya, Yemen, Sudan, Iran, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Algeria, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Iraq and Central African Republic. 

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