Current warnings for March 2009

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

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

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