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EDUCATOR
H E A LT H & I N S U R A N C E S U P P L E M E N T

International

Sample Risk Ratings for Locations of Heightened Concern Michigan State University – Office of Study Abroad
Country China Operational Areas/Cities Beijing Harbin Zhejiang Guatemala City, Tikal Panajachel Routes in/out of Antigua M Health Rating Health Concerns Hep. A/B, malaria,* dengue fever,* rabies,^ typhoid, Japanese encephalitis, Hep. A/B, malaria,* dengue fever,* rabies,^ and typhoid Safety Rating L Safety Concerns Pick pocketing, racial discrimination/ harassment, financial “scams” Road travel/banditry and conditions, carjacking, pickpocketing, armed robberies, home invasion, sexual assault, express kidnapping, drug-related violence, ATM fraud, and other financial “scams,” water safety, “adventure” activities, volcanic activity Road travel/banditry and conditions, unsafe public transit (prefer taxis to tuktuks), drink spiking, pick-pocketing, mugging w/weapon, sexual assault Road travel/banditry and conditions, unsafe taxis, drink spiking, pick-pocketing, mugging w/weapon, sexual assault, water safety Pick pocketing/petty crime, crimes targeting females, drink spiking, and increasing residential crime unsafe taxis, drink spiking, pick-pocketing, mugging w/weapon, racial discrimination/ harassment, law enforcement, financial frauds Security Rating L Security Convern extortion Other (Notes) NA

Guatemala

M for Antigua and Guatemala City, H other areas

H

M

Strikes, civil unrest (sometimes due to conflicts with/or between indigenous populations); corruption, bribery, extortion, border with Mexico unsafe

NA

India

Delhi Palampur Muketeshwar Chennai

M to H

Malaria,* dengue fever,* rabies,^ typhoid, and Japanese encephalitis

M

L-M

Terrorism, public demonstrations, strikes, religion conflicts, conflict in northern border areas with China

Road transportation of highest concern

Kenya

Nairobi

M

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Hep. A/B, malaria,* dengue fever,* rabies,^ typhoid, yellow fever, HIV, blood supply

M (H for Nairobi)

M

Civil unrest/ demonstrations, strikes, past conflict in Rift Valley (western Kenya)

US DOS Travel Warning in effect

Turkey

Istanbul Ankara

L

Hep. A/B, typhoid

L

L

Terrorism, public demonstrations, strikes, religion conflicts, concern for border areas—Syria, Iraq, and Iran Corruption, extortion, terrorism, conflict in border areas—Caucasus

NA

Russian Federation

Moscow St. Petersburg Volgograd

M

Rabies,^ Hep. A/B, HIV, blood supply

L-M

L

NA

*selected locations ^certain activities increase risk Items in bold denote awareness of incident affecting program decision-making or specific occurrence to an student/faculty or staff L – Low Risk  M – Medium Risk  H – High Risk  E – Extreme Risk Disclaimer: This chart does not reflect actual ratings by MSU/OSA. It is designed to serve as an example of possible notations.

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International Educator - November/December 2011
Contents
From the Editors
In Brief
Cultivating Branch Campuses
India Opens Its Doors— Cautiously
A Quest to Enhance Quality Spurs Global Learning
Foreign Student Affairs
A View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
Health and Insurance Supplement
Supplement: Danger Ahead!
Supplement: Their Baggage Goes, Too
Supplement: Directory of Insurance Providers, Services, and Products
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