Helpful Links

  1.  Airport Security - Transportation Security Administration, formed immediately following the tragedies of Sept. 11. Our agency is a component of the Department of Homeland Security and is responsible for security of the nation’s transportation systems.
  2. CDC Information on Animal Importation - A simpler more attractive design makes for easier navigation which means faster access to the information, tools and resources you want and need.
  3. CDC Information on Immigrant and Refugee Health - A simpler more attractive design makes for easier navigation which means faster access to the information, tools and resources you want and need.
  4. CDC Information on Quarantine - A simpler more attractive design makes for easier navigation which means faster access to the information, tools and resources you want and need.
  5. CDC Information on the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine - A simpler more attractive design makes for easier navigation which means faster access to the information, tools and resources you want and need.
  6. FAA Flight Delay Information - The status information provided on this site indicates general airport conditions; it is not flight-specific. Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected. Information on wait times at security checkpoints.
  7. G4S – United Kingdom – Protests scheduled in Trafalgar Square
  8. India earthquake leaves scores dead - Rescue workers raced Monday to clear roads blocked by mudslides as they attempted to reach remote villages cut off after a powerful earthquake killed at least 55 people and damaged more than 100,000 homes in northeastern India, Nepal and Tibet.
  9. International Area Codes - List of intertnational calling codes.
  10. iTriage: Helping the World Make Better Healthcare Decisions - A mobile and web platform to empower people to make better healthcare decisions, and improve healthcare delivery for providers and payers
  11. Malaria World Map - The Malaria Atlas Project, MAP, has compiled maps of the world reflecting the level of threat throughout the world by region & country.
  12. National Weather Service
  13. OANDA Currency Converter
  14. Schengen Fact Sheet – US Dept. of State
  15. United States Customs - Within the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, protects our nation’s borders from terrorism, human and drug smuggling, illegal migration, and agricultural pests while simultaneously facilitating the flow of legitimate travel and trade
  16. US Citizen Visa Requirements and State Dept. information, by country
  17. US Dept. of State Passport Home - The US Department of State website contains valuable information about passport requirements, what to do if your passport is lost or stolen, and details about passport renewal, correction or application.
  18. US Dept. of State Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) - Enroll with the State Department before your next trip to a foreign country.
  19. US Dept. of State Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative page - On June 1, 2009, the U.S. government will implement the full requirements of the land and sea phase of WHTI. The proposed rules require most U.S. citizens entering the United States at sea or land ports of entry to have a passport, passport card, or other travel document approved by the Department of Homeland Security.
  20. World Health Organization
  21. World Meteorological Organization
  22. World Time Server