Crisis24: Airport closes amid historic flooding in Townsville, Australia

February 4, 2019

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Australia: Heavy monsoon rainfall to inundate Townsville through Feb. 6 /update 3

Townsville Airport (Queensland state) closes amid historic flooding February 3, with significant flight disruptions expected over the coming days; heavy monsoon rainfall to drench Townsville area through February 6. Read more


US: Heightened security measures in DC for SOTU address

Street closures, parking restrictions, and restricted access to the US Capitol complex are to be expected ahead of the event. Read more


UAE: Pope Francis to visit February 3-5

Individuals in the UAE are advised to remain vigilant in large public gatherings, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities. Read more


Bangladesh: BNP protest planned in Dhaka

Avoid all public gatherings and political rallies as a precaution and adhere to any instructions issued by local authorities. Read more


Haiti: Opposition demonstration in Port-au-Prince

Be prepared to shelter in place in the event of prolonged civil unrest (e.g. stockpile supplies of preserved foods and fresh water). Read more


Cameroon: February protests banned in Yaoundé

Avoid all demonstrations due to the risk of violence and arrest, anticipate a heightened security presence, and avoid discussing political subjects in public or on social media. Read more



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