Educate Yourself: to students and parents
Federal Agencies on general traveler safety
The Department of State maintains a website which posts travel alerts and warnings.
Students should register with the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).
The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) promotes security cooperation between the American private sector and the U.S. Department of State.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) offers advice to travelers. This information can be sorted by activity and destination.
(This map is not current, but is an example of information available
from the U.S. State Department.)