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Philippines Travel warnings

Philippines Typhoon - Travel Alert

A last minute change of direction has saved the tiny Pacific nation of Palau from a direct hit by a category 5 "super typhoon". The worst was expected as the typhoon with winds of 250 km/h headed for the nation's islands

Typhoon Bopha/Pablo - Travel Alert

A last minute change of direction has saved the tiny Pacific nation of Palau from a direct hit by a category 5 "super typhoon". The worst was expected as the typhoon with winds of 250 km/h headed for the nation's islands

Hurricane Bopha - Travel Alert

Philippines - Flood Alert

As Tembin moves away from Taiwan on Tuesday it will move closer to the Philippines. Although not expected to make landfall, the storm’s wide rain band is expected to bring more rain to the already water-logged north

Philippines Tweets

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Travel Alert: warning of Abu Sayaf retaliation in Sth Philippines http://t.co/fEBdMK4Aau #travel #ttot

over 1 year ago

One dead, six hurt in Philippines blast http://see.sc/rwgzt1

about 3 years ago

#megi #juan strongest typhoon this year, moves on from Philippines but leaves 4 dead behind and a whole lot of damage.

about 4 years ago

Thousands evacuated near Mayon volcano, eastern Philippines - http://ow.ly/MHjT

almost 5 years ago

Tropical storm brings heavy rain and flooding to central Philippines - http://ow.ly/5iYt

over 5 years ago

Tropical storm brings heavy rain and flooding to central Philippines - http://ow.ly/5eDl

over 5 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Philippines

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .

    Tetanus

    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

    Yellow fever - transit

    Certain countries without yellow fever require a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate if you arrives (even in transit) from a country where yellow fever is present.   If you arrive from a country without yellow fever , there is no requirement for a yellow fever vaccination.

    Malaria in the Philippines

    Protection against mosquito bites will reduce the risk further.

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11 months ago

How safe is it to travel alone around Philippines?

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12 months ago

Is it safe to travel to manila, philippines by yourself as a girl? Is the city worth a visit?

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12 months ago

I am planning on traveling to the Philippines in December to Dasmarinas City, Cavite.

Here's a good start to your search for information: http://safety.worldnomads.com/Philippines/73483/Safe-Travels-within-the-Philippines Lots more related art... read more »
about 1 year ago

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