Security Update

Updated: Apr 22, 2021

RIS Consultancy shares information from the news board to allow businesses and entrepreneurs to make a decision and understand risks existing and evolving risks in order to mitigate the risks. We aim at raising security and safety awareness.


Useful websites


https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-office


https://www.osac.gov/


https://www.interpol.int/en


https://www.dfat.gov.au/about-us/our-locations/missions/Pages/our-embassies-and-consulates-overseas


https://travel.state.gov/content/travel.html


https://www.ukmto.org/indian-ocean/products/weekly-reports/2019


https://www.cdc.gov/


https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6




European News


United Kingdom 🇬🇧 

Government has tightened social distancing rules where up to six people will be allowed to meet due to the rise of coronavirus infections. https://reut.rs/3k5O7px


Czech Republic 🇨🇿

There has been an increase of coronavirus cases after 1,000 cases reported for the second straight day.

https://reut.rs/3m3lpYx



Middle East News


Israel 🇮🇱 

Daily coronavirus has reached 4,000 and the government is weighing a possibility of a lockdown.https://www.timesofisrael.com/daily-virus-cases-surge-to-nearly-4000-as-cabinet-set-to-meet-on-lockdown/#gs.f6ag9z



Iraq 🇮🇶 

The United States of America to withdraw nearly 2,000 troops from Iraq by the end of September.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-54085129



Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦 

Arab coalition announced that it had destroyed a Houthi drone. The drone was targeting citizens in the city of Jazan.

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1732306/saudi-arabia


Lebanon 🇱🇧

Two former government officials have been put on sanctions by the US amid accusations of corruption and links with a terrorist group Hezbollah.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-54085122



Africa News


Nigeria 🇳🇬

The Jihadist group Boko Haram killed ten civilians in northeast Nigeria. They attacked the citizens while asleep and some burned to death.https://www.africanews.com/2020/09/09/boko-haram-killed-10-civilians-in-attacks-on-three-villages/



Mozambique 🇲🇿 

It has been reported that security forces have been accused of torturing and grave violations of detainees in Cabo Delgado.

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2020/09/mozambique-torture-by-security-forces-in-gruesome-videos-must-be-investigated/



Somalia 🇸🇴 

Three people were killed by a suicide bomber near the presidential palace in Mogadishu.https://www.premiumtimesng.com/foreign/africa/413523-three-killed-in-suicide-bombing-near-somalias-presidential-palace.html



Australian News


Australia 🇦🇺 

It has been reported that 51 new coronavirus cases in Victoria and 7 deaths as cases continue to rise.

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2020/sep/10/coronavirus-australia-latest-update-melbourne-victoria-curfew-daniel-andrews-nsw-hospital-gladys-berejiklian-health-business-economy



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