28 November 2015
An ongoing general strike in the town of Puerto Maldonado is affecting transport, food supplies and other essential services throughout Madre de Dios province. The situation could deteriorate further. Make contingency plans and avoid the area if possible (see Local travel). The level of the advice has not changed. We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in Peru.
27 November 2015
The Australian Government has authorised the dependants of posted Australian staff to return to Australia on a voluntary basis, and will withdraw Australian Government funded volunteers by 31 December. On 27 November, ISIL claimed another attack against a Shiite mosque in northern Bangladesh (see Safety and Security). The level of advice has not changed. You should exercise a high degree of caution in Bangladesh.