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Travel Announcements and Security

Travel Announcements and Security

Messages for U.S. Citizens

  • Smart Traveler: Free App for U.S. Traveler
    Smart Traveler: Free App for U.S. Traveler

    The Department of State has released a new iPhone App, Smart Traveler, that invites you to see the world with easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more. Information for the app comes from content that is also posted to Please visit those websites for even more information on international travel, foreign policy, and the work of the U.S. Department of State.  


The ROK Ministry of Public Safety and Security provides an English-language version of its “Emergency Ready” app for smartphones and tablets. The app is free and allows users to make emergency 119 calls quickly, locate the nearest emergency shelters, watch videos related to CPR, First Aid, etc.


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