Travel Threats Responds to the Humanitarian Crisis in Myanmar by Support to the International Committee of the Red Cross

ORLANDO, Fla. , May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travel Threats (www.travelthreats.com) announced today an initiative to provide direct support for relief efforts in Myanmar . For the next 45 days, 25 percent of revenue from the purchase of Travel Threats Country Reports will be donated to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) relief operations supporting the millions of individuals in need within weather ravaged Myanmar .

Tara Boyd , Executive Vice President of Travel Threats stated, "The situation in Myanmar is extremely dire; Travel Threats is honored to provide our full support for the operations of the ICRC. While our normal responsibilities include providing comprehensive threat information warning individuals of possible consequences of travel, when a catastrophic event such as the cyclone which struck Myanmar occurs, we are called to help in any way we can. In addition to the monetary donations to the ICRC, relief organizations will be provided a free comprehensive Myanmar Travel Threats Country Report for the duration of relief effort operations."

Boyd further stated, "Individuals desiring a free Myanmar country report, or additional details of our ICRC support initiative, should e-mail the Travel Threats support team at MyanmarRelief@travelthreats.com."

About Travel Threats:

Travel Threats is a major provider of risk analysis services to corporate, industry and private travelers worldwide. The company provides unmatched expertise and produces comprehensive country analysis, coupled with personal security recommendations, to reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim while traveling internationally. Travel Threats Country Reports identify specific risks within a country related to Terrorism, Criminal Activity, Internal and Civil Unrest, Inclement Weather, Transportation Infrastructure and Health and General Safety Concerns.

In addition to comprehensive country analysis, worldwide threat information is graded against 250 threats to safe travel contained within Travel Threats proprietary country specific Threat Matrix(TM). Graded numerical results for each topic area are depicted in a Travel Threats Country Score between 0 (low) to 100 (high). The Travel Threats Country Report, with the included graded score, allows for critical information to judge "go" or "no-go" criteria for potential international travel.

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