Monthly Risk Spotlight: June

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. Sub-Saharan Africa Recent Attacks in Benin and Burkina Faso Increase Instability in the Sahel Region In the past few months, terrorism in the Sahel region (mainly Chad, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Mali) has increased, putting the…

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LGBTQ+ Travel Safety Considerations and Resources

Author: Evan Garfield  Safety is a key concern for risk managers and travelers alike. For many organizations, attention is typically allocated to issues such as crime, terrorism, political instability, natural disasters, and health risks in preparation for travel. There is no question these are important areas to look at when assessing travel risk. However, there…

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On Call in Action: Heart Failure in Barbados

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Heart Failure in Barbados…

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4 Fundamental Components of an Effective Travel Risk Management Program

Author: Jacob Newton The establishment and maintenance of an effective Travel Risk Management (TRM) program is a task that requires the attention and involvement of several stakeholders in order to meet the desired outcome: the safety of the travelers it’s intended to protect.  Furthermore, it can be tempting to implement a variety of available solutions…

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Monthly Risk Spotlight: May

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. Sub-Saharan Africa Sudan – Political Uncertainty: The Way Forward The Sudanese socio-economic crisis that began in December 2018 culminated into a full-fledged political crisis on 11 April 2019 when the Sudanese military ousted President Omar al-Bashir….

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App-Based Homestay Services: Risk Mitigation Strategies

Author: Peter Barth When staying in foreign countries, travelers are increasingly turning to alternative forms of accommodations. App-based homestay services like Airbnb and VRBO are increasingly popular alternatives to hotels, especially for travelers operating on tighter budgets and those seeking a more immersive, cultural experience. Despite their popularity, many of these homestay accommodations do not…

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New Videos! Espionage, IP Theft, Backpacking Abroad, and More

Want to learn about the latest topics and trends in travel risk management– in less than 3 minutes? Check out our new videos, where our Global Security Specialists talk about evolving global risks that could affect your institution, along with advice for mitigating these risks. Want to learn more about these topics and holistic risk management? Contact us today.

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Ask the Doctor: Your Most Pressing Questions About Travel Health – Answered!

You asked…and we answered! Our clients consult with us on a daily basis to discuss some of their most pressing questions about travel health and potential medical issues that could arise while their travelers are abroad. In this Q+A, our Medical Director, Dr. Michelle Nathan, shares answers to some of our favorite questions, including advice,…

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Chronic Illness and Travel: Preparation Strategies and Advice From Our Chief Medical Officer

According to the CDC, six in ten adults in the U.S. have a chronic disease. As an organization sending individuals abroad, it’s your duty of care (i.e. your moral and legal responsibility) to prepare and protect all of your travelers. It’s also important to consider spending a bit of extra time considering those who may…

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On Call in Action: Life-Threatening Car Accident in Belize

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Life-Threatening Car Accident in…

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