Monthly Risk Spotlight: October

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. In our latest installment, we discuss kidnappings in North Africa, the heatwave in Europe, and more from around the globe.   Americas Brazil’s Election Drama On Sunday October 7th, Brazil held the first round of the…

On Call in Action: Rooftop Accident in Brazil

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: Rooftop Accident in Brazil…

Study Abroad Etiquette: Brazil

Before students travel abroad, encourage them to brush up on their etiquette so they can comfortably adjust to their new surroundings. In this blog, we’re sharing tips to help your students embrace the local culture and avoid common etiquette mistakes in Brazil. Greetings and Punctuality Brazilians are known to be friendly, relaxed people and tend…

On Call in Action: Hurricane Irma Evacuation

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. Hurricane Irma Evacuation     …

Monthly Risk Spotlight: September

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. In our latest installment, we discuss kidnappings in North Africa, the heatwave in Europe, and more from around the globe. Americas Developments in the U.S.-Cuba Relationship On August 23rd, 2018, the U.S. State Department downgraded the…

Stress and Study Abroad: A Guide for Administrators

Although studying abroad can be a wonderful experience, a different culture and new environment can also create unique stressors. How can you help your students manage stress when studying abroad? Read our advice below and share with your students to help them prepare for a less stressful trip abroad. Be Prepared: Students should take the…

How to Align Technology and Risk Management to Optimize Study Abroad Safety and Duty of Care

Whether it’s theft, terrorism, disease, or even weather – global risks have many institutions wondering how to implement or adapt a formal traveler protection strategy. However, when students are spread across the globe, maintaining a level of proactive and continuous oversight can be challenging without the right tools and technology in place. In this blog,…

Case Study: Violent Protests in Haiti

For over 20 years, millions of travelers, their families, and their organizations have relied upon On Call International to help keep them safe and protected. Read our latest case study to learn how we assisted a group of travelers who were stranded in Haiti amid major protests and disruption.     For more information regarding…

Monthly Risk Spotlight: August

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. In our latest installment, we discuss kidnappings in North Africa, the heatwave in Europe, and more from around the globe.   Americas Migration Patterns in Latin America Several significant migration patterns are occurring in Latin America…

Behind the Scenes: How a Medical Evacuation Works

Have you ever wondered how a medical evacuation works? You can never predict when, where, or even if one of your travelers will get sick or injured overseas—however, in the unfortunate event it happens, knowing how to effectively react is more than half the battle…and we can help! Our medical evacuation guide for organizations will…