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,…

Read more

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…

Read more

Monthly Risk Spotlight: August

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad.   Americas Migration Patterns in Latin America Several significant migration patterns are occurring in Latin America due to a variety of factors including political unrest, economic concerns, and simply a lack of opportunity. Primarily, the view…

Read more

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…

Read more

On Call in Action: Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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: Ebola Outbreak in the…

Read more

Trends in Global Risk: Q2-2018

Want to enhance your understanding of stories you see on the news and apply them to your organization’s travel risk management strategies? We can help! On Call’s Global Risk Update is just what you need for garnering insights that can help your organization meet its duty of care and better protect your traveling population. In…

Read more

Diabetes and Air Travel: A Guide for Your Travelers

Traveling can be exciting and rewarding, but traveling with a chronic medical condition can sometimes add additional stress and complexity. One of the most common chronic diseases affecting travelers is diabetes. In fact, according to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed every year. “Travelers with diabetes face a special challenge; however, most…

Read more

Protests and Demonstrations: Traveler Safety and Preparation Advice [INFOGRAPHIC]

In certain areas of the world, protests and demonstrations are quite common—and while they can be influential and exciting, they can also lead to chaos, violence, and can compromise one’s safety. Whether initiated by activists, unions, police, hate groups, or others, it’s important for your travelers to know what they should do if they find…

Read more

Get Ahead of the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness & Response Playbook

After last year’s devastating hurricane season, many organizations and their travelers learned it’s not enough to focus solely on how to ride out a major storm—it’s critical to also consider proactive measures that can build a resilient plan even before a storm occurs. As the peak of 2018’s hurricane season approaches, we want to help…

Read more

When Terror Strikes: What Travelers Should Do During an Attack Abroad

While the chances of encountering a terrorist attack abroad are low, there’s still no doubt the world is an unpredictable place. Add to that the heightened threat of terrorism targeting Western interests globally, and it’s important for anyone traveling abroad to be prepared for the worst case scenario. With that in mind, we spoke to…

Read more