Monthly Risk Spotlight: July

On Call International’s Monthly Risk Spotlight highlights events of heightened importance in assessing risk to travel and operations abroad. Sub-Saharan Africa Ebola Spreads to Neighboring Uganda From DRC Two cases of deaths due to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) were reported in Uganda in mid-June. Ever since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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On Call in Action: Political Unrest in Sudan

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: Political Unrest in Sudan

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Behind the Curtain: A Real-Life Political Evacuation from Haiti [Client Testimonial Video]

After the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices, major protests broke out in Haiti. These demonstrations resulted in significant disruption within the country’s capital city, Port-au-Prince, as well as other towns across the country. Roadblocks prevented many travelers from making their flights and obtaining necessary supplies. And, adding to the chaos, several airlines

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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

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 is also a

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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

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 just to check

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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

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 have security features

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