FEATURED: ZIKA VIRUS
Key medical information on the outbreak evolution. View here to learn more.
International SOS is there for you when you need us most. Watch video.
Top ten things to consider when in crowded places
In a crowded place during Christmas festivities, you are far more likely to be affected by the loss or theft of money, phone or other important possessions than you are by terrorism. Keep a close eye on your personal possessions at all times.
Well-dressed business travellers, carrying smart phones and laptops, are at increased risk of being victims of petty crimes like pick-pocketing. 46% of large organisations report dealing with occurrences of this threat over a three-year period.
Throughout late 2013 and early 2014, civil unrest spread as clashes between opposition activists, Government troops and pro-Russian forces intensified. In late February, Kiev saw its worst day of violence in 70 years, with at least 88 people killed.
Learning outside the classroom builds a pupil’s confidence and provides rich experiences as well as vital preparation for life beyond academia. But, taking young people to an unfamiliar environment presents a very unique set of health and security challenges.