logging in or signing up Online Orientation Safety Presentation Show blakeward05 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2999 Category: Education License: Some Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: April 12, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Safety Abroad: Safety Abroad Before you go While you are there Emergency ProceduresBefore you go . . . : Before you go . . . Make multiple copies of your important documents and leave one at home Credit/Debit Cards and Passport/Visa Contact bank and credit card company Provide dates you will be abroad Ask about contact numbers and fees Review country-specific information/ travel alerts at State Department, travel.state.gov or studentsabroad.state.gov SOS International, www.internationalsos.com (11BSGC000025) Emergency contact cardWhile you are there . . . : While you are there . . . Emergency Contacts Keep numbers on your person at all times Locate the local U.S. consulate/embassy travel.state.gov Review State Department information frequently and register trips travel.state.gov Let Others Know Where You Are, ESPECIALLY IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY SITUATION!While you are there . . .: While you are there . . . Be Smart, Be Alert, Be Safe Be alert to your surroundings and the people with whom you have contact. Be wary of people who seem overly friendly Safeguard Your Cash, Documents and Valuables Keep valuables/money in multiple places Be cautious around ATMs Be an Inconspicuous American Citizen Be discrete about your American citizenship and using English in public places. Do not congregate in large groups of Americans Especially in locations typically frequented by American students. Avoid demonstrations Avoid driving or be aware of regulations and necessary documentsWhile you are there . . . : While you are there . . . Know the laws of the host country You are subject to that country’s laws and regulations you can be fined, arrested, deported, or imprisoned for violating the law The US Embassy / Consulate They cannot demand your immediate release from jail Their job is to make sure that you are being treated and tried fairly based on internationally recognized human rights standards Consular officers cannot represent you in trial or give legal adviceEmergency procedures: Emergency procedures Seek medical attention, if necessary. If you need assistance: Call your on-site director OR Call Marquette OR Call CISI Assistance for medical emergencies (“Team Assist;” see CISI card for numbers) Notify Marquette to Report any incidents which have occurred.Marquette Emergency Numbers: Marquette Emergency Numbers Should you need to contact Marquette in the event of an emergency, please call: Office of International Education M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm AMU, 425 414-288-7289 Marquette Public Safety After hours emergencies 414-288-1911 Public Safety will reach the Marquette on-call emergency coordinator via cell phone.Traveler’s Assistance: Traveler’s Assistance SOS International ( www.internationalsos.com , 11BSGC000025) Assistance program which offers: Access to Travel Health Information Translations and Interpreters Travel Security Information Security Evacuation Assistance Assistance with lost or stolen documents Worldwide medical referrals Coordination of emergency-travel arrangements Emergency-cash advancesAdditional Resources : Additional Resources Review The Center for Global Education’s Student Handbook at http://studentsabroad.com/riskfactors.asp for strategies to reduce risk You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.