Emergency Assistance While Abroad
Emergencies While Abroad
If you are in an emergency situation abroad, you will need to know how to contact the police, an ambulance, or even the fire department. Not every country uses “911” as its emergency contact number, as we do in the United States. In this Travel section you will find areas with instructions on how to call from overseas, preparing for an emergency abroad, the importance of always monitoring your official USF email address, how to seek assistance while abroad, and what constitutes reporting an emergency while overseas.
|Relevant Contact||Phone Number/URL|
|"911" Country-Specific Numbers||Click here for a country-specific list|
|ISoS Insurance and Evacuation||+1-215-942-8478
|U.S. Embassy American Citizen Services||+1-202-501-4444|
|Country Code and Dialing Instructions||www.howtocallabroad.com|
Learn how to prepare for an emergency while you are abroad including how to make calls
abroad, how to access medical and travel related support services, and how to complete
your Emergency Contact Card Template to keep track of your emergency information while abroad.
Find information on how and when to contact authorities and emergency services while
Reporting any and all crime that may occur abroad to proper USF authorities is extremely important. In this section, read about what may constitute a crime, as well as how, when, and to whom to report at USF. Resources available to victims are also discussed here.