A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
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In the event of a natural disaster or other crisis in or near your location, you may require assistance. Read this page to see where to get help.
Find out what to do if you’re travelling overseas there's a disaster, terrorist incident, demonstration or other crisis nearby.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.