Learn how to stay safe and avoid danger if you're travelling to a country where earthquakes are common.
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Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
Read general travel advice in Simplified Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.