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Terrorism remains a threat to Australians living and travelling overseas. Before you travel overseas, it's important to understand the risk of terrorism worldwide.
A disaster can happen anywhere, anytime. However, some destinations experience certain types of natural disasters more often.
What to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been a hurricane, tornado or other severe weather incident in or near your location.
If you're travelling overseas for (or during) a major cultural, sporting or religious event, you may need to take extra precautions.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
Explore this page for information about staying safe and secure during the Hajj pilgrimage in Makkah (Mecca).