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There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas there's been a terrorist attack in or near your location. Learn how to stay safe, avoid danger, and get help.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Arabic (ميثاق الخدمات القنصلية).
Armed conflict can escalate rapidly, making the security situation volatile and becoming a threat to your safety. Read our advice on how to stay safe.