If you're a victim of a crime overseas
If you, or someone you know, is a victim of a crime overseas, you may need urgent support. This can be from local police, medical professionals or the Consular Emergency Centre.
You can also seek support from family and friends back home, as well as your travel insurer.
We've prepared these pages with practical advice for what to do if you're a victim of a crime overseas.
If you're looking for advice about other issues overseas that don't involve crime, see our advice on what to do when things go wrong.
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.
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.