On extremely rare occasions a natural disaster, an act of terrorism or conflict can happen in the country you are visiting or back home. In this case the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) is responsible for all British nationals overseas, visit the FCO website for information about the help the FCO provide for British nationals overseas.
British nationals travelling overseas are advised to take sensible precautions especially in areas where a crisis is likely to occur. This applies if you are travelling to or living in a location where there is a high risk of terrorism, unrest or natural disasters.
How to deal with a crisis overseas
Visit the GOV.UK website for advice on dealing with a crisis abroad, including terrorist attacks and natural disasters.
Foreign travel advice
It is recommended that if you are visiting another country or city or maybe several places over a period of time, that you check in by phone or text on a regular basis to family or friends so that they know you are safe.
Last updated: 29/03/2021 12:26