Travel Security and Safety Websites of Importance to the International Traveler
In addition, to the above web sites, EWA recommends the following private suppliers of travel risk management services:
International SOS is the world’s leading international healthcare, medical assistance, and security services company.
We help organizations manage the health and security risks facing their international travelers and expatriates.
OODAlink satellite communications provides a critical link so you can “OODA”: Observe, Orient, Decide and Act. The OODAkit™, keeps people connected even when there is no power or network available by providing worldwide internet access and phone service via satellite. The kit’s four main integrated components are a satellite terminal, phone system, Wi-Fi Network and power, which enable the user to email, text, make calls, hold video conferences, stream video and more. In remote areas and during emergencies, traditional wireless and broadband networks either do not exist or can become disabled. The self-powering and carry-on sized OODAkit solves this lingering problem by tapping into a global satellite network (Inmarsat BGAN).
GPS Fleet Tracking Solutions, a company that specializes in global, continuous tracking coverage for logistics operations in remote, rugged and hazardous regions of the world. FMS technology mitigates risks for fleets operating in Africa, the Middle East and the extreme northern latitudes of Canada and Alaska. Transportation companies find that Iridium satellite tracking offered by FMS insures that driver communication is maintained with reliable and near real-time performance regardless of location. For sub-contracting situations, satellite monitoring in remote regions can ensure that the primary provider is billed for vehicle operations. FMS also reduces fuel consumption and cargo theft and it provides an excellent means of revealing the unauthorized use of vehicles. Personnel safety, security of assets and cargo, reduced theft and fuel use and efficient use of assets are the benefits of GPS Fleet Tracking.