While traveling, there are a few important things you must remember.
Register with your local US Consulate or Embassy.
Register with your home country's Consulate or Embassy upon arrival in your destination country. http://embassy.goabroad.com/
In addition to contacting local authorities, for overseas emergencies call NYU’s Department of Public Safety in New York at 011-212-998-2222. Public Safety regularly assists with international emergencies.
In the event the problem is medical or wellness related, the Crisis Response Counselor (CRC) on duty will be contacted. Each NYU Academic site has Health and Safety information posted on their page: http://www.nyu.edu/global/global-academic-centers.html
GlobeSmart is a web-based cultural awareness training tool providing a quick and easy access to extensive knowledge on how to engage in intercultural communication more effectively with people from countries around the world.
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