While You're Abroad: Health and Safety
Health and Safety
The health and safety of our students is Education Abroad’s number one priority. Studying abroad will introduce you to new situations and environments that may affect you physically and emotionally and require you to think about new safety strategies. By reading through this information, you will be better prepared for an enjoyable international experience:
Emergency Response Plan and Education Abroad Report of Concern
The Emergency Response Plan provides guidance to UNO administrators, faculty, staff, and participants in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies and perceived emergencies while studying abroad through faculty-led programs in order to prevent and stabilize incidents that pose a threat to life, safety, property, continuity of operations, or the environment.
For any emergency situation, Program Leaders are to complete an Education Abroad Report of Concern. This form can also be filled out by any concerned party to simply notify the Education Abroad Office of an ongoing situation, but does not require a response from the Office.