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Emergency Evacuation

To augment Student, Faculty and Administrative Health coverage while abroad and due to recent events, both with regard to Natural Disaster and Political issues arising throughout the world, Boston College has partnered with Drum Cussac which provides Political Security and Natural Disaster Evacuation Services.  Drum Cussac is GeoBlue's security service partner.

 

GeoBlue/Drum Cussac's Program Provides the Following to Boston College

  • Up to $100,000 per individual and $5,000,000 per incident for political evacuation and transportation back home.
  • Up to $100,000 per individual and $5,000,000 per incident for natural disaster evacuation and transportation back home.
  • Access to GeoBlue's Worldwide's Global Health & Safety Team, providing continuous monitoring of political and security activity around the world.

The Details

  Political Evacuation:

  • Evacuation to the nearest safe haven if the United States government or the host country‚Äôs government declares that US Citizens should leave the area of political unrest/instability.
  • After initial evacuation to the nearest safe haven, Drum Cussac will also provide air travel to return you back to your permanent primary residence, or Boston College or back to the host country if it has been declared safe to return and at your discretion.
  • Drum Cussac will also pay for the cost of food, lodging and if necessary physical protection during transport to the nearest safe haven.

  Natural Disaster Evacuation:

  • Evacuation to the nearest safe haven if your host city/country is made uninhabitable due to a natural disaster.
  • After initial evacuation to the nearest safe haven Drum Cussac will transport you back to your permanent primary residence, or Boston College or back to the host country if it has been declared safe to return and at your discretion.
  • Drum Cussac will also pay for the cost of food, lodging and if necessary physical protection during transport to the nearest safe haven.

What to Do if You Experience Any of the Above

  • Immediately seek shelter in the safest location possible.
  • Once at a safe location immediately contact GeoBlue Health & Safety for assistance, collect at 1-610-254-8771 or via email at globalhealth@geo-blue.com and identify yourself as a member of the Boston College Community.
  • GeoBlue/Drum Cussac will take all appropriate actions to assist you in getting to the nearest safe haven and all the way back home.  Drum is responsible for all decisions regarding when a situation is a covered event and any, and all, travel arrangements.

See GeoBlue/Drum Cussac Summary for further information regarding their services.

Lastly, please note that GeoBlue/Drum Cussac will not reimburse for services provided, rather GeoBlue/Drum Cussac must be contacted first and arrange for evacuation services for the cost to be covered.

*This is only an outline of services.

GeoBlue/Drum Cussac take-along Info Sheet

GeoBlue/Drum Cussac Summary