Foreign Service employees and family members are encouraged to read the following materials to familiarize themselves with personal preparedness and evacuation resources. For more information, please contact the Family Liaison Office at (202) 647-1076 or 1 (800) 440-0397 or email FLOAskEvacuations@state.gov.
Attention evacuees: To receive information pertinent to your post's evacuation status, please provide the Family Liaison Office with your contact information, including email address and phone number.
Key information and resources for Before, During and After an evacuation. NOTE: The Evacuation Cable becomes the primary authority for any evacuation, as each one is unique.
Before an Evacuation
Apply for a DoS Travel Charge Card
Personal Preparedness Plan: Prepare for an Unexpected Departure from Post (pdf)
72 Hour Emergency Kit (pdf)
GO Bag (pdf)
Single Parents & Tandem Couples with Children (pdf)
Pet Go Bag
Choosing Your Safehaven:
During an Evacuation
After an Evacuation
Information provided by the Family Liaison Office
Contact the Family Liaison Office