Disaster Supplies

Crisis Management – Foreign Service Evacuations, Personal Preparation, Health and Safety

FLO provides Foreign Service employees and families with confidential guidance, referral, and assistance with personal preparedness and post evacuations.

Confidential Guidance, Referral, and Assistance

FLO provides guidance and assistance to employees and families preparing for the possibility of a sudden departure from an overseas post. Unexpected departures can be the result of political unrest, a natural disaster, medical concerns or other personal matters.

During evacuations, FLO is the Department’s main point of contact for evacuees, providing guidance on allowances, regulations, housing, education and employment for family members. We coordinate with post management, regional bureaus and other offices to support the evacuated community. For questions about evacuations contact us: FLOAskEvacuations@state.gov.

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Important Evacuations Document

U.S. Department of State

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