Embarking on Charity work abroad can be an incredible, life-changing opportunity but it can also be physically and mentally demanding and stressful, especially if you're opting to carry out charity work in a country that has uncontrollable dangers such as political unrest, terrorist attacks and threats of kidnap and hostile situations or even just a lack of quality healthcare services.
While this is a scary position to be in, many still choose to help and support those in need of medical assistance, housing, education, food, water and more in these countries. So, if you are, you'll need a Travel and Medical Insurance solution that offers much more than the norm.
High Risk Voyager's Travel Insurance for Charity Workers offers a number of specialist and niche levels of cover directly relating to the environment where the work will be taking place and the individual needs of charity workers. While there can be many physical challenges and dangers whilst working in a conflict or disaster soon such as injuries, illness from contaminated food and water and reactions to mosquito bites, amongst many other unknown eventualities, there are mental struggles too.
It can be difficult to imagine until faced with the reality of a hostile event such as a terrorist attack, being hijacked, mugged or even raped of how this can affect your mental well-being as well as you physically. That is why High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance offers to provide counselling for Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following a covered hostile event should the individual need it following working in these complicated areas and going through a traumatic event as named above.
For any physical concerns, High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance provides peace of mind and protection that in the event of the unforeseen, we can provide up to £/$/€1,000,000 to cover Emergency Medical Expenses and a further £/$/€1,000,000 for Emergency Medical Evacuation / Repatriation.
There are many other risks associated with these destinations too such as the increased threat of hijacking, muggings and if embarking on charity work in a disaster relief zone, Natural Disasters. High Risk Voyager Travel Insurance offers financial protection for all of these and Voyager Insurance can even provide cover for Kidnapping and Ransom situations through a separate policy. Contact us on 01483 562 662 for more information.
As well as offering all the above to meet the needs of Charity Workers in these locations, High Risk Voyager also provides within their Travel Insurance policies 'standard' levels of cover which can include cover for Delayed or Damaged Baggage, Loss of Passports and Travel Documents, Cover for Travel Delays, The essentials of any extensive Travel Insurance product.
No matter where in the world you want to make a difference and help those in need, even in countries the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have advised 'against all travel' or 'all but essential travel', High Risk Voyager's Travel Insurance for Charity Workers can offer extensive protection for your next trip when a standard 'off the shelf' policy may simply provide no cover at all!
Before you head on that trip to help those in need, one of the most important things to remember is to book your travel insurance and make sure it is fit for purpose.
Be prepared and get protected with High Risk Voyager's Travel Insurance for Charity Workers. One of the smartest and best ways to protect yourself overseas is to make-sure you have good, high quality travel insurance.
Get your Travel Insurance quote here or for full information on what is included and excluded in our Travel Insurance policies, please check the Policy Wording here. Before you travel, consider reading our article on 'how local knowledge abroad could keep you safe'.
This article is for information and entertainment purposes only. It does not constitute advice in any way. The information provided here is correct at the time of writing however please check the latest policy wording for the latest terms, conditions and exclusions.
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For up to a maximum of 31* days cover:
For Leisure trips ONLY, no War Cover is provided under this policy.
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