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Emergency Contacts

Emergencies are situations in which there is an immediate threat to a person's health and/or safety. An emergency is an occurrence or situation that poses a genuine and sometimes immediate risk to the health and well-being of program participants. Emergencies are rare, but you should always be prepared and carry the information for the following emergency contacts at all times.

In-country Country Contacts

  • Contact your Faculty-Leader or Program Administrator immediately
  • To view a listing of U.S. Embassies and Consulates around the world, please visit
  • To view international "911" and emergency numbers, please visit

UMKC Study Abroad and Global Engagement

In case of emergency call:

UMKC Study Abroad & Global Initiatives Office
Business hours, Monday - Friday 8:00am- 5:00pm

UMKC Police 24-Hour Emergency Line

In the case of a minor emergency or inconvenience, please email UMKC's Study Abroad & Global Engagement Office at

Study Abroad Insurance

All University of Missouri - Kansas City students participating a study abroad program are required to have International Health Insurance that offers Worldwide Travel Assistance. The majority of participants who go UMKC international programs will be required to register for international health insurance through GeoBlue.

Worldwide Health Insurance

In an emergency, seek appropriate medical care directly, and then contact GeoBlue. For medical evacuation and other 24/7 emergency assistance, contact GeoBlue:
-Collect from outside the U.S. +1-610-263-8771;
-Toll free within the U.S. 1-844-268-2686;

For other questions about your plan, call collect from outside the U.S. +1-610-263-2847; toll free within the U.S. 1-844-268-2686, or email

Members may visit the Member Hub to access Global Health and Security Resources to help you identify qualified medical providers around the world, request appointments, translate medical terms and brand names for drugs, provide security alerts, and to review details of your insurance plan.