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Emergency procedures

Examples of incidents or emergencies

For our purposes, an emergency is any circumstance that poses a genuine risk to, or has already disturbed, the safety and well-being of program participants. Emergencies may include incidents that are "newsworthy" and reach U.S. news agencies, causing alarm to parents or colleagues.

Emergencies can include, though are not confined to, the following:

Pre-departure loss of a passport or documents is not considered an emergency. OSA will assist students or leaders to the best of our ability, but response may be limited to business hours.