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Advice when on holiday

Holidays are something to look forward to and enjoy and the vast majority of holiday makers return home refreshed and looking forward to the next one. However, on extremely rare occasions a natural disaster, act of terrorism, political unrest or conflict can happen in the country you are visiting or back home in England.

holidayHow the British Embassy Can Help Brits Abroad

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is responsible for British Embassies and High Commissions worldwide and is well known for being the best place to provide invaluable help and information in disaster and emergency situations.

You can find the Consular Directorate of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, and there is usually a British Embassy (or High Commission in Commonwealth countries) in most countries – usually in the capital city.

For further advice and information and location of Embassies, High Commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world visit