International SOS and Control Risks advise clients in Egypt

03 July 2013 ,  —


03 July 2013


International SOS and Control Risks are providing ongoing advice to clients in Egypt, during the current political crisis.
The International SOS and Control Risks alliance brings together the extensive global network and expertise of both companies. International SOS is the world’s leading medical and travel security risk services group. Control Risks is the world’s leading global risk consultancy firm.
 An Incident Management team is already on the ground in Cairo. Staff are providing real-time advice to clients, helping them respond to the developing situation and any potential impact on personnel: Employees, travellers and expatriates.
Further unrest remains probable in the coming days, as illustrated by clashes on 1 and 2 July in the capital Cairo and other locations. Personnel should defer non-essential travel to Egypt until the situation stabilises, due to uncertainty surrounding the current political situation.
Events are being closely monitored by the Regional Security Centre in Dubai with direct support from the Global Security Centre in London.
 Members are encouraged to consult the latest, detailed travel security alert on Egypt. Members can also contact one of the 27 International SOS assistance centres, or log on to Travel Security Online through the members sections of or
The Dubai assistance centre can be contacted on: +971 4 601 8777
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About the International SOS Group of Companies

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About Control Risks

Control Risks is a global risk consultancy specialising in political, security and integrity risk. The company enables its clients to understand and manage the risks of operating in complex or hostile environments. Through a unique combination of services, wide geographical reach and by adopting a close partnership approach with clients, Control Risks helps organisations effectively solve their problems and realise new opportunities across the world.