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The International SOS Situation Update podcast provides the latest analysis, advice and recommendations on the health and security risks impacting you and your organisation today.
With support from our global medical and security experts, we discuss the most pertinent topics impacting a workforce and provide tactical guidance on mitigating health, safety, security and wellbeing risks.

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The International SOS Situation Update podcast provides the latest analysis, advice and recommendations on the health and security risks impacting you and your organisation today.
With support from our global medical and security experts, we discuss the most pertinent topics impacting a workforce and provide tactical guidance on mitigating health, safety, security and wellbeing risks.

    Security challenges around Mexico's general election

    Security challenges around Mexico's general election

    People in Mexico are due to vote in a general election on 2 June. Among the many offices being elected, voters will elect a new president, with the ruling Morena party candidate Claudia Sheinbaum widely expected to win. International SOS’ Lead Security Analyst for Mexico, Raul Iglesias looks at the security environment ahead of the election, and offers advice for travellers and domestic workforce.

    • 9 min
    Impact of Bengaluru's water shortage

    Impact of Bengaluru's water shortage

    Bengaluru witnessed a water shortage in 2024, with businesses looking to understand how they could mitigate operational and duty-of-care risks. It is vital to understand the underlying causes, the shortage's geographical impact and how that has affected businesses, both from security and medical standpoints.

    • 10 min
    New Caledonia unrest

    New Caledonia unrest

    France has declared a state of emergency in its Pacific territory of New Caledonia amid unrest relating to proposed electoral reforms. Security reinforcements have been sent to regain control of access routes to key ports of departure, including La Tontouta International Airport. International SOS’ security and medical experts offer advice to clients whose workforce may have been affected by the protests.

    • 10 min
    India: 2024 Parliamentary election update

    India: 2024 Parliamentary election update

    India is holding its parliamentary election in phases, with voting spanning 19 April to 1 June. Anugya Chitransh, the Lead Security Analyst for South Asia, discusses the travel and security risks in the states going to polls on 7, 13 and 20 May.

    • 3 min
    Chad's presidential election

    Chad's presidential election

    Voting in Chad’s presidential election is due to take place on the 6 May. Nine candidates, including transitional president Mahamat Deby, are due to take part in the contest. Our security experts say there is a substantial risk of unrest following the announcement of the result scheduled for 21 May and offer this advice to keep you and your workforce safe.

    • 10 min
    Evacuation from Haiti

    Evacuation from Haiti

    International SOS recently conducted a complex evacuation of multiple clients impacted by the escalation in gang violence in Haiti. International SOS' Chief Security Analyst - West, Mike Rogers, Regional Air Transport Manager for the Americas, Cat Peltier as well as Security Director's Henning Snyman and Paul Doucet describe how a multidisciplinary crisis management team overcame security, logistical and diplomatic challenges with the help from risk solutions provider, ExLog Global, to assist clients and evacuate them to safety.

    • 8 min

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