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On Call International Aids Italy Earthquake Victims

by User Not Found | Apr 06, 2009

On Call International, a medical and travel assistance company reportedly has announced an emergency hotline to aid the family and friends of travelers visiting Italy. The hotline has been set up to help people visiting the victims of the recent earthquake that shook the city of L'Aquila, located around 60 miles north of Rome.

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If you are trying to connect to people traveling or living in the region, you can call the On Call International hotline: 800-576-5172. The company is also offering another number: 603-328-1924 and request the callers to be ready with as much information as possible. It will be helpful if you have details like the name of the tour operator, itineraries, hotel information, or cell phone numbers. 

On Call International is a provider of customized medical, security and travel assistance for international business and leisure travelers, as well as expatriates, students and others away from home. The company specializes in emergency evacuations from any point on the globe. 

The company was in news this February for signing a new partnership with Travel Insured International, a major travel insurance provider. Both companies have joined hands for the promotion of safe travel and offer travel protection products for anyone planning a trip away from home.

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