What are Risk Alerts?

Via's Travel Risk Alerts are designed to help study abroad administrators stay informed of global threats. This global intelligence tool collects information on real-time global incidents 24/7 and beautifully displays them in a comprehensive and user-friendly way. This feature also enables a greater degree of customization and personalization for Risk Alerts, allowing administrators to tailor alerts based on their specific needs and requirements. For example, Admins can set preferences for Risk Alerts based on specific Risk Levels, Risk Types, and Risk Countries, and opt to only show risk alerts that have impacted on-site travelers.  By leveraging this functionality, administrators can stay informed about critical travel-related risks for their travelers and institutions. 

As part of this feature, Admins can also:

  • Receive updated information in real-time 24/7 on globally reported incidents
  • Quickly and easily send Safety Check-Ins to On-site Travelers
  • Provide recommended advice and contact information for local emergency services to impacted travelers
  • Quickly find travelers who have reported needing immediate help 
  • Easily share an overview of an incident with other important individuals internal or external to your organization   
  • Intuitively report on past or present Risk Alerts based on dates, country, Risk Levels, Risk Types, Travel Check-Ins, Location, and whether Travelers were ever impacted
  • Personalize and customize the Risk Alert Feed based on Risk Levels, Risk Types, Risk Countries and only display alerts that match your preferences
  • Receive Alert Mailers straight to your inbox when incidents match your notification preferences

Via's Risk Alerts is a vital tool for institutions to supplement Risk Management practices and facilitate the well-being of their travelers during their global experiences. We leverage Riskline's aggregated risk intelligence to make it easier for admins to monitor their Traveler's locations and mitigate risk. To learn more about Riskline, click here.

Via Travel's Risk Alerts monitor global incidents based on the following Risk Levels and Risk Types:

Risk Levels

  • Low 
  • Moderate 
  • Medium 
  • High 
  • Extreme 

Risk Types

  • Avalanches
  • Blizzards
  • Conflict and Terrorism
  • Crime and Corruption
  • Dangerous wildlife
  • Demonstrations and Unrest
  • Drought 
  • Dust/Sand Storms
  • Earthquakes
  • Extreme cold
  • Flooding
  • Fog
  • Health and Medical
  • Heat Waves
  • Hurricanes/Typhoons/Tropical Cyclones
  • Kidnap and Ransom
  • Landslides/Mudslides
  • Natural and Environmental
  • Political Developments
  • Rainfall
  • Security Alert
  • Smog/Haze and Pollution
  • Surf/Rip current
  • Thunderstorms
  • Tornadoes
  • Travel Safety and Disruptions
  • Tsunami
  • Visa
  • Volcanic Eruptions
  • Wildfires
  • Windstorms



Q: I have a product-related question about Risk Alerts. Who do I contact to learn more?

A: You can contact our team directly at support@via-trm.com! We'll be happy to answer any questions you might have. 


Q: I currently don't have Via Travel but want to learn more about Via's Risk Alerts. Is there anyone I can reach out to?

A: Certainly! You can request a Demo for Via Travel by contacting info@via-trm.com.