$10,000 per person
Non-Medical Evacuation provides transportation from a place of danger to a place of safety during a natural disaster or a time of civil or political unrest.
NATURAL DISASTER EVACUATION – $10,000 per Policy Period
Benefits are payable for the Covered Person’s extrication due to a Natural Disaster Evacuation that results in You being placed in imminent physical danger. Natural Disaster Event results in such severe and widespread damage that the area of damage is officially declared a disaster area by the appropriate local government authorities of the HostCountry, and the area is deemed to be Uninhabitable or dangerous.We will pay, up to the Maximum Benefit Amount shown in the Schedule of Benefits, to transport You to the NearestPlace of Safety necessary to ensure Yours safety and well-being as determined by Us or Our designated Assistance Provider. We will also pay reasonable expenses incurred at the place of safety for lodging and meals, up to the Amount shown in the Schedule of Benefits, if you have been evacuated by the Assistance Provider. The Natural Disaster Evacuation must occur within 2 days of the Natural Disaster Event, and the arrangements will be by the most appropriate and by most efficient, practical and economical means available and consistent with Your health and safety.
“Natural Disaster” means storm (wind, rain, snow, sleet, hail, lightning, dust or sand) earthquake, flood, volcanic eruption, wildfire or other similar event that: 1. is due to natural causes; and 2. results in such severe and widespread damage that the area of damage is officially declared a disaster area by the government in which the Covered Person’sTrip occurs and the area is deemed to be uninhabitable or dangerous.
POLITICAL EVACUATION – $25,000 per Policy Period
Benefits are payable for the Covered Person’s extrication from the Host Country due to an Occurrence which could result in grave physical harm or death. The Occurrence must take place while coverage is in effect, and while the Covered Person is traveling outside of Their Home Country. Benefits will be paid for Transportation and Related Costs to the Nearest Place of Safety, necessary to ensure the Covered Person’s safety and well-being as determined by the Designated Security Consultant. Benefits will not be payable unless We (or Our authorized Assistance Provider) authorize in writing, or by an authorized electronic or telephonic means, all expenses in advance, and services are rendered by the Assistance Provider. The Assistance Provider is not responsible for the availability of transport services. Where a Political Evacuation becomes impractical due to hostile or dangerous conditions, a Designated Security Consultant will endeavor to maintain contact with the Covered Person until a Political Evacuation occurs.
Political Evacuation Benefits are payable only once for any one Occurrence. If, after a Political Evacuation is completed, it becomes evident that the Covered Person was an active participant in the events that led to the Occurrence, We have the right to recover all Transportation and Related costs from the Covered Person. Benefits will be payable for evacuation during a period of civil unrest, insurrection or natural disasters that could not have been foreseen prior to the Covered Person’s departure from Their Home Country of origin.
“Political Evacuation” means the extrication of a Covered Person from the Host Country due to an Occurrence which could result in grave physical harm or death to the Covered Person and is certified by a governing authority via declaration or warning.