I’ve just received the following press release release from the British Embassy in Beijing.
It appears to me that the office has taken some heat from home about tracking down their nationals in natural disasters, and is now very concerned you may get crushed in a shoddily-built school or swept away in a flood – and that just does not happen to Brits. It’s just not… proper.
Neither is the cost of an airlift out of a danger zone.
While they’re at it, maybe they can help this woman.
CALLING ALL BRITS IN CHINA OR GOING TO BE IN CHINA OVER SUMMER!!!
If you, your family or friends are travelling to China this summer, get them to sign up to LOCATE
What is LOCATE?
LOCATE is a new online service that allows British consular officials to contact you in the event of any incident abroad. Keeping you safe!!!
Why sign up?
If there is an earthquake, flood or outbreak in China we can get in contact with you and let your family and friends know that you are safe.
How do I sign up?
Just take two minutes and save yourself a lot of worry by registering here:
If you want to find out more about the benefits of LOCATE you can look here:
Consular Section, British Embassy, Beijing