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Travel Advisory for CAA Members Regarding the Natural Disasters in Nicaragua

Danielle Williams November 25, 2016

CAA South Central Ontario is working with our Members and their families who are in, or travelling to the regions affected or expected to be affected by the natural disasters in Nicaragua.

Early Thursday, Hurricane Otto made landfall near the east coast of southern Nicaragua. In less than an hour after the eye of the hurricane hit, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the country’s west coast.

If you are in Nicaragua and require emergency consular assistance, call the Canadian Embassy in Managua at (505) 2268 0433 or the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa directly at (613) 996-8885 (collect calls are accepted where available).

CAA Member Safety

We would like to remind our Members to always follow instructions from local authorities. For our Members and their families who are in the region or are planning to travel in the affected areas, please call 1-866-286-9323, or call collect 905-771-3242 with any questions or concerns.

Additionally, we encourage everyone to monitor the Government of Canada’s travel advisory site for the most accurate and official travel information to the affected areas.

If you’re in an affected country and require emergency consular assistance, contact the Government of Canada.

If you’ve purchased CAA Travel Insurance

For CAA Members who have purchased Trip Cancellation and/or Vacation Package insurance from CAA Travel Insurance, please contact our claims number at 1-888 493-0161.