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Crisis24 Horizon

Crisis24 Horizon

Crisis24 Horizon is a one-stop shop for location-based travel risk management. All U-M faculty, staff, and students who are planning to go abroad, are currently abroad, or provide support for international experiences may register to have access.  Key benefits from the platform include:

  • Real-time alerts of threats and disruptions
  • Risk ratings and location Intelligence of safety & security issues in countries and cities worldwide
  • Advice sheets to mitigate a range of safety and security issues

U-M users can access Crisis24 Horizon via web browser or by downloading the Crisis24 mobile app. To access the platform, U-M users must first register online by following these registration instructions below.

Instructions:  Simple PDF version | Web Browser – Video  | Mobile App – Video  |  Mobile App – Detailed Guide PDF version

  • Desktop:
    Go to
  • Mobile App:
    Download from your app store or search for Crisis24 Horizon Mobile.
  • Logging In:
    1. Open the mobile or web app, enter your organization email address, and tap Create Account.
    2. Enter the additional personal details requested and tap Next.
    3. Open the Welcome email and click to activate your account.
    4. Create your password and then Sign-In to access Horizon.
  • Notification Preferences:
    • Desktop: Go to Preferences, located under your name on the top-right, and set up your preferred notifications.
    • Mobile: Follow the prompts to enable Push Notifications and Location Services to receive alert notifications based on your current location.

Crisis24 Horizon houses location briefs for over 200+ countries, 800+ provinces, and 400+ cities. U-M students, faculty, and staff planning to travel to these destinations are strongly encouraged to review these briefs as part of their travel preparation process. These location briefs cover topics such as:

  • Destination Overview
  • Risk Assessment Ratings
  • Security
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
  • Health and Medical
  • Political
  • Legal
  • Entry / Exit
  • Culture
  • Financial

Review the How to Access Location Briefs guide for more instructions.

Crisis24 Horizon provides real-time alerts of significant threats and disruptions worldwide. Each alert provides:

  • Severity of the incident
  • Affected areas
  • Time frame
  • Summary
  • Background
  • Advice to traveler

U-M users can set alert notification preferences by defining severity levels, categories, and locations to be included in email alerts or push notifications. Review the adding alert notification preferences guide for setting up your alerts.

Crisis24 Horizon provides Daily Intelligence Briefings which are daily reports that consolidate all of the active alerts within the last 24 hours and deliver them directly to the user’s email. U-M users can decide specifics related to the report, such as:

  • When to receive the report
  • Define severity levels to include
  • Select which categories to include
  • Choose locations of the alerts

To set up your daily notification, review the Daily Intelligence Briefing Notification guide or watch the How to Set Up the Daily Intelligence Briefing video.

Crisis24 Horizon provides advice sheets for various health and safety-related situations. U-M user can search the catalog of topics, which include but are not limited to:

  • Advice on Jet Lag
  • Air Travel Health Precautions
  • Insect Bite Precautions
  • Personal Safety during Earthquakes
  • Sun and Heat Concerns
  • Traveling with Allergies
  • Using Taxi Cabs while traveling
  • Water Treatment Methods
  • and more

Review How to Access Advice Sheets for guidance.