- Resource Directories
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- Health and Safety
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One site that serves as an "information lobby" available missions resources on the web
Contains articles, links, and phone numbers for a lot of resources, also allows missionaries from around the world to contribute resources. There is a downloadable PDF version of The Missionary Resources Handbook, an 80 page booklet covering much of the material on the website.
WordWide Witness has often worked with Overseas Express, a subsidiary of Raptim in the DFW area. The mission of Raptim International Travel is "to facilitate and coordinate travel arrangements for church and humanitarian workers."
The largest mission related travel firm in the US and uses its size to negotiate special-fare contracts. They have updated information regarding visas and passports.
Details safety conditions and more for each country.
Provides detailed information on the facilities offered by the world's major airports.
The leading company in obtaining travel documents through the passport office, US Secretary of State, and foreign consular offices. Includes many downloadable visa forms.
Provides downloadable visa applications and visa requirements for almost every conceivable country worldwide.
A secular website that explains how airlines set their prices, outlines the benefits of online bookings and travel agencies, and other service providers.
Universal currency converter featuring up-to-the-minute rates on every known world currency.
Search for ATM machines in the region you visit, whether you use Visa or MasterCard.
Short term health insurance options:
Provides calling codes for every country worldwide with instructions on making international calls.
Offers a variety of phone card recommendations based on location.
Virtual calling card system.
etails health concerns and vaccination requirements for 18 world regions, with links to more info.
For the questions you never knew you'd have to ask, this site allows you to ask experienced missionaries anything you need to know and distributes a monthly newsletter.
Provides links on topics such as Church Planting, Evangelism, Fundraising, Member Care, MK Web Links, News Sources, and Short Term Missions.