Problem

Travel risks


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Vulnerability of travellers
Dangers to travellers
Incidence:

A survey in 1993 indicated that 20% of travellers were avoiding the USA for fear of violence and robbery, with the USA being considered more dangerous than countries such as Argentina, Mexico, Thailand, and Turkey. That year the UK government advised travellers to avoid: Bosnia, Congo, Iraq, Liberia, Somalia, Western Sahara and Zaire. In 1994 the International Airline Passengers Associated listed as areas to avoid: China, South Korea, India, Colombia; Central African countries; and countries of the former USSR. Hazards cited included quality of air control; accidents; hijackings; airport and airline safety and security.

Broader Problems:
Risk
Disasters
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
24.06.2019 – 17:03 CEST