2019 Travel Risk Map: Morocco As Safe As EUROPE, US, Canada

2019 Travel Risk Map: Morocco As Safe As EUROPE, US, Canada

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Rabat – In terms of travel safety, Morocco is really as safe because so many European countries, the united states, and Canada, having a minimal risk level, based on the 2019 Travel Risk Map.

The North African country maintained this level during the last 3 years.

Iran, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, the UAE, Kuwait, are on the list of low risk countries in the centre East also.

The map listed five types of travel risk of security: insignificant, low, medium, high, and extreme.

All Moroccan cities are low risk aside from Morocco’s southern provinces in Western Sahara, which are designated a medium risk status.

Morocco may be the only country to truly have a low risk level in North Africa. Tunisia and algeria are medium risk, while Egypt is risky.

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The Travel Risk Map 2019 helps organisations and travellers better understand the risks in the destinations where they operate and travel.

The travel risk of security rating is founded on the specific threat posed to travellers by political violence, terrorism namely, along with social crime and unrest.

The danger level takes under consideration other factors such as for example &ldquo also;the robustness of the transport infrastructure, the constant state of industrial relations, the potency of the security and emergency services and the country’s susceptibility to natural disasters.”

The Ipsos MORI Business Resilience Trends Watch 2019 report demonstrates 43 percent of business decision-makers expect travel risks to go up in 2019, in line with the Independent.

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“Year even though some 47 % think risks have increased in the last, this represents a 16 % decrease from 2017, when 63 % said risk had increased.”

Countries with extreme risk levels were countries in Africa and the center East including Syria mainly, Yemen, Afghanistan, Libya, South Somalia and Sudan.

Very few countries such as for example Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Luxembourg are on the list of “insignificant” travel risk category.

Medical and road safety risks

When it involves road safety, however, Morocco is proven to have a higher risk status. This may be as a result of lot of accidents in the united kingdom mainly.

january and could 2018

Between, some 1,052 traffic accidents occurred, according to a provisional toll issued by the National Committee for preventing Traffic Accidents (CNPAC).

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Most countries in Africa and the center East come in either the “high” or “very high” risk category for road safety, aside from Egypt that is at a “moderate” level.

The Medical Risk Map implies that Morocco is really a medium risk country alongside Tunisia, Egypt in North Africa, whereas Algeria includes a high medical risk level.

European countries are designated a minimal risk status, while Eastern Europe are medium risk.

International SOS rates medical safety in accordance with a variety of health threats and mitigating factors including infectious diseases, environmental factors, emergency and dental service, usage of quality prescription medications, medical evacuation, and language, or administrative barriers.

International SOS released the map in collaboration with Control Risks and with the Ipsos MORI Business Resilience Trends Watch 2019 report.

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