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You should make enquiries about health, safety and
risk factors with your country’s foreign affairs office (or equivalent). There are private companies who also
provide security advice. Some links are provided below:
provide good information for the adventurous USA youth.
private security company offers reports on international security threats
and events related to terrorism, crime and civil unrest helping to protect
people around the world.
Humanitarian Law. A must! Nurses intending to work in regions where
there is armed conflict should have a working knowledge of International
Humanitarian Law (IHL). The Fact Sheet: The Development of International
Humanitarian Law is a good introduction. American Red Cross.
principal legal framework are the
Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977. The Geneva
Convention documents set out the international humanitarian rules that aim
to create order within chaos, protect neutral parties, save lives and
alleviate hardship of combatants and civilians during and following armed
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Tuesday, 09 March 2010