The most dangerous countries in the world for 2020, mapped – indy100

According to a new map designed for travellers, the most dangerous places on earth for 2020 areLibya and Somalia.

The annual interactive 'Travel Risk Map'reveals the countries where people are most likely to have trouble when it comes to road safety, security and medical matters.

By contrast, the safest places are Finland, Norway and Iceland.

Libya and Somalia both rank lowly in each of the three categories in the study by international medical and security specialists International SOS along with Afghanistan and Venezuela, meaning they are the most dangerous.

When it comes to health, countries with the highest risk of contracting medical issues or disease include African nations Niger, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, South Sudan, Eritrea and the Central African Republic.

Places with a low risk of disease are most of those in Europe, Canada, the US, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea and Japan.

For security, researchers evaluated the threat posed to travellers by political violence (including terrorism), social unrest and violent and petty crime.

Countries with an extreme risk to travellers' safety include Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Somalia, Libya and parts of Nigeria.

Placeswhere security risks are deemed insignificant are Norway, Greenland, Finland, Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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The most dangerous countries in the world for 2020, mapped - indy100

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