RISKY TOURISTY DESTINATIONS

Published May 17, 2012 by Tony

INADVISABLE DESTINATIONS


In case you or any relative are planning a trip to distant lands, to visit an unusual place during vacation e.g. , first take a look to the following list because there are hazardous or inadvisable  destinations you’d better avoid, or going there well aware of what you’re getting.

CONFLICTS, CRIME, POVERTY


Burundi
According to the Wif (World Interesting Fact), Burundi has the highest death rate in relation to population / poverty rate / number of crimes.
Brazil
Among the industrialized countries it is perhaps the poorest because the recent crisis. In the favelas is daily survival.
Tripoli, Libya
Stuff of our days. Going to Tripoli now is unwise.
Pakistan
Despite its natural beauty, for the presence of Al Qaeda and Taliban, Pakistan is a country considered too dangerous for foreigners.
Senegal
The only safe tourist area seems to be Cap Skirring, while around the battles between rebels and army are frequent.
Iraq
Not only war. In parts of Iraq and the busiest centers is a high risk of infectious diseases. From May to November the focus from malaria, and throughout the year from infections due to food and drink.
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
In the capital, civil tension is always high. Millions of people live in areas affected by natural disasters and lack of basic services.
Afghanistan
Although since 2004 is officially called the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, because the Taliban is an outbreak ready to explode at any time.
Sudan
People continue to die in Sudan. And getting sick here can be very dangerous: there is one of the worst health systems in the world. As AMREF reports.

POLLUTION, ENVIROMENTAL HEALTH


Riachuelo Basin, Argentina
Here reigns the wrongful refusal with about 42 open dumps.
Dzerzhinsk, Russia
The cities most polluted by chemicals in the world.
Appalachia, West Virginia
The site of the U.S. most polluted by clouds of coal mines.
Kabwe, Zambia
On the soil of this city is not growing anything more. It is one of the most polluted (for levels of lead) of the Earth.
Lake Karachay, Russia
The largest lake polluted by nuclear waste of the Earth.
La Oroya, Peru
99% of children in this city has rates of blood lead above the limit.
Haiti
After the earthquake of 2010 is still in a state of health emergency. Continue the cholera epidemic.
Niger
Research and UNICEF statistics say that  this is the country with the highest maternal mortality rate in the world for medical malpractice and infections.
Chernobyl
The long shadow of Chernobyl after 25 years is still present. Access to the center is forbidden for anyone who does not have a valid reason to enter.
Fukushima, Japan
After the disaster of 11 March and the release of radioactive material, is currently one of the most risky place of the Planet.

CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT


Dasht e Lut, Iran
This is the hottest desert in the world.
Australia
The only country where the species of venomous animals are more than non-poisonous.

EARTHQUAKES, ERUPTIONS, FLOOD, TSUNAMI


Christchurch, New Zealand
According to the WTO, New Zealand is one of the highest seismic risk zones in the world. The recent earthquake in Christchurch shows this.
Fiji Islands
This is a favorite destinations for many tourists (mostly Europeans) but also the favorite place for earthquake and resulting tsunami risks.
Panama
As for the Fiji Islands, Panama is also a destination for tourists. But even here, because of the significant level of seismic, tsunami warning is always present.
California
California people is accustomed to earthquakes but this not mean you have to be unworried.
Easter Island
It is the area of the world most surrounded by volcanoes and in marine surface (about 1,133).
Ubinas, Peru
The Peruvian authorities are certain: the eruptive activity of the volcano Ubinas, which had affected some provinces in the past, could resume.
Galeras, Colombia
One of the largest active volcanoes in Colombia, is located about 700 miles southwest of Bogota, and in recent years has seriously threatened the population of Narino.
Taiwan
It is the city in the world with more natural hazards: earthquakes, typhoons, landslides, floods.
Volcano Villarrica, Chile
A continuing goal of sightseeing but it is the most active volcano in Chile.

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