World Risk Map, 1999


World Risk Map, 1999


The main map shows the level of security risk around the world as of August 1, 1999, as calculated by Pinkerton Government Services. There is an inset map of the Balkan Region. Countries are color-keyed according to their classification into four categories:

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Extreme Risk

Under the heading of “Worldwide Health Risks”, there are six smaller world maps showing
risks for specific infectious diseases:

  • Typhoid Fever
  • Malaria
  • Yellow Fever
  • Meningitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

There is an extended description of “Common Threats to Travelers”:
theft; scams; demonstrations, protests, and strikes;
violent crimes against tourists; bombings; kidnapping and hostage
situations; insurgency, tribal conflict, and war.

A note on “Passports & Visas” is also included.

The reverse side of the map lists the locations of all foreign embassies in the USA, their
country’s risk level, and any special passport or visa requirements.


Pinkerton Global Intelligence Service & Maplink, 1999.

This map is in the collection of copyrighted maps of the Geosciences and Map Library, Fine Hall (B level), Princeton University.

Call number: LF G3201.E635.1999.P5


© Pinkerton Global Intelligence Service & Maplink, 1999