UK newspaper The Independent has highlighted the top 10 worst places in the world to live in, the least jolly part of the EIU’s Global Liveability Ranking 2015 announced recently:
— The Independent (@Independent) August 22, 2015
They won’t be terrible for everyone, of course; much depends on one’s individual context. But if you do find yourself considering a move to an unstable environment (with dangers like social unrest, civil crime or even terrorism), or if you’re an employer assigning staff to a difficult location, you might want to first read the words of Stephen Haynes, Head of Wellbeing at the British Council.
Over a series of posts on LinkedIn, he talks about how organisations can better understand and manage the wellbeing of staff posted to “fragile and high risk locations” – locations like Damascus and Tripoli cited in the EIU report:
- Protecting the wellbeing of staff in high risk locations – Part 4
- Protecting the wellbeing of staff in high risk locations – Part 3
- Protecting the wellbeing of staff in high risk locations – Part 2