Additional reimbursement of the cost of basic medical examinations
The costs of basic medical examinations may be reimbursed for accompanying eligible family members of staff assigned to countries where the majority of duty stations are classified as having adverse health conditions.
Additional freight entitlement
An extra freight shipment of 50 kilos per year for each staff member and each accompanying family member may be payable at certain difficult duty stations, which meet the inter-agency criteria.
EXCEPTIONAL MEASURES HAZARD PAY
Hazard Pay is a special allowance established for staff who are required to work under hazardous conditions, which are defined as follows:
◊Duty stations where very hazardous conditions such as war or active hostilities prevail and where the evacuation of families and non-essential staff has taken place;
◊Duty stations where no evacuation has taken place, but in which staff are required to work in hazardous conditions such as war or where active hostilities prevail, including situations where staff are required to work on cross-border missions in hazardous areas;
◊The performance of functional medical requirements that directly expose staff to life-threatening diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the Ebola virus, in the course of the performance of their duties.