Hazard Pay is authorized for a limited period, normally up to three months at a time, subject to ongoing review, and is lifted when hazardous conditions are deemed to have abated.
Internationally-recruited and locally recruited staff. Locally recruited staff may receive hazard pay only if they are required to report to work and actually do so.
Amounts of hazard pay
For internationally-recruited staff members, the amount is currently set at US$1,365 per month, effective 1 January 2009. For locally-recruited staff members serving in designated locations, the allowance is calculated locally at the rate of 25 per cent of the net midpoint of the applicable local General Service salary scale.