According to the evaluation of The Institute for Economy and Peace, Viet Nam is safer than America.
The Institute for Economy and Peace which has the head office in Australia has just announced GPI (Global Peace Index) for countries and regions in the world in 2016. This is the 6th time Iceland – the country always is on top of having the most happiness population – is in the first position.
The list includes 10 safe countries in the world. They are Iceland, Denmark, Austria, New Zealand, Portugal, Czech, Switzerland, Canada, Japan, and Slovenia. Viet Nam is ranked 59; England, a famous European country, is just No.47 and America is No.103.
The score that The Institute for Economy and Peace marks for these countries is based on many criteria such as insecurity in a region, nuclear weapons present as well as the quantity of security personnel and policeman, low crime rate.
The secret of safe when traveling abroad (according to advices from British Foreign Office):
-Check alerts or advises from the Foreign Office or Ministry of Tourism in your country before deciding to go to any place.
-Watch and read the news about the country that you are about to travel.
-Be careful in public areas and places where to attract foreigner like bars, hotels, restaurants.
-Be on alert in everywhere; call a located police right if you fell there something suspicious. The fact indicates that a lot of terrorist attacks were failed by the vigilance of the residents.
-Be sure about the route you are going to go and have a backup plan for any incident on your way when traveling.
-Try to avoid your daily routines, because it will turn you into an objective of bad people. Change time, a route that you are going will help you avoid the danger.
-Save necessary phone number in your cell phone, it will be useful in an emergency.
-You shouldn’t be swanky, but be private on the social network when you are traveling. You can show your photos when you are safe and sound at home.
-Notify to your friends, relatives, and hotel’s staff where you go and what time you come back.
– Determine the safe place like a police station, hospital, and public house along your route and in your destination. It is where you can hide in an emergency.