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Peace Corps: Initiatives for Addressing Safety & Security Challenges Hold Promise, but Progress Should Be Assessed
Phyllis Anderson & Jess T. Ford. Approx. 7,000 peace Corps volunteers currently serve in about 70 countries, where they face a variety of safety & security risks. This report evaluates Peace Corps safety & security policies & practices. It (1) describes rates & trends in crime against volunteers & reviews the agency’s system for generating such information; (2) describes the agency’s framework for maintaining volunteer safety & security; (3) evaluates the Peace Corps’ implementation of this framework; & (4) reviews agency initiatives to improve current practices. The report also describes practices employed by other organizations, such as the Japanese Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, that face safety & security challenges similar to the Peace Corps. Charts & tables.
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