Among 134 countries, according to a report, the UAE has ranked the second safest country in 2021.
Among the reasons for bringing the UAE to the top are the robust health sector and the COVID-19 campaign of vaccination. As per the recent report, the UAE is the most vaccinated nation in the world with 64.3 percent of its total population getting full vaccination against the COVID-19.
The list considers three major factors – war and harmony, personal security, and natural disaster risk. It additionally incorporates the exceptional risk factors originating from the COVID-19 pandemic.
All around the world, Iceland has evaluated as the most secure nation, followed individually by the UAE, Qatar, Singapore, Finland, Mongolia, Norway, Denmark, Canada, and New Zealand.
The Global Finance magazine’s file of the world’s most secure nations positioned other Gulf nations exceptionally also. Qatar was positioned third, Bahrain at twelfth, Kuwait at eighteenth, Saudi Arabia at nineteenth, and Oman positioned 25th.
Among other critical nations, Australia was positioned eleventh, Switzerland at fourteenth, Japan at 22nd, China at 26th, the United Kingdom at 38th, Egypt at 65th, the United States at 71st, India at 91st, and Pakistan at 116th.
Philippines, Colombia, Guatemala, Nigeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Yemen, and North Macedonia are positioned at the base.
“Countries with serious civil conflict that have high risks from a natural disaster such as the Philippines, Nigeria, Yemen, and El Salvador all reported relatively low death tolls from Covid-19, yet performed poorly in terms of safety overall,” Global Finance said.
“Yemen’s brutal civil war and El Salvador’s high murder rate (highest in Latin America) offset any improvement in safety ranking because they avoided the worst-case scenario surrounding Covid-19.”
Source: Khaleej Times
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