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South Sudan. USHMM/Jason Patinkin.

High-Risk Countries

Places to Watch in 2022-23 Based on our Statistical Risk Assessment

Here are selected high-risk countries in three categories: the highest-risk countries, countries whose risk has increased significantly since the last assessment, and countries that have been consistently high-risk over time.

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Photo above: South Sudan. USHMM/Jason Patinkin.


Highest RiskHighest-Risk

The top three highest-risk countries in the most recent Statistical Risk Assessment

Increasing Risk

Countries whose ranking increased significantly from the previous Statistical Risk Assessment

Consistently High-Risk

Countries that have ranked consistently high over multiple years

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