Classification of duty stations according to conditions of life and work - hazard pay - mobility and hardship allowance

(1)     At its 51st session (August 1979: ACC/1979/R.55, para. 19), CCAQ agreed to collaborate with ICSC in its projected study of criteria for the classification of duty stations according to living conditions in them.

(2)     At its 11th session (March 1980), ICSC established a questionnaire designed to elicit information from duty stations as regards the factors of health, climate, education, housing, isolation and local conditions (A/35/30, para. 215).

General

Introductory note. This chapter deals with the overall subject of conditions of service of staff assigned to field duty stations, and with the scheme for the classification of duty stations according to conditions of life and work. Other aspects of conditions of service in the field are covered under the relevant subject headings e.g. medical examinations (section 8.1), medical evacuation (section 4.3, para. (29)), security arrangements (section 11.2), housing (section 14.4), etc.