2010 Imminent Danger Pay
 
Service members qualify for imminent danger pay (IDP) of $225 per month if they are on duty outside the U.S. and are subject to physical harm or imminent danger due to wartime conditions, terrorism, civil insurrection or civil war. In some locations, IDP is paid only to land-based service members; in others, both land and the airspace above qualify. Certain bodies of water also qualify. In some locations, IDP is paid in addition to Hardship Duty Pay-Location. Areas that currently qualify for IDP:
Afghanistanland and airspace
Algerialand
Azerbaijanland
Bahrainland and airspace
Burundiland
Chadland
Colombialand
detention facilitiesland
Democratic Republic of Congoland
Djiboutiland
East Timorland
Egyptland
Eritrealand
Ethiopialand
Greece (20-km radius from center of Athens)er of Athens) land
Haitiland
Indonesialand
Iranland
Iraqland and airspace
Israelland
Ivory Coastland
Jordanland
Kenyaland
Kosovoland and airspace
Kuwaitland and airspace
Kyrgyzstanland
Lebanonland
Liberialand
Malaysialand
Montenegroland and airspace
Omanland
Pakistanland
Philippinesland
Qatarland and airspace
Rwandaland
Saudi Arabialand and airspace
Serbialand and airspace
Somalialand and airspace
Sudanland and airspace
Syrialand
Tajikistanland
Turkeyland
Ugandaland
United Arab Emiratesland
Uzbekistanland
Yemenland
Arabian Sea (north of 10°N latitude, west of 68°E longitude)sea
Gulf of Adensea
Gulf of Omansea
Persian Gulfsea and airspace
Red Seasea
Somalia Basinsea

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