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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:
Afghanistan land and airspace
Algeria land
Azerbaijan land
Bahrain land and airspace
Burundi land
Chad land
Colombia land
detention facilities land
Democratic Republic of Congo land
Djibouti land
East Timor land
Egypt land
Eritrea land
Ethiopia land
Greece (20-km radius from center of Athens) er of Athens) land
Haiti land
Indonesia land
Iran land
Iraq land and airspace
Israel land
Ivory Coast land
Jordan land
Kenya land
Kosovo land and airspace
Kuwait land and airspace
Kyrgyzstan land
Lebanon land
Liberia land
Malaysia land
Montenegro land and airspace
Oman land
Pakistan land
Philippines land
Qatar land and airspace
Rwanda land
Saudi Arabia land and airspace
Serbia land and airspace
Somalia land and airspace
Sudan land and airspace
Syria land
Tajikistan land
Turkey land
Uganda land
United Arab Emirates land
Uzbekistan land
Yemen land
Arabian Sea (north of 10°N latitude, west of 68°E longitude) sea
Gulf of Aden sea
Gulf of Oman sea
Persian Gulf sea and airspace
Red Sea sea
Somalia Basin sea

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