Working in a War Zone: Cashing in Safely After the Shooting Stops
Why would anyone want to work in a war zone? The most common reason is money — and there is a lot to be made in a war zone. Whether they are paid in dollars, marks or dinars, war-zone workers often make 10 times what they would back home, and quite a few make in one year what it would take them 20 years to earn back home. And the earnings may be tax free if you follow the rules outlined in this book. Others choose to work in war zones to take advantage of travel opportunities, to challenge themselves in a fascinating but dangerous setting or to help others who desperately need their expertise. Whatever your motivation, if you are looking for an exciting new job or a personal challenge, Working in a War Zone is for you. Written by a veteran war-zone worker, this entertaining guide is crammed with practical advice on finding jobs, negotiating compensation, locating safe shelter, managing your finances, maintaining your sanity and everything else you need to know to not only survive but prosper in a war zone.