The risks differ slightly from project to project but we do not send volunteers to anywhere considered dangerous.
All volunteers should do research on the country they are applying to and be sure that they are comfortable with their decision.
The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office website gives guidance on travel to all countries. Go to https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and type in the relevant country. You can also subscribe to any updates issued for the country you are going to.
All volunteers should ensure that they have the information for their Embassy/consulate/High Commission so that they can make contact in case of need.
All volunteers must buy full insurance cover.
All volunteers should be aware of their surroundings, act appropriately and ask advice if unsure.