Filmmakers still face substantial risks in many troublespots across the world, according to Aon's Risks in Global Filmmaking map for 2006.

According to the map, which is published by specialist broker for the entertainment industry, Aon/Albert G Ruben, disease, terrorism, and kidnap and ransom pose the greatest threat to filmmakers.

The riskiest countries in which to film are Nepal, Kenya, Thailand, Pakistan and Zimbabwe.But, the map highlights improvements in a number of countries, including Morocco, where Black Hawk Down was made.