5 facts: Growing Risks for Aid Workers


Somalilandsun – As MSF pulls out of Somalia due to insecurity the estimated 274,000 aid workers worldwide are encountering growing risks in the cause of duties ranging from Murders to kidnappings with the national staff especially in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, South Sudan and Syria bearing the main brunt.

5 deadliest countries for aid workers

2009 deadliest for aid woirkers

87 percent of national

274000 aid workers


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