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Humanosphere Blog Posts Examine Attacks On Aid Workers

Humanosphere: Visualizing the disturbing trend of aid workers under attack
Humanosphere founder Tom Paulson and Mugdha Galande, a Masters student at the University of Washington, present information and data visualizations on attacks on aid workers. “…As the interactive map below illustrates (based on data from the Aid Worker Security Database), these kind of attacks are more prevalent in violent regions or nations,” they note (8/28).

Humanosphere: Aid groups under attack in Yemen as specter of famine looms
Humanosphere reporter Tom Murphy writes, “A violent attack on its office forced the International Committee of the Red Cross to suspend its activities in the Yemeni city of Aden. It is the latest pressure on humanitarian groups struggling to provide assistance in a country that may be on the brink of famine…” (8/28).

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