New York Times Examines Risks Humanitarian Aid Workers Face In Ebola-Hit Nations
New York Times: Doing Good in Harm’s Way
“…In the anxiety and anger swirling around the questions of quarantine for health care workers returning from West Africa, the quiet heroism and determination of people like Dr. [Rick] Sacra and the organizations they work for can be forgotten. … Other kinds of risk seem to be rising in hot spots like Syria, where aid workers and journalists have been beheaded by Islamic State militants. Doing good no longer provides a protective shield, said Jim Lanning, director of applications and logistics for International Relief and Development, a group in Arlington, Va…” (Schwartz, 11/6).
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