News: 2007 One of the "Deadliest Years" for UN staff

At least 42 United Nations staff members were killed on duty in 2007, with the killing of 17 staff members in Algiers on 11 December capping off one of the deadliest years ever. (full post)
And that is just UN staff. There must be at least that many for the other humanitarian organisations.
Even only this week, there was a USaid staff member killed in Sudan, and an ACF staff murdered in Burundi.

Picture courtesy BBC World. Source: The Other World News


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