The answer to humanitarian security concerns isn’t to lock aid workers behind higher walls, several professionals in the aid industry tell Devex. But there are increased precautions to take and security measures to consider in order to keep those working overseas safe.

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  • Larry Luxner

    Larry Luxner is news editor of The Washington Diplomat. As a freelance journalist and photographer, his assignments have included visiting Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, taking a look at Bangladesh’s preparations for climate change and chronicling Kazakhstan’s efforts to revive the Aral Sea. Luxner is a Miami native who has lived in both Israel and Puerto Rico.