The issue of staff care for aid workers is rarely on the agenda of global aid meetings, writes Lynne Cripe of KonTerra in this guest column, discussing the need to put aid worker security on the agenda in Istanbul in May.

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About the author

  • Lynne Cripe

    Lynne Cripe is the director of resilience services at KonTerra. She was director of employee engagement, support and communications at CARE USA and a technical adviser with USAID. She earned a B.A. in behavioral studies from The Master’s College and her Ph.D. in social ecology from the University of California, Irvine, and was a Fulbright scholar in the Philippines.