UN Reduces Northwest Pakistan Staffs Over Insecurity

The United Nations has

working in northwest Pakistan amid ongoing questions about the region's security situation. The move leaves U.N. staff involved in humanitarian relief, emergency situations and security operations. Security measures for these remaining staff members have been enhanced, U.N. spokesperson Michele Montas said.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.