UN Refugee Chief Warns Against Conflict-Related Risks to Aid Efforts

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, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said during the 60th annual session of the governing body of this U.N. agency. Guterres added that the targeting of humanitarian aid workers "undermines not only the operations in question, but the very foundations of humanitarian action."

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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.