Aid workers adjust to increasing violence in Lebanon

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Lebanese security forces and medical staff work at the site of a car bomb that targeted a checkpoint the day before,

Aid workers adjust to increasing violence in Lebanon


BEIRUT, 3 March 2014 (IRIN) - A few weeks ago, the head of security for a charity in Lebanon got the kind of call you never want to get. “One of our staff has been kidnapped,” the voice on the other end said. “She was at a checkpoint an hour ago and no one has heard from her since.”
 
The panic turned out to be misplaced - the woman had taken an unexpected turn and had forgotten to radio in - but it indicates the difficulties of working in an increasingly violent country.
 
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