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The article explains that the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs found that “In the last decade, lethal attacks against humanitarian personnel have tripled, reaching over 100 deaths per year.” Ouch.
Well nobody said it would be easy. But this is a particularly tough pill to swallow, seeing as how you all weren’t doing it for big salaries anyway. Let’s face it — to stay in the humanitarian aid business… or the missionary industry in general, you’ve got to believe you’re on a mission from God — or else you’ll never make it.