More than five years after a deadly earthquake killed some 80,000 people there, humanitarian workers with World Vision are still providing aid in northwest Pakistan. With news today that several were killed in a politically motivated extremist attack, we explore the challenges, training and accomplishments of development workers in disaster and conflict zones.


  • Paul O'Brien Director of Aid Effectiveness, Oxfam America
  • Sam Worthington President and CEO, Interaction
  • Darin Hamlin Country Program Manager for Pakistan, World Vision

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