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June 25, 1991 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. officials are studying the possibility of creating an international rapid deployment corps to provide humanitarian relief to any part of the world within 24 hours of a natural or man-made disaster. Under the proposal, all governments would be invited to participate in the U.N. Humanitarian Assistance Teams by earmarking specially trained, unarmed military personnel or search and rescue forces.
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August 2, 1998 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the first time in the 53-year history of the United Nations, it is more dangerous to be a U.N. humanitarian worker handing out food to the starving or helping refugees than to be a soldier on peacekeeping duty in a war zone. The hazards were underlined last month when seven U.N. workers--five civilians and two military observers--were killed in a single week in three incidents in Asia and Africa. The violence came as officials at the U.N.
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August 2, 1998 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For the first time in the 53-year history of the United Nations, it is more dangerous to be a U.N. humanitarian worker handing out food to the starving or helping refugees than to be a soldier on peacekeeping duty in a war zone. The hazards were underlined last month when seven U.N. workers--five civilians and two military observers--were killed in a single week in three incidents in Asia and Africa. The violence came as officials at the U.N.
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June 25, 1991 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. officials are studying the possibility of creating an international rapid deployment corps to provide humanitarian relief to any part of the world within 24 hours of a natural or man-made disaster. Under the proposal, all governments would be invited to participate in the U.N. Humanitarian Assistance Teams by earmarking specially trained, unarmed military personnel or search and rescue forces.
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