As risks multiply, NGOs reassess security in Middle East
Reuters - Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:05 GMT, 24 Sep 2014
Killings highlight dangers for aid workers
* UN estimates 200-300 Syrian aid workers abducted in August
* Insurance premiums for the region on the rise
* Some agencies use locals to provide help via "remote control"
By Isabel Coles
ARBIL, Iraq, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Aid agencies are tightening security measures in the Middle East and increasingly outsourcing work to local organisations to limit their exposure to multiplying risks across the region.