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ID Month Day Year Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Sort descending Actor name Details Verified Source
1026 Nov 28 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 36 67.666667 Aid recipient Not applicable A verbal argument between three NGO staff members and local community over the transportation construction materials degenerated into violence and the NGO staff were physically assaulted. Yes Official Report
2640 Dec 21 2018 Uganda 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 3.53 31.35 Aid recipient Not applicable In total 13 UN staff members were caught amongst a mob inside the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement. 5 staff members were able to escape, and 3 were injured by crude weapons and required medical attention. Vehicles were also damaged during the mob violence. Yes Focal Point
774 May 6 2008 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 13 -85 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO international staff abducted by 'disgruntled beneficiary' and held for two days. Yes Focal Point
2909 May 29 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One female INGO staff member was injured when a large rock was thrown into a project site and hit her on the head. Focal point reports indicate the staff member was hosting a meal event for girls and women in the safe space inside the Azraq Refugee Camp Village 2, when another male resident threw a large rock onto the shading tent above the centre while yelling 'women should stay home.' The staff member was taken to the hospital and received a CT scan. Yes Focal Point
1580 Sep 23 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.492154 27.993158 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN staff member was assaulted after group of people at the scene of road traffic accident forcibly asked the staff member to transport a non-UN casualty to a hospital - while the injured was being received at the hospital, an unknown person assaulted the staff member. Yes Official Report
2915 Mar 10 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Aid recipient Refugees One male INGO guard at a refugee camp in Kyegegwa was injured when a refugee cut him with a razor blade after mob violence erupted over missing documentation. Yes Focal Point
1855 Nov 11 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 35.933094 64.750028 Aid recipient Not applicable One ICRC staff member, while visting Maimana prison to distribute winter clothes, was stabbed in the throat by a prisoner. He was hospitalized immediately. Yes Official Report
2696 May 26 2018 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 7.216667 48.85 Aid recipient Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded by an aid recipient at a project site. Reports indicate the perpetrator was upset with being missed during an aid distribution. Yes Focal Point
1632 Jan 2 2014 Cameroon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 4.976647 14.042994 Aid recipient Refugees Two UN staff members were held against their will by refugees who believed the presence of the UN would prevent an attack by local villagers (the refugees feared a retaliatory attack as there was an altercation between the two parties on 1 January 2014). One UN staff member was released on 3 January 2014, and the other on 4 January 2014. Yes Official Report
2708 Sep 29 2018 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.216667 48.85 Aid recipient Not applicable One male national INGO worker was seriously injured after being assaulted by a disgruntled aid recipient who was reportedly not included in an aid distribution. Yes Focal Point
2440 Dec 26 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Project site 9.231487 29.800503 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A group of internally displaced persons (IDPs) reportedly attacked a male national truck driver that was driving aid supplies into Bentiu POC camp. He was assaulted with spears in the buffer zone for unknown reasons. It should be noted that it is unclear whether the driver was contracted by a UN agency or an INGO (noted in the ASWD database as an INGO contractor with the information currently made available). He was referred to an INGO for treatment for the wounds that he sustained. Yes Official Report
1372 Dec 12 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.453386 70.484802 Aid recipient Not applicable Two staff members of an NGO health facility were assaulted by a group of men with sticks and required hospitalization. The assault followed a patients complaints of slow service. The patient returned later with the mob, forcing their way in. Yes Official Report
2976 Sep 23 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 13.5775886 44.0177989 Aid recipient Not applicable One male INGO volunteer was shot by an angry aid recipient while monitoring food distribution in Taiz. Yes Focal Point
1644 Jan 22 2014 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.873132 31.589271 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A local ICRC staff member was assaulted by IDPs when they reportedly heard the staff member discussing politics over the phone. The staff member was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
1647 Jan 28 2014 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 28.276899 68.451383 Aid recipient Not applicable One male staff member of a local NGO was wounded when his vehicle was shot at. There were two other staffers aboard the vehicle, but they were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2990 Jul 30 2019 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 10.687778 43.936389 Aid recipient Not applicable One male INGO staff member was stabbed by an angry beneficiary at a food distribution point in Lughaya because he attempted to forcefully take items. Yes Focal Point
1389 Jan 8 2013 Jordan 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 5 0 5 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 32.294292 36.322186 Aid recipient Refugees Five INGO aid workers and five UN-contracted guards were injured when a refugee mob attacked, presumably because of frustrations triggered by recent flooding in the camp. Yes Media
2197 Sep 20 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 9.889632 33.41217 Aid recipient Not applicable One male international staff member was wounded when aid recipients staged a demonstration to protest against delays in food distribution which resulted in the intrusion into an INGO compound. Five INGO staff were slightly wounded but only one required medical attention. Yes Official Report
2734 Jul 15 2019 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.26 29.8 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) During a fight between two groups of IDPs at a humanitarian cafeteria in Bentiu, 3 UN contracted staff were seriously injured. Reports were only able to confirm one as UN humanitarian staff at this time (other two not counted here). The staff members received medical attention at the UNMISS level II hospital and were later discharged. Yes Official Report
2735 Jul 17 2019 Ukraine 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 48.006667 37.512778 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN agency staff member was assaulted in the parking lot of the Krasnohorivka hospital, by a recipient of UN agency assistance. Another UN staff member intervened, stopping the assault. The assaulted staff sustained damaged teeth, bruises and a swollen face. Yes Official Report
2744 Jul 23 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.979167 33.75 Aid recipient Refugees Two INGO staff members working within the Doro refugee camp in Maban district, were assaulted and injured by aid recipients after a dispute about the distribution of solar lamps. Reports indicate local and regional authorities had to intervene when a group of community members would not let 6 INGO staff leave until they all received solar lamps. A resolution was achieved with those receiving lamps later and all staff were released at 15h30. Yes Official Report
1688 Sep 22 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 10.616478 47.366652 Aid recipient Refugees One INGO staff member was attacked by refugees, who were upset about the lack of food. The staff member sufferred a broken nose. Yes Focal Point
383 Jul 2005 Sudan 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15 Unknown Mob violence Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Aid recipient Unknown 15 INGO national staff injured during camp riots targeting intl organizations participating in the first day of the WFP food registration program. Archived Archived
2253 Jan 12 2016 Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Project site 13.447898 22.464908 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) Two male Sudanese Red Crescent volunteers were wounded while moving injured civilians to the hospital during fighting between government forces and the displaced in Geneina. They were taken to the hospital in Khartoum and have received treatment with the full expectation that they will fully recover. Yes Focal Point
1188 Dec 23 2011 Somalia 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 5.2003075 45.5255394 Aid recipient Not applicable Two UN national staffers and one staffer of a local NGO were shot and killed by a refugee camp resident in Matabaan during an aid distribution. According to reports, the shooting appeared to have been over a personal matter Pending Media
164 Dec 2001 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.45993 72.50237 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO national staff stoned and beaten in dispute over filling a water bladder at Rhogani Camp. Archived Archived
1773 Jun 20 2014 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.818897 31.546674 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) One pregnant NGO staff member was assaulted and injured by a male IDP patient. She was hospitalized for further treatment. Yes Official Report
2585 Feb 21 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 6.203993 31.558729 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) One INGO staff member distributing food in the morning inside the PoC site was assaulted by an IDP. The reason for the assault is unknown, and the staff member's minor injuries were treated locally. Yes Official Report
1782 Feb 3 2013 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.416297 41.215314 Aid recipient Refugees One national INGO social worker was injured during an altercation with a group of Syrian refugees. There was a disagreement concerning service delivery between the social worker and one of the Syrian refugees, and more than 25 other Syrian refugees became involved. The social worker and one of the refugees were hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
2316 Sep 11 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.692617 67.117951 Aid recipient Not applicable One international staff member of the ICRC working in Mazar-i-Sharif, was shot and killed at the organization's rehabilitation center where she treated disabled men, women, and children. She was taken to a NATO medical facility where she succumbed to her wounds. According to early reports, the shooter was someone that she treated. Yes Media
456 Jul 27 2006 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO national staff driver beaten to death and 1 national staff injured in Dereig IDP camp in West Darfur, 27 July. Org says the team "was caught up in civil unrest while collecting seedlings, as part of a tree planting programme ... [and] was attacked..." Archived Archived
2332 Nov 14 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 5.39565 26.491673 Aid recipient Refugees On 14 November, South Sudanese refugees attempted to loot an INGO warehouse. During food distribution, one NGO worker was assaulted by the refugees and suffered injuries that need to be treated at Obo Hospital. Yes Official Report
2609 Mar 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 0.129899 29.292641 Aid recipient Ebola victim families One UN staff member was assaulted by a group of Butembo residents and alleged family members of an Ebola victim. A total of three UN staff were assaulted, with only one injured and treated at the local Ebola treatment center. This incident follows a trend of numerous attacks on aid workers in North Kivu throughout March 2019. Yes Official Report
2872 Jun 15 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 31.915877 36.589156 Aid recipient Refugees One male national INGO staff member was assaulted by angry aid recipients in the Azraq Refugee Camp. Yes Focal Point
2873 May 20 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 21.2126 92.1634 Aid recipient Refugees One national male INGO staff member was assaulted by angry beneficiaries in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
2874 Mar 3 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One national male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry beneficiary for unknown reasons in the Azraq Refugee Camp. Yes Focal Point
1542 Feb 3 2012 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound -0.45275 39.64601 Aid recipient Not applicable One refugee male day worker was severely assaulted during a riot at the INGO's compound. Yes Focal Point
1544 Jun 19 2012 Tunisia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 33.13783 11.21965 Aid recipient Not applicable Two national staff were injured in an assault during distribution at the refugee camp. Yes Focal Point
1821 Sep 4 2014 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.532579 29.63031 Criminal Unknown One ICRC-contracted driver was shot and wounded when the convoy he was traveling with was robbed by armed men. Yes Official Report
2630 Nov 23 2018 El Salvador 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 13.48 -89.183 Criminal MS-13 One female UN Agency staff member was robbed and raped by a supposed MS-13 gang member while on her way to the organization office. The assailant threatened the staff member with a knife during the attack. Yes Focal Point
1291 Feb 12 2012 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 8.85 27 Criminal Unknown An INGO driver was clubbed to death by a gang near a NGO Compund in Maroul area of Aweil town. Yes Official Report
2113 Dec 19 2015 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 8.489716 -12.756611 Criminal Unknown One male field staff member was cut by a large knife (or machete) and assaulted when a gang of five men broken into the guest house he was staying in with other people. The assailants demanded cash from the occupants, some of which were Council staff and believed to have cash on them because of the Census that had recently ended. The armed men assumed that they would have just received their salaries. Personal items were also stolen from the house as well as a computer. The other occupants (not counted here) received bruises and cuts as a result of the incident. Yes Focal Point
2911 Oct 22 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.9806034 38.7577605 Criminal Unknown Two female INGO international staff members walking back to their hotel from an event in Addis Ababa were attacked by four unknown criminal men and strangled until they were unconcious, where they were then robbed. Once the staff members gained consciousness they walked back to the hotel and reported the incident. Yes Focal Point
1055 Aug 7 2010 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Road 22.81513955 89.44492672 Criminal Unknown 1 local employee of an INGO was given food to eat by criminals traveling in the guise of passengers while on a bus. He became unconscious and had to be hospitalised. His mobile phone and cash were stolen. Yes Focal Point
2130 Mar 23 2015 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 10.293309 22.782249 Criminal Unknown An armed gang entered an INGO compound and assaulted the a guard and a driver. Both required some medical attention. Yes Focal Point
1600 Nov 19 2013 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.092538 70.469295 Criminal Unknown Three national staff members of a UN implementing partner were abducted by an unknown armed group. They were released the next day with the help of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
539 May 20 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Road 1.7148358 44.7699326 Criminal Pirates 1 UN national staff guard was killed while helping repulse a new pirate attack on a ship that had just delivered UN food assistance to the Somali port of Merka. As a result, the agents of a UN-contracted vessel this morning refused to allow the ship loaded with food to sail for Somalia. Archived Archived
2429 Aug 16 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 5.764345 20.670528 Criminal Unknown An assailant attempted to murder a guard on the organization's compound in Bambari. He was stabbed in the back four times by one assailant. He was taken to the hospital and although he was seriously injured, he survived the attack. Although the motive for the attack is difficult to ascertain, it should be mentioned that the compound was later robbed by four individuals. Yes Focal Point
562 Aug 18 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Criminal Haqqani Network 1 INGO international staff seized from a Kabul restaurant while having lunch with her husband on Saturday. A spokesman on a video said the abductors were not Taliban, but belonged to a "special network".He demanded the release of the group's men held by President Hamid Karzai's government Archived Archived
2430 Mar 30 2017 Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 41.503471 -5.746788 Criminal Unknown The senior staff member of a local non-governmental organization was kidnapped from his hotel at 3 am and held in captivity for 30 hours before being released. The assailants extorted money (or tied to extort money) from the victim. Yes Focal Point
2968 Mar 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.325 15.322222 Criminal Unknown One female INGO national staff member was robbed and beaten by criminals and left by the Congo river. Yes Focal Point
2973 Apr 3 2019 Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 19.356047 -72.583995 Criminal Unknown 2 male INGO national staff members were injured after being shot at an illegal criminal checkpoint while travelling between Port au Paix and Port au Prince. Yes Focal Point
2975 Aug 12 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 11.016667 29.716667 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was injured after an unknown criminal robbed his home and physically assaulted him. Yes Focal Point
2977 Dec 3 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.8516502 31.5824699 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was physically assaulted and robbed while shopping in Juba. Yes Focal Point
2452 Apr 19 2017 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.373333 32.290275 Criminal Unknown One INGO staff member was walking along the road when someone on the back of a motorbike grabbed her backpack and roughly pulled her along in an attempt to steal it. The victim sustained some injuries, predominantly to her leg and nose. Yes Focal Point
1402 Mar 15 2013 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.456226 32.426302 Criminal Unknown A UN-contracted driver and assistant were ambushed and severely wounded by armed robbers. Yes Official Report
2745 Jul 26 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.216667 -0.3 Criminal Unknown An INGO vehicle travelling between Ansongo and Tessit, 25 km north of Tessit village, was ambushed by unknown armed men. The criminals stole the INGO rented SUV, robbed the passengers, and abducted the INGO driver. The driver was released the following day. Yes Official Report
2753 Jul 22 2019 Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 17.644444 -101.551111 Criminal Unknown One male national member of the Red Cross board of directors was shot and killed while traveling through downtown Zihuatanejo in a vehicle, by two unknown criminals on a motorcycle. The board member was also traveling with his wife who was taken to the hospital in critical condition (not counted here). Focal point reports indicate the attack motive was not linked to his status with the Red Cross. Yes Media
1415 Apr 21 2013 South Sudan 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.689385 31.703351 Criminal Unknown Two UN-contracted employees (driver and assistant) were shot and killed when their convoy was ambushed by two armed men after delivering food to the UN Agency warehouse in Juba; their cash, phones, and other belongings were stolen. Simultaneously, another convoy was approaching from the opposite direction, and another UN-contracted driver was shot and killed and his two assistants injured. Yes Focal Point
2758 Aug 7 2019 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown Two international NGO employees were injured when 6 unidentified armed criminals entered their home in Batangafo and stole a variety of valuables including money. UN security forces responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The two injured staff were treated at the MSF hospital. Yes Official Report
2224 Jan 14 2017 Mexico 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 19.309054 -98.907978 Criminal Unknown Two Mexican Red Cross paramedics were murdered by armed gunmen in Ixtapaluca while carrying out their humanitarian duties. Yes Focal Point
3026 Jun 22 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.85165 31.58247 Criminal Unknown One UN agency staff member was injured after 4 criminals broke into his home in Juba, beat him with iron bars, and stole mobile phones and cash. He was treated at the local hospital. Pending Official Report
2765 Aug 21 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown One security guard at an INGO guest house in Batangafo was severely injured, when a group of 5 unknown criminals broke in. The perpetrators stole a large sum of money, international passports, and 2 computers of staff still sleeping. MINUSCA patrol responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The security guard was transported to the local hospital, and the INGO staff were escorted to the base. Yes Official Report
2777 Sep 15 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.848002 31.613044 Criminal Unknown One female international INGO staff member was seriously injured when two men attempted to steal her shoulder bag. The staff member was walking on the sidewalk in the Hai Cinema area of Juba, when two unknown criminals on a motorbike attempted to steal her bag which was attached to her body/shoulder. The staff member was dragged for several metres and sustained a serious shoulder injury which required surgery. Yes Official Report
3043 Jul 20 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.25722 29.79833 Criminal Unknown One UN Agency national staff member was assaulted and injured by unknown criminals in a failed robbery attempt. The staff member was walking back from the market in the Bentiu PoC site when he was attacked. He was treated at a local INGO clinic.  Pending Official Report
1989 Jun 22 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.544274 69.161099 Criminal Unknown A female INGO staff member was abducted by armed gunmen while en-route in Taiman, western Kabul. Update: She was released unharmed on September 10th after being held captive for 81 days. Reports state that she was abducted by a criminal gang. Yes Media
2792 Oct 21 2019 Central African Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 7.30841 18.30154 Criminal Unknown 4 staff members of an INGO were assaulted during a robbery of the INGO base by a group of armed men in Batangafo. One security guard was stabbed, and all four received medical attention at a local hospital. Organization statements highlight repeated attacks in this area on their facilities in the last year. Yes Official Report
2537 Nov 20 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 4.837629 31.548639 Criminal Unknown One national NGO contracted driver was heading home (most likely on foot) when he was attacked by a criminal gang that brandished machetes. This was a violent assault which led to the hospitalization of the driver. The incident occurred in the Hai Loklili residential area, close to Jebek Kujur in Central Equatorial. The motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
674 Apr 21 2008 Pakistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.97357 71.31842 Criminal Unknown 3 UN national staff (two staff and a guard) were abducted earlier on Monday as they were travelling through the Khyber region, towards the Afghan border; released unharmed after security forces attacked the kidnap gang. Archived Archived
2811 Dec 24 2019 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Mob violence Unknown 4.373333 18.562778 Criminal You le Geant One Red Cross national staff was killed during exchange of fire between criminal gangs and traders in Bangui. Reportedly the clashes began on December 24 when a member of the You le Geant criminal gang and a trader exchanged fire, then a gang member was killed. Media reports indicate as of December 27 over 30 individuals have been killed in the violent clashes. Yes Official Report
2547 Nov 18 2018 Mexico 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Project site 18.593416 -99.692483 Criminal Unknown One Red Cross volunteer handing out winter supplies (NFI distributions) was shot and killed when a distribution site was attacked. Nine other staff members were also injured, with two male employees and one female employee requiring medical attention for serious leg wounds. The attack on the aid station in San Juan Tener Yes Media
2827 Jan 15 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.859363 31.571251 Criminal Toronto Boys One national INGO staff member was injured when their motorcycle was forced to crash after criminal perpetrators attempted to steal a backpack the staff member was wearing. The incident occurred near Seven Days' Roundabout by UN OCHA, and official reports indicate the perpetrators are likely associated with the Toronto Boys. The staff members minor injuries were treated at a local clinic. Pending Official Report
3070 Sep 9 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.69664 27.9863 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was shot and killed on the road next to the Bhar El Ghazal hotel in Hai Daraja, Wau. He was also robbed of his motorbike by unknown armed criminals.  Pending Official Report
2566 Jan 15 2019 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.394673 18.558189 Criminal Unknown One male UN international staff member was injured when shot during a carjacking incident at the 14 villas neighbourhood of Bangui. After injuring him in the leg, the two unknown assailants fled the scene with the staff members vehicle, which was later recovered by security forces in the Yasmadi neighbourhood of Bangui. The international staff member was treated at a hospital and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
1237 Feb 18 2011 Haiti 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.532498 72.333064 Criminal Unknown A national staff driver of a foreign Red Cross organization sustained a gunshot wound to the arm when his vehicle came under fire from bandits attempting to rob a convoy. Yes Focal Point
2853 Mar 11 2019 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.846687 31.852221 Criminal Unknown One UN agency contracted truck driver carrying commodities was ambushed by unknown criminal elements near Mogiri on the Juba-Terekeka road to Bor. He was kidnapped and held for three days, released on March 13. Yes Focal Point
2855 May 16 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -3.3728836 29.1448793 Criminal Unknown One UN agency contracted truck driver was ambushed on the road 55km north of Uvira near the villages of Bwegera by unknown criminal perpetrators. The driver was kidnapped and held for ransom for two days and then released. Yes Focal Point
2860 Jan 27 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.640183 29.178362 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was kidnapped by a suspected criminal group on the road between Goma and Sake. The staff member was among 6 other passengers travelling in private vehicles when they were ambushed near the forest. After the kidnappers made contact with the staff members wife and requested ransom, he was released the following afternoon. Yes Focal Point
2867 Aug 5 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 15.9181995 2.4022 Criminal Unknown One national female NGO staff member was sexually assaulted after being stopped by a criminal group on the road in Menaka. She received medical attention after the assault. Yes Focal Point
2335 Nov 13 2017 Nigeria 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 5.177861 5.708404 Criminal Unknown Three aid workers working for a medical organization were released after being kidnapped in Enekorogha on October 13th, 2017. However, one aid worker, also kidnapped at the same time, was killed by the criminal gang that is reportedly responsible for their abduction. According to one reporter, this was the first time the criminal group resorted to kidnapping and killing of a foreigner. The report also states that a ransom was demanded for the release of the workers. All the aid workers were from the United Kingdom. Yes Media
2875 Jan 24 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 21.2237441 92.1057549 Criminal Bandits One national male INGO staff member was injured when unknown criminal bandits raided the office compound in Ukhia area of Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
2349 Feb 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.650659 36.854628 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while working to rescue civilians affected by Russian aerial bombing in Al Gharafa. The area was struck again shortly after the first bombing and the volunteer was killed. Yes Media
2624 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 32.622434 36.11097 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition An INGO implementing partner's staff member, his wife and daughter (the latter two not counted in the database) were killed by airstrikes. Yes Focal Point
2355 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three volunteers were killed in two airstrikes when their operational center was hit during aerial bombardments by the state. Four other volunteers were hurt but they are not counted here since that information could not be verified. Yes Media
2356 Feb 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed and one wounded (not countered at this time because the information could not be verified) during aerial airstrikes. Yes Media
2358 Feb 19 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.529083 36.527018 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were killed by aerial bombing in Eastern Ghouta during the continued Syrian government-led siege. Yes Media
2363 Feb 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.545997 36.406492 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed in Rif Dimashq, Eastern Ghouta when he was caught in an air raid while helping civilians affected by earlier aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2634 Jul 11 2018 Yemen 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.05863 44.86451 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) Two national male UN staff members were hit in a contracted truck by an airstrike at Ayrim Junction in Lahij. The driver died and the assistant was seriously injured in the SLC attack reportedly aimed at military vehicles. Yes Focal Point
2903 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.5102005 36.2912788 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was wounded when an airstrike hit his home in Damascus. Yes Focal Point
2114 Dec 20 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.811122 36.603827 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two UN agency partner staff were killed in the Syrian Arab Republic by an airstrike in Idlib, while attending a coordination meeting. Yes Focal Point
2385 Mar 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.513742 36.347101 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Four national male volunteers were killed during air strikes in Ein Tarma, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2387 Mar 10 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.140888 36.755199 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids on Idlib while fulfilling emergency response duties. Yes Media
2388 Mar 16 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.540668 36.43275 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2389 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike that hit the organization's office in Ain Trma. The organization reports that the attack was deliberate. Yes Media
2390 Mar 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.520918 36.364792 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed by a secondary airstrike in Haza (Hazeh), Eastern Ghouta when he was helping civilians affected by an earlier aerial attack. The organization's service center and an ambulance were also destroyed in the incident. Yes Media
2669 Jan 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.708333 36.805 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was seriously wounded after being hit by shrapnel as a result of airstrikes in Ma'saran, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
2680 May 4 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male NGO volunteer was struck by aerial bombardment in the Idlib countryside near the village of Rayaka, while on route to respond to a civilian call. The volunteer sustained a serious head wound which he later succumbed to. Motive for the attack is unconfirmed, but considering the location and the marked vehicle it appears unlikely to be incidental. Yes Media
2681 May 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.814167 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national male NGO volunteers were wounded due to a second attack, while responding to victims of an airstrike in Jisr ash-Shugur, Idlib. Both volunteers received medical attention for their injuries. Reports indicate one civilian was killed and seven wounded during the airstrike. Yes Media
2150 May 31 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A 23-year old aid worker was killed in Idlib, during a sustained airstrike. He was part of local NGO and on an emergency response team that taught volunteers about first aid and providing search & rescue during airstrikes. During the attack, he was trying to rescue families that were trapped under the rubble of their building after it had been hit. The airstrike also killed several civilians. Yes Official Report
2685 May 24 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 32.1415 61.2096 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) During an international military airstrike targeting anti-government elements at 12:17am LT, an NGO compound in Shib Koh district was also destroyed killing two national NGO staff members. Reports indicate 8 militants were also killed during the strike. Yes Official Report
2156 Aug 15 2016 Yemen 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 6 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 16.118063 43.329466 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) An airstrike on an INGO supported hospital in Hajjah governorate in Yemen, killed one INGO staff member and injured 6 others. At least nine civilians were also killed in the attack and two others died while being transport to another hospital. Yes Media
2164 Sep 19 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 36.150272 36.946046 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A member of the Syrian Red Crescent sub-branch was killed during an aerial attack. Around twenty civilians were also killed in the attack that took place in Urem al-Kubra, rural Aleppo. Out of the twenty people killed, a total of six were reportedly aid workers (currently verifying information). A humanitarian convoy that was unloading supplies at the Syrian Red Crescent's warehouse was impacted as well with all of the aid supplies reportedly damaged. According to some reports, 18 of 31 convoy trucks were hit in the bombing. Yes Media
2166 Sep 21 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.1175 36.1175 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Four INGO staff members were killed and one critically injured at a medical triage point in Khan Touman, southern Aleppo, when the location was struck by a secondary airstrike. The center and two ambulances were completely destroyed in the attack. Yes Official Report
831 Apr 3 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.96744 68.9492 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) 1 INGO national worker killed: An IMF operation in Tagab Village came under attack from AOG early Friday morning. The ensuing engagement lasted for more than an hour and led to IMF calling in an airstrike on suspected AOG positions. One of the airstrikes hit a civilian compound, killing the INGO worker and injuring several members of his family (not included). Yes Official Report
2168 Sep 26 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A national staff member of a local NGO was killed in an airstrike in Aleppo while walking home from work in the afternoon. Yes Official Report
2171 Oct 9 2016 Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 15.369445 44.191007 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One off-duty national staff member from the IFRC was among the dead as a result of an attack on a funeral hall by aerial bombardment. Reports say that the Houthi-led government blames the attack on the Saudi-led coalition, something that Saudi Arabia denies. One source from the ICRC stated in a media report that there was more than one airstrike made on the target. The Saudi-led coalition later claimed responsibility. Yes Media
2705 Jul 2 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.737778 36.06875 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national INGO staff member was killed when an airstrike hit her home in Tafas, Daraa. The aerial bombardment happened at 3:00am LT, and the staff members baby was also killed in the attack. Yes Focal Point
1903 Mar 27 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two INGO national staff members were seriously injured during an air assault (an additional member suffered minor injuries). Yes Media
2707 Jun 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.628333 36.226111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national male INGO staff members were killed during an airstrike in Tiba, Sayda, rural farmland in Daraa. Two staff members where at home at the time of the strike, and one was attempting to flee. Yes Focal Point
2712 Jun 20 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national NGO volunteers were killed during an airstrike, and three other volunteers were also seriously injured at 10:50am LT on June 20, 2019. Reports indicate the airstrike directly targeted the NGO ambulance while it was transporting a patient in the Maarrat Al-Numan area of Idlib province on a rural road. Yes Official Report
2444 Aug 13 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national male staff members were killed in their homes as a result of an aerial bombardment campaign by the Syrian government and/or its allies on Aleppo. Yes Focal Point
2445 Sep 24 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national aid worker was killed in Aleppo while on the street (it is unknown whether he was walking or driving) by an aerial attack launched by the Syrian state. It is unknown whether he was performing humanitarian activities at the time. Yes Focal Point
2715 Jun 26 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.438889 36.651111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 2 national NGO volunteers were killed and 4 others wounded, during a reported Russian double tap airstrike, while attempting to evacuate injured people in an ambulance. The airstrike occurred in Khan Sheikhoun town, of Maarrat Al-Numan district, which has seen recent extensive aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2447 Jul 15 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13428 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national aid worker was killed in her home during an aerial bombing attack by Syrian forces. Yes Focal Point
2448 Mar 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national aid worker was killed when an aerial attack hit his home in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2449 Mar 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national aid workers were killed when an aerial attack by Syrian forces hit their homes in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2721 Feb 5 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.538535 36.366068 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in Arbeen (Arbin) town, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2722 Feb 13 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.525278 36.352778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in the Damascus suburb Zamalka. Yes Focal Point
2724 Jun 30 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 32.616667 36.1 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed during aerial bombardment of Em Almiazen town in Daraa district. Yes Focal Point
2725 Aug 3 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.1333 36.75 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed during aerial bombardment, that was reported as attacks on the aid worker team. Yes Focal Point
2989 Jul 28 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.8138694 36.6077207 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO site guard was injured during airstrikes in Ariha, Idlib. He received treatment at a local hospital. These airstrikes came during a multi-day strike campaign against Idlib and Hama. The INGO building was considerably damaged. Yes Focal Point
2459 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.012602 36.671452 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Maarat Misreen, Idlib, Syria, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2460 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2461 Apr 18 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.322546 36.622538 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Al Latamnah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2462 May 2 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2463 Sep 19 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.647987 36.679543 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national INGO staff member was killed during an aerial bombing on a hospital in Maarat Annuman district in Idlib, Syria. Syrian forces and/or their allies were the perpetrators of the attack. Yes Focal Point
2998 Dec 21 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.8614715 36.7981073 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO staff member was injured after hit by shrapnel caused by an airstrike on Saraqab city. Yes Focal Point
1134 Jun 23 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 31.81082 64.55998 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) A staff member of a national demining NGO was wounded, and later died of his injuries, when he was shot by international military forces (IMF) in what appears to have been a force protection shooting. The victim was operating in the vicinity of an IMF facility, in civilian clothes and utilizing a GPS, at the time of the incident. Yes Official Report
1141 Jul 23 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.25 68 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) An NGO employee was killed during a night-time operation carried out by international military forces, which killed 3 local residents / suspected armed opposition group members. Yes Official Report
2211 Jun 15 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 36.117544 36.51463 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two volunteers were severely injured during an airstrike on their operational centre. One of the volunteers lost his hand as a result of the attack. Yes Media
2212 Jun 11 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 36.148126 36.946323 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed in an 'double tap' airstrike. Yes Media
2747 Jul 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.32 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One NGO national aid volunteer was reportedly killed in Russian-Syrian military airstrikes on the town of Maara Hrema in the Aleppo countryside. The aid volunteer was killed when in his home in a displaced persons camp with his daughter. Two other volunteer's nearby were wounded. Yes Media
2213 Jun 16 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 36.174135 37.140934 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer suffered a severe head injury after an airstrike in Al Sukkari, Aleppo. Yes Media
3011 Mar 9 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.8142 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO staff members were hit during a Russian coalition airstrike of Mintar village in Idlib. One staff lost his life and the other two were seriously injured. Yes Focal Point
2749 Jul 21 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.438889 36.651111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO aid volunteer and media activist was killed after three reported Russian-Syrian military airstrikes repeatedly hit the city of Khan Shaikhoun in Idlib governate, in the area he was working. Yes Media
3013 Aug 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.549167 36.540833 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO staff member was killed after a Russian Coalition airstrike hit the town of Maar Tahroma. Yes Focal Point
2216 Oct 22 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Project site 36.202105 36.202105 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike while performing his humanitarian duties in Aleppo. Yes Media
2751 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed by reported Russian-Syrian military airstrikes, while attempting to assist those affected by previous strikes in Maraat Al-Numan. Yes Media
2752 Jul 29 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed at a project site by Russian-Syrian military airstrikes in Kafr Zita, Hama. Reports indicate his family was also killed in the attack which appeared to target the aid workers home and family. Yes Media
3016 Jun 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.456667 36.746389 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were injured in Russian Coalition airstrikes in Tamanaah. Yes Focal Point
2219 Jan 4 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.625376 36.107544 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer aid worker was injured in a rapid succession double aerial bombing in Wadi Barada while assisting civilians. He died the following day. Yes Media
2754 Jul 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two paramedics and one ambulance driver were killed when a targeted airstrike destroyed their ambulance as it drove through the Hama countryside to Kafr Zita. The INGO supported ambulance was travelling to Kafr Zita to assist victims of an airstrike that hit the town at 2:00pmLT. Yes Media
3017 Nov 6 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.1 36.5 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male NGO staff members were injured during Russian Coalition airstrikes in Sahara. Yes Focal Point
3018 Jul 13 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.37425 36.6033 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male NGO staff members were injured during an airstrike in Kafr Zita. Yes Focal Point
3019 Aug 18 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two NGO staff members were injured during a Russian airstrike in Maarrat Al-Numan. Yes Focal Point
2759 Aug 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Project site 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two INGO employees, a paramedic and an ambulance driver, were killed at the organizations medical centre after 6 Russian/Syrian military coalition airstrikes targeted the facility and their ambulance. The ambulance was completely destroyed in the attack. Reports indicate this is the 40th attack on healthcare facilities in northwest Syria since April 2019. Yes Official Report
3021 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.549167 36.540833 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were injured during shelling in Maar Tahroma. Yes Focal Point
2229 Feb 6 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer succumbed to his injuries after being wounded in an air strike that reportedly targeted the organization's center. Yes Media
2500 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.016078 40.44654 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer was killed in Umm Al Mayadin, Daraa, during aerial bombing while he was conducting search and rescue operations after an earlier bombing. Yes Media
2501 Jun 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.04497 36.756362 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while conducting search and rescue operations due to earlier bombing activity. The second wave of attacks by Syrian allied forced, reportedly Russia, killed him in Zardana city. Yes Media
2502 Jun 25 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.751027 36.301039 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male volunteer was killed while conducting rescue operations after an artillery shelling took place on Alhrak city. Another bombing took place while the rescue operations were underway. Yes Media
2238 Feb 12 2017 Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 13.320302 43.247315 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) A staff member of an NGO was critically injured during an air strike on her home in Mokha, Yemen. Several of her family members (not counted here) were killed in the attack. Yes Media
2503 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.931027 641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was injured during aerial bombing in Idlib province, Zardana district. Yes Media
2504 Jun 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.834404 36.344392 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national volunteer was killed during an aerial bombing attack in Busra al Harir, Daraa. He was conducting a search and rescue mission after earlier bombardment impacted the area. Yes Media
2240 Mar 27 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.902611 38.523472 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A Red Crescent volunteer was killed, reportedly during an airstrike, while at a project site in the al-Tabaqa area of Raqqa. Yes Focal Point
2505 Jun 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer was killed while conducting a search and rescue mission. He was killed when the second aerial attack hit Idlib, Syria. Yes Media
2242 Apr 27 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national staff members of an international organization were killed as a result of an aerial attack on Al Ouds hospital in Aleppo by state-led coalition forces. Yes Focal Point
2243 Apr 13 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Road 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition The head of the medical directorate of Hama governorate and a number of INGO supported hospitals was killed in a direct airstrike on his vehicle. Yes Focal Point
2788 Oct 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 36.6975 38.956667 Foreign or coalition forces Turkish Armed Forces One doctor for a Kurdish NGO was reportedly killed during a Turkish airstrike near the northern Syria border town of Tell Abyad. Yes Media
3050 Jan 29 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.82 36.6 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female NGO staff member was killed in her home after 3 consecutive air strikes hit the town of Ariha.  Pending Official Report
2789 Nov 3 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.6606 40.3714 Foreign or coalition forces Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army An INGO medical team was caught in a reported mortar attack by Turkish Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army at a project site in the north-eastern town of Rashidiyya where they were providing medical aid. In the attack, one international staff member was killed after shrapnel hit his head and another international staff was wounded. Yes Media
3051 Feb 6 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.93062 36.63393 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 3 male national paramedics traveling on the eastern outskirts of Idlib were killed after a Russian coalition airstrike hit the area.  Pending Official Report
1450 Jun 3 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.490446 65.415074 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) A national staff deminer, working for a private company contracted on behalf of an International Organisation, was killed in a targeted IMF airstrike. The company has suspended operations in the area until further notice. Yes Official Report
3054 Jan 25 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.44 36.40 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO staff members were wounded after Russian coalition airstrikes hit the NGO centre in Al-Ruwaiha, rural Idlib.  Pending Official Report
2257 Nov 19 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition During airstrikes over Aleppo by Syrian coalition forces, one national female aid worker was killed by shelling while she was at home. The building collapsed, trapping her and her child in the rubble. Both died as a result of the attack. Yes Focal Point
3055 Jan 31 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.863611 36.800556 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 6 male national NGO staff members were wounded after the NGO headquarters for eastern Idlib in Saraqib was targetted and hit by  Russian coalition airstrikes.  Pending Official Report
2264 Dec 16 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One volunteer for an NGO who was injured and taken away by an ambulance in a government-controlled area during the evacuation of east Aleppo in December has been held by either government or Syrian coalition forces. He was seen once during his capture on a Russian language YouTube video denouncing the organization. Reports indicate he was also tortured. He is still missing and his whereabouts are unknown. Yes Focal Point
2266 Apr 7 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.608987 36.968994 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male volunteers for an NGO were killed while responding during airstrikes in Jisr Al Shughur, Idleb. Yes Media
2277 Apr 11 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national volunteers were wounded in two consecutive airstrikes on their location while they were providing humanitarian aid. Yes Media
2278 Mar 30 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer was killed during two consecutive airstrikes in Zamalka, Damascus. Yes Media
2815 Nov 17 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Public location 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer was injured in the city of Saraqab, Idlib while working with service provision. Yes Media
2014 Oct 3 2015 Afghanistan 0 49 0 0 0 0 14 35 0 49 0 0 0 0 49 14 0 35 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.728591 68.868066 Foreign or coalition forces United States Armed Forces Fourteen INGO staff members were killed and 35 were seriously wounded when the facility that they were working in sustained prolonged airstrike attacks in Kunduz province. The motive of the attack was disputed by both parties in regards to the intentionality of the incident. Yes Media
2280 Apr 30 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) volunteer, a photographer, working with a field relief team was killed during an aerial attack while the team he was with carried out a humanitarian mission in Al Janudeiah village, Idlib's rural area. Yes Media
2281 Apr 29 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 8 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 8 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.374018 36.601294 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Eight volunteers from a local NGO and one staff member of an INGO were killed during a targeted airstrike against the NGO's center in Kafr Zita, Hama. It is reported that this attack was orchestrated by the Syrian regime or its allies. Bunker busting bombs were reportedly used, which broke through to the underground shelter and killed the team. Yes Media
2819 Aug 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer was injured after regime air strikes struck his town of Kafr Awed, Idlib. The raid also killed 3 and injured 12 other civilians. Yes Media
2552 Jan 20 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Project site 33.57175 36.4027 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer providing aid after an attack, was killed around 11:30am in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, by supposed Syrian Regime artillery shelling. Yes Media
2823 Dec 30 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was reportedly killed in Maarat al-Numan after regime coalition helicopters dropped barrel bombs on an area the NGO was helping to evacuate. Yes Media
2561 Feb 24 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.914759 36.614433 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female NGO staff member died when her house, located in the Kafar Sgana suburb south of Idlib, was hit during a reported government airstrike targeting rebels in the area. The strike also killed members of her family staying in the house (not counted here). Yes Media
2838 Jan 15 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national NGO volunteers were killed during a reported onslaught of Russian Syrian Military Coalition aerial bombardment. Pending Media
2840 Jan 29 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.816667 36.6 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Official statements indicate Russian Syrian Military Coalition airstrikes completely destroyed an INGO supported hospital in Ariha town, Idlib governate. Four nurses were killed in the attack, along with another female NGO employee who happened to be in the facility. Pending Official Report
2305 Jul 20 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 33.572772 36.409376 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national NGO volunteer was killed during an aerial bombing in Duma, Damascus. There are no other details about the incident at this time. Yes Media
2842 Jan 31 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.863611 36.800556 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national NGO staff members were wounded when their centre in Saraqib city, located east of Idlib, was reportedly targeted by Russian Syrian Military Coalition airstrikes. A total of 6 staff were injured in the attack, but we are only able to confirm the extent of the injuries for three staff at this time. The extent of damages to the NGO centre rendered it out of service. Pending Media
2844 Feb 18 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.035 36.836 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male NGO manager was killed by airstrikes near the primary care health facility in Maret al-Nasan, northeast of Idlib city. Reports indicate the health facility where the staff member worked was destroyed by airstrikes on February 10, and he was returning to the area to collect materials that survived the first aerial bombardment. Pending Media
2060 Jan 21 2016 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 16.847653 43.943679 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown An INGO ambulance driver was killed during airstrikes when his ambulance was hit. Yes Official Report
2859 May 5 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.6990115 36.6053435 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was killed at his home during a massive aerial bombardment campaign by the Russian and Syrian Militaries reportedly targeting Hait Tahrir al Sham (HTS) shelling locations in the area of Deir Sunbul, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
2069 Feb 15 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 9 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.647987 36.679543 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Nine INGO supported staff members have been killed in a series of bombings on the hospital where they worked. Ten other staff members were wounded (not yet counted). The hospital was hit four times in the attack. Yes Official Report
2608 Mar 26 2019 Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 17.033027 44.107973 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One health worker and one guard at the INGO supported Ritaf rural hospital were killed during an airstrike on March 26, 2019. An explosion occurred when a missile reportedly struck the gas station near the entrance to hospital, approximately 60 miles from the city of Saada in northwest Yemen, at 9:30am. Seven people died in the blast including four children and the two staff members (only staff counted here). Yes Official Report
3110 Oct 15 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 36.133333 36.45 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown Two NGO staff members were injured, one critically, when their vehicle was struck with shrapnel after a drone attacked a nearby car. Due to the method of a drone attack foreign or coalition forces is the most likely perpetrator.  Pending Official Report
2337 Nov 18 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.537147 36.385345 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO workers were killed during heavy aerial bombing in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region on November 18th, 2017. The aid workers were killed while they were helping civilians that had been injured in an earlier airstrike. Other team members were also injured in the attack but the numbers and severity of their injuries have not been reported at this time. Yes Media
2612 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 15.328226 45.874382 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One national male UN contracted staff was injured when his truck carrying aid was reportedly hit by an SLC airstrike in Al Hashawah district, on route to Al Akaik. All commodities in the truck were totally damaged. Yes Official Report
742 Jul 4 2008 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.3 70.833333 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) 3 INGO national staff killed and one wounded when IMF conducted air strikes, against a reported AOG group. 22 civilians had been killed and seven others injured as a result of the strikes (not included). Archived Archived
2343 Dec 26 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A male volunteer was killed on December 26th in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib governorate, at the organization's center during an airstrike. Yes Media
2618 Jul 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 34.97586 36.51221 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national staff member was wounded by aerial bombing when her home was hit. Yes Focal Point
1815 May 1 2014 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -1.402805 28.900472 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) An NGO staff member was physically assaulted by the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC) for suspected collaboration with the Alliance of Patriots for a Free and Sovereign Congo (APCLS). Yes Official Report
1554 Aug 9 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 34.917211 70.764156 Host State Afghan Armed Forces One NGO staff member was injured when an ANA fired mortar shell landed in a residential area. Yes Official Report
485 Nov 3 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff killed in Gaza Strip, Nov 3. The two paramedics had left their ambulance to evacuate a dead body when IDF munitions hit the area. Anounced by ICRC, who said they were marked with clear emblems and wearing florescent j Archived Archived
2897 Sep 6 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.9219687 34.1531947 Host state Ethiopian Armed Forces Two male national INGO staff members were shot and killed after being ambushed by the Ethiopian Armed Forces on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
2637 Apr 11 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Road 4.0939 29.0827 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One male national UN contracted driver was injured during a reported altercation with a DRC Armed Forces (FARDC) Officer. The staff member was taken to the Baraka hospital and later transferred to Bukavu hospital the following day. Yes Focal Point
2900 Jun 6 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.9474902 29.1947098 Host state DR Congo Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed after being ambushed by the DR Congo Armed Forces in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
498 Nov 9 2006 Sudan 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 6.75 30 Host state Sudanese Armed Forces Seven UN national staff and 1 INGO national staff members detained, severely beaten and caned by local soliders in Rumbek, southern Sudan, Nov 9. The INGO member was sent to Nairobi for medical treatment. Archived Archived
1566 Aug 27 2013 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.865951 35.21448 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN staff member was shot and killed by IDF soldiers during clashes on an overnight arrest raid at the Qalandia refugee camp. Pending Media
2901 Dec 31 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 36.507867 40.7462671 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded when Syrian Armed Forces soldiers raided the INGO office in Al-Hasakah. Yes Focal Point
1309 Jun 17 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.75 31 Host State Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN staff member was detained overnight and repeatedly beaten by SPLA soldiers over an alleged land dispute. He was released on 18 June. Yes Official Report
1843 May 25 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.021074 45.288353 Host State Somali Armed Forces One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces. Yes Official Report
1844 Jul 31 2013 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 2.045742 45.302612 Host State Somali Armed Forces Two LNGO staff were injured when Somali National Government (SNG) forces opened fire on the LNGO vehicle, allegedly because the vehicle did not stop when ordered to do so. The two staff were taken to a hospital. Yes Official Report
1311 Jun 20 2012 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.6291 46.126 Host State Yemeni Armed Forces A national staffer of the ICRC was killed in a government airstrike while on the road with three colleagues Pending Media
1846 Nov 26 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.117687 43.644197 Host State Somali Armed Forces An INGO security guard was shot and wounded by a member of the Somali National Government forces. The attack appears to be related to a dispute over INGO employment. Yes Official Report
2123 Nov 11 2015 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Host State Somali Armed Forces A female national INGO aid worker was driving an ambulance when she was shot by Somali forces. The bullet hit her in the leg. Yes Focal Point
522 Aug 14 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.66667 35.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff member killed in a residential area by a missile fired by Israeli forces against an alleged Palestinian faction in the Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp in Saida, 14 August. Yes Official Report
2396 Apr 5 2018 Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16.945935 97.959286 Host State Unknown One male NGO volunteer was shot and killed in southeastern Kayin state. According to reports and a statement by the NGO, the volunteer was returning home on the back of a motorbike from a meeting to help organize humanitarian relief for displaced villagers when he was shot by a Burmese soldier. Yes Media
801 Jan 4 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.54977 34.5024697 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 RC national staff volunteer killed and 2 RC national staff medical personnel wounded while on duty, after an air strike hit a location in Jabaliya. Yes Official Report
802 Jan 8 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff driver killed and 1 UN national staff driver injured when UN convoy was hit by tank shell in Gaza. UN suspended all operations. Archived Archived
1870 Jan 20 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 11.199019 29.417932 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces One staff person was injured when bombs dropped by the Sudanese Air Force landed on a hospital operated by an INGO. The hospital is located in the Nuba Mountains village of Frandala. Yes Official Report
540 Mar 24 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 8.9780188 79.9148547 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff injured when Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers exploded a claymore mine targeting a vehicle belonging to the aid agency in Mannar at around 12.30pm on Saturday. Archived Archived
274 2003 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza. Archived Archived
2414 Jul 29 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.223252 35.830723 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One INGO aid worker was killed in Khan Younis during an attack on the residential neighborhood. He was taking refuge from the attack when he was killed (most likely from artillery or other aerial fire). The Israeli military reported that their attack on Khan Younis was in response to earlier Hamas firing on Israeli targets. Yes Official Report
552 Jun 13 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 7.7475 81.59545919 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 INGO international (Filipino) staff wounded after being shot Wednesday night in northeastern Sri Lanka. Victim was shot and wounded by navy troops after he strayed too close to a naval camp in eastern Sri Lanka where security forces are battling Tamil Tiger rebels, the military said Thursday. Yes Official Report
2421 Jun 1 2018 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female medical volunteer with an NGO was shot and killed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in Gaza during a protest. According to witness reports and cellphone footage, the volunteer was moving with her hands up and identification card displayed toward a protestor who was close to the border fence and had been affected by tear gas. A preliminary IDF investigation stated that she was not specifically targeted in the attack. Yes Media
2165 Jul 11 2016 South Sudan 0 16 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 15 0 15 16 9 7 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Public location 4.859363 31.57125 Host State South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) On July 11th in Juba, South Sudanese soldiers invaded Terrain Hotel, a location that was popular with international staff. According to reports, the soldiers raped 5 international staff members and killed one national staff member. Other staff members (10) were also sexually assaulted, assaulted and/or wounded by other means as a direct result of the attack. (Updated: October 2016) Yes Media
2701 Jul 19 2018 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 2.9 23.483333 Host State Military Two national INGO staff members (1 male and 1 female) were injured during a raid of the INGO office/compound. Reportedly, government military forced their way into the INGO facility and injured the staff members as an intimidation tactic. Yes Focal Point
2704 May 11 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.401936 34.386018 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian paramedic with the Palestinian Red Crescent was reportedly shot in the face with a rubber bullet, while preforming humanitarian activities, by the Israeli military. The military shots came from the border wall east of Khan Younis on May 11, 2019. On June 11, 2019 the RC volunteer succumbed to his wounds and died in a hospital in Gaza. Yes Media
2173 Oct 1 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 34.419849 70.472943 Host State Afghan Armed Forces A UN agency national staff member was killed at a family residence in a crossfire which occurred during a search operation by Afghan forces. Further details on the incident are not currently available. Yes Official Report
2446 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Host State Syrian Armed Forces One male staff national staff member was killed during aerial bombing by the state while working at the project site. Yes Focal Point
578 Oct 17 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Host state Local government actors 1 UN national staff kidnapped: 60 armed men had stormed the UN agency compound in the south of Mogadishu and marched away with the agency head at gunpoint. The UN halted food distribution in response. The Mayor of Mogadishu, said that the humanitarian organisations were fuelling the insurgency by feeding terrorists in the camps. Last month he cut off water supplies to several of the sprawling tent cities. Aid workers and diplomats suggested that he was the most likely figure behind yesterday Archived Archived
2455 Sep 13 2017 Nigeria 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Office/compound 12.672917 13.616014 Host State Nigerian Armed Forces Four members of a UN agency were seriously assaulted by soldiers that had entered their residential compound in Monguno. The soldiers were making their rounds to enforce curfew when the attack occurred, reportedly because the soldiers found that some contracted staff were in violation of the regulations. They forced the staff inside and proceeded to make their way through the house, waking other staff up and assaulting or threatening them. Three contracted drivers and one staff member were physically hurt in the attack. Yes Focal Point
1126 Jun 7 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 36.7 67.116667 Host State Afghan Armed Forces A national staff member of an NGO was stopped and beaten by soldiers while travelling in his private vehicle. Yes Official Report
1127 Jun 8 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 11.005922 29.718875 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces A UN national staff member was shot and wounded by Sudanese Armed Forces (PDF), near PDF HQ. Yes Official Report
2736 Jul 16 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 9.347376 31.489106 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) Three INGO staff members and the boat driver were travelling by river from Malakal to Tongo, when they were stopped by members of the South Sudan Peoples Defense Forces (SSPDF) in Kaldak at 12h00. After a search of their boat resulted in cash being found, the SSPDF reportedly detained the staff members and boat driver after accusations of transporting money to the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO). While the staff members were being interrogated, the boat driver was severely beaten. After support from UNOCHA and state authorities, negotiations resulted in the release of all staff with the money initially under question at 19h00. The boat driver received medical attention at the UNMISS clinic. Yes Official Report
2743 Jul 29 2019 Myanmar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 20.6 93.2 Host state Myanmar Armed Forces One male INGO national staff member was shot by Myanmar military officers while riding his motorcycle through Mrauk U township in Rakhine State. Army reports indicate the staff member was carrying a grenade and was charged under a counterterrorism law after being taken to the hospital to receive treatment. Yes Media
3012 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Project site 35.638611 36.671667 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO staff member was killed after a regime airstrike hit a project site in Marraat Al-Numan. Yes Focal Point
2750 Jul 22 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Public location 31.798611 35.248333 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian Red Cross paramedic was wounded when shot in the stomach by Israeli forces after a reported raid of the Occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood Al-Issawiya. Reports indicate the occupying forces attacked civilians and attacked Red Cross staff with rubber bullets to prevent them from transporting civilian patients to the hospital. Yes Media
3015 Oct 3 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Individual attack Office/compound 35.375278 36.687222 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO staff member was killed after regime shelling hit the office compound in Murak, Hama. Yes Focal Point
616 Jun 30 2008 Somalia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Host state Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia (armed faction) 4 INGO national staff and 1 UN national staff kidnapped near Elasha Biha area by ARS armed wing. Archived Archived
2486 Oct 17 2017 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.555349 69.207486 Host State Unknown One national female aid worker for an INGO was injured by shrapnel after the area was targeted by aerial bombing. Yes Focal Point
3020 Nov 4 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.814167 36.32 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two NGO staff members were injured after being hit with shelling in Jisr-Ash-Shugur. Yes Focal Point
2223 Jan 17 2017 Nigeria 0 0 0 14 0 0 6 8 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 12.2701 14.4636 Host State Nigerian Armed Forces Six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross and numerous civilians were killed following an airstrike on a refugee camp in Rann, Borno state. The aid workers were in Rann as part of a humanitarian relief operation that was bringing food to over 25,000 displaced people. A number of aid workers were also wounded in the attack and eight had to be airlifted out of the town for medical assistance. Yes Media
2762 Aug 16 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.7625 35.265833 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian Red Crescent volunteer paramedic was shot in the head by the Israeli Army with a rubber bullet. The incident reportedly occurred while the paramedic was trying to assist victims during clashes in the town of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem. He was transferred to the hospital for medical treatment. Yes Media
2769 Aug 23 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.3 34.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female volunteer paramedic was injured in the head with a plastic-coated steel bullet while trying to assist wounded during the Great March of Return protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Yes Media
2770 Aug 23 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.344444 34.303056 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male volunteer paramedic for the Palestinian Red Crescent Society and one male volunteer paramedic for a local NGO were both wounded with plastic-coated steel bullets at demonstrations in Khan Younis district of the Gaza Strip. The staff members were struck on the left thigh and neck respectively. Yes Media
1431 May 22 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.93322 36.634538 Host State Unknown An Indian national working with a British NGO was killed in a refugee hospital in Idlib Province during an air strike. Pen Media
904 Jan 8 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.491189 34.444111 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff killed in Gaza during a drone strike, 8 January. Yes Focal Point
905 Jan 15 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 31.491189 34.444111 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 UN national staff killed at home during a bombardment in Gaza, 15 January. Yes Official Report
1973 Mar 15 2014 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.784056 45.500189 Host State Somali Armed Forces SNG soldier shot and killed a UN contracted driver of a truck carrying food aid in Hanti-Wadaag neighbourhood (Jowhar). The incident happened following an unknown dispute. The perpetrator was arrested. Yes Official Report
1981 May 22 2015 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.853917 31.584234 Host State Unknown A UN staff member was assaulted by soldiers while walking to work along Airport Road in Juba. They accused him of spying. The staff member suffered injuries to his face and bruised ribs. Yes Official Report
2783 Oct 4 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Public location 4.849136 31.583743 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) Two male national staff members of two separate INGOs were stopped at 10:00 am LT outside a UN Agency in Buluk, after leaving a nearby bank. The staff were reportedly stopped by eight armed men in military uniforms, who forcibly detained them and drove them to the John Garang Mausoleum. At the monument park, the men were assaulted, stripped naked, and severely physically abused. The perpetrators also stole large sums of money and cell phones from the staff members. Yes Official Report
3047 Jan 15 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.93062 36.63393 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national NGO staff member was killed during Syrian regime airstrikes of an industrial area in east Idlib.  Pending Official Report
381 Jul 2005 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -6.21195 106.845056 Host state Indonesian National Armed Forces 1 INGO national staff stopped and beaten by TNI - angry victim had not delivered to army camp. Archived Archived
3048 Jan 27 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.733333 36.7 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national NGO staff member was killed after his vehicle was hit by a Syrian regime missle in Sarjeh village in the Idlib countryside.  Pending Official Report
3049 Feb 18 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national pharmacist and director of an INGO supported health centre was killed by regime shelling in Maarrat Al-Numan. Pending Official Report
3053 Jan 11 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national NGO staff member was wounded after being hit by regime shelling while inspecting a previous bombing site in Idlib.  Pending Official Report
2522 Aug 31 2018 South Sudan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.468179 25.677397 Host State Unknown Three national staff members (including one male driver) were physically assaulted when their vehicle was stopped by soldiers in Raja. The soldier's said that they stopped the vehicle because they refused to stop earlier when they passed through the town. Money was also taken from them. All three required medical attention for their wounds. Yes Official Report
2794 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.503056 36.258333 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) An Israeli military missile aimed at the house of a prominent Palestinian Jihad Movement leader, killed the son of the leader and injured 9 civilians, including one national UN staff member. Reports indicate the airstrike targeted the house in Western Mazzeh, a suburb of Damascus, just 500 meters from UN offices. The injured staff member was taken to Mwasat Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Yes Official Report
3056 Feb 27 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.6 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two male NGO staff members returning from inspecting a bombing site in northwest Ariha, were wounded and their van damaged from regime shelling.  Pending Official Report
1736 Feb 10 2013 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 1.566667 30.25 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One national UN worker was severely beaten by FARDC soldiers for having committed adultery. Yes Focal Point
2805 Oct 25 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.563704 34.529523 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male volunteer paramedic with the Palestinian Red Crescent was injured after a reported direct blow of a tear gas canister to his right leg during Friday demonstrations in the North Gaza District. Yes Media
937 Sep 18 2008 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 12.225592 21.4101617 Host state Chadian Armed Forces 2 INGO national staff guards wounded. Yes Focal Point
938 Oct 17 2008 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 13.833056 20.834722 Host state Chadian Armed Forces 2 INGO national staff guards wounded. Yes Focal Point
675 Jan 6 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 INGO national staff of a local NGO partner was killed in an aerial bombing in Gaza. Violence halted most of the INGO's aid distribution in Gaza Strip. Yes Focal Point
2008 Sep 17 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 14.6833333 24.85 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces Reportedly, one INGO national staff member was injured when SAF military supported by SAF aircraft and militias opened fire on the Zaghawa community in Anka. Yes Official Report
941 Sep 10 2009 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 7.7233933 27.9758201 Host State Military Police I UN national staff physically assaulted and injured by a military police officer. Yes Focal Point
943 May 6 2009 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Unknown -11.6580347 27.4975973 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 1 UN national staff injured when physically assaulted by army soldiers. Yes Focal Point
1744 Nov 15 2013 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.475759 25.299246 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces One UN-contracted driver was shot in the right shoulder by soldiers of the Sudan Armed Forces at a checkpoint. He was hospitalized immediately. Yes Focal Point
2814 Nov 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Four male NGO staff members were injured after being hit with a regime cluster bomb, while attempting to assist civilians in Bakfla village after being hit with shelling. Yes Media
1212 Dec 10 2008 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -1.6205601 29.1556919 Host state Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 1 INGO national staff attacked by FARDC elements in Nzulo, in Masisi territory, on the road towards Sake, 10 December. The victim was hospitalized and is in critical condition. Archived Archived
2816 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 5 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces 5 male NGO volunteers were injured, and 1 killed by heavy regime artillery shelling in IMaar Tahroma, Idlib. Reports indicate as the 6 member team were carrying out search and rescue operations, they were deliberately targeted by the heavy regime artillery shelling. Yes Media
2817 Nov 7 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.861961 36.372986 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer was wounded along with his family during air raids in Marj Akhdar town in Idlib. Yes Media
2820 Aug 20 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.587 36.356 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer sustained serious injuries from reported regime bombardment in the town of Shagurit, Hama as he was attempting to assist other civilians. The volunteer was taken to medical facilities in Hama but died of his injuries. Yes Media
154 Jul 2001 Angola 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -11.8775768 17.5691241 Host state Provincial Organization of Volunteers of Civil Defence of Angola (OPVDCA) 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded on his home compound when visiting latrine. Civil Defence responsible and arrested. Archived Archived
418 Jan 2006 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.8411802 29.3884586 Host state Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 3 INGO national staff kidnapped: vehicles hijacked with their drivers for 7 days (1 for 7 days, 2 for 3 days) in Rutshuru. By FARDC to transport troops & materials. Archived Archived
2556 Aug 20 2018 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.485479 34.48684 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male employee of an INGO was shot and killed by Isreali border soldiers in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for allegedly approaching the Gaza Strip/Israel border fence with a weapon. Yes Media
701 Aug 27 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Host state Sudanese Armed Forces One INGO national staff (locally trained nurse) was killed by drunken soldier in dispute over nurse's cattle. The INGO claims the incident was not aid or organization-related. Archived Archived
964 Jan 3 2010 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Unknown 5.9526975 43.5522312 Host State Ethiopian Defence Forces 1 UN national staff injured when physically assaulted by EDF military forces for carrying a VHF radio. Yes Focal Point
1771 Jun 16 2014 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 10.640364 30.126361 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces One INGO worker was injured when Sudan's air force bombed and partially destroyed the INGO hospital. Yes Official Report
2313 Jul 1 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 33.526488 36.352518 Host state Syrian Armed Forces A volunteer was reportedly killed by a government-aligned sniper while providing humanitarian services in Zamalka, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
715 Nov 26 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.11667 45.4 Host state Transitional Federal Government forces (TFG) 1 INGO national staff was reportedly shot and killed by TFG soldiers. Archived Archived
717 Jun 5 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Host state Transitional Federal Government forces (TFG) 1 INGO national staff driver (daily hire) killed and 1 national staff injured when TFG forces starting shooting at unmarked vehicle passing a military convoy Archived Archived
2590 Mar 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.22 35.41 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer was killed after the organization's center in Murek, Hama was reportedly targeted by regime artillery. Yes Media
720 May 8 2008 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Home 31.491189 34.444111 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff school teacher killed at home in Gaza in an operation conducted by the Israel Defense Forces. Yes Focal Point
1794 Jul 20 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.412511 34.352024 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN worker was killed due to an air strike. The attack also killed her husband and daughter (not counted in database). Yes Media
1795 Jul 21 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.496933 34.468875 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN worker was killed while fleeing from fighting in Shejaiya district. Ten members of her family (not counted in database) were also killed in the attack. Yes Media
2864 Feb 28 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 6.068974 31.605935 Host state Youths One national INGO community facilitator was injured during mob violence between a group of youth and police. Official reports indicate armed youth attempting to raid cattle near Aluakluak were met by police and three youths were killed in the clash. In retaliation, the mob of youth responded on the community killing two people including the INGO staff member, who received medical attention for his injuries. Pending Official Report
198 Nov 22 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 32.0254688 35.2888075 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN international staff shot and killed at the Jenin refugee camp by Israeli army gunfire, Nov 22. Archived Archived
1796 Jul 23 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 31.491189 34.444111 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN worker was killed during an air strike as he was on his way home. Pending Media
3108 Nov 4 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.36 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two INGO national male staff members were reportedly killed after Syrian regime artillery shelling hit the car they were travelling in in Ariha city, Idlib.  Pending Official Report
1801 Jul 25 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.53902 34.53835 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestine Red Crescent Society volunteer was killed and three others wounded when their ambulance (clearly marked with the emblem of the Red Crescent society) was targeted in Beit Hanoun. Yes Official Report
1802 Jul 25 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.304479 34.36039 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestine Red Crescent Society volunteer was shot and killed. Yes Official Report
1268 Dec 4 2011 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.785035 33.002909 Host State Unknown An INGO national staff was ambushed and shot and killed by two military personnel, in a revenge killing. Yes Focal Point
1804 Aug 3 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.288231 34.253606 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN guard was killed during an air strike in Rafah in southern Gaza. Yes Official Report
207 Dec 6 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 UN national staff in Bureij Camp, Gaza Strip by IDF operations . Archived Archived
2614 Mar 27 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.413847 35.110296 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male national INGO volunteer was reportedly shot and killed by Israeli forces during a clash at the Dheisha refugee camp south of Bethlehem in the West Bank. Reports outline the volunteer paramedic was working within the camp, when others in the area throwing rocks prompted a response from Israeli soldiers. Yes Media
2617 Nov 29 2018 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 33.312805 44.361488 Host state Unknown An armed raid on the organization's office by a state authority resulted in one national staff member being wounded. Yes Focal Point
1834 Oct 1 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.951414 39.026307 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One INGO worker was kidnapped by ISIS in Ar-Raqqah, while on his way to Deir Ezzour. UPDATE: The individual was killed in November 2014. Pending Media
2644 Jul 27 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.528056 37.954722 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One male national INGO staff member was detained by ISIS on July 27, 2014. Circumstances of the abduction are unkown. He was released on March 31, 2015 Yes Focal Point
2645 Jul 29 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.82 38.02 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) 4 national INGO contracted staff were detained by ISIS on July 29, 2014. Exact release date is unkown, but all 4 contractors were confirmed released several months later. Yes Focal Point
1858 Nov 16 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.336 40.145 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An international aid worker was kidnapped and later beheaded by terrorists. Pending Media
1602 Oct 13 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 3 3 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.899383 36.763292 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Six ICRC staff and one Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer were abducted by gunmen who had opened fire on the Red Cross convoy as they were traveling to Damascus. Three ICRC staff and the one Red Crescent volunteer were released the next day. The ICRC is awaiting information on the remaining three. Reports from ICRC in April 2019 indicate the remaining international staff member and two national staff members may still be alive, although specific information about their whereabouts is unknown. Yes Media
1622 Dec 5 2013 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 15.352027 44.212945 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two Germans and one Yemeni co-worker were killed and one Yemeni co-worker was wounded in an attack by Al Qaeda-linked militants on the Yemeni defense ministry complex (two additional staff were present but unhurt). The German staff were in the hospital due to medical treatment. The complex was targeted because it supposedly accommodated drone control rooms and American experts. Over 50 people were killed and over 160 injured in the attack. Yes Official Report
1895 Aug 3 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 35.959411 38.998105 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An American aid worker was killed in Raqqa, Syria on February 6th, 2015. She was initially kidnapped by militants on August 3rd, 2013. ISIS militants alledge that she was killed in retaliatory Jordanian airstrikes on Raqqa. The circumstances surrounding her death are contested by administration officials in the Jordanian and American governments, who believe that the aid worker was killed by ISIS. Yes Official Report
1916 Jan 30 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.816667 38.016667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Three male staff members contracted by a INGO were kidnapped by ISIS and released approximately three months later. Yes Focal Point
1919 Aug 5 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.6975 38.956667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) A national staff member was kidnapped and detained in Tell Abyad by ISIS and then transfered to Ar-Raqqa. The staff member was released on August 30, 2014. Yes Focal Point
852 Jun 23 2009 Mauritania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.0794011 -15.9780393 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 INGO international (American) staff director of working in Mauritania, was shot in the head by unknown gunman on a street in the centre of the usually quiet city. The victim was resisting two men trying to kidnap him on a street when his attackers shot him and drove away, according to law enforcement. Al Queda later claimed responsibility, saying he was trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Archived Media
586 Dec 11 2007 Algeria 11 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7 3 1 0 4 11 6 3 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 36.775348 3.0600655 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Senegalese, 1 Danish) staff and 5 UN national staff killed, 1 UN international staff and 2 UN national staff injured in the blast at the UN compound. Al Qaeda claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
2473 Jul 27 2017 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.164486 43.864934 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) During a complex attack in Amiriyat la-Fallujah by ISIS fighters, a BBIED denoted inside a police station. A UN agency contracted truck driver, who was parked in front of the organization's warehouse, which is in the vicinity of the police station, was shot in the leg when police started firing. Yes Focal Point
1943 Jul 28 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.533333 37.95 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An INGO contracted national staff member was kidnapped by ISIS when he went to retrieve office belongings, which were confiscated on the previous day when ISIS had raided the organization's office. He was released after about a month. Yes Focal Point
889 Nov 25 2009 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Public location 15.9167 2.4 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 INGO International staff kidnapped from hotel by al-Qaeda group looking to exchange for release of 4 prisoners. Released in Feb 2010. Archived Media
2227 Feb 8 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 0 8 0 0 6 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.6672 65.7536 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Six ICRC staff workers of Afghan nationality have been shot and killed by gunmen in the northern province of Jawzjan. Two more staff members were abducted. The attack on the convoy occurred south of Shibergan while the aid workers were transporting relief supplies to areas affected by the recent snowstorm. The abducted aid workers were released around the 5th of September, 2017. Yes Media
1170 Oct 23 2011 Western Sahara 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 27.67111 -8.14744 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Three international INGO workers were kidnapped from a guesthouse in the Rabuni refugee camp by armed men. A Sahrawi national driver was injured during the incident and was hospitalised. The Polisario movement, which is seeking independence for Western Sahara and runs the camp, blamed local al-Qaeda militants for the kidnappings, but no one has claimed responsibility. The kidnappers arrived from Mali in a SUV. Yes Official Report
2506 Jul 31 2018 Afghanistan 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Complex attack Raid Project site 34.419849 70.472943 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An attack on the Ministry of Refugees and Returnees office in Jalalabad killed at least fifteen people, including UN and INGO staff members. Another UN aid worker was wounded in the complex attack. It began when a suicide car bomb was detonated and followed by a gunfight that lastest several hours between Afghan security forces and two shooters that had taken hostages. Reportedly, as many as thirty people were wounded and no group has taken responsibility for the attack. The attack apparently took place during a meeting with NGOs working on refugee issues. Yes Media
3062 Aug 9 2020 Niger 0 8 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 6 0 0 6 8 4 4 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.3106 2.576 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State 8 INGO staff members, 4 women and 4 men, 6 French international staff and 2 national staff, were shot and killed in the Koure Wildlife reserve park. The INGO group were in the area to observe the popular tourist destination of West African giraffes when the group was ambushed. The perpetrators also burned their vehicles. No group has yet claimed responsibility.  Pending Official Report
1198 Jan 19 2012 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 30.198418 71.46801 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two international staffers (German and Italian) of an INGO were kidnapped by four armed men who entered their residence (within walking distance from their regional office) and led them out at gunpoint. UPDATE: The German aid worker was released in Kabul, Afghanistan more than two years later, in October 2014. UPDATE 2: The Italian aid worker was accidentally killed by a U.S. counter terrorism drone strike against al-Qaeda in January 2015, while still held as a prisoner. An American hostage who was working for a private contractor funded by USAID was also killed in the attack. The drone attack occurred along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Yes Media
2006 Sep 28 2015 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 23.796257 90.41507 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An international staff member was shot, reportedly by the Islamic State (IS), in the diplomatic district of Dhaka. The attack was pre-meditated and the assailants used silencers on their firearms. The attackers approached the staff member on the back of a motorbike and shot him. He died as result of the attack. Yes Official Report
1759 Mar 12 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 36.3121 36.687433 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Two INGO workers (Italian and British) were abducted by ISIS in northern Syria, close to the Turkish border. UPDATE: The Italian staff member was released over a year later, on 26 May 2014. The British staff member was tortured and killed on 13 September 2014. Yes Official Report
2562 Jul 19 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 12 12 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.875746 70.993766 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) 12 employees of a demining NGO were abducted by a group of armed men reportedly associated with the Islamic State. The group of deminers were working in a remote area of Kunar province at the request of tribal leaders, who are now attempting to mediate their release. As of January 2019 their status is unknown. Pending Media
436 May 17 2006 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda I UN national staff driver wounded when UN vehicle hit by suicide bomber in Kandahar, May 17. Archived Archived
196 Oct 2002 Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 31.1667049 36.941628 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 donor agency international (US) staff shot and killed entering their car to drive to work. On Dec. 14, the Government of Jordan arrested two men who confessed to the killing and to be members of the al Qaeda terrorist cell. Archived Archived
2344 Jan 24 2018 Afghanistan 0 9 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.419849 70.472943 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Four national staff members of an INGO and one soldier (not counted here) were killed in a complex attack on the organization's office in Jalalabad. The attackers detonated a suicide car bomb and then laid siege to the building for hours. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack. Five other national INGO staff were injured in the attack and are receiving medical treatment. Yes media
1810 Jul 31 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.164639 36.86522 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two female international aid workers were kidnapped by armed men. They were released in January 2015. Pending Media
1814 Apr 30 2014 Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.409089 20.650555 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka Three INGO staff members, while driving a truck to Ndele, were stopped and detained by Anti-Balaka. There are unconfirmed reports that two of the three may have been killed the next day. Yes Official Report
2351 Jan 30 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.471182 18.451663 Non-state armed group: National Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC) A national staff member was kidnapped on January 29th in Ouhman Prefecture. Two INGO vehicles were reportedly intercepted by combatants from the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC). An international staff member that was traveling as part of the convoy in another vehicle was also stopped but allowed to continue. The abducted staff member was found on February 2nd in critical condition after having been tortured. Yes Official Report
1024 Oct 22 2010 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 29.3743832 71.665621 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A staff member of a local NGO was kidnapped by people who initially indicated that they were anti-corruption officers. They later said they were a Taliban group and asked for 10 million rupees ransom. Yes Official Report
1025 Nov 18 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown AOG under the command of a prominent mullah abducted an INGO national staff member, while on a home visit. 2 days later, on 20 November, the staff member was released unharmed through negotiation. During the captivity, the staff member was question as to the identity of the organization, his position, programming and donors. Yes Official Report
1552 Jul 20 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.813945 68.94788 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One driver of an INGO ambulance was seriously injured when struck with small arms fire while in the crossfire between ANSF and AOG fighters. Yes Official Report
2357 Feb 19 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.410151 20.648179 Non-state armed group: National Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC) One INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for three days by the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC). A ransom was demanded for the release of the staff member and it was paid, however, it is not clear whether it was a family member or another individual or entity that paid for his release. Yes Official Report
2094 Jun 1 2016 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.946423 68.521729 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Anti-government elements fired multiple shots at an INGO vehicle, killing all three national staff members that were inside. The staff members were travelling from Bamyan to Kabul and were in the Khak Ghulam Ali area. Reports cite that three members of the Taliban have been detained on suspicion of their involvement in the incident. Yes Official Report
2361 Feb 27 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Shooting Ambush Road 7.090911 17.668887 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Suspected Ex-Seleka members shot and killed six people at an illegal checkpoint south of Makounda in Ouham Prefecture. One of the victims was a national UN education consultant and five were staff members from a local non-governmental organization. The perpetrators, reportedly belonging to the MPC faction, set the vehicle on fire after the shooting. The aid workers were on their way to Makounda. Yes Official Report
1032 Jun 1 2010 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Detention Custody 9 33 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) At least two staffers from an INGO were reportedly beaten and detained by SPLA soldiers sometime in June. A spokesman for the southern army said they believed one of the beaten staff members was supplying food and medicine to elements of the opposition party. Pending Media
1561 Aug 20 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.814659 68.947602 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO ambulance driver was wounded with small arms fire when passing through an clash between AOG and ANSF. Yes Official Report
2100 Jun 5 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.8 69.083333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A demining team (UN agency partner) was attacked by anti-government elements during a range clearing operation. AGE set fire to seven vehicles and abducted the team leader. Yes Official Report
1828 Sep 16 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 9.258853 29.800177 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by SPLA soldiers and required medical treatment. Another UN staff member was also assaulted, but seems to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
1830 Sep 24 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.98051 69.133384 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by anti-government elements at the INGO demining site. Yes Official Report
2368 Jul 11 2017 South Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.471389 30.415 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) Three contractors for a UN agency were detained by Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) upon their arrival in Pagak after fleeing heavy fighting in Mathiang on July 6th. According to some reports, they are still being held by the group. Yes Focal Point
1832 Sep 25 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.874167 71.152778 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six NGO contractors were abducted by anti-government elements. They were released the following day through the mediation of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
1567 Aug 31 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.858778 31.598305 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by a person suspected to be an SPLA soldier while walking from the Olympic hotel in Juba. Yes Official Report
1040 Aug 21 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 37 66 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 national staff of an INGO killed. Information suggests he was killed by Taliban, due to his involvement in a project for local militia, which is a government project established to empower the local community to look after their own security. Yes Focal Point
1302 May 17 2012 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A national NGO staffer was shot and wounded by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
1305 May 22 2012 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 37.31078 70.36839 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two female international staff of an INGO and two male national staff were kidnapped on the road (where they were on horseback) by anti-government forces. Their two hired guides were also briefly held then released; an additional national staff was held but released in less than 24 hours. UPDATE: International Security Assistance Force rescued all four kidnapped staff on 2 June 2012. Yes Focal Point
1839 Oct 16 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 9.558889 31.652222 Non-state armed group: National Pro-SPLA Shiluk militia One national UN staff member was kidnapped at gunpoint from Malakal airport by eight armed men. Reports made from the organization in August 2015 confirm that the staff member is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
1575 Sep 8 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.361066 68.851885 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO staff members were hospitalized as a result of an AOG-initiated bomb blast accompanying a complex attack close to the NGO office. The NGO office was not the target of the attack. Yes Official Report
1577 Sep 14 2013 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.476697 61.410496 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two national staff members of a demining INGO were kidnapped by AOG while traveling from Islam Qala toward Herat. They were released the following day. Yes Official Report
1578 Sep 13 2013 Philippines 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.908154 122.088461 Non-state armed group: National Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Five local Red Cross volunteers were injured when Nur Misuari-led faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fired a rifle grenade in Barangay Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City. Pending Media
1582 Sep 23 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.884819 61.140623 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was kidnapped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. The driver was released unharmed in the Islam Abad area of Khaki Safed District unharmed, following the intervention of local elders. Yes Official Report
2120 Feb 10 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO security guard was caught in the crossfire when French and ex-Seleka forces began heavy fighting. A stray bullet grazed his head and he received medical attention for his wound. Yes Focal Point
516 Apr 3 2007 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 3 1 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.5 62 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO international (French) staff and 3 national staff (cook, driver and bodyguard) kidnapped by Taliban insurgents in Nimroz province, April 3; he two internationals released April 28 and May 11; 3 nationals released May 27. Archived Archived
1584 Oct 1 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 32.64052 65.570947 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four locally-employed workers (three labourers and a driver) who were subcontracted by a Community Development Council for an NGO-implemented NSP programme were killed after being intercepted by AOG while en route to a stone quarry. Yes Official Report
2919 Apr 3 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 7.3008199 18.2833004 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka Two NGO guards were injured during a raid of the NGO premise in Batangafo by anti-Balaka militants. The perpetrators stole communication equipment, electronics, and cash. Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Yes Focal Point
254 Sep 8 2003 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.5448968 68.4132108 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded when ambushed in Moqor district of Ghazni province on September 8th. The Taliban reportedly orchestrated the attack. Archived Archived
2922 Mar 2 2020 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 14.6370201 43.0550499 Non-state armed group: National Houti Forces One suspected UN agency truck carrying relief supplies reportedly exploded injuring the driver when it struck an IED allegedly planted by pro-Houti Forces on the Durayhimi road, Al Hudayah. Pending ACLED
1060 Jun 18 2010 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7 44 Non-state armed group: National Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Staff member (driver) was shot and injured in a cross fire between rebel Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) fighters and Ethiopian Defence Forces (EDF). Yes Focal Point
1591 Oct 3 2013 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.955277 27.509186 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One NGO staff member was assaulted by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
2394 Mar 25 2018 South Sudan 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.1079 30.964542 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) On March 25th, seven NGO workers were abducted by SPLA-IO opposition forces outside Yei, Central Equatorial. The aid workers were part of a convoy that was delivering supplies to health centers in Kupera, Limuro, Wuji, and Koyoko. Along with their three vehicles, they were all released on April 15th and were reported to be in good health. Yes Official Report
1592 Oct 12 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.105581 70.51334 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An off-duty NGO staff member, along with seven other civilians, was killed when the bazaar was struck by a rocket launched by an armed opposition group. Nine other civilians were injured. Yes Official Report
1593 Oct 13 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.801572 71.216105 Non-state armed group: National Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) A community health worker, who seemed to have ties to Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) fighters, was abducted by members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was abducted with at least three IEA fighters, who were able to escape, but the community health worker was recaptured and killed. He was beaten to death with sticks. Yes Official Report
1859 Nov 25 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.292374 70.574089 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three NGO staff were abducted by opposition forces from their private vehicle as they drove toward Jalalabad. Tribal elders negotiated their release three days later. Yes Official Report
1862 Nov 29 2014 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A Taliban raid on an INGO guest house killed one Afghan staffer and the South African director (along with his two children). The raid came amidst a spate of attacks on internationals in Kabul, and unsubstantiated rumors of Christian missionary activities regarding this INGO. Pending Media
263 Oct 2003 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Non-state armed group: National Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) 1 INGO national staff robbed and assaulted by passing LURD patrol. Archived Archived
2930 Mar 14 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.1389 36.83 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male Red Crescent ambulance driver was reportedly shot and killed when Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) gunmen raided his brothers house in al Atareb city in Aleppo governate. Pending Official Report
7 May 1997 DR Congo 0 0 10 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Non-state armed group: National Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL) 10 NRCS staff first aid workers killed in fighting between Zairean troops and rebels from the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL). Archived Archived
1330 Apr 1 2007 Sri Lanka 0 9 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 8.4594924 81.2309621 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Six national staffers working for an INGO on a post-tsunami construction project were killed and three seriously wounded, when unknown gunmen attacked at Mailampaaveli in Batticaloa district around 7:30PM on 1 April 2007. LTTE and government forces each blamed the other side. Yes Official Report
1865 Dec 11 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Project site 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A German national working for a local NGO was among those killed on a sucide bombing attack on a French school in Kabul. Another internationalstaff member working for an INGO was also wounded in the attack. Yes Media
1332 Nov 10 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 8.98333 79.9 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A local NGO staffer was abducted from a private home by LTTE forces and later killed. Archived Archived
2934 Oct 13 2016 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One ICRC staff member was reportedly killed during clashes between Ex-Seleka militia and MINUSCA forces in Kaga-Bandoro. Pending ACLED
1334 Jul 4 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staff member was stopped and forcibly detained by armed opposition members on his way to his home village. He was released two days later after intervention by village elders, paying a fine, and promising to cease work for the NGO which the opposition group said was not properly "registered" Yes Official Report
1336 Jul 14 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A nurse working for an NGO-run clinic was kidnapped by a dozen armed opposition members on motorcycles and held for three days. He was interrogated to determine whether he had any government affiliation, and when it was determined he did not he was allowed to call his family and village elders for a negotiated release. Yes Official Report
1604 Nov 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.727865 68.867998 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were injured when their NGO vehicle was attacked by anti-government forces. Three other NGO staff were on board, and they were rescued by Afghan Local Police after an attempted kidnapping. Yes Official Report
1871 Jan 7 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.357274 28.582716 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A local driver for an INGO was assaulted by two SPLA soldiers when stopped at a roundabout while driving in Agok. The soldiers, who had stopped behind him in their own vehicle, forced him out of his car. UNISFA soldiers intervened to stop the attack. Pending Archived
1338 Jul 29 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.99529 69.02274 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staffer was wounded in a cross fire between the Afghan National Army and armed opposition. Yes Official Report
810 Feb 17 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.6257334 65.7145053 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An INGO national staffer was shot and killed following threatening letters from armed opposition groups warning residents to cease working for the Afghan government and foreign entities. Yes Official Report
1610 Nov 27 2013 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.881989 64.686842 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six Afghan staff of an INGO were killed and one was wounded when they were attacked by insurgents, who opened fire on them. The aid workers, who were working on different projects, may have been deliberately singled out for attack. Yes Official Report
1612 Dec 1 2013 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 35.071902 62.875252 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff and their driver, while distributing food at a school, were abducted by anti-government extremists. (A third INGO staff member was present but managed to escape.) After community elders intervened, the two INGO staff and the driver were released two days later on December 3. Yes Official Report
2687 Nov 4 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One national INGO staff member while travelling through Paktika province, was kidnapped and subsequently murdered by his captors. Reports indicate the motive is unknown, but the perpetrators are Taliban members. Yes Focal Point
550 Jun 17 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO international (Japanese) staff wounded passing through traffic circle in Kabul when Taliban bombed a police academy bus at Kabul Archived Archived
1347 Sep 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.7 67.116667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An RCIED attached to a bike detonated next to the entrance to the Department of Information and Culture, injuring 7 local civilians (including 1 IO and 1 NGO staff member) Yes Official Report
284 Mar 7 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One Red Crescent national staff member was shot dead in an ambush approximately 3 kilometers from Qalat, March 7. The Taliban has been suspected in this incident. Archived Archived
820 Mar 14 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.2859776 80.7161013 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam 1 UN national staff injured: On Saturday (March 14) a UN aid worker who sustained injuries due to LTTE attacks was rescued by security forces in general area Puthukkudiyirippu. Archived Archived
1351 Sep 24 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 34.95455 70.91427 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local NGO staffer was wounded at home by a stray bullet during a clash between Afghan soldiers and armed opposition forces. Yes Official Report
288 Mar 21 2004 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 0 1 2 Shooting Ambush Road 9.560335 44.069722 Non-state armed group: National Al-Ittihad al-Islami Two INGO (1 Kenyan national, 1 national) staff killed and 1 international (German) staff wounded in ambush in Somaliland at a roadblock outside the capital Hargeisa. Reportedly, members of Al-Ittihad al-Islami opened fire on the team. Archived Archived
1091 Feb 19 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 34.430247 70.448678 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local employee of an INGO was among those killed during a sustained firefight between armed opposition groups and ANP and IMF forces. Several dozen people were killed during the attack at Kabul Bank, where the INGO employee had gone to collect his salary. Yes Official Report
2422 May 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.990837 36.937984 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) Five volunteers from a national NGO were shot and killed when armed assailants raided their compound in Al-Hader, Aleppo. The volunteers were blindfolded before being shot. Four died immediately and one died later in the hospital. Two additional volunteers were wounded (not currently counted here because the information cannot be confirmed via the agency) and two more were able to escape the attack. The assailants also stole equipment. Although the motive for the attack and perpetrators are unknown, a few reports pointed to and loosely insinuated that Hayat Tahrir al-Sham may have been involved because they currently control the area. These reports are currently unsubstantiated. On June 3rd, one volunteer that was hurt in the attack the previous week succumbed to his wounds bringing up the total amount of aid workers killed to six. Yes Media
2957 Sep 2 2019 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Seven INGO international staff members were injured after a large vehicle borne IED exploded outside the Green Village compound in Kabul. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack that killed 16 and wounded over 100. Yes Focal Point
823 Mar 14 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.878 80.70382459 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A UN national staffer kidnapped and forcibly conscripted by LTTE along with 3 dependents (not included). Yes Official Report
1093 Feb 23 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.59382 64.37161 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local employee of an INGO was wounded when he was shot by two members of an armed opposition group riding on motorcycle. The attack is thought to be related to the type of activity the INGO undertakes. Yes Official Report
1354 Oct 9 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.256395 70.787806 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local NGO staff member was injured when a roadside IED detonated near a taxi that two staff members were traveling in. Reports deemed it unlikely that they were targetted, as they were traveling low-profile. Yes Official Report
559 Jul 13 2007 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 32 67.25 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 donor agency national staff killed and 2 national staff injured Friday after suspected Taliban ambushed their convoy Yes Official Report
1358 Oct 14 2012 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.20219 64.864222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four national staffers of an INGO were kidnapped while driving back from a project site. They were held until Oct 21 and interrogated by an armed opposition group, before being released unharmed. Yes Official Report
1627 Dec 16 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One nationally recruited INGO member was injured by a stray bullet when a fight involving the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) erupted. Yes Official Report
2428 Aug 29 2017 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four national male staff members were kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakitika and released over the course of several weeks. An additional staff member from the same organization was also abducted with the group but released less than 24 hours (and therefore not counted here). Yes Focal Point
1360 Oct 18 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Road 34.506988 65.535667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national NGO driver was abducted from his vehicle and held for two days after gunmen failed to identify a targeted staff member for the kidnapping. Yes Official Report
2167 Aug 25 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.664218 64.26615 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One staff member, a private company partner with a UN agency, was killed during airstrikes on a prison run by anti-government militants. The staff member was initially abducted by the militants and held hostage in the prison. Reportedly, Afghan Security forces and civilians were also killed in the attack. The partner was initially kidnapped on August 15th, 2016. Yes Official Report
1101 Apr 19 2011 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.927721 29.788925 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) Two national staff (drivers) of a UN agency went missing after their vehicle was comandeered by SPLA and were forced to drive, carrying SPLA soldiers, into an area of active conflict. Yes Official Report
1897 Jan 31 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.91784 64.775515 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A female international aid worker was released after two weeks in captivity by the Taliban. She was kidnapped during a raid on the aid organization's compound. Yes Media
2702 Sep 10 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One international INGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by Taliban members, due to mistaken identity. The staff member was travelling in Paktika Province when the road ambush occurred. He was released two days later. Yes Focal Point
39 Mar 22 1998 Sierra Leone 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9967363 -10.9495705 Non-state armed group: National Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) 1 ICRC national staff member (and his son) killed during killed in an exchange of fire between ECOMOG and the AFRC/RUF near Segbwema. Archived Archived
833 Apr 4 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 12.05 24.883333 Non-state armed group: National Falcons for the Liberation of Africa 2 INGO international (1 French, 1 Canadian) staff kidnapped. 2 INGO national staff kidnapped and released the same day (not included). The internationals (both female) held for 26 days. The workers were snatched on Saturday night from the group's offices south of South Darfur's capital Nyala and around 100 kilometres (65 miles) from the border with Chad. One of the kidnappers, who refused to give his name, named his group as the "Falcons for the Liberation of Africa", saying it was composed of former rebels and members of Arab tribes in Darfur. He said a French group had been targetted to "send a message to the French government to try the people who kidnapped children from Chad." Archived Archived
1635 Jan 13 2014 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.621777 65.054705 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN-contracted polio doctors were abducted, taken to a desert area, and harshly beaten by anti-government forces. They were released a few hours later. Yes Official Report
43 Apr 15 1998 Somalia 0 0 1 7 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 9 10 2 0 8 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 9 internationals and 1 national working for ICRC/IFRC kidnapped as their aircraft landed in Mogadishu (5 ICRC internationals, 2 IFRC delegates, 1 national RC worker kidnapped along with 2 pilots (labelled here as ICRC)). The victims were a Somali, an American, a South African. Archived Archived
1367 Nov 23 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 34.360598 68.841584 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Five NGO staff and several others were wounded when a small truck rigged with explosives was detonated near government facilities and two NGO compounds. The intended target was reportedly the government facilities and not the aid workers specifically. Yes Official Report
1368 Dec 4 2012 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.186944 66.297222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local staffer employed by the UN on a vaccination team was struck by crossfire between government/international forces and armed opposition while traveling on foot, and later died of his injuries. Yes Official Report
1639 Jan 17 2014 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 34.537071 69.181356 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Two UN international staff were killed in a complex attack (one suicide bomber, two gunmen) at Taverna du Leban Restaurant in Kabul. The Taliban confirmed responsibility for the attack. At least 21 people (13 internationals and eight Afghans) have been reported dead. Yes Official Report
2438 Dec 17 2017 South Sudan 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.461161 25.680587 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) Six aid workers were missing after an ambush on the road between Raga and Deim Zubier. It was reported that they may have been caught up in an attack on SPLA forces by the SPLA-IO. It was later confirmed that they (and their vehicles) were taken by opposition forces and held in Raj for approximately three days before being released. Yes Official Report
1642 Jan 18 2014 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.073333 64.833889 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three members of a UN-contracted demining team were stopped on the road and abducted by anti-government forces. UPDATE: The deminers were released on 5 February after tribal elders intervened. Yes Official Report
310 Jul 30 2004 Iraq 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.0010227 44.3299926 Non-state armed group: National Jaysh al-Mahdi 4 NGO national staff tortured and killed by army of Al Mahdi in Najaf, July 30. Archived Archived
1910 Mar 3 2015 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 32.927129 66.141526 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Five aid workers were shot and killed, weeks after being abducted in Trinkot, Uruzgan province. The kidnapping occurred on March 3rd by armed gunmen allegedly belonging to the Taliban, even though no group has yet claimed the attack. The bodies of the five aid workers were discovered in Chanarto district on April 10th. Yes Media
1912 Apr 18 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.728591 68.868066 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One international INGO worker was kidnapped when stopped at an illegal checkpoint manned by anti-government forces that were posing as Afghan Notional Police officers. Update: the German aid worker, who was abducted by the Taliban, fled from the perpetrators on May 29th. Yes Official Report
54 Aug 1998 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 UN national staff killed while fleeing advancing Taliban forces. Discovered Nov 27. Archived Archived
2717 Mar 12 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 6.514587 21.960187 Non-state armed group: National The Popular Front for the Rebirth of Central African Republic (FPRC) One male national INGO staff member died after being reportedly beaten and tortured by FPRC Fighters southwest of Bria city in Piya District. The staff member and other employees were working on a well project when the rebel fighters approached the project site at 11:00am LT and demanded information about a supposed theft of boots/flashlights and missing rangers. When the group of staff were not able to provide any useful information, the staff member was taken and killed. Yes ACLED
2185 Apr 19 2016 Afghanistan 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.895519 68.763192 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A demining team was attacked by anti-government forces in Kotagay village in Saydabad district. Seven members of the team were abducted. The perpetrators and their motive are unknown. The team was an implementing partner of a UN agency. Yes Official Report
2186 Nov 13 2016 South Sudan 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 19 0 0 1 1 20 17 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 9.280151 29.780241 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) A total of 20 staff members from three separate INGOs were kidnapped and held by the SPLA-IO in Nhialdu, Rubkona, after clashes with government forces. They were made to walk to Jazeera where they were held. The INGO staff members were extracted by the UN on the 16th of November. One Guinean staff member was also reportedly beaten while he was held captive because he was believed to be a Kenyan national. Yes Official Report
2451 Mar 29 2017 Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 25.395724 97.399952 Non-state armed group: National Kachin Independence Army (KIA) One UN contracted off-duty guard was abducted by a KIA battalion that forcibly tried to recruit him into their army. This occurred in the Hparew village which is 16 kilometers west of Mytikyina. UNDSS and the local KLA liaison officer were involved in securing his release, which occurred on April 1st, 2017. Yes Focal Point
2187 Nov 23 2016 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.183333 64.616667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN contracted staff members were abducted from two vehicles when they were stopped and diverted in the Barkhol area of Shahrak District by anti-government elements (AGE). The drivers and the vehicles were released; the staff members are still missing. Yes Official Report
2191 Dec 2 2016 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.995395 30.547485 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) An ambulance that was driving on the Yei-Lasu road through Lunguru was tailed by an SPLA patrol, which resulted in both the SPLA and the ambulance being shot at by anti-government forces. Reports state that the SPLA soldiers were killed in the attack. The driver of the NGO ambulance was shot in the leg and one of the NGO staff members was kidnapped in the attack. Yes Official Report
1386 Jan 16 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 34.525896 69.17015 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO employees were injured by a vehicle-borne IED detonated by the driver in a suicide attack on an NDS facility. A total of 27 civilians were injured in the blast, including the aid workers. Yes Official Report
1657 Mar 8 2014 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.410238 20.651292 Non-state armed group: National Seleka One ICRC staff member was killed during a clash between French troops and Seleka rebels. Three other ICRC staff were present but were unhurt. Yes Official Report
591 Jan 14 2008 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 donor agency international staff killed in Taliban bombing of Serena Hotel. Archived Archived
1662 Mar 20 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.640653 61.987215 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO employee working for a health clinic was abducted by anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
1665 Mar 26 2014 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.102489 66.920229 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three UN-contracted deminers, while traveling in a private vehicle, were abducted at gunpoint by anti-government elements. UPDATE: All three were freed unharmed on 31 March in Shinkay District. Yes Official Report
1396 Feb 13 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 34.786227 70.47759 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national NGO ambulance driver was hit and seriously wounded by small arms fire during an attack by opposition forces on an Afghan Army convoy Yes Official Report
2466 Apr 18 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9651 31.9574 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One national staff member working for an INGO was shot and killed by government troops in the course of an offensive on the community. Yes Focal Point
2467 Jul 14 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 34.473946 67.349694 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One UN driver was abducted north of Dahwali, Afghanistan, in AGE controlled territory. He was released three days later on July 16th after the intervention of local elders. Yes Focal Point
1938 Nov 19 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Police killed four Taliban suicide bombers during an attack on the Green Village, a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul. While the AGE did not reach their intended target (inside the compound), the force of the blast at the heavy guarded gate of the compound wounded one INGO staff worker. Yes Focal Point
76 Jun 1999 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Non-state armed group: National Interahamwe 1 UN national staff injured when vehicle shot at by the suspected militant Hutu group Interahamwe. Archived Archived
1138 Jul 4 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.59744 69.22592 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One deminer of a demining NGO was injured while working on mine clearance in the area, when armed opposition group members attacked a convoy of international military forces with small arms fire. Yes Official Report
1940 Jun 2 2015 Afghanistan 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 8 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 32.150833 69.722222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Nine national staff members of an INGO were shot and killed in the early hours of June 2 by unknown assailants who stormed their housing complex in Zare (Balkh province). According to early news reports, two of the fatalities were guards protecting the housing complex, two were drivers for the organization and five were aid workers. The INGO has suspended activities in the country as a result of the attack. Yes Media
78 Jun 1999 Angola 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site -9.1842148 13.9624111 Non-state armed group: National National Union for the Total Independence of Angola 2 INGO national staff killed and 2 wounded when ambushed by armed men wearing UNITA uniforms during polio eradication campaign in Barraca, Bengo Province. Archived Archived
1942 May 3 2015 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Project site 32.623739 65.456432 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three INGO staff members were killed when ambushed by AGE while inspecting a project site. Yes Official Report
81 Aug 4 1999 Sierra Leone 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.6400349 -11.8400269 Non-state armed group: National Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) 2 UN international staff among 33 from UN group kidnapped by AFRC faction Aug 4 and released Aug 11. Archived Archived
2476 May 2 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.391389 64.299722 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A truck contracted by a UN agency partner was transporting commodities and was stopped by armed Anti Government Elements in Khalaj. The driver was held hostage for several days and released on May 12th. Yes Focal Point
2477 Jun 15 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.316667 68.45 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One UN agency and one NGO staff member that were working together on a monitoring mission were abducted by the local Taliban group. They were taken and held in Andar district in Ghazni province. They were interviewed by the provincial council and then one of the staff members was brought back to Waghaz and released on June 17th. The other had escaped earlier that day. Yes Focal Point
1409 Apr 6 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 32.105109 66.914374 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A US Government representative, delivering in-kind aid for a reconstruction project, was killed when a suicide bomber detonated the vehicle-borne explosive near her convoy on the road. Pending Media
2479 Oct 28 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.307049 62.136421 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One UN agency contracted commercial truck carrying relief items was stopped and diverted by AGE in Shindad district of Herat province. Reportedly the truck driver and the truck was taken to the AGEs stronghold but the driver and the truck were later released on November 18th. Yes Focal Point
1682 Apr 13 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 8.997438 28.308152 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by an SPLA officer in Wunrock. The staff sustained serious injuries and was taken to a clinic, where the perpetrator threatened the doctor not to treat the victim. Yes Official Report
1949 Jul 6 2014 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 33.55 68.416667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One UN partner was kidnapped by anti-government elements while monitoring a program in Isfandeh village, Ghazni city. He was released on 9th July 2014 after tribal leaders were involved in the negotiations for his release. Yes Focal Point
880 Aug 29 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 INGO national staff killed when their vehicle was caught in crossfire between Taliban and militias. Archived Media
882 Oct 5 2009 Pakistan 9 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 8 1 0 0 1 9 3 2 4 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 33.729388 73.093146 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four UN national staff and 1 UN international (Iraqi) staff killed and 4 UN national staff seriously injured in Taliban suicide attack on offices. Archived Media
1686 Jun 7 2013 South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 9.939815 33.809694 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) Three INGO staff members were tied up and beaten by drunk SPLA members for refusing to pay a bribe. Yes Focal Point
884 Oct 28 2009 Afghanistan 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 12 12 1 2 9 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Liberian, 1 Ethiopian) staff killed and 9 UN international staff wounded in a Taliban suicide bomber attack on a guest house in Kabul. Yes Official Report
1687 Jul 4 2013 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.766534 20.683388 Non-state armed group: National Seleka One INGO staff member was beaten by Seleka members at a checkpoint. Yes Focal Point
1954 May 5 2014 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 33.176237 68.095446 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two UN-contracted truck drivers were kidnapped while off-loading provisions from their truck by anti-government elements (AGE). AGE elements assaulted the truck drivers and forced them to reload the truck before taking the trucks and drivers to an unknown location. The drivers were released with the trucks (but not the commodities) after three days of negotiations with community leaders. Yes Focal Point
2485 Jul 4 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Project site 34.171831 70.621679 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A number of staff members from an assessment team (and a local partner to an INGO) were parked outside of a school in the Surkroad district of Nangarhar province. An AOG fired at them, killing one of the national staff members and seriously injuring another. According to a report, there was a change of command within the AOG, which could have contributed to the attack occurring. Yes Focal Point
1417 Apr 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.275146 69.880273 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO national staff member went missing whilst travelling along the Hisarak-Azra road, and presumed kidnapped. UPDATE: The aid worker was released unharmed on 18 May. Yes Official Report
1956 Dec 18 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A national male staff member for an INGO was ambushed by the Taliban while driving aid supplies. He was released on the 27th December 2014. Yes Focal Point
1957 Nov 17 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A male staff member of an INGO was abducted and murdered by Taliban members who attacked him with machetes and axes. Yes Focal Point
3023 Jun 22 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 36.311111 36.686389 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One international NGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by the group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) near the Atmeh refugee camp in northern Idlib. Media reports outline 15 perpetrators raided a house he was in, detained him, and took him from there. The staff member was released on July 16, 2020.  Pending Media
1160 May 25 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Road 9.1060108 26.8461846 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One national INGO staff was badly beaten and treated for head injuries when four INGO staff were stopped by SPLA at a checkpoint. The staff members were brought to the military barracks and one was badly beaten. Yes Official Report
1698 Apr 26 2014 Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Raid Project site 7.099979 16.933402 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Three INGO staff members were killed by armed ex-Seleka members during a meeting with community leaders to discuss medical care and access. The ex-Seleka proceeded to rob the office. Fifteen other individuals, all local chiefs, were killed as well. Yes Official Report
1964 Apr 1 2015 South Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 10.38248 32.2563 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN contracted truck was commandeered by the SPLA in Khor Adar with demands to transport troops to Akoka. The location of the truck, two staff members and a contracted driver is unknown, but they were on-route to a relief distribution site in Melut with supplies when intercommunal fighting occurred along the road. Update (August 24, 2015): The organization made a statement confirming that the staff members have been presumed dead. Yes Official Report
2231 Feb 9 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.41024 32.574038 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A contractor for a UN agency was shot and killed by SPLA soldiers at a checkpoint in Torit. The circumstances that culminated in the shooting are unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
1428 May 13 2013 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.320271 67.483171 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members were affected when an Afghan civilian was allegedly targeted in an ambush on the vehicle they were all in. Yes Official Report
367 May 2005 Nepal 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 28 84 Non-state armed group: National Maoist rebel group (name unknown) 1 UN national staff and 1 NGO national staff beaten by Maoist rebels. Yes Focal Point
1433 May 24 2013 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 4 0 1 3 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.527581 69.16714 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An IO building in Kabul was attacked with a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and armed gunmen, resulting in the death of one staff member and injuries to three more staff. Foreign staff seemed to have been specifically targeted. Yes Official Report
1704 Apr 30 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 35.212132 71.522377 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A vaccinator was killed by an IED. Further details are unavailable. Yes Official Report
3035 Jul 9 2020 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 4.2408 9.2634 Non-state armed group: National Amazonia seperatists One INGO national staff member was kidnapped in the town of Banga Bakundu, Southwest region, by suspected seperatists of the self-declared Amazonia region. The staff member was later reported as dead to the organization by the perpetrators.  Pending Official Report
1705 May 1 2014 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 4.361538 18.555595 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka A UNHCR driver, on a personal visit to PK12 in BANGUI, was abducted by armed elements believed to belong to an Anti-Balaka faction. His body was later found in PK16. Yes Official Report
1435 May 27 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Public location 36.142298 65.35696 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO staff member, who also served as headmaster of a local boys' school, was killed by an armed opposition group near his home after arranging a meeting with the group. There are indications this killling was not related to his affiliation with an INGO. Yes Official Report
373 Jun 1 2005 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 31.39686 67.08582 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 2 1NGO national staff killed and 5 national staff injured from the by insurgent bomb attack on bridge on the Kandahar-Herat highway, June 1. Archived Archived
1174 Oct 21 2011 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A national staff member of an INGO and his driver were stopped and detained by Taliban forces while on the main road in Day Mirdad. Both were released on 24 October after organized community intervention and negotiations. Yes Official Report
909 Feb 18 2010 Pakistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 28 66 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 4 INGO national staff including one driver kidnapped after their vehicle was stopped on the road by armed men. 1 INGO national staff driver reported killed 15 June by Taliban after not receiving ransom. Three remaining staff released on 14 July. Pending Media
1175 Oct 30 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three staffers of a national NGO (2 engineers and a driver) were hijacked on 30 October by an armed opposition group. The driver was released alive, but the bodies of the other two staff members were found on 12 November near Qasaba Qala village of Khawaja Namusa area (Pashtun Kot District). Yes Official Report
1439 May 29 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.430247 70.448678 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two suicide bombers detonated explosives at the International Committee of the Red Cross compound, killing one security guard and injuring three staff members. Following the attack, the ICRC closed their sub delegation in Jalalabad and temporarily stopped all staff movements in the country. Yes Official Report
1977 May 21 2015 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 16.247142 -0.005494 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Clashes between anti-government armed groups resulted in the death of one INGO staff member and a number of civilians (not counted). Yes Official Report
3041 Jul 10 2020 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.358056 42.545278 Non-state armed group: National Al Shabaab One UN agency contractor was injured after a suspected Al Shabaab militant threw a grenade into a restaurant in Sinnay Junction of Farjano village, Lower Juba. The contractor was treated at the local hospital for a laceration and a fragment injury. A child was also killed in the incident and 3 civilians seriously injured (not counted here). Pending Official Report
1978 May 10 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.598206 64.763659 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO vehicle was stopped at an illegal checkpoint in the Ibrahim Abad area of Pashtun Kot district. One NGO staff member was abducted, one security escort was killed. Yes Official Report
911 Mar 10 2010 Pakistan 0 12 0 0 0 0 8 4 0 12 0 0 0 0 12 5 2 5 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.5 72 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 7 INGO national staff killed and 5 INGO national staff injured when militants stormed their office in the Mansehra district opened fire and detonated a bomb. It is believed the attack was made by Muslims, who often target Christian organizations in Pakistan, but an attack to retaliate against an increase in drone attacks on the Taliban in the northwest region has not been ruled out. 1 of the victims killed died 5 days later as a result of injuries. Pending Media
1979 Apr 29 2015 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.953692 64.911089 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members and their driver were abducted by gunmen in Pashtun Kot district along the Maimana-Bilichiragh highway. Yes Official Report
646 Oct 28 2008 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Project site 1.658501 29.220455 Non-state armed group: National National Congress for the Defence of the People 1 INGO national staff 'magasinier' (warehouse manager) killed when Goma was almost taken by the CNDP, Oct 28. Archived Archived
912 Mar 13 2010 Pakistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Body-borne IED Ambush Road 34.5 72 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 3 NGO national staff killed in a suicide bomb explosion at a checkpoint. Up to 13 others killed and 53 injured. Local Taliban claimed responsibility. Pending Media
1442 Jun 10 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.274566 63.11168 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three national NGO staff members were kidnapped while in transit. UPDATE: 18 June all the three abductees were released unharmed in Seyah Sang area of Pashtun Zarghun, following the negotiations held by the community elders. Yes Official Report
3045 May 14 2020 Turkey 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Project site 38.658333 43.989444 Non-state armed group: National Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Two aid workers were reportedly killed while delivering aid amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Ozlap district of Van province. Media reports indicate Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants attacked the community as they received aid.  Pending Media
1182 Nov 22 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.10575 69.47342 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One local NGO staffer was killed and two wounded when a single 107mm rocket fired from the East of the DAC area impacted a Kamaz truck used by the demining NGO. The vehicle was parked inside the compound of the Department of Agriculture where the de-miners are accommodated over-night. An NGO driver sleeping in the Kamaz was killed on the spot while an additional two de-miners sustained injuries due to the glass debris propelled by the blast. The IEA claimed the attack implying that the DAC was the intended target. Yes Official Report
2250 Jul 8 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 4.859363 31.57125 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) On INGO driver was shot in the foot during a crossfire incident at a checkpoint in Juba. He was hospitalized as a result of his injury. Yes Focal Point
121 Jul 26 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Non-state armed group: National Osman Atto Militia 2 INGO international staff kidnapped and held for two months by Osman Atto's militia. Yes Official Report
2516 Aug 11 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 9.53082 31.65955 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded in Malakal on August 11th. The staff member was initially treated at an INGO clinic in Malakal before being evacuated to Juba for surgery. Allegedly, the shooter was an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
918 Apr 11 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 national RC national staff kidnapped by Taliban; released 2 days later. Pending Media
1987 Jun 28 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.6 69.216944 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national INGO staff member was kidnapped by AGE in the Momen Khel area of Paktia province and subsequently killed. His remains were found on June 30th in Gardez district. Yes Official Report
3052 Mar 10 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.1389 36.83 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male ambulance driver with the Qatar Red Crescent was shot and killed in his home when it was raided by HTS armed elements to arrest the aid workers brother.  Pending Official Report
2521 Sep 12 2018 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location Non-state armed group: National Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLA/AW) One national INGO staff member was assaulted at Daya village in Golo area. The staff member was admitted to Golo hospital for treatment. The assailants were reportedly part of the SLA/AW. Further information about the reason behind this attack is not available at this time. Yes Official Report
2791 Oct 26 2019 Central African Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.937858 23.810462 Non-state armed group: National Unite pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC) 4 national NGO staff members were reportedly abducted by perpetrators from the non-state armed group Unite pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC). The NGO team was transporting medical supplies from Bangassou to Djema, when they were ambushed near Barawa-Dembia, 165 km northwest of Rafai. The armed perpetrators also looted and burned the NGO vehicles. Yes Official Report
1189 Dec 24 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.55861 62.13604 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A nurse working for a local NGO was ambushed and kidnapped by an armed group while driving in a private vehicle from Khaki Safed to Farah City. The perpetrators physically abused the victim and accused him of cooperating with the government of Afghanistan. He was released 24 hours later after intervention by local elders. Yes Official Report
1192 Jan 5 2012 Pakistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An international staff doctor working for ICRC was kidnapped while returning to the office after visiting a physical rehabilitation centre in Quetta. Armed men abducted him when he reached the front of his office and took him at gunpoint with them in their own vehicle. Kidnappers left the driver unharmed near the organisations office. The international staff doctor was found dead in April 2012. Yes Media
3057 Mar 9 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 36.46744 36.88608 Non-state armed group: National Armed Opposition One male national NGO staff member was kidnapped by armed opposition NSAG while working in Trinda village, Afrin. His whereabouts is unknown.  Pending Official Report
1459 Jul 4 2013 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 12.049767 24.883365 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO national workers were killed and one was in critical condition after a grenade exploded in their office during fighting in Nyala between Government troops and rebels. Yes Official Report
1730 May 6 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.272271 70.073967 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO ambulance driver was abducted when the vehicle was hijacked by anti-government elements at an illegal checkpoint. Yes Official Report
930 Apr 15 2010 Afghanistan 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.75 69 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 5 UN national staff kidnapped from their vehicle while en route from visiting a project site. Police say they are being held by the Taliban. Yes Official Report
1731 May 10 2014 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 36.130319 66.470093 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One national INGO staffer was killed and another wounded when anti-government elements attacked and shot at their vehicle. Yes Official Report
397 Oct 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 8 0 0 0 5 3 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Shooting Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 5 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded when shot by Taliban insurgents while driving towards Kandahar. Archived Archived
1732 May 13 2014 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.106175 66.906552 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two UN-contracted deminers were injured when a VBIED was remotely detonated against the Afghan National Police. Yes Official Report
398 Oct 20 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded in Faryab by suspected Taliban guerrillas, Oct 20. Archived Archived
140 Mar 8 2001 Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: National Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLA/AW) Two INGO international (Kenyan) and 2 national staff kidnapped when armed rebels attacked village, March 8. The perpetrators were reportedly from the Sudan Liberation Movement, although this was not confirmed. Archived Archived
2807 Oct 24 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Raid Project site 34.5742 64.9436 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One female health worker for a national NGO was killed by Taliban militants in Shahr-e- Naw village, Yarfolad Area, of Chaghcharan district, Ghor at 2:00pm. One other female staff member was wounded, and taken to the provincial hospital of Chaghcharan where she succumbed to her injuries. Yes Focal Point
2272 Sep 29 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.894073 32.109307 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) One national INGO staff member was held by SPLA-IO forces for over 24 hours in Kodok, South Sudan. They were later released and had not been harmed. Yes Focal Point
2543 Nov 24 2018 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Raid Project site 7.299303 15.528852 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO local staff members were kidnapped in Gbama village, Haute-Kotto prefecture. Reports say that they were abducted by anti-Balaka fighters as they were providing vaccinations to children in the village. The aid workers were also tortured. They were released on 03/12. Yes Official Report
1480 Feb 13 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One national staff member, participating in a teacher training program, was killed by the Taliban while traveling to his home from Grishk-bazaar. Yes Focal Point
415 Dec 2005 Colombia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Non-state armed group: National Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia 2 INGO national staff detained and held by FARC overnight. Archived Archived
2018 Oct 24 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.06573 69.502289 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A staff member and a driver from a local NGO was abducted by anti-government elements. They were released unharmed on October 28th after mediation by community elders. Yes Official Report
1756 May 15 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.688566 64.293656 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One NGO member was abducted by unknown armed men, believed to be anti-government elements. One government worker was also abducted. Both individuals were later released on 18 May 2014 after the intervention of community elders. Yes Official Report
420 Feb 2006 Colombia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.4417924 -73.0492505 Non-state armed group: National National Liberation Army 2 INGO international (1 British, 1 Dutch) staff kidnapped by ELN in the Norte de Santander, with demands that the govt turn over the body of leader Wildemar Castro. Treated well and released unharmed. Archived Archived
1757 May 16 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.011518 69.431056 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One local deminer working for an INGO was kidnapped and killed by anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
2292 Feb 24 2016 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.513282 69.181348 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two contracted partners of a UN agency were wounded when anti-government elements (AGE) shot at their vehicle in Loy Shor after trying to stop it from returning to the agency's office. The driver was able to avoid stopping but he and the passenger were both wounded when the opened fire. They were able to make it to an Afghanistan National Army checkpoint and were transported to the hospital for treatment. Both survived the attack. Yes Focal Point
2028 Sep 21 2015 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.022785 66.421776 Non-state armed group: National Unknown The remains of two local INGO employees were found in Maydan, Sayabad district. They were abducted by anti-government elements on September 21st. Yes Official Report
2030 Dec 1 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One international staff member working for ICRC was abducted at gunpoint in Sana'a. Another ICRC staff member was also abducted but released a few hours later (not counted here because it was under 24 hours). It was reported that she was released in October 2016 after being captive for ten months. Yes Official Report
2034 Dec 19 2015 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.98815 68.63529 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two national INGO demining staff were killed when ambushed by anti-government forces. Reports suggest that the intended targets of the attack were ANSF. Yes Official Report
1769 Jun 10 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 11 0 0 0 8 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 11 11 0 0 Unknown Unknown Project site 34.271643 69.293706 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Eight NGO deminers were killed and three others injured when anti-government elements attacked a minefield. Yes Official Report
2301 Jun 26 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 4.73357 22.827648 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka One male Red Cross volunteer was killed in Bangassou by an armed group while he was in the organization's compound in an area that is a base for an anti-Balaka affiliated group. There is no further information about this attack. Yes Official Report
1770 Jun 11 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.848675 61.877106 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One driver transporting water for an NGO project was abducted by five anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
3079 Jul 5 2020 Yemen 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.695 43.5975 Non-state armed group: National Houti Forces Two UN agency national staff members were reportedly kidnapped in Hajjah by Houti rebel forces. Further information on their whereabouts is unknown at this time. Pending Media
2306 Jul 18 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Popular Front for the Central African Renaissance One national staff member of an INGO was killed by fighters from the Popular Front for the Central African Renaissance which is an ex-Seleka faction. There are no other details about this incident at this time. Yes Official Report
2576 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.79209 44.294258 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One male and one female national humanitarian workers were reportedly shot and killed by a Houthi sniper while delivering aid in the Abar area east of the city of Taiz. Yes Media
1238 Feb 21 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.221192 71.049777 Non-state armed group: National Taliban An INGO driver was abducted by the Taliban along with two patients. The patients were released after an hour, and the driver was released after 2 hours. About 15 minutes down the road the driver was abducted again by another group of Taliban and was held until 2100hrs on 22 Feb. Yes Focal Point
975 Jul 7 2010 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.53622 64.15271 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four local staff of an INGO were kidnapped by unknown armed men while they were on the way from Marja District to Lashkar Gah City. The abductors demanded a ransom for their safe release. Two were killed, two were freed on August 17 when NATO and Afghan army forces discovered and attacked a Taliban prison Yes Official Report
1241 Feb 28 2011 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.67818 66.80325 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Three drivers of UN contracted trucks were abducted by Taliban fighters who looted the food, and burnt the trucks Yes Focal Point
976 Jul 10 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 36.83763 66.63932 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 1 INGO national staff riding on a motorcycle was wounded by two unknown armed men, believed to be ACGs. They stopped the staffer who was en route to visit program recipients. The armed men beat the staff member and he attempted to escape; subsequently, the perpetrators shot and injured him. Yes Official Report
977 Jul 7 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 34.41712 70.44959 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when AOG fired six mortars towards JAF. At least two projectiles impacted in a residential area west of JAF, killing the INGO national staff member in his residence and injuring two civilians (not counted). Yes Official Report
983 Aug 5 2010 Afghanistan 0 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 0 0 8 10 0 0 10 Unknown Ambush Public location 36.75 72 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 10 INGO staff (2 nationals, 8 internationals: 6 US, 1 Briton, 1 German) executed by Taliban gunmen while on trek through forest. Yes Official Report
1780 Nov 7 2013 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.362361 18.554524 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka An INGO-contracted driver, while driving from a program site to a hotel parking lot, was shot and killed by most likely ex-Seleka soldiers. There may have been an ethnic/religious component to the attack. Yes Focal Point
2314 Sep 4 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO staff member is in critical condition after being stabbed by a person reportedly affiliated with the ex-Seleka faction, the Popular Front for the Central African Renaissance. The incident took place in front of a hospital in Bria and the motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
2050 Jan 27 2016 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.829949 31.829949 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A UN implementing partner was attacked by anti-government elements in Nahr Sarraj district near Greshk town. Four team members were killed and one was kidnapped and later released with the aid of the local community leaders. Yes Official Report
2586 Feb 28 2019 Somalia 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.76956 42.06527 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 6 national aid workers have reportedly been kidnapped in the Gedo region of Somalia. Initial reports indicate around 10 people were taken, but some managed to escape and alert authorities. Although no group has officially taken responsibility, Al Shabaab is being blamed. Yes Media
987 Jul 4 2010 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Unknown 36.13068 68.70829 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO national staff kidnapped during ambush by Taliban gunmen. Released on 14 July after the intervention of elders and ransom payments by victims' families. Yes Official Report
1249 May 4 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.5448968 68.4132108 Non-state armed group: National Taliban An INGO ambulance driver was abducted by Taliban, released unharmed six days later. Yes Focal Point
1784 Jul 10 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 7 0 0 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Unknown Unknown Project site 34.653915 61.201502 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six deminers were killed and one wounded when anti-government elements attacked the demining operation site. One person is also missing. Yes Official Report
989 Jul 11 2010 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.94458 68.71512 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 3 INGO national staffers kidnapped by armed opposition forces who searched their vehicle "for material relating them to GOA, ANSF or NGOs." Held for 6 days, then released "unharmed due to the staff members Yes Official Report
1785 Jun 11 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.965478 38.979869 Non-state armed group: National Al-Nusra Front One UN-contracted driver was stopped and detained for five days by Al Nosrah Front. Yes Focal Point
2319 Sep 7 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 7.311512 18.31172 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO aid worker was killed in Bogidi when gunmen with possible associations to the ex-Seleka faction raided the organization's distribution site. The victim and two other INGO aid workers were told to follow the perpetrators to the authorities. Sometime during the transfer, they singled out the temporary worker (hired for the day) and drove away with him. He was later killed for reasons that remain unclear. The two other staff members in the car were released. Yes Official Report
990 Jul 14 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.6257334 65.7145053 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 4 national NGO workers kidnapped by anti-government elements. Released four days later after community mediation Yes Official Report
1786 Jun 11 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.014272 40.447052 Non-state armed group: National Al-Nusra Front Two UN-contracted drivers were stopped and detained by Al Nosrah Front. Yes Focal Point
2055 Dec 30 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.953692 64.911089 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staff member and driver were abducted by armed anti-government elements (AGE) while traveling towards Maimana city with supplies. Yes Official Report
991 Jul 15 2010 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Pashtun and Uzbek anti-government forces Two INGO staff members were kidnapped by Pashtun and Uzbek anti-government forces while on the road in Qara Shekhi Village. One released on 28 July, and the other on 31 July, following intervention by local elders. Yes Official Report
2321 Sep 9 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 9.88942 32.718138 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) In an act of revenge, an SPLA soldier escaped from detention and opened fire at a housing complex for SPLA officers, killing one soldier and one INGO national staff member. He had been incarcerated by his commanding officer since September 8th (reasons unknown). The soldier fled after the shooting and has not been apprehended. . Yes Official Report
1254 Jul 10 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.3 70.833333 Non-state armed group: National Unknown INGO driver was caught up in some fighting between ISAF and AOG. An AOG fired rocket impacted near the vehicle and he was wounded in the leg and hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
2594 Apr 18 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.306617 30.029697 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) One INGO male staff member sustained a gunshot wound during clashes between government troops and SPLA opposition fighters in Nimni, Guit county. The aid worker was in the wrong place at the wrong time and was not targeted for being an aid worker. Yes Focal Point
2858 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 36.2849665 36.8519377 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male national INGO staff was killed and two others wounded when an armed group affiliated with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) stormed the INGO supported hospital and began shooting randomly. Focal Point reports indicate, clashes erupted between armed factions near Daret Izza town in Aleppo Governate, and the hospital was hit with shelling and small arms fire. Some staff were evacuated, but others were not able to leading to the injuries and death. Yes Focal Point
195 Oct 21 2002 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) 1 INGO staff member held and beaten by SPLA, Oct 21. Archived Archived
1793 Jul 15 2014 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.357798 62.348836 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four INGO national staff members returning from a project visit were abducted by anti-government elements at an illegal checkpoint. UPDATE: two of the four INGO national staff members were released on 20 July and 21 July 2014; the other two remain unaccounted for. Yes Official Report
999 Aug 28 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 5 local NGO staff - 4 female aid workers and their driver - were abducted by unknown gunmen. The AOGs held the group in various locations until they were released on 9 September from Langar Village of Almar District. Pending Media
2863 Jun 1 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 31.0261488 62.4504154 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for several days by the Taliban in Nimroz province. The staff member was on leave in his home village when he was abducted, but he was able to convince the perpetrators he was a student, not an aid worker, leading to his release. Yes Focal Point
3106 Nov 8 2020 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka One INGO national staff member was stabbed in the hand during an attempted kidnapping at his home in Batangafo. Reports indicate Anti-Balaka militants broke into the aid worker's home and tried to abduct him, but were unsuccessful. He was treated at the local hospital and is in stable condition.  Pending Official Report
1531 Oct 22 2012 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.377474 63.164658 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four drivers of commercial trucks carrying INGO food items were abducted by AOG while on the road; two managed to get free a few hours later, and the remaining two were released the following evening. Yes Official Report
1798 Jul 24 2014 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.341944 62.203056 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two international aid workers, while in a taxi on the way to their office, were killed by gunmen on a motorcycle. Yes Media
1005 Aug 29 2010 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.41667 64.75 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 4 national INGO staff abducted and held until Sept 18. Yes Official Report
1799 Jul 25 2014 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.5225 65.251667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members were killed by anti-government elements. Civilians and Afghan government and military personnel were also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
3109 Oct 20 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 35.613889 36.561111 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One NGO staff member was reportedly taken by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) in Kafranbel city, Idlib. His whereabouts are currently unknown Pending Official Report
1009 Oct 9 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.1081 68.4936 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 1 national employee of an INGO was among those killed during an operation between international forces with Afghan forces against a shadow govt and armed opposition groups. Yes Official Report
1537 Jul 31 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.038489 66.721209 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO staff member was killed when the car he was traveling in was stopped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. Four others were in the car (not staff members); three of them were also killed but one was released to report the incident. There is no indication that the incident was related to his work. Yes Official Report
2075 Jan 17 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.181962 32.356095 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A number of civilians were attacked by SPLA soldiers that had deserted. Four were killed in the violence, including a locally contracted guard for an INGO. Yes Official Report
1014 Oct 25 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national staff member of a demining NGO was shot and wounded. The same organization had been approached by persons claiming to be AOG several weeks ago and told to cease operations in the area. Yes Official Report
1015 Oct 26 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.1605257 64.9201949 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An armed opposition group hijacked an NGO vehicle while staff were on their way back from a project and abducted 3 staff members. A few hours later, the group released unharmed one of the NGO staff who was from local area. The remaining 2 individuals (an engineer and a driver) were taken by the group; the next day, one of the abducted NGO staff managed to escape; the armed groups attempted to take him back but the community interfered (there are reports that a brief fire fight ensued between the AOG and the locals). Three days later, on 30 October, due to the negotiation and support of local elders the last NGO staff was released unharmed. (Note: only 1 individual was confirmed as abducted for more than 24 hrs.) There are indications that the motive for this hijacking and abduction was financial. Yes Official Report
1809 Aug 16 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.211003 69.097956 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three local employees of a demining NGO were abducted by anti-government elements. The vehicles have been recovered, but no information concerning the abductees. Yes Official Report
2880 Mar 14 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.9197738 65.2909179 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO security guard at a healthy facility in Char Sada, was killed when clashes between the Taliban and the Afghan National Army (ANA) erupted in the area around the project site. Yes Focal Point
2881 Jul 6 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1 64.2667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO staff member was shot and killed by Taliban perpetrators on the road as he was travelling to the local health centre. Yes Focal Point
1278 Mar 3 2011 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 16.308528 43.403557 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A UN national staff member was struck and injured by a stray bullet in crossfire between Al-Houthi and Mujalli militias in Sa'da (Yemen). Yes Focal Point
2085 Apr 28 2016 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.500759 69.851369 Non-state armed group: National Taliban An international female NGO worker was abducted while traveling on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway. Update: A statement made by the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, on August 29th, confirms that the aid worker was freed in August, four months after her kidnapping. Although the Minister did not provide further details, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security mentioned in the media that the aid worker was freed as a result of a special operation. Yes Media
2348 Jan 25 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.489911 29.012146 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN agency contracted driver was shot on Kuajok-Mayom road. The vehicle was part of a convoy and was reportedly stopped by SPLA soldiers between Ajakuac and Abiemnom. The soldiers demanded a lift and were refused which prompted one of the soldiers to fire his weapon and wound the driver's assistant. The soldier was later arrested and the contractor was taken to a clinic for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2882 Oct 10 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1244 66.5288 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO staff member was shot and killed when the ambulance he was in to accompany a patient was ambushed by Taliban perpetrators near Bayencha village between Dualiana district and Chaghcharan district. Yes Focal Point
2086 May 3 2016 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.775809 20.485489 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) Three INGO truck drivers were intercepted by gunpoint on Bambu-Kirima road in Katora village and kidnapped. They were freed on Friday, May 6th. Yes Official Report
2087 Apr 25 2016 Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 23.810332 90.412518 Non-state armed group: Regional Ansar al-Islam A national staff member was hacked to death with machetes when assailants broke into his apartment. This was a targeted attack that was later claimed by Ansar al-Islam. A friend (not counted in the AWSD) that was with the victim at the time was also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
1819 Aug 31 2014 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.012818 29.356943 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) Two national INGO doctors were abducted by individuals suspected to be part of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They were released the following day after family members reportedly paid a ransom. Yes Official Report
2889 Feb 2 2020 Somalia 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 3.928611 41.876111 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Three NGO aid workers, 2 women medical professionals and their driver, were kidnapped while distributing medical supplies in Banaaney village, approximately 7 km outside of Belet-Hawa, Gedo. Media reports suspect Al Shabaab due to their strong prevalence in the area. The whereabouts of the three staff members is currently unknown. Pending ACLED
2365 Mar 1 2018 Nigeria 4 2 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 4 Complex attack Raid Project site 12.270081 14.463596 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Boko Haram fighters raided the north-eastern town of Rann, home to a camp housing 55,000 internally displaced persons. Armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades the insurgent group attacked the military post guarding the camp. Initial reports state that 3 aid workers contracted by the UN (from two different agencies), all Nigerian nationals, were killed in the attack. One nurse, a third party contractor to a UN agency, was kidnapped. Two midwives, both female aid workers and supported by an INGO, were also kidnapped by the militant group. Other unconfirmed reports suggest that there may have been more abductions. This incident will be updated when more information becomes available. Updates: 1. (Kidnapped/killed - Monday, September 17th, 2018) One of the kidnapped midwives was killed on or around September 17th. The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria called the act, "cowardly, heinous and despicable." She was killed by Boko Haram while she was held captive. 2. (Kidnapped/killed) - On October 16th, 2018 the ICRC confirmed that another female healthcare worker (midwife) that had been kidnapped by Boko Haram in March was executed by the group. She was 24 years old. Yes Media
2103 Jun 25 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Ambush Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One INGO staff member was killed as a result of a Al Shaabab attack on the Naso Hablod hotel in Mogadishu. The staff member was standing across the street when the initial blast from the VBIED occurred at the entrance to the hotel. He died as a result of his injuries as did 14 other people. Twenty-five civilians were also injured in the attack. Yes Media
2367 Jan 4 2017 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab At least one guard for a UN agency was severely wounded when a car bomb exploded in the organization's garage. The security guard is a Somali national. Al-Shabaab reportedly took responsibility for the attack. Three additional security guards were injured in the attack (not currently counted here because the information on the additional guards could not be verified). Yes Official Report
505 Dec 26 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed 1 UN national staff contracted driver shot and injured in ambush of two commercial trucks carrying UN agency food in Habila Kanari. Ten armed attackers, believed to be Janjaweed militia, shot at the vehicles that drove through the ambush, hitting one driver. Archived Archived
1842 Feb 18 2013 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One LNGO manager was wounded during clashes between two groups of Al Shabaab fighters. The clash was reportedly triggered by a dispute over the continuation of the LNGO's activities. Yes Official Report
1581 Sep 23 2013 Kenya 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location -1.256975 36.803277 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN personnel and a UN contractor were reported injured during a complex attack by al-Shabaab at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
2383 Mar 28 2018 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 2.032194 45.304361 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One ICRC staff member was critically injured when an Improvised Explosive Device in a car was detonated outside of the ICRC's office. The staff member later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack and mentioned via their media portal that they killed the victim because he was a member of Parliament. The victim had been working for the ICRC for five months. One other person was hurt in the attack (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
1851 Sep 7 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.032836 45.33976 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An INGO guard was wounded during an Al Shabaab attack. Yes Official Report
1319 Nov 20 2011 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.51265 42.07962 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An LNGO national staffer was wounded when a convoy of Kenyan military and anti-AS militias was ambushed by AS militants on the main road between Dhoobley and Tabta in the vicinity of Hawinha. The LNGO's vehicle was in the convoy. Pending Archived
1059 Jul 11 2010 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Unknown Public location 0.3177137 32.5813539 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 1 international (American) who was working with an INGO was killed when a bomb exploded on a rugby field in Kampala, during the bombings that took place during the World Cup. Pending Media
1322 Jun 29 2012 Kenya 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 4 4 7 6 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 0.1153207 40.3143522 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown Four international staff of an INGO were kidnapped, two national staff wounded, and a national staff driver killed when Somalia militants ambushed their two-car convoy driving through the Dadaab refugee camp. The internationals were released three days later. Yes Official Report
4 Feb 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO international staff killed by Al ittihad militia in Kismayo. Archived Archived
1863 Dec 3 2014 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Body-borne IED Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four Somali staff of a security firm contracted by the UN were killed when an Al Shabaab suicide bomber attacked a UN convoy near the Mogadishu airport. Pending Media
11 Jun 1997 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 UN national staff beheaded by Al-Ittihad militia after ambush near Tulo-Burago village in Gedo region. Another 3 UN national staff (not included) bound, questioned and later released. The victim, a senior SNF Commander, was the apparent target of the Al-Ittihad militia. Yes Focal Point
2407 May 2 2018 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown A female international staff member working for the ICRC was kidnapped from inside the organization's compound by armed men in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening. Local security authorities have called this an inside job and are investigating whether this incident involved a local private security firm that was staffing the compound. At least one guard is suspected of participating in the kidnapping. Information about any of the perpetrators cannot be confirmed at this time. The motive for the kidnapping is unknown and concern for the aid worker's safety have been expressed. Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab operates in Somalia and is active in Mogadishu. Yes Media
14 Jun 19 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.36667 42.53333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO driver killed by Al Ittihad militia in Kismayo on June 19. Archived Archived
1084 Jan 7 2011 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 13.51366 2.1098 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) An international staff (French) of an INGO was killed along with another French man (not employed by the INGO) less than 24 hours after being kidnapped by suspected members of Al Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb. The two men were dining in a restaurant when they were approached at their table by four armed men. Niger's national guard and a French surveillance plane followed the vehicle and launched an attack, but the kidnapped men were killed. Pending Media
2160 Sep 5 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.724744 27.676277 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Three INGO staff were shot at by suspected LRA rebels when traveling between Gangala and Masombo. The driver was shot in the shoulder and had to be admitted to a health center in Doruma and later medevac'd to Nyakonde. Yes Official Report
2694 May 11 2019 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Public location 11.833333 13.15 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One NGO national humanitarian worker was killed in an attack attributed to Boko Haram in Moranti, near Tashan Joni area of Maiduguri at 7:00pmLT. 8 bodies were recovered after the incident including the NGO worker, and four civilian bodies are still reported to be missing. Pending Media
2960 May 14 2019 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 4.030278 42.296667 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO national staff members were reportedly kidnapped in Geedweyne, 30km east of Dolow. The staff members were on mission in the remote village when the incident occurred. Information on their release is unavailable at this time. Yes Media
1357 Oct 15 2012 Niger 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 4 5 0 0 1 1 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 14.510833 6.765 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Five national NGO staffers and one international (Chadian) were kidnapped from their compound by unidentified gunmen believed to be members of a militant group associated with Al Qaeda. One staffer was shot during the abduction and later died of his wounds. The others were released a month later after being held captive in the deserts of Islamist-controlled northern Mali. Pending Media
1633 Jan 3 2014 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.795825 44.077254 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A national polio worker contracted by the UN was abducted by suspected Al Shabaab near Buur Hakaba. It appears that Al Shabaab believed those associated with the polio campaign to be spies. Yes Official Report
2170 Apr 14 2016 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.826288 40.946045 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A contracted driver for a UN agency was abducted by suspected Al Shabaab fighters near Likoley and Elade, Gedo region in Somalia while carrying humanitarian supplies to a distribution site. The truck was looted. As a result of this incident, deliveries of humanitarian supplies have not resumed to those areas. The driver was released after one week. Yes Focal Point
47 Jun 25 1998 Ethiopia 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 6 1 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7 44 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 6 ICRC international staff (1 Swiss, 5 Somali) abducted when travelling from Gode to Degeh Bur in three marked vehicles on June 25. On July 3 the Islamic group al-Ittihad al-Islami claimed responsibility, stating that the hostages were under investigation. Archived Archived
307 Jun 19 2004 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.75 32.9 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 2 INGO national staff killed when food convoy to South Sudan ambushed by LRA about 15 km north of Kitgum town, June 19. Archived Archived
2178 Oct 15 2016 Niger 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 15.464294 6.2854 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Islamic State-linked gunmen, suspected al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, stormed the house of an American NGO worker in Abalak and kidnapped him. It is reported that he is being transported to Mali. It is believed that this is the first incident where an American has been abducted in Niger, although another failed attempt was made in 1999 on U.S. embassy staff. Two guards were also killed in the attack. In a September 2019 interview the Nigerien President confirmed the kidnapped aid worker is still alive. Yes Media
1911 Apr 20 2015 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 4 2 2 0 Roadside IED Individual attack Road 8.4 48.483333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four international UN staff members were killed when a roadside bomb exploded next to their minibus. They were traveling from their guesthouse to their office in Garowe. Al Shabab, a extremist group with links to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack, according to The Associated Press. Yes Media
1648 Feb 8 2014 Mali 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16.304936 -0.024646 Non-state armed group: Regional The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) Four ICRC staff members and a veterinarian from another aid organization were kidnapped by MUJAO, a jihadist militant group, while traveling from Kidal to Gao. UPDATE: All five were rescued on 17 April 2014 by French troops near Timbuktu; they are in good health. Yes Media
316 Aug 12 2004 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in attack on IDPs in Kalma camp, Aug 12. Victim killed was alleged by the IDPs to be a major leader of Janjaweed. Archived Archived
2732 Jul 12 2019 Somalia 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location -0.358056 42.545278 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown One male international INGO director and one UN agency manager were shot and killed after an attack by Al Shabaab militants on the Assey Hotel in Kismayo, Somalia. Media reports indicate the militants used a vehicle borne explosive device to obstruct the front entrance, where after at least 4 perpetrators entered the hotel and attacked those inside with weapons. The perpetrators were in the building for more than 14 hours and killed 25 other people. Yes Media
69 Mar 1999 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Individual attack Project site -1.03471 41.49756 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO international staff killed in Ras Kambooni, lower Juba, while meeting with elders. Suspected to be carried out by Al-Ittihad militia. Archived Archived
2465 Jun 19 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 12.616598 -7.902098 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) One aid worker was killed during a complex terrorist attack on a popular tourist retreat in Yirimandio. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb later claimed responsibility for the attack. Gunmen killed five people in the attack. Four of the assailants were killed as well and four others were arrested. According to reports, thirty-two guests were rescued. Yes Focal Point
2202 Dec 24 2016 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 16.261765 -0.028839 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) An INGO director was kidnapped from her home on December 24th, 2016 in Gao. She is a dual national of French and Swiss origin. On March 1st, 2018, a video released by Al-Qaeda affiliated group, Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), briefly shows the aid worker in a propaganda video. According to a close family member, the aid worker's health app