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ID Month Day Sort descending 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 Actor name Details Verified Source
217 Feb 2003 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped, fate unknown (presumed killed). Archived Archived
218 Feb 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded by glass when vehicle stopped, driver robbed, and gunmen fired at car while driving off. Archived Archived
219 Mar 2003 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in ambush in Kismayo. Archived Archived
482 Oct 2006 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver disappeared during a hijacking incident in North Darfur and is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
222 Mar 2003 Cote D'Ivoire 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Unknown Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff killed. Archived Archived
226 Apr 2003 Iraq 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 2 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Malaysian) staff wounded and 1 national killed in ambush. Archived Archived
227 Apr 2003 Liberia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international and 1 national staff abducted and released, one on the first day and one after several days. Archived Archived
230 May 2003 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by rocket grenade aimed at car. Archived Archived
232 May 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in leg when the office/house attacked in dispute over the compound. Archived Archived
233 May 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when armed group ambushed and fired on the vehicle carrying the victim and others which was reportedly returning from a peace mission to reconcile the cattle rustling pastoralist comm Archived Archived
235 Jun 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed. Archived Archived
237 Jul 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
238 Jul 2003 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.1347916 29.8046322 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped in Makamb, later released. Archived Archived
239 Jul 2003 Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.1347916 29.8046322 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff kidnapped in Makamba and later released. Archived Archived
240 Jul 2003 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Unknown Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by mortar fire. Archived Archived
504 2006 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers in hired commercial vehicles with food commodities were ambushed by armed men on the Tawilla-Kabkabiye road from El Fasher to Kabkabiye, were beaten, then allowed to proceed. Ambushed and beaten again after 2 kilometers Archived Archived
242 Jul 2003 Senegal 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.6930042 -17.447026 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff physically assaulted in robbery by men with machetes outside restaurant in Dakar. Archived Archived
243 Jul 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead in home by unknown assailants dressed in civilian clothes. Interviewees made reference to reports that three men had called for victim's brother at their home and victim went out to speak to them. Yes Focal Point
2378 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.231487 29.800503 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was assaulted by two unknown men at his shelter inside the Protection of Civilians site at around midnight in Bentiu. The motive for the attack is unknown and the victim was treated at an INGO clinic for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2116 Apr 2015 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 12.785497 45.018655 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was killed by a sniper in Aden. Yes Focal Point
246 Aug 2003 Chechnya 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Home 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff abducted from their home, has never been found (presumed killed). Archived Archived
512 Feb 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.16667 24.36667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver briefly abducted and beaten in eastern Jebel Marra in Darfur. Archived Archived
781 2008 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 15 19 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff murdered - no further details given. Yes Focal Point
248 Aug 2003 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded in vehicle ambush. Archived Archived
513 Mar 2007 Iraq 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI national staff driver seriously wounded in a shooting in Baghdad; was evacuated from the country. Archived Archived
782 2008 Ethiopia 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown Three national staff of a local partner organization of an INGO were killed in a mine incident returning from an area they worked under a sub-grant. Yes Focal Point
783 2008 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 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff murdered while off duty. Motive unknown. Yes Focal Point
785 2007 Malawi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 UN national staff stabbed to death by robbers in what the agency called a non-work related incident. Archived Archived
252 Sep 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff killed by suicide bomber. Archived Archived
517 2006 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
518 2006 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
519 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
789 Aug 2007 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 12.225592 21.4101617 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor killed. Yes Focal Point
255 Sep 2003 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British) staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in ambush in Mosul. Archived Archived
520 Feb 2007 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3554189 44.48949509 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff killed while trying to deliver aid to a neighbourhood in Sadr City [a Shia-dominated area of Baghdad]. Militants stopped his car and asked for his documents. When they saw from his surname that he was a Sunni Muslim, they took him away. His body was found two days later near the capital. Arc Media
256 Sep 2003 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff ambushed and shot dead in Helmand, Sept 24. Archived Archived
257 Sep 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Kenyan) staff shot and killed while driving in revenge attack stemming from cattle rustling. Archived Archived
258 Sep 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff robbed and beaten by armed group at home. Archived Archived
1 Jan 1997 Cambodia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.07092855 103.099916 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed while working in Banteay Meanchey province. Archived Archived
2 Jan 1997 Rwanda 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (Spanish) staff killed, 1 INGO international (US) staff gravely wounded during armed raid on INGO compound in Ruhengeri, Rwanda. Archived Archived
260 Oct 2003 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff shot dead in their home. Archived Archived
3 Feb 1997 Tajikistan 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff, 1 UN international (Nigerian) staff, 1 ICRC international staff and 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped along with other (not included) UN staff, journalist and Tajik govt rep; released 48 hours later. Archived Archived
261 Oct 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff killed when shot at workplace. Archived Archived
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
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
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
265 Nov 2003 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded and 1 international staff shot and killed in car in Ghazni. Archived Archived
533 Apr 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 12.33333 23.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard was badly beaten up and is in a critical condition in Um Dukhun, Darfur. Archived Archived
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
269 Nov 2003 Iraq 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 30.9986864 45.9982036 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 10 NGO national staff injured by glass when NGO office in Nassriyah damaged in explosion aimed at Italian base. Archived Archived
16 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO local staffer killed in home attack. 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
17 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff kidnapped. Released 15 months later after ransom paid. Archived Archived
275 2003 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded. Archived Archived
18 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.25 45.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Nazran and held 3.6 months before escaping. Archived Archived
276 Jan 2004 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0 42 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff abducted North of Kismayo on the way to Jamaame in Lower Juba Region; released after 9 days. Archived Archived
19 Jul 1997 Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 4.01897 44.51112 Staff member Security guard 1 donor agency international staff official kidnapped by his security guards at Teyeglow. Escaped two days later. Archived Archived
277 Jan 2004 Iraq 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle hit by roadside bomb in Basra. Archived Archived
2683 2018 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was kidnapped and later released unharmed. Yes Focal Point
20 Aug 1997 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -0.36667 42.53333 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan 2 INGO national nurses running a health clinic killed in apparent clan-related revenge killing in Kismayo. Archived Archived
278 Jan 2004 Kenya 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded and local NGO national staff wounded in vehicle carjacking and robbery. Archived Archived
21 Aug 1997 Chechnya 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.0574916 47.1332224 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO international staff (French) kidnapped in Dagestan and held 3.5 months. Ransom negotiated by French govt. Archived Archived
23 Sep 1997 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped in Mogadishu over FFW project dispute. Archived Archived
281 Feb 2004 Colombia 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff shot and killed. Archived Archived
24 Sep 1997 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Juba. Archived Archived
282 Feb 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff shot and wounded outside Baghdad compound after speaking to a man for an hour. Archived Archived
25 Oct 1997 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
26 Oct 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -1.9646631 30.0644358 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
286 Mar 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 32.597902 44.016482 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in bombing in Karbala office. Archived Archived
28 Oct 1997 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (German and Zimbabwean) staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
290 Apr 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed in armed raid on office. Archived Archived
31 Nov 1997 Congo 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed and 2 wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
557 Jul 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff, a doctor and his chauffeur, were on a work visit and failed to return to the hospital where they are based, when they were kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan. Archived Media
34 Dec 1997 Tajikistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (of two different organizations) kidnapped. One victim was fatally wounded when her abductors set off a grenade to kill themselves and their hostage. The other victim was rescued, unharmed. Archived Media
294 Apr 2004 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff seriously wounded when vehicle ambushed by clan militia near Belet-Hawa. Appeared to be revenge for theft by a rival clan. Archived Archived
35 1997 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded and 1 national staff killed, sometime in 1997 Yes Focal Point
295 Apr 2004 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 0.07222 42.75056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff member kidnapped by Marehan from Kismayo in Jamaame. The staff member was taken to Kismayo. Motive appeared to be contractual. Archived Archived
37 Jan 1998 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Project site 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff murdered when working as a night watchman at the ICRC sub-delegation in Vavuniya, when the sub-delegation Archived Archived
38 Jan 1998 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
298 May 2004 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 Rape/sexual assault Raid Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded (1 raped, 1 shot) in armed attack by unidentified soldiers. Archived Archived
299 May 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 31.05799 46.25726 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when vehicle fired upon while on road to Nasiriyah. Archived Archived
300 Jun 2004 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 3.116667 43.65 Staff member Contractor One UN national staff abducted outside mosque in Baidoa, released next day. The motive appeared to be a project-related dispute involving a disgruntled contractor. Archived Archived
42 Mar 1998 Rwanda 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site -1.9646631 30.0644358 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO staff killed in armed assault on camp (presumed here to be national staff). Archived Archived
44 Apr 1998 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Unknown Project site 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in hospital bombing. Archived Archived
303 Jun 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by bomb outside gate. Archived Archived
1638 Aug 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.483333 36.35 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer, after having disappeared for five months, died on 8 January 2014. Yes Official Report
45 Apr 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff ambushed and killed by bandits in Bujumbura, April 22. Archived Archived
571 Jul 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff paralyzed after being shot. Archived Archived
306 Jun 2004 Nigeria 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.6000359 7.9999721 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff suffered minor injuries when they were ambushed, robbed and carjacked (in trunk) then abandoned. Archived Archived
572 Sep 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO nationals staff driver was tied up, beaten and treated at a UN clinic in Nyala. Archived Archived
48 Jun 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Danish) staff killed by car thieves in Bujumbura. Archived Archived
50 Jul 1998 Somalia 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff killed and 5 wounded when convoy attacked. Archived Archived
309 Jun 2004 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 42.9920711 44.2636348 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Ossetiaand and held for 6 months. Archived Archived
1373 Dec 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.46208 63.46962 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff doctor working for an INGO running health programs was shot and killed while driving home on his motorbike by two assassins, also on motorbikes. The staff member had been threatened in the past, as he and his brother, a local religious leader, had been vocal in their opposition to armed militants in the area. Yes Official Report
311 Jul 2004 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff stabbed and wounded in robbery, later received death threats from perpetrator. Archived Archived
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
312 Aug 2004 Sudan 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff and 5 national RC staff kidnapped. Archived Archived
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
55 Aug 1998 Kosovo 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Individual attack Road 42.56231965 20.9060579 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff killed while delivering INGO parcels. Archived Archived
56 Sep 1998 Kosovo 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 1 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 42.56231965 20.9060579 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC male national staff killed and 3 ICRC (1 international New Zealand, 2 nationals) staff wounded when ICRC car hit landmine. Archived Archived
315 Aug 2004 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed in Paktia. Archived Archived
57 Sep 1998 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff working at an INGO run hospital kidnapped and held for several days. Archived Archived
317 Aug 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded. Archived Archived
59 Nov 1998 Angola 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff killed and 1 wounded in convoy ambush. Archived Archived
60 Dec 1998 Angola 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national female staff killed. Archived Archived
320 Sep 2004 Afghanistan 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unaffiliated Not applicable 10 INGO national staff (of two different organizations) beaten and stoned by mob after false rumors spread regarding their activities. Archived Archived
61 1998 0 0 0 6 0 0 3 2 0 5 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 6 Unknown Raid Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international and 3 national staff killed, and 2 nationals wounded, sometime during year. Archived Archived
321 Sep 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Mosul cafe. Archived Archived
62 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in armed robbery on a team house. Month unknown. Archived Archived
323 Oct 2004 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded when hit in shootout. Archived Archived
64 Jan 1999 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in ambush in south Mogadishu, Lenin Road. Not clear if the attack aimed at the organization Archived Archived
65 Jan 1999 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 8.6400349 -11.8400269 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in house attack. Archived Archived
66 Jan 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 3 42 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international (Kenyan) staff shot dead in Gede region. Incident possibly stemmed from a labour dispute. Archived Archived
326 Oct 2004 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff, 1 national staff killed and 1 national staff injured by landmine between Muzbat and Um Baru in Darfur. Archived Archived
67 Jan 1999 Yemen 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Unknown 16.3471243 47.8915271 Non-state armed group: Subnational Armed tribesmen 4 INGO international (2 British, 2 Dutch) staff kidnapped by armed tribesmen and later released. Archived Archived
327 Oct 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Iraq and later killed. Archived Archived
592 2006 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff of an NGO (a partner organization of an INGO) raped Yes Focal Point
328 Nov 2004 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff killed along with nine French soldiers in an attack by Cote D Archived Archived
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
329 Nov 2004 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed by rocket propelled grenade attack on compound, Nov 28. Archived Archived
70 Apr 1999 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 State: unknown Not applicable 1 ICRC national staff killed in air raid. Archived Archived
330 Nov 2004 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 1.55941 30.25224 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when four colleagues attacked by unidentified gunmen south of Bunia, Nov 15. Archived Archived
71 Apr 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff kidnapped for ransom and released with ransom unpaid. Archived Archived
331 Nov 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in foot during fighting in Kalma camp, Nov 14. Yes Focal Point
332 Nov 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten by police, who took away his INGO ID and materials. Yes Focal Point
73 Apr 1999 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped and later released Archived Archived
333 Dec 2004 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff stabbed to death. Yes Official Report
74 May 1999 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Raid Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed and 2 wounded when relief barge on Nile in Sudan was attacked. Archived Archived
1669 Jan 2014 South Sudan 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site 7.18192 32.356109 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three aid workers were killed by unknown armed elements who looted several UN and NGO properties in Jonglei State. Pending Media
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
336 Dec 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in attack on Labado center. Yes Archived
77 Jun 1999 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 10.2950001 43.56610996 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia 2 UN national staff kidnapped by militia in Baki, released after intervention by UN and authorities. Archived Archived
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
79 Jun 1999 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road -7.6117323 15.0563515 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed when 80-truck convoy was ambushed in the north Angolan province of Uije including some aid vehicles June 16. Approximately 60 dead or missing including 54 civilians. Archived Archived
339 Dec 2004 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.236667 33.093056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded in Kitgum national bar. Archived Archived
340 Dec 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when police fired on a wedding celebration in the camp. Archived Archived
341 2004 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.6665893 29.2256875 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international shot and wounded when attacked at home in Goma. Archived Archived
82 Aug 1999 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 0.85 123.78333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff found murdered in E. Timor. Archived Archived
342 Jan 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN contracted driver killed in convoy ambush. Archived Archived
343 Jan 2005 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
87 Oct 1999 Burundi 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded, 2 internationals killed (1 Chilean, 1 Dutch) and others escaped unharmed during ambush of joint UN assessment team. Archived Archived
347 Jan 2005 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff attacked in home by 3 armed men. This appears to be an assassination attempt. Previous similar attacks have been attributed to extremist groups. Archived Archived
88 Oct 1999 Chechnya 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Aerial bombardment Ambush Road 43.3976147 45.6985005 State: unknown Not applicable 2 RC national staff killed and 1 wounded in aerial bombardment of humanitarian convoy. Archived Archived
348 Jan 2005 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff tied up and wounded in armed robbery of INGO office/house by armed gang. Archived Archived
90 Oct 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 2.46513 45.19062 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national killed outside hospital in Jowhar. Gunman killed later. Archived Archived
91 Nov 1999 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff security officer killed in his home in Nairobi. Archived Media
351 Feb 2005 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Public location 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff died at bus station when car bomb exploded. Archived Archived
352 Mar 2005 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.28421 49.18158 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff wounded when they were attacked in Bossaso town, Bari region, by some anti-vaccination individuals. Archived Archived
93 Nov 1999 Indonesia 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Bodily assault Detention Custody 5.5528455 95.3192908 Unknown Unknown 6 NGO national staff arrested and tortured in Aceh. Archived Archived
94 1999 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded and 1 national wounded sometime during year. Archived Archived
355 Mar 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI international staff seconded to Afghan govt ambushed and killed in Kabul. Archived Archived
96 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot and wounded when returning from a relief distribution. Archived Archived
357 Apr 2005 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO staffers - international director and national director - both killed by suicide car bomber apparently targeting US military convoy. Archived Archived
98 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.03711 45.34375 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed during an ambush north of Mogadishu. Archived Archived
100 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Office/compound 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in attack on office in Sablale. Archived Archived
1162 Jun 2011 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 3.116667 43.65 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A local staff (polio specialist) was taken from his home in late June by Al Shabaab members. The office computer was also confiscated for investigations. His relative has said that she expects him to be released once the investigation is complete. Pending Media
101 Jan 2000 Sudan 0 8 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 8 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 8 INGO staff (7 national, 1 international) killed in attack on vehicle. Archived Archived
361 Apr 2005 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Project site 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff received minor wounds when unidentified assailant threw grenade into the organisation's hospital. Archived Archived
102 Jan 2000 Angola 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road -14.06667 14.08333 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed and 2 wounded in ambush near the town of Quilengues. Archived Archived
103 Feb 2000 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 international staff wounded when vehicle ambushed. Archived Archived
363 Apr 2005 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff arrested and presumed killed during an FSB raid on the building victim was in. Several FSB officers were killed during the raid. It was then claimed that victim resisted arrest. Archived Archived
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
107 Mar 2000 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
369 May 2005 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by hanging in an incident involving three Afghan women who were found hanged in Baghlan as warning to female aid workers (one of the others was a national civil servant; one was unidentified). Archived Archived
109 Apr 2000 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 1.566667 30.25 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff hijacked in Bunia, Ituri by militia and forced to transport weapons. Led to organization's withdrawal from province. Archived Archived
370 May 2005 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff kidnapped in Kabul, later released. Archived Archived
371 May 2005 Malawi 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Mob violence Office/compound -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 INGO national staff injured when protestors, angry over US deportation of terror suspects stormed compound. Archived Archived
111 May 2000 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 State: unknown Not applicable 1 UN national staff killed in bombardment Archived Archived
372 Jun 2005 Haiti 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 RC national staff found shot and killed after being kidnapped. Archived Archived
112 May 2000 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when convoy attacked. Archived Archived
113 May 2000 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.5272741 -12.5019545 Unknown Unknown I INGO international (British) staff kidnapped and released six weeks later. Archived Archived
376 Jun 2005 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded in ambush by LRA. Archived Archived
116 Jun 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 international agency international (German) staff stabbed to death in car reportedly by deranged man. Archived Archived
117 Jun 2000 Iraq 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 7 1 0 0 1 8 8 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff killed, 1 national killed, and 6 nationals wounded by a gunman in two-hour standoff at UN Baghdad HQ. Archived Archived
378 Jun 2005 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -3.3596317 135.5049831 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff beaten and attempted stabbing in Nabire, likely stemming from dissatisfaction with INGO project. Archived Archived
118 Jul 2000 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown UN national staff, Dr. Salad Osoble, shot and wounded on road to Mogadishu by bandits. Archived Archived
380 Jun 2005 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.13410995 29.05000311 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff and 1 national staff kidnapped in Ituri; released 10 days later. Archived Archived
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
1717 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
382 Jul 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery at victim's house. Archived Archived
1718 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1985 Feb 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Office/compound 9.26 29.8 Staff member Contractor An INGO worker was reportedly raped by a UN contractor. The incident occurred in Bentiu, South Sudan on the UN compound. Yes Media
122 Aug 2000 Afghanistan 8 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.3508273 62.2164003 Unknown Unknown 7 UN-contracted national staff killed and 1 wounded in ambush near Herat. Archived Archived
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
1719 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
123 Aug 2000 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 0.5184021 25.2057292 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff found dead in Kisangani; undetermined motivation. Archived Archived
384 Jul 2005 Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO nationals staff abducted in Zam Zam camp in North Darfur, July 11; later released, July 15. Archived Archived
1720 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
124 Aug 2000 Georgia 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 42.14533005 45.3025268 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international staff (Italian, French) and 1 national staff kidnapped in Pankisi. All released unharmed. Archived Archived
1721 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1722 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
387 Jul 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff kidnapped in July 2005; found dead on Dec 4. They were working on a health project. Archived Archived
1452 May 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown One senior NGO worker associated with education projects was gunned down. This is the second killing of a staffer from this NGO. Yes Official Report
1723 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
127 Sep 2000 Guinea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Togolese) staff killed and 1 international staff (Ivorian) kidnapped. Archived Archived
388 Aug 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Mob violence Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unaffiliated Youths 1 UN national staff killed by local gang allegedly of youths from the Gambol Secondary School. The incident caused the relocation of both national and international staff of UN agency from Garowe to Gardo. Yes Focal Point
1724 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
128 Sep 2000 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 3.449 97.1275 Police or paramilitary Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimod) 1 NGO national staff beaten/tortured when detained by members of Brimob in Meukek Sub-district. Archived Archived
389 Aug 2005 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in attack by armed group. Archived Archived
1725 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
129 Nov 2000 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed. Archived Archived
1726 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
130 Dec 2000 Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped and released Jan 22, 2001. Archived Archived
391 Sep 2005 Sudan 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 2 0 2 17 0 0 17 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 15 INGO national staff and 2 international staff when convoy of seven vehicles stopped when travelling from Beida to Geneina in West Darfur. Archived Archived
1727 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
131 Dec 2000 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 State: unknown Not applicable 1 ICRC national staff killed in aerial bombing. Archived Archived
392 Sep 2005 Sudan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff hijacked and kidnapped by armed men. Archived Archived
1728 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
393 Sep 2005 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 34.9897121 68.8733495 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded and 1 national staff killed when ambushed on motorbike in Parwan. Archived Archived
1729 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
133 Dec 2000 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British) staff killed in bus attack. Archived Archived
1997 Aug 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 9.88942 32.718138 Unknown Unknown An national INGO staff member was killed during an attack on the village of Wulu. The circumstances surrounding his death are unknown. Yes Official Report
396 Oct 2005 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot in his left hand and 80 bags of sugar was looted when truck travelling from El Obein to Nyala was attacked by 15 armed men on camel, Oct 19. Archived Archived
1998 Aug 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 8.296968 30.153157 Unknown Unknown An national INGO staff member was killed. The circumstances surrounding his death are unknown. Yes Official Report
135 Dec 2000 Guinea 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed (along with wife); bodies found in organization's guest house. Archived Archived
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
136 2000 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international and 3 national staff wounded. Archived Archived
668 Mar 2008 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 11.6817323 29.4984751 Unaffiliated Youths 2 INGO international (American) staff, a husband and wife, were attacked and beaten by a mob of students in a predominantly Christian in the town of Julud in southern Sudan. The reasons for the attack are still unclear, but the INGO said the two were targeted during a student protest against a local school rising tuition fees. The students attacked the victims and ransacked their office. Yes Focal Point
139 Mar 2001 Somalia 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 9 10 0 0 10 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 7 UN (6 international, 1 national) staff and 3 INGO international staff held hostage when gunmen stormed and ransacked the INGO's compound in Mogadishu, March 27. Five of the internationals were released within a few days. 2 more international staff (2 UN agencies) were released a few days later. Archived Archived
404 Oct 2005 Guyana 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 5 -59 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery on home by armed group. Archived Archived
143 Apr 2001 Kosovo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 42.56231965 20.9060579 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed, 1 wounded when hit by cluster bomb. Archived Archived
406 Nov 2005 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 1 INGO international (British) staff and 1 national staff killed when ambushed by LRA. Archived Archived
407 Nov 2005 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff and 1 national staff kidnapped Archived Archived
146 May 2001 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Danish) staff killed when plane downed by projectile fired from unknown origin. Yes Focal Point
147 May 2001 Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 3.8689867 11.5213344 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC international (French) staff killed after being attacked and stabbed in the chest on her way to a pharmacy to get medicine for her baby. Archived Archived
409 Dec 2005 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff held hostage in protest of demobilized soldiers not being paid. Archived Archived
410 Dec 2005 Madagascar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown -18.9100122 47.5255809 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by stab wounds in Antananarivo. Archived Archived
149 Jun 2001 Burundi 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed, 3 kidnapped. Archived Archived
150 Jun 2001 Tajikistan 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 6 6 15 0 0 15 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 6 INGO international staff (4 Germans, 1 US, 1 Russian) and 9 national staff held hostage by militants and later released. Archived Archived
413 Dec 2005 DR Congo 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Police or paramilitary Congolese National Police 2 ICRC national staff beat up when vehicle ambushed by military police who also stole vehicle. Archived Archived
153 Jul 2001 Fiji 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home -18.1239696 179.0122737 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC worker killed at home. Archived Archived
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
685 Jul 2006 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (US) staff kidnapped for ransom. Yes Focal Point
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
416 Jan 2006 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed during robbery by military in Goma. Archived Archived
686 Oct 2006 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped for ransom. Archived Archived
417 Jan 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.59382 64.37161 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Lashkargah, Helmand. 1 or 2 shot at mosque. Archived Archived
687 Dec 2007 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown Haitian national staff kidnapped for ransom Archived Archived
156 Aug 2001 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -3.16667 28.25 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia 1 INGO international (French) staff and 2 nationals kidnapped by Mai-Mai groups on the Ruzizi Plain in eastern DRC in late August, and held for almost one week, prompting the INGO to temporarily suspend their operations in the Eastern DRC (OFDA rpt). 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
688 May 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 14.5844444 29.4917691 Police or paramilitary Security Forces 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten severely by local security forces, a result of local Dinka-Acholi tensions over land. Archived Archived
157 Sep 2001 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
689 Nov 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff beaten in an armed attack on Kulbus compound, one vehicle and two thurayas stolen. Archived Archived
158 Sep 2001 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped on his way to work. Archived Archived
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
690 May 2008 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.6125522 13.1535811 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was the victim of an armed robbery on the way home late at night, and was severely beaten in the process. Archived Archived
159 Sep 2001 Angola 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff wounded by landmine while fixing hand pump. Resulted in amputation. Archived Archived
161 Nov 2001 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Ivoirian) staff killed. Archived Archived
423 Mar 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 31.3457612 34.3025277 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss) staff was abducted by unknown armed men at the ICRC office in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip. Archived Archived
162 Dec 2001 Afghanistan 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 Shooting Ambush Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff beaten/wounded; 1 UN (different agency) national staff shot dead, and 1 NGO national staff wounded (broken arm). Archived Archived
163 Dec 2001 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
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
165 2001 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international staff wounded, 2 national staff wounded sometime during year. Archived Archived
166 Jan 2002 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 36.26468 68.01551 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff beaten in ambush in Aibak. Archived Archived
168 Feb 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Staff member Not applicable 1 UN national staff kidnapped and held for 6 days in suspected contractual dispute. Archived Archived
430 Apr 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 34.8085 63.43003 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff medical workers, in Darrah-i-Bohm, Badghis tied up and killed in clinic attack. Archived Archived
169 Feb 2002 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
702 Nov 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver kidnapped and car stolen; driver was freed a few days later after intervention of the Sudanese authorities. Archived Archived
170 Feb 2002 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.7 67.116667 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and wounded after four armed men raided his house in Mazar-e Sharif. Archived Archived
172 Feb 2002 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff ambushed and killed. Archived Archived
173 Feb 2002 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 State: unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staffer killed by aerial bomb. Archived Archived
1236 Feb 2011 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -6.5247123 35.7878438 Unknown Unknown A staff member of an INGO was killed in Tnazania. No other information is available Pending Archived
175 Mar 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC national staff killed and 4 wounded by Israeli army. Archived Archived
437 May 2006 Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff seriously wounded when their car was hijacked. Archived Archived
176 Apr 2002 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot dead in his house. Archived Archived
177 Apr 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped for ransom in Mogadishu and held for 27 days. Archived Archived
178 Apr 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 2.11667 45.4 Non-state armed group: Subnational Muse Sudi & Omar Finish militia groups 1 UN national staff killed in fighting between Muse Sudi and Omar Finish militia groups in Medina. Archived Archived
180 Apr 2002 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 3.73500005 42.59630291 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan Two INGO national staff were killed in compound in Luuq, apparently related to a clan dispute. Archived Archived
2848 Aug 2019 Cameroon 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.83566 9.88347 Unknown Unknown 4 male NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown armed men in in Kulabe 25 km from the town of Batibo (coordinates given for Batibo). The staff members were on humanitarian assignment in the community for sensitization and vulnerable persons programs. They were released after 3 days unharmed. Yes Focal Point
181 Jul 2002 South Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 4 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 7.2653861 30.05489 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 2 internationals and 1 national kidnapped in South. Archived Archived
2849 Aug 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.862997 9.768234 Unknown Unknown 1 male NGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown armed men three times over the month of August culminating in over three days of captivity. The staff member was on a humanitarian assignment in Widikum throughout the month. During the final abduction he was financially extorted and beaten. Yes Focal Point
182 Jul 2002 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff seriously injured when vehicle hit by roadside IED. Archived Archived
444 May 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8 32 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff wounded when about 22 civilians, some with firearms, invaded the agency's compound in Bor, southern Sudan. They dragged and beat the victim with sticks, and other staff members who tried rescuing him were threatened with a rifle. Archived Archived
2850 Nov 2019 Cameroon 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.8351175 9.8878507 Unknown Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were kidnapped in Guzan, 15 km from the town of Batibo while distributing food (coordinates for Batibo). They were held for 1.5 days and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
183 Jul 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in July and released Jan 7, 2003. Archived Archived
2851 Dec 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.9597001 10.1459703 Unknown Unknown One male NGO staff member was kidnapped in Bamenda town, Mezam division on his way home from the office. He was held for 2 nights and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
184 Aug 2002 South Africa 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -28.8166236 24.991639 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in armed robbery. Archived Archived
185 Aug 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.0574916 47.1332224 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Dagestan, eventually released on ransom from Dutch govt. Archived Archived
447 Jun 2006 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 2 national staff injured when militants attacked their car in Charbolak district of Balkh province. Archived Archived
186 Aug 2002 Uganda 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Project site 1.5333554 32.2166578 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 5 INGO national staff kidnapped after LRA raids refugee camp, later released. Archived Archived
1518 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
187 Aug 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.03711 45.34375 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff kidnapped en route to work in Mogadishu, held for 6 days. Archived Archived
1519 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
188 Aug 2002 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unaffiliated Not applicable 2 INGO national staff beaten by mob after their car hit and killed a child. Archived Archived
1520 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
189 Sep 2002 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in attack on UN convoy. Archived Archived
1521 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
190 Sep 2002 Colombia 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 4 NGO national staff murdered. Archived Archived
1522 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
191 Sep 2002 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
1523 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
192 Sep 2002 Burundi 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff found murdered. Archived Archived
1524 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
193 Sep 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 31.649741 35.162072 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff received minor wounds when settlers shot at a team repairing a deliberately vandalized water source. Archived Archived
1525 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1526 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
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
197 Nov 2002 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff beaten. Archived Archived
1261 Oct 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member killed in Somalia. Yes Focal Point
200 Nov 2002 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead on community visit. Archived Archived
201 Nov 2002 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.1667049 36.941628 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (US) staff missionary aiding Palestinian refugees shot and killed. Archived Archived
2070 Feb 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -4.297905 28.956099 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed assailants fired upon an INGO vehicle, injuring the driver who had to be take to Fizi hospital. Yes Official Report
203 Nov 2002 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 9.52749 45.537472 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff injured during armed robbery of compound in Burao. Archived Archived
206 Nov 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 60 100 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Nazran and held for 9 days. Ransomed by family. Archived Archived
1806 Aug 2013 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.998371 24.334143 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was shot and critically injured during an attempted carjacking/robbery. Three others were also in the vehicle, but they were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
209 Dec 2002 Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 Unknown Unknown Unknown 16.3471243 47.8915271 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (US) staff killed in Yemen. Archived Archived
1807 Dec 2013 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -0.938692 29.073764 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were critically injured when they were physically assaulted with machetes during an attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
210 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 State: unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded from passing helicopter at a crossroad. Archived Archived
211 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by gunfire from passing military convoy. Archived Archived
212 2002 Burundi 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -3.4284953 29.9249718 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot and killed during a break-in at ICRC office in Gitega. Archived Archived
213 Jan 2003 DR Congo 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Shooting Ambush Road -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff wounded when car was fired upon near Uvira. Archived Archived
214 Jan 2003 Kashmir 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.3752779 73.4730602 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
215 Feb 2003 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Project site 31.41667 34.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in Younis Refugee Camp. Archived Archived
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
2626 Nov 1 2018 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.77482 -16.36052 Unknown Unknown A female security guard at an INGO office was attacked by unidentified armed assailants and suffered knife injuries to her head and face. Yes Focal Point
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
1029 Dec 1 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Unknown Unknown A local employee of an INGO and his driver were kidnapped while driving in a low profile vehicle and taken to an unknown location. The driver was released the next day (so not counted here). The other employee was released on Dec 5 following the intervention of local elders and religious authorities. 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
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
496 Oct 1 2005 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot wounds in the West Bank, Oct 1. Yes Official Report
2899 Nov 1 2019 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -1.2920659 36.8219462 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being ambushed and robbed on the road in Nairobi by civilians. 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
2913 Sep 1 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.9530448 32.1391217 Unknown Unknown One male NGO national staff member was attacked with a knife outside of his house on the street in Bweyale by unknown perpetrators. Reports indicate the staff member was lured outside by a phone call pretending to be a friend, where he was then cut twice on the head and neck. He was taken to hospital where he died the next day. Yes Focal Point
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
790 Nov 1 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff contractor killed. Archived Archived
793 Jul 1 2008 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.02497 38.74689 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff in Ethiopia was shot and injured by armed robbers on the road between Dire Dawa and Addis Ababa, while travelling on private business , 1 July 2008. Yes Focal Point
2132 Sep 1 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 12.051801 24.880485 Staff member Family member One national INGO aid worker was stabbed to death in Nyala by a family member, also an INGO staff member, in a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
1068 Nov 1 2010 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.75921 68.04579 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks came under attack and two drivers were injured. Yes Focal Point
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
2671 Mar 1 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Home 36.216667 37.166667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded in his home when a VBIED exploded near his house in the countryside surrounding Aleppo. Coordinates listed are for Aleppo city as exact location of the incident is unknown. Yes Focal Point
807 Feb 1 2009 Pakistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.6618741 72.0639872 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed and 1 INGO national staff wounded, in fighting in Swat, as they tried to bring wounded for treatment. The NGO suspended all activities in Swat, including life-saving operations. Archived Archived
2408 May 1 2018 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Unknown Unknown One United Nations female staff member working for agency's immunization program was shot and killed by armed gunmen in Bakara market in the capital, Mogadishu. Although her duty station was in Baidoa town, she was off-duty in Mogadishu buying items for her upcoming wedding, according to a statement made by a family member. Yes Media
1877 Aug 1 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further details are currently available. 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
2688 Aug 1 2018 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.85 44.233333 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia One national INGO staff member was shot and injured when caught in crossfire involving a local militia in a public location in Dujail, Saladin province. Yes Focal Point
2952 Feb 1 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.03 38.74 Unknown Unknown One international male INGO staff member was choked by a perpetrator on the street until he lost consciousness. He was then robbed of all belongings. Yes Focal Point
1089 Feb 1 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.2482128 70.1932137 Unknown Unknown Two days after the attack, the body of an NGO staff member was found by local villagers. It appears that the staff member was traveling on his motorcycle towards his home village when he was abducted and killed execution-style. Motivation for the killing was not established. 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
2158 Sep 1 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.611246 28.466949 Unknown Unknown Two people were shot and killed while travelling between Baambaru and Yambio town. One of the victims (male) was a driver for an INGO and the other (female) was part of a church group (not counted here). Reportedly, the perpetrators did not take anything from the victims. Yes Official Report
2423 Jun 1 2017 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 8.460555 -11.779889 Unaffiliated Youths This was an unprovoked assault resulting from a spillover of violence from an earlier incident on a motorbike rider who was assigned to an INGO local staff member. The community youth had earlier accused the motorbike rider of assaulting an adolescent who threw an object at the motorbike. They tried to attack the motorbike rider, but he received protection in a police station. The youths decided to attack the INGO local staff member instead. Yes Focal Point
2433 Oct 1 2017 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Non-State Armed Actor abducted one male national INGO staff member in Taiz, Yemen. He was released nine days after negotiations on October 9th. Yes Focal Point
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
1640 Jun 1 2013 India 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Unknown 22.57179 88.361727 Unaffiliated Not applicable A female aid worker was drugged and sexually assaulted by a local businessman. She subsequently attempted suicide and was hospitalized. Pending Media
2974 May 1 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 Project site 9.231487 29.8005027 Staff member Day labourer One male INGO staff member was injured after a contracted day labourer assaulted him while he was distributing wages to the labourers. Reports indicate the attack was ethnically motivated as the staff member was from a different state than the labourer. Yes Focal Point
2981 Feb 1 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.7307932 81.1216761 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry individual in Kotaweheragala while visiting the house of a client. He was admitted to the Sirigala Hospital for treatment of injuries to his face. Yes Focal Point
1380 Jan 1 2013 Pakistan 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 1 6 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.047569 72.403637 Unknown Unknown Seven national NGO staff, six females and one male, were shot and killed by gunmen on motorcyles who ambushed their vehicle. The workers were involved with a community health and education center that provided immunizations, among other services. Yes Official Report
2454 Sep 1 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.709188 27.983474 Unknown Unknown One female UN national staff member walking to the office in Deraja Wau town in the morning and was attacked by two men. She was grabbed by the neck and forced to the ground in an effort to control her while they attempted to steal her bag. The woman was unable to call for help because she was being choked as she the man held her down. A passerby saw the incident and intervened. The female staff member sustained injuries during the attack. Yes Focal Point
2726 Mar 1 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.616667 36.1 Unknown Unknown One volunteer in Daraa was killed by a stray bullet. Yes Media
1926 Dec 1 2014 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location 1.733306 40.091751 Unknown Unknown A INGO consultant was shot in the leg when armed individuals attacked the bar he was in with grenades and small arms. Yes Focal Point
590 Jan 1 2008 Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 15.5933247 32.5356502 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international (American) staff and 1 national staff driver shot and killed in ambush during a New Years celebrations in Khartoum, January 1. The little-known froup Ansar Al Tawhid (Companions of Monotheism) soon claimed responsibility for the killings. Archived Archived
1397 Mar 1 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.508172 69.826566 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three national NGO staffers were wounded when their vehicle detonated an IED.Unclear if it had recently been planted or if the NGO was specifically targeted Yes Official Report
3000 Jun 1 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 36.8189943 38.0075815 Unknown Unknown One director of a local NGO travelling in Jarabulus city, rural Aleppo, was injured after a VBIED on the underside of the vehicle detonated. Pending Official Report
601 Apr 1 2008 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0 42 Unknown Unknown 2 UN international (1 British, 1 Kenyan) staff contractors seized by unknown gunmen in southern Somalia on their way to Buale. Taken to Jilib town 280km south of Mogadishu. Archived Archived
2206 Jun 1 2016 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 45.300802 2.043497 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One local NGO staff member was killed in a complex attack on the Ambassador Hotel in Hodan District. A suicide bomber drove a vehicle laden with explosives into the hotel which was then stormed by Al-Shabaab fighters. Reportedly, more than 20 people were killed in the attack and more than fifty were injured, including the local NGO staff member. Yes Official Report
602 May 1 2008 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5288319 21.0410733 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff shot and killed while traveling in a three-car convoy of relief agencies near the Sudanese border. The convoy was stopped by a group of armed men who opened fire. The killing took place just 9 km (6 miles) east of Forchana, where French marines serving in the EU force (EUFOR) have set up a base and have been sending out regular patrols in the region. Yes Focal Point
1953 Feb 1 2014 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.703257 25.649257 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN contracted truck driver and his truck was hijacked off of a convoy by an unknown armed group while en-route from Ed Daien to Nyala. The driver fled the area. Yes Focal Point
1958 Jul 1 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.177132 68.781077 Unknown Unknown A male staff member was found shot and killed in Sharan district of Paktika province, along with two civilians (not counted in AWSD). The perpetrators of the attack are unknown. Yes Focal Point
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
2767 Sep 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 35.9917 36.3938 Unknown Unknown One national male staff member of an INGO and NGO in Syria, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Darkoush town located in the western suburbs of Idlib governate. He was released on September 17, 2019. Yes Media
368 May 1 2005 Sudan 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.45099 36.39998 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed, 1 national staff wounded and 1 national staff kidnapped when their vehicle was attacked near the eastern town of Kassala, May 1. Archived Archived
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
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
1710 Jul 1 2013 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home -0.606542 30.674716 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was stabbed during an apparent robbery by unknown assailants. He was immediately rushed to the hospital, but died upon arrival. Yes Media
1178 Nov 1 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 35.68747 64.29318 Unknown Unknown Three national staffers (an engineer, a labourer, and a driver) monitoring a road construction project were abducted. The project was funded by an IGO and the workers had been hired by the local Shura, who were working with a CBSG (Community Based Stabilization Grants) program via an NGO. The project involved was being monitored by that NGO. The three were released after negotiations by community elders and their family members Yes Official Report
2512 Aug 1 2018 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.348133 30.326254 Unknown Unknown Three armed men stopped NGO staff members traveling from a field exercise in Mudri West and robbed the team. Two female staff members received minor injuries during the attack and were treated at Mudri. Personal belongings, programme related items, and cash were stolen. Yes Official Report
2513 Aug 1 2018 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 5.037845 21.209981 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of a local NGO was found dead on the road between Alindao airfield and the city center. His motorcycle was also found charred. No further details are available at this time. Yes Official Report
2787 Nov 1 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.25436 29.79739 Unknown Unknown Two NGO contractors were abducted while they were walking from Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site to Bentiu town. They were heading to work on their project site. Their whereabouts or who took them is currently unknown. Yes Official Report
2793 Nov 1 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.247049 29.795661 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO contractors assigned with building a fence for a school were traveling by foot from Bentiu PoC to Bentiu town when they went missing. Reports indicate kidnapping is suspected, and nothing further about their whereabouts or the perpetrators is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2260 Mar 1 2016 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 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national INGO staff member was physically assaulted by an unknown number of boys who beat him and another family member (not counted here) with sticks. The family member died a few days later and the staff member was admitted to the hospital for chest pain. The incident was reported to be a result of a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
2801 Dec 1 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 9.9453569 33.8090262 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national female staff members of an NGO in Bunj, North Kivu, were sexually assaulted by a group of unknown heavily armed perpetrators in military uniforms. At 00:00 the armed group entered the INGO compound by overpowering three guards, robbed the office and forced staff members to lay down in the common area while the assault occurred. At 13:30 14 INGO staff members including the assault victims, were relocated to Juba by plane. Official reports indicate initial investigations point to two possible ex-casual employees as suspected perpetrators. Yes Official Report
935 Jan 1 2008 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Office/compound 14.51667 22.08333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard bound and beaten at INGO compound. Yes Focal Point
1741 Sep 1 2013 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.026156 45.331465 Police or paramilitary Police Two UN-contracted employees were shot and wounded by police as they were trying to enter the seaport. Yes Focal Point
408 Dec 1 2005 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff (Somali) killed from head injuries (unspecified malicious act) in Kenya, Dec 1. Yes Official Report
942 Mar 1 2009 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 5.9526975 43.5522312 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured when her vehicle was attacked by civilians thowing stones. Yes Focal Point
2020 Nov 1 2015 DR Congo 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.18557 29.446951 Unknown Unknown Fourteen NGO national staff members (including 2 drivers) were abducted by unknown assailants while they were returning from a fact-finding mission in Katwiguru town within Rutshuru. They were released two days later on November 3rd. Yes Media
1221 Apr 1 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 15.5933247 32.5356502 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff member was injured during a robbery attack in Khartoum. Yes Focal Point
421 Mar 1 2006 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 0.51486 42.073009 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (US) staff abducted in Afmadow, 260 miles southwest of Mogadishu, Wed March 1; released next day. Archived Archived
1494 Dec 1 2012 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One international staff member, upon exiting a bank, was robbed and then shot in the head and killed. Yes Focal Point
1762 Jun 1 2014 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 37.001793 70.894497 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO staff members were killed when a roadside IED targeting the INGO vehicle was detonated. One civilian was also killed. 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
962 Dec 1 2009 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 0.1249694 29.2919545 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was injured during a convoy attack. Yes Focal Point
966 Sep 1 2009 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured when physically assaulted by a military office and his colleagues outside a bar. Yes Focal Point
2569 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 35.810357 36.612625 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was abducted and killed during the week of January 1-6 (exact date unknown) in the Idlib region of Syria. Gender/organization/exact location unknown at this time. Information received from a public UN press briefing. Yes Media
1242 Mar 1 2011 Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.09544 124.38721 Unknown Unknown An national employee of a transport company contracted by a UN agency (together with his two sons) was abducted by armed men in Barangay Dalaun, Lumbayanague (Mindanao, Philippines) -allegedly in relation to perceived unfair distribution of rice transported by the company. The driver and his two sons were eventually released unconditionally Yes Focal Point
1777 Feb 1 2013 Senegal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 14.699193 -17.467716 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was on his way to the office when two men on a scooter attempted to steal his laptop bag. He was stabbed and was treated at a clinic. Yes Focal Point
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
1247 Apr 1 2011 Honduras 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.78333 -86.68333 Unknown Unknown An ambulance driver was shot and wounded when the ambulance was attacked. Survived with a head wound. Yes Focal Point
3091 Oct 1 2020 Zambia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -14.639679 24.814114 Unknown Unknown Two UN national staff from the Maheba Refugee Settlement, one female and one male, were reportedly injured as their marked vehicle traveled through Chilombu, 11km from Kaoma. Unknown perpetrators stoned the vehicle causing the windshield to break and both staffs to sustain facial injuries which were both treated at the hospital.  Pending Official Report
2589 Mar 1 2019 Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 13.376944 44.478333 Unknown Unknown An INGO contracted truck struck a landlmine while passing by Al-Huwaimi village on March 1, injuring two. No further details available at this time. Yes Official Report
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
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
2066 Mar 1 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 8.767087 27.399837 Staff member Not applicable An INGO international staff member was assaulted by a national colleague with a metal object. The staff member's wounds required medical attention at the UN military hospital. Yes Official Report
1263 Nov 1 2011 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.183623 29.448832 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) An INGO national staffer was kidnapped in an ambush by armed men. Yes Focal Point
463 Jul 1 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 13.4435 22.4452278 Police or paramilitary Sudan National Security Service 1 INGO national staff severely beaten by four National Security officers in Geneina, July 1. (also 3 intl staff harassed, not counted). The NS officers abducted the vicitm to the security office and beat him unconscious with an iron bar and with their fists. Archived Archived
2607 Mar 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35 38 Unknown Unknown One male International staff member died while working in a medical facility in a refugee camp when the area was hit by an airstrike. Details regarding the exact date/location and administration within the camp is unknown at this time. Yes Media
1007 Oct 1 2010 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.532498 -72.333064 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 national staff of an international organization shot and killed as he boarded a collective taxi shortly after cashing his first paycheck. Suspected motive was robbery. The organization suspended work at the site where the staff member was supervising. Pending Media
473 Sep 1 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff health worker killed in Hashaba, North Darfur during fighting, Sept 1. Archived Archived
474 Sep 1 2006 Senegal 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 4 Landmine Ambush Road 12.6981731 -15.53551051 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 ICRC international (Swiss-American) staff killed, 3 (2 national, 1 international) staff wounded when their vehicle struck a mine or unexploded ammunition in Senegal's southern Casamance region. Villagers allied with rebels are accused of planting the mine to target gov Archived Archived
1021 Nov 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 36.04001 64.55122 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was abducted from in front of his private residence by unknown armed men. The abductors demanded a ransom from his family in exchange for his release, and did not indicate that they were politically or ideologically motivated. The man was released on 6 November. It is suspected, but not confirmed, that the family paid some form of ransom for his release. Yes Official Report
2627 Mar 2 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.22902 31.43816 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was assaulted by criminals after the car that he was traveling in was ambushed on the road in Mayom. Robbery was reported as the most likely motive for the incident. Yes Focal Point
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
487 Nov 2 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped when armed men attempted to kidnap eight national staff members at an IDP camp basic health care clinic in Kandahar province, Nov 2. Seven of the eight managed to escape. No parties have claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
1824 Sep 2 2014 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.002336 71.380977 Unknown Unknown A local NGO senior staff member was shot and killed while resisting a kidnap attempt. Yes Official Report
1033 Sep 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.95 71.13333 Unknown Unknown A private vehicle was ambushed by small arms fire from unknown assailants. Of the total 6 passengers in the vehicle, 2 were NGO national staff members (1 male, 1 female). While all passengers were injured in the incident, only 1 (the female staff member) was confirmed to have been wounded by the weapons fire with the remainder suspected to have suffered various degrees of injury by the subsequent vehicle crash. Yes Official Report
1298 May 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.51952 65.25094 Unknown Unknown An INGO international staff member was killed in his room and another wounded when a group of four armed men raided the INGO compound. Internationals were clearly targeted. Yes Official Report
1833 Oct 2 2014 Ukraine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 48.014839 37.802772 Non-state armed group: Subnational Donetsk People's Republic One ICRC worker was killed when a shell landed near the office in Donetsk. According to various media reports, the Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels aligned with the Donetsk People's Republic traded blame for the attack. Yes Official Report
1570 Sep 2 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Project site 36.21614 37.166897 Unknown Unknown A Syrian doctor was kidnapped from Sejou village where he was working and found killed one day later in Aleppo province. Yes Media
2906 Feb 2 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was taken from her house in Chittagong by 7 masked men at 6:30pm. The unknown men forcibly covered her face and dragged her out of her house to a nearby field. The perpetrators assaulted and robbed the staff member, cut her hair, threatened her to stop working for the INGO and get married. Focal point reports also indicate the staff member explained other members of her family had been threatened and assaulted in recent months. Yes Focal Point
1050 Aug 2 2010 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN agency national staff (driver) shot at in the right hand during an ambush of two vehicles carrying INGO and UN agency staff. Yes Focal Point
2118 Mar 2 2015 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.791773 29.045993 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members were kidnapped on March 2nd by unknown assailants in North Kivu province. They were allegedly released a few days later according to a UN official who made a comment about the release via the agency's social media account. Yes Media
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
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
808 Feb 2 2009 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Non-state armed group: Subnational Balochistan Liberation United Front 1 UN international (American) staff official kidnapped and 1 UN national staff driver was killed when gunmen working for the Balochistan Liberation United Front stopped their vehicle; released two months later, 4 April. Archived Archived
809 Feb 2 2009 Sri Lanka 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff abducted and killed 8 days later Archived Archived
1339 Aug 2 2012 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 34.1509848 71.7593219 Unknown Unknown Two staffers of a local NGO were injured when unknown assailants lobbed a grenade over the wall in their newly established compound Yes Official Report
1613 Dec 2 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 32.6327 36.106299 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed by shrapnel from a mortar round that struck her residence. Yes Official Report
1346 Sep 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.82137 64.76505 Unknown Unknown An national NGO staffer was wounded by small arms fire at an illegal checkpoint Yes Official Report
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
2419 Jun 2 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 6.038206 31.51063 Unaffiliated Security guard One UN national staff member was stabbed in the neck with a knife by a security guard that may have been inebriated. The staff member had to be medically evacuated to Juba and is reportedly recovering from the attack. The security guard has been arrested. Yes Official Report
2420 Jun 2 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.510918 68.903288 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six people, including one NGO staff member, were abducted by anti-government elements (group unknown) in Aliabad District in Kunduz Province. Yes Official Report
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
1355 Oct 2 2012 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 6.770838 47.42873 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Turkish aid worker was wounded in the crossfire during an interclan firefight while traveling in Galkayo. Pending Media
2695 Jun 2 2019 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 6.2125 31.560833 Staff member Not applicable One female INGO staff member was physically assaulted by a male colleague national staff at the Bor PoC site. The assault reportedly occurred because the female staff refused demands to medically treat the male colleague's wife. UNPOL arrested the male staff member and the female staff's injuries were treated at the INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
2162 Sep 2 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.418592 32.510519 Unknown Unknown A commercial vehicle contracted by an INGO to deliver supplies came under fire while on the Magwi-Torit road close to Torit town in Eastern Equatorial. The driver and a passenger (not currently counted in this incident) were shot and had to receive medical attention. Yes Official Report
2163 Apr 2 2016 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.312806 44.361488 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was shot in his home on the outskirts of Bagdad on April 2nd. He was taken to the hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition. Yes Official Report
1361 Nov 2 2012 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 6.217554 33.438353 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staffer of an INGO was kidnapped by a group of armed rebels from his home and was later killed. Pending Media
1631 Jan 2 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 1 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.517223 35.786359 Unknown Unknown Five international staffers of an INGO (Belgian, Danish, Peruvian, Swedish, and Swiss) were forcibly taken from the organization's residence in Northern Syria 'for questioning,' and have been out of contact since 2 January. As a result, the organization closed some of its medical facilities in the area. UPDATE: Three were released on 4 April and the remaining two on 14 May 2014. Yes Media
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
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
302 Jun 2 2004 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international and 2 national staff killed when vehicle ambushed in Badghis, June 2. The organization said it was suspending all activity across the country. Archived Archived
2174 Aug 2 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Unknown Unknown A volunteer for a local NGO was reportedly killed in a targeted attack while clearing unexploded ordnance in Aleppo. Yes Media
1108 Apr 2 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was abducted by eight armed bandits during a carjacking incident. He was released by the bandits and arrived in El Geneina town 3 days later. Yes Official Report
2181 Nov 2 2016 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.59028 69.761061 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members for a local NGO were reportedly abducted by gunmen in Uzbin Valley in Kabul province. It is unknown who the perpetrators were and whether they are part of an armed opposition group. Yes Official Report
1116 Jun 2 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Ambush Road 8.65 29.85 Unknown Unknown A driver contracted by an INGO to transport supplies was killed when his vehicle was struck by a landmine. Several other people were also killed, but they were not working for the contractor or the INGO. Yes Official Report
584 Dec 2 2007 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff truck driver shot and killed and 1 UN national staff abducted and remains missing. The incident occured while delivering UN humanitarian assistance last Sunday. A truck carrying 14 tons of high energy biscuits for the UN agency was ambushed by armed men on the road from Kandahar to Helmand in southern Afghanistan. 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
63 Jan 2 1999 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Unknown Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when MONUA chartered plane shot down Jan 2. Archived Archived
1925 May 2 2014 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 13.643056 16.491944 Unknown Unknown Knife attack by three men on INGO and INGO partner staff member in bar. The 2 men were taken to hospital for emergency care. Yes Focal Point
2192 Dec 2 2016 Honduras 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 14.657211 -86.210767 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member sustained multiple gunshot wounds when armed assailants assaulted him and a companion at their home. His companion (not counted here) died on the scene and he is in critical condition. Yes Official Report
2727 Jul 2 2019 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable The head of a local NGO in the Gredo region of Somalia was killed by a group of armed assailants approximately 4km from Baardheere in Bula Cadey. Three NGO staff members were also taken at the same time as the killing, and were released unharmed 5 hours later and 46km away (not counted here). Yes Official Report
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
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
3004 Jun 2 2020 Nigeria 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 12.382928 13.161392 Non-state armed group: Regional Islamic State of West Africa Province Three NGO staff members, a security guard and a government employee (latter two not counted here at this time) were kidnapped after being ambushed by a splinter group of Boko Haram, the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), while travelling from Maiduguri to Monguno. They were all killed sometime during the week of July 20th and an execution video was released on the 22nd showing that the men were all shot.   Pending Media
607 Jun 2 2008 Somalia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff and 1 UN national staff kidnapped by Somali gunmen. 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
1685 May 2 2013 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.365248 23.142216 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members were injured (one shot and one severely beaten) when their aid convoy was attacked by seven armed men. Yes Focal Point
3031 Jul 2 2020 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Public location 7.45822 31.535433 Unknown Unknown One humanitarian staff member was reportedly killed in a cattle raid in Duk Pauel while grazing his own cattle.  Pending Official Report
2511 Aug 2 2018 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.210744 -1.988153 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by armed gunmen while he was traveling on public transportation in the Douentza Cercle, Boni-Monodoro axis. He was released unharmed on August 4th. Yes Official Report
922 Feb 2 2010 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 13 -85 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded- no additional details provided. Yes Focal Point
2523 Sep 2 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.170803 30.109512 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was killed when an armed group ambushed their vehicle south of Limbe on the Lainya-Yei road in Central Equatorial. The driver was able to get away and alert authorities in Limbe. SPLA soldiers recovered the victim's body and the vehicle at the scene. Yes Official Report
2527 Oct 2 2018 DR Congo 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.140692 29.335015 Unaffiliated Community members Two members of the Red Cross were wounded when community members attacked them while they were performing safe Ebola burials in Butembo. They were treated in the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Yes Media
2534 Nov 2 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.29502 29.964754 Unknown Unknown An NGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while travelling from Koch at the Nimni road junction. Two people were hurt in the attack, one was an NGO staff member. They were admitted to the hospital in Bentiu to have their gunshot wounds treated. Yes Official Report
2001 Sep 2 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16.950941 43.747774 Unknown Unknown Two national ICRC staff members were shot and killed while traveling from Saddah to the main office in Sanaa. The unknown perpetrator opened fire on the convoy that they were traveling with and instantly killed one staff member. The other later died in the hospital. Yes Official Report
2002 Sep 2 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 5.133333 30.916667 Unknown Unknown An INGO convoy was attacked between Rokon and Luri. The driver was killed. Yes Official Report
673 Feb 2 2008 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.97357 71.31842 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff kidnapped as they traveled in the org's marked vehicle during mission to Torkham; released with no ransom paid after 14 days. Yes Focal Point
1206 May 2 2007 Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 16.308528 43.403557 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers injured in an attack on an aid convoy in northern Yemen in Saada province, close to the Saudi border, May 2. Saada is the site of a Shiite rebellion against Yemen's Sunni-dominated govt. No word on motive. Yes Official Report
681 Jan 2 2009 Afghanistan 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.5 62 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 INGO international staff and 1 UN international staff kidnapped: AOG abducted 6 persons Archived Archived
2282 May 2 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 9.88942 32.718138 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was shot by armed men when a UN-contracted NGO aid convoy delivering humanitarian supplies was attacked in Wulu, Rumbek. He was treated at the hospital. Another UN staff member was slightly injured in the attack (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2027 Dec 2 2015 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 13.6005 44.0653 State: unknown Not applicable Two health clinic staff were injured during aerial bombardment in the Al Hawban area of Taiz governorate. Yes Official Report
1225 Feb 2 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was injured in an artillery shelling on his arm and the side of his body. Victim was relocated and arrived in Vavuniye on 23 Feb. He was treated and released from the hospital. Yes Focal Point
1493 Dec 2 2012 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown One UN staff was attacked and killed in UN accommodation. Yes Official Report
2831 Jan 2 2020 Kyrgyzstan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 42.874622 74.569763 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female national UN humanitarian agency staff member was reportedly injured when a intoxicated individual struck the staff members head near My Shisha Bar & Cafe at the intersection of Kievskaia and Togolok Moldo streets. Authorities promptly reached the incident site and escorted the staff member to the hospital where she was reported in stable condition. The attacker was arrested and charged by police. Pending Official Report
1763 Jun 2 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.343407 61.742272 Unknown Unknown One senior-ranking INGO staff member was abducted by unidentified gunmen as he was returning from a school where he was providing services. UPDATE: The staff member has been located in Gulran district of Herat province, and Afghan officials are working with district elders to try to secure his release. Twelve people have been arrested in connection to his kidnapping. The INGO has suspended services in Afghanistan. UPDATE 2: The INGO staff member was released in February 2015 after 264 days. Yes Official Report
2563 Aug 2 2018 Bangladesh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 21.5019 91.8922 Unaffiliated Not applicable The body of one UN international staff member was found by a fishing boat near Sonadia Island by Cox's Bazar on August 2 at 11:30am, after being missing since July 30. Cause of death has not been released but local authorities arrested two individuals in connection with the murder as the investigation continues. Yes Focal Point
963 Mar 2 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Unknown 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted security guard was injured during a break-in attack. Yes Focal Point
703 Jan 2 2008 Somalia 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff machine operator killed and 1 INGO national staff guard wounded when compound attacked. Motive: robbery, several valuable items were stolen. Archived Archived
2040 Apr 2 2015 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.726904 45.191571 Unknown Unknown A driver for an INGO was shot and injured in Hawl-Wadaag. He was taken to the hospital because his wounds required surgical intervention. The attack was reportedly a result of tension between clans. Yes Official Report
707 May 2 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 1 41.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard killed- ICU supporters in a minibus were stopped by Awdhegle District TFG troops at a check point 1-2 Kms out of the town. The ICU and TFG District forces exchanged small arms fire prompting INGO security guards who thought they were under attacked to open fire. During the incident 2 other people were killed (1TFG and 1 ICU supporter). Archived Archived
709 Jun 2 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 5.30895 45.88296 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff assassinated by unidentified gunmen in Guri Archived Archived
2846 Mar 2 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.9 31.883333 Unaffiliated Youths One INGO driver was injured and one local contractor killed, when the INGO vehicle carrying 1 other staff member was attacked by a group of unknown armed perpetrators thought to be youths conducting cattle raids in the area. The aid workers were travelling between Yuai to Pieri in the vicinity of Chueideng. The national staff driver was able to reach Pieri where he received medical attention. The last staff member was unharmed. Pending Official Report
727 Jun 2 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member killed by small arms fire at their residence. According to the report, the victim was shot after returning from a party. The murdered staff member was a district program manager/ head of sub-office in Baghlan-e-Jadid district. Four suspected men (who accompanied the victim from the party to his home) were arrested by the police. A police investigation is ongoing Archived Archived
995 Aug 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 34.34817 62.19967 Unknown Unknown 1 female national staffer of an INGO attacked and stabbed with knife. Motive unclear Yes Official Report
1001 Sep 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.95 71.13333 Unknown Unknown 1 female national staffer of an NGO shot and wounded by small arms fire while travelling with other staffers in a vehicle unrelated to NGO business. Yes Official Report
2071 Mar 2 2016 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.423845 26.670074 Unknown Unknown Three national INGO aid workers were kidnapped from an INGO convoy traveling from Kasungho on March 2nd. They were released on March 8th, according to a UN official. Yes Official Report
1017 Nov 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 33.66667 69.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 national employee of an NGO was injured when a rocket was fired in the direction of the district administrative centre and hit a guest house where the staff member was staying (2 other guests also injured). Yes Official Report
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
1280 Apr 3 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 6.1916214 31.604875 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was injured by blows to the head with a bottle in a non-work-related incident Yes Focal Point
2622 May 3 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.585331 37.056561 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male national staff member of an INGO was kidnapped in Azaz on 03 May 2018 and released on 07 May 2019. Yes Focal Point
2088 May 3 2016 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 18.556359 -72.259967 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was stabbed in his car by two armed suspects. The victim managed to defend and drive himself to a nearby hospital for treatment. 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
2629 Oct 3 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Project site 36.1317 65.554 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four national NGO staff were abducted while conducting an assessment of a drought response project in Sayyad district, of Sar-e-pol province. Seven staff members were originally abducted in the incident, with three being released after several hours. The remaining four staff members were released 2 days later. Yes Focal Point
2891 Apr 3 2019 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 0.14164 29.2911701 Unaffiliated Not applicable Three female national staff members of an INGO were wounded when civilian mob violence erupted in the office compound in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2098 Jun 3 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.031597 28.993615 Unknown Unknown Armed gunmen ambushed two INGO vehicles and robbed the passengers at gunpoint. The driver was injured and had to be treated at a hospital. Yes Official Report
231 May 3 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.3707276 68.3288601 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Wardak, May 3. Yes Focal Point
778 Sep 3 2008 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was the victim of a 'major assault' and hospitalized . Motive deemed 'personal'. 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
1585 Oct 3 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member sustained injuries during a fight with three robbers at his home. 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
791 Apr 3 2008 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and injured during an attack while driving in a private vehicle. Yes Focal Point
1323 Jul 3 2012 Philippines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Office/compound 15.0251068 120.6870474 Unknown Unknown A Dutch national working for a local NGO was shot and killed by morotrcylce riding gunment in front of his office. Yes Official Report
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
795 Aug 3 2008 Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff, a UN implementing partner staffer, was killed in Kaikuny, 3 August 2008. Yes Focal Point
796 Aug 3 2008 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 2.1464622 45.1193096 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff, a UN implementing partner staffer, was killed. Yes Focal Point
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
264 Oct 3 2003 Sudan 0 10 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Landmine Ambush Road 12 30.75 Unknown Unknown 8 INGO national staff killed, 2 national staff wounded when their vehicle hit a mine on the road from Kauda to Karkar, Oct 3. Archived Archived
1075 Jul 3 2010 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 15.654815 43.94099815 Unknown Unknown A UN-contracted truck was attacked and food looted. A driver's assistant was injured. Yes Focal Point
1605 Nov 3 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.991882 71.498232 Unknown Unknown A security guard was injured when unknown individuals hurled a hand grenade inside an INGO guest house. Staff was relocated to Islamabad. Yes Official Report
1080 Jan 3 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 7 48 Unknown Unknown A local staff of an INGO was injured when an RCIED exploded near a hotel, injuring 4 people. The attack was thought to be targeted at the Governor. The injured local staff was arrested under suspicion of involvement in the attack. Pending Media
1879 Jun 3 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.730833 38.998105 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time. 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
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
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
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
1907 Apr 3 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Landmine Unknown Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Unknown Unknown Two Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers, one from the Idlib branch and one from the Market al-Nouman sub-branch, were killed by a UXO while retrieving bodies of the deceased from near the SARC Idlib branch and preparing shelters for people fleeing from the fighting in the city. Yes Media
1908 Apr 3 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 12.8 45.033333 Unknown Unknown Two brothers volunteering for a local branch of the Yemen Red Crescent Society were shot dead in the southern port city of Aden while evacuating wounded people to an ambulance. Yes Media
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
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
1117 Jun 3 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 36.82757 66.27988 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national NGO staff member (an assistant doctor) was stabbed and killed by armed men who entered his house. The men also beat his wife into unconsciousness. It is thought that this incident was the result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
1920 Oct 3 2014 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 11.251793 125.00648 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was stabbed several times and declared dead on arrive at the hospital. The suspect was apprehended. Yes Focal Point
1124 Jun 3 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.96744 68.9492 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO deminer was abducted and later beheaded by a group of four members of an armed opposition group. He was employed by the NGO and was spending his leave in his home village. Yes Official Report
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
324 Oct 3 2004 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Goma, Oct 3. Yes Official Report
2729 Jul 3 2019 Sudan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Road 13.177669 23.642486 Unknown Unknown 5 national NGO staff members were kidnapped 4km outside of Golo in Kaironga village on July 3, 2019. All 5 staff members were released the following day after reports a ransom was paid. Yes Official Report
3006 Jul 3 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.0249701 38.746891 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female INGO national staff was assaulted by community members in Alek, Ethiopia. Yes Focal Point
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
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
2755 Aug 3 2019 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.465 -3.306111 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members working in Sangha Commune, 35 km north-east of Bandiagara town, were reportedly kidnapped by an unknown armed group. Both were released the following day on August 04. Yes Official Report
2241 Apr 3 2017 Yemen 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.972093 44.162534 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five aid workers and two contracted drivers were detained in Ibb by rebel forces that raided the hotel that the aid workers were in. They were all released on April 3rd but it is unknown how long they were held. Yes Media
1975 Jun 3 2015 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.382234 30.426636 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck was ambushed in Lui area. The armed assailants robbed provisions off the truck and took the drivers' personal belongings. The driver and his assistant were seriously injured in the attack. Yes Official Report
114 May 3 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Mogadishu, May 3. Archived Archived
1440 Jun 3 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 35.221192 71.049777 Unknown Unknown An INGO translator was injured as his vehicle struck an IED; this is likely connected to a tribal dispute. Yes Official Report
1177 Nov 3 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.04001 64.55122 Unknown Unknown Two national employees of an NGO were kidnapped by armed men while riding in a mobile clinic. The kidnappers immediately released the 2 female nurses in the clinic, but abducted the 2 male NGO employees. The victims were released November 8 following negotiations conducted by local elders. Yes Official Report
1441 Jun 3 2013 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.607889 62.226317 Non-state armed group: Subnational District Shadow Governor (DSG) Five national staff members of a demining INGO and a tribal elder were kidnapped while in transit, with the elder and two of the aid workers released soon after. UPDATE: All three staff members were released unharmed approximately three days after abduction. Yes Official Report
2510 Aug 3 2018 DR Congo 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.398474 28.814284 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Seven UN local implementing partners were abducted in North Kivu on August 2nd, 2018. The convoy of two vehicles was stopped by armed assailants East of Masisi center. The Congolese nationals were kidnapped but the two drivers and their vehicles were released. On August 3rd, two of the seven staff members were released after being seriously assaulted. They were treated for their wounds in Masisi. Reportedly a ransom has been requested for the remaining staff members. Yes Official Report
3044 Jul 3 2020 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.347596 32.582520 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff member was assaulted and robbed on public transport used from the Rwamwanja refugee settlement to Kampala. The incident occurred in the Bwaise suburb of Kampala and the staff member was treated a a local hospital for an injury to his left eye.  Pending Official Report
648 Nov 3 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped by gunmen off a neighborhood street Monday; released on 3 December. Archived Archived
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
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
1458 Jul 3 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Road 34.042678 62.169768 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two NGO national staff members and a hired driver were conducting a road mission when they were abducted by unknown armed men. UPDATE: All three were released from captivity, with the assistance of community elders on 12 July 2013. Yes Official Report
2795 Nov 3 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 0.651669 29.388876 Unknown Unknown One Ebola community outreach volunteer was stabbed to death in front of his home in Lwemba in Mambasa Territory, Ituri Province. Reports outline the volunteers wife was also injured by the group of unknown perpetrators before they burned down their house. This attack comes as a new Ebola vaccine was set to be released in the area. The incident is categorized as 'other' staff due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
394 Oct 3 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot dead outside residence in by masked men, Oct 3. Unknown motive. Archived Archived
1466 Mar 3 2012 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.4665968 39.6332917 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was killed incidentally when perpetrators opened fire on an unconfirmed target along Ngamia Rd in Garissa Town. It is suspected that the target was one of the campaign vehicles of Nasir Mohammed Dolal "Jofle", an aspirant for the Garissa Township MP post, although no rounds hit the car. Yes Official Report
141 Apr 3 2001 Burundi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff wounded when UN vehicles attacked, April 3. Archived Archived
2809 Dec 3 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 24.9 88.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was stabbed to death in a suspected burglary of his home in Krishnapur village in Manda upazila of Naogaon, Rajshahi Division. Media reports indicate the staff member's body was discovered at 5:00pm, and his residence was damaged with money, a camera, and a computer missing. Pending 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
2550 Sep 3 2018 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 12.35216 -7.986576 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On September 3 the head of a national NGO was kidnapped from in front on his home in Kalaban Koura, Bamako, by unkown perpetrators posing in uniform. After a police operation the victim was released on September 9 and treated for minor injuries. Pending Media
160 Oct 3 2001 Indonesia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 5.2022128 96.7023788 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC national staff killed with signs of torture in Aceh. Archived Archived
695 Apr 3 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured when three armed men entered the compound, punched and kicked a member of staff to force him to hand over valuables and then locked him in his room. Archived Archived
1764 Jun 3 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 34.328643 70.406347 Unknown Unknown Two NGO workers, while working on a road construction project, were abducted by unknown armed individuals. Three other staff members were also robbed of their mobile phones. Yes Official Report
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
2837 Jan 3 2020 Bangladesh 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 23.541667 89.63 Unknown Unknown The body of a female NGO director was found in a sugarcane field in Modhukhali Upazila, Faridpur District. Reports indicate she had severe injuries to her head and body. There is no further information about the attack available at this time, police investigations are ongoing. Pending Media
972 Dec 3 2008 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -3.9885728 138.3485219 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when sexually assaulted. Yes Focal Point
2308 Aug 3 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Shooting Raid Project site 5.033333 23.25 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Ten Red Cross volunteers were killed in Gambo, Central African Republic. According to a Red Cross media statement, the volunteers were participating in a crisis meeting at a medical center when they were attacked. Yes Media
3086 Sep 3 2020 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 14.31401 -2.86074 Non-state armed group: Subnational Dan Na Ambassagou Militia One driver with an INGO was attacked by Dan Na Ambassagou militia, preventing the aid group from conducting humanitarian activities between Douma and Petaka, Mopti. Reports indicate the driver was severely beaten.  Pending ACLED
1243 Mar 3 2011 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown A national staff of an INGO was kidnapped in Port au Prince and held for two days Yes Focal Point
986 Jul 3 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34 65 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff of INGO killed by IED while on his way home from the office on his motorcycle. 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
1790 Jul 3 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 35.863611 36.800556 Non-state armed group: Subnational Shareea Court One UN-contracted driver was kidnapped by an armed group called Shareea Court. Attempts to contact the driver have been unsuccessful thus far. Yes Focal Point
1256 Aug 3 2011 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 26.66459 68.00156 Unknown Unknown One national staff of INGO kidnapped whilst in vehicle on N5 motorway. His vehicle was recovered from Taluka hospital. Ransom requested. Yes Official Report
455 Jul 3 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) One international agency staff (Kenyan) missing after ambush in southern Sudan on aid agency vehicle, 3 July. Gunmen believed to be Uganda LRA. Six others killed and 11 wounded. Archived Archived
3103 Nov 3 2020 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8.595958 29.991989 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO staff members residing in an NGO compound were injured after three unknown perpetrators raided the compound in Kuachlual Payam, Koch County. The staff were robbed and beaten and later received medical attention at the clinic.  Pending Official Report
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
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
1543 Feb 3 2012 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site -0.45275 39.64601 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was beaten with an iron bar and received treatment from MSF Holland at their medical facility. 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
2621 Apr 4 2018 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 7.43051 80.99084 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was riding his motorcycle when he was attacked by two individuals who forcibly took the staff member's bag and stabbed him. Yes Focal Point
753 Oct 4 2007 Mali 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 16.7719091 -3.0087272 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff and 2 national staff of partner NGOs were abducted. Found after a 3-day search and released, the vehicle was stolen Archived Archived
755 Dec 4 2007 Thailand 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.8678652 101.2504538 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO national staff killed when a terrorist bomb exploded at a local shop in Pattani province, December 4 . One national staff and their 9yr son died at the hospital that night, while other staff were injured. Archived Archived
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
1031 Dec 4 2010 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 10 44.5 Unknown Unknown One national staff (a security guard) killed and another national staff (a community mobilizer) wounded when their vehicle stumbled upon an ambush. The INGO they worked for was distributing cash and the money was being delivered by a local money transfer company, known as hawala. The two staff were travelling 70 km behind the hawala and came across the bandits, who had been holding the money transfer staff for almost an hour. Pending 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
769 Jan 4 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded in Afghanistan hotel bombing. Yes Focal Point
2646 Apr 4 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was shot and killed while travelling by Bolhom village at approximately 6:00am. The staff members motorcycle was also taken by the unknown perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2914 Mar 4 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 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO reception centre guard was injured when he was attacked by a group of nearby male civilians. INGO staff were attempting to instruct a woman on infant bathing safety, when she became irritable. As the group of nearby men heard the issue they approached the staff holding knives. The staff fled and the nearby guard attempted to control the mob when he was stabbed. He was taken to a health facility where he received medical attention. Yes Focal Point
787 Aug 4 2007 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 1 41.5 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard killed and 1 national staff driver seriously wounded when the NGO mission was ambushed between Dobley and the Kenyan border. 2 other staff lightly wounded (not counted here). Archived Archived
1586 Oct 4 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.191604 66.998056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local NGO director was reportedly kidnapped for ransom by armed men while heading to his office. The rescue attempt failed to recover the victim. UPDATE: the director was freed on 7 December 2013 by his abductors in Mastung district. Yes Official Report
2124 Oct 4 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 13.587248 44.03514 Unknown Unknown Taij branch of the Red Crescent reported the death of a Yemeni Red Crescent volunteer. He was on his way to the Revolutionary hospital to provide support to patients admitted to the hospital when he was killed by a ricocheting bullet. Yes Focal Point
1587 Oct 4 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.529402 68.757858 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was abducted on the road. Yes Official Report
2663 Nov 4 2018 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.3 13.4 Unknown Unknown Two international INGO staff were assaulted and robbed of their phones. One staff member was hit by a perpetrator and required stitches on the wound. Yes Focal Point
1324 Jul 4 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 33.68971 66.55116 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national NGO vaccinators of a local NGO were approached by two armed men, who severely assaulted one of the vaccinators, leaving him with severe but non-life threatening injuries. The motive is reportedly a personal dispute between the victim and the perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2131 Aug 4 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 11.124529 22.959498 Unknown Unknown A female INGO worker required medical attention after being assaulted by a man who was also carrying a gun. Yes Focal Point
2929 May 4 2020 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 2.983333 44.283333 Unknown Unknown One cargo plane carrying 3 crew and 2 passengers, chartered by an INGO to carry medical supplies into southern Somalia was reportedly shot down at 15:30LT by what media reports suspect was an RPG. The plane was approaching the Berdale airport when the attack occurred, and all passengers did not survive the crash. Early perpetrator reports point either to Ethiopian Forces or Al Shabaab, but more information is unavailable at this time. Pending Official Report
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
267 Nov 4 2003 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by landmine en route to airport in Baghdad, Nov 4. Archived Archived
2674 Sep 4 2018 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being attacked with a knife during an argument with an unknown individual, in Guatemala City. Yes Focal Point
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
273 Dec 4 2003 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when shot three times at their residence, Dec 4. Archived Archived
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
1340 Aug 4 2012 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11 31 Unknown Unknown One UN staffer was killed and one wounded when traveling in a marked UN vehicle, fired upon by two unknown assailants. Pending Media
1081 Jan 4 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 36.7344674 69.533301 Unknown Unknown A national staff of an INGO was shot and wounded by two unknown individuals riding on a motorcycle. The perpetrators approached a group of 5-6 people, including the staff member, as they were walking, and fired a single shot. Yes Official Report
2943 Nov 4 2019 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff guard was injured after armed perpetrators cut the fence surrounding a residence at 1:50am, handcuffed and beat the guard, but soon fled when the security company was alerted. Yes Focal Point
547 Jun 4 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 6.68048 80.401919 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers who had been abducted by gunmen claiming to be police in Colombo, have been shot dead. The bodies of the two men were found in Ratnapura district, about 100km (60 miles) south-east of Colombo. Yes Focal Point
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
817 Mar 4 2009 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff in Vanni was killed by shelling Wednesday around 5:00 p.m. while return from sending some of the seriously wounded patients from Maaththa'lan hospital in ICRC ship. Archived Archived
1616 Nov 4 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Project site 33.471227 36.303878 Unknown Unknown An UN staff member died in Yarmouk refugee camp. Yes Official Report
2954 Jun 4 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -3.366667 36.683333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured when his bag was snatched on a roadway in Arusha. Yes Focal Point
2699 Jun 4 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 9.979167 33.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO guard was injured after being assaulted during an attempted robbery of the INGO office in Maban. The staff member received medical attention for a laceration on his hand. Yes Focal Point
832 Apr 4 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 34.23947 70.30154 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff district manager of a microfinance project staying overnight at the NGO district office suffered fatal stab wounds. No money or valuables were kept on site and it is understood that there was no evidence of any theft or damage to property. No further details are known. 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
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
2984 Apr 4 2019 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Home -2.718 30.318556 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member and his family were caught in a complex armed group attack in Buhinyuza. His wife was shot and the staff member was injured after grenade blasts hit the home. Yes Focal Point
1655 Mar 4 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 34.464669 69.119684 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff sustained injuries when he was robbed and stabbed by three robbers. Yes Official Report
856 Jul 4 2009 Afghanistan 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 16 16 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 16 UN national staff deminers were seized while travelling between Khost and Paktia provinces late on Saturday. Archived Archived
2991 Aug 4 2019 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male INGO guard at an additional parking lot for the INGO in Calle Mariscal, Guatemala City was beat by unknown burglars attempting to steal from the compound. He was treated at a hospital and released after a few days. Yes Focal Point
862 Aug 4 2009 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 12.66667 21.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Greek) staff and 1 INGO national staff kidnapped in Chad; national staff released after 2 days; Intl released a month later. Archived Media
1393 Feb 4 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.862093 66.067575 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national NGO staffer was killed when the NGO vehicle hit a roadside IED Yes Official Report
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
1941 May 4 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.7 67.116667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver for a de-mining NGO was abducted while driving in Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh province. He was released on the 7th of May 2015. 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
876 Aug 4 2009 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contract driver shot dead by suspected robbers in Al Deain in South Darfur on Tuesday. Archived Media
1679 Jun 4 2013 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 11.123514 22.961818 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was killed due to fighting between two tribal groups. Yes Focal Point
2218 Jan 4 2017 Mali 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 16.263981 -0.027987 Unknown Unknown One security guard working for the ICRC was shot and killed during an altercation with two men on a motorcycle in Gao. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
1422 May 4 2013 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.187749 31.781709 Unknown Unknown One UN national contractor was killed and another wounded in a shooting when their vehicle was ambushed on the Bor-Juba road. Yes Official Report
1423 May 4 2013 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location -1.183623 29.448832 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was shot dead by unknown gunmen. Yes Official Report
1165 Oct 4 2011 DR Congo 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -4.3021688 28.9428526 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Yakutumba Five staff members of a Congolese NGO were killed when rebels, reportedly the Mai Mai Yakutumba, targeted their vehicle. It appears to be ethnically motivated, as perpetrators were targeting members of the Banyamulenge ethnic group, and sparing others. Pending Media
105 Mar 4 2000 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.9508511 30.0615075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Liberian) staff shot and killed by unknown assailant while sitting in their car in Kigali, March 4. Archived Archived
2771 Sep 4 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.85 31.6 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO staff members and their driver were travelling in Juba to the INGO compound when they were stopped by armed men wearing partially civilian and military clothes. Reports indicate the staff members were removed from the vehicle, robbed and the driver was assaulted and placed in the trunk of the vehicle around 2030hLT. The armed perpetrators drove the vehicle around until 2330hLT when it was abandoned. The driver was rescued and received medical attention for his injuries. Yes Official Report
108 Apr 4 2000 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -3.4055866 29.1375509 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Uvira, April 4. Archived Archived
1706 Jul 4 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 9.55012 44.066165 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was attacked by a gang and suffered a knife wound to the hand. Yes Focal Point
1974 Jun 4 2015 South Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.27393 28.688049 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A health mission was ambushed on-route to Manyang Ngok Primary Health Care Unit. The armed men shot and killed the driver. One INGO and one UN team member were severely injured and had to be hospitalized. Yes Official Report
374 Jun 4 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.627761 65.901625 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Uruzgan, June 4. Yes Official Report
2244 Nov 4 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown One contracted guard for an INGO was beaten and taken to hospital after an armed incursion on the office compound. The perpetrator was trying to break into the finance office. Some cellphones and cash were stolen. Yes Focal Point
2245 Jan 4 2016 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 34.555349 69.207486 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three international UN staff members required medical attention after a vehicle-borne IED exploded outside a guest house. Several other staff (not counted here) were also slightly injured but did not require medical assistance. Yes Focal Point
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
1984 Jul 4 2015 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck driver was shot in Wullu while showering. The driver had to stop in Wullu for a few days because of bad local road conditions. He died as a result of his injuries. Yes Official Report
2518 Jul 4 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.19729 31.76986 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One assistant driver was killed when gunmen attacked a two-truck humanitarian UN agency convoy near Mongalla town in Jubek state. Yes Focal Point
660 Dec 4 2008 Sudan 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO national staff injured when masked men armed with an AK-47 and hand grenade abducted and beat up the victims on the road to a volatile camp Darfur. The aid workers had been in a convoy heading to Kalma camp in south Darfur. The six aid workers - all Sudanese - are employed by an international aid organisation, which asked not to be named. Three of them were taken to hospital after the attack. Archived Archived
2258 Dec 4 2016 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 8.201656 32.157575 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male