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ID Month Day Year Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Sort descending Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
478 Sep 11 2006 Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO (3 national, 1 international) staff attacked, beaten and given death threats by around a dozen masked, armed men on a road between Zalingei and Nertiti near central Jabel Marra region in Darfur, Sept. 11. Archived Archived
750 Sep 17 2006 El Salvador 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.69294 -89.218191 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff Country Director was driving into Quezaltepeque to Santa Tecla railroad when an armed man attempted to stop the car. Victim decided to accelarate the vehicle and in order to avoid any shot she lowered her head. The car crashed into a barrier and rolled over. The CD was injured but recovered well. Archived Archived
1279 Apr 13 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 16 26 Police or paramilitary Unknown A UN national staff memberstaff was injured by a stray bullet during an exchange of gunfire between police and bank robbers in Kabkabiya, North Darfur in Sudan Yes Focal Point
1547 Oct 21 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.509147 36.306485 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable National female hit by shrapnel of an IED while standing on road waiting for taxi to travel between two work sites. Yes Focal Point
2883 Mar 11 2019 Burkina Faso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.1005099 -1.6226538 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was kidnapped on the road in Djibo, Soum by unknown perpetrators. Focal point reports indicate the staff are now safe. Yes Focal Point
1815 May 1 2014 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -1.402805 28.900472 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) An NGO staff member was physically assaulted by the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC) for suspected collaboration with the Alliance of Patriots for a Free and Sovereign Congo (APCLS). Yes Official Report
480 Sep 16 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff killed and 1 national staff injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded under their car just south of the capital, Sept 16. Archived Archived
752 Jul 21 2007 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 18.555277 -72.338333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Carrefour-feuilles, Port-au-Prince, July 21; released by kidnappers on July 23 at c. 20:30. Vehicle stolen during kidnapping but recovered by police. Archived Archived
1281 Aug 5 2011 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Raid Public location 6.74 44.27806 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was injured in a grenade attack in a restaurant in Kebridehar. Pending Archived
1549 Dec 14 2012 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5288319 21.0410733 Unknown Unknown Female national staff was attacked during robbery on the road and received 2 stab wounds. 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
1023 Nov 13 2010 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members were taken from the main road while driving a marked white truck transporting heavy equipment. Yes Official Report
1282 Oct 8 2011 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 0.3177137 32.5813539 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member on leave from Sudan was assaulted and injured together with her boyfriend during a robbery in Kampala. Yes Focal Point
754 Nov 22 2007 Papua New Guinea 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road -5.6816069 144.2489081 Unaffiliated Youths 2 INGO national staff were beaten in ambush when a group of approx. 10 youth blocked the road in front of INGO vehicle and robbed the team of cash, but left vehicle. Archived Archived
1024 Oct 22 2010 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 29.3743832 71.665621 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A staff member of a local NGO was kidnapped by people who initially indicated that they were anti-corruption officers. They later said they were a Taliban group and asked for 10 million rupees ransom. Yes Official Report
1551 May 13 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 6.0201774 80.2474836 Unknown Unknown One female UN staff member was physically and sexually assaulted while on R&R in country. The motive appears to be political for a number of reasons, including because her belongings were searched during the assault as well as the location where she was treated. Yes Focal Point
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
1025 Nov 18 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown AOG under the command of a prominent mullah abducted an INGO national staff member, while on a home visit. 2 days later, on 20 November, the staff member was released unharmed through negotiation. During the captivity, the staff member was question as to the identity of the organization, his position, programming and donors. Yes Official Report
1284 Apr 15 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.51952 65.25094 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An armed group abducted a female NGO national staff member on duty along with her son while they were travelling to Chaghcharan City by motorcycle. On the 17th of April, both of them were released unharmed in the said area in Shahrak following the negotiation held by a member of parliament. Yes Official Report
1819 Aug 31 2014 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.012818 29.356943 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) Two national INGO doctors were abducted by individuals suspected to be part of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They were released the following day after family members reportedly paid a ransom. Yes Official Report
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
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
1026 Nov 28 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 36 67.666667 Aid recipient Not applicable A verbal argument between three NGO staff members and local community over the transportation construction materials degenerated into violence and the NGO staff were physically assaulted. Yes Official Report
1285 Apr 5 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Unknown Unknown 36.80606 70.10436 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was injured when a BBIED detonated against a pro-government Militia commander. The blast killed 2 people--including the commander--and injured an additional 16 (including one of the commander's bodyguards, 1 ANP and 1 local employee of an INGO) 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
757 Feb 25 2008 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.828 79.93195613 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted by unknown men; released 2 days later in Colombo. Yes Focal Point
2093 May 25 2016 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.527988 31.668235 Unknown Unknown Two INGO contractors were physically assaulted by six unidentified persons during an attempted robbery. The victims sustained injuries were referred to an NGO clinic in order to receive medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2628 Oct 8 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4127 64.5123 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two national staff, one employed by a LNGO and one employed by an INGO, were abducted in Sangan, Ghor province. Following extensive negotiations between the anti-government kidnapper elements and the Herat access team, the two aid workers were released after 5 days. Yes Focal Point
224 Mar 13 2003 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 1.66607 27.00836 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member kidnapped in Badiya, Ituri, along with 3 civilians on March 13 and released 4 days later. Archived Archived
486 Nov 6 2006 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.41897 69.12144 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff kidnapped in Zormat district of the eastern Paktia province while on their way to visit a new school. No word on whether have been released. Yes Focal Point
1028 Nov 30 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 34.30157 62.2465 Unknown Unknown The corpse of a female national INGO staff member was found, after she went missing during work. Reportedly, she was physically assaulted and killed by an unknown number of perpetrators. A criminal motive such as robbery or a personal dispute is assumed to be the reason for the killing. Yes Official Report
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
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
759 Nov 7 2006 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized as a result of carjacking. Yes Focal Point
1557 Aug 17 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Project site 10.130742 33.327557 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO staff member was killed by a staff member of another INGO allegedly over domestic dispute. Yes Official Report
2630 Nov 23 2018 El Salvador 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 13.48 -89.183 Criminal MS-13 One female UN Agency staff member was robbed and raped by a supposed MS-13 gang member while on her way to the organization office. The assailant threatened the staff member with a knife during the attack. Yes Focal Point
488 Nov 5 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff kidnapped in Paktya province, Nov 5. No parties have claimed responsibility. Yes Official Report
760 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in a carjacking that also resulted in 2 policemen being killed (not included here). Yes Focal Point
1030 Dec 6 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff injured when an NGO vehicle came under small arms fire while driving. No further details known. Yes Official Report
1558 Aug 18 2013 India 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 18.970715 72.819421 Unknown Unknown One American working for an NGO was slashed by an assailant on her face and neck and robbed while on a commuter train. Pending Media
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
489 Nov 8 2006 Eritrea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 15.25 37.5 Unknown Unknown Two UN international staff seriously injured when their car hit a landmine in the middle of the main road from Tsorena to Forto, inside the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ), Nov. 8. Archived Archived
2361 Feb 27 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Shooting Ambush Road 7.090911 17.668887 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Suspected Ex-Seleka members shot and killed six people at an illegal checkpoint south of Makounda in Ouham Prefecture. One of the victims was a national UN education consultant and five were staff members from a local non-governmental organization. The perpetrators, reportedly belonging to the MPC faction, set the vehicle on fire after the shooting. The aid workers were on their way to Makounda. Yes Official Report
490 Nov 16 2006 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Unknown 12.53333 22.18333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded by armed men on horseback in southeast Chad, Nov 15/16. 7 employees and 3,200 displaced people remain missing as of Nov 20. Attack occurred near Koloy Archived Archived
762 Mar 21 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member hospitalized after attack. Motive related to ethnic violence. Yes Focal Point
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
229 May 11 2003 DR Congo 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed May 11. Archived Archived
491 Nov 24 2006 Lesotho 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -29.6039267 28.3350193 Unknown Unknown 1 IO international (Dutch) staff shot dead outside the house of Lesotho's trade and industry minister, where the victim was staying. Motive unknown, but attack came shortly after Parliament was dissolved to pave the way for elections Archived Archived
763 Jun 12 2007 Vietnam 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 16.16667 107.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after major assault during robbery Yes Focal Point
1827 Apr 12 2014 Pakistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.749899 70.342765 Unknown Unknown Three local NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown gunmen while traveling in a local taxi in Kulachi area. Yes Official Report
494 Dec 17 2006 Iraq 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 14 RC national staff held hostage after gunmen attack their downtown office in Baghdad (30 staff and visitors initially held - 16 released unharmed the same day). Archived Archived
764 Aug 13 2007 Pakistan 0 10 0 0 0 0 4 6 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.45993 72.50237 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff killed and 6 national staff injured when an INGO vehicle was struck by a roadside IED in the Ushu Valley, near the tourist resort of Kalam in the Swat district. Yes Focal Point
1828 Sep 16 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 9.258853 29.800177 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by SPLA soldiers and required medical treatment. Another UN staff member was also assaulted, but seems to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
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
765 Oct 12 2007 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after 'major assault'. Motive unknown. Archived Archived
1563 Aug 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 34.816435 67.816707 Unknown Unknown Two international aid workers were kidnapped and safely released three days later. Security officials said it was probably the work of hostage takers since the area is not a stronghold of the insurgency. Yes Official Report
2102 Mar 30 2016 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Public location 5.764345 20.670528 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two people on a motorcycle threw a grenade into a popular restaurant in Bambari near the central market. About 11 people were injured, including two INGO staff members that had to be medically evacuated to Bangui. One waitress died (not countered here) and 6 other humanitarian staff members from a local NGO and a UN agency were injured (pending further investigation before entry into AWSD). Yes Official Report
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
766 Nov 25 2007 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 One INGO national staff shot during armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
1830 Sep 24 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.98051 69.133384 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by anti-government elements at the INGO demining site. Yes Official Report
767 Dec 23 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed during ethnic strife/ staff relocation. Archived Archived
1037 Jul 8 2010 Kyrgyzstan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 42.87 74.59 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO staff member (American) was physically assaulted and wounded while returning home late in the evening with another international staff. Both were robbed, but it is not clear if this was the only motive for the incident. Yes Focal Point
1565 Aug 26 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.787959 70.478834 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was injured when a stray mortar struck a school where s/he was delivering a training. Yes Official Report
1831 Sep 25 2014 Central African Republic 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Project site 4.368349 18.55663 Unknown Unknown Seven INGO staff members were wounded by the explosion of a grenade, which detonated while they were cleaning a ditch. Yes Official Report
2104 Jun 24 2016 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 6.996037 19.185032 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was killed in a hotel in Kaga Bandoro. Yes Official Report
234 Jun 6 2003 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot, June 6. Archived Archived
498 Nov 9 2006 Sudan 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 6.75 30 Host state Sudanese Armed Forces Seven UN national staff and 1 INGO national staff members detained, severely beaten and caned by local soliders in Rumbek, southern Sudan, Nov 9. The INGO member was sent to Nairobi for medical treatment. Archived Archived
768 Dec 29 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff murdered. Motive unknown Yes Focal Point
1038 Mar 24 2010 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 national staff of an INGO were kidnapped and held for eight days. Yes Focal Point
1832 Sep 25 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.874167 71.152778 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six NGO contractors were abducted by anti-government elements. They were released the following day through the mediation of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
2105 Jul 5 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 4.41067 32.576909 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was killed by armed men who ambushed a private vehicle on the Torit-Kapoeta road in Eastern Equatorial. Other passengers in the car were robbed of their belongings, including cash, but were otherwise unharmed. The circumstances surrounding the killing of the INGO staff member are currently unknown. Yes Official Report
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
499 Nov 10 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff officer was physically assaulted and sustained back injuries in an incident where two MONUC helicopters landed in Rumbek for refuelling, Nov 10. Archived Archived
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
1039 Dec 12 2010 Iraq 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.4205927 43.307505 Unknown Unknown 3 national staff of an INGO were killed by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device outside the main entrance to the Government Center in Ramadi. INGO victims were not considered the target rather of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Yes Focal Point
1299 May 7 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.9 33.8 Unknown Unknown A national contractor of a UN agency was shot and killed Yes Official Report
1567 Aug 31 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.858778 31.598305 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by a person suspected to be an SPLA soldier while walking from the Olympic hotel in Juba. Yes Official Report
2640 Dec 21 2018 Uganda 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 3.53 31.35 Aid recipient Not applicable In total 13 UN staff members were caught amongst a mob inside the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement. 5 staff members were able to escape, and 3 were injured by crude weapons and required medical attention. Vehicles were also damaged during the mob violence. Yes Focal Point
500 Dec 7 2006 Sudan 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff violently beaten in Khor Abeche, South Darfur, Dec 7. Three vehicles also stolen. Yes Official Report
770 Feb 19 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded in armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
771 Apr 9 2008 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff severely injured in an armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
1041 Feb 26 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff member was critically injured when suspected members of armed opposition groups launched an attack on the Noor Guest House, Park Residence Guest House and Safi Landmark Hotel in Kabul Yes Focal Point
1835 Jan 28 2013 Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 0.120341 40.301715 Unknown Unknown A paramedic for the Kenyan Red Cross Society was injured when three gunmen shot at the ambulance after the driver ignored instructions to stop. Yes Official Report
2642 Jan 28 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 15.348333 44.206389 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female INGO director was reportedly summoned for questioning by Houthi rebels to their headquarters on January 28 in Sanaa, and after not returning to the organization was assumed kidnapped by the rebels. She was released on February 16, 2019 after international diplomatic pressure. Yes Media
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
772 Apr 30 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
1302 May 17 2012 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A national NGO staffer was shot and wounded by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
1836 Jun 29 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO nurse was killed by a stray mortar during clashes between clan militias. The nurse was assisting the wounded at the time of the attack. Yes Official Report
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
503 Dec 19 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff teacher injured in crossfire during armed dashes that took place in the vicinity of UN schools in Gaza, Dec 19. A 13-year-old school girl was also injured (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
773 Apr 23 2008 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30 70 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted and held for 8 days. Motive deemed 'political'. Yes Focal Point
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
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
774 May 6 2008 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 13 -85 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO international staff abducted by 'disgruntled beneficiary' and held for two days. Yes Focal Point
2645 Jul 29 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.82 38.02 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) 4 national INGO contracted staff were detained by ISIS on July 29, 2014. Exact release date is unkown, but all 4 contractors were confirmed released several months later. Yes Focal Point
241 Jul 22 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Farah, Afghanistan, July 22. Archived Archived
775 Jun 25 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after shooting. Motive deemed as 'theft'. Yes Focal Point
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
776 Aug 15 2008 El Salvador 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 13.692667 -89.218216 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff of local partners murdered. Motive deemed 'personal'. Yes Focal Point
2647 Aug 17 2018 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site -3.38413 29.1415 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO contractors were kidnapped during a raid on their project site in Uvira. The were released after several days. Yes Focal Point
2909 May 29 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One female INGO staff member was injured when a large rock was thrown into a project site and hit her on the head. Focal point reports indicate the staff member was hosting a meal event for girls and women in the safe space inside the Azraq Refugee Camp Village 2, when another male resident threw a large rock onto the shading tent above the centre while yelling 'women should stay home.' The staff member was taken to the hospital and received a CT scan. Yes Focal Point
507 Mar 14 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 10.53018 29.93292 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped when a commercial truck hired by an INGO to transport items for its water and sanitation programme was hijacked at Kaura (on the El Fasher-Kabkabiya road) by three armed men, 14 March. Archived Archived
777 Aug 26 2008 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted for what the INGO deemed a 'likely scam". Yes Focal Point
1047 Dec 8 2010 Malawi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -15.69383135 35.16222661 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff beaten and injured during a raid on an INGO compound. Attack may have been related to a robbery. Yes Focal Point
1575 Sep 8 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.361066 68.851885 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO staff members were hospitalized as a result of an AOG-initiated bomb blast accompanying a complex attack close to the NGO office. The NGO office was not the target of the attack. Yes Official Report
2114 Dec 20 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.811122 36.603827 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two UN agency partner staff were killed in the Syrian Arab Republic by an airstrike in Idlib, while attending a coordination meeting. Yes Focal Point
2910 Nov 10 2019 Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 16.001944, 43.196111 Police or paramilitary National Council of Abs District Officer Three female INGO staff members were injured when an armed district officer entered a project site with a gun and physically assaulted the women. Reports indicate the staff members were handing out vouchers at a women's only event when one woman was refused a voucher due to documentation issues. An hour later the women returned with a group of men, including a officer of the district where they assaulted the women. Yes Focal Point
508 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded when an ambulance escorted by Govt police was ambushed by 7-10 armed men in Khorbomba (Habila Kanari area, 23 km west from El Geneina), Dec 18. One policeman was also killed (not counted here) and three AK-47s Archived Archived
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
1842 Feb 18 2013 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One LNGO manager was wounded during clashes between two groups of Al Shabaab fighters. The clash was reportedly triggered by a dispute over the continuation of the LNGO's activities. Yes Official Report
2115 Oct 6 2015 Central African Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 5.384798 16.990356 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On 6 October, a private truck part of a Minusca-escorted convoy from Cameroon and carrying UN food commodities was looted near the town of Yaloke,along Bossemptele-Bangui axis. The incident occurred after armed men had opened fire against the convoy, killing one truck driver and wounding another one who later succumbed to injuries once at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2379 Mar 18 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -0.15496 29.243701 Unknown Unknown A national staff member for an INGO was killed by gunmen in Bwatsinge village, Lubero. At this time there is no further information available about this incident. Yes Official Report
245 Aug 27 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 36.22675 44.76106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded by small arms fire in Erbil, Aug 27. Archived Archived
510 Jan 27 2007 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff Regional Director killed in a carjacking attempt in Nairobi. Archived Archived
779 Sep 24 2008 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff of the local partners killed in ambush. Motive deemed political. Yes Focal Point
1049 Sep 19 2010 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 30.86017 72.31976 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff became unconscious when they were hit on their heads with batons during a riot that broke out with around 1000 people in an attempt to loot food items, during a food distribution. Yes Focal Point
1578 Sep 13 2013 Philippines 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.908154 122.088461 Non-state armed group: National Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Five local Red Cross volunteers were injured when Nur Misuari-led faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fired a rifle grenade in Barangay Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City. Pending Media
1843 May 25 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.021074 45.288353 Host State Somali Armed Forces One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces. Yes Official Report
2650 Jan 29 2018 Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.862532 10.218272 Unknown Unknown One national female staff member was walking on the street when a thief walked up to her and stole her phone and tried to steal her bag. She resisted and was hurt in the struggle when he pushed her back. The aid worker fell and injured her back. She was out on medical leave for over a week. Yes Focal Point
511 Feb 7 2007 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded when a bomb exploded in the residential compound in Pakistan's earthquake hit area. Archived Archived
780 Oct 17 2008 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30 70 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted and released after 6 days. Motive deemed 'personal' Yes Focal Point
1579 Sep 22 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 28.00069 69.31894 Unknown Unknown One female social worker employed by a local NGO was kidnapped by unidentified armed men and killed. Yes Official Report
1844 Jul 31 2013 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 2.045742 45.302612 Host State Somali Armed Forces Two LNGO staff were injured when Somali National Government (SNG) forces opened fire on the LNGO vehicle, allegedly because the vehicle did not stop when ordered to do so. The two staff were taken to a hospital. Yes Official Report
247 Aug 13 2003 Afghanistan 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed, 4 national staff wounded when ambushed in Ghazni, Aug 13. 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
1051 Jun 15 2010 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -15.69383135 35.16222661 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff beaten and tied up during an attack on an INGO office that involved robbery. Yes Focal Point
1580 Sep 23 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.492154 27.993158 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN staff member was assaulted after group of people at the scene of road traffic accident forcibly asked the staff member to transport a non-UN casualty to a hospital - while the injured was being received at the hospital, an unknown person assaulted the staff member. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
1581 Sep 23 2013 Kenya 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location -1.256975 36.803277 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN personnel and a UN contractor were reported injured during a complex attack by al-Shabaab at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
2119 May 21 2015 Cameroon 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.516397 14.291927 Unknown Unknown Two INGO national staff members were shot after being ambushed by armed assailants while travelling from the project site back to their base of operations. Yes Focal Point
2653 Apr 19 2019 Nigeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Raid Public location 10.312581 7.679319 Unknown Unknown On April 19 2019 at 11:40 pm LT, armed assailants entered a hotel resort in Kaduna state and began shooting, killing two individuals including one female international INGO aid worker. After firing at hotel guests the armed assailants reportedly took away three people, whose whereabouts are unknown at the time of writing. Yes Media
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
2384 Mar 29 2018 Azerbaijan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Landmine Ambush Road 41.071472 43.839254 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members were killed and two injured when the vehicle that they were driving hit an anti-tank landmine that detonated on impact. The incident occurred in the Ghazanchi area of Nagorno Karabakh on March 29th. Yes Media
515 Mar 13 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff abducted in front of their son by unknown men and found dead the next day. Yes Focal Point
1054 Oct 17 2010 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.4631769 -10.7846261 Unknown Unknown 1 local employee of an INGO was attacked at night while she traveled in a commercial vehicle. Men attacked her with knives and sticks, stole valuables, and took her to an isolated location for around 3 hours. She was hospitalised for injuries. Yes Focal Point
1583 Sep 23 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 28.000421 69.318844 Unaffiliated Spouse One female NGO worker was shot and killed by her husband in an honor killing. Pending Media
1848 Oct 25 2014 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.840985 31.614001 Unknown Unknown One INGO international staff member was injured when two individuals on a boda boda stole her purse. The staff member was hospitalized but released soon thereafter. Yes Official Report
2121 Oct 6 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 13.447898 22.464908 Unknown Unknown A female national staff member for a INGO was shot in the leg and robbed while at home. Yes Focal Point
1850 Jul 12 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 10.828468 49.252965 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO staff member was injured when shooting broke out during what seems to have been an inter-clan attack. Yes Official Report
2656 Apr 18 2019 Mali 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.083333 -2.666667 Unknown Unknown On April 17 between the towns of Douentza and Boni in Kerena village, 2 INGO staff members and 1 local NGO (all national staff) were kidnapped by unknown armed men. The NGO staff member was released days later on April 22, and the INGO staff were released on July 31 (3.5 months later). Yes Official Report
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
2123 Nov 11 2015 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Host State Somali Armed Forces A female national INGO aid worker was driving an ambulance when she was shot by Somali forces. The bullet hit her in the leg. Yes Focal Point
2387 Mar 10 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.140888 36.755199 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids on Idlib while fulfilling emergency response duties. Yes Media
2657 Apr 22 2019 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -2.0789 41.1338 Unknown Unknown One female Red Cross volunteer was attacked by unknown assailants with a large knife while closing her store, unrelated to Red Cross activities, in Mbwajumwali village at 11:00pm. Media reports indicate the volunteer was killed after suffering several large and serious lacerations. There is an ongoing police investigation Yes 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
1852 Dec 29 2013 Somalia 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0.645158 41.560769 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five local NGO staff members were abducted by unidentified gunmen. Yes Official Report
2658 May 14 2018 Algeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 36.883333 3.716667 Unaffiliated Not applicable One international female INGO consultant was raped by two individuals in their home on May 14, 2018 in Djinet town. The staff member was offered a site seeing trip by the couple, who then kidnapped her and took her to their residence where the sexual assault occurred. After an investigation charges were laid on both individuals. Yes Media
254 Sep 8 2003 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.5448968 68.4132108 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded when ambushed in Moqor district of Ghazni province on September 8th. The Taliban reportedly orchestrated the attack. Archived Archived
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
2126 Sep 13 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Unknown Office/compound 34.014552 69.192392 Unknown Unknown The Afghan Red Crescent reported that a volunteer died while doing volunteer work in Afghan Logar Branch. There is no further information to date, although the incident was most likely related to unexploded ordinance. Yes Focal Point
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
1059 Jul 11 2010 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Unknown Public location 0.3177137 32.5813539 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 1 international (American) who was working with an INGO was killed when a bomb exploded on a rugby field in Kampala, during the bombings that took place during the World Cup. Pending Media
2127 Aug 13 2015 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 8.296968 30.153157 Unknown Unknown On August 13, a volunteer in Leer County was killed in Wor Juot village, Gandor payam. An investigation into the details of this incident is still ongoing as of July 2016. Yes Focal Point
2660 Mar 17 2018 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.231 124.240967 Unknown Unknown A female national staff member was a victim of robbery in Iligan city (Philippines) while withdrawing cash from the ATM machine. She was hit in the face 4 times, resulting in a hematoma, and stabbed with an ice pick or screwdriver twice in the stomach. No internal organs were damaged but one of the wounds needed stiches. She was released from hospital the next day. Yes Focal Point
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
1590 Oct 6 2013 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.839911 31.611074 Unknown Unknown Two UN staff members were severely assaulted and sustained multiple stab wounds at the vicinity of their compound in the evening. They were admitted into a hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
2129 May 6 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown On May 6, during a distribution mission in Douma Branch near Damascus, a couple of mortar shells hit close to a SARC convoy and killed female sub-branch volunteer. Yes Focal Point
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
2394 Mar 25 2018 South Sudan 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.1079 30.964542 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) On March 25th, seven NGO workers were abducted by SPLA-IO opposition forces outside Yei, Central Equatorial. The aid workers were part of a convoy that was delivering supplies to health centers in Kupera, Limuro, Wuji, and Koyoko. Along with their three vehicles, they were all released on April 15th and were reported to be in good health. Yes Official Report
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
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
259 Oct 27 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 ICRC national staff killed when ICRC office bombed in Baghdad (10 civilians also killed but not counted here). Archived Archived
527 Apr 23 2007 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO nationals staff injured when unknown armed men attacked an INGO vehicle near Marla (55 km South East of Nyala, South Darfur), 23 April. They shot at the vehicle. Archived Archived
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
2664 May 5 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.4 70.366667 Unknown Unknown Four NGO staff members travelling in Surkh Rod district were injured when a Magnetic Improvised Explosive Device (MIED) attached to an NGO rented vehicle detonated. Yes Official Report
2926 Apr 11 2020 Mali 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.822778 -3.698611 Unknown Unknown Four national staff members of a local NGO were reportedly kidnapped in the commune of Fittouga, 7 km south of Saraf Pending Official Report
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
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
1859 Nov 25 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.292374 70.574089 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three NGO staff were abducted by opposition forces from their private vehicle as they drove toward Jalalabad. Tribal elders negotiated their release three days later. Yes Official Report
2927 Apr 17 2020 DR Congo 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.200656 29.024874 Unknown Unknown Four INGO staff members were reportedly kidnapped while travelling in two vehicles in between Fizi and Baraka in South Kivu. Their whereabouts and the perpetrators are unknown at this time. Pending Media
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
1594 Oct 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 34.002473 62.224309 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local NGO workers were shot and wounded when the bus they were traveling on was fired at by armed men attempting an ambush at an illegal checkpoint. The bus kept driving and victims received medical treatment. Yes Official Report
1860 Nov 24 2014 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road -1.183699 29.450173 Unknown Unknown One INGO employee was killed an another injured in a carjacking attempt. Yes Official Report
2928 Apr 12 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 7.1703 31.40858 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was reportedly killed by a group of perpetrators stealing cattle from the Pamot cattle camp in Twic East county. Further information is unknown at this time. Pending Official Report
4 Feb 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO international staff killed by Al ittihad militia in Kismayo. Archived Archived
262 Oct 28 2003 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured by explosive in office, Oct 28. Victim's son also injured. Archived Archived
530 Feb 17 2007 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff assaulted by a group of unidentified men while walking home in southern Sudan, 17 Feb. Victim was beaten with sticks and sustained injuries. The attackers took his money and other personal belongings. Archived Archived
1595 Oct 23 2013 Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 12.008688 24.840129 Unknown Unknown The head of a Sudanese NGO was killed when armed carjackers ambushed and hijacked the NGO vehicle. Another NGO staff member and a police officer were also injured. The attack happened about 15 kilometers southwest of Nyala. Pending Media
2398 Apr 8 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 8.723687 30.164704 Unaffiliated Youths One national NGO aid worker was killed in a crossfire incident during clashes in Mayendit between local youths. Yes Official Report
2668 Jun 30 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Detention Custody 37.05 41.22 Unknown Unknown One international and three national staff members were reportedly taken after a meeting with local dignitaries in Qamishli, North East Syria. The four staff members were released in December 2018. 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
5 Feb 14 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -1.9508511 30.0615075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Kigali Feb 14. Archived Archived
1328 Jul 12 2012 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 38.4435 70.80413 Unknown Unknown An unknown group lobbed a grenade into an INGO compound, induring three: 2 international and 1national staff. Suspected motive was intimidation, but details are unknown. Yes Official Report
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
799 Oct 17 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.79767 44.90755 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff was injured during a shooting incident in Merka. Yes Focal Point
2136 Jun 30 2015 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.706199 69.383108 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three staff members were abducted while leaving a project site at an unauthorized checkpoint. The staff were released 5 days later after community negotiations. Yes Focal Point
2931 Apr 30 2020 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.317222 16.378333 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was injured after being physically assaulted by a group of armed young men in the central Bozoum market, for unknown reasons. The staff member was treated at the local city hospital. Pending Official Report
7 May 1997 DR Congo 0 0 10 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Non-state armed group: National Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL) 10 NRCS staff first aid workers killed in fighting between Zairean troops and rebels from the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL). Archived Archived
800 Dec 23 2008 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 7.33333 80.75 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot outside office. Archived Archived
2137 Sep 18 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.014552 69.192392 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A staff member and their family were killed on holiday after driving over RIED. Yes Focal Point
2401 Apr 20 2018 Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Shooting Unknown Project site 9.640175 28.434905 Non-state armed group: Subnational Misseriya One INGO driver was killed and three aid workers injured when they were attacked in the Taalei-Mabek area in Abyei by armed men, suspected to be Misseriya. The team was on a vaccination campaign. The injured aid workers were taken to a hospital in Abyei and then evacuated to an INGO hospital in Agok. Yes Official Report
534 May 8 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.6507279 48.3009945 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 British, 1 Kenyan) staff kidnapped by gunmen in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, May 9; released May 14. There have been suggestions the aid workers were seized for use as a bargaining chip in a dispute between fishermen and the national authorities over impounded fishing vessels. Archived Archived
1599 Nov 11 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.689845 62.732388 Unknown Unknown One national staff member working for an INGO implementing partner was abducted by five unknown armed men. The individual was released two days later on November 13 after a local elder mediated. Yes Official Report
2138 Dec 15 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.706199 69.383108 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia A staff member was detained by local militants due to perceived police connections, and was then released after 4 days following community negotiations. Yes Focal Point
2933 Sep 29 2018 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.45 20.983333 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was seriously wounded when armed men attacked an NGO office in Zangba. Pending ACLED
9 Jun 17 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Detention Unknown -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Ruhengeri June 17. Arrested by soldiers on 9 June 1997. The mutilated body was found in the bush near Ruhengeri town, on 13 June and had been tortured and shot through the head. Archived Archived
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
1600 Nov 19 2013 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.092538 70.469295 Criminal Unknown Three national staff members of a UN implementing partner were abducted by an unknown armed group. They were released the next day with the help of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
1867 Dec 20 2014 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.183623 29.448832 Unknown Unknown National staff of INGO kidnapped and released four days later. Yes Official Report
2139 Sep 19 2015 Guatemala 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 15.689653 -88.609658 Unknown Unknown A young volunteer was murdered on September 19 in Santo Tomas de Castilla. She was on her way to the branch office to attend a volunteer meeting. According to initial report she was shot in the head getting into a taxi however, the circumstances are still unclear as to what happened. Yes Focal Point
2934 Oct 13 2016 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One ICRC staff member was reportedly killed during clashes between Ex-Seleka militia and MINUSCA forces in Kaga-Bandoro. Pending ACLED
536 Apr 17 2007 Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Public location -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff, believed to be former policemen, suffered minor injuries after they were caught up in the robbery of a Suva restaurant, April 17. Archived Archived
1601 Nov 6 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.927027 66.142532 Unknown Unknown An off-duty NGO staff member was shot and killed by two unknown gunmen. Yes Official Report
2140 Mar 24 2015 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.706199 69.383108 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO staff members were abducted while driving to a project site. They were released one day later. Yes Focal Point
2935 Oct 14 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Custody 4.737425 22.819462 Unknown Unknown Four INGO staff members were reportedly taken from their office in Bangassou by unknown armed perpetrators. They were all released 30 minutes later, but one international staff member had serious injuries. Pending ACLED
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
1602 Oct 13 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 3 3 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.899383 36.763292 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Six ICRC staff and one Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer were abducted by gunmen who had opened fire on the Red Cross convoy as they were traveling to Damascus. Three ICRC staff and the one Red Crescent volunteer were released the next day. The ICRC is awaiting information on the remaining three. Reports from ICRC in April 2019 indicate the remaining international staff member and two national staff members may still be alive, although specific information about their whereabouts is unknown. Yes Media
2936 Nov 7 2007 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 7.25 16.433333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was reportedly shot and killed while checking on health conditions in Paoua. Pending ACLED
270 Nov 20 2003 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 12.7503486 122.7312101 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff wounded when caught in cross fire between police and robbery suspects, Nov 20. Husband also wounded. Archived Archived
1603 Nov 24 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.910763 65.028694 Unknown Unknown Two local NGO staff members were abducted by unknown individuals. Yes Official Report
1870 Jan 20 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 11.199019 29.417932 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces One staff person was injured when bombs dropped by the Sudanese Air Force landed on a hospital operated by an INGO. The hospital is located in the Nuba Mountains village of Frandala. Yes Official Report
2676 Apr 25 2019 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 Shooting Raid Project site 30.631561 66.736965 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female polio vaccination team member was shot and killed, and another injured, while administering the vaccine in the remote village of Sultan Zai, 100km Northwest of Quetta, Balochistan. The team was ambushed in the village by unknown armed assailants, who began shooting at the group. There were reports of four other attacks on polio vaccination teams that week in Pakistan. Yes Media
2937 Mar 7 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.409167 20.653056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two humanitarian staff members were hit with stray bullets during clashes in Ndele at the beginning of March (exact date unknown). One staff member was killed and the other injured. More information is unavailable at this time. Pending Official Report
806 Jan 19 2009 DR Congo 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 5 0 5 8 0 3 5 Rape/sexual assault Raid Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO international staff and 3 INGO national staff attacked and seriously hurt, including one who was raped and two others sexually assaulted, in raid/robbery of their house in Goma. Archived Archived
1076 Oct 17 2010 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.3508273 62.2164003 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted staff members were abducted by a group of militants while returning from a mission. One employee was released on 28 Oct while the other was released on 4 Nov; both unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2407 May 2 2018 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown A female international staff member working for the ICRC was kidnapped from inside the organization's compound by armed men in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening. Local security authorities have called this an inside job and are investigating whether this incident involved a local private security firm that was staffing the compound. At least one guard is suspected of participating in the kidnapping. Information about any of the perpetrators cannot be confirmed at this time. The motive for the kidnapping is unknown and concern for the aid worker's safety have been expressed. Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab operates in Somalia and is active in Mogadishu. Yes Media
2677 Feb 5 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.4833 29.45 Unaffiliated Community members One Ebola response team member was assaulted and injured when a group of local residents clashed with aid workers after the transfer of an Ebola case to Tako village in Beni Territory. The organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
272 Dec 27 2003 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 0.44701 42.69699 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff kidnapped and escaped when they were caught up in armed attack/robbery of Somali organization AFREC in Marere, Dec 27. Archived Archived
1872 Sep 23 2014 Guinea 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.433333 -13.083333 Unaffiliated Community members A team of five aid workers was attacked in Guinea by a crowd that grew hostile when the team started collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola. One the aid workers sustained a neck wound. Yes Media
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
2678 Mar 31 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.15 29.283333 Unaffiliated Community members Two Ebola response team members were assaulted and injured by a group of local residents in Butembo. The team was preforming a burial of one Ebola victim in Mwemero Cellule, Wayene Quarter, Bulengera Commune of Butembo, when they were attacked. The injured staff were taken to the Butembo Ebola sub-coordination office for first aid. Organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. 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
541 Jan 20 2007 Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 14.201859 24.663781 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor and 1 IO national staff abducted at the market area in Kutum by Arab Militias base in Sheik Abu Da Bagi, 20 Jan.; later released on 21 January. Archived Archived
2409 May 5 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 35.359532 70.859562 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Police (ANP) One NGO female aid worker in Wama district was shot and killed when an Afghan National Police officer fired his weapon at a group of NGO workers and then fled the scene. Further details about this incident and the motive are unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
2679 May 16 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Unknown 35.6581 68.0478 Staff member Security guard One female midwife at an NGO clinic located in Ruyi Dab District of Samangan province was allegedly sexually assaulted by 6 local individuals and a security guard from the NGO clinic. Reports indicate the suspects are now in custody. Yes Official Report
2940 Feb 16 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 10.294 22.782 Unknown Unknown One humanitarian was killed according to official reports in Birao. No further information is available at this time. Pending Official Report
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
542 May 21 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded. Yes Focal Point
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
1874 Jan 19 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 4.366667 18.583333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A French aid worker working for a charity organization was abducted at gunpoint in Bangui, Central African Republic and released unharmed on January 23, 2015. Yes Media
2146 Jul 14 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 6.807249 29.678888 Unaffiliated Not applicable An INGO national staff member was shot and killed in Barpakeny, Rumbek East. The incident appears to have been related to a personal matter and not because the victim was an aid worker. Yes Official Report
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
543 Jun 11 2007 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.24269 16.44059 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff shot and killed Monday while traveling from the group's regional base in the African country as part of an "exploratory mission'' checking on health conditions in the town of N'Gaoundal. Rebels control much of the area where the victim was killed, but it was unclear whether they were involved in the attack Archived Archived
810 Feb 17 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.6257334 65.7145053 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An INGO national staffer was shot and killed following threatening letters from armed opposition groups warning residents to cease working for the Afghan government and foreign entities. Yes Official Report
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
1609 Nov 26 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Individual attack Project site 32.627761 65.901625 Unknown Unknown Three aid workers involved in a village-level development project were killed by a remote-controlled bomb. Pending Media
1875 Nov 30 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 9.945357 33.809026 Staff member Security guard A UN staff member was assaulted by an INGO security guard. The UN staff member was taken to the hospital as a result of the attack. Yes Official Report
2942 Nov 15 2019 Malawi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO guards were assaulted and injured after unknown perpetrators attempted to enter the house but fled after a shot was fired. Yes Focal Point
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
544 Jun 12 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was shot and died the following day. The agency is temporarily suspending all but emergency medical and food programmes. The victim appears to have been caught in the crossfire and not targeted because of UN affiliation. Yes Focal Point
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
2148 Jul 9 2016 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.555349 69.207486 Unknown Unknown One INGO international aid worker was abducted from her car while travelling home from an appointment in Kabul. Reportedly, the assailants were not part of the Taliban. The aid worker was released on July 23rd. Yes Media
2412 May 14 2018 South Sudan 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 2 2 12 0 0 12 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.178817 27.956335 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Twelve NGO members went missing in Western Equatorial, near Yangiri, while en route from Tambura to Yambio in a mixed-agency marked convoy. One staff member was able to escape, ten were released on May 18th after negotiations. The last two aid workers, one national and one international, were released on, or around, May 24th. Yes Official Report
2682 May 23 2019 Burkina Faso 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.104039 -1.629995 Unknown Unknown Three UN Agency partner national staff members were abducted from their project site at the Goudoubo Health Centre in the Mentao Refugee Camp, outside of Djibo. During the incident an agency vehicle was taken and two female staff members were temporarily held, but released shortly after (not counted here). Yes Official Report
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
545 Jun 13 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was shot in the head. The agency is temporarily suspending all but emergency medical and food programmes. The victim appears to have been caught in the crossfire and not targeted because of UN affiliation. Yes Focal Point
812 Feb 21 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed when bandits opened fire on a passenger bus. Archived Archived
2149 Jul 27 2016 Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 11.529264 13.653517 Unknown Unknown An attack on a humanitarian convoy injured one UN aid worker and another from an International Organization. Both were hospitalized as a result of the attack, which occurred on the road between Bama and Maiduguri. Travel to high-risk areas was temporarily suspended. Yes Official Report
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
279 Feb 14 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 4 NGO national staff killed in Farah ambush, Feb 14. Archived Archived
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
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
2415 May 22 2018 South Sudan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.959847 31.210376 Unknown Unknown Seven INGO staff members traveling in and INGO vehicle convoy were ambushed and held by the unknown assailants in Western Equatorial between Lanyi and Gado. Reports indicate the motive was likely economic and the kidnapping was simply a result of an unplanned ambush. There is no follow-up information available at this time. Yes Official Report
280 Feb 25 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff killed in ambush northeast of Kabul, Feb 25. Archived Archived
815 Apr 19 2009 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.000003 43.999993 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Belgian doctor, Danish nurse)staff kidnapped on their way back from a project site; released April 28. Their abductors had demanded a ransom. Archived Archived
2416 May 22 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 1.572747 30.240077 Unknown Unknown Armed assailants ambushed an INGO vehicle that was transporting cash from an airfield to the city center in Irumu territory. When the vehicle came under fire, the four aid workers onboard abandoned the vehicle and ran to hide in the bush. Although two aid workers were able to escape, the other two were found by the gunmen. They were assaulted and stabbed. Yes Official Report
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
549 May 19 2007 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.31933 16.37992 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff nurse abducted along with another health worker (not included) abducted by armed men in the bush 38km from Bozoum, 19 May; released on Sunday. The INGO decided not to resume activities in northwestern Central African Republic, despite the release of two kidnapped health workers because of insecurity Archived Archived
1086 Jan 13 2011 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown Three Bulgarian air crew members working for a private company contracted by a UN humanitarian agency were abducted upon landing on the helipad. There were released six months later on 6 June 2012. Pending Media
2153 Aug 9 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location 8.723687 30.164704 Unknown Unknown The remains of 47 people were found on the outskirts of Rubkway in Mayendit County on August 9th by a UNMISS patrol. Increased fighting has been reported in the area since August 7th between the SPLA and a currently unidentified group. One NGO staff member was extracted from the area with gunshot wounds and treated at the UNMISS base. Yes Official Report
2417 May 30 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 4.089045 30.681738 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A commercial vehicle carrying 15 passengers was attacked by armed men on the Yei-Kaya road about 9 miles (16 km) from Yei. Two people were killed during the ambush, one of which was a reportedly a local NGO aid worker. Yes Official Report
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
550 Jun 17 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO international (Japanese) staff wounded passing through traffic circle in Kabul when Taliban bombed a police academy bus at Kabul Archived Archived
1347 Sep 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.7 67.116667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An RCIED attached to a bike detonated next to the entrance to the Department of Information and Culture, injuring 7 local civilians (including 1 IO and 1 NGO staff member) Yes Official Report
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
1882 Aug 29 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.171831 70.621679 Unknown Unknown An NGO staff member was shot and killed for unknown reasons in Khogyani District. Yes Official Report
818 Mar 6 2009 Mozambique 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Mob violence Project site -15.11646 39.2666 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 national Red Cross workers killed by mobs accusing them of deliberately infecting water sources with the agent that causes cholera. They were, in fact, disinfecting the water with chlorine. Archived Archived
1088 Jan 27 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Road 35.01361 69.17139 Unknown Unknown A local female staff of an INGO engaged in education and microfinance was approached by two men on motorcycles, and killed on her way to a project location. The attackers fled the scene immediately afterwards. The victim was a 12th grade student in a local high-school, employed part-time as the INGO teacher trainer for a longer-term training program. The attackers targeted the said INGO staff member, possibly because of her involvement with women's programming. Yes Official Report
2155 Aug 16 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.398883 28.815942 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO vehicles were ambushed along the Mweso-Kalembe road in Misinga village, North Kivu on August 16th. The armed assailants shot and wounded an international INGO staff member. Three national INGO staff members were also abducted during the attack and then released later on in the day. Yes Official Report
2690 Sep 19 2018 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 36.316667 44 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female national NGO staff member was sexually assaulted in Erbil, Iraq on September 19, 2018. The assault reportedly occurred in a marketplace and the perpetrator was an aggressive vendor. Yes Focal Point
2953 Jun 10 2019 Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.8 10.17 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was assaulted and robbed on her way home from work. Yes Focal Point
820 Mar 14 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.2859776 80.7161013 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam 1 UN national staff injured: On Saturday (March 14) a UN aid worker who sustained injuries due to LTTE attacks was rescued by security forces in general area Puthukkudiyirippu. Archived Archived
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
288 Mar 21 2004 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 0 1 2 Shooting Ambush Road 9.560335 44.069722 Non-state armed group: National Al-Ittihad al-Islami Two INGO (1 Kenyan national, 1 national) staff killed and 1 international (German) staff wounded in ambush in Somaliland at a roadblock outside the capital Hargeisa. Reportedly, members of Al-Ittihad al-Islami opened fire on the team. Archived Archived
554 Jun 25 2007 Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 22.4237755 91.72367388 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff in captivity by Myanmar militants since June 25 in forests managed to foil a rescue mission by Bangladesh security forces and escaped after an hour-long exchange of fire. Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) personnel closed in on the kidnappers in Thanchi forests in Chittagong Hill Tracts on Friday. Freed later. Archived Archived
1886 Feb 8 2015 Sudan 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Complex attack Ambush Road 10.55 34.283333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three volunteers from the Sudanese Red Crescent were killed and one seriously injured while returning from the town of Kurmuk after supporting a humanitarian relief mission in the field. The staff were hit by RPG and machine gun fire. Yes Media
2955 Apr 12 2019 Mexico 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Unknown 19.433333 -99.133333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was assaulted by two men and robbed in a supermarket. Yes Focal Point
1887 Apr 28 2014 Cambodia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 11.544873 104.892167 Unknown Unknown A UN contractor was killed outside her home when she confronted her attacker, a man who was trying to steal her bicycle. Pending Media
2159 Sep 5 2016 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.64399 29.185867 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO vehicles were intercepted by gunmen at Misinga village along Kalembe road. Three INGO workers were abducted. They were released on Wednesday, September 7th. 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
30 Nov 22 1997 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff (from two agencies) and 1 from another UN body abducted by gunmen on Nov 22 and released the next day. Involved a charcoal trade dispute. Yes Focal Point
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
823 Mar 14 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.878 80.70382459 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A UN national staffer kidnapped and forcibly conscripted by LTTE along with 3 dependents (not included). Yes Official Report
1354 Oct 9 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.256395 70.787806 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local NGO staff member was injured when a roadside IED detonated near a taxi that two staff members were traveling in. Reports deemed it unlikely that they were targetted, as they were traveling low-profile. Yes Official Report
1623 Dec 6 2013 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 11.671952 11.534682 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member suffered gunshot wounds when the NGO was robbed by gunmen. Yes Official Report
1888 Dec 30 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 32.927129 66.141526 Unknown Unknown Three health sector workers of a NGO were kidnapped in Shalai, Uruzgan district while treating patients in the field. An additional staff member was severely beaten and then set free. Pending Media
2424 Dec 9 2017 Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Project site -23.064754 43.59048 Unknown Unknown During a night raid, armed bandits attacked a project team of four aid workers that were spending the night at the site. The team was robbed of valuables and one of the team members was raped. Yes Focal Point
2694 May 11 2019 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Public location 11.833333 13.15 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One NGO national humanitarian worker was killed in an attack attributed to Boko Haram in Moranti, near Tashan Joni area of Maiduguri at 7:00pmLT. 8 bodies were recovered after the incident including the NGO worker, and four civilian bodies are still reported to be missing. Pending Media
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
291 Apr 8 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff kidnapped and 1 INGO international (Israeli) staff , later released. Archived Archived
824 Mar 16 2009 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 3.80958 43.24628 Unknown Unknown 3 UN international (1 Azerbaijan, 1 Ghanean, 1 French) staff and 1 UN national staff abducted in Wajid, southern Somalia. They have been abducted by gunmen despite their own armed escort - and with no shots fired - as they prepared to leave the country for Nairobi. Archived Archived
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
2959 Aug 21 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 15.666667 43.933333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded after his vehicle was ambushed on the road in Thi Yai village near Dhamar city. Yes Focal Point
292 Apr 8 2004 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.42056 43.30778 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Japanese) staff kidnapped on road near Ramadi by Saraya al Mujahideen, April 8. Archived Archived
1095 Apr 5 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 34.95 71.13333 Unknown Unknown Three NGO staff received moderate to severe gunshot wounds when their vehicle was stopped by a group of gunmen who quickly opened fire on their vehicle. Yes Official Report
1891 Feb 8 2015 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road -1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown An INGO worker was driving in his private vehicle when armed individuals, who were attempting to stop the car, opened fire. The INGO worker was taken to hospital. Yes Official Report
293 Apr 14 2004 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.35581 43.78612 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff kidnapped near Fallujah on April 14; released next day. Archived Archived
559 Jul 13 2007 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 32 67.25 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 donor agency national staff killed and 2 national staff injured Friday after suspected Taliban ambushed their convoy Yes Official Report
826 Mar 16 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff gravely wounded (leg severed) as a result of shelling in the no fire zone, and later died due to lack of medical care. Yes Focal Point
1096 Apr 10 2011 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.39534 29.13779 Unknown Unknown Two staff (one national, one international) were wounded when unidentified armed men in military uniforms attacked and looted an INGO vehicle. Yes Official Report
1626 Dec 13 2013 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 15.075763 -7.519128 Unknown Unknown An NGO humanitarian worker was killed by unknown robbers. Yes Official Report
2961 May 12 2020 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Raid Project site 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO midwife was killed when armed assailants raided the maternity ward of a hospital in Kabul. The attackers opened fire on the patients and staff resulting in a total of 24 deaths, including 16 mothers. Neither the Taliban nor ISIS have claimed responsibility. Pending Media
1358 Oct 14 2012 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.20219 64.864222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four national staffers of an INGO were kidnapped while driving back from a project site. They were held until Oct 21 and interrogated by an armed opposition group, before being released unharmed. Yes Official Report
1627 Dec 16 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One nationally recruited INGO member was injured by a stray bullet when a fight involving the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) erupted. Yes Official Report
1893 Feb 21 2015 Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 21.265956 97.67189 Non-state armed group: Subnational Kokang rebels A Myanmar Red Cross volunteer was injured in an attack on a Red Cross convoy traveling from Laukkai. Clashes between ethnic Kokang rebels and the Myanmar army have flared up in recent weeks, although the Myanmar Nationalities Democratic Alliance Army (the main Kokang rebel group) denied any part in the attack. Yes Media
2698 Feb 18 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.783333 33.05 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when shot in accidental crossfire. The perpetrator is currently unknown at this time. Yes Focal Point
2962 May 14 2020 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 12.333333 23.416667 Police or paramilitary Sudan National Security Service One INGO staff member was shot after different sections of the Sudanese security forces, engaged in fire in Central Darfur, entered the INGO hospital in Rokero while shooting. The staff member shot in the crossfire was severely injured. Pending Official Report
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
561 Jul 24 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 9.28 80.25490821 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed by gunman in the island's army-held far northern Jaffna peninsula. Archived Archived
1359 Oct 14 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.033527 60.834829 Unknown Unknown Four staff of a local NGO were abducted from their vehicle, which was being used as an ambulance, while they were providing health services to the patients. They were all released unharmed 6 days later. Yes Official Report
1628 Dec 17 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.405904 70.359338 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN Agency Implementing Partner staff member was traveling in the organization's vehicle when stopped by an armed group and subsequently abducted. Yes Official Report
1894 Feb 8 2015 Guinea 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.433333 -13.083333 Unaffiliated Community members An Guinea Red Cross volunteer was wounded in an attack by a mob in Forecariah when she tried to provide a burial for a woman suspected to have died from Ebola. Another volunteer was attacked during the incident as but sustained no serious injuries. Yes Official Report
2963 May 17 2020 South Sudan 0 8 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 8.0412978 32.0298672 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Two INGO staff members and one volunteer were killed, with five others ( 2 staff and 3 volunteers) wounded after intense intercommunal clashes and cattle raids broke out in Pieri, Uror country. The INGO had to temporarily suspend operations in the village. Pending Official Report
296 May 18 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.7581256 66.8980826 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff murdered in Balkh, May 18. Yes Focal Point
562 Aug 18 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Criminal Haqqani Network 1 INGO international staff seized from a Kabul restaurant while having lunch with her husband on Saturday. A spokesman on a video said the abductors were not Taliban, but belonged to a "special network".He demanded the release of the group's men held by President Hamid Karzai's government Archived Archived
829 Mar 21 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff was beaten in ambush - 4 national staff of 2 INGOs were returning to Archived Archived
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
297 May 23 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 36 67.666667 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed, 1 national staff injured when vehicle hit landmine in Samangan, May 23. 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
564 Sep 11 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 5 47 Unaffiliated Clan One UN national staff shot and killed by unidentified clan gunmen Tuesday afternoon in Abudwak, a town in the central Somali region of Galgadud. The victim was targeted for clan-related reasons, reliable sources in Abudwak said. Yes Official Report
1897 Jan 31 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.91784 64.775515 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A female international aid worker was released after two weeks in captivity by the Taliban. She was kidnapped during a raid on the aid organization's compound. Yes Media
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
1898 Feb 17 2015 Myanmar 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 21.156717 97.573478 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two volunteers from the Myanmar Red Cross Society were injured when the convoy that they were traveling in was attacked. The volunteers were part of humanitarian Red Cross marked convoy that was evacuating civilians displaced by fighting in the northern Shan state. The volunteers were taken to hospital with head and abdominal wounds and one of them required surgery for their wounds. Update: Despite receiving medical attention, one of the volunteers passed away on 27 March, 2015, as a result of the gunshot wound sustained in the attack. Yes Media
2703 Jun 10 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 8.76328 29.856159 Unknown Unknown While travelling from Khat to Boaw in Koch district, the NGO vehicle was shot at by unknown criminals and kept driving. Two national staff members were shot, and managed to continue moving until the Tar Jath airfield near Rier. They were transported to a medical clinic in Bentiu, and later to Juba. Yes Official Report
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
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
1634 Jan 7 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 36.212883 37.164151 Unknown Unknown Three local staff of an INGO were killed during a mortar attack. Yes Official Report
1900 Feb 24 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN hired consultant and her translator were kidnapped from their car in Sana'a by armed men who were posing as police officers. After nearly six months in captivity, she was released in August 2015. Pending Media
2968 Mar 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.325 15.322222 Criminal Unknown One female INGO national staff member was robbed and beaten by criminals and left by the Congo river. Yes Focal Point
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
301 Jun 22 2004 Chechnya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 43.25 45.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Nazran, June 22. Archived Archived
1635 Jan 13 2014 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.621777 65.054705 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN-contracted polio doctors were abducted, taken to a desert area, and harshly beaten by anti-government forces. They were released a few hours later. Yes Official Report
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
2969 May 27 2020 Somalia 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnap-killing Raid Office/compound -3222733 -4565257 Unknown Unknown 7 NGO staff members were reportedly kidnapped by unknown masked perpetrators from the NGO centre in Gololey, Balcad. On May 28 the bodies of the 7 staff members, and one other civilian, were returned to the centre. Investigations into the murders are ongoing. Conflicting reports point blame to the Somalia Armed Forces for retaliation over the death of soldiers, while other officials blame the group Al Shabaab. Pending Official Report
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
568 Sep 28 2007 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff wounded when armed men ambushed an aid convoy in Darfur, which included eight staff members. The convoy was attacked some 25 miles south of Nyala. The INGO has scaled back its operations in South Darfur after its staff suffered three attacks within a week. Yes Focal Point
2172 Oct 8 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member working for an INGO was reportedly killed in the evening hours. The incident is believed to be a result of a family dispute and not related to the staff member's work for the INGO. Yes Official Report
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
569 Sep 26 2007 Afghanistan 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.3707276 68.3288601 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC national staff and 2 international (1 Burmese, 1 Macedonian) kidnapped Wednesday in central Wardak province by Taliban militians; released Saturday. They were "Our mujahideen detained the Red Cross workers in Wardak province without knowing they were ICRC staff," said a Taliban spokesman who declined to be named. "We have nothing against the Red Cross and we are going to release them soon." Archived Archived
1367 Nov 23 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 34.360598 68.841584 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Five NGO staff and several others were wounded when a small truck rigged with explosives was detonated near government facilities and two NGO compounds. The intended target was reportedly the government facilities and not the aid workers specifically. Yes Official Report
1639 Jan 17 2014 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 34.537071 69.181356 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Two UN international staff were killed in a complex attack (one suicide bomber, two gunmen) at Taverna du Leban Restaurant in Kabul. The Taliban confirmed responsibility for the attack. At least 21 people (13 internationals and eight Afghans) have been reported dead. Yes Official Report
1904 Mar 31 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Project site 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown A volunteer for the Syrian branch of the Palestine Red Crescent, was shot and killed in a refugee camp near Damascus. Yes Media
305 Jun 18 2004 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody -4.4269024 26.6661699 Police or paramilitary Congolese National Police 1 INGO national staff detained and severely beaten by a police commander in Kasongo, June 18. 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
838 Apr 15 2009 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Ambush Road 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by suicide bomb while stopped at a police checkpoint. 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
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
839 Apr 16 2009 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed and 1 NGO national staff wounded when bomb ripped through the NGO office in a northern district of Pakistan Thursday morning. A bomb had been planted in the office in a small village near Mardan district by unknown militants Archived Archived
2176 Oct 10 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.231669 33.494397 Unknown Unknown Armed men attacked an INGO in Chukudum in Budi county, Eastern Equatorial. One INGO national staff member was killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
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
841 Apr 18 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.41667 34.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff wounded in military action in Gaza. 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
1644 Jan 22 2014 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.873132 31.589271 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A local ICRC staff member was assaulted by IDPs when they reportedly heard the staff member discussing politics over the phone. The staff member was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
310 Jul 30 2004 Iraq 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.0010227 44.3299926 Non-state armed group: National Jaysh al-Mahdi 4 NGO national staff tortured and killed by army of Al Mahdi in Najaf, July 30. Archived Archived
2180 Oct 17 2016 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.846295 31.607173 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members for a local NGO were hurt during a scuffle with a perpetrator that tried to rob them of their valuables while they were travelling on a boda-boda between Hai Malakal and Munuki in the afternoon. Although their injuries were minor, they did require medical attention at a nearby clinic. Yes Official Report
2714 Jun 26 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 7.28 28.68 Unknown Unknown One NGO employee was reportedly shot and killed along with 3 others in Akucieng, 5km from Tonj town. The inter-community violence was carried out by unknown armed men around 3:00 am LT. 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
577 Oct 8 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed when fleeing the town of Muhajeria which was attacked, 8 October. 13 humanitarian workers were evacuated on the following day after heavy fighting and violence. Other staff members fled in an attempt to join and protect their families. Archived Archived
844 May 8 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.268 80.815 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in a shell attack at Mullivaikal, Vanni in a No Fire Zone. Archived Archived
1114 Nov 14 2009 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 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was injured and suffered a mild concussion when a piece of brick was thrown through a window of an INGO guest house. 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
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
1376 Dec 11 2012 Pakistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown Four female polio vaccinators working for UN-supported polio vaccination program were shot and killed by men on motorcycles Pending Media
2447 Jul 15 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13428 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national aid worker was killed in her home during an aerial bombing attack by Syrian forces. Yes Focal Point
2716 Jul 7 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -1.292066 36.821945 Unknown Unknown One female national INGO staff member was injured during an armed robbery/assault and was required to stay at the hospital overnight due to the injuries. The assault occurred in Nairobi, as the woman exited a cab when it was then stolen. The taxi driver also had to spend several days in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
313 Aug 26 2004 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.0010227 44.3299926 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Najaf, Aug 26. Yes Official Report
1377 Dec 11 2012 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown One of two sisters working on a UN-supported polio vaccination team was shot and killed by men on motorcycles. The other vaccinator was uninjured Pending Media
1648 Feb 8 2014 Mali 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16.304936 -0.024646 Non-state armed group: Regional The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) Four ICRC staff members and a veterinarian from another aid organization were kidnapped by MUJAO, a jihadist militant group, while traveling from Kidal to Gao. UPDATE: All five were rescued on 17 April 2014 by French troops near Timbuktu; they are in good health. Yes Media
2183 Nov 5 2016 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.549399 69.164563 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A female Australian aid worker for an INGO was abducted in the Qala-e-Fatullah area of Kabul. No group has currently claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. The INGO staff member was taken while she was with her driver and it is currently unclear what happened to him. Update: On Wednesday, 15th March 2017 it was reported that the international aid worker was released on March 14th, 2017. Yes Media
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
314 Aug 30 2004 Iraq 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Road 31.9892 44.3291 Unknown Unknown 4 RC national staff wounded when convoy attacked on road from Baghdad to Najaf, Aug 30. Archived Archived
580 Oct 30 2007 Pakistan 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.2188242 71.62733422 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff injured, two critically, when an explosive device went off outside the office and residential compound of a national NGO running health and education projects. Staff were asleep inside. We have suspended our operations. Our staff has been evacuated," Michael McGrath, country director of Save the Children US in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) told IRIN, noting that all 95 staff members - international and national - had been moved out of Battagram and the nearby town of Bana Yes Focal Point
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
581 Oct 31 2007 Uganda 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded, who escaped, by gunmen in Amuru district on Wednesday. Banditry is rife across northern Uganda, scarred by two decades of insurgency by the LRA and widespread cattle rustling by AK-47-toting Karamojong warriors. Both have a habit of ambushing then looting civilian vehicles."We suspect these were just armed thugs who targeted the cash," an army spokesman for northern Uganda, told Reuters. "It doesn't look like an LRA attack and there are no Karamojong warriors in Amuru."The LRA normally burn vehicles after attacks, but Magezi said the attackers merely robbed cash and escaped. Archived Media
848 Jun 11 2009 Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.4594924 81.2309621 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff abducted by unidentified armed men arriving in a white van Thursday morning. The victim is employed by and NGO in Vellaave Archived Archived
1379 Dec 12 2012 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1509848 71.7593219 Unknown Unknown Another polio vaccinator was shot and killed in her car. Pending Media
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
582 Nov 15 2007 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed when was hit by a stray bullet while distributing food at camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, 15 November. Victim was seriously wounded in the accident and died the next day at the Medina hospital. Archived Archived
1651 Feb 17 2014 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.216672 70.383361 Unknown Unknown Two national UN staff members, part of a polio vaccination team, were abducted by armed gunmen. Four other team members were also abducted. An investigation is underway. UPDATE: All six were released unharmed on 29 April 2014. Yes Official Report
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
850 Jun 16 2009 Sri Lanka 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff missing and presumed kidnapped. Archived Archived
2187 Nov 23 2016 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.183333 64.616667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN contracted staff members were abducted from two vehicles when they were stopped and diverted in the Barkhol area of Shahrak District by anti-government elements (AGE). The drivers and the vehicles were released; the staff members are still missing. Yes Official Report
2452 Apr 19 2017 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.373333 32.290275 Criminal Unknown One INGO staff member was walking along the road when someone on the back of a motorbike grabbed her backpack and roughly pulled her along in an attempt to steal it. The victim sustained some injuries, predominantly to her leg and nose. Yes Focal Point
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
851 Jun 16 2009 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff director abducted by armed men. Other passengers released unharmed. Archived Archived
1121 Apr 7 2011 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4014634 69.8912294 Unknown Unknown Two NGO staff were abducted while traveling through the area with a group of 9 NGO employees (from an INGO and a national partner NGO). Four staff managed to escape while three others were not targeted. The two employees were released unharmed sometime before 14 July 2011. Yes Official Report
1653 Feb 20 2014 Ukraine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 50.450693 30.523241 Police or paramilitary Police One Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer was shot in the leg by a sniper while providing medical assistance during the unrest in Kiev. Yes Media
2188 Nov 23 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.446464 62.145413 Unknown Unknown One UN contracted staff member was stabbed by two armed men in Farah hospital. No arrests have been made regarding this incident. Yes Official Report
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
1122 Apr 19 2011 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 30.199 67.00971 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff of a national NGO were injured when a VBIED detonated remotely near two NGO offices. It is not known if and why the NGOs may have been targeted. Yes Official Report
1383 Jan 11 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Public location 34.012597 72.032854 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO nurse was shot and killed on her way to work, having received prior death threats. Yes Official Report
1922 Feb 28 2014 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 7.1 16.933333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO international staff members were wounded during an armed robbery at the office. Yes Focal Point
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
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
853 Jun 23 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Roadside IED Unknown Road 37 66 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff of a partner organization of a UN agency were killed by a roadside bomb. Archived Archived
2988 Jul 28 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 0.5454656 31.7464393 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was injured after being dragged off a motorbike on her way to the office in Moyo town, near Iboa village, Palorinya Refugee Settlement. The incident occurred amidst a tribal clash between Madi and Gimara clans. Yes Focal Point
1656 Mar 7 2014 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 32.270122 65.049756 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN-contracted deminer, along with two civilians, was killed by an IED fixed to a motorcycle. 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
588 Dec 26 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.2784798 49.1799522 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 Spanish, 1 Argentine) staff (a doctor and nurse) kidnapped and freed, Jan 2. The police captured two of the kidnappers after a heavy exchange of gunfire. The abduction in Bosasso port came two days after gunmen in Puntland released a French journalist whom they kidnapped and held for eight days demanding $80,000 in ransom. Archived Archived
855 Jun 24 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 16 26 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 Irish, 1 Ugandan) staff kidnapped by a gang of armed men near Kutum, northern Darfur; both released 18 October. Archived Archived
1125 Jun 5 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.82137 64.76505 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of an NGO was abducted and later released due to the interventions of local elders. Yes Official Report
1386 Jan 16 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 34.525896 69.17015 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO employees were injured by a vehicle-borne IED detonated by the driver in a suicide attack on an NDS facility. A total of 27 civilians were injured in the blast, including the aid workers. Yes Official Report
2457 Oct 12 2017 Mauritius 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -20.166274 57.502302 Unknown Unknown A man on a motorbike grabbed the handbag of a female UN national staff member after she had left the office for the day. Having held onto the strap, she fell to the ground and was dragged behind the motorcyclist as he tried to steal it. The perpetrator let go of the bag when passers-by shouted at him. The staff member did not have any broken bones but went to the hospital to seek treatment for her cuts and bruises. Yes Focal Point
589 Dec 31 2007 Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.4733471 30.2501278 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff killed and 1 INGO international (French) one badly wounded and evacuated. Three INGO international staff were escorting two national colleagues to the INGO's regional headquarters in Ruyigi province, when a gunman opened fire late Monday. The agency also said it was temporarily suspending all its operations in the central African nation until more information was available about the incident, but had no immediate plans to evacuate its staff. Thge INGO said they didn't know if we were targeted as a humanitarian agency or if they were under fire by accident. There are several hypotheses with one reporter cited as saying,"They fled after that without trying to steal anything...as if the whole operation had been aimed to kill." Archived Archived
1658 Mar 11 2014 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three UN-contracted vaccinators were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. Yes Official Report
2193 Dec 10 2016 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.137942 30.914154 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed gunmen ambushed a local NGO vehicle on the Juba-Maridi road and hijacked their car, stole their belongings and shot one of the female national staff members who was later med-evac'd to a hospital in order to receive medical treatment. Yes Official Report
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
857 Jul 5 2009 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.33951 69.92041 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff kidnapped by unknown forces. Archived Archived
1127 Jun 8 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 11.005922 29.718875 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces A UN national staff member was shot and wounded by Sudanese Armed Forces (PDF), near PDF HQ. Yes Official Report
1388 Jan 6 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Raid Public location 31.0048 66.397653 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national NGO staff member was killed, along with six others, when two suicide bombers detonated their body-borne IEDs after shooting their way inside district council building Yes Official Report
1659 Jan 31 2013 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.816957 29.109423 Unknown Unknown One INGO female staff member was abducted, but was released three days later. Yes Focal Point
2459 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.012602 36.671452 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Maarat Misreen, Idlib, Syria, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2728 Jun 24 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.478014 32.721848 Unknown Unknown While travelling from Torit to Kapoeta, an NGO vehicle carrying one driver and 9 NGO staff members was ambushed by unknown armed individuals. The aid workers were robbed of mobile phones and cash, assaulted and threatened. After the attack, the driver managed to transport all 9 passengers to Camp 15 where one injured worker received medical attention. Some reports indicate more aid workers were wounded, but this has not been verified at this time. Yes Official Report
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
1128 Jun 9 2011 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 33.68971 66.55116 Unaffiliated Not applicable A contractor hired by a UN agency to provide stationery for schools was physically attacked by the District Governor after refusing to seek his approval for the distribution. Yes Official Report
2460 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
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
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
1929 Jan 15 2015 Zambia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home -14.81194 24.797398 Unknown Unknown One female international UN consultant was sexually assaulted at knifepoint at home while sleeping. Yes Focal Point
2196 Sep 22 2016 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.101655 29.212646 Unknown Unknown Three INGO national staff members were abducted on the Kinyandonyi-Rugarama road in North Kivu when their vehicle was ambushed by unknown armed assailants. Yes Official Report
2461 Apr 18 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.322546 36.622538 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Al Latamnah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2731 Jul 6 2019 Mali 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Roadside IED Ambush Road 16.6 -4.466667 Unknown Unknown 4 national NGO staff members were injured when their vehicle hit a road-side IED or possible landmine between Ehabak and Zouerat Elhamar, 10 km east of Razelma Commune, Timbuktu Region. The injured staff members were evacuated to a hospital for treatment, and the vehicle was severely damaged. Information about the group linked to the explosive is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
68 Feb 18 1999 Sudan 0 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 6 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 9.26 29.8 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international (Swiss) staff and 4 national RC workers kidnapped. Swiss released in March, Sudanese killed April. Archived Archived
1130 Jun 11 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.87311 71.14697 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 3 NGO national staff remained in captivity after a group of 13 persons, including 10 NGO workers, were stopped by 10 armed men thought to be AOG while traveling in a rented vehicle. Some of the group was not abducted, while local elders negotiated the release of 5 of the NGO staff the next day (not counted here). The remaining 3 were still in captivity several days later. Yes Official Report
1391 Jan 31 2013 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 33.89949 70.101691 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two aid workers on polio vaccination team were killed when their car ran over a roadside IED Yes Official Report
1662 Mar 20 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.640653 61.987215 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO employee working for a health clinic was abducted by anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
1930 Oct 11 2014 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 7.644954 47.827913 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member in Burtinle, Somalia was assaulted and stabbed with a knife at home by two individuals that had personal grievances against the aid agency that employed the female staff member. Yes Focal Point
2462 May 2 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2463 Sep 19 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.647987 36.679543 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national INGO staff member was killed during an aerial bombing on a hospital in Maarat Annuman district in Idlib, Syria. Syrian forces and/or their allies were the perpetrators of the attack. Yes Focal Point
2733 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location -2.536656 25.752575 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia One national staff member of a INGO local partner was killed by members of a Mai Mai militia in the vicinity of Lomami Park, Maniema province, near the FARDC Camp in Lakakando and the Likolongo village. Reports indicate three other NGO personnel were assaulted but the extent of their injuries is unknown. After, the perpetrators burned three NGO motorcycles and left with stolen belongings. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
863 Jun 27 2009 Bangladesh 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Mob violence Unknown 24.12739425 90.42263438 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff raped and killed by gang in implied religious hate crime (Muslim v. Hindu). Archived Archived
1133 Jun 23 2011 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 34.33333 73.2 Unknown Unknown At least two office managers of an INGO were physically assaulted when a group of 40-45 people forcibly entered the INGO office and held them hostage for two hours. The offenders accused the INGO of not paying invoices. Yes Official Report
2735 Jul 17 2019 Ukraine 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 48.006667 37.512778 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN agency staff member was assaulted in the parking lot of the Krasnohorivka hospital, by a recipient of UN agency assistance. Another UN staff member intervened, stopping the assault. The assaulted staff sustained damaged teeth, bruises and a swollen face. Yes Official Report
72 Apr 14 1999 Angola 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO and NGOs national staff killed in ambush April 14. Archived Archived
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
597 Mar 15 2008 Pakistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Turkish) staff killed and 2 INGO international staff injured when a bomb exploded in a restaurant in Pakistan's capital at dinner time. 11 others injured in the blast (not included) Yes Focal Point
865 Jan 16 2008 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 6.8714 81.3487 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC worker killed in Okkampitiya, Monaragala. Yes Focal Point
1666 Nov 21 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 32.92689 66.141517 Unknown Unknown Two polio workers were abducted on 21 November and found dead the following day by Afghan National Police. Yes Official Report
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
598 Mar 20 2008 Sudan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.4208997 23.0738882 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff of state water corporation team partner program, hijacked and kidnapped. Archived Archived
2202 Dec 24 2016 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 16.261765 -0.028839 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) An INGO director was kidnapped from her home on December 24th, 2016 in Gao. She is a dual national of French and Swiss origin. On March 1st, 2018, a video released by Al-Qaeda affiliated group, Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), briefly shows the aid worker in a propaganda video. According to a close family member, the aid worker's health appears to have declined since the last image of her was released in 2017. In October 2020 she was released after a prisoner exchange between the government and Al-Qaeda affiliated.  Yes Media
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
334 Dec 5 2004 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Kabul, Dec 5. Archived Archived
867 Aug 10 2009 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Office/compound 43.3278775 45.6762535 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff found murdered after being kidnapped along with her husband by group of armed men who raided their office. Archived Archived
1398 Mar 5 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.035312 27.76364 Unknown Unknown An INGO worker was assaulted and robbed, sustaining serious injuries. Yes Official Report
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
2204 Feb 24 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 48.48188 8.40635 Unknown Unknown One female INGO national staff member was stabbed at the front gate of her home. The robbers took her mobile phone and then fled. She was treated at the hospital. Yes Official Report
2738 Jun 5 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.155 29.24 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown militants while travelling by road in the Lubero territory of North Kivu province. Reports indicate both staff members were released on June 7. Yes ACLED
335 Dec 12 2004 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed during an attack on a convoy of humanitarian vehicles in South Darfur, Dec 12. Archived Archived
1938 Nov 19 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Police killed four Taliban suicide bombers during an attack on the Green Village, a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul. While the AGE did not reach their intended target (inside the compound), the force of the blast at the heavy guarded gate of the compound wounded one INGO staff worker. Yes Focal Point
2205 Apr 24 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 42.738201 0.06916 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A local female INGO staff worker was detained by Al-Shabaab fighters in Jamaame. She and five other civilians were detained at the same time and put in jail. She was on leave at the time and accused of working for an American NGO. She spent more than a week in prison and was conditionally released (she was required to stay in the village pending investigation on the charges brought against her by Al-Shabaab). The aid worker was released on April 24th, 2016. Yes Official Report
2739 Jul 8 2019 Chad 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Public location 13.578103 21.824944 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers were killed after a group of unknown armed perpetrators raided a bar in Farchana, Ouaddai. The perpetrators stole cash and opened fire wounding two other people (not counted here). Yes 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
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
1671 Jan 14 2014 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 4.361697 18.555978 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national NGO staff member was stabbed, allegedly by a group of young Muslims, and found dead. Yes Official Report
2740 Jul 22 2019 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.0299564 45.3101475 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One UN national staff member was injured by the blast after a VIED reportedly rammed the main gate of the Afrik Hotel located in Mogadishu. Reports indicate the attack is being attributed to Al Shabaab as the blast accordingly also targeted a main security checkpoint near the hotel. Media reports outline 17 civilians were killed and many injured. Yes Official Report
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
337 Dec 16 2004 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16 30 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped at gunpoint in rebel-held Labado, South Darfur, Dec 16. Archived Archived
1401 Mar 13 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 24.949247 66.966768 Unknown Unknown A well-known female aid worker was shot and killed by four armed motorcyclists after leaving her office. Pending Media
2742 Jul 8 2019 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Project site 34.2164 68.2952 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Security Forces Reports indicate, Afghan National Security Forces raided an INGO health clinic in Tangi Saidan, Day Mirdad district of Wardak around 9:00pm LT. The security forces shot and killed an aid recipient within the clinic, bound four other individuals and took them outside for an interrogation. Information currently available highlights ANSF were seeking information regarding possible connections to the Taliban. During the interrogation two staff members were shot and killed approximately 50 meters from the facility. A third INGO staff member is missing and presumed detained by the forces. Yes Media
338 Dec 18 2004 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush by bandits in North Korea, Dec 18. Archived Archived
871 Jul 20 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when armed raiders forced their way into an aid compound belonging to the INGO and opened fire. Archived Archived
1140 Jul 18 2011 Pakistan 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.57661 66.77289 Unknown Unknown Eight national staff of an American INGO were kidnapped late on 18 July while on their way back from delivering relief items near the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Pending Media
1673 Jan 24 2013 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was hit in the head and subsequently hospitalized when unknown individuals threw stones at the INGO vehicle. Yes Focal Point
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
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
1141 Jul 23 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.25 68 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) An NGO employee was killed during a night-time operation carried out by international military forces, which killed 3 local residents / suspected armed opposition group members. Yes Official Report
1403 Mar 21 2013 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Project site 33.919194 71.80859 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local NGO workers were killed, along with at least 10 IDPs, when a remote controlled car bomb exploded on a road inside the camp. Yes Official Report
1674 May 14 2013 Mauritania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 18.083949 -15.978341 Unknown Unknown During a break-in, one INGO member was stabbed in the hand. 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
2744 Jul 23 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.979167 33.75 Aid recipient Refugees Two INGO staff members working within the Doro refugee camp in Maban district, were assaulted and injured by aid recipients after a dispute about the distribution of solar lamps. Reports indicate local and regional authorities had to intervene when a group of community members would not let 6 INGO staff leave until they all received solar lamps. A resolution was achieved with those receiving lamps later and all staff were released at 15h30. Yes Official Report
3007 Jun 11 2020 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.683333 -6.016667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO staff members were kidnapped in Diabaly commune but an unknown NSAG, due to reports a female staff was allegedly not complying with a dress code imposed by the armed group. Two of the three were released, whereabouts of the third is currently unknown. Pending Official Report
80 Jul 24 1999 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Italian) staff killed in Bujumbura July 24. 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
605 May 21 2008 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 18.48333 -72.31667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO intenational (Canadian) staff medical aid worker kidnapped. Victim was abducted from an upscale Tomasin neighbourhood by suspected kidnapping network that has been working in the area for months. Released by captors shortly before midnight Wednesday night. Archived Archived
873 Jul 21 2009 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown -1.641395 41.592921 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 2 NGO national staff executed by Al Shabaab militias in Raskamboni southern Somalia. The victims were reportedly accused of being spies for foreigners. Archived Archived
1142 Jul 24 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.610269 65.701536 Unknown Unknown A female national NGO staff member was shot and killed in the vicinity of her residence while she was on the way home from the office, by two unknown armed men riding on a motorcycle. 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
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
874 Jul 27 2009 Somalia 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 1.79767 44.90755 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 4 NGO national staff beheaded by al-Shabab militants, allegedly for being Christian. Archived Archived
2746 Jul 26 2019 South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Community members During a reported marital dispute between different age groups of the community in Likuangloe, Pibor, Jonglei state, the violence escalated around 18h45. Two off duty national INGO staff members were wounded and one killed during the community violence. Yes Official Report
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
1144 Aug 14 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown An Italian staff member of an INGO was kidnapped by four armed men while driving with two Sudanese colleagues. Pending Media
1406 Mar 26 2013 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 15.337484 44.184304 Unknown Unknown An international ICRC worker was shot and slightly wounded in a kidnap attempt while driving in a car with her husband. Yes Media
1145 Aug 18 2011 South Sudan 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Raid Unknown 8.0418191 32.0297593 Unknown Unknown 4 national staff of one INGO and at least 1 national staff of a separate INGO were killed during raids that killed hundreds of people and destroyed many houses, an INGO hospital and vehicles. Yes Official Report
1407 Mar 30 2013 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 10.099652 33.337104 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An employee of a commercial company contracted by the UN was shot and wounded when a group of twenty armed, masked men raided their organization's compound. The unknown perpretrators left without stealing anything after the incident. Yes Official Report
2748 Jul 14 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Home -0.566667 28.7 Unaffiliated Community members 2 national Ebola health aid workers were reportedly killed in their homes the night of July 14, 2019 by angry community members in North Kivu. The health ministry reported the workers suffered months of threats prior to the attack. Attacks against Ebola aid workers in North Kivu is occurring more often due to the distrust for causes and treatments for the disease among community members. Staff members are listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
344 Jan 10 2005 Zimbabwe 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -17.8317726 31.0456859 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Anglo-Swiss) staff stabbed in roadside assault in Harare, Jan 10. Archived Archived
877 Aug 13 2009 Yemen 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 16.308528 43.403557 Unknown Unknown 15 RCS national staff kidnapped by rebel group. Archived Media
1408 Apr 8 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Home 4.84914 31.510543 Unaffiliated Spouse A UN agency worker was killed by her husband in a domestic dispute. Yes Official Report
85 Sep 16 1999 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 Sept 16. Archived Archived
1147 Aug 20 2011 South Sudan 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 10 32.7 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff killed and 8 INGO national staff wounded during clashes between suspected elements of a rebel militia group and Sudanese armed forces. Yes Official Report
1409 Apr 6 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 32.105109 66.914374 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A US Government representative, delivering in-kind aid for a reconstruction project, was killed when a suicide bomber detonated the vehicle-borne explosive near her convoy on the road. Pending Media
2750 Jul 22 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Public location 31.798611 35.248333 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian Red Cross paramedic was wounded when shot in the stomach by Israeli forces after a reported raid of the Occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood Al-Issawiya. Reports indicate the occupying forces attacked civilians and attacked Red Cross staff with rubber bullets to prevent them from transporting civilian patients to the hospital. Yes Media
346 Jan 13 2005 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped, Jan 13; later found dead. Archived Archived
611 Jun 16 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5 47 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO natonal staff abducted near El-Dheer town in Galgadud region- the second staff member of the INGO to be abducted in six weeks. Yes Focal Point
1682 Apr 13 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 8.997438 28.308152 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by an SPLA officer in Wunrock. The staff sustained serious injuries and was taken to a clinic, where the perpetrator threatened the doctor not to treat the victim. Yes Official Report
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
1149 Aug 27 2011 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 3.325005 42.2205319 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One female national staff of an NGO was kidnapped and also shot by Al Shabab militants. Pending Archived
2217 Oct 6 2016 Kenya 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 3.935639 41.855116 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO aid workers were killed during an attack in Mandera, Kenya. Al-Shabaab was reportedly responsible for the attack even though no group officially claimed responsibility. The initial attack targeted a residential guest house early on Thursday morning. Four other civilians were also killed (not counted here). Yes Official Report
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
1951 Nov 8 2014 Guinea 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.516667 -13.7 Unknown Unknown A team of Red Cross volunteers was attacked by a group of people that pelted the team with bricks and stones. One Red Cross volunteer that managed to return to their vehicle was wounded by shards of glass in her eye when the car window was hit by the a stone and shattered. She was taken to the hospital and had the glass removed from her eye. Yes Focal Point
89 Oct 7 1999 Tajikistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staffer killed Oct 7. Archived Archived
1151 Aug 28 2011 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 3.116667 43.65 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A national ICRC staff was shot several times in the head and chest by Al Shabab militants. The incident caused escalating tensions between Al Shabab rebels and local clan elders, who demanded a retaliatory killing. Yes Media
350 Feb 23 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff murdered in Helmand, Feb 23. 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
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
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
2757 Aug 7 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Custody 4.85 31.6 Police or paramilitary Spouse/National Security Services (NSS) The Director of a local NGO was reportedly kidnapped by her estranged husband, who is a member of the National Security Services (NSS). The abduction occurred over a family dispute, and the female staff member was assaulted prior to being released. She later received medical attention from a local clinic. Yes Official Report
92 Nov 10 1999 Colombia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (British) staff kidnapped Nov 10 and released unharmed Nov 14. 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
1154 Sep 10 2011 DR Congo 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.16265 28.13031 Non-state armed group: Subnational Conseil des R Six national staff of an INGO were kidnapped by members of the Conseil des R Yes Official Report
1955 Oct 15 2014 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 7.47632 15.54011 Unknown Unknown A national female staff worker for an INGO was attacked in her home with a machete during a home invasion. She fully recovered in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2486 Oct 17 2017 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.555349 69.207486 Host State Unknown One national female aid worker for an INGO was injured by shrapnel after the area was targeted by aerial bombing. Yes Focal Point
2758 Aug 7 2019 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown Two international NGO employees were injured when 6 unidentified armed criminals entered their home in Batangafo and stole a variety of valuables including money. UN security forces responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The two injured staff were treated at the MSF hospital. Yes Official Report
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
353 Mar 8 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed in attack in Farah, March 8. Yes Focal Point
1155 Sep 10 2011 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.4 32.4 Non-state armed group: Subnational Nuer clan One casual worker for an INGO was killed (along with one other person) during an attack by suspected Nuer. The attackers looted 18 heads of cattle. Yes Official Report
2223 Jan 17 2017 Nigeria 0 0 0 14 0 0 6 8 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 12.2701 14.4636 Host State Nigerian Armed Forces Six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross and numerous civilians were killed following an airstrike on a refugee camp in Rann, Borno state. The aid workers were in Rann as part of a humanitarian relief operation that was bringing food to over 25,000 displaced people. A number of aid workers were also wounded in the attack and eight had to be airlifted out of the town for medical assistance. Yes Media
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
887 Nov 16 2009 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.406032 44.215669 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff kidnapped by local tribesmen for leverage to have clansmen released; viticim released 7 days later. Archived Media
1419 Apr 23 2013 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Unknown 34.659791 61.107952 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Three INGO staff, one international and two national, were kidnapped by a local armed opposition group, later released unharmed following negotiations by community elders. Yes Official Report
2224 Jan 14 2017 Mexico 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 19.309054 -98.907978 Criminal Unknown Two Mexican Red Cross paramedics were murdered by armed gunmen in Ixtapaluca while carrying out their humanitarian duties. Yes Focal Point
2488 Nov 22 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 32.844941 36.225112 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was abducted and held for ransom in Izra, Syria. Assailants physically assaulted the aid worker badly in captivity. The crime was economically motivated (and potentially premeditated due to certain circumstances that would make the aid worker a valuable target). Released after three days, the staff member required medical treatment for their wounds. Yes Focal Point
3022 Jun 24 2020 Niger 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Kidnapping Raid Project site 13.349 1.306 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 10 national NGO staff members were reportedly kidnapped in the village of Bossey Bangou as they distributed food. No group has claimed responsibility, but due to activity in the region, the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) or an Al Qaeda linked group is likely and suspected. Pending Media
2489 Nov 25 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.919256 2.39243 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was brutally assaulted at the organization's compound in Menaka, Mali. Items were stolen after the attack. The staff member had to be medically evacuated for treatment and then travel outside of the country for additional medical support. Yes Focal Point
356 Mar 22 2005 Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff shot and seriously wounded when convoy attacked in South Darfur, May 22. First such incident for this organization's personnel. Archived Archived
2490 Nov 17 2017 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 36.206293 44.00887 Unknown Unknown A female international staff member was jogging in the park in Erbil, Iraq. She followed by a man who physically restrained her and sexually assaulted her. The assailant ran away when the female staff member started shouting. Yes Focal Point
97 Jan 8 2000 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 8.927721 29.788925 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff were killed in an ambush by armed rebels in Al Wahdah State on Jan 8. They were on the road travelling from Bentiu to Mayom when the attack occurred. Reportedly, the team was heading to the Mayom to open a health center. Archived Archived
627 Jul 18 2008 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.725113 66.2196554 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (French) staff abducted by unidentified gunmen in Nili, the capital of Daykundi Province in central Afghanistan, 18 July. The INGO temporarily suspended its operations across the country for security reasons. Yes Focal Point
358 Apr 14 2005 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff seriously assaulted and injured during NFI distribution in Krenik, West Darfur, April 14. Possibly linked to the agency Archived Archived
628 Jul 26 2008 Chad 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff shot twice by uniformed men in Abeche, Saturday night, 26 July, at 8:20pm. In a two car convoy entering the compound, the ICRC's staff received impact of bullets in the abdomen- was seriously injured and evacuated in Switzerland for further medical care. A laptop has been stolen during the attack. ICRC says that it is an act of banditry, a carjacking that could have been deadly. The staff has been relocated in Abeche and ICRC is not suspending humanitarian activities but will seriously think about the impact of this attack. Archived Archived
1160 May 25 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Road 9.1060108 26.8461846 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One national INGO staff was badly beaten and treated for head injuries when four INGO staff were stopped by SPLA at a checkpoint. The staff members were brought to the military barracks and one was badly beaten. Yes Official Report
2764 Aug 19 2019 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Unknown Unknown 16.953333 -0.353889 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of a local NGO in Bourem town, Bourem Cercle, Goa, was injured by a grenade explosion. Yes Official Report
3026 Jun 22 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.85165 31.58247 Criminal Unknown One UN agency staff member was injured after 4 criminals broke into his home in Juba, beat him with iron bars, and stole mobile phones and cash. He was treated at the local hospital. Pending Official Report
359 Apr 15 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Golo, in the Jebel Marra region of West Darfur, April 15. Likely a personal issue, unrelated to work of INGO. Archived Archived
629 Jul 18 2008 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 12.9096 23.47406 Unaffiliated Not applicable Three UN national staff beaten to death by a mob on Thursday in the region near the border with Chad in circumstances that are still unclear. Archived Archived
1425 May 9 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 34.544427 69.159857 Staff member Not applicable One staff member of a demining agency was shot and killed by a co-worker, a security guard, inside the agency's compound as a result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
2493 Aug 17 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 7.885906 32.691324 Unknown Unknown One INGO aid worker was assaulted in al-Mabien, South Sudan. Further details are not available. Yes Focal Point
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
360 Apr 18 2005 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 Shooting Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staffer killed, 1 international staff and 1 national staff wounded in armed attack, April 18. Archived Archived
893 Dec 15 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 5 Unknown Unknown Office/compound 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff and 4 NGO national staff killed in explosion at the office of an aid agency. Archived Media
2766 Aug 28 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 0.31 32.52 Unknown Unknown One female national NGO aid worker was abducted by unknown perpetrators outside her home in Busega, a suburb of Kampala. Exact cause of death is unknown, but her body was found the following day in Nakitutuli village in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, and reports indicate it appeared to have head trauma. The female staff member was also reportedly 6 months pregnant at the time of the attack. Yes 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
1163 Dec 24 2007 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 contractor killed. Yes Focal Point
1698 Apr 26 2014 Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Raid Project site 7.099979 16.933402 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Three INGO staff members were killed by armed ex-Seleka members during a meeting with community leaders to discuss medical care and access. The ex-Seleka proceeded to rob the office. Fifteen other individuals, all local chiefs, were killed as well. Yes Official Report
3029 Jun 28 2020 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown -4.301111 28.944167 Unknown Unknown One female international INGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators in Lulimba Fizi territory, approximately 210km South of Uvira. She was released on June 30 after reported payment of ransom. Pending Official Report
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
362 Apr 13 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Baghlan, April 13. Yes Official Report
1164 Sep 28 2011 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 34.41406 70.30942 Unknown Unknown An unknown assailant shot and killed a local UN staff member Pending Archived
2496 Jun 6 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.807249 29.678888 Unknown Unknown One female national NGO staff member was assaulted by two men after she had inquired whether he was a boda-boda driver available for hire. She was beaten and left unconscious on the side of the road. Some passerby assisted her and she was admitted to the hospital. Yes Official Report
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
896 Jan 10 2010 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Landmine Ambush Road 32.62998 65.87806 Unknown Unknown Three INGO national staff were killed and two INGO national staff injured when their vehicle ran over a land mine in Uruzgan province. Pending Media
2769 Aug 23 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.3 34.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female volunteer paramedic was injured in the head with a plastic-coated steel bullet while trying to assist wounded during the Great March of Return protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Yes Media
364 May 10 2005 Chad 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 15 19 Unknown Unknown 5 UN national staff and 2 NGO national staff injured when they were beaten with sticks during protest at refugee camp, May 10. Archived Archived
1166 Oct 8 2011 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown Two UN international staff were attacked and robbed near Logali House. One sustained injuries and was treated at hospital. Pending Archived
1967 Apr 22 2014 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 A Syrian Red Cross volunteer died in the line duty. Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
2234 Feb 23 2017 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site 4.742941 45.200936 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Three national aid workers for an INGO were reportedly abducted by suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen at Hajub, near Beledweyne. They were providing humanitarian assistance to drought-affected beneficiaries at the time of the attack. They were all released within a week. Yes Media
1702 Jan 13 2013 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -0.841605 29.048446 Unknown Unknown One Red Cross worker was shot and killed by unknown armed men when trying to stop them from raping a woman. Yes Focal Point
1968 Apr 6 2014 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 A Syrian Red Cross volunteer died in the line of duty. Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
2235 Mar 14 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 7.076948 30.739403 Unknown Unknown One international staff member of a UN agency was wounded in Yirol East during a medical mission. Their car was ambushed along the Shambe-Karair road by unidentified men. There were two fatalities as a result of this incident and three others were wounded (not aid workers as defined by the AWSD). The injured staff member was MEDEVACed from Yirol West in order to receive medical attention for a gunshot wound. Yes Official Report
367 May 2005 Nepal 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 28 84 Non-state armed group: National Maoist rebel group (name unknown) 1 UN national staff and 1 NGO national staff beaten by Maoist rebels. Yes Focal Point
900 Jan 17 2010 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 18.532498 -72.333064 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot while delivering corpses to a cemetary. Pending Media
1703 Apr 28 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Project site 34.107547 64.305595 Unknown Unknown A health worker was shot dead by armed men at a clinic. Yes Official Report
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
1433 May 24 2013 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 4 0 1 3 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.527581 69.16714 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An IO building in Kabul was attacked with a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and armed gunmen, resulting in the death of one staff member and injuries to three more staff. Foreign staff seemed to have been specifically targeted. Yes Official Report
1704 Apr 30 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 35.212132 71.522377 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A vaccinator was killed by an IED. Further details are unavailable. Yes Official Report
2773 Sep 6 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.859363 31.571251 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of an INGO was assaulted by three unknown armed men and robbed of cash and a mobile phone near Rock City in Juba. The staff member received medical attention for injuries sustained during the assault, and reported the incident to the proper authorities. Yes Official Report
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
638 Sep 16 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff abducted by unknown gunmen in Afghanistan. Archived Archived
2238 Feb 12 2017 Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 13.320302 43.247315 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) A staff member of an NGO was critically injured during an air strike on her home in Mokha, Yemen. Several of her family members (not counted here) were killed in the attack. Yes Media
3036 Jul 13 2020 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 7.44456 31.4121 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two NGO national staff members were shot and killed after being caught in an unknown armed groups attack on the Pajut village in Duk county. The staff were administering health and nutrition services when the indiscriminate gunfire hit the village. 4 other civilians were killed.  Pending Official Report
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
904 Jan 8 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.491189 34.444111 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff killed in Gaza during a drone strike, 8 January. Yes Focal Point
3037 Jul 18 2020 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.9404 28.03041 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO national staff member was kidnapped along with 8 civilians travelling in a private vehicle near Jebel Thiik in River County. Reports indicate the perpetrators are suspected NSAG rouge elements active in the area. Knowledge of their whereabouts is unknown.  Pending Official Report
110 Apr 15 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 wounded in ambush in Brava-Merka Roa on April 15. 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
640 Sep 25 2008 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Project site 1.91667 30.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff cash-for-work worker killed, and 1 INGO national staff wounded. The personnel were attacked by an armed group while repairing a road along the Bunia-Iga-Nioka highway, in the territory of Djugu, 15 September. The attackers also took US$10,000, according to local authorities. Archived Archived
905 Jan 15 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 31.491189 34.444111 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 UN national staff killed at home during a bombardment in Gaza, 15 January. Yes Official Report
2776 Sep 14 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.374555 68.896679 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five staff members of a local NGO were reportedly kidnapped by unknown non-state actors, along the Kunduz-Baghlan road in the Khal Zaey area of Baghlan province. No further information about their whereabouts is available at this time. Yes Official Report
3038 Jul 21 2020 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15 -2.95 Unknown Unknown One national NGO staff member was reportedly abducted while traveling between Boni and Douentza in Mopti. Further information on their whereabouts is currently unknown.  Pending Official Report
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
2777 Sep 15 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.848002 31.613044 Criminal Unknown One female international INGO staff member was seriously injured when two men attempted to steal her shoulder bag. The staff member was walking on the sidewalk in the Hai Cinema area of Juba, when two unknown criminals on a motorbike attempted to steal her bag which was attached to her body/shoulder. The staff member was dragged for several metres and sustained a serious shoulder injury which required surgery. Yes Official Report
3039 Jul 22 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 4.538399 33.331256 Unknown Unknown A UN agency convoy was ambuhsed on the Budi-Kapoeta Road near Camp 15 by unknown criminals. The staff were robbed and one humanitarian staff suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was evacuated to Juba.  Pending Official Report
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
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
908 Feb 17 2010 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff (Canadian) kidnapped after dropping off their child at school. Victim held for ransom and later resuced on 20 Feb. by police in a undercover operation. Pending Media
2242 Apr 27 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national staff members of an international organization were killed as a result of an aerial attack on Al Ouds hospital in Aleppo by state-led coalition forces. Yes Focal Point
2507 Jul 12 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0