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ID Month Day Year Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Sort descending Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
216 Feb 11 2003 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO 1nternational staff killed, Feb 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
1020 Oct 14 2010 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.13929 46.62413 Unknown Unknown A British national working for an INGO was kidnapped in Somalia near the border with Ethiopia. Released on Oct 19. A Somali co-worker was also taken but was released hours later. Pending Media
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
2086 May 3 2016 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.775809 20.485489 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) Three INGO truck drivers were intercepted by gunpoint on Bambu-Kirima road in Katora village and kidnapped. They were freed on Friday, May 6th. Yes Official Report
2349 Feb 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.650659 36.854628 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while working to rescue civilians affected by Russian aerial bombing in Al Gharafa. The area was struck again shortly after the first bombing and the volunteer was killed. Yes Media
2621 Apr 4 2018 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 7.43051 80.99084 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was riding his motorcycle when he was attacked by two individuals who forcibly took the staff member's bag and stabbed him. Yes Focal Point
217 Feb 2003 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped, fate unknown (presumed killed). Archived Archived
751 Jan 24 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.52813 69.17233 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff engineer kidnapped when traveling from his workplace in Parwan town to his home in Kabul, 24 Jan. The victims vehicle was waved off the road by and approached by a man dressed in army fatigues and bearing weapons. The victim was not mistreated, tortured or threatened in any way. None of his possessions were taken. Released on 27 Jan. Archived Archived
1021 Nov 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 36.04001 64.55122 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was abducted from in front of his private residence by unknown armed men. The abductors demanded a ransom from his family in exchange for his release, and did not indicate that they were politically or ideologically motivated. The man was released on 6 November. It is suspected, but not confirmed, that the family paid some form of ransom for his release. Yes Official Report
1280 Apr 3 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 6.1916214 31.604875 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was injured by blows to the head with a bottle in a non-work-related incident Yes Focal Point
1548 Dec 6 2012 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 26.8234472 18.1236723 Unknown Unknown Male national staffer was severely beaten with metal pipe while at work premises. Yes Focal Point
2087 Apr 25 2016 Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 23.810332 90.412518 Non-state armed group: Regional Ansar al-Islam A national staff member was hacked to death with machetes when assailants broke into his apartment. This was a targeted attack that was later claimed by Ansar al-Islam. A friend (not counted in the AWSD) that was with the victim at the time was also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2351 Jan 30 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.471182 18.451663 Non-state armed group: National Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC) A national staff member was kidnapped on January 29th in Ouhman Prefecture. Two INGO vehicles were reportedly intercepted by combatants from the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC). An international staff member that was traveling as part of the convoy in another vehicle was also stopped but allowed to continue. The abducted staff member was found on February 2nd in critical condition after having been tortured. Yes Official Report
2622 May 3 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.585331 37.056561 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male national staff member of an INGO was kidnapped in Azaz on 03 May 2018 and released on 07 May 2019. Yes Focal Point
2884 Feb 27 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 6.5423298 21.98633 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after an INGO project site was raided. Yes Focal Point
218 Feb 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded by glass when vehicle stopped, driver robbed, and gunmen fired at car while driving off. Archived Archived
1022 Nov 10 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.2774646 70.3594011 Unknown Unknown A white marked vehicle from a local de-mining NGO narrowly missed the detonation of an IED placed under a culvert, only to be struck by a second IED placed under a second culvert in the immediate area. As a result, one local NGO staffmember was killed in the explosion, while a colleague was injured. The attack appears not to have been targeted at the NGO, but rather incidental. Yes Official Report
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
1816 Aug 5 2014 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.945242 33.809081 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces Two local INGO staff members were dragged out of their vehicle and shot and killed by the Mabanese Defense Forces. It appears that the killing was ethnically motivated. A third passenger was also shot and killed (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2088 May 3 2016 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 18.556359 -72.259967 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was stabbed in his car by two armed suspects. The victim managed to defend and drive himself to a nearby hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
2352 Feb 10 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown An NGO security guard was killed during a compound robbery of the organization's office in Juba. Yes Official Report
2623 Jun 25 2018 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.5 41.88333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male staff member of an INGO was killed when the public transport bus he was riding on was shot at by armed attackers. A total of 26 people were on the bus, of which 3 were killed and others wounded. Yes Focal Point
2885 Apr 26 2019 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 13.2143917 12.0289902 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO watchman was injured when his INGO base was attacked by unknown perpetrators in Maine Soroa, Diffa. Reports indicate 3 months after this incident, due to escalating violence, the INGO was forced to shut down all programming in the area. Yes Focal Point
219 Mar 2003 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in ambush in Kismayo. Archived Archived
481 Oct 6 2006 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed at a checkpoint run by a sectarian militia in Baghdad, Oct 7. Archived Archived
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
1550 Jul 10 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown Male national staff was kidnapped while traveling on road during vaccination campaign. He had previously been warned to stop working. He was held for a few days and released unharmed. Yes Focal Point
1817 Aug 5 2014 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 9.945122 33.809215 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces One INGO staff member was killed by the Mabanese Defense Forces at his home and another staffer, also hiding in the house, was abducted. It appears that the killing was ethnically motivated. A third staffer, also hiding in the house, managed to get away. Yes Official Report
2089 May 7 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.864586 31.558421 Unknown Unknown An INGO male staff member was shot and killed in his residence at night by unknown assailants. Another person, female, that was present at the residence, was also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2353 Feb 11 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable One casual NGO worker was killed during an attack in Akobo, Jonglei, that was reported to be caused by a local dispute. Another NGO staff member was hurt as well (not counted here as severity of his injuries could not be verified). Yes Official Report
2624 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 32.622434 36.11097 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition An INGO implementing partner's staff member, his wife and daughter (the latter two not counted in the database) were killed by airstrikes. Yes Focal Point
2886 Dec 12 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 3.4698023 31.2483291 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was assaulted and wounded during a raid by unknown perpetrators of their INGO compound in Yumbe, Northern Uganda. Yes Focal Point
220 Mar 10 2003 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff beaten with rifle butt and kicked when the agency's and an INGO's vehicles ambushed in Darfur, March 10. Archived Archived
482 Oct 2006 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver disappeared during a hijacking incident in North Darfur and is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
1283 Apr 21 2012 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.79781 42.95452 Non-state armed group: Subnational Ansar al-Sharia Armed men kidnapped a French international staffer of as he was travelling from north Yemen to the Red Sea port city of Hudaida. After being held for three months, the victim was released; handed over by a group called Ansar al-Shari'a in Shabwa. Still unclear who was behind the kidnapping. Pending Media
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
1818 Aug 13 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.307049 62.136421 Unknown Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was abducted. He was released on 31 August following negotiation by community elders and a ransom payment. Yes Official Report
2090 May 10 2016 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.313161 32.426147 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck driver was ambushed and killed by gunmen along the Magwi-Torit road in Eastern Equatorial, South Sudan. The gunmen stole money, phones and other items. Two other people in the truck managed to escape unharmed. Yes Official Report
2354 Feb 8 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.771316 33.592394 Unknown Unknown One national INGO driver was assaulted when the vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed by a group of armed men between Kapoeta South and Camp 15. There were two other staff members in the vehicle for a total of two international staff members and one local staff member. They were all robbed of their valuables and money. The international staff members were robbed of their passports as well. After the attack, the group traveled to Kapoeta so that their colleague could receive medical attention at the hospital for a head injury. Yes Official Report
2625 Oct 23 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -0.10309 34.756062 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was attacked by unknown assailants near his residence during the evening. The attack led to severe head injuries and a crack on his skull. Yes Focal Point
2887 Mar 20 2020 Yemen 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 12.7794399 45.0366707 Unknown Unknown Two Emirates Red Crescent aid workers were reportedly kidnapped by unknown armed perpetrators in the port city of Aden and later found dead. Pending Media
221 Mar 27 2003 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss and El Salvador) staff shot and killed in ambush north of Kandahar City, March 27. Archived Archived
483 Oct 30 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver suffered minor gunshot wounds when a UN convoy bringing humanitarian assistance was fired upon in South Darfur, 30 Oct. (Two passengers also suffered wounds, but not counted here.) Archived Archived
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
1552 Jul 20 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.813945 68.94788 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One driver of an INGO ambulance was seriously injured when struck with small arms fire while in the crossfire between ANSF and AOG fighters. Yes Official Report
2091 May 18 2016 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.169786 17.306643 Unknown Unknown A national driver for an INGO was shot and killed by armed men in an attack on a convoy. The attack occurred in Kouki, 250 miles north of Bangui. Yes Media
2355 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three volunteers were killed in two airstrikes when their operational center was hit during aerial bombardments by the state. Four other volunteers were hurt but they are not counted here since that information could not be verified. Yes Media
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
2888 Mar 19 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Unknown 32.626434 36.1033061 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff member was killed during an outbreak of violence in the western suburb of Jilin, Daraa. Pending Media
484 Oct 30 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver injured when beaten with a stick on the head when three UN-contracted trucks were stopped by 12 armed men when on their way from Nyala to Kass, Oct 30. All drivers were robbed of their money and mobile phones. Archived Archived
756 Jan 18 2008 Nepal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 27.15 85.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff junior engineer abducted from Harsar village of Dhanusa district on January, 18, 2008 Friday at around 4:30 PM. He was abducted during the distribution of wage payment to the laborers at building construction site. Chairperson of building construction committee was also abducted (not included). Abductors came on motorbikes and forced 2 people to ride, got on the bikes and drove away. He was released on 20 Jan at 8 PM in the evening after the local partner NGO staff and community put pressure on abductors. Yes Focal Point
1554 Aug 9 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 34.917211 70.764156 Host State Afghan Armed Forces One NGO staff member was injured when an ANA fired mortar shell landed in a residential area. Yes Official Report
1820 Aug 31 2014 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.204927 24.647866 Unknown Unknown Two guards on duty at an INGO health center were abducted by two armed men who broke in and also stole some property. The two guards were released the next day. Yes Official Report
2092 May 19 2016 Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.75 11.05 Unknown Unknown A team of four UN agency staff members where attacked by robbers along the Keffi-Jos road not far from Barde Village. The driver was shot and transported to the hospital. The other staff members were unharmed. Yes Official Report
2356 Feb 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed and one wounded (not countered at this time because the information could not be verified) during aerial airstrikes. Yes Media
2627 Mar 2 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.22902 31.43816 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was assaulted by criminals after the car that he was traveling in was ambushed on the road in Mayom. Robbery was reported as the most likely motive for the incident. Yes Focal Point
2889 Feb 2 2020 Somalia 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 3.928611 41.876111 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Three NGO aid workers, 2 women medical professionals and their driver, were kidnapped while distributing medical supplies in Banaaney village, approximately 7 km outside of Belet-Hawa, Gedo. Media reports suspect Al Shabaab due to their strong prevalence in the area. The whereabouts of the three staff members is currently unknown. Pending ACLED
1027 Nov 26 2010 Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.95 124.23333 Unknown Unknown A gunman shot dead a Filipino driver (employee of a contractor) delivering aid for the UN. Motive not established. Pending Media
1286 Mar 31 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.3448 61.49321 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members of a demining NGO were abducted along with their marked vehicle while they were in transit to their project site. Information has surfaced that one of the three abductees was released on the 11th of April, and two days later (i.e. the 13th of April), the remaining two were released. Yes Official Report
1555 Aug 8 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 33.499742 36.295234 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was killed. Yes Official Report
1821 Sep 4 2014 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.532579 29.63031 Criminal Unknown One ICRC-contracted driver was shot and wounded when the convoy he was traveling with was robbed by armed men. Yes Official Report
2357 Feb 19 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.410151 20.648179 Non-state armed group: National Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC) One INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for three days by the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC). A ransom was demanded for the release of the staff member and it was paid, however, it is not clear whether it was a family member or another individual or entity that paid for his release. Yes Official Report
2890 Feb 14 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.5517702 32.5324097 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when a civilian attacked him in the office compound in Khartoum. Yes Focal Point
758 May 20 2008 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -13.9388211 33.9169552 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff (driver) abducted after stopping by armed men who forced him to drive them. The driver saw a motorcyclist following them and the two men in his vehicle were phoning him giving each other instructions on how to attack the driver and get away with the vehicle. Upon hearing this, the driver decided to stop the vehicle removed the keys and ran away.In the process the robbers tore his shirt and cut him in the head with a knife.When the villagers came out for his rescue, the robbers fled without stealing anything from the vehicle. 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
1287 Mar 10 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was shot in the head while traveling along Juba - Jebel road, and was hospitalized Yes Official Report
1556 Aug 15 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.277528 62.614173 Unknown Unknown One off-duty NGO national staff member was killed while acting as a bodyguard to a local powerbroker when they were ambushed while in transit. This is likely related to a family and/or tribal dispute. Yes Official Report
1822 Sep 6 2014 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home -1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown One national UN staff member was injured by armed robbers when returning home with his wife. The UN staff member is in stable condition at the hospital. It is suspected that the robbers were members of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC). Yes Official Report
2094 Jun 1 2016 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.946423 68.521729 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Anti-government elements fired multiple shots at an INGO vehicle, killing all three national staff members that were inside. The staff members were travelling from Bamyan to Kabul and were in the Khak Ghulam Ali area. Reports cite that three members of the Taliban have been detained on suspicion of their involvement in the incident. Yes Official Report
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
225 Apr 8 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff killed during crossfire in Baghdad on April 8. Archived Archived
1029 Dec 1 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Unknown Unknown A local employee of an INGO and his driver were kidnapped while driving in a low profile vehicle and taken to an unknown location. The driver was released the next day (so not counted here). The other employee was released on Dec 5 following the intervention of local elders and religious authorities. Yes Official Report
1288 Mar 6 2012 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown A UN international staffer was kidnapped along with his Sudanese driver as they headed towards the office near Al-Hilal stadium in downtown Nyala. The two were kidnapped by unknown armed men driving a Land Cruiser vehicle. UPDATE: The driver was released shortly after the abduction, and the international staffer was released 86 days later following concerted negotiations. Pending Media
1823 Aug 19 2014 Pakistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.865924 71.521514 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three female teachers and one driver working for a local NGO were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. Two children were also killed in the blast. Yes Official Report
2095 Jun 7 2016 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown Armed men entered an INGO compound through a perimeter fence and tricked the staff into opening the door. The men were armed with machetes and assaulted the staff and guards. Two international aid workers had to medically evacuated to South Africa for treatment. Yes Official Report
2359 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.647987 36.679543 Unknown Unknown One volunteer for a Syrian NGO was wounded during the shelling of Ma'arat al-Nu'man town in Idlib governorate. Yes Media
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
2892 Apr 6 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 0.14164 29.2911701 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two male national INGO staff were wounded when a civilian assaulted them at a project site in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
1289 Feb 6 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 34.22706 70.14675 Unknown Unknown Masked gunmen broke into the home of a man working as a cook in the local NGO-run Khogyani district hospital, and shot the man, leaving him with one bullet wound to the stomach. The man was taken injured to the Nangarhar public health hospital where his condition is stable. 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
1824 Sep 2 2014 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.002336 71.380977 Unknown Unknown A local NGO senior staff member was shot and killed while resisting a kidnap attempt. Yes Official Report
2097 Jun 13 2016 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.152872 23.192139 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed men carjacked a UN-contracted truck with three drivers in the Azoum area of Um Shalaiya. One of the drivers was released after negotiations. on June 27, 2016, in El Geneina, West Darfur. Another driver managed to escape during the ambush and the perpetrators released the second shortly after the abduction. Yes Official Report
2360 Feb 21 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.653899 38.516826 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO male staff member needed medical attention after he was shot twice by armed perpetrators who ambushed the organization's vehicle. The staff members (five in total but only one was wounded) were in the vicinity of Darer Dima and traveling from Malkadaka to Garbatulla when they were attacked. Nothing was stolen from the passengers. While it was reported that the aid workers did not appear to be targeted specifically for their affiliation to an aid organization and that there has been an increase in insecurity in greater Isiolo county, it should also be noted that the vehicle was clearly marked. Yes Focal Point
2631 Feb 20 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.2212 29.0824 Unknown Unknown One male UN contracted driver was shot and killed when his truck was ambushed while transporting food items in South Kivu by Uvira town. Yes Focal Point
2893 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 0.14164 29.2911701 Unknown Unknown Three female and one male national staff of an INGO were all wounded in a shooting when unknown armed perpetrators raided and robbed the office compound in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
761 Mar 21 2007 Indonesia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff contracted guards hospitalized Archived Archived
1290 Feb 10 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.843303 31.588554 Police or paramilitary Unknown A UN staffer was assaulted by two men in SSPS uniform in his residence in Gudele West (Gurei) in Juba. The perpetrators made away with 700 SSP, five (5) mobile phones and a UN VHF hand held radio. The staff member sustained bruises on the left cheek, injury on the left shoulder and dislocated left middle finger; he was treated at UN Level II Hospital in Juba. Yes Official Report
1559 Aug 18 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.983382 67.047065 Unknown Unknown A guard of an NGO-run clinic was shot and wounded when three armed men tried to gain access to the clinic and were refused. Yes Official Report
1825 Sep 9 2014 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Home 27.585869 68.006017 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO staff member was abducted outside his home and killed. It appears to have been a personal matter, and not related to his employment with the INGO. Yes Official Report
2098 Jun 3 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.031597 28.993615 Unknown Unknown Armed gunmen ambushed two INGO vehicles and robbed the passengers at gunpoint. The driver was injured and had to be treated at a hospital. Yes Official Report
2632 May 22 2018 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.224042 29.166706 Unknown Unknown Two male UN contracted staff members were attacked while transporting goods 40km from the town of Rupakona. During the attack the assistant driver was shot and killed, and the driver was severely injured. Yes Focal Point
2894 Jul 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -5.9127393 29.1913918 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was wounded when assaulted due to mob violence on the road in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
228 Apr 20 2003 South Africa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -25.74486 28.18783 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when vehicle carjacked in Pretoria, 20 April. Victim escaped under fire. Archived Archived
1291 Feb 12 2012 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 8.85 27 Criminal Unknown An INGO driver was clubbed to death by a gang near a NGO Compund in Maroul area of Aweil town. Yes Official Report
1560 Aug 20 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.519919 32.490316 Unknown Unknown One driver was shot when gunmen opened fire on four UN-contracted trucks. Yes Official Report
1826 Sep 15 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was abducted on the Damascus-Aleppo Road. Yes Official Report
2099 Jun 17 2016 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 5.725947 19.078274 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An INGO truck driver was killed during an ambush by six armed men on two trucks in Amou. Yes Official Report
2362 Feb 27 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 9.240345 29.799546 Unknown Unknown One NGO aid worker was assaulted at home in Bentiu protection of civilian (PoC) site. His injuries required medical treatment. Three other people were also hurt in the attack but they sustained minor injuries. Nothing was taken from the household. Yes Official Report
2633 Jun 30 2018 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.799568 33.552246 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two male UN contracted drivers were attacked and shot after delivering food to a village in Maban District, Upper Nile. One staff member, the driver assistant, died from his wounds two days after the attack. The driver survived although was severely wounded. Yes Focal Point
2895 Aug 8 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 7.9219687 34.1531947 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when mob violence erupted at a project site in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
1033 Sep 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.95 71.13333 Unknown Unknown A private vehicle was ambushed by small arms fire from unknown assailants. Of the total 6 passengers in the vehicle, 2 were NGO national staff members (1 male, 1 female). While all passengers were injured in the incident, only 1 (the female staff member) was confirmed to have been wounded by the weapons fire with the remainder suspected to have suffered various degrees of injury by the subsequent vehicle crash. Yes Official Report
1292 Feb 24 2012 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown A night watchman was killed (from apparent strangulation) when a group of unknown men robbed an NGO compound in Juba. No other staff were harmed. Yes Official Report
1561 Aug 20 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.814659 68.947602 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO ambulance driver was wounded with small arms fire when passing through an clash between AOG and ANSF. Yes Official Report
2100 Jun 5 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.8 69.083333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A demining team (UN agency partner) was attacked by anti-government elements during a range clearing operation. AGE set fire to seven vehicles and abducted the team leader. Yes Official Report
2363 Feb 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.545997 36.406492 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed in Rif Dimashq, Eastern Ghouta when he was caught in an air raid while helping civilians affected by earlier aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2634 Jul 11 2018 Yemen 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.05863 44.86451 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) Two national male UN staff members were hit in a contracted truck by an airstrike at Ayrim Junction in Lahij. The driver died and the assistant was seriously injured in the SLC attack reportedly aimed at military vehicles. Yes Focal Point
2896 Aug 29 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 7.9219687 34.1531947 Police or paramilitary Police Two male national staff members were assaulted by police officers after being stopped and temporarily detained on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
230 May 2003 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by rocket grenade aimed at car. Archived Archived
1034 Oct 6 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.68956 64.8531 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed groups occupied a governmental clinic, which is supported by an NGO, and abducted the guard on duty. They appear to have used the clinic as a base. Yes Official Report
1293 Mar 29 2012 Pakistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.800043 66.8500394 Unknown Unknown Two national staffers of a UN agency were shot dead when unidentified gunmen attacked a vehicle. Another employee of the UN agency sustained serious injuries in the attack. Yes Focal Point
1562 Aug 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.318414 63.216539 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One assistant driver of an IO-contracted food delivery truck was killed when a roadside IED exploded against his truck. Yes Official Report
2101 May 25 2016 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.594896 29.09727 Unknown Unknown Four INGO staff members were ambushed by armed men in Timbo-Timbo, North Kivu while travelling in two separate vehicles. Two of the ambushed staff members managed to escape. Two remaining staff members were released on the sixth day and did not suffer maltreatment. Yes Official Report
2364 Jan 12 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.036541 14.429024 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency employees and their driver have all been found after having been kidnapped on January 12th from Sabha. The driver was found on Sunday and the female UN worker was found in the northern suburbs of Sabha. The male national UN staffer (not counted here at this time until further information becomes available) was found on Saturday near Sabha city. Yes Media
2635 Jul 30 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.584522 29.952998 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and killed by unknown assailants when his truck was ambushed between Atibab and Thon Aduel in Lakes District. Yes Focal Point
2897 Sep 6 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.9219687 34.1531947 Host state Ethiopian Armed Forces Two male national INGO staff members were shot and killed after being ambushed by the Ethiopian Armed Forces on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
495 Jun 27 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 11.005922 29.718875 Unknown Unknown One INGO international staff working on demining was beaten up in a market in Kadugli due to labor dispute with national workers. UNMIS national guard intervened to get mob to release him. Vehicle confiscated by national authorities. Archived Archived
1035 Oct 15 2010 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Project site 4.9 33.8 Unknown Unknown An international technical expert for a demining INGO was killed during an explosion while working at a mine clearance site. An investigation is underway as to the exact cause of the incident. Yes Official Report
1829 Sep 16 2014 Guinea 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 8.076658 -8.782692 Unaffiliated Community members One INGO staff member, along with seven other individuals (government officials and journalists), was killed in a mob attack. The group was part of an Ebola education team. It appears that the community members attacked because they believed that health workers were spreading the disease. Yes Official Report
2636 Nov 11 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.53 16.32 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted staff member was shot and killed during an ambush. He was travelling on the road between Bassangoa and Paoua when his truck carrying food items was ambushed by unknown assailants. Yes Focal Point
2898 Oct 9 2019 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.8751907 13.1874599 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was assaulted by an unaffiliated civilian at a project site in Tripoli. Yes Focal Point
232 May 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in leg when the office/house attacked in dispute over the compound. Archived Archived
496 Oct 1 2005 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot wounds in the West Bank, Oct 1. Yes Official Report
1036 Dec 5 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.59382 64.37161 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two members of armed opposition groups riding on a motorbike opened fire at a local national working with an INGO that has a profile and conducts activities that differ from typical NGO's as an interpreter. The victim later died of his wounds in the hospital. Yes Official Report
1295 Apr 25 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 34.34817 62.19967 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff guard was found murdered by unknown perpetrators in the INGO compound guard quarters. The killing is suspected to have been related to personal issues. Yes Official Report
1564 Aug 25 2013 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.204333 61.607134 Unknown Unknown Five national staff members of an INGO were kidnapped while traveling in a taxi returning to their field office. All five were later killed. This was not a targeted incident. Yes Official Report
2103 Jun 25 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Ambush Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One INGO staff member was killed as a result of a Al Shaabab attack on the Naso Hablod hotel in Mogadishu. The staff member was standing across the street when the initial blast from the VBIED occurred at the entrance to the hotel. He died as a result of his injuries as did 14 other people. Twenty-five civilians were also injured in the attack. Yes Media
2367 Jan 4 2017 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab At least one guard for a UN agency was severely wounded when a car bomb exploded in the organization's garage. The security guard is a Somali national. Al-Shabaab reportedly took responsibility for the attack. Three additional security guards were injured in the attack (not currently counted here because the information on the additional guards could not be verified). Yes Official Report
2637 Apr 11 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Road 4.0939 29.0827 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One male national UN contracted driver was injured during a reported altercation with a DRC Armed Forces (FARDC) Officer. The staff member was taken to the Baraka hospital and later transferred to Bukavu hospital the following day. Yes Focal Point
2899 Nov 1 2019 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -1.2920659 36.8219462 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being ambushed and robbed on the road in Nairobi by civilians. Yes Focal Point
233 May 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when armed group ambushed and fired on the vehicle carrying the victim and others which was reportedly returning from a peace mission to reconcile the cattle rustling pastoralist comm Archived Archived
497 Sep 13 2006 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers abducted by armed men after ambush while traveling from El Fasher through Kutum to Abdel Shakour. Archived Archived
1296 Apr 28 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 37.18897 68.93644 Unaffiliated Not applicable An NGO staff member was killed at his private residence by an armed intruder who he discovered in the midst of a robbery. Yes Official Report
2368 Jul 11 2017 South Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.471389 30.415 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) Three contractors for a UN agency were detained by Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) upon their arrival in Pagak after fleeing heavy fighting in Mathiang on July 6th. According to some reports, they are still being held by the group. Yes Focal Point
2638 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 4.775 33.59 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers were attacked and seriously injured when they were attacked after stopping their aid convoy in a camp in Kapoeta for the night. The international staff member was evacuated to Juba and later to Nairobi for further treatment. The national UN contracted driver received medical treatment at a local hospital. Yes Focal Point
2900 Jun 6 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.9474902 29.1947098 Host state DR Congo Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed after being ambushed by the DR Congo Armed Forces in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
1298 May 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.51952 65.25094 Unknown Unknown An INGO international staff member was killed in his room and another wounded when a group of four armed men raided the INGO compound. Internationals were clearly targeted. Yes Official Report
1566 Aug 27 2013 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.865951 35.21448 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN staff member was shot and killed by IDF soldiers during clashes on an overnight arrest raid at the Qalandia refugee camp. Pending Media
2369 Feb 17 2018 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.18557 29.446951 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two aid workers were killed and one abducted on February 17th. The attack occurred in the village of Mushikiri located on the Nyanzal Yes Media
2639 Jun 30 2018 Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.883333 -10.166667 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was ambushed near Yende in Kissidougou, and serioulsy injured by the unknown armed perpetrators. Yes Focal Point
2901 Dec 31 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 36.507867 40.7462671 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded when Syrian Armed Forces soldiers raided the INGO office in Al-Hasakah. Yes Focal Point
1833 Oct 2 2014 Ukraine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 48.014839 37.802772 Non-state armed group: Subnational Donetsk People's Republic One ICRC worker was killed when a shell landed near the office in Donetsk. According to various media reports, the Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels aligned with the Donetsk People's Republic traded blame for the attack. Yes Official Report
2106 Aug 30 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.626434 36.103306 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national INGO aid worker was kidnapped in Daraa, Syria. Details surrounding the abduction are unknown, however the man was released around September 9th, 2015. Yes Focal Point
2370 Jan 20 2018 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Unknown Unknown One male UN agency staff member was led out of his car at gunpoint and abducted. His wife was in the car at the time of the incident as well but only the staff member was taken. The perpetrator was wearing a mask at the time of the incident. At the time of this report, the staff member's whereabouts were unknown. Reports regarding this incident are currently unconfirmed. Yes Media
2902 Feb 8 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 12.0488796 24.8806896 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed when an unknown civilian entered the INGO compound in Nyala and began shooting. Yes Focal Point
1040 Aug 21 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 37 66 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 national staff of an INGO killed. Information suggests he was killed by Taliban, due to his involvement in a project for local militia, which is a government project established to empower the local community to look after their own security. Yes Focal Point
1300 May 9 2012 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.116667 43.65 Unknown Unknown An INGO Project Coordinator was shot and killed while leaving a mosque after evening prayers. Yes Media
1568 Aug 31 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.849379 31.508672 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was robbed and assaulted by two unknown masked men who entered and robbed his home, then removed him by force from his home and brought him to the forest where they continued to assault him and ask for money. Yes Official Report
1834 Oct 1 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.951414 39.026307 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One INGO worker was kidnapped by ISIS in Ar-Raqqah, while on his way to Deir Ezzour. UPDATE: The individual was killed in November 2014. Pending Media
2107 Nov 11 2015 Turkey 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 37.012902 37.391968 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were assassinated near Gaziantep as a direct result of the work that they were preforming for the organization. Yes Focal Point
2371 Jul 15 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.577569 28.398784 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member was shot and killed by unknown armed perpetrators. There is no further information about this incident. Yes Official Report
2641 Oct 23 2018 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 9.5 42.7 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and seriously wounded while distributing food in an IDP camp in Chinaksen. Yes Focal Point
2903 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.5102005 36.2912788 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was wounded when an airstrike hit his home in Damascus. Yes Focal Point
501 Dec 9 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped: A vehicle belonging to an INGO operating within the area of Azerni was carjacked , Dec 9. The location of the natl staff driver and vehicle is unknown. Archived Archived
1301 May 13 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.59205 70.59628 Unknown Unknown Six national NGO demining staff were abducted from a field camp. The youngest was released a few hours later (hence not counted) Yes Official Report
1569 Aug 31 2013 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Unknown 31.610269 65.701536 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff driver was wounded when a body-borne IED was detonated. The attack was aimed at Afghanistan National Police. Yes Official Report
2108 Dec 30 2015 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.037312 27.740425 Unknown Unknown A UN humanitarian agency driver was carjacked by gunpoint while driving in a UN vehicle in the evening. He was shot and killed during the incident. Yes Focal Point
2372 Sep 16 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.06697 30.733558 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staff member was abducted by armed men in Jambo, Mundri East County. He has not been released and the reason for his abduction is unknown. This follows earlier violence in the county that prompted the relocation of other staff. 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
2904 Jun 21 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.5281296 69.1723328 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was stabbed in the leg with a knife while walking to a neary shop, 150 meters from his home in Kabul. Four unknown men were involved in the attack, and likely intended to rob the staff member. Yes Focal Point
502 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 1 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 11.2811075 25.1414136 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded (1 raped and 1 sexually assaulted) and 1 INGO national staff guard of another organization wounded in coordinated violent attack on Gereida compound. Staff from the latter INGO were among 71 aid workers evacuated from the town as a result. Since then they maintained some basic public health services through local staff in the town, but most operations have been suspended. Archived Archived
1042 Apr 14 2010 Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -23.2 44.4 Unknown Unknown A national INGO staff member working in the area of Ifotaka-Ebelo was attacked with knives. The attackers failed to steal his bag, but he was beaten violently on his head and face. Yes Focal Point
1570 Sep 2 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Project site 36.21614 37.166897 Unknown Unknown A Syrian doctor was kidnapped from Sejou village where he was working and found killed one day later in Aleppo province. Yes Media
2109 Oct 8 2015 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 34.555349 69.207486 Unknown Unknown Armed men stormed into a restaurant and indiscreetly fired upon the crowd. One national employee for a UN agency was serious injured in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2373 Sep 23 2017 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 5.343688 30.450165 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were assaulted during a robbery on an NGO compound in Lui, Mundri East County, and required medical attention. Valuables were stolen during the compound robbery. Yes Official Report
2643 Jan 18 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were ambushed on the road and kidnapped. They were released after 30 hours. The motive was reported to be most likely financial in nature. Yes Focal Point
2905 Feb 5 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 21.43392 91.98703 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff was wounded after mob violence among unaffiliated civilians erupted on the main road to Thainghkhali, near Cox's Bazar. Focal point reports indicate, a group of civilians were stopping buses and INGO vehicles insisting ID's and documents be checked. The staff member was beaten and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he was released later the same day. 4 staff members of a separate INGO were also assaulted but we are uable to confirm the extent of their injuries at this time. Yes Focal Point
1043 May 23 2010 Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -23.35 43.66667 Unknown Unknown A national INGO staff was attacked at his home, located in Analapatsy, by six armed bandits armed with guns, swords and an axe. He has beaten and some money was stolen by the bandits. Yes Focal Point
1303 May 18 2012 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was shot and killed in his home in Goma by unknown assailants. Yes Official Report
1571 Sep 5 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.423689 65.975326 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three male NGO national staff members and two drivers - affiliated with an NSP project - were kidnapped and released three days later on September 8th following negotiations by the local community, elders and community representatives to help secure their release. Yes Official Report
1837 Oct 7 2014 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Unknown Home 34.564422 71.254501 Unknown Unknown One UN polio worker was killed in an IED explosion. Two others (not counted) were also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2110 Apr 20 2015 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.818215 14.818215 Unknown Unknown While driving his motorcycle along the Terraceria Highway in the Camotan Municipality, one national male staff member of an INGO was ambushed by two people in ski masks. They were armed and they shot at him, injuring him in the chest. He was able to escape and was taken to hospital for medical treatment. Yes Focal Point
2374 Aug 21 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 6.777367 29.71322 Unaffiliated Not applicable One NGO staff member was killed at home in Cuei Cok in Rumbek East. This incident is not considered to be due to his work as an aid worker but to inter-communal fighting in the town. Yes Official Report
2644 Jul 27 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.528056 37.954722 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One male national INGO staff member was detained by ISIS on July 27, 2014. Circumstances of the abduction are unkown. He was released on March 31, 2015 Yes Focal Point
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
504 2006 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers in hired commercial vehicles with food commodities were ambushed by armed men on the Tawilla-Kabkabiye road from El Fasher to Kabkabiye, were beaten, then allowed to proceed. Ambushed and beaten again after 2 kilometers Archived Archived
1044 Oct 15 2010 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -4.3217055 15.3125974 Unknown Unknown An INGO local employee, accompanied by his siblings, was attacked by a group armed with knives, and robbed. The employee was hit with a machete on his hand and his fingers suffered major injuries. Yes Focal Point
1304 May 18 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 7.6999269 27.9910035 Staff member Not applicable One staffer of a UN agency was attacked and beaten severely with a stick in his office. The attack was reportedly related to an employment administrative issue. Yes Official Report
1572 Sep 7 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.259642 29.800035 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was assaulted by three persons who allegedly disguised themselves as visitors at his residence in Kalibalak, Bentiu. He was evacuated to the hospital. Yes Official Report
1838 Nov 17 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.717466 44.768614 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member working at Marka General Hospital was shot and killed by unknown armed militia. The incident was reportedly related to clan revenge. Yes Official Report
2111 Aug 8 2015 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 0.365182 32.653176 Unknown Unknown A male national INGO staff member was trailed by robbers as he drove home. He was attacked as he waited to drive through the gate to his home. Beaten into coma, he was robbed of the vehicle he was driving as well as other valuables. During the attack he sustained a fractured skull, a deep cut over his eye and internal bleeding. He survived the attack. Yes Focal Point
2375 Aug 22 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown The South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) discovered the body of an NGO driver when they responded to the sounds of gunfire in Torit, near the UNMISS base. It is unknown whether the incident is related and a police investigation was underway during the time that this incident was reported. The NGO driver had been shot. Yes Official Report
2907 Dec 25 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4377785 69.0277405 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO contracted truck carrying blankets to the Urgon and Barmal Districts in Paktia was kidnapped by unknown non government actors in the early hours of December 25 near Hazarkhil village, Sarkai area. After intervention of the INGO and elders in the area, the truck and driver were released unharmed the afternoon of the following day. Yes Focal Point
505 Dec 26 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed 1 UN national staff contracted driver shot and injured in ambush of two commercial trucks carrying UN agency food in Habila Kanari. Ten armed attackers, believed to be Janjaweed militia, shot at the vehicles that drove through the ambush, hitting one driver. Archived Archived
1045 Dec 29 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Unknown Unknown A local national employed by an NGO was shot in the head while in his vehicle. The victim received medical attention. There are no indications that this shooting was carried out by AOG, or is related to the victim's status as an NGO employee. The true motive for this shooting, as yet unconfirmed, may be related to personal disputes. Yes Official Report
1305 May 22 2012 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 37.31078 70.36839 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two female international staff of an INGO and two male national staff were kidnapped on the road (where they were on horseback) by anti-government forces. Their two hired guides were also briefly held then released; an additional national staff was held but released in less than 24 hours. UPDATE: International Security Assistance Force rescued all four kidnapped staff on 2 June 2012. Yes Focal Point
1573 Sep 8 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.873301 31.589264 Unknown Unknown Robbers at a UN compound assaulted the UN-contracted guard, who was taken to the hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
1839 Oct 16 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 9.558889 31.652222 Non-state armed group: National Pro-SPLA Shiluk militia One national UN staff member was kidnapped at gunpoint from Malakal airport by eight armed men. Reports made from the organization in August 2015 confirm that the staff member is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
2112 Nov 18 2015 South Africa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -24.209591 30.409835 Unknown Unknown Three armed men jumped the security perimeter fence around an INGO compound and assaulted one security officer (not counted here) and shot another in his arm. He was also assaulted and tied up while the men broke into the office and stole material assets, and money from the safe. Yes Focal Point
2376 Oct 20 2017 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 6.213266 31.565542 Unknown Unknown There was an armed robbery of an INGO compound on October 20th, 2017 in Bor town. A group of men robbed the compound and assaulted two INGO staff members that required medical treatment after being badly beaten. Yes Official Report
2646 Apr 4 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was shot and killed while travelling by Bolhom village at approximately 6:00am. The staff members motorcycle was also taken by the unknown perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2908 Jan 10 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 15.7030403 43.6039301 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO contracted truck driver was assaulted and injured by a mob of 50 civilians in the Kuaidenah Market. Reports indicate 50% of the truck contents were taken by the mob. Yes Focal Point
506 Jan 8 2007 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff engineer shot while driving car in Baghdad at night. Perpetrators/motives unknown. Archived Archived
1046 Oct 17 2010 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.212495 18.3396815 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff (driver) of an INGO was severely beaten during an ambush on the road. Yes Focal Point
1306 Dec 13 2011 Pakistan 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.580285 66.9961324 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six staff of a national NGO were abducted at gun point by unknown assailants in Pishin, Baluchistan. Unconfirmed reporting suggests that the abductees have been moved to a neighbouring district in KPK or Afghanistan. The identity and motives of the abductors remains unclear, yet the details of the incident suggest it was a well planned and professionally executed operation. Due to its close proximity to current conflict zones in Afghanistan and KPK, it is likely that politically motivated groups operate in the vicinity of Pishin and are most likely involved in the abduction. Yes Official Report
1574 Sep 7 2013 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 6.491239 17.45499 Unknown Unknown During an evacuation, two national staffers of an INGO were killed in transit while returning to base from a construction site in the area of Bossangoa. Yes Focal Point
1840 Sep 6 2014 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 3.93545 41.853051 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver, who was driving as part of an INGO humanitarian convoy, was wounded when an armed militia attacked. Yes Official Report
2113 Dec 19 2015 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 8.489716 -12.756611 Criminal Unknown One male field staff member was cut by a large knife (or machete) and assaulted when a gang of five men broken into the guest house he was staying in with other people. The assailants demanded cash from the occupants, some of which were Council staff and believed to have cash on them because of the Census that had recently ended. The armed men assumed that they would have just received their salaries. Personal items were also stolen from the house as well as a computer. The other occupants (not counted here) received bruises and cuts as a result of the incident. Yes Focal Point
2377 Mar 14 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.231487 29.800503 Unaffiliated Youths A UN agency contracted truck driver received a head injury during an assault in Bentiu on March 14th. Local youths threw stones at the truck which broke the windscreen and caused the injury. The driver was treated at an INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
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
243 Jul 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead in home by unknown assailants dressed in civilian clothes. Interviewees made reference to reports that three men had called for victim's brother at their home and victim went out to speak to them. Yes Focal Point
1307 May 29 2012 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Unknown Unknown A driver of an NGO was wounded when unidentified people opened fire on the vehicle he was driving in Khuzdar District. Pending Media
1841 Jan 27 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.056278 45.300605 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured when a shooting broke out in front of a medical health facility managed by the INGO. Yes Official Report
2378 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.231487 29.800503 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was assaulted by two unknown men at his shelter inside the Protection of Civilians site at around midnight in Bentiu. The motive for the attack is unknown and the victim was treated at an INGO clinic for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2648 Dec 22 2018 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site -3.689481 30.784619 Unknown Unknown One guard was seriously assaulted at a Nduta camp by a group of individuals that ran away after the attack. The staff member had to be hospitalized for several days. The motive for the attack is not known. 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
244 Aug 19 2003 Iraq 19 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 11 0 0 11 20 13 7 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 19 UN (11 internationals, 8 nationals) staff killed and 1 NGO staff killed in Canal Hotel bombing. Archived Archived
1048 Sep 23 2010 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -0.66667 28.75 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff (driver) wounded when the INGO vehicle he was driving was shot at on the road. Yes Focal Point
1308 Jun 11 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown A national NGO ambulance driver was killed by an IED, along with two relatives of the patient they were transporting. The patient and one other relative were injured. Yes Official Report
1577 Sep 14 2013 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.476697 61.410496 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two national staff members of a demining INGO were kidnapped by AOG while traveling from Islam Qala toward Herat. They were released the following day. Yes Official Report
2649 Jan 22 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.31402 29.07999 Unknown Unknown One national staff member was wounded when the car he was travelling in was ambushed in a road attack. The perpetrators robbed the occupants. Yes Focal Point
2911 Oct 22 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.9806034 38.7577605 Criminal Unknown Two female INGO international staff members walking back to their hotel from an event in Addis Ababa were attacked by four unknown criminal men and strangled until they were unconcious, where they were then robbed. Once the staff members gained consciousness they walked back to the hotel and reported the incident. Yes Focal Point
1309 Jun 17 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.75 31 Host State Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN staff member was detained overnight and repeatedly beaten by SPLA soldiers over an alleged land dispute. He was released on 18 June. Yes Official Report
1843 May 25 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.021074 45.288353 Host State Somali Armed Forces One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces. Yes Official Report
2116 Apr 2015 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 12.785497 45.018655 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was killed by a sniper in Aden. Yes Focal Point
2380 Feb 20 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.558337 36.460617 Unknown Unknown Two national NGO volunteers were killed by artillery shelling while they were helping civilians that were affected by an earlier attack in Douma. Yes Media
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
2912 Dec 22 2019 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.7701456 46.7913915 Unknown Unknown One INGO national driver was shot and killed when his INGO vehicle was ambushed on his way to a project site in Saaxo. Yes Focal Point
246 Aug 2003 Chechnya 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Home 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff abducted from their home, has never been found (presumed killed). Archived Archived
1050 Aug 2 2010 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN agency national staff (driver) shot at in the right hand during an ambush of two vehicles carrying INGO and UN agency staff. Yes Focal Point
1310 Jun 17 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.33951 69.92041 Unknown Unknown A INGO staff member was wounded when their vehicle was fired on at a road block in a suspected roadside robbery attempt. Yes Official Report
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
2117 Dec 15 2015 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.791773 29.045993 Unknown Unknown On Tuesday 15 December, 2 INGO staff members were kidnapped in North Kivu, DRC. They were released unharmed the next day. Yes Focal Point
2381 Feb 27 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.665868 29.211771 Unknown Unknown Gunmen intercepted and abducted an INGO contracted driver and his assistant along the Mweso-Kalembe road axis. The vehicle was clearly marked. No additional information about their whereabouts is available at this time. Yes Official Report
2651 Apr 22 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 26.666955 18.030248 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was shot in the foot by a stray bullet during crossfire between two armed actors. He was treated in a medical clinic and released the same day. The incident occurred in Sebha Al-Thanawiya. Yes Focal Point
2913 Sep 1 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.9530448 32.1391217 Unknown Unknown One male NGO national staff member was attacked with a knife outside of his house on the street in Bweyale by unknown perpetrators. Reports indicate the staff member was lured outside by a phone call pretending to be a friend, where he was then cut twice on the head and neck. He was taken to hospital where he died the next day. Yes Focal Point
512 Feb 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.16667 24.36667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver briefly abducted and beaten in eastern Jebel Marra in Darfur. Archived Archived
1311 Jun 20 2012 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.6291 46.126 Host State Yemeni Armed Forces A national staffer of the ICRC was killed in a government airstrike while on the road with three colleagues Pending Media
1845 Oct 22 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.766627 47.429627 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was shot and injured by an unknown armed man. The attack may have been connected to an inter-clan dispute. Yes Official Report
2382 Mar 17 2018 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.050221 29.514285 Unknown Unknown According to a report, on March 17th a 20-vehicle NGO convoy was attacked by armed assailants in Virunga Park. During the attack, the convoy lead was injured and needed to be taken to the hospital. Twenty-one people from the convoy were abducted by the armed group and were still being held in captivity on March 20th, 2018. Until a few details can be confirmed, the twenty-one people that have reportedly been abducted are not yet counted here. Yes Official Report
2652 Oct 18 2018 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 15.566667 49.233334 Unaffiliated Community members One male national contractor was shot at the INGO's project site after being assaulted by individuals from the local community. The motive for the attack is unknown. The incident occurred in or close to Raydah. Yes Focal Point
2914 Mar 4 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO reception centre guard was injured when he was attacked by a group of nearby male civilians. INGO staff were attempting to instruct a woman on infant bathing safety, when she became irritable. As the group of nearby men heard the issue they approached the staff holding knives. The staff fled and the nearby guard attempted to control the mob when he was stabbed. He was taken to a health facility where he received medical attention. Yes Focal Point
513 Mar 2007 Iraq 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI national staff driver seriously wounded in a shooting in Baghdad; was evacuated from the country. Archived Archived
1052 Dec 17 2010 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown -0.66667 28.75 Unknown Unknown 2 drivers from an INGO beaten and threatened with death during an attack on their organisation's vehicle, in which goods and money were stolen. Yes Focal Point
1312 Jun 22 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 35.3333335 40.1499999 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Crescent volunteer on first aid duty was shot in the head and killed by an unknown shooter. Pending Media
1846 Nov 26 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.117687 43.644197 Host State Somali Armed Forces An INGO security guard was shot and wounded by a member of the Somali National Government forces. The attack appears to be related to a dispute over INGO employment. Yes Official Report
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
2383 Mar 28 2018 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 2.032194 45.304361 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One ICRC staff member was critically injured when an Improvised Explosive Device in a car was detonated outside of the ICRC's office. The staff member later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack and mentioned via their media portal that they killed the victim because he was a member of Parliament. The victim had been working for the ICRC for five months. One other person was hurt in the attack (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
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
2915 Mar 10 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Aid recipient Refugees One male INGO guard at a refugee camp in Kyegegwa was injured when a refugee cut him with a razor blade after mob violence erupted over missing documentation. Yes Focal Point
514 Mar 8 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff killed when vehicles of INGO came under fire in Shar-e-Pul Province, March 8. 3 Afghans were robbed (not included) but let go while the German was killed later. Archived Archived
1053 Oct 29 2010 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown 1 night watchman attacked during an incursion on an INGO office at night. Yes Focal Point
1313 Apr 13 2012 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.9041 32.06429 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 INGO staff (1 international and 1 national) were stopped by militia who held them for roughly two weeks before they were released, in poor physical shape, in May. Yes Official Report
1582 Sep 23 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.884819 61.140623 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was kidnapped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. The driver was released unharmed in the Islam Abad area of Khaki Safed District unharmed, following the intervention of local elders. Yes Official Report
1847 Dec 7 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.983244 44.283339 Unknown Unknown An INGO-contracted driver was shot and kiled by an unidentified gunman. Yes Official Report
2120 Feb 10 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO security guard was caught in the crossfire when French and ex-Seleka forces began heavy fighting. A stray bullet grazed his head and he received medical attention for his wound. Yes Focal Point
2654 Apr 19 2019 DR Congo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 0.127778 29.2875 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On April 19 2019, one male international UN aid worker was shot and killed, while another male national staff member was shot and wounded. The perpetrators reported to be armed militia, attacked the Ebola treatment group in Butembo with indiscriminate use of firearms. Attacks on Ebola response aid workers have recently been common in areas of the DRC affected, causing some medical INGOs to withdraw. Yes Media
2916 Mar 7 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.1056708 38.2849463 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was seriously injured when a group of four unknown perpetrators attacked him at a mini bus stop in Shire. The staff was assaulted and robbed, suffering a fractured hip among other injuries. Yes Focal Point
250 Aug 7 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush in Helmand, Aug 7. Archived Archived
785 2007 Malawi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 UN national staff stabbed to death by robbers in what the agency called a non-work related incident. Archived Archived
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
1314 Feb 13 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown A security guard for an INGO was injured when a and grenade was lobbed into the organization's compound. Pending Archived
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
2385 Mar 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.513742 36.347101 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Four national male volunteers were killed during air strikes in Ein Tarma, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2655 Nov 28 2018 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member on security duty, was injured during a robbery attempt on a project site in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Although the assault was minor, the staff member required medical attention for his injuries. Yes Focal Point
2917 Jan 12 2019 Yemen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.0365406 14.4290236 Non-state armed group: Subnational Tuareg tribe Three UN agency contracted truck drivers were kidnapped by a NSAG suspected to be connected with the Tuarge tribe. They were held until January 19 and released after negotiations. Yes Focal Point
251 Aug 7 2003 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in South Kivu, Aug 7. Archived Archived
786 Mar 14 2007 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -0.35817 42.54536 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff Chairman killed in Olympic district by unknown gunmen. Reports add that he had travelled from Kismayo to attend a workshop. Yes Official Report
1055 Aug 7 2010 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Road 22.81513955 89.44492672 Criminal Unknown 1 local employee of an INGO was given food to eat by criminals traveling in the guise of passengers while on a bus. He became unconscious and had to be hospitalised. His mobile phone and cash were stolen. Yes Focal Point
1316 Oct 30 2011 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.77396 47.42506 Unknown Unknown An acting director of a LNGO was killed by unknown gunmen in Garsoor village near hotel Guure. Circumstances unclear. Pending Archived
1584 Oct 1 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 32.64052 65.570947 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four locally-employed workers (three labourers and a driver) who were subcontracted by a Community Development Council for an NGO-implemented NSP programme were killed after being intercepted by AOG while en route to a stone quarry. Yes Official Report
2122 Dec 30 2015 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 32.887209 13.191338 Staff member Ex-employee An employee that had been fired from an INGO returned to the office, threatened and severely assaulted the Operations Manager whom he blamed for his termination. Yes Focal Point
2386 Mar 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Public location Unknown Unknown One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Aleppo province, Der Sawwan district. Yes Media
2918 Apr 5 2020 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 8.169358 32.105211 Unknown Unknown One male NGO national staff was shot dead by unknown armed assailants walking on the road from Motot to Waat in the afternoon of April 5. Pending Official Report
252 Sep 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff killed by suicide bomber. Archived Archived
787 Aug 4 2007 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 1 41.5 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard killed and 1 national staff driver seriously wounded when the NGO mission was ambushed between Dobley and the Kenyan border. 2 other staff lightly wounded (not counted here). Archived Archived
1056 Jun 29 2010 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 guard for an INGO was shot in the hand and shoulder while guarding a child-friendly space in an IDP camp. The perpetrator had tried to steal chairs. Mershing - Tom kiter IDP camp Yes Focal Point
1317 Nov 18 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.769709 47.430831 Unknown Unknown A national staff working as protection officer with an INGO was shot and killed by unknown gunmen when leaving a local mosque after evening prayers. Pending Archived
1585 Oct 3 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member sustained injuries during a fight with three robbers at his home. Yes Official Report
1851 Sep 7 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.032836 45.33976 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An INGO guard was wounded during an Al Shabaab attack. Yes Official Report
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
2919 Apr 3 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 7.3008199 18.2833004 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka Two NGO guards were injured during a raid of the NGO premise in Batangafo by anti-Balaka militants. The perpetrators stole communication equipment, electronics, and cash. Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Yes Focal Point
253 Sep 21 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.335 43.11889 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in convoy attacked Sept 21 (non-UN vehicles with UN shipment) on road between Erbil and Mosul. Archived Archived
788 Oct 11 2007 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff wounded when driving their belonging to an INGO. The gunmen stopped the car and reportedly shot and wounded the two occupants before driving away with the vehicle. Archived Archived
1057 Feb 18 2010 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -0.75 37 Unknown Unknown 1 guard for an INGO was hospitalised after being hacked with machetes by a gang of thieves when they attacked the organisation's office at night during a black out. They demanded to be shown where the motorbikes were, and attacked the guard when they could not find them immediately. Yes Focal Point
1318 Nov 18 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 9.1549 47.47764 Unknown Unknown A national staff working with an INGO was shot and wounded by unknown gunmen in his hotel room. Pending Archived
1586 Oct 4 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.191604 66.998056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local NGO director was reportedly kidnapped for ransom by armed men while heading to his office. The rescue attempt failed to recover the victim. UPDATE: the director was freed on 7 December 2013 by his abductors in Mastung district. Yes Official Report
2124 Oct 4 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 13.587248 44.03514 Unknown Unknown Taij branch of the Red Crescent reported the death of a Yemeni Red Crescent volunteer. He was on his way to the Revolutionary hospital to provide support to patients admitted to the hospital when he was killed by a ricocheting bullet. Yes Focal Point
2388 Mar 16 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.540668 36.43275 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
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
2920 Feb 21 2020 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.075433 28.981833 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members, one female and two males, were reportedly kidnapped while travelling to a field mission in Kafulo 20km west of Baraka. The abduction occurred at approximately 3:00pm LT, but the driver of the INGO vehicle was released. Further information about perpetrators or any ransom requests is unknown at this time. Pending ACLED
1058 Nov 16 2010 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 30.1898249 67.019108 Unknown Unknown 1 doctor who heads a national NGO was attacked and killed in his office. Motivation unknown. Date is approximate only. Yes Official Report
1319 Nov 20 2011 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.51265 42.07962 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An LNGO national staffer was wounded when a convoy of Kenyan military and anti-AS militias was ambushed by AS militants on the main road between Dhoobley and Tabta in the vicinity of Hawinha. The LNGO's vehicle was in the convoy. Pending Archived
1587 Oct 4 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.529402 68.757858 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was abducted on the road. Yes Official Report
1853 Nov 10 2014 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.855224 31.57988 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO driver was carjacked and beaten by three armed men. He suffered injuries to his face and arm. The attack occured in the evening. Yes Official Report
2389 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike that hit the organization's office in Ain Trma. The organization reports that the attack was deliberate. Yes Media
2659 Apr 23 2019 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One male national UN staff member was travelling from the airport in Port-Au-Prince in a private vehicle, when the car was attacked during a traffic stop. Due to traffic the car was stopped on Sans Fil road near Rue Saint- Martin, when two armed assailants demanding personnel belongings from the individuals in the vehicle shot into the car. The staff member was rushed to the hospital after being shot, but succumbed to his wounds during surgery. An investigation is ongoing. Yes Official Report
2921 Feb 25 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 6.78124 29.60896 Unaffiliated Community members One male INGO clinic medical clerk was killed by a group of community members from the Pakam community, a sub-set of the Dinka Agar in a suspected revenge killing. The armed raid occurred at the INGO project site in Malek and in addition to the killing, the drug store and food items were destroyed. Pending Official Report
520 Feb 2007 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3554189 44.48949509 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff killed while trying to deliver aid to a neighbourhood in Sadr City [a Shia-dominated area of Baghdad]. Militants stopped his car and asked for his documents. When they saw from his surname that he was a Sunni Muslim, they took him away. His body was found two days later near the capital. Arc Media
1320 Apr 28 2012 South Sudan 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.927721 29.788925 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three internationals and one national working on a UN demining project were abducted by militia (dressed in SPLA uniforms) from Unity South Sudan, brought to Kahrtoum, and held until 20 May Yes Media
1588 Oct 6 2013 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.306405 44.1896 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member was ambushed and kidnapped by armed men while he was in his vehicle. UPDATE: He was released on 8 November 2014. Yes Official Report
1854 Jul 10 2014 Afghanistan 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 35.199287 61.568483 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff were killed, one injured, and three abducted by armed men; the abducted individuals have since been released. The INGO convoy was on its way to its operations site when the attack occurred. Four local police who were escorting the convoy were also killed. Yes Focal Point
2390 Mar 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.520918 36.364792 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed by a secondary airstrike in Haza (Hazeh), Eastern Ghouta when he was helping civilians affected by an earlier aerial attack. The organization's service center and an ambulance were also destroyed in the incident. Yes Media
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
2922 Mar 2 2020 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 14.6370201 43.0550499 Non-state armed group: National Houti Forces One suspected UN agency truck carrying relief supplies reportedly exploded injuring the driver when it struck an IED allegedly planted by pro-Houti Forces on the Durayhimi road, Al Hudayah. Pending ACLED
522 Aug 14 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.66667 35.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff member killed in a residential area by a missile fired by Israeli forces against an alleged Palestinian faction in the Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp in Saida, 14 August. Yes Official Report
791 Apr 3 2008 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and injured during an attack while driving in a private vehicle. Yes Focal Point
1060 Jun 18 2010 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7 44 Non-state armed group: National Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Staff member (driver) was shot and injured in a cross fire between rebel Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) fighters and Ethiopian Defence Forces (EDF). Yes Focal Point
1321 Jun 14 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.843303 31.588554 Police or paramilitary Police A UN Agency national staffer was stopped, beaten, and robbed by six armed police personnel in uniform near the Doha Fuel Station in Gudele, Four of the policemen were in black uniform and the other two were wearing the brown auxiliary police outfit. The victim was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
1589 Oct 7 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.580692 69.221584 Unknown Unknown Three national NGO staff members (driver and two engineers) were ambushed and kidnapped. A third engineer was present but managed to escape. Yes Official Report
1855 Nov 11 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 35.933094 64.750028 Aid recipient Not applicable One ICRC staff member, while visting Maimana prison to distribute winter clothes, was stabbed in the throat by a prisoner. He was hospitalized immediately. Yes Official Report
2128 Jul 11 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.405515 40.796915 Unknown Unknown In Al-Hasakeh City on July 11 one SARC volunteer was shot and killed while he was retrieving bodies from the area. He was wearing his uniform while on duty, and was shot by sniper fire. Yes Focal Point
2391 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer died after sustaining life-threatening injuries while helping affected civilians after an attack in Douma, Eastern Ghouta. Two other volunteers were also killed in the same area by artillery shelling while supporting civilians affected by earlier attacks. Yes Media
2661 Jul 27 2018 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 3.866667 11.516667 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was injured in a pub in Yaounde after being attacked and beaten. Information about the perpetrators is unknown. Yes Focal Point
2923 Mar 29 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 6.80619 29.6774197 Unknown Unknown The administrator of a UN supported hospital in Rumbek town was reportedly killed by an unknown gunmen in his residential compound. Pending Official Report
257 Sep 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Kenyan) staff shot and killed while driving in revenge attack stemming from cattle rustling. Archived Archived
523 Nov 23 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver abducted by gunpoint en route to a food nutrition center, Wed Nov 23; victim alked back to Sanidadi 48 hours later, unharmed. Archived Archived
792 Apr 5 2008 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and injured during a robbery attack at his private residence. Yes Focal Point
1061 May 18 2010 Cameroon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 9.3070698 13.3934527 Unknown Unknown Staff member (driver) was injured in an ambush. Yes Focal Point
1322 Jun 29 2012 Kenya 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 4 4 7 6 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 0.1153207 40.3143522 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown Four international staff of an INGO were kidnapped, two national staff wounded, and a national staff driver killed when Somalia militants ambushed their two-car convoy driving through the Dadaab refugee camp. The internationals were released three days later. Yes Official Report
1856 Nov 12 2014 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 9.983333 33.5875 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was shot and wounded by unknown persons while on duty at Batil camp. He sustained serious injuries and was hospitalized. 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
2393 Mar 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was injured in Douma by an artillery shell during a rescue mission to evacuate wounded civilians from the area. Yes Media
2662 Jan 7 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO driver was ambushed while travelling in Kabul and forced out of his vehicle by perpetrators with weapons. The staff member was injured after being beaten. Yes Focal Point
2924 Mar 31 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.382258 31.419555 Non-state armed group: Subnational Murle Tribesman One UN agency contracted truck was ambushed by suspected Murle Tribesman while travelling from Pajut to Bor. The driver's assistant was shot during the ambush, but the truck was able to return to Pajut where the assistant received medical attention and is in stable condition. Pending Official Report
526 Apr 19 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver was hijacked with an INGO vehicle, 19 April; released on 25 April near the Chad/Sudan border and returned to El Fasher. The vehicle is still missing. Archived Archived
793 Jul 1 2008 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.02497 38.74689 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff in Ethiopia was shot and injured by armed robbers on the road between Dire Dawa and Addis Ababa, while travelling on private business , 1 July 2008. Yes Focal Point
1062 Apr 27 2010 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 10.53018 29.93292 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked by armed men. One escort detail was killed; driver and truck owner injured. Yes Focal Point
1323 Jul 3 2012 Philippines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Office/compound 15.0251068 120.6870474 Unknown Unknown A Dutch national working for a local NGO was shot and killed by morotrcylce riding gunment in front of his office. Yes Official Report
1591 Oct 3 2013 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.955277 27.509186 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One NGO staff member was assaulted by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
1857 Nov 12 2014 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.628174 22.504846 Unknown Unknown Two UN-contracted drivers (including seven loaders, not counted here) were kidnapped while transporting food and relief items; the two trucks were also taken. UPDATE: The seven loaders were released the next day, the two drivers were released on 18 November 2014, and the trucks have been recoverd. Yes Official Report
2130 Mar 23 2015 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 10.293309 22.782249 Criminal Unknown An armed gang entered an INGO compound and assaulted the a guard and a driver. Both required some medical attention. Yes Focal Point
2925 Apr 20 2020 Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 20.3667 93.2667 Unknown Unknown One UN Agency driver and a non-UN passenger travelling in a marked UN vehicle from Sittwe to Yangon were ambushed by unknown perpetrators near Yar Maung Bridge, Min Bya Township, Rakhine. The victims were reportedly carrying COVID19 related items. They were both evacuated to Minbya hospital where the driver succumbed to his wounds. Pending Official Report
794 Jul 25 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff physically assaulted while travelling on private business in Nyala and sustained injuries. Yes Focal Point
1063 Oct 16 2010 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.00037 68.71346 Unknown Unknown A driver of a contracted truck was killed in an ambush Yes Focal Point
1324 Jul 4 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 33.68971 66.55116 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national NGO vaccinators of a local NGO were approached by two armed men, who severely assaulted one of the vaccinators, leaving him with severe but non-life threatening injuries. The motive is reportedly a personal dispute between the victim and the perpetrators. Yes Official Report
1592 Oct 12 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.105581 70.51334 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An off-duty NGO staff member, along with seven other civilians, was killed when the bazaar was struck by a rocket launched by an armed opposition group. Nine other civilians were injured. Yes Official Report
1858 Nov 16 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.336 40.145 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An international aid worker was kidnapped and later beheaded by terrorists. Pending Media
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
2395 Apr 7 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.023608 29.675991 Unknown Unknown One NGO worker was shot and killed during an ambush on his vehicle by armed men when he was traveling between Nhialgiu and Bentiu. According to media reports, the aid worker was returning to base from field training. Yes Official Report
2 Jan 1997 Rwanda 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (Spanish) staff killed, 1 INGO international (US) staff gravely wounded during armed raid on INGO compound in Ruhengeri, Rwanda. Archived Archived
528 Apr 21 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver missing when three unknown armed men entered an INGO compound in Kalma IDP camp (15 km East of Nyala) with two AK-47s, one G3 and a hand grenade, 21 April. The perpetrators took the key to an INGO vehicle with one of the driver who drove them out of the camp. The driver is still missing. Archived Archived
1065 Oct 18 2010 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.1909231 22.7402454 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked on the road and the driver's assistant killed. Yes Focal Point
1325 Jul 10 2012 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.68747 64.29318 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed groups stopped two trucks carrying food aid, kidnapped the drivers and burned the vehicles. One driver was released on 10 July, following negotiations with local elders. The other driver escaped on 14 July. Yes Official Report
1593 Oct 13 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.801572 71.216105 Non-state armed group: National Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) A community health worker, who seemed to have ties to Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) fighters, was abducted by members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was abducted with at least three IEA fighters, who were able to escape, but the community health worker was recaptured and killed. He was beaten to death with sticks. Yes Official Report
2132 Sep 1 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 12.051801 24.880485 Staff member Family member One national INGO aid worker was stabbed to death in Nyala by a family member, also an INGO staff member, in a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
2396 Apr 5 2018 Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16.945935 97.959286 Host State Unknown One male NGO volunteer was shot and killed in southeastern Kayin state. According to reports and a statement by the NGO, the volunteer was returning home on the back of a motorbike from a meeting to help organize humanitarian relief for displaced villagers when he was shot by a Burmese soldier. Yes Media
2665 Aug 23 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Detention Custody 7.18 34.1 State: unknown Not applicable One national INGO staff driver was abducted when reportedly forced to transport government authorities on official business. On August 23 at 9:00LT, the staff member was requested at a local government office where his services were demanded. After his refusal was allegedly rejected, the INGO staff member transported authorities for three days where he was forced to cover his own living costs and was not allowed to contact his family. After completion of the request the staff member was released unharmed, but not compensated. Yes Focal Point
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
796 Aug 3 2008 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 2.1464622 45.1193096 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff, a UN implementing partner staffer, was killed. Yes Focal Point
1066 Jun 5 2010 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked when it broke down and the driver's assistant was killed. The driver was injured. Yes Focal Point
1326 Jul 10 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 35.336 40.145 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Cross worker was shot and killed while on duty on an ambulance Yes Official Report
2133 Aug 11 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 10.065777 33.031683 Unknown Unknown One INGO contracted off-duty guard was shot in Mabon when shooting started outside of the compound. The wound was severe and required medical attention. Yes Focal Point
2397 Apr 7 2018 Papua New Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -6.127153 143.420306 Unknown Unknown On April 7th, a UN convoy was attacked in Nipa town by a mob. One international staff member was hurt when a rock smashed the rear window of the vehicle. A bullet also punctured the vehicle's tire but they were able to reach safety. Eventually, they reached their destination, Mendi town, and the aid worker was able to receive further treatment. The convoy had been a mix of government partners, the UN and it was escorted by police and the military. Yes Focal Point
2667 May 8 2019 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Project site 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown Three male national INGO staff members were killed at their project office in Kabul after a VBIED detonated, targeting another INGOs nearby office. Reports indicate 2 others were killed and 15 injured (not counted here). One driver for another INGO was sitting in a car nearby suffered burns to his hands and glass fragments in his face and body Yes Official Report
797 Aug 30 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.79767 44.90755 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and injured while travelling in a private vehicle in Merka, 30 August 2008. Yes Focal Point
1067 Nov 25 2010 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown A vehicle hired by a UN agency was shot at and the driver was injured while picking up staff from the airport. Yes Focal Point
1327 Jul 11 2012 Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 4 3 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 6.76972 47.43083 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Two Kenyan aid workers and a Somali doctor working for an international NGO were kidnapped by Somali pirates, and their driver was wounded. UPDATE: After nearly two years, the three kidnapped staff were released on 5 June 2014. Yes Media
1862 Nov 29 2014 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A Taliban raid on an INGO guest house killed one Afghan staffer and the South African director (along with his two children). The raid came amidst a spate of attacks on internationals in Kabul, and unsubstantiated rumors of Christian missionary activities regarding this INGO. Pending Media
2134 Apr 15 2015 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 3.848032 11.502075 Unknown Unknown An international staff member was driving home and stopped in front of it when 5 armed men with knives attacked the staff member and wounded his hand. They broke the windows of the car to get to him. They robbed the staff member of his money, valuables, documents and forced him to drive away with them. Later he managed to escape. He was hospitalized due to the wounds sustained during the attack. Yes Focal Point
263 Oct 2003 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Non-state armed group: National Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) 1 INGO national staff robbed and assaulted by passing LURD patrol. Archived Archived
531 Feb 13 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 12.33333 23.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard sustained injuries when two armed men in military uniform entered an INGO compound in Um Dukhum in W. Darfur early in the morning of 13 February in an attempt to loot money. They attacked the guard who sustained injuries before fleeing the scene. Two staff members of the INGO living nearby came to the rescue of their colleagues and while they were transporting the injured to the hospital, their house was robbed. Archived Archived
798 Sep 29 2008 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 19.75778 -72.20417 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in Cap-Haitien allegedly because of a private dispute (investigation continues). Yes Focal Point
1068 Nov 1 2010 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.75921 68.04579 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks came under attack and two drivers were injured. Yes Focal Point
1596 Oct 30 2013 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.699185 24.99564 Unknown Unknown A UN contractor was carjacked and abducted by unknown criminals while driving along the Nyala-El Fasher road. Yes Official Report
1863 Dec 3 2014 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Body-borne IED Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four Somali staff of a security firm contracted by the UN were killed when an Al Shabaab suicide bomber attacked a UN convoy near the Mogadishu airport. Pending Media
2135 Sep 28 2015 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 8.980603 38.757761 Unknown Unknown An international staff member was attacked and hit with a stone on the head by two young men. He was rendered unconscious for a brief moment at which time the assailants stole his valuables. After returning to his guest house in the same area, the owner took him to the hospital where the wound on his head was stitched up. He remained in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2399 Apr 11 2018 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.733193 0.917772 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A German aid worker for an INGO was abducted while traveling close to the border with Mali. Traveling with four other national colleagues, the vehicle was surrounded by armed men on motorbikes. The Nigerian nationals were assaulted and left behind (not counted here at this time until further details can be verified) and the vehicle was set on fire before they were freed. The kidnapping occurred near Ayorou. Yes Media
2669 Jan 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.708333 36.805 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was seriously wounded after being hit by shrapnel as a result of airstrikes in Ma'saran, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
2930 Mar 14 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.1389 36.83 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male Red Crescent ambulance driver was reportedly shot and killed when Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) gunmen raided his brothers house in al Atareb city in Aleppo governate. Pending Official Report
532 Feb 11 2007 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff (guard) underwent medical treatment after being shot when four armed men looted food items from a UN agency. Archived Archived
1069 Mar 23 2010 Ethiopia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8 39 Unaffiliated Oromo clan A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked with rudimentary weapons by the Oromo clan and food looted while on the road through Oromo territory; two drivers were slightly injured. Yes Focal Point
1329 Nov 23 2006 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 7.29754 81.68202 Police or paramilitary Special Task Force An INGO national staffer was shot dead in front of his home by armed men thought to be representatives of or associated with the Sri Lankan counter-insurgency Special Task Force Yes Official Report
1597 Nov 11 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.889853 38.369716 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer of the Ein Al Arab sub-branch in Aleppo was killed. Yes Focal Point
1864 Dec 10 2014 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.316675 17.46667 Unknown Unknown An INGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while it carried a patient to a hospital. The driver (and the patient) received serious stab wounds. Yes Official Report
2400 Apr 21 2018 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Unknown Unknown An ICRC vehicle was ambushed on Saturday morning, April 21st while traveling on the outskirts of Taiz. One male international aid worker from Lebanon was shot and killed in the attack. Colleagues traveling with him in the vehicle were unharmed. Yes Media
2670 Jan 25 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Youths One male national INGO staff member was wounded when shot in the abdomen on a road in Lekuangole, Pibor district, Jonglei State. The staff member reportedly saw an 8 year old child playing with a rifle, attempted to take it away, and was shot by the child. It is unknown whether or not the weapons discharge was intentional. Yes Focal Point
265 Nov 2003 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded and 1 international staff shot and killed in car in Ghazni. Archived Archived
533 Apr 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 12.33333 23.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard was badly beaten up and is in a critical condition in Um Dukhun, Darfur. Archived Archived
1070 Oct 13 2010 Haiti 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.53917 -72.335 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked. Two drivers were shot and injured. Yes Focal Point
1330 Apr 1 2007 Sri Lanka 0 9 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 8.4594924 81.2309621 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Six national staffers working for an INGO on a post-tsunami construction project were killed and three seriously wounded, when unknown gunmen attacked at Mailampaaveli in Batticaloa district around 7:30PM on 1 April 2007. LTTE and government forces each blamed the other side. Yes Official Report
1598 Nov 7 2013 Haiti 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 18.532498 -72.333064 Unknown Unknown One international worker was injured and one national worker killed during an armed break-in at an orphanage. Three burglars assaulted them with a hammer and demanded money. The national worker was an unarmed security guard who died protecting the international staff member. Pending Media
1865 Dec 11 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Project site 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A German national working for a local NGO was among those killed on a sucide bombing attack on a French school in Kabul. Another internationalstaff member working for an INGO was also wounded in the attack. Yes Media
2671 Mar 1 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Home 36.216667 37.166667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded in his home when a VBIED exploded near his house in the countryside surrounding Aleppo. Coordinates listed are for Aleppo city as exact location of the incident is unknown. Yes Focal Point
2932 Oct 31 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO motorcycle driver delivered vaccines to a hospital in Batangafo. After the delivery he stopped at an IDP site at 10:00pm where he had an altercation with a group of men for unknown reasons and was hit on the head with a machete. Yes ACLED
8 Jun 14 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.49984 29.63497 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Ruhengeri June 14. The staffer, his wife, young child and another relative were killed at night in their home in Rubange secteur. Archived Archived
266 Nov 7 2003 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff shot and killed in his home, Nov 7. Archived Archived
1071 Nov 11 2010 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 19.75778 -72.20417 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked by 12 unidentified perpetrators. Food stolen and driver injured. Yes Focal Point
1331 Oct 28 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 9.6669 80.0181 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was killed by an unknown gunman at his home. Yes Official Report
1866 Dec 19 2014 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.6666171 19.7954915 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national Red Cross volunteer was killed by crossfire in armed clashes in Mbres. Pending Media
2402 Apr 21 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 2.859023 30.838409 Unknown Unknown Two unarmed security guards at an INGO compound were administered an unknown drug in order to incapacitate them and facilitate a break-in into three different INGO offices on the compound. The perpetrators stole vehicles and laptops. Both of the security guards required medical attention. Yes Official Report
2672 Apr 28 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.85 31.6 Police or paramilitary South Sudan National Police Service Two national INGO staff members were detained by police after being falsely accused of trying to rob a motorcycle taxi driver in Juba. While in custody, one of the male national staff members was severely beaten. Yes Focal Point
535 May 14 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff guard wounded when gunmen wearing (government) uniforms attacked the UN office in Mogadishu. The UN security guards repelled them. Archived Archived
802 Jan 8 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff driver killed and 1 UN national staff driver injured when UN convoy was hit by tank shell in Gaza. UN suspended all operations. Archived Archived
1072 Sep 24 2010 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.020556 34.584167 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked by armed warriors and the driver's assistant injured. Yes Focal Point
1332 Nov 10 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 8.98333 79.9 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A local NGO staffer was abducted from a private home by LTTE forces and later killed. Archived Archived
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
2403 Apr 24 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.6372 31.7153 Unknown Unknown Armed assailants shot at a private vehicle that was travelling from Terekeka to Tali. Overtaking the vehicle in Lwoki, they fired, killing the driver and one of the passengers, who worked for an INGO and was reporting back to his duty station. Yes Official Report
2673 May 15 2018 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 12.136389 -86.251389 Unaffiliated Youths One male international staff member was wounded when a piece of a cement block broke through a vehicle window and struck the staff member in the neck. The incident occurred while two staff members were travelling from the airport, when they encountered a group of youths manning a road block who threw stones and bricks at the vehicle. Yes Focal Point
10 Jun 19 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver was shot and killed in Ruhengeri along with his wife, their son aged 7 and their daughter aged 6. They were shot through the windows of their house in Kigombe. Archived Archived
268 Nov 9 2003 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle fired on between Basra and Safwan, Nov 9. Archived Archived
803 Jan 13 2009 Cambodia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 13.5066394 104.869423 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international (Canadian) staff on ashort term mission was attacked and beaten into a coma in apparent robbery and later died from the injuries. Archived Archived
1073 Jan 20 2010 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 16.308528 43.403557 Unknown Unknown A UN-contracted truck driver was attacked while on the road and seriously injured. Yes Focal Point
1333 Nov 16 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.6649255 80.0091719 Unknown Unknown A local staffer of an INGO was ambushed and shot dead on his way home from a Temple service. Yes Official Report
1868 Dec 23 2014 Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5831 43.9927 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Militants shot and killed a volunteer YRCS Taiz branch officer and his volunteer driver. Yes Media
2674 Sep 4 2018 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being attacked with a knife during an argument with an unknown individual, in Guatemala City. Yes Focal Point
11 Jun 1997 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 UN national staff beheaded by Al-Ittihad militia after ambush near Tulo-Burago village in Gedo region. Another 3 UN national staff (not included) bound, questioned and later released. The victim, a senior SNF Commander, was the apparent target of the Al-Ittihad militia. Yes Focal Point
537 Apr 29 2007 Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff former policeman was bashed on Sunday night after four thugs broke into his home and tied him up. Suva police said yesterday that the man needed 15 stitches. Archived Archived
804 Jan 15 2009 Philippines 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 5.8506231 120.0284035 Non-state armed group: Subnational Abu Sayyaf 2 ICRC international (1 Swiss, 1 Itallian) staff and 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped on Island of Jolo by Abu Sayyaf rebels. National staffer was freed April 2. Swiss freed on 17 April. Italian freed 11 July. Yes Focal Point
1074 Nov 26 2010 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 15.337484 44.184304 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked, one driver injured and food looted. Yes Focal Point
1334 Jul 4 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staff member was stopped and forcibly detained by armed opposition members on his way to his home village. He was released two days later after intervention by village elders, paying a fine, and promising to cease work for the NGO which the opposition group said was not properly "registered" Yes Official Report
1869 Jan 14 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown While using his private vehicle, an INGO national staff member was abducted while dropping off a colleague at home. He was released on 5th February. Yes Official Report
2141 Mar 9 2015 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.038333 21.758664 Unknown Unknown Two male INGO aid workers were kidnapped and held for over 24 hours. Yes Focal Point
2405 Apr 26 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO community-based volunteer, working in Gandor clinic in Southern Lietch, was killed by gunfire in Nyandong. Further details are not available but this incident has been verified. Yes Official Report
2675 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 8.366917 31.136611 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was taken by an opposition group after a dispute regarding the INGO project's drilling equipment in Jiech, Jonglei state. The staff member was released after 2 weeks, but had injuries to various parts of his body. Yes Focal Point
12 Jun 8 1997 Rwanda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when he was among a group of villagers attacked by insurgents near Ruhengeri on June 8. Archived Archived
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
538 May 8 2007 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver was shot dead on the way to work in the southern province of Kandahar by unidentified men on a motorbike. Police are now looking for the assassins Archived Archived
805 Jan 17 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.846628 71.09726 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff doctor kidnapped by a group of armed men who attaked an NGO clinic in Kunar. Whereabouts unknown. It is unclear whether the attack and abduction were conducted by AOG or criminal elements. Yes Official Report
1075 Jul 3 2010 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 15.654815 43.94099815 Unknown Unknown A UN-contracted truck was attacked and food looted. A driver's assistant was injured. Yes Focal Point
1335 Jul 12 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.75 31 Unknown Unknown UN staff was shot dead in his house in Hai Lokwilili behind Jebel Kujur near the Ministry of Animal Resources. Yes Official Report
2142 Jun 16 2015 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 13.972093 44.162534 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO aid worker was kidnapped in Ibb, Yemen. He was held captive for over 24 hours (exact number of days unknown) and later released. Yes Focal Point
2406 Apr 26 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was killed returning to the NGO clinic in Padeah after having to evacuate the town earlier in the day due to armed conflict between SPLA and armed opposition groups. He was shot on his way back to the village to check on the facility. It is not known who shot him. Yes Official Report
13 Jun 20 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 3.1199508 43.6444625 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staffer (Portuguese) shot in Baidoa hospital apparently in revenge for shooter's brother who died in his care. Archived Archived
271 Dec 18 2003 Angola 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Landmine Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded by landmine, Dec 18. Archived Archived
539 May 20 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Road 1.7148358 44.7699326 Criminal Pirates 1 UN national staff guard was killed while helping repulse a new pirate attack on a ship that had just delivered UN food assistance to the Somali port of Merka. As a result, the agents of a UN-contracted vessel this morning refused to allow the ship loaded with food to sail for Somalia. Archived Archived
1336 Jul 14 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A nurse working for an NGO-run clinic was kidnapped by a dozen armed opposition members on motorcycles and held for three days. He was interrogated to determine whether he had any government affiliation, and when it was determined he did not he was allowed to call his family and village elders for a negotiated release. Yes Official Report
1604 Nov 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.727865 68.867998 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were injured when their NGO vehicle was attacked by anti-government forces. Three other NGO staff were on board, and they were rescued by Afghan Local Police after an attempted kidnapping. Yes Official Report
1871 Jan 7 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.357274 28.582716 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A local driver for an INGO was assaulted by two SPLA soldiers when stopped at a roundabout while driving in Agok. The soldiers, who had stopped behind him in their own vehicle, forced him out of his car. UNISFA soldiers intervened to stop the attack. Pending Archived
2143 Feb 11 2015 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown One INGO male national staff member was assaulted. The circumstances around this incident are unknown. However, the man suffered a concussion and an injury to his ear. 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
2938 May 9 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.571251 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was held at gunpoint at the compound in Juba by a group of unknown intruders. After cutting the fence the intruders cut cables to the AC units and demanded the security guard produce keys for another gate he did not have. The perpetrators then proceeded to drag and beat the security guard. Another guard on duty was able to alert the rapid response team and the perpetrators fled. All AC units were accounted for and the security guard was referred to the local hospital. Pending Official Report
14 Jun 19 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.36667 42.53333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO driver killed by Al Ittihad militia in Kismayo on June 19. Archived Archived
1077 Dec 27 2009 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 3 42 Unknown Unknown The head of a local NGO was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in his house overnight. The man had just returned from a trip to Nairobi. Motive unclear. Archived Media
1337 Jul 20 2012 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 26.13456 68.7696 Unknown Unknown A UN local staff member working on the polio eradication campaign was shot and killled in a targeted attack. Yes Official Report
1605 Nov 3 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.991882 71.498232 Unknown Unknown A security guard was injured when unknown individuals hurled a hand grenade inside an INGO guest house. Staff was relocated to Islamabad. Yes Official Report
2144 Aug 10 2015 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -1.292066 36.821946 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member got a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to the hospital to receive medical attention. Yes Focal Point
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
2939 May 9 2020 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 11.016667 29.716667 Unknown Unknown One UN Agency staff member was reportedly shot in his shoulder, hand and stomach, as he tried to intervene in a robbery near his home in Kadguli. He was taken to the hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition. Pending Official Report
15 Jul 17 1997 Bangladesh 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 23.61352 90.50298 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Siddhirganj, July 17. Archived Archived
808 Feb 2 2009 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Non-state armed group: Subnational Balochistan Liberation United Front 1 UN international (American) staff official kidnapped and 1 UN national staff driver was killed when gunmen working for the Balochistan Liberation United Front stopped their vehicle; released two months later, 4 April. Archived Archived
1078 Apr 27 2010 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown A local NGO officer was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen. The NGO supplied water for displaced people. The deceased man was also a former administrator of a telecommunications company. Pending Media
1338 Jul 29 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.99529 69.02274 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staffer was wounded in a cross fire between the Afghan National Army and armed opposition. Yes Official Report
1606 Nov 24 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 33.452008 36.376632 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed when a mortar shell struck his vehicle as he was driving near Damascus airport. He and three other passengers in the vehicle were killed instantly. Yes Official Report
1873 Nov 7 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown Two Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers were killed when a mortar shell hit a civilian area of Homs as they transported supplies. Yes Official Report
2145 Jun 27 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.852357 66.52239 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable In Dehmerda village, one UN contracted polio personnel was abducted by gunmen along with one NGO staff member, a government health department employee (not counted here), and a local driver (not currently counted). Yes Official Report
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
1079 Nov 13 2010 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 5 47 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver contracted by a UN agency was shot and killed and food aid was looted. The incident was apparently linked to a clan dispute. Yes Official Report
1339 Aug 2 2012 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 34.1509848 71.7593219 Unknown Unknown Two staffers of a local NGO were injured when unknown assailants lobbed a grenade over the wall in their newly established compound Yes Official Report
1608 Nov 25 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 4.611755 31.263156 Unknown Unknown One national UN staff member was injured when two teenagers attempted to steal his laptop bag. He received medical care at a UN hospital. Yes Official Report
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
2410 May 13 2018 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.52371 -4.118498 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four INGO staff members traveling in an unmarked vehicle were fired upon by an armed group in the Mopti region, approximately three miles (five kilometers) east of Sambere village. Two of the aid workers were wounded and needed to be medically evacuated. Yes Official Report
2680 May 4 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male NGO volunteer was struck by aerial bombardment in the Idlib countryside near the village of Rayaka, while on route to respond to a civilian call. The volunteer sustained a serious head wound which he later succumbed to. Motive for the attack is unconfirmed, but considering the location and the marked vehicle it appears unlikely to be incidental. Yes Media
2941 May 14 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO driver was critically shot and later died in hospital after his NGO vehicle was ambushed on the road in Yagarandji Forest, 15km south of Kaga-Bandoro by an unknown armed group. The three other passengers were unharmed. Pending Official Report
17 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff kidnapped. Released 15 months later after ransom paid. Archived Archived
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
1340 Aug 4 2012 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11 31 Unknown Unknown One UN staffer was killed and one wounded when traveling in a marked UN vehicle, fired upon by two unknown assailants. Pending Media
2147 Jul 20 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.456443 36.235963 Unknown Unknown One NGO volunteer was killed while helping to rescue civilians. The circumstances surrounding his death are currently unknown. Yes Media
2411 May 13 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.86362 28.75435 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was abducted near Penemede, near the administrative border between South Kivu and Maniema, when armed men ambushed an INGO motorcycle convey composed of five workers. Two motorcycles were also taken in the attack. The whereabouts of the worker and the motive for the attack are unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2681 May 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.814167 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national male NGO volunteers were wounded due to a second attack, while responding to victims of an airstrike in Jisr ash-Shugur, Idlib. Both volunteers received medical attention for their injuries. Reports indicate one civilian was killed and seven wounded during the airstrike. Yes Media
18 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.25 45.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Nazran and held 3.6 months before escaping. Archived Archived
1341 Aug 5 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.60802 68.68027 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of an NGO was abducted and beaten by four armed men who knew of his NGO affiliation and demanded ransom. He was released folowing intervention from local community leaders. Yes Official Report
1610 Nov 27 2013 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.881989 64.686842 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six Afghan staff of an INGO were killed and one was wounded when they were attacked by insurgents, who opened fire on them. The aid workers, who were working on different projects, may have been deliberately singled out for attack. Yes Official Report
1876 Dec 5 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.625278 36.106111 Unknown Unknown 1 Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed in the line of duty. 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
2943 Nov 4 2019 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff guard was injured after armed perpetrators cut the fence surrounding a residence at 1:50am, handcuffed and beat the guard, but soon fled when the security company was alerted. Yes Focal Point
19 Jul 1997 Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 4.01897 44.51112 Staff member Security guard 1 donor agency international staff official kidnapped by his security guards at Teyeglow. Escaped two days later. Archived Archived
1082 Jan 6 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown The driver of a private car with five NGO staff was lightly wounded when their vehicle did not stop at an illegal checkpoint. He managed to drive away from the scene. Yes Official Report
1342 Jul 31 2012 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.117076 20.0670036 Unknown Unknown Seven staffers of a foreign Red Cross society were kidnapped after their vehicle was ambushed in Benghazi. Pending Media
1611 Nov 18 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.501665 69.157429 Unknown Unknown Two international NGO staff members, while walking on the hillside above Babur Gardens, were approached by three young men who stole their phones and wallets. The perpetrators beat the male staff member when he tried to retrieve their phones. He sustained injuries and received medical treatment. Yes Official Report
1877 Aug 1 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further details are currently available. Yes Official Report
2413 May 19 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Unknown Project site 33.223252 35.830723 Unknown Unknown One male NGO volunteer was killed by artillery shelling while providing emergency rescue services in Jubata Alkashad city in Quneitra. Yes Media
2944 Oct 20 2019 Senegal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.666667 -17.416667 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was stabbed by a criminal perpetrator until he handed over the keys to his motorcycle on a public street in Dakar. 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
546 Jun 11 2007 Lebanon 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 34.43667 35.84972 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers killed Monday at a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon as Lebanese forces and Islamic militants battled. The two were killed when a militant group's mortar shell struck their vehicle Archived Archived
813 Feb 26 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32 67.25 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff physicians kidnapped by unknown armed men in southern Zabul province Thursday. Archived Archived
1083 Jan 6 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member was attacked, stabbed and killed by an unknown group at his boarding place. Yes Official Report
1343 Aug 9 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.35 63.37333 Unknown Unknown A doctor working for a national NGO was kidnapped while traveling on public transportation. He was released following negotiations by community leaders. Yes Official Report
1612 Dec 1 2013 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 35.071902 62.875252 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff and their driver, while distributing food at a school, were abducted by anti-government extremists. (A third INGO staff member was present but managed to escape.) After community elders intervened, the two INGO staff and the driver were released two days later on December 3. Yes Official Report
1878 Mar 31 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.211683 37.1473 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
2150 May 31 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A 23-year old aid worker was killed in Idlib, during a sustained airstrike. He was part of local NGO and on an emergency response team that taught volunteers about first aid and providing search & rescue during airstrikes. During the attack, he was trying to rescue families that were trapped under the rubble of their building after it had been hit. The airstrike also killed several civilians. Yes Official Report
2414 Jul 29 2014 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.223252 35.830723 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One INGO aid worker was killed in Khan Younis during an attack on the residential neighborhood. He was taking refuge from the attack when he was killed (most likely from artillery or other aerial fire). The Israeli military reported that their attack on Khan Younis was in response to earlier Hamas firing on Israeli targets. Yes Official Report
2684 May 25 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Mob violence Project site 0.517895 29.311459 Unaffiliated Community members One member of the Ebola team for prevention and control of infections died after suffering serious injuries during an attack. Reports indicate local residents of the Mabalako health sector in Vusahiro village attacked the Ebola team. The seriously injured staff member was being transferred to a hospital when he succumbed to his wounds. Organization is listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
2945 Oct 9 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.313611 32.581111 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured after his phone was stolen in a shopping mall which resulted in a physical altercation. Yes Focal Point
21 Aug 1997 Chechnya 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.0574916 47.1332224 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO international staff (French) kidnapped in Dagestan and held 3.5 months. Ransom negotiated by French govt. Archived Archived
547 Jun 4 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 6.68048 80.401919 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers who had been abducted by gunmen claiming to be police in Colombo, have been shot dead. The bodies of the two men were found in Ratnapura district, about 100km (60 miles) south-east of Colombo. Yes Focal Point
1084 Jan 7 2011 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 13.51366 2.1098 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) An international staff (French) of an INGO was killed along with another French man (not employed by the INGO) less than 24 hours after being kidnapped by suspected members of Al Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb. The two men were dining in a restaurant when they were approached at their table by four armed men. Niger's national guard and a French surveillance plane followed the vehicle and launched an attack, but the kidnapped men were killed. Pending Media
1344 Aug 27 2012 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown A UN national staffer was shot and killed in Marka. The reasons behind the killing are unknown. Yes Media
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
2151 Jun 23 2016 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 23.736083 90.363067 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member was shot in the leg through the window of his car when he was ambushed by assailants on motorcycles in Hazaribagh while on his way to work. The armed robbers stole a significant amount of money that he had withdrawn from a cash machine shortly before the incident. Yes Media
2685 May 24 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 32.1415 61.2096 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) During an international military airstrike targeting anti-government elements at 12:17am LT, an NGO compound in Shib Koh district was also destroyed killing two national NGO staff members. Reports indicate 8 militants were also killed during the strike. Yes Official Report
2946 Sep 27 2019 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 14.63 121.03 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was stabbed by an individual assumed to be under the influence of drugs at a house party in Quezon city of metro Manila. The staff member was seriously injured and was evacuated. Yes Focal Point
548 May 29 2007 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.79748245 34.18649998 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in an ambush by gunmen, after which the UN agency temporarily suspended aid to half a million people in Uganda's drought-prone Karamoja region. Yes Focal Point
1085 Jan 11 2011 Pakistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 28 66 Unknown Unknown Three national staff of a local NGO (an implementing partner of a UN agency) were kidnapped by unidentified armed men. They were released several days later. Yes Official Report
1614 Jul 14 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.470376 36.30053 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member suffered head injuries on 9 July 2013 when a shell exploded at the southern end of Palestine Street in Yarmouk. He subsequently died five days later on 14 July 2013. Yes Official Report
1880 Jul 26 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 35.959411 38.998105 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed on duty. There is no further information available at this time. Yes Official Report
2152 Jun 29 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.513807 36.276528 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent driver was shot in the chest by a sniper while driving in a convoy that was delivering humanitarian relief supplies. He is recovering in a hospital in Damascus. Yes Media
2686 May 27 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 35.64 64.28 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable While conducting an EPI vaccine survey, 4 NGO staff members were abducted by anti-government elements in Qaysar District of Faryab Province. The 2 female staff members were released shortly after (not counted here), but the 2 male staff members are still being held. Yes Official Report
2948 Sep 17 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.313611 32.581111 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was injured after he was severely assaulted after an unknown perpetrator robbed him in front of his home in Kampala. Yes Focal Point
816 Jan 8 2009 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4 97 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff was in critical condition after being stabbed by a resident of Rinon Village, Aceh Besar. The victim was stabbed in a camp in the village at 5.30 a.m. by a local Acehnese who had been identified as Edi Miswar. Archived Archived
1346 Sep 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.82137 64.76505 Unknown Unknown An national NGO staffer was wounded by small arms fire at an illegal checkpoint Yes Official Report
1615 Mar 13 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.372937 36.112475 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member suffered injuries when he was hit by shrapnel from a nearby explosion in Khan Eshieh camp on 13 March. He died from his injuries the next day. Yes Official Report
1881 Feb 8 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent volunteer was injured when unknown assailants fired upon the vehicle he was traveling in when delivering aid. Yes Official Report
2687 Nov 4 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One national INGO staff member while travelling through Paktika province, was kidnapped and subsequently murdered by his captors. Reports indicate the motive is unknown, but the perpetrators are Taliban members. Yes Focal Point
2949 Sep 15 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -4.325 15.322222 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when robbed at gunpoint while sitting in a cab. Yes Focal Point
24 Sep 1997 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Juba. Archived Archived
817 Mar 4 2009 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff in Vanni was killed by shelling Wednesday around 5:00 p.m. while return from sending some of the seriously wounded patients from Maaththa'lan hospital in ICRC ship. Archived Archived
1087 Jan 25 2011 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.79455 66.72068 Unknown Unknown Two workers for a local NGO (a driver and a female staff) were shot and killed on the spot while traveling 50 km from the provincial metropolois. 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
2154 Aug 11 2016 Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 15.349327 44.179961 Unknown Unknown On 11 August a Yemeni Red Crescent (YRCS) volunteer was shot dead by a sniper in Taiz city. He was on an official mission to do a field survey and was fully dressed in YRCS uniform (a red and white vest showing the Red Crescent). There was prior coordination with the Resistance Committees and acceptance to carry out this survey in the area under their control. Yes Official Report
2418 May 30 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.874661 31.589626 Unknown Unknown Two security guards and a driver were assaulted by robbers that broke into an NGO compound around the Tomping area in Juba. They stole personal items and computers. One of the security guards was seriously hurt and required medical attention at the local hospital. Yes Official Report
2688 Aug 1 2018 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.85 44.233333 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia One national INGO staff member was shot and injured when caught in crossfire involving a local militia in a public location in Dujail, Saladin province. Yes Focal Point
2950 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -2.633333 26.1 Unknown Unknown Three INGO national staff were injured and one national staff member was killed during an ambush on the road. Yes Focal Point
25 Oct 1997 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
283 Feb 9 2004 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when vehicle ambushed in attempted hijacking between Basrah and Safwan, Feb 9. Archived Archived
551 Jun 17 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.9096 23.47406 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard/pump operator shot and killed on way home from work- a water point in Khamsa Degaig camp for internally displaced persons in Zalingei, West Darfur, 17 June. The victim was ordered to stop by three unidentified men in civilian clothes. After refusing to stop, one of the three men shot him three times at point blank range and died immediately. 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
1348 Sep 6 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 33.470376 36.30053 Unknown Unknown A UN national staffer was killed, along with his son, when shells hit their home. Yes Official Report
1617 Jul 31 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 33.5 37.38333 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was struck by a bullet. Yes Official Report
1883 Jan 26 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown UN personnel was severely injured by a mortar shell when walking home from work. 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
2419 Jun 2 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 6.038206 31.51063 Unaffiliated Security guard One UN national staff member was stabbed in the neck with a knife by a security guard that may have been inebriated. The staff member had to be medically evacuated to Juba and is reportedly recovering from the attack. The security guard has been arrested. Yes Official Report
2689 Jun 19 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 32.887222 13.191389 Police or paramilitary Police One national INGO staff member was shot and injured when caught in police operation crossfire on a road in Tripoli. Yes Focal Point
2952 Feb 1 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.03 38.74 Unknown Unknown One international male INGO staff member was choked by a perpetrator on the street until he lost consciousness. He was then robbed of all belongings. Yes Focal Point
26 Oct 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -1.9646631 30.0644358 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
284 Mar 7 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One Red Crescent national staff member was shot dead in an ambush approximately 3 kilometers from Qalat, March 7. The Taliban has been suspected in this incident. Archived Archived
552 Jun 13 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 7.7475 81.59545919 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 INGO international (Filipino) staff wounded after being shot Wednesday night in northeastern Sri Lanka. Victim was shot and wounded by navy troops after he strayed too close to a naval camp in eastern Sri Lanka where security forces are battling Tamil Tiger rebels, the military said Thursday. Yes Official Report
819 Mar 14 2009 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff driver injured when UN agency-hired commercial truck transporting food supplies from El Obeid to Nyala was attacked by two armed bandits. The perpetrators, in an attempt to stop the vehicle, fired one shot which hit the driver on the arm. Though injured, the driver did not stop and continued to Nyala. Upon arrival, he was admitted to the Nyala Teaching hospital. Archived Archived
1089 Feb 1 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.2482128 70.1932137 Unknown Unknown Two days after the attack, the body of an NGO staff member was found by local villagers. It appears that the staff member was traveling on his motorcycle towards his home village when he was abducted and killed execution-style. Motivation for the killing was not established. Yes Official Report
1349 Sep 9 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 33.5130695 36.3095814 Unknown Unknown A UN national staffer was shot and killed on his way to work. It is unknown if it was a targeted attack or a stray bullet. Yes Official Report
1618 Sep 28 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.34658 36.28752 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed in crossfire near his home. Yes Official Report
1884 Dec 30 2014 Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 20.816667 92.366667 Police or paramilitary Security Forces A national UN staff member was assaulted by security forces while on his way to visit family members. Yes Official Report
2420 Jun 2 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.510918 68.903288 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six people, including one NGO staff member, were abducted by anti-government elements (group unknown) in Aliabad District in Kunduz Province. Yes Official Report
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
27 Oct 18 1997 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 36.70904 67.11087 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed by stray bullet when three ICRC cars caught in crossfire Anchoy-Shibirgan road 200 kilometres west of Mazar-i-Sharif on Oct 18. Archived Archived
286 Mar 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 32.597902 44.016482 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in bombing in Karbala office. Archived Archived
553 May 30 2007 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff abducted at gunpoint when two unknown armed men stopped an INGO vehicle returning from El Hamidiya IDP camp to Zalingei, 30 May. UNDSS informed the police and local commissioner about the incident, but the two staff members and vehicle are still missing. Yes Focal Point
1090 Feb 18 2011 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 35.6854469 64.2833366 Unknown Unknown At least two guards were beaten and left in a ditch when three armed men broke into an INGO communications center. Yes Official Report
1351 Sep 24 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 34.95455 70.91427 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local NGO staffer was wounded at home by a stray bullet during a clash between Afghan soldiers and armed opposition forces. Yes Official Report
1619 Nov 5 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 37.100701 70.556332 Unaffiliated Not applicable An INGO staff member was stabbed and killed by the son of the mayor of Faizabad. Yes Official Report
2157 Aug 17 2016 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.577569 28.398784 Unknown Unknown A contractor for a UN agency was shot and killed in his home in Yambio on August 17th. No further information is currently available about the incident. Yes Official Report
2421 Jun 1 2018 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female medical volunteer with an NGO was shot and killed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in Gaza during a protest. According to witness reports and cellphone footage, the volunteer was moving with her hands up and identification card displayed toward a protestor who was close to the border fence and had been affected by tear gas. A preliminary IDF investigation stated that she was not specifically targeted in the attack. Yes Media
2691 May 21 2019 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.775 33.59 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN agency staff members of a demining team were shot and seriously injured when ambushed by an armed group. The road ambush occurred after the team left Kapoeta on route to Buno minefield. The two staff members were flown to Juba for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2954 Jun 4 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -3.366667 36.683333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured when his bag was snatched on a roadway in Arusha. Yes Focal Point
28 Oct 1997 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (German and Zimbabwean) staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
821 Mar 15 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 36.727865 68.867998 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured when stopped by four armed individuals riding motorcycles.The employee was beaten and robbed of his valuables as well as his own motorcycle.After the beating he was released and warned against working with NGOs. Yes Official Report
1091 Feb 19 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 34.430247 70.448678 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local employee of an INGO was among those killed during a sustained firefight between armed opposition groups and ANP and IMF forces. Several dozen people were killed during the attack at Kabul Bank, where the INGO employee had gone to collect his salary. Yes Official Report
1352 Sep 27 2012 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 25.5 69 Unknown Unknown A national NGO staffer was stopped on the road and kidnapped. The driver and other passenger were released shortly after the vehicle was hijacked. UPDATE: He was released 19th October 2012. Yes Official Report
1621 Dec 5 2013 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.361698 18.555975 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One off-duty INGO national staff member was shot and killed by armed intruders at his home. The attack seems to have been religiously motivated. Yes Focal Point
2158 Sep 1 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.611246 28.466949 Unknown Unknown Two people were shot and killed while travelling between Baambaru and Yambio town. One of the victims (male) was a driver for an INGO and the other (female) was part of a church group (not counted here). Reportedly, the perpetrators did not take anything from the victims. Yes Official Report
2422 May 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.990837 36.937984 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) Five volunteers from a national NGO were shot and killed when armed assailants raided their compound in Al-Hader, Aleppo. The volunteers were blindfolded before being shot. Four died immediately and one died later in the hospital. Two additional volunteers were wounded (not currently counted here because the information cannot be confirmed via the agency) and two more were able to escape the attack. The assailants also stole equipment. Although the motive for the attack and perpetrators are unknown, a few reports pointed to and loosely insinuated that Hayat Tahrir al-Sham may have been involved because they currently control the area. These reports are currently unsubstantiated. On June 3rd, one volunteer that was hurt in the attack the previous week succumbed to his wounds bringing up the total amount of aid workers killed to six. Yes Media
2692 May 19 2018 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.25 34.583333 Staff member Not applicable One male UN agency staff member was assaulted and killed in Gambela around 9:00pm May 19, 2018. The staff member arrived in Gambela from Pugnido at 5:00pm and reportedly met friends and colleagues at a local hotel. Reports indicate the staff members body was found at 1:00am and cause of death determined to be a large head injury resulting in blood loss. Another UN agency staff member is in custody in relation to the death. Yes Focal Point
29 Oct 23 1997 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3278775 45.6762535 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Hungarian) staff kidnapped in Grozny on Oct 23 and held for 9 months. Severe abuse (mutilations). Ransom paid by Hungarian govt. Archived Archived
289 Apr 10 2004 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 RC national staff assassinated in Mosul, April 10 (wife also killed). Archived Archived
555 Jun 27 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unaffiliated Clan 2 INGO national staff a doctor and his driver killed by gunmen in southern Somalia. The doctor was slain late Wednesday in El-Berde, about 400 kilometres (250 miles) northwest of the capital Mogadishu. Orgnaization rep said he might have been a victim of an inter-clan feud in the region. Residents said the gunmen also shot the driver as he tried to protect the aid worker. "Three men armed with AK 47 rifles stopped the doctor in town and one of them shot him twice. His driver, Lel Idris, was also shot by another gunman while trying to protect the doctor," said Hassan Sheik Ali, a resident. Yes Focal Point
822 Mar 15 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.99267 68.01635 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff driver was abducted with his vehicle in the vicinity of Ghandak village, early evening of 16 March. Following reported negotiations between the ANP and AOG elements, the NGO worker was released the next day. The NGO vehicle is believed to be still in the possession of AOG. Archived Archived
1092 Feb 20 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 7.644954 47.827913 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown A national staff from an INGO was abducted by pirates at his residence in the evening. The abduction is reportedly related to private matters. Yes Focal Point
1353 Sep 30 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 32.40314 64.46959 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO member of a demining team was killed and two wounded when a remote controlled IED detonated near their vehicle. It is unknown if they were specifically targetted. Yes Official Report
1622 Dec 5 2013 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 15.352027 44.212945 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two Germans and one Yemeni co-worker were killed and one Yemeni co-worker was wounded in an attack by Al Qaeda-linked militants on the Yemeni defense ministry complex (two additional staff were present but unhurt). The German staff were in the hospital due to medical treatment. The complex was targeted because it supposedly accommodated drone control rooms and American experts. Over 50 people were killed and over 160 injured in the attack. Yes Official Report
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
2423 Jun 1 2017 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 8.460555 -11.779889 Unaffiliated Youths This was an unprovoked assault resulting from a spillover of violence from an earlier incident on a motorbike rider who was assigned to an INGO local staff member. The community youth had earlier accused the motorbike rider of assaulting an adolescent who threw an object at the motorbike. They tried to attack the motorbike rider, but he received protection in a police station. The youths decided to attack the INGO local staff member instead. Yes Focal Point
2693 Apr 19 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Road 4.166667 9.233333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO driver was kidnapped near the Mermoz Hotel, 1.3km from the UN office in Buea town. The staff and the family members (not counted here) taken with him were held for 2 days by a non-state armed group active in the area. Yes Media
556 Jul 9 2007 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.7355786 45.2040946 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff gunned down by an Archived Archived
1093 Feb 23 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.59382 64.37161 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local employee of an INGO was wounded when he was shot by two members of an armed opposition group riding on motorcycle. The attack is thought to be related to the type of activity the INGO undertakes. Yes Official Report
2160 Sep 5 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.724744 27.676277 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Three INGO staff were shot at by suspected LRA rebels when traveling between Gangala and Masombo. The driver was shot in the shoulder and had to be admitted to a health center in Doruma and later medevac'd to Nyakonde. Yes Official Report
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
2958 Jan 19 2019 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Public location 5.316667 -4.033333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured during an armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
557 Jul 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff, a doctor and his chauffeur, were on a work visit and failed to return to the hospital where they are based, when they were kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan. Archived Media
1094 Mar 12 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 35.61527 68.65967 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff of a local NGO was killed most likely as a result of a confrontation with individuals with whom he was involved in a personal dispute. The death is not thought to be linked to his affiliation with an NGO. Yes Official Report
1624 Dec 7 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 4.577313 28.39885 Unknown Unknown A security guard for an INGO compound was attacked by an armed intruder. The guard was hospitalized and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
2161 Sep 6 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.577569 28.398784 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member and his family were shot and killed by an armed perpetrator who had broken into their home in Yambio town. Yes Focal Point
2425 Apr 27 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.780485 33.00291 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown One national staff member was killed during tribal clashes with a conflicting village. Yes Focal Point
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
32 Nov 26 1997 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.270978 45.334654 Unaffiliated Not applicable 2 INGO international staff (1 male 1 female, Italian) and 1 male national staff were kidnapped after 1-hour armed attack on base in Deganlei on Nov 26. Organized by Mogadishu businessman who had a trade dispute with the then Vice Governor of Balad, Mohamed Abshir. Archived Archived
558 Jul 9 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff doctor kidnapped early on Monday on his way home from work and killed in the southern city of Basra. The organisation has suspended its demining programme in the region until the circumstances of the murder have been clarified. His body was found two days later and the preliminary investigation does not indicate that this crime was an attack against the demining work" of the organisation. Yes Official Report
825 Mar 16 2009 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff guard injured when an unknown man threw a hand grenade into a UN agency compound in Mogadishu. Archived Archived
1356 Oct 11 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.321392 64.811084 Unknown Unknown Four national NGO engineers (from Kabul and Ghazni) were wounded when a group of armed men stormed their guesthouse building and opened fire. Yes Official Report
1625 Dec 7 2013 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.308525 64.813115 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN contractor de-mining staff member was abducted by unknown gunmen in Musa Qala District. Yes Official Report
2162 Sep 2 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.418592 32.510519 Unknown Unknown A commercial vehicle contracted by an INGO to deliver supplies came under fire while on the Magwi-Torit road close to Torit town in Eastern Equatorial. The driver and a passenger (not currently counted in this incident) were shot and had to receive medical attention. Yes Official Report
2426 Oct 16 2017 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 13.533333 14.316667 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was killed in a botched home invasion/robbery in Bagasola. Yes Focal Point
2696 May 26 2018 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 7.216667 48.85 Aid recipient Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded by an aid recipient at a project site. Reports indicate the perpetrator was upset with being missed during an aid distribution. Yes Focal Point
2960 May 14 2019 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 4.030278 42.296667 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO national staff members were reportedly kidnapped in Geedweyne, 30km east of Dolow. The staff members were on mission in the remote village when the incident occurred. Information on their release is unavailable at this time. Yes Media
33 Dec 17 1997 Chechnya 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO international (Polish) staff kidnapped by 15 armed men on Dec 17. Archived Media
1357 Oct 15 2012 Niger 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 4 5 0 0 1 1 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 14.510833 6.765 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Five national NGO staffers and one international (Chadian) were kidnapped from their compound by unidentified gunmen believed to be members of a militant group associated with Al Qaeda. One staffer was shot during the abduction and later died of his wounds. The others were released a month later after being held captive in the deserts of Islamist-controlled northern Mali. Pending Media
1892 Jan 6 2015 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.788911 28.412623 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five armed men attacked a team of 8 UN contractors that were working on a demining project and hijacked their vehicle. The driver was kidnapped and found unharmed on 8th January. Yes Official Report
2163 Apr 2 2016 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.312806 44.361488 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was shot in his home on the outskirts of Bagdad on April 2nd. He was taken to the hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition. Yes Official Report
2427 Mar 24 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was struck by a stray round in the marketplace. The staff member was not on-duty at the time and the incident was most likely not the result of him working for an international non-governmental organization. Yes Focal Point
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
34 Dec 1997 Tajikistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (of two different organizations) kidnapped. One victim was fatally wounded when her abductors set off a grenade to kill themselves and their hostage. The other victim was rescued, unharmed. Archived Media
294 Apr 2004 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff seriously wounded when vehicle ambushed by clan militia near Belet-Hawa. Appeared to be revenge for theft by a rival clan. Archived Archived
560 Jul 18 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff were shot and killed in an attack in Logar Province southeast of the capital Kabul by unidentified gunmen. Archived Archived
827 Mar 18 2009 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor shot dead in Mogadishu overnight by unknown gunmen. Archived Archived
1097 Apr 22 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.4 32.4 Unknown Unknown A national staff of a UN agency was wounded when the convoy he was traveling with was ambushed by unknown armed elements wearing military uniforms. Yes Official Report
2164 Sep 19 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 36.150272 36.946046 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A member of the Syrian Red Crescent sub-branch was killed during an aerial attack. Around twenty civilians were also killed in the attack that took place in Urem al-Kubra, rural Aleppo. Out of the twenty people killed, a total of six were reportedly aid workers (currently verifying information). A humanitarian convoy that was unloading supplies at the Syrian Red Crescent's warehouse was impacted as well with all of the aid supplies reportedly damaged. According to some reports, 18 of 31 convoy trucks were hit in the bombing. Yes Media
2428 Aug 29 2017 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four national male staff members were kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakitika and released over the course of several weeks. An additional staff member from the same organization was also abducted with the group but released less than 24 hours (and therefore not counted here). Yes Focal Point
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
828 Mar 21 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.75 80.16667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded and several of his family members killed (not included) by a shell that hit a shelter Putumattalam last Saturday. Archived Media
1098 Apr 22 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 34.2167554 69.9689529 Unknown Unknown A local staff member of a local NGO was shot and killed by unknown armed men as he was exiting his home. 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
2165 Jul 11 2016 South Sudan 0 16 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 15 0 15 16 9 7 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Public location 4.859363 31.57125 Host State South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) On July 11th in Juba, South Sudanese soldiers invaded Terrain Hotel, a location that was popular with international staff. According to reports, the soldiers raped 5 international staff members and killed one national staff member. Other staff members (10) were also sexually assaulted, assaulted and/or wounded by other means as a direct result of the attack. (Updated: October 2016) Yes Media
2429 Aug 16 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 5.764345 20.670528 Criminal Unknown An assailant attempted to murder a guard on the organization's compound in Bambari. He was stabbed in the back four times by one assailant. He was taken to the hospital and although he was seriously injured, he survived the attack. Although the motive for the attack is difficult to ascertain, it should be mentioned that the compound was later robbed by four individuals. Yes Focal Point
2699 Jun 4 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 9.979167 33.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO guard was injured after being assaulted during an attempted robbery of the INGO office in Maban. The staff member received medical attention for a laceration on his hand. Yes Focal Point
36 Jan 29 1998 Chechnya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43 44.25 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (French) staff kidnapped and 1 UN national staff driver beaten at gunpoint in N. Ossetia on Jan 29. Archived Archived
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
1099 Mar 29 2011 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.30966 -4.01266 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local staff, the head of an INGO, was kidnapped by an armed group while he was headed to a suburb of Abidjan to evacuate staff after violent clashes in that area. He was released two days later. Yes Official Report
1360 Oct 18 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Road 34.506988 65.535667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national NGO driver was abducted from his vehicle and held for two days after gunmen failed to identify a targeted staff member for the kidnapping. Yes Official Report
1630 Dec 19 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 7.785145 33.002922 Unaffiliated Youths An INGO staff member was killed by Nuer youth during an attack on a UN base in Akobo, where the staff was taking refuge. The attack seems to have been ethnically motivated. Yes Official Report
1895 Aug 3 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 35.959411 38.998105 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An American aid worker was killed in Raqqa, Syria on February 6th, 2015. She was initially kidnapped by militants on August 3rd, 2013. ISIS militants alledge that she was killed in retaliatory Jordanian airstrikes on Raqqa. The circumstances surrounding her death are contested by administration officials in the Jordanian and American governments, who believe that the aid worker was killed by ISIS. Yes Official Report
2430 Mar 30 2017 Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 41.503471 -5.746788 Criminal Unknown The senior staff member of a local non-governmental organization was kidnapped from his hotel at 3 am and held in captivity for 30 hours before being released. The assailants extorted money (or tied to extort money) from the victim. Yes Focal Point
2700 Aug 15 2018 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault