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ID Month Day Year Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Sort descending Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
1032 Jun 1 2010 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Detention Custody 9 33 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) At least two staffers from an INGO were reportedly beaten and detained by SPLA soldiers sometime in June. A spokesman for the southern army said they believed one of the beaten staff members was supplying food and medicine to elements of the opposition party. Pending Media
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
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
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
2668 Jun 30 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Detention Custody 37.05 41.22 Unknown Unknown One international and three national staff members were reportedly taken after a meeting with local dignitaries in Qamishli, North East Syria. The four staff members were released in December 2018. Yes Focal Point
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
2935 Oct 14 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Custody 4.737425 22.819462 Unknown Unknown Four INGO staff members were reportedly taken from their office in Bangassou by unknown armed perpetrators. They were all released 30 minutes later, but one international staff member had serious injuries. Pending ACLED
305 Jun 18 2004 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody -4.4269024 26.6661699 Police or paramilitary Congolese National Police 1 INGO national staff detained and severely beaten by a police commander in Kasongo, June 18. Archived Archived
2443 Apr 25 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 6.876992 31.306979 Police or paramilitary Security Forces One INGO male aid worker was seriously assaulted in detention by security services in Maban. He was released shortly thereafter. Yes Official Report
310 Jul 30 2004 Iraq 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.0010227 44.3299926 Non-state armed group: National Jaysh al-Mahdi 4 NGO national staff tortured and killed by army of Al Mahdi in Najaf, July 30. Archived Archived
1113 Oct 7 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was beaten and taken into custody by GoS police for unknown reasons. After arrival at the police station, he was immediately released. The staff member was brought to the clinic after he complained of pain in the head. No reason was given for his arrest despite inquiries. Yes Official Report
332 Nov 2004 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten by police, who took away his INGO ID and materials. Yes Focal Point
2736 Jul 16 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 9.347376 31.489106 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) Three INGO staff members and the boat driver were travelling by river from Malakal to Tongo, when they were stopped by members of the South Sudan Peoples Defense Forces (SSPDF) in Kaldak at 12h00. After a search of their boat resulted in cash being found, the SSPDF reportedly detained the staff members and boat driver after accusations of transporting money to the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO). While the staff members were being interrogated, the boat driver was severely beaten. After support from UNOCHA and state authorities, negotiations resulted in the release of all staff with the money initially under question at 19h00. The boat driver received medical attention at the UNMISS clinic. Yes Official Report
1944 Apr 19 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Custody 35.013333 37.0525 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A VBIED went off in Salamiyah town, severally damaging four trucks with food provisions. One sub-contracted driver for the UN was killed in the exposion and one was wounded as a result of the attack. Yes Focal Point
2481 Mar 18 2017 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.893513 13.275044 Police or paramilitary Airport security Three international staff members working for an INGO were detained by Libyan airport security forces at Mitiga airport. They were taken to an off-site location and all faced significant verbal and physical assault. One of the aid workers was nearly raped. The group was questioned about their in-country presence and security-related information. Their personal property and items belonging to the INGO were stolen. Yes Focal Point
2757 Aug 7 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Custody 4.85 31.6 Police or paramilitary Spouse/National Security Services (NSS) The Director of a local NGO was reportedly kidnapped by her estranged husband, who is a member of the National Security Services (NSS). The abduction occurred over a family dispute, and the female staff member was assaulted prior to being released. She later received medical attention from a local clinic. Yes Official Report
93 Nov 1999 Indonesia 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Bodily assault Detention Custody 5.5528455 95.3192908 Unknown Unknown 6 NGO national staff arrested and tortured in Aceh. Archived Archived
1969 Jan 8 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Detention Custody 33.509147 36.306485 Police or paramilitary Unknown A SARC volunteer died as a result of injuries he reportedly sustained in detention. This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details surrounding the incident are not available. Yes Focal Point
1180 Nov 19 2011 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody -0.52360295 40.35344455 Police or paramilitary Unknown A national staffer working for an INGO was detained and severely assualted by Kenyan police at a checkpoint during operations against al Shaabab militias in Garissa Pending Media
125 Aug 27 2000 Indonesia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.14717685 96.13821685 Police or paramilitary Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimod) 3 INGO national staff working in South Aceh were hospitalised after being tortured by Brimob officers, Aug 27. Archived Archived
128 Sep 2000 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 3.449 97.1275 Police or paramilitary Mobile Brigade Corps (Brimod) 1 NGO national staff beaten/tortured when detained by members of Brimob in Meukek Sub-district. Archived Archived
134 Dec 9 2000 Indonesia 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Detention Custody -6.21195 106.845056 Police or paramilitary Indonesian National Police 3 NGO national staff executed by police Dec 9. Archived Archived
1469 Nov 22 2012 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Detention Custody 0.046821 40.310412 Police or paramilitary Police One INGO national staff member was shot on the leg by police. While onboard a truck stopped for a police search, he resisted, an altercation developed and was shot in the leg by the police. He was reportedly intoxicated. Yes Official Report
2822 Sep 22 2019 Nigeria 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Custody 11.831098 13.150967 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Two male national aid workers of an INGO were kidnapped in Borno state reportedly in the Maiduguri area. Boko Haram militants then posted on September 22, 2019 a video of their execution, shared by various media outlets. Exact location or time/day of death is unknown. Coordinates given are for Maiduguri. Yes Media
688 May 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 14.5844444 29.4917691 Police or paramilitary Security Forces 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten severely by local security forces, a result of local Dinka-Acholi tensions over land. Archived Archived
693 Nov 7 2007 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody -3.36667 36.68333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was arrested and hospitalized after beaten by police. Archived Archived
2575 Jan 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Detention Custody 36.202106 37.134258 Unknown Unknown One national male NGO volunteer was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators and shot and killed after being held for one week. Yes Media
1513 Apr 12 2012 Somalia 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 3.116667 43.65 Police or paramilitary Police One national UN staff and a one local NGO staff were arrested shortly after a grenade attack and severely beaten during their detention, until their status was clarified and they were released. The UN staff was medevaced from Baidoa to Nairobi. Yes Official Report
2588 Jan 7 2019 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 36.341584 43.129139 Police or paramilitary Police One male guard at an IDP camp south of Mosul was reportedly taken into custody after refusing entry into the camp by a group of armed local police in an armored vehicle. Information from the reports outlined this refusal was in accordance with the April 2017 government directive barring armed personnel from entering camps. After the guard left work at the camp he was arrested on allegations of ISIS affiliation, and later beaten as well as robbed at the local police station. He was reportedly released later that night after colleague intervention. Yes Media
463 Jul 1 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 13.4435 22.4452278 Police or paramilitary Sudan National Security Service 1 INGO national staff severely beaten by four National Security officers in Geneina, July 1. (also 3 intl staff harassed, not counted). The NS officers abducted the vicitm to the security office and beat him unconscious with an iron bar and with their fists. Archived Archived
2870 Nov 19 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 36.6975 38.956667 Police or paramilitary Police One male national INGO staff member received injuries after being assaulting while in local police custody in Tell Abyad. Yes Focal Point
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
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
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
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
1025 Nov 18 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown AOG under the command of a prominent mullah abducted an INGO national staff member, while on a home visit. 2 days later, on 20 November, the staff member was released unharmed through negotiation. During the captivity, the staff member was question as to the identity of the organization, his position, programming and donors. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
491 Nov 24 2006 Lesotho 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -29.6039267 28.3350193 Unknown Unknown 1 IO international (Dutch) staff shot dead outside the house of Lesotho's trade and industry minister, where the victim was staying. Motive unknown, but attack came shortly after Parliament was dissolved to pave the way for elections Archived Archived
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
243 Jul 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead in home by unknown assailants dressed in civilian clothes. Interviewees made reference to reports that three men had called for victim's brother at their home and victim went out to speak to them. Yes Focal Point
2378 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.231487 29.800503 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was assaulted by two unknown men at his shelter inside the Protection of Civilians site at around midnight in Bentiu. The motive for the attack is unknown and the victim was treated at an INGO clinic for his injuries. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
258 Sep 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff robbed and beaten by armed group at home. Archived Archived
260 Oct 2003 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff shot dead in their home. Archived Archived
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
806 Jan 19 2009 DR Congo 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 5 0 5 8 0 3 5 Rape/sexual assault Raid Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO international staff and 3 INGO national staff attacked and seriously hurt, including one who was raped and two others sexually assaulted, in raid/robbery of their house in Goma. Archived Archived
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
273 Dec 4 2003 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when shot three times at their residence, Dec 4. Archived Archived
16 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO local staffer killed in home attack. Archived Archived
2942 Nov 15 2019 Malawi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO guards were assaulted and injured after unknown perpetrators attempted to enter the house but fled after a shot was fired. Yes Focal Point
811 Feb 20 2009 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Raid Home 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard killed and 1 NGO national staff wounded when armed men attacked the home of a local NGO worker. Archived Archived
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
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
814 Mar 10 2009 Sudan 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 5 2 1 2 Kidnapping Raid Home 16 26 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO intenational (Canadian nurse, Italian doctor, French coordinator) staff and 2 INGO national staff abducted at gunpoint from their home in Saraf Omra, North Darfur. Another national staff taken was released the same day (not included here). Other two nationals released the next day. Internationals freed March 13, with no ransom paid, according to the organization. Led to withdrawal to Khartoum. Archived Archived
1613 Dec 2 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 32.6327 36.106299 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed by shrapnel from a mortar round that struck her residence. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
830 Mar 23 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff manager shot Monday night in the western Darfur town of Kongo Haraza at home near Sudan's border with Chad. Archived Archived
1361 Nov 2 2012 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 6.217554 33.438353 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staffer of an INGO was kidnapped by a group of armed rebels from his home and was later killed. Pending Media
2965 May 7 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 9.26 29.8 Unknown Unknown One UN agency male national staff member was injured after an unknown perpetrator broke into his home in the Bentiu PoC site and assaulted him with a spear. The perpetrators stole 2 mobile phones and a radio that were later recovered in the PoC. The UN staff victim was treated at the UNMISS level II clinic. Pending Official Report
2705 Jul 2 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.737778 36.06875 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national INGO staff member was killed when an airstrike hit her home in Tafas, Daraa. The aerial bombardment happened at 3:00am LT, and the staff members baby was also killed in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2173 Oct 1 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 34.419849 70.472943 Host State Afghan Armed Forces A UN agency national staff member was killed at a family residence in a crossfire which occurred during a search operation by Afghan forces. Further details on the incident are not currently available. Yes Official Report
2707 Jun 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.628333 36.226111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national male INGO staff members were killed during an airstrike in Tiba, Sayda, rural farmland in Daraa. Two staff members where at home at the time of the strike, and one was attempting to flee. Yes Focal Point
1370 Dec 5 2012 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 3.116667 43.65 Unknown Unknown A UN aid worker was kidnapped from his home by gunmen in Baidoa. Pending Media
1641 Jan 17 2014 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 8.770132 27.39286 Unknown Unknown A national UN staff member, while in his private residence, was stabbed in the chest by an unknown person. Yes Official Report
1371 Dec 11 2012 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 35.564601 64.431892 Unknown Unknown Five INGO national staff members (one driver and four engineers) were kidnapped from the house of a local elder. Released unharmed 18 December. Yes Official Report
2975 Aug 12 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 11.016667 29.716667 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was injured after an unknown criminal robbed his home and physically assaulted him. Yes Focal Point
2178 Oct 15 2016 Niger 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 15.464294 6.2854 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Islamic State-linked gunmen, suspected al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, stormed the house of an American NGO worker in Abalak and kidnapped him. It is reported that he is being transported to Mali. It is believed that this is the first incident where an American has been abducted in Niger, although another failed attempt was made in 1999 on U.S. embassy staff. Two guards were also killed in the attack. In a September 2019 interview the Nigerien President confirmed the kidnapped aid worker is still alive. Yes Media
1909 Apr 7 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 36.211683 37.1473 Unknown Unknown An INGO aid worker was killed when a shell fell on his home in Aleppo, Syria. Yes Official Report
2444 Aug 13 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national male staff members were killed in their homes as a result of an aerial bombardment campaign by the Syrian government and/or its allies on Aleppo. Yes Focal Point
2182 Nov 5 2016 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.716667 23.283333 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was abducted, along with two other people (not counted here), from their residence in the Tombasi area of El Fasher. There is no further information about the perpetrators or their motives. Yes Official Report
2447 Jul 15 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13428 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national aid worker was killed in her home during an aerial bombing attack by Syrian forces. Yes Focal Point
2448 Mar 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national aid worker was killed when an aerial attack hit his home in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2981 Feb 1 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.7307932 81.1216761 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry individual in Kotaweheragala while visiting the house of a client. He was admitted to the Sirigala Hospital for treatment of injuries to his face. Yes Focal Point
1117 Jun 3 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 36.82757 66.27988 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national NGO staff member (an assistant doctor) was stabbed and killed by armed men who entered his house. The men also beat his wife into unconsciousness. It is thought that this incident was the result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
2449 Mar 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national aid workers were killed when an aerial attack by Syrian forces hit their homes in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2983 Mar 29 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 8.0369211 80.4725346 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO was assaulted by an individual after he visited a clients house to collect payments. The staff member's neck was injured and he spent 2 days in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2720 Jun 25 2019 Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Non-state armed group: Subnational Anti-Balaka Three INGO staff members were assaulted and injured after anti-Balaka armed actors broke into their home. During the armed incursion, the staff were robbed of their mobile phones, cash, and other items. The staff members received medical treatment at a local hospital, and the perpetrators were handed over to MINUSCA by a local anti-Balaka leader. Yes Official Report
2984 Apr 4 2019 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Home -2.718 30.318556 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member and his family were caught in a complex armed group attack in Buhinyuza. His wife was shot and the staff member was injured after grenade blasts hit the home. Yes Focal Point
2985 Apr 28 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.889722 80.598056 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after he was attacked by the husband of a loan client at their house. He was treated at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
62 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in armed robbery on a team house. Month unknown. Archived Archived
587 Dec 14 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 9.6649255 80.0091719 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC volunteer abducted and murdered in the island's army-held northern Jaffna peninsula. Victim was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his Jaffna home on Friday in front of his family, and his corpse was found on Sunday. Nordic truce monitors blame state security forces for the killings. "Definitely this (latest killing) must have been done by the LTTE to discredit the military and to show that we did it, so we deny that," said a military spokesman. Yes Official Report
2192 Dec 2 2016 Honduras 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 14.657211 -86.210767 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member sustained multiple gunshot wounds when armed assailants assaulted him and a companion at their home. His companion (not counted here) died on the scene and he is in critical condition. Yes Official Report
65 Jan 1999 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 8.6400349 -11.8400269 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in house attack. Archived Archived
1927 Dec 7 2014 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown A national staff member's home was raided by 4 men, who shot him in the leg and kidnapped his daughter (not counted in AWSD). She was later released after being sexually assaulted. Yes Focal Point
858 Jul 11 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 34.9789 69.57242 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when armed men entered his house in the early hours of the morning and fatally shot the individual. Thought to be a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
1660 Mar 9 2014 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.361803 18.555973 Unknown Unknown A Central African Red Cross volunteer was shot and killed in his parents' home. Yes Official Report
2195 Sep 26 2016 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 4.862715 31.508446 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of a UN agency was physically assaulted at his residence in the Gudele area by unknown persons. The motive for the attack is unknown. One of the attackers has been apprehended and handed over to the police. The staff member sustained some injuries and was treated at a clinic. Yes Official Report
2993 Feb 11 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -10.6197026 26.3190398 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was shot in the leg in his home after a group of unknown perpetrators broke into his home to steal goods and a cash wedding dowry. Yes Focal Point
1929 Jan 15 2015 Zambia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home -14.81194 24.797398 Unknown Unknown One female international UN consultant was sexually assaulted at knifepoint at home while sleeping. Yes Focal Point
1930 Oct 11 2014 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 7.644954 47.827913 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member in Burtinle, Somalia was assaulted and stabbed with a knife at home by two individuals that had personal grievances against the aid agency that employed the female staff member. Yes Focal Point
1664 Sep 19 2013 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.659905 29.221005 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member was shot and injured just as he reached his house, on his way home from work. He was subsequently hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
1932 Aug 11 2014 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 1.292066 36.821946 Unknown Unknown A national staff member in Nairobi was assaulted at home when burglers broke into his private residence to rob the house during the night. He was hospitalized as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
2464 Aug 15 2017 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 34.171831 70.621679 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national staff member of an INGO was shot and killed during a personal dispute in Nanghar. Yes Focal Point
2997 Dec 8 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 9.5 35.5 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO staff member was shot and killed in his home when local an unknown NSAG began firing in his community. Yes Focal Point
2999 May 12 2020 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Home 2.410556 42.976667 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was injured after an unknown perpetrator threw a grenade at his house in Waaberi area of Dinsoor. Pending ACLED
866 Jul 17 2009 Kenya 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Home 3.93545 41.853051 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (1 American, 1 Pakistani, 1 Zimbabwean) staff kidnapped and 1 INGO national staff guard injured in northern Kenya and took them across the border into Somalia. Roughly 10 gunmen arrived late Friday night at a house in the border town of Mandera where the workers were staying- wounding the watchman in the head and kidnapped the three workers; released 3 Oct. Yes Focal Point
2202 Dec 24 2016 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 16.261765 -0.028839 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) An INGO director was kidnapped from her home on December 24th, 2016 in Gao. She is a dual national of French and Swiss origin. On March 1st, 2018, a video released by Al-Qaeda affiliated group, Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), briefly shows the aid worker in a propaganda video. According to a close family member, the aid worker's health appears to have declined since the last image of her was released in 2017. In October 2020 she was released after a prisoner exchange between the government and Al-Qaeda affiliated.  Yes Media
1136 Jun 23 2011 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 Unknown Unknown A UN worker and his (pregnant) wife were beaten when three intruders broke into their residence in the middle of the night. They were hospitalized for their injuries. Nothing was stolen and the reason for the attack is unclear. Yes Official Report
2468 Jul 6 2017 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 30.17984 66.974973 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member, on leave from work at the time, was shot dead at his home in Quetta by a 9mm handgun. A security guard watching the premises was also killed. Both were shot multiple times. Yes Focal Point
2205 Apr 24 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 42.738201 0.06916 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A local female INGO staff worker was detained by Al-Shabaab fighters in Jamaame. She and five other civilians were detained at the same time and put in jail. She was on leave at the time and accused of working for an American NGO. She spent more than a week in prison and was conditionally released (she was required to stay in the village pending investigation on the charges brought against her by Al-Shabaab). The aid worker was released on April 24th, 2016. Yes Official Report
1672 Mar 27 2014 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -1.233105 36.797793 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was shot in the leg by five armed robbers who broke into his personal residence and stole valuables; he was hospitalized and is in stable condition. The robbers also killed one security guard. Yes Official Report
341 2004 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.6665893 29.2256875 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international shot and wounded when attacked at home in Goma. Archived Archived
875 Jan 5 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Home 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in his house in Gaza, 5 January. Yes Official Report
2747 Jul 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.32 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One NGO national aid volunteer was reportedly killed in Russian-Syrian military airstrikes on the town of Maara Hrema in the Aleppo countryside. The aid volunteer was killed when in his home in a displaced persons camp with his daughter. Two other volunteer's nearby were wounded. Yes Media
1946 Jan 24 2014 Nepal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 28.073282 81.621828 Unaffiliated Not applicable A UN national staff member was attacked with acid at his house in Khajura Nepalgunj which left him with burns on his head, face, chest and other severe injuries at required extensive hospitalization. While the suspect has not been apprehended, it is possible that this could have been a personal attack as a result of a family dispute. Yes Focal Point
2748 Jul 14 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Home -0.566667 28.7 Unaffiliated Community members 2 national Ebola health aid workers were reportedly killed in their homes the night of July 14, 2019 by angry community members in North Kivu. The health ministry reported the workers suffered months of threats prior to the attack. Attacks against Ebola aid workers in North Kivu is occurring more often due to the distrust for causes and treatments for the disease among community members. Staff members are listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
1408 Apr 8 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Home 4.84914 31.510543 Unaffiliated Spouse A UN agency worker was killed by her husband in a domestic dispute. Yes Official Report
347 Jan 2005 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff attacked in home by 3 armed men. This appears to be an assassination attempt. Previous similar attacks have been attributed to extremist groups. Archived Archived
612 Jun 21 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff taken from their home near Mogadishu around 8 pm. A group of men forcibly took the victim from his house; released 27th August 2008. Information indicated that criminals after financial gain could be behind his kidnapping and ICU would have mediated for his release. Sources also indicate that a ransom of between 40-60,000 USD would have been paid. Archived Archived
1152 Sep 7 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 16 26 Unknown Unknown One national staff of an NGO was injured and subsequently died when he was shot by two armed men who entered his house and tried to steal a vehicle at gunpoint. Yes Official Report
2220 Jan 8 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.062476 29.88152 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was shot and killed at night while visiting family members. The motive of the attack is suspected to be robbery. Yes Official Report
91 Nov 1999 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff security officer killed in his home in Nairobi. Archived Media
1955 Oct 15 2014 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 7.47632 15.54011 Unknown Unknown A national female staff worker for an INGO was attacked in her home with a machete during a home invasion. She fully recovered in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2222 Dec 28 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -3.372884 29.144879 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was shot in front of his home by an unidentified assailant in the Songo quarter of Uvira town. Yes Official Report
2758 Aug 7 2019 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown Two international NGO employees were injured when 6 unidentified armed criminals entered their home in Batangafo and stole a variety of valuables including money. UN security forces responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The two injured staff were treated at the MSF hospital. Yes Official Report
1156 Sep 12 2011 Honduras 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 15.75 -85.66667 Unknown Unknown A national staff of a UN agency was injured (along with his father) by a sharp object when three armed men broke into their home. The men also burglarized the home. The men were subsequently treated in the hospital. Yes Official Report
1420 Apr 28 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 32.913926 66.001905 Unaffiliated Not applicable A guard working for an international organization was shot and killed outside his home. The attack was deemed to be stemming from a personal grievance and not related to his organizational affiliation. Yes Official Report
3023 Jun 22 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 36.311111 36.686389 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One international NGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by the group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) near the Atmeh refugee camp in northern Idlib. Media reports outline 15 perpetrators raided a house he was in, detained him, and took him from there. The staff member was released on July 16, 2020.  Pending Media
3026 Jun 22 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.85165 31.58247 Criminal Unknown One UN agency staff member was injured after 4 criminals broke into his home in Juba, beat him with iron bars, and stole mobile phones and cash. He was treated at the local hospital. Pending Official Report
1162 Jun 2011 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 3.116667 43.65 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A local staff (polio specialist) was taken from his home in late June by Al Shabaab members. The office computer was also confiscated for investigations. His relative has said that she expects him to be released once the investigation is complete. Pending Media
2766 Aug 28 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 0.31 32.52 Unknown Unknown One female national NGO aid worker was abducted by unknown perpetrators outside her home in Busega, a suburb of Kampala. Exact cause of death is unknown, but her body was found the following day in Nakitutuli village in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, and reports indicate it appeared to have head trauma. The female staff member was also reportedly 6 months pregnant at the time of the attack. Yes Media
632 Aug 6 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 2.09955 45.16352 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed by unknown gunmen Wednesday on the outskirts of the capital Mogadishu. Victim was at home not far from the organization's center when the gunmen shot him six times on the head. Victim was taken to hospital and later died. Archived Media
636 Aug 21 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -0.36667 42.53333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot in the head when leaving his home by an unknown assailant on Thursday. Archived Media
1432 May 23 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 6.810839 29.675678 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was shot in his home by an unknown gunman during the night. He was hospitalized and received emergency surgery, but later passed away. Yes Official Report
2238 Feb 12 2017 Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 13.320302 43.247315 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) A staff member of an NGO was critically injured during an air strike on her home in Mokha, Yemen. Several of her family members (not counted here) were killed in the attack. Yes Media
1171 Oct 23 2011 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Mob violence Home 0.35462 37.58218 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staffer of an INGO was killed in mob violence and arson during tribal clashes. Pending Archived
905 Jan 15 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 31.491189 34.444111 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 UN national staff killed at home during a bombardment in Gaza, 15 January. Yes Official Report
1436 Mar 11 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 32.39233 64.490984 Unknown Unknown Three deminers were kidnapped from the home of a non-NGO-affiliated civilian at gunpoint. UPDATE: All three aid workers were safely released two months later on 11 May. Yes Official Report
2241 Apr 3 2017 Yemen 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.972093 44.162534 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five aid workers and two contracted drivers were detained in Ibb by rebel forces that raided the hotel that the aid workers were in. They were all released on April 3rd but it is unknown how long they were held. Yes Media
1438 Apr 5 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 35.320299 64.811138 Unaffiliated Not applicable Armed individuals shot and killed an INGO staff member in front of his residence due to a family dispute. Yes Official Report
1710 Jul 1 2013 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home -0.606542 30.674716 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was stabbed during an apparent robbery by unknown assailants. He was immediately rushed to the hospital, but died upon arrival. Yes Media
2779 Sep 19 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Home 4.859363 31.571251 Unaffiliated Not applicable Gunmen broke into the home of a national male INGO staff member in Juba and held him at gunpoint while they stole cash, mobile phones, and laptops. The staff member was then shot. Emergency surgery was performed at the local hospital. The staff member is expected to recover. Yes Official Report
1711 Dec 23 2013 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 15.450513 36.399923 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was stabbed and killed by an armed intruder during what seems to be an attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
3042 Jul 13 2020 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -5.94749 29.19471 Unknown Unknown One UN agency consultant was injured after three unknown men with machetes raided his home in Kalemie and assaulted him. The assailants stole a TV, laptops, and cellphones. The consultant was treated at the hospital and is in stable condition.  Pending Official Report
1443 Jun 15 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 37.412663 66.047083 Unaffiliated Not applicable One NGO staff member involved in the polio campaign was shot and killed outside of her residence. The motive behind the attack is yet to be determined. UPDATE: It is believed to have resulted from a dispute rather than being related to the victims NGO affiliation. Yes Official Report
379 Jun 23 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff shot and wounded by group who invaded victim's house, June 23. Motive was ethnic rivalry (victim's wife is an Arab). Archived Archived
915 Aug 25 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 31.610269 65.701536 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed at home during a shelling Yes Focal Point
2249 Mar 28 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 4.859363 31.57125 Unaffiliated Not applicable One contracted INGO staff member was shot and killed in his home as a result of a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
382 Jul 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery at victim's house. Archived Archived
3050 Jan 29 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.82 36.6 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female NGO staff member was killed in her home after 3 consecutive air strikes hit the town of Ariha.  Pending Official Report
1185 Dec 6 2011 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 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national contractor of the UN was shot and killed when an unknown perpetrator broke into his residence. It is suspected the motive was robbery. Yes Official Report
1988 Jun 29 2015 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -4.310105 15.275558 Unknown Unknown An national INGO staff member was shot during a home invasion by a group of armed gunmen. The assailants stole money and fled when police approached the scene. Yes Official Report
3052 Mar 10 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.1389 36.83 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male ambulance driver with the Qatar Red Crescent was shot and killed in his home when it was raided by HTS armed elements to arrest the aid workers brother.  Pending Official Report
656 Nov 29 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard and his brother (not counted) were kidnapped by four armed men on motorbikes. On 30 November, after being questioned by the perpetrators, only the brother was released. The fate of the INGO staff member is currently uncertain; however, the rationale behind the incident appears to stem from a personal dispute between neighbors. Archived Archived
2256 Jun 24 2016 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 36.681449 69.114905 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national staff member was killed in his home in Kunduz city, Khan Abad port, Shir Abad Area by unknown gunmen during the night. The incident was a result of a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
1991 Jul 6 2015 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 30.219156 66.995823 Unknown Unknown A staff member of a local NGO was found dead in his apartment with stab wounds. Yes Official Report
2257 Nov 19 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition During airstrikes over Aleppo by Syrian coalition forces, one national female aid worker was killed by shelling while she was at home. The building collapsed, trapping her and her child in the rubble. Both died as a result of the attack. Yes Focal Point
1994 Aug 10 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 35.934233 64.621428 Unknown Unknown An NGO staff member was stabbed in her home by assailants who then set fire to the clinic where she worked. Yes Official Report
663 Dec 11 2008 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -2.505541 28.859569 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed on Thursday night by his home in the center of Bukavu. Archived Archived
2528 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Home 4.771099 33.58823 Unknown Unknown An international NGO staff member was shot by armed assailants in Hai Malakal, Kapoeta in Eastern Equatorial. The victim, who was at home at the time, was admitted to a hospital in Kapoeta and later evacuated to Nairobi for further medical treatment. The motive for the incident is unknown. Yes Official Report
394 Oct 3 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot dead outside residence in by masked men, Oct 3. Unknown motive. Archived Archived
135 Dec 2000 Guinea 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed (along with wife); bodies found in organization's guest house. Archived Archived
1198 Jan 19 2012 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 30.198418 71.46801 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two international staffers (German and Italian) of an INGO were kidnapped by four armed men who entered their residence (within walking distance from their regional office) and led them out at gunpoint. UPDATE: The German aid worker was released in Kabul, Afghanistan more than two years later, in October 2014. UPDATE 2: The Italian aid worker was accidentally killed by a U.S. counter terrorism drone strike against al-Qaeda in January 2015, while still held as a prisoner. An American hostage who was working for a private contractor funded by USAID was also killed in the attack. The drone attack occurred along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Yes Media
401 Oct 26 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted and wounded by military men outside victim's residence, Oct 26. Archived Archived
936 Mar 21 2008 Chad 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 15.1256549 22.2476009 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff driver shot at his home and later died. When the driver opened said, the intruder shot him in the abdomen with a pistol. The driver was transported to hospital where he passed away around 01 h 30. Yes Focal Point
3068 Aug 7 2020 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 5.8358 9.8553 Unknown Unknown One male NGO staff member and local pastor was reportedly taken from his home in Batibo on August 7 by unknown armed men and found murdered the following day. Motives and perpetrators are unclear at this time. Pending Official Report
404 Oct 2005 Guyana 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 5 -59 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery on home by armed group. Archived Archived
938 Oct 17 2008 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 13.833056 20.834722 Host state Chadian Armed Forces 2 INGO national staff guards wounded. Yes Focal Point
2809 Dec 3 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 24.9 88.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was stabbed to death in a suspected burglary of his home in Krishnapur village in Manda upazila of Naogaon, Rajshahi Division. Media reports indicate the staff member's body was discovered at 5:00pm, and his residence was damaged with money, a camera, and a computer missing. Pending Media
2813 Dec 31 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 9.052387 29.095359 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was reportedly killed at approximately 2050h in his home in Mankien, Mayom county. Further information is unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
679 Dec 14 2006 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 1.4583333 30.4333333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member was brutally attacked and robbed in their home. Needed hospitalization Archived Archived
1482 Jan 5 2012 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 11.2784798 49.1799522 Police or paramilitary Police One national staff member was accidentally shot in her chest by police, after firing the shot at the ground, while they interviewed her in her home regarding a criminal incident. Yes Focal Point
2550 Sep 3 2018 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 12.35216 -7.986576 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On September 3 the head of a national NGO was kidnapped from in front on his home in Kalaban Koura, Bamako, by unkown perpetrators posing in uniform. After a police operation the victim was released on September 9 and treated for minor injuries. Pending Media
153 Jul 2001 Fiji 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home -18.1239696 179.0122737 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC worker killed at home. Archived Archived
949 Apr 14 2009 Zambia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -8.86667 31.3 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured when stabbed by armed robbers at her home. Yes Focal Point
154 Jul 2001 Angola 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -11.8775768 17.5691241 Host state Provincial Organization of Volunteers of Civil Defence of Angola (OPVDCA) 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded on his home compound when visiting latrine. Civil Defence responsible and arrested. Archived Archived
1218 Jan 15 2008 Mozambique 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home -19.302233 34.9144977 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff in Mozambique was seriously injured during a robbery attack in front of his residence. Yes Focal Point
1491 Aug 29 2012 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 32.87519 13.18746 Unknown Unknown One security guard suffered wounds to the head when two armed perpetrators broke into an INGO guest house in a robbery. Yes Focal Point
2559 Apr 22 2018 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 34.555347 69.207489 Unknown Unknown One male national UN staff member was shot in the shoulder in front of his house. He was treated in the hospital for his wounds. Yes Official Report
2561 Feb 24 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.914759 36.614433 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female NGO staff member died when her house, located in the Kafar Sgana suburb south of Idlib, was hit during a reported government airstrike targeting rebels in the area. The strike also killed members of her family staying in the house (not counted here). Yes Media
2029 Nov 23 2015 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Home 6.996037 19.185032 Unknown Unknown A national INGO staff member in Kaga-Bandoro was shot and killed when armed robbers broke into his house. Another INGO staff member from a different INGO was also killed by a gunshot wound. Yes Official Report
1496 Mar 13 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 33.33951 69.92041 Unknown Unknown One field officer from a demining NGO was wounded when unidentified gunmen attack his house. Yes Official Report
1229 Jul 20 2009 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -0.66667 28.75 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead in Buzito quarter, in his house at 7pm on 20 July. Yes Official Report
2032 Dec 4 2015 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.851905 31.554888 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency staff members were attacked in their home by approximately 5 men. The assailants were reportedly armed with clubs and rifles. One staff member was beaten and the other sustained stab wounds to the palm of their hand. The robbers fled with money, personal items and a UN vehicle. The two staff members were treated in the hospital for their injuries. Yes Official Report
1498 Mar 27 2012 Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home 4.1671179 9.2427429 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was injured by armed robbers in his private home. Yes Focal Point
2567 Dec 17 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 4.092673 30.677393 Unaffiliated Spouse One male national NGO staff was assaulted and had his fingers broken by the husband of another female staff member at the husbands home in Yei. Due to a personal grievance the female staff and the male staff member where detained and reportedly tortured by the female staff members husband. The female staff member did not require medical attention, but both staff members were suspended during the investigation. Yes Official Report
2568 Jan 18 2019 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home 5.767948 20.675651 Unknown Unknown One male humanitarian staff was killed during a violent burglary of his home in Bambari. Yes Media
1500 Dec 22 2012 Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Home 4.6125522 13.1535811 Unaffiliated Not applicable One international staff member was robbed and raped. Yes Focal Point
170 Feb 2002 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.7 67.116667 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and wounded after four armed men raided his house in Mazar-e Sharif. Archived Archived
171 Feb 23 2002 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 1.79767 44.90755 Staff member Not applicable One INGO international (Swiss) shot and killed in residence in Merca, Feb 23. Related to employment dispute. Archived Archived
2572 May 9 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 7 19.18333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when armed men in uniform broke into the staff members home, and assaulted then robbed the individual of cash and valuables. Yes Official Report
706 Apr 8 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 15.450513 36.399923 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff (cleaner) was taken from his/her bed, beaten and stabbed in the hand. It appears to be a personal dispute. Archived Archived
176 Apr 2002 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot dead in his house. Archived Archived
2044 Jul 22 2015 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Raid Home 3.11405 43.651925 Unknown Unknown A woman working for a local NGO was shot in her home by intruders. Yes Official Report
977 Jul 7 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 34.41712 70.44959 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when AOG fired six mortars towards JAF. At least two projectiles impacted in a residential area west of JAF, killing the INGO national staff member in his residence and injuring two civilians (not counted). Yes Official Report
2047 Jan 19 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 34.555349 69.207486 Unknown Unknown A national UN staff member was shot and killed in his home in Kabul. Yes Official Report
714 Oct 5 2008 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Home 3.116667 43.65 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff guard killed when unidentified man hurled a hand grenade to a house of international organization Yes Focal Point
1246 Mar 24 2011 Myanmar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 20.90392275 95.8414149 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff number was wounded when she (and her two children) were attacked by a man with a sword in their home. The attacker was a guard from a neighboring house. Yes Focal Point
2318 Aug 24 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 14.487428 -4.197463 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staffer was killed in his hotel room in the Mopti region of central Mali. His personal items were missing from the hotel room where he was found. The perpetrators of the attack are currently unknown. Yes Official Report
3094 Aug 13 2020 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Home 34.434167 70.447778 Unknown Unknown One UN agency male national staff was shot and killed in his home in Jalalabad. Further information about the incident is unavailable at this time.  Pending Official Report
720 May 8 2008 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Home 31.491189 34.444111 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff school teacher killed at home in Gaza in an operation conducted by the Israel Defense Forces. Yes Focal Point
2322 Oct 7 2017 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.61975 25.354871 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female international aid worker was abducted from her home in El-Fasher in North Darfur by armed gunmen. Some reports say that a ransom was demanded for her release, although those reports currently cannot be corroborated. Neither can reports that allege that she was abducted by pro-government factions in protest to not having received their salaries. Some reports also state that she was working for a Swiss INGO which provides aid to children. United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas, made a statement in regards to this incident calling for the release of the aid worker. Update: She was released on November, 15th, 2018. Reportedly, no ransom was paid by the host government or home government. Two members of the kidnapping team were arrested. It is possible that she ran her own charity although this has not been verified at this time. Yes Official Report
2593 Apr 24 2018 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 14.365716 22.46143 Unknown Unknown One INGO national male aid worker was fatality stabbed outside of his residence. The perpetrator pulled out a knife and stabbed the staff member in the chest. He died in Kulbus hospital. Yes Focal Point
726 May 21 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 36.7581256 66.8980826 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot dead by two unknown perpetrators in front of home. The victim was working as a teacher of the NGO's educational project. The motive behind of this killing is still unclear and it is possible that this was some kind of personal / family enmity, not a political act. Yes Focal Point
2859 May 5 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.6990115 36.6053435 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was killed at his home during a massive aerial bombardment campaign by the Russian and Syrian Militaries reportedly targeting Hait Tahrir al Sham (HTS) shelling locations in the area of Deir Sunbul, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
727 Jun 2 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member killed by small arms fire at their residence. According to the report, the victim was shot after returning from a party. The murdered staff member was a district program manager/ head of sub-office in Baghlan-e-Jadid district. Four suspected men (who accompanied the victim from the party to his home) were arrested by the police. A police investigation is ongoing Archived Archived
2596 Jun 12 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home -5.946021 29.196717 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was wounded outside of his residence when perpetrators assaulted him with a machete. They also stole his personal belongings and it is reported that was most likely the primary motive. The incident occurred in Kalemie, Tanganyika province. Yes Focal Point
728 Aug 9 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed: Initial reports state that an NGO employee was allegedly taken out from his residence by a group of assailants in the area. Later on he was found killed in the nearby village. No further information available at this stage. Archived Archived
997 Aug 21 2010 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Home 35.6854469 64.2833366 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 local INGO staffers kidnapped in front of a private house in Aq Mazar village by armed opposition groups. Released 6 September. Yes Official Report
2326 Oct 12 2017 South Sudan 1 0 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 Armed men raided the home of a UN aid worker in Gudele, Juba. The aid worker was shot and killed during the robbery along with his brother (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2597 Jul 20 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -5.946021 29.196717 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was assaulted with a machete and wooden bats by perpetrators during a robbery of his residence. Personal belongings were taken and the primary motive for this incident was reported to be theft. The incident occurred in Kalemie, Tanganyika. Yes Focal Point
729 Feb 17 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 35.9261784 64.6237758 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed at home in a target killing. Archived Archived
730 Jun 11 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 36.734772 70.811995 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed at their residence Archived Archived
2064 Feb 17 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown An armed individual broke into the house of an national INGO worker and shot him. He also stole the victim's vehicle and valuables. The INGO aid worker died as a result of the attack. Yes Official Report
2863 Jun 1 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 31.0261488 62.4504154 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for several days by the Taliban in Nimroz province. The staff member was on leave in his home village when he was abducted, but he was able to convince the perpetrators he was a student, not an aid worker, leading to his release. Yes Focal Point
458 Jul 25 2006 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Individual attack Home 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff in Logar province wounded by an IED at their house. The bomb was rigged to the entry gate. Unclear if targeted for INGO work or if it was personal. Yes Official Report
2329 Nov 7 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was killed in Torit, Eastern Equatorial when armed men shot him while attempting to gain entry into his home. Robbery is the suspected motive. Yes Official Report
732 Sep 6 2007 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Home 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed when two armed men entered the victim's home. Archived Archived
2602 Mar 19 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 14.7909 42.9709 Unknown Unknown One female INGO national employee was killed when she was hit by shrapnel while standing on the roof of her house in Hodeidah. Her sister, also on the roof, was wounded (not counted here). Yes Media
3106 Nov 8 2020 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka One INGO national staff member was stabbed in the hand during an attempted kidnapping at his home in Batangafo. Reports indicate Anti-Balaka militants broke into the aid worker's home and tried to abduct him, but were unsuccessful. He was treated at the local hospital and is in stable condition.  Pending Official Report
1265 Nov 19 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.47738 47.35971 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff was robbed while transporting money. He was staying overnight at a hotel when two armed men came to his hotel door, forced their way in and shot him once in the shoulder, then took the money and fled Yes Focal Point
465 Aug 20 2006 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.7514 80.4971 Unknown Unknown A staff member of the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society was shot and killed by two unknown men outside home. Yes Official Report
1266 Nov 25 2011 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 28 66 Unknown Unknown A local staff doctor was kidnapped by five armed men from his home. The family was bound and robbed. The doctor was released a few days later Yes Focal Point
1269 Dec 30 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 35.9261784 64.6237758 Unaffiliated Spouse An INGO national staff member was stabbed by her husband (also a staff member) and wounded. Yes Focal Point
2339 Dec 8 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 7.69493 18.626469 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national aid worker was killed in Kabo after gunman raided his home and shot him. His death is the latest in a week of clashes between two armed groups in the country. The aid worker, age 35, died in the hospital. According to reports, at least 10 people have been killed during the week-long clashes between armed groups. Yes Media
1275 Dec 17 2009 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff shot dead 100 m next to his house on 17 December around 5 a.m. Yes Focal Point
1017 Nov 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 33.66667 69.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 national employee of an NGO was injured when a rocket was fired in the direction of the district administrative centre and hit a guest house where the staff member was staying (2 other guests also injured). Yes Official Report
1276 Jun 29 2010 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 0.49113 29.47306 Unknown Unknown One LNGO staff shot dead in his house at 11 p.m. on 29 June. Pending Archived
2618 Jul 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 34.97586 36.51221 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national staff member was wounded by aerial bombing when her home was hit. Yes Focal Point
2619 Feb 25 2018 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.95639 11.74 Unknown Unknown A staff member of an INGO was attacked by armed assailants during an armed burglary at his residence. The staff was severely beaten with boards, sticks and other sharp instruments. Yes Focal Point
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
494 Dec 17 2006 Iraq 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 14 RC national staff held hostage after gunmen attack their downtown office in Baghdad (30 staff and visitors initially held - 16 released unharmed the same day). Archived Archived
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
1047 Dec 8 2010 Malawi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -15.69383135 35.16222661 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff beaten and injured during a raid on an INGO compound. Attack may have been related to a robbery. Yes Focal Point
1575 Sep 8 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.361066 68.851885 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO staff members were hospitalized as a result of an AOG-initiated bomb blast accompanying a complex attack close to the NGO office. The NGO office was not the target of the attack. Yes Official Report
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
511 Feb 7 2007 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded when a bomb exploded in the residential compound in Pakistan's earthquake hit area. Archived Archived
1051 Jun 15 2010 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -15.69383135 35.16222661 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff beaten and tied up during an attack on an INGO office that involved robbery. Yes Focal Point
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2126 Sep 13 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Unknown Office/compound 34.014552 69.192392 Unknown Unknown The Afghan Red Crescent reported that a volunteer died while doing volunteer work in Afghan Logar Branch. There is no further information to date, although the incident was most likely related to unexploded ordinance. Yes Focal Point
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
1590 Oct 6 2013 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.839911 31.611074 Unknown Unknown Two UN staff members were severely assaulted and sustained multiple stab wounds at the vicinity of their compound in the evening. They were admitted into a hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
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
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
259 Oct 27 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 ICRC national staff killed when ICRC office bombed in Baghdad (10 civilians also killed but not counted here). Archived Archived
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
529 Apr 18 2007 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 16 30 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff severely beaten up when ten unknown armed men forced entrance into an INGO guesthouse in Saleah, 18 April. They severely beat up the INGO representative and his wife (not included here) as well the guard. They took the keys of the INGO vehicle at gun point and fled with the vehicle. Archived Archived
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
262 Oct 28 2003 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured by explosive in office, Oct 28. Victim's son also injured. Archived Archived
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
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
1328 Jul 12 2012 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 38.4435 70.80413 Unknown Unknown An unknown group lobbed a grenade into an INGO compound, induring three: 2 international and 1national staff. Suspected motive was intimidation, but details are unknown. Yes Official Report
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
800 Dec 23 2008 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 7.33333 80.75 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot outside office. Archived Archived
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
2933 Sep 29 2018 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.45 20.983333 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was seriously wounded when armed men attacked an NGO office in Zangba. Pending ACLED
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
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
269 Nov 2003 Iraq 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 30.9986864 45.9982036 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 10 NGO national staff injured by glass when NGO office in Nassriyah damaged in explosion aimed at Italian base. Archived Archived
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
272 Dec 27 2003 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 0.44701 42.69699 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff kidnapped and escaped when they were caught up in armed attack/robbery of Somali organization AFREC in Marere, Dec 27. Archived Archived
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
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
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
1086 Jan 13 2011 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown Three Bulgarian air crew members working for a private company contracted by a UN humanitarian agency were abducted upon landing on the helipad. There were released six months later on 6 June 2012. Pending Media
282 Feb 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff shot and wounded outside Baghdad compound after speaking to a man for an hour. Archived Archived
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
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
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
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
2422 May 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.990837 36.937984 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) Five volunteers from a national NGO were shot and killed when armed assailants raided their compound in Al-Hader, Aleppo. The volunteers were blindfolded before being shot. Four died immediately and one died later in the hospital. Two additional volunteers were wounded (not currently counted here because the information cannot be confirmed via the agency) and two more were able to escape the attack. The assailants also stole equipment. Although the motive for the attack and perpetrators are unknown, a few reports pointed to and loosely insinuated that Hayat Tahrir al-Sham may have been involved because they currently control the area. These reports are currently unsubstantiated. On June 3rd, one volunteer that was hurt in the attack the previous week succumbed to his wounds bringing up the total amount of aid workers killed to six. Yes Media
2957 Sep 2 2019 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Seven INGO international staff members were injured after a large vehicle borne IED exploded outside the Green Village compound in Kabul. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack that killed 16 and wounded over 100. Yes Focal Point
290 Apr 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed in armed raid on office. Archived Archived
1623 Dec 6 2013 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 11.671952 11.534682 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member suffered gunshot wounds when the NGO was robbed by gunmen. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
1631 Jan 2 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 1 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.517223 35.786359 Unknown Unknown Five international staffers of an INGO (Belgian, Danish, Peruvian, Swedish, and Swiss) were forcibly taken from the organization's residence in Northern Syria 'for questioning,' and have been out of contact since 2 January. As a result, the organization closed some of its medical facilities in the area. UPDATE: Three were released on 4 April and the remaining two on 14 May 2014. Yes Media
2701 Jul 19 2018 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 2.9 23.483333 Host State Military Two national INGO staff members (1 male and 1 female) were injured during a raid of the INGO office/compound. Reportedly, government military forced their way into the INGO facility and injured the staff members as an intimidation tactic. Yes Focal Point
831 Apr 3 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.96744 68.9492 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) 1 INGO national worker killed: An IMF operation in Tagab Village came under attack from AOG early Friday morning. The ensuing engagement lasted for more than an hour and led to IMF calling in an airstrike on suspected AOG positions. One of the airstrikes hit a civilian compound, killing the INGO worker and injuring several members of his family (not included). Yes Official Report
1897 Jan 31 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.91784 64.775515 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A female international aid worker was released after two weeks in captivity by the Taliban. She was kidnapped during a raid on the aid organization's compound. Yes Media
832 Apr 4 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 34.23947 70.30154 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff district manager of a microfinance project staying overnight at the NGO district office suffered fatal stab wounds. No money or valuables were kept on site and it is understood that there was no evidence of any theft or damage to property. No further details are known. Archived Archived
566 Sep 16 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff kidnapped by six unknown men who entered the office and forcefully took him away in Logar province on Saturday; released December 8. Police arrested two (other report says three) men who said they were involved and were robbers but police said they had not stolen anything and may have been linked to a militant group. Archived Archived
833 Apr 4 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 12.05 24.883333 Non-state armed group: National Falcons for the Liberation of Africa 2 INGO international (1 French, 1 Canadian) staff kidnapped. 2 INGO national staff kidnapped and released the same day (not included). The internationals (both female) held for 26 days. The workers were snatched on Saturday night from the group's offices south of South Darfur's capital Nyala and around 100 kilometres (65 miles) from the border with Chad. One of the kidnappers, who refused to give his name, named his group as the "Falcons for the Liberation of Africa", saying it was composed of former rebels and members of Arab tribes in Darfur. He said a French group had been targetted to "send a message to the French government to try the people who kidnapped children from Chad." Archived Archived
1104 Jan 28 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown One INGO guard was tied up by rope and beaten by unknown armed men who had jumped over the perimeter fence of an INGO office. The men stole radios, tires and chairs, and threatened the guards. Yes Official Report
1365 Nov 18 2012 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.994225 71.496985 Unknown Unknown The security guard for an INGO was injured when their compound came under a rocket attack from an unknown source. The intended target was the nearby American Club Pending Media
1901 Aug 27 2014 Israel 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 31.33573 34.394087 Unknown Unknown An off duty volunteer was killed when a morter shell hit Nirim kibbutz. Yes Media
2969 May 27 2020 Somalia 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnap-killing Raid Office/compound -3222733 -4565257 Unknown Unknown 7 NGO staff members were reportedly kidnapped by unknown masked perpetrators from the NGO centre in Gololey, Balcad. On May 28 the bodies of the 7 staff members, and one other civilian, were returned to the centre. Investigations into the murders are ongoing. Conflicting reports point blame to the Somalia Armed Forces for retaliation over the death of soldiers, while other officials blame the group Al Shabaab. Pending Official Report
303 Jun 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by bomb outside gate. Archived Archived
1106 Mar 24 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown One security guard beaten up and later treated by a doctor, during an armed robbery by some 19 men who entered the INGO compound. Stole vehicles, chattels and fuel. Yes Official Report
1367 Nov 23 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 34.360598 68.841584 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Five NGO staff and several others were wounded when a small truck rigged with explosives was detonated near government facilities and two NGO compounds. The intended target was reportedly the government facilities and not the aid workers specifically. Yes Official Report
304 Jun 24 2004 Iraq 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed, 1 national staff wounded in NGO office attack, June 24. Archived Archived
1107 Mar 28 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown One guard was hit on the head with a gun then tied up by perpetrators and later was taken to the hospital after six armed men scaled the INGO office fence and jumped inside. Yes Official Report
2439 Apr 23 2018 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.296968 30.153157 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed men attacked the ICRC's base in Leer, Unity State, prompting a halt to activities in seed and farming tool equipment distribution. Shots were fired directly into the field base, resulting in an injury to the leg of a guard who received medical attention in Leer for minor injuries. Eight staff members were temporarily evacuated to Juba after the attack. Yes Official Report
839 Apr 16 2009 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed and 1 NGO national staff wounded when bomb ripped through the NGO office in a northern district of Pakistan Thursday morning. A bomb had been planted in the office in a small village near Mardan district by unknown militants Archived Archived
2176 Oct 10 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.231669 33.494397 Unknown Unknown Armed men attacked an INGO in Chukudum in Budi county, Eastern Equatorial. One INGO national staff member was killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
1114 Nov 14 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was injured and suffered a mild concussion when a piece of brick was thrown through a window of an INGO guest house. Yes Official Report
578 Oct 17 2007 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Host state Local government actors 1 UN national staff kidnapped: 60 armed men had stormed the UN agency compound in the south of Mogadishu and marched away with the agency head at gunpoint. The UN halted food distribution in response. The Mayor of Mogadishu, said that the humanitarian organisations were fuelling the insurgency by feeding terrorists in the camps. Last month he cut off water supplies to several of the sprawling tent cities. Aid workers and diplomats suggested that he was the most likely figure behind yesterday Archived Archived
580 Oct 30 2007 Pakistan 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.2188242 71.62733422 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff injured, two critically, when an explosive device went off outside the office and residential compound of a national NGO running health and education projects. Staff were asleep inside. We have suspended our operations. Our staff has been evacuated," Michael McGrath, country director of Save the Children US in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) told IRIN, noting that all 95 staff members - international and national - had been moved out of Battagram and the nearby town of Bana Yes Focal Point
1649 Feb 14 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.598148 64.763657 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO security guard was abducted by armed anti-government elements, who also stole computers and documents from the INGO. Yes Official Report
2982 Mar 25 2019 Bolivia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 17.8 -63.183333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male guard was injured after being hit in the head with a shovel by 4 unknown perpetrators who raided the office in Gutierrez. The intruders stole motorcycles, cellphones and laptops. Yes Focal Point
1650 Feb 17 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Office/compound 36.700047 67.116638 Unknown Unknown The director of a local NGO was killed in his office. Further details are unavailable at the moment. Yes Official Report
1917 Jul 7 2014 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound -4.39207 32.898681 Unknown Unknown A local national security guard was assaulted and shot in the leg when armed robbers broke into the premises of the INGO office. The guard was knocked unconscious and the robbers stole the cash box. Yes Focal Point
2719 Jun 23 2019 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 4.85 31.6 Staff member Security guards Two male national UN guards at the compound in Juba, were injured when striking employees pelted stones at them at 12:45 LT. The protests at the main gate reportedly involved 100 striking guards. The two guards injured with stones received medical attention after being escorted out of the crowd. Yes Official Report
1919 Aug 5 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.6975 38.956667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) A national staff member was kidnapped and detained in Tell Abyad by ISIS and then transfered to Ar-Raqqa. The staff member was released on August 30, 2014. Yes Focal Point
58 Nov 14 1998 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -12.3830189 16.9423833 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed while guarding warehouse in Kuito on Nov 14. Archived Archived
1120 Apr 18 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown A security guard for an INGO was murdered when someone entered the INGO compound and looted cash and valuables from the office. Yes Official Report
318 Sep 7 2004 Iraq 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 1 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown Two INGO international (Italian) staff and two national staff were kidnapped from their office. All four were released three weeks later, on 28 September 2004. Archived Media
2453 Jul 14 2017 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 6.800169 33.126717 Unknown Unknown On July 14th, six to ten armed men broke into an INGO's compound, injuring two staff members and threatening others. According to a report, the organization partially withdrew its team after the violent attack while they were re-evaluating the security situation. How the injured staff received their injuries is not known at this time. Although they are listed as being national staff in the AWSD, that could not be verified. Computers, phones and other office equipment were stolen. Yes Official Report
1122 Apr 19 2011 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 30.199 67.00971 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff of a national NGO were injured when a VBIED detonated remotely near two NGO offices. It is not known if and why the NGOs may have been targeted. Yes Official Report
1922 Feb 28 2014 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 7.1 16.933333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO international staff members were wounded during an armed robbery at the office. Yes Focal Point
586 Dec 11 2007 Algeria 11 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7 3 1 0 4 11 6 3 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 36.775348 3.0600655 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Senegalese, 1 Danish) staff and 5 UN national staff killed, 1 UN international staff and 2 UN national staff injured in the blast at the UN compound. Al Qaeda claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
2455 Sep 13 2017 Nigeria 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Office/compound 12.672917 13.616014 Host State Nigerian Armed Forces Four members of a UN agency were seriously assaulted by soldiers that had entered their residential compound in Monguno. The soldiers were making their rounds to enforce curfew when the attack occurred, reportedly because the soldiers found that some contracted staff were in violation of the regulations. They forced the staff inside and proceeded to make their way through the house, waking other staff up and assaulting or threatening them. Three contracted drivers and one staff member were physically hurt in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2989 Jul 28 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.8138694 36.6077207 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO site guard was injured during airstrikes in Ariha, Idlib. He received treatment at a local hospital. These airstrikes came during a multi-day strike campaign against Idlib and Hama. The INGO building was considerably damaged. Yes Focal Point
2991 Aug 4 2019 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male INGO guard at an additional parking lot for the INGO in Calle Mariscal, Guatemala City was beat by unknown burglars attempting to steal from the compound. He was treated at a hospital and released after a few days. Yes Focal Point
2194 Nov 14 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.802075 38.996815 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Crescent volunteer from Iblib was killed on or around the 14th of December. He was hit by shrapnel from shelling in the area and was in the branch office at the time. Yes Focal Point
2197 Sep 20 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 9.889632 33.41217 Aid recipient Not applicable One male international staff member was wounded when aid recipients staged a demonstration to protest against delays in food distribution which resulted in the intrusion into an INGO compound. Five INGO staff were slightly wounded but only one required medical attention. Yes Official Report
329 Nov 2004 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed by rocket propelled grenade attack on compound, Nov 28. Archived Archived
596 Feb 25 2008 Pakistan 0 13 0 0 0 0 5 7 1 13 0 0 0 0 13 1 0 12 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.6013314 73.3794724 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO national staff killed 7 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO staff missing when the office of the INGO was attacked by a group of six to twelve men carrying guns and grenades. The men entered the office in Mansehra, North West Frontier Province, before opening fire indiscriminately and then setting off three explosive devices. The office building has burned to the ground. The INGO was given no specific warning of a threat to its staff or offices at this time. The motive for the attack is still unknown. Archived Archived
1133 Jun 23 2011 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 34.33333 73.2 Unknown Unknown At least two office managers of an INGO were physically assaulted when a group of 40-45 people forcibly entered the INGO office and held them hostage for two hours. The offenders accused the INGO of not paying invoices. Yes Official Report
1134 Jun 23 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 31.81082 64.55998 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) A staff member of a national demining NGO was wounded, and later died of his injuries, when he was shot by international military forces (IMF) in what appears to have been a force protection shooting. The victim was operating in the vicinity of an IMF facility, in civilian clothes and utilizing a GPS, at the time of the incident. Yes Official Report
867 Aug 10 2009 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Office/compound 43.3278775 45.6762535 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff found murdered after being kidnapped along with her husband by group of armed men who raided their office. Archived Archived
1938 Nov 19 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Police killed four Taliban suicide bombers during an attack on the Green Village, a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul. While the AGE did not reach their intended target (inside the compound), the force of the blast at the heavy guarded gate of the compound wounded one INGO staff worker. Yes Focal Point
1940 Jun 2 2015 Afghanistan 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 8 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 32.150833 69.722222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Nine national staff members of an INGO were shot and killed in the early hours of June 2 by unknown assailants who stormed their housing complex in Zare (Balkh province). According to early news reports, two of the fatalities were guards protecting the housing complex, two were drivers for the organization and five were aid workers. The INGO has suspended activities in the country as a result of the attack. Yes Media
871 Jul 20 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when armed raiders forced their way into an aid compound belonging to the INGO and opened fire. Archived Archived
1943 Jul 28 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.533333 37.95 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An INGO contracted national staff member was kidnapped by ISIS when he went to retrieve office belongings, which were confiscated on the previous day when ISIS had raided the organization's office. He was released after about a month. Yes Focal Point
2211 Jun 15 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 36.117544 36.51463 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two volunteers were severely injured during an airstrike on their operational centre. One of the volunteers lost his hand as a result of the attack. Yes Media
1407 Mar 30 2013 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 10.099652 33.337104 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An employee of a commercial company contracted by the UN was shot and wounded when a group of twenty armed, masked men raided their organization's compound. The unknown perpretrators left without stealing anything after the incident. Yes Official Report
1678 Dec 17 2013 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.114815 23.864988 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were severely beaten by six masked men attempting to rob their guest house. Yes Focal Point
878 Aug 16 2009 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 3.80958 43.24628 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff guard wounded in raid on offices. Archived Archived
879 Aug 16 2009 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot by unknown assailants as he sat outside the office of the organization in the IDPs camps on the outskirts of Mogadishu. Archived Media
1148 Aug 26 2011 Nigeria 46 0 0 0 0 0 9 37 0 46 0 0 0 0 46 8 0 38 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 10 8 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Nine national UN staff (those included within the parameters of AWSD) were among those killed by an attack by a suicide bomber on the UN House in Abuja. Around 37 UN staff (that met the parameters of the AWSD) were among those injured; they are presumed here to be all national staff. Boko Haram took responsiblity for the attack. Pending Media
2217 Oct 6 2016 Kenya 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 3.935639 41.855116 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO aid workers were killed during an attack in Mandera, Kenya. Al-Shabaab was reportedly responsible for the attack even though no group officially claimed responsibility. The initial attack targeted a residential guest house early on Thursday morning. Four other civilians were also killed (not counted here). Yes Official Report
3015 Oct 3 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Individual attack Office/compound 35.375278 36.687222 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO staff member was killed after regime shelling hit the office compound in Murak, Hama. Yes Focal Point
348 Jan 2005 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff tied up and wounded in armed robbery of INGO office/house by armed gang. Archived Archived
882 Oct 5 2009 Pakistan 9 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 8 1 0 0 1 9 3 2 4 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 33.729388 73.093146 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four UN national staff and 1 UN international (Iraqi) staff killed and 4 UN national staff seriously injured in Taliban suicide attack on offices. Archived Media
1952 Aug 17 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 36.4372 64.9228 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was wounded when a bomb went off in front of the office. Yes Focal Point
884 Oct 28 2009 Afghanistan 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 12 12 1 2 9 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Liberian, 1 Ethiopian) staff killed and 9 UN international staff wounded in a Taliban suicide bomber attack on a guest house in Kabul. Yes Official Report
2221 Jan 6 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 6.807249 29.678888 Unknown Unknown Four armed men broke in an INGO compound and were spotted by the site security guards. One of the guards was injured by a shot fired by one of the assailants. The security guard was taken to the hospital and then medically evacuated to another facility for further treatment. Yes Official Report
2489 Nov 25 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.919256 2.39243 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was brutally assaulted at the organization's compound in Menaka, Mali. Items were stolen after the attack. The staff member had to be medically evacuated for treatment and then travel outside of the country for additional medical support. Yes Focal Point
1425 May 9 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 34.544427 69.159857 Staff member Not applicable One staff member of a demining agency was shot and killed by a co-worker, a security guard, inside the agency's compound as a result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
2229 Feb 6 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer succumbed to his injuries after being wounded in an air strike that reportedly targeted the organization's center. Yes Media
100 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Office/compound 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in attack on office in Sablale. Archived Archived
893 Dec 15 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 5 Unknown Unknown Office/compound 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff and 4 NGO national staff killed in explosion at the office of an aid agency. Archived Media
1430 May 21 2013 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 0.50605 35.269086 Unknown Unknown One security guard was killed when a group of men armed with blades forced entry to the office of an NGO, which they then robbed. Yes Official Report
2499 Jul 16 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 7.300804 18.288171 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was shot when armed assailants forced their way into an INGO compound and opened fire, before fleeing. The INGO was then secured by a MINUSCA patrol and the injured staff member received medical treatment for their injuries. The motive for the attack is being investigated. Yes Official Report
901 Jan 17 2010 Iraq 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.4933777 44.34646766 Unknown Unknown 5 people shot at the offices of a local NGO in Baghdad. Three of them appear to have been staff employed by the organisation; the other two were visiting relatives. Of these three, two were killed and one (the head of the organisation) was wounded. Two security guards who were member of the Iraqi security forces were also wounded; they are not included here. Pending Media
1433 May 24 2013 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 4 0 1 3 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.527581 69.16714 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An IO building in Kabul was attacked with a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and armed gunmen, resulting in the death of one staff member and injuries to three more staff. Foreign staff seemed to have been specifically targeted. Yes Official Report
1170 Oct 23 2011 Western Sahara 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 27.67111 -8.14744 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Three international INGO workers were kidnapped from a guesthouse in the Rabuni refugee camp by armed men. A Sahrawi national driver was injured during the incident and was hospitalised. The Polisario movement, which is seeking independence for Western Sahara and runs the camp, blamed local al-Qaeda militants for the kidnappings, but no one has claimed responsibility. The kidnappers arrived from Mali in a SUV. Yes Official Report
371 May 2005 Malawi 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Mob violence Office/compound -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 INGO national staff injured when protestors, angry over US deportation of terror suspects stormed compound. Archived Archived
1439 May 29 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.430247 70.448678 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two suicide bombers detonated explosives at the International Committee of the Red Cross compound, killing one security guard and injuring three staff members. Following the attack, the ICRC closed their sub delegation in Jalalabad and temporarily stopped all staff movements in the country. Yes Official Report
1176 Oct 31 2011 Afghanistan 5 0 4 0 0 0 4 5 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 5 0 4 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An attack on a UN facility in Kandahar caused numerous casualites, including 4 national NGO staff (1 killed and 3 wounded) and 5 UN guards (3 killed and 2 wounded). The attack began with a vehicle-borne suicide bomb, detonated outside a UN guesthouse, close to the main gate of a local NGO compound, followed by an armed raid and fire fight that lasted for 7 hours and ended in the deaths of all the attackers. Yes Official Report
2244 Nov 4 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown One contracted guard for an INGO was beaten and taken to hospital after an armed incursion on the office compound. The perpetrator was trying to break into the finance office. Some cellphones and cash were stolen. Yes Focal Point
645 Oct 29 2008 Somalia 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 6 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 9.560335 44.069722 Unknown Unknown Two UN national staff security assistant and a driver killed and 6 UN national staff were critically injured in the blast from a suicide vehicle bombing at a UN agency coumpound. An unknown vehicle driven by an unknown male individual drove up to the compound main gate and requested permission to enter. The vehicle and the driver were denied access and the vehicle proceeded to ram the entrance gate. Archived Archived
911 Mar 10 2010 Pakistan 0 12 0 0 0 0 8 4 0 12 0 0 0 0 12 5 2 5 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.5 72 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 7 INGO national staff killed and 5 INGO national staff injured when militants stormed their office in the Mansehra district opened fire and detonated a bomb. It is believed the attack was made by Muslims, who often target Christian organizations in Pakistan, but an attack to retaliate against an increase in drone attacks on the Taliban in the northwest region has not been ruled out. 1 of the victims killed died 5 days later as a result of injuries. Pending Media
1712 Mar 11 2013 Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 13.222951 45.305485 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO worker was shot in the leg by militia members, who mistakenly identified him as an Al Qaeda affiliate. Yes Focal Point
2245 Jan 4 2016 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 34.555349 69.207486 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three international UN staff members required medical attention after a vehicle-borne IED exploded outside a guest house. Several other staff (not counted here) were also slightly injured but did not require medical assistance. Yes Focal Point
117 Jun 2000 Iraq 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 7 1 0 0 1 8 8 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff killed, 1 national killed, and 6 nationals wounded by a gunman in two-hour standoff at UN Baghdad HQ. Archived Archived
2248 Mar 28 2016 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 15.662064 43.934141 Unknown Unknown One national aid worker in Amran was struck in the shoulder with a dead round from aerial fire and required medical attention. Yes Focal Point
650 Nov 5 2008 Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 1 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 5 47 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four INGO international (2 French, 1 Bulgarian and 1 Belgian) staff and 2 Kenyan pilots (not included) kidnapped when a group of 40-50 militiamen with 3 technicals and 3 cars stormed the airstrip, after EC Flight (D-228) landed and finished offloading, taken hostages who were waiting to board the plane destined to Nairobi the two pilots. The INGO guards apparently did not try to repel the attackers and there were suspicions of a possible INGO connection with the kidnappers. Preliminary information indicates that a non-highly ideological Al-Shabab group would be behind the kidnapping. Yes Focal Point
1181 Nov 20 2011 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.3969505 28.8123772 Unknown Unknown An international staff member working for a medical INGO suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder when armed men forced their way in to the INGO's residential compound and opened fire. He was treated by his colleagues. The mobile medical activities in the area were suspended, but the INGO continued limited support to the area hospital. Yes Official Report
916 Feb 8 2008 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Office/compound 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed when armed men entered the ICRC compound. Yes Focal Point
1182 Nov 22 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.10575 69.47342 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One local NGO staffer was killed and two wounded when a single 107mm rocket fired from the East of the DAC area impacted a Kamaz truck used by the demining NGO. The vehicle was parked inside the compound of the Department of Agriculture where the de-miners are accommodated over-night. An NGO driver sleeping in the Kamaz was killed on the spot while an additional two de-miners sustained injuries due to the glass debris propelled by the blast. The IEA claimed the attack implying that the DAC was the intended target. Yes Official Report
1446 Jun 19 2013 Somalia 13 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 10 3 0 0 3 13 12 1 0 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 2.043557 45.314087 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One UN staffer, 3 UN contractors, and 4 guards were killed during a complex attack, when a VBIED rammed the UN's external gate and was simultaneously detonated. Seven assailants entered the compound on foot, tossing hand grenades in the process. Another UN staffer and 4 other guards were also injured. Yes Official Report
2515 Jul 16 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 4.847202 31.595166 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO security guard was hurt when several armed men stormed the NGO's compound. The assailants initially opened fire on the team of guards, who were able to flee the gunfire. However, they caught up with the one guard and assaulted him. Although the injuries were reported to be minor, he did require medical attention. The assailants fled without taking anything from the compound. Yes Official Report
1985 Feb 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Office/compound 9.26 29.8 Staff member Contractor An INGO worker was reportedly raped by a UN contractor. The incident occurred in Bentiu, South Sudan on the UN compound. Yes Media
2255 Mar 31 2016 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 24.904539 91.861101 Staff member Not applicable One national staff member was wounded during a personal dispute at work. An argument turned violent when a colleague stabbed the staff member in the throat with a hobby knife. Yes Focal Point
2792 Oct 21 2019 Central African Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 7.30841 18.30154 Criminal Unknown 4 staff members of an INGO were assaulted during a robbery of the INGO base by a group of armed men in Batangafo. One security guard was stabbed, and all four received medical attention at a local hospital. Organization statements highlight repeated attacks in this area on their facilities in the last year. Yes Official Report
3054 Jan 25 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.44 36.40 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO staff members were wounded after Russian coalition airstrikes hit the NGO centre in Al-Ruwaiha, rural Idlib.  Pending Official Report
3055 Jan 31 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.863611 36.800556 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 6 male national NGO staff members were wounded after the NGO headquarters for eastern Idlib in Saraqib was targetted and hit by  Russian coalition airstrikes.  Pending Official Report
1190 Dec 29 2011 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Staff member Not applicable Two international staffers of an INGO were shot and killed by a disgruntled national staff member while working in a hospital in Mogadishu. Yes Official Report
1459 Jul 4 2013 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 12.049767 24.883365 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO national workers were killed and one was in critical condition after a grenade exploded in their office during fighting in Nyala between Government troops and rebels. Yes Official Report
1195 Jan 14 2012 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown An international staffer of an INGO was shot and killed leaving his compound. The unknown culprits escaped with his vehicle. Yes Official Report
2262 Sep 19 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 36.1741983 37.14138732 Unknown Unknown On April 09, 2016 two staff members of a UN implementing partner were critically injured and then died as a result of their injuries due to a shelling attack on their position in Al-Mashhadl. Yes Focal Point
2529 Oct 16 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 4.771099 33.58823 Unknown Unknown One local NGO staff member in Kapoeta was shot in the abdomen when armed assailants broke into the organization's compound. The staff member was taken to the hospital, but there is no further information about his prognosis. The motive for the attack is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2798 Nov 22 2019 DR Congo 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound -3.404897 29.136817 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 6 INGO staff members, including a driver and the director, were kidnapped during a raid by armed men on the organization Uvira Office on the RN5 Road in Uvira Territory. After negotiations with the armed group, four staff members were reportedly released on November 23. The remaining 2 are still being held, no further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
666 Oct 25 2007 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.55391 68.42096 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Banglasdeshi) staff kidnapped and 1 national staff wounded by unidentified gunmen Thursday. The two international staff were taken from their office in Moi Mobarok in the provincial capital. Yes Official Report
2800 Nov 28 2019 DR Congo 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 0.570679 29.324529 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia Three aid workers were killed, and one seriously injured, in a raid by reported Mai Mai militants on the UN compound approximately 35km W of Mangina and 65km W of Beni. Armed perpetrators entered the compound and starting shooting indiscriminately injuring 5 others. Official reports described the attack as "unmistakably a directed attack at the [Ebola] response." The staff members are categorized here as other due to likely world bank funding. Yes Official Report
1999 Aug 22 2015 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown One guard was wounded with a machete and another shot, when perpetrators broke into an INGO compound at night. The suspects stole two AK-47s before fleeing. Yes Official Report
2265 Jan 7 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 6.807249 29.678888 Unknown Unknown An armed robber broke into an INGO's office and was met by a security guard that was patrolling the facility. The guard was shot in the leg and had to be evacuated to Juba for further treatment. Yes Focal Point
2801 Dec 1 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 9.9453569 33.8090262 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national female staff members of an NGO in Bunj, North Kivu, were sexually assaulted by a group of unknown heavily armed perpetrators in military uniforms. At 00:00 the armed group entered the INGO compound by overpowering three guards, robbed the office and forced staff members to lay down in the common area while the assault occurred. At 13:30 14 INGO staff members including the assault victims, were relocated to Juba by plane. Official reports indicate initial investigations point to two possible ex-casual employees as suspected perpetrators. Yes Official Report
668 Mar 2008 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 11.6817323 29.4984751 Unaffiliated Youths 2 INGO international (American) staff, a husband and wife, were attacked and beaten by a mob of students in a predominantly Christian in the town of Julud in southern Sudan. The reasons for the attack are still unclear, but the INGO said the two were targeted during a student protest against a local school rising tuition fees. The students attacked the victims and ransacked their office. Yes Focal Point
3064 Aug 10 2020 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 7.783333 33.05 Unknown Unknown One NGO compound security guard was assaulted by a group of unknown perpetrators who broke into and robbed the NGO compound. The guard was treated for his non-life-threatening injuries.  Pending Official Report
139 Mar 2001 Somalia 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 9 10 0 0 10 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 7 UN (6 international, 1 national) staff and 3 INGO international staff held hostage when gunmen stormed and ransacked the INGO's compound in Mogadishu, March 27. Five of the internationals were released within a few days. 2 more international staff (2 UN agencies) were released a few days later. Archived Archived
935 Jan 1 2008 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Office/compound 14.51667 22.08333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard bound and beaten at INGO compound. Yes Focal Point
2003 Sep 6 2015 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown Two female INGO staff members were robbed and raped when the vehicle that they were in was attacked by an armed group of assailants outside of their residential compound. Yes Official Report
937 Sep 18 2008 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 12.225592 21.4101617 Host state Chadian Armed Forces 2 INGO national staff guards wounded. Yes Focal Point
2005 Sep 10 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 4.871592 31.572769 Unknown Unknown One local INGO staff member was killed during a raid on the INGO's compound. Reportedly, the event was a robbery which occurred in broad daylight. The assailants used the staff member as a hostage. He was shot and killed although circumstances leading up to the event are unclear. Yes Official Report
1474 Jul 17 2013 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 0.188463 40.283483 Unknown Unknown One security guard for an NGO was shot when he interrupted what was likely an attempted armed robbery of an NGO compound in Dadaab. Yes Official Report
1207 Apr 4 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 serious injuries when four unknown armed men raided the compound in Umm Dukhum in West Darfur, April 4. Archived Archived
1476 Mar 28 2012 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 16 26 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member was shot and wounded by an unknown assailant while he was exiting the UN compound in Kabkabiya. Yes Focal Point
2812 Dec 13 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 35.41 36.22 Unknown Unknown 3 male national staff members of a Syrian NGO were reportedly killed when unknown explosives detonated inside their centre in Qastoun, Hama. Yes Media
678 Nov 25 2006 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.525174 20.928701 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when rebels took the town of Biltine and forced the INGO staff member to hand over a car, after which victim was severely beaten. They returned a few days later and took another vehicle from the compound the INGO staff were sheltering in. Archived Archived
2012 Sep 28 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.931027 36.641778 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was kidnapped when armed attackers raided the organization's office. Reportedly, office equipment was stolen and other staff members may have been mistreated in the attack as well. Yes Focal Point
2281 Apr 29 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 8 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 8 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.374018 36.601294 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Eight volunteers from a local NGO and one staff member of an INGO were killed during a targeted airstrike against the NGO's center in Kafr Zita, Hama. It is reported that this attack was orchestrated by the Syrian regime or its allies. Bunker busting bombs were reportedly used, which broke through to the underground shelter and killed the team. Yes Media
2283 May 30 2016 Mali 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -0.027987 -0.027987 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One international contractor working for a UN agency was killed during an armed attack by small arms fire. A group of assailants had attacked the compound hosting the UN staff members. Yes Focal Point
689 Nov 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff beaten in an armed attack on Kulbus compound, one vehicle and two thurayas stolen. Archived Archived
2290 May 20 2017 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 34.555349 69.207486 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One German international aid worker was killed in an INGO guest house after armed attackers ambushed the building. A Finnish aid worker was also kidnapped by the group. In addition, the attackers beheaded a guard at the compound. Details surrounding the incident and the attackers are currently unavailable. On September 14th, the Finnish government confirmed that the aid worker was released after being held captive for 118 days. In a statement, the foreign minister said that they did not pay a ransom for the release of the aid worker. Yes Media
2558 Jan 5 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 7.300804 18.288171 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member was shot by a group of armed men who entered the INGO compound in Batangafo by force and demanded to see the field coordinator. Once their request was denied, the group opened fire shooting the staff member. They then fired an RPG and fled. MINUSCA responded and transported the injured staff member to the hospital where he died of his injuries. Seven INGO staff members were transported out of the compound to an temporary location for security. Yes Official Report
422 Mar 15 2006 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 4.75 31 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff and 1 national staff guard shot and killed and 1 national staff guard wounded in attack on agency's compound in Yei, southern Sudan, March 15. No info on motives, but agency was preparing repatriation of Sudanese to that area. The international staff died on March 28 after having been airlifted to Nairobi. Archived Archived
423 Mar 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 31.3457612 34.3025277 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss) staff was abducted by unknown armed men at the ICRC office in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip. Archived Archived
1493 Dec 2 2012 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown One UN staff was attacked and killed in UN accommodation. Yes Official Report
695 Apr 3 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured when three armed men entered the compound, punched and kicked a member of staff to force him to hand over valuables and then locked him in his room. Archived Archived
426 Mar 28 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff guards were beaten when a group of unidentified armed men forcefully entered an INGO compound in El Geneina, March 28. The attackers left with a Land Cruiser pick-up, a Thuraya phone and a mobile phone. Archived Archived
2564 Oct 25 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 9.53082 31.65955 Unknown Unknown One male security guard reportedly sustained injuries that required medical attention after a group of three males assaulted him at the PoC gate in Malakal. A UN contractor was also involved in the assault, but did not sustain injuries (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2835 Feb 6 2020 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 6.999293 19.182319 Unknown Unknown One security guard at an INGO compound was stabbed when two unknown armed perpetrators broke into the Kaga-Bandoro site at 2:50am LT. A second security guard was hit on the head by the perpetrators, but the extent of his injuries are unknown at this time (not counted here). The staff in the compound were able to reach a 'safe room' and when MINUSCA later responded the unknown perpetrators fled. Pending Official Report
1232 Jan 15 2011 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown An employee of a UN-contracted company was struck and injured by a stray bullet while waiting for his truck to be loaded at a warehouse in Peshawar Yes Official Report
432 Apr 28 2006 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO (1 national, 1 international) staff beaten with a stick when two men broke into an INGO compound in El Geneina, West Darfur, April 28. Victims locked into a bathroom for a few hours. Archived Archived
703 Jan 2 2008 Somalia 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff machine operator killed and 1 INGO national staff guard wounded when compound attacked. Motive: robbery, several valuable items were stolen. Archived Archived
967 Jun 22 2010 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (German) staff kidnapped along with a national staff driver (not counted) who was released shortly after. Germans Released 5 weeks later, in late July. The victims were kidnapped from their Nyala office by seven armed men in civilian clothes. Pending Media
2301 Jun 26 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 4.73357 22.827648 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka One male Red Cross volunteer was killed in Bangassou by an armed group while he was in the organization's compound in an area that is a base for an anti-Balaka affiliated group. There is no further information about this attack. Yes Official Report
2303 Jul 9 2017 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 6.217554 33.438353 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was assaulted when a group of men forcibly entered an INGO compound. The guard was treated at the hospital and discharged. Yes Official Report
3081 May 13 2020 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8.25 34.583333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male staff member was injured after unknown perpetrators jumped over the organization compound fence and attacked the staff with a knife causing serious damage to his hand.  Yes Focal Point
2842 Jan 31 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.863611 36.800556 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national NGO staff members were wounded when their centre in Saraqib city, located east of Idlib, was reportedly targeted by Russian Syrian Military Coalition airstrikes. A total of 6 staff were injured in the attack, but we are only able to confirm the extent of the injuries for three staff at this time. The extent of damages to the NGO centre rendered it out of service. Pending Media
2310 Aug 12 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.9033 36.733459 Unknown Unknown Seven volunteers working with an NGO were assassinated at their compound at night in Sarmeen, Idlib, while they were sleeping. They died from gunshot wounds to the head and some media reports state that the perpetrators used silencers on their firearms. The bodies of the aid workers were found when the next team arrived at the compound for the morning shift. Yes Media
2847 Jan 20 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -4.08 31.01 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured during a break in and was admitted to the hospital for his injuries. Yes Focal Point
180 Apr 2002 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 3.73500005 42.59630291 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan Two INGO national staff were killed in compound in Luuq, apparently related to a clan dispute. Archived Archived
1512 May 19 2012 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 5 47 Unknown Unknown Two LNGO staff were seriously injured when unknown gunmen reportedly opened fire at the LNGO compound. The motive of the attack is reportedly related to a dispute over goat and cash distributions carried out by the NGO in the area. Yes Official Report
444 May 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8 32 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff wounded when about 22 civilians, some with firearms, invaded the agency's compound in Bor, southern Sudan. They dragged and beat the victim with sticks, and other staff members who tried rescuing him were threatened with a rifle. Archived Archived
2317 Aug 27 2017 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 24.814844 67.111745 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two armed attackers forcefully entered the office of a national NGO and killed its founder. The two suspects escaped after the attack. The police believe that the killing may have been as a result of a personal dispute and not to do with the man's status as an aid worker. Yes Official Report
2590 Mar 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.22 35.41 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer was killed after the organization's center in Murek, Hama was reportedly targeted by regime artillery. Yes Media
2058 Aug 22 2015 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 9.280151 29.780241 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured when assaulted by robbers that raided an INGO clinic and stole supplies. Reportedly, there were 15 robbers present. The security guard is in stable condition after the attack. Yes Official Report
2328 Jun 28 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 10.147149 30.157471 Unaffiliated Youths A number of aid workers required medical attention after their office compound was forcefully entered by local youth who physically assaulted both international and national staff. They were reportedly angered by the lack of employment opportunities available to the local community. Exactly how many staff members required medical attention and whether they were national or international staff is currently unknown. Yes Official Report
3103 Nov 3 2020 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8.595958 29.991989 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO staff members residing in an NGO compound were injured after three unknown perpetrators raided the compound in Kuachlual Payam, Koch County. The staff were robbed and beaten and later received medical attention at the clinic.  Pending Official Report
1528 Feb 17 2012 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Office/compound 12.049767 24.883365 Police or paramilitary Unknown One UN staff member sustained injuries to his head after being assaulted by police officers affecting an arrest in the UN compound. Yes Focal Point
2066 Mar 1 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 8.767087 27.399837 Staff member Not applicable An INGO international staff member was assaulted by a national colleague with a metal object. The staff member's wounds required medical attention at the UN military hospital. Yes Official Report
464 Aug 23 2006 Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 7.29754 81.68202 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO nationals staff shot outside their office in the eastern Ampara district. Archived Archived
1533 Mar 21 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.57175 36.4027 Unknown Unknown Two IO contracted drivers were injured during an explosion nearby a SARC (IO Partner) warehouse. Yes Focal Point
203 Nov 2002 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 9.52749 45.537472 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff injured during armed robbery of compound in Burao. Archived Archived
1534 Apr 29 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 34.551047 69.163852 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was sexually assaulted and subsequently hospitalized after five masked men broke into the NGO guesthoust and robbed the residents. Three other staff members were present, but seem to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
466 Aug 4 2006 Sri Lanka 0 17 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.5711 81.2335 Unknown Unknown 17 INGO national staffers shot execution-style in Muttur in their offices, August 4. Archived Archived
469 Aug 4 2006 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.51667 22.08333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff assaulted and hospitalized after their compound in Guereda was robbed by armed men, Aug. 4. Two other intl staff were assaulted but not hospitalized (not counted here). Archived Archived
2875 Jan 24 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 21.2237441 92.1057549 Criminal Bandits One national male INGO staff member was injured when unknown criminal bandits raided the office compound in Ukhia area of Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
472 Aug 27 2006 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff guards found dead after two armed men climbed over the wall into an INGO office compound in Badghis Province, Bala Murghab District, Aug 27. Reportedly the perpetrators damaged (did not steal) office equipment, and broke the windows. Archived Archived
744 Jul 10 2008 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Office/compound 30.5 62 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped and found dead. The viticm was a NSP related engineer reported missing after attending a private party and dropped off at an office he was staying at. This staff member is reported as being from out of province whose only purpose for being in Nimroz was attending the party. He was subsequently found deceased on the 12th of July in Chakansour District, the victim of knife wounds. At this time it is unclear who the perpetrators were or why he was killed. Archived Archived
2343 Dec 26 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A male volunteer was killed on December 26th in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib governorate, at the organization's center during an airstrike. Yes Media
1542 Feb 3 2012 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound -0.45275 39.64601 Aid recipient Not applicable One refugee male day worker was severely assaulted during a riot at the INGO's compound. Yes Focal Point
2344 Jan 24 2018 Afghanistan 0 9 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.419849 70.472943 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Four national staff members of an INGO and one soldier (not counted here) were killed in a complex attack on the organization's office in Jalalabad. The attackers detonated a suicide car bomb and then laid siege to the building for hours. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack. Five other national INGO staff were injured in the attack and are receiving medical treatment. Yes media
212 2002 Burundi 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -3.4284953 29.9249718 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot and killed during a break-in at ICRC office in Gitega. Archived Archived
2617 Nov 29 2018 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 33.312805 44.361488 Host state Unknown An armed raid on the organization's office by a state authority resulted in one national staff member being wounded. Yes Focal Point
2347 Jan 27 2018 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Staff member Security guard A UN agency staff member was shot dead in Mogadishu within the agency's compound. A security guard that had previously been fired and then reinstated to his post allegedly shot the employee. The motive for the attack appears to be in relation to that human resources incident. Yes Media
749 Jul 24 2006 Sudan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 1 1 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 16 30 Unknown Unknown 7 INGO (6 national, 1 international) staff were held hostage by a group of over 40 former INGO IDP casual workers in INGO compound in Kalma camp while conducting a meeting. The staff were released only after making written promises to meet the demands of the ex-workers and to return to Kalma on Monday, 31 July 2006. Archived Archived
1546 Jul 18 2012 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.5288319 21.0410733 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male international staffer injured when 50 to 60 Chadians raided the INGO compound. Yes Focal Point
1279 Apr 13 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 16 26 Police or paramilitary Unknown A UN national staff memberstaff was injured by a stray bullet during an exchange of gunfire between police and bank robbers in Kabkabiya, North Darfur in Sudan Yes Focal Point
1547 Oct 21 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.509147 36.306485 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable National female hit by shrapnel of an IED while standing on road waiting for taxi to travel between two work sites. Yes Focal Point
1281 Aug 5 2011 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Raid Public location 6.74 44.27806 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was injured in a grenade attack in a restaurant in Kebridehar. Pending Archived
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
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
755 Dec 4 2007 Thailand 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.8678652 101.2504538 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO national staff killed when a terrorist bomb exploded at a local shop in Pattani province, December 4 . One national staff and their 9yr son died at the hospital that night, while other staff were injured. Archived Archived
2356 Feb 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed and one wounded (not countered at this time because the information could not be verified) during aerial airstrikes. Yes Media
2358 Feb 19 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.529083 36.527018 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were killed by aerial bombing in Eastern Ghouta during the continued Syrian government-led siege. Yes Media
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
1828 Sep 16 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 9.258853 29.800177 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by SPLA soldiers and required medical treatment. Another UN staff member was also assaulted, but seems to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
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
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
2102 Mar 30 2016 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Public location 5.764345 20.670528 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two people on a motorcycle threw a grenade into a popular restaurant in Bambari near the central market. About 11 people were injured, including two INGO staff members that had to be medically evacuated to Bangui. One waitress died (not countered here) and 6 other humanitarian staff members from a local NGO and a UN agency were injured (pending further investigation before entry into AWSD). Yes Official Report
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
2104 Jun 24 2016 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 6.996037 19.185032 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was killed in a hotel in Kaga Bandoro. Yes Official Report
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
499 Nov 10 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff officer was physically assaulted and sustained back injuries in an incident where two MONUC helicopters landed in Rumbek for refuelling, Nov 10. Archived Archived
769 Jan 4 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded in Afghanistan hotel bombing. Yes Focal Point
1039 Dec 12 2010 Iraq 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.4205927 43.307505 Unknown Unknown 3 national staff of an INGO were killed by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device outside the main entrance to the Government Center in Ramadi. INGO victims were not considered the target rather of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Yes Focal Point
1567 Aug 31 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.858778 31.598305 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by a person suspected to be an SPLA soldier while walking from the Olympic hotel in Juba. Yes Official Report
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
1041 Feb 26 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff member was critically injured when suspected members of armed opposition groups launched an attack on the Noor Guest House, Park Residence Guest House and Safi Landmark Hotel in Kabul Yes Focal Point
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
1302 May 17 2012 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A national NGO staffer was shot and wounded by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
1836 Jun 29 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO nurse was killed by a stray mortar during clashes between clan militias. The nurse was assisting the wounded at the time of the attack. Yes Official Report
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
503 Dec 19 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff teacher injured in crossfire during armed dashes that took place in the vicinity of UN schools in Gaza, Dec 19. A 13-year-old school girl was also injured (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
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
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
242 Jul 2003 Senegal 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.6930042 -17.447026 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff physically assaulted in robbery by men with machetes outside restaurant in Dakar. Archived Archived
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
1578 Sep 13 2013 Philippines 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.908154 122.088461 Non-state armed group: National Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Five local Red Cross volunteers were injured when Nur Misuari-led faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fired a rifle grenade in Barangay Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City. Pending Media
1843 May 25 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.021074 45.288353 Host State Somali Armed Forces One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces. Yes Official Report
2650 Jan 29 2018 Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.862532 10.218272 Unknown Unknown One national female staff member was walking on the street when a thief walked up to her and stole her phone and tried to steal her bag. She resisted and was hurt in the struggle when he pushed her back. The aid worker fell and injured her back. She was out on medical leave for over a week. Yes Focal Point
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
1580 Sep 23 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.492154 27.993158 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN staff member was assaulted after group of people at the scene of road traffic accident forcibly asked the staff member to transport a non-UN casualty to a hospital - while the injured was being received at the hospital, an unknown person assaulted the staff member. Yes Official Report
1581 Sep 23 2013 Kenya 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location -1.256975 36.803277 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN personnel and a UN contractor were reported injured during a complex attack by al-Shabaab at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
1850 Jul 12 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 10.828468 49.252965 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO staff member was injured when shooting broke out during what seems to have been an inter-clan attack. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
1059 Jul 11 2010 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Unknown Public location 0.3177137 32.5813539 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 1 international (American) who was working with an INGO was killed when a bomb exploded on a rugby field in Kampala, during the bombings that took place during the World Cup. Pending Media
2127 Aug 13 2015 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 8.296968 30.153157 Unknown Unknown On August 13, a volunteer in Leer County was killed in Wor Juot village, Gandor payam. An investigation into the details of this incident is still ongoing as of July 2016. Yes Focal Point
2660 Mar 17 2018 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.231 124.240967 Unknown Unknown A female national staff member was a victim of robbery in Iligan city (Philippines) while withdrawing cash from the ATM machine. She was hit in the face 4 times, resulting in a hematoma, and stabbed with an ice pick or screwdriver twice in the stomach. No internal organs were damaged but one of the wounds needed stiches. She was released from hospital the next day. Yes Focal Point
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
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
530 Feb 17 2007 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff assaulted by a group of unidentified men while walking home in southern Sudan, 17 Feb. Victim was beaten with sticks and sustained injuries. The attackers took his money and other personal belongings. Archived Archived
2398 Apr 8 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 8.723687 30.164704 Unaffiliated Youths One national NGO aid worker was killed in a crossfire incident during clashes in Mayendit between local youths. Yes Official Report
2931 Apr 30 2020 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.317222 16.378333 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was injured after being physically assaulted by a group of armed young men in the central Bozoum market, for unknown reasons. The staff member was treated at the local city hospital. Pending Official Report
2139 Sep 19 2015 Guatemala 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 15.689653 -88.609658 Unknown Unknown A young volunteer was murdered on September 19 in Santo Tomas de Castilla. She was on her way to the branch office to attend a volunteer meeting. According to initial report she was shot in the head getting into a taxi however, the circumstances are still unclear as to what happened. Yes Focal Point
2934 Oct 13 2016 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One ICRC staff member was reportedly killed during clashes between Ex-Seleka militia and MINUSCA forces in Kaga-Bandoro. Pending ACLED
536 Apr 17 2007 Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Public location -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff, believed to be former policemen, suffered minor injuries after they were caught up in the robbery of a Suva restaurant, April 17. Archived Archived
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
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
541 Jan 20 2007 Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 14.201859 24.663781 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor and 1 IO national staff abducted at the market area in Kutum by Arab Militias base in Sheik Abu Da Bagi, 20 Jan.; later released on 21 January. Archived Archived
2409 May 5 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 35.359532 70.859562 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Police (ANP) One NGO female aid worker in Wama district was shot and killed when an Afghan National Police officer fired his weapon at a group of NGO workers and then fled the scene. Further details about this incident and the motive are unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
1080 Jan 3 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 7 48 Unknown Unknown A local staff of an INGO was injured when an RCIED exploded near a hotel, injuring 4 people. The attack was thought to be targeted at the Governor. The injured local staff was arrested under suspicion of involvement in the attack. Pending Media
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2153 Aug 9 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location 8.723687 30.164704 Unknown Unknown The remains of 47 people were found on the outskirts of Rubkway in Mayendit County on August 9th by a UNMISS patrol. Increased fighting has been reported in the area since August 7th between the SPLA and a currently unidentified group. One NGO staff member was extracted from the area with gunshot wounds and treated at the UNMISS base. Yes Official Report
1347 Sep 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.7 67.116667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An RCIED attached to a bike detonated next to the entrance to the Department of Information and Culture, injuring 7 local civilians (including 1 IO and 1 NGO staff member) Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
1091 Feb 19 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0