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ID Month Sort descending Day Year Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
504 2006 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers in hired commercial vehicles with food commodities were ambushed by armed men on the Tawilla-Kabkabiye road from El Fasher to Kabkabiye, were beaten, then allowed to proceed. Ambushed and beaten again after 2 kilometers Archived Archived
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
781 2008 Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 15 19 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff murdered - no further details given. Yes Focal Point
782 2008 Ethiopia 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown Three national staff of a local partner organization of an INGO were killed in a mine incident returning from an area they worked under a sub-grant. Yes Focal Point
783 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff murdered while off duty. Motive unknown. Yes Focal Point
785 2007 Malawi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 UN national staff stabbed to death by robbers in what the agency called a non-work related incident. Archived Archived
517 2006 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
518 2006 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
519 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
274 2003 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza. Archived Archived
275 2003 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded. Archived Archived
2683 2018 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was kidnapped and later released unharmed. Yes Focal Point
35 1997 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded and 1 national staff killed, sometime in 1997 Yes Focal Point
2446 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Host State Syrian Armed Forces One male staff national staff member was killed during aerial bombing by the state while working at the project site. Yes Focal Point
61 1998 0 0 0 6 0 0 3 2 0 5 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 6 Unknown Raid Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international and 3 national staff killed, and 2 nationals wounded, sometime during year. Archived Archived
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
592 2006 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff of an NGO (a partner organization of an INGO) raped Yes Focal Point
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
94 1999 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded and 1 national wounded sometime during year. Archived Archived
1717 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1718 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1719 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1720 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1721 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1722 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1723 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1724 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1725 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1726 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1727 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1728 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1729 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
136 2000 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international and 3 national staff wounded. Archived Archived
165 2001 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international staff wounded, 2 national staff wounded sometime during year. Archived Archived
1518 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1519 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1520 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1521 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1522 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1523 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1524 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1525 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1526 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
210 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 State: unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded from passing helicopter at a crossroad. Archived Archived
211 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by gunfire from passing military convoy. Archived Archived
212 2002 Burundi 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -3.4284953 29.9249718 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot and killed during a break-in at ICRC office in Gitega. Archived Archived
751 Jan 24 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.52813 69.17233 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff engineer kidnapped when traveling from his workplace in Parwan town to his home in Kabul, 24 Jan. The victims vehicle was waved off the road by and approached by a man dressed in army fatigues and bearing weapons. The victim was not mistreated, tortured or threatened in any way. None of his possessions were taken. Released on 27 Jan. Archived Archived
2351 Jan 30 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.471182 18.451663 Non-state armed group: National Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC) A national staff member was kidnapped on January 29th in Ouhman Prefecture. Two INGO vehicles were reportedly intercepted by combatants from the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC). An international staff member that was traveling as part of the convoy in another vehicle was also stopped but allowed to continue. The abducted staff member was found on February 2nd in critical condition after having been tortured. Yes Official Report
756 Jan 18 2008 Nepal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 27.15 85.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff junior engineer abducted from Harsar village of Dhanusa district on January, 18, 2008 Friday at around 4:30 PM. He was abducted during the distribution of wage payment to the laborers at building construction site. Chairperson of building construction committee was also abducted (not included). Abductors came on motorbikes and forced 2 people to ride, got on the bikes and drove away. He was released on 20 Jan at 8 PM in the evening after the local partner NGO staff and community put pressure on abductors. Yes Focal Point
2364 Jan 12 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.036541 14.429024 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency employees and their driver have all been found after having been kidnapped on January 12th from Sabha. The driver was found on Sunday and the female UN worker was found in the northern suburbs of Sabha. The male national UN staffer (not counted here at this time until further information becomes available) was found on Saturday near Sabha city. Yes Media
2367 Jan 4 2017 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab At least one guard for a UN agency was severely wounded when a car bomb exploded in the organization's garage. The security guard is a Somali national. Al-Shabaab reportedly took responsibility for the attack. Three additional security guards were injured in the attack (not currently counted here because the information on the additional guards could not be verified). Yes Official Report
769 Jan 4 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded in Afghanistan hotel bombing. Yes Focal Point
2370 Jan 20 2018 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Unknown Unknown One male UN agency staff member was led out of his car at gunpoint and abducted. His wife was in the car at the time of the incident as well but only the staff member was taken. The perpetrator was wearing a mask at the time of the incident. At the time of this report, the staff member's whereabouts were unknown. Reports regarding this incident are currently unconfirmed. Yes Media
1835 Jan 28 2013 Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 0.120341 40.301715 Unknown Unknown A paramedic for the Kenyan Red Cross Society was injured when three gunmen shot at the ambulance after the driver ignored instructions to stop. Yes Official Report
2642 Jan 28 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 15.348333 44.206389 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female INGO director was reportedly summoned for questioning by Houthi rebels to their headquarters on January 28 in Sanaa, and after not returning to the organization was assumed kidnapped by the rebels. She was released on February 16, 2019 after international diplomatic pressure. Yes Media
2643 Jan 18 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were ambushed on the road and kidnapped. They were released after 30 hours. The motive was reported to be most likely financial in nature. Yes Focal Point
2908 Jan 10 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 15.7030403 43.6039301 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO contracted truck driver was assaulted and injured by a mob of 50 civilians in the Kuaidenah Market. Reports indicate 50% of the truck contents were taken by the mob. Yes Focal Point
506 Jan 8 2007 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff engineer shot while driving car in Baghdad at night. Perpetrators/motives unknown. Archived Archived
1841 Jan 27 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.056278 45.300605 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured when a shooting broke out in front of a medical health facility managed by the INGO. Yes Official Report
2649 Jan 22 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.31402 29.07999 Unknown Unknown One national staff member was wounded when the car he was travelling in was ambushed in a road attack. The perpetrators robbed the occupants. Yes Focal Point
510 Jan 27 2007 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff Regional Director killed in a carjacking attempt in Nairobi. Archived Archived
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
2917 Jan 12 2019 Yemen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.0365406 14.4290236 Non-state armed group: Subnational Tuareg tribe Three UN agency contracted truck drivers were kidnapped by a NSAG suspected to be connected with the Tuarge tribe. They were held until January 19 and released after negotiations. Yes Focal Point
2662 Jan 7 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO driver was ambushed while travelling in Kabul and forced out of his vehicle by perpetrators with weapons. The staff member was injured after being beaten. Yes Focal Point
1 Jan 1997 Cambodia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.07092855 103.099916 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed while working in Banteay Meanchey province. Archived Archived
2 Jan 1997 Rwanda 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (Spanish) staff killed, 1 INGO international (US) staff gravely wounded during armed raid on INGO compound in Ruhengeri, Rwanda. Archived Archived
2669 Jan 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.708333 36.805 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was seriously wounded after being hit by shrapnel as a result of airstrikes in Ma'saran, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
2670 Jan 25 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Youths One male national INGO staff member was wounded when shot in the abdomen on a road in Lekuangole, Pibor district, Jonglei State. The staff member reportedly saw an 8 year old child playing with a rifle, attempted to take it away, and was shot by the child. It is unknown whether or not the weapons discharge was intentional. Yes Focal Point
801 Jan 4 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.54977 34.5024697 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 RC national staff volunteer killed and 2 RC national staff medical personnel wounded while on duty, after an air strike hit a location in Jabaliya. Yes Official Report
802 Jan 8 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff driver killed and 1 UN national staff driver injured when UN convoy was hit by tank shell in Gaza. UN suspended all operations. Archived Archived
803 Jan 13 2009 Cambodia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 13.5066394 104.869423 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international (Canadian) staff on ashort term mission was attacked and beaten into a coma in apparent robbery and later died from the injuries. Archived Archived
1073 Jan 20 2010 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 16.308528 43.403557 Unknown Unknown A UN-contracted truck driver was attacked while on the road and seriously injured. Yes Focal Point
804 Jan 15 2009 Philippines 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 5.8506231 120.0284035 Non-state armed group: Subnational Abu Sayyaf 2 ICRC international (1 Swiss, 1 Itallian) staff and 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped on Island of Jolo by Abu Sayyaf rebels. National staffer was freed April 2. Swiss freed on 17 April. Italian freed 11 July. Yes Focal Point
1869 Jan 14 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown While using his private vehicle, an INGO national staff member was abducted while dropping off a colleague at home. He was released on 5th February. Yes Official Report
805 Jan 17 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.846628 71.09726 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff doctor kidnapped by a group of armed men who attaked an NGO clinic in Kunar. Whereabouts unknown. It is unclear whether the attack and abduction were conducted by AOG or criminal elements. Yes Official Report
1870 Jan 20 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 11.199019 29.417932 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces One staff person was injured when bombs dropped by the Sudanese Air Force landed on a hospital operated by an INGO. The hospital is located in the Nuba Mountains village of Frandala. Yes Official Report
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
1871 Jan 7 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.357274 28.582716 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A local driver for an INGO was assaulted by two SPLA soldiers when stopped at a roundabout while driving in Agok. The soldiers, who had stopped behind him in their own vehicle, forced him out of his car. UNISFA soldiers intervened to stop the attack. Pending Archived
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
1874 Jan 19 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 4.366667 18.583333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A French aid worker working for a charity organization was abducted at gunpoint in Bangui, Central African Republic and released unharmed on January 23, 2015. Yes Media
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
276 Jan 2004 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0 42 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff abducted North of Kismayo on the way to Jamaame in Lower Juba Region; released after 9 days. Archived Archived
1081 Jan 4 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 36.7344674 69.533301 Unknown Unknown A national staff of an INGO was shot and wounded by two unknown individuals riding on a motorcycle. The perpetrators approached a group of 5-6 people, including the staff member, as they were walking, and fired a single shot. Yes Official Report
277 Jan 2004 Iraq 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle hit by roadside bomb in Basra. Archived Archived
1082 Jan 6 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown The driver of a private car with five NGO staff was lightly wounded when their vehicle did not stop at an illegal checkpoint. He managed to drive away from the scene. Yes Official Report
278 Jan 2004 Kenya 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded and local NGO national staff wounded in vehicle carjacking and robbery. Archived Archived
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
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
1085 Jan 11 2011 Pakistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 28 66 Unknown Unknown Three national staff of a local NGO (an implementing partner of a UN agency) were kidnapped by unidentified armed men. They were released several days later. Yes Official Report
816 Jan 8 2009 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4 97 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff was in critical condition after being stabbed by a resident of Rinon Village, Aceh Besar. The victim was stabbed in a camp in the village at 5.30 a.m. by a local Acehnese who had been identified as Edi Miswar. Archived Archived
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
1087 Jan 25 2011 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.79455 66.72068 Unknown Unknown Two workers for a local NGO (a driver and a female staff) were shot and killed on the spot while traveling 50 km from the provincial metropolois. Yes Official Report
1088 Jan 27 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Road 35.01361 69.17139 Unknown Unknown A local female staff of an INGO engaged in education and microfinance was approached by two men on motorcycles, and killed on her way to a project location. The attackers fled the scene immediately afterwards. The victim was a 12th grade student in a local high-school, employed part-time as the INGO teacher trainer for a longer-term training program. The attackers targeted the said INGO staff member, possibly because of her involvement with women's programming. Yes Official Report
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
2958 Jan 19 2019 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Public location 5.316667 -4.033333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured during an armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
1892 Jan 6 2015 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.788911 28.412623 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five armed men attacked a team of 8 UN contractors that were working on a demining project and hijacked their vehicle. The driver was kidnapped and found unharmed on 8th January. Yes Official Report
36 Jan 29 1998 Chechnya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43 44.25 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (French) staff kidnapped and 1 UN national staff driver beaten at gunpoint in N. Ossetia on Jan 29. Archived Archived
37 Jan 1998 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Project site 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff murdered when working as a night watchman at the ICRC sub-delegation in Vavuniya, when the sub-delegation Archived Archived
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
38 Jan 1998 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver killed in ambush. Archived Archived
1632 Jan 2 2014 Cameroon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 4.976647 14.042994 Aid recipient Refugees Two UN staff members were held against their will by refugees who believed the presence of the UN would prevent an attack by local villagers (the refugees feared a retaliatory attack as there was an altercation between the two parties on 1 January 2014). One UN staff member was released on 3 January 2014, and the other on 4 January 2014. Yes Official Report
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
1633 Jan 3 2014 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.795825 44.077254 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A national polio worker contracted by the UN was abducted by suspected Al Shabaab near Buur Hakaba. It appears that Al Shabaab believed those associated with the polio campaign to be spies. Yes Official Report
1634 Jan 7 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 36.212883 37.164151 Unknown Unknown Three local staff of an INGO were killed during a mortar attack. Yes Official Report
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
1635 Jan 13 2014 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.621777 65.054705 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN-contracted polio doctors were abducted, taken to a desert area, and harshly beaten by anti-government forces. They were released a few hours later. Yes Official Report
2436 Jan 7 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Public location 8.927721 29.788925 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national aid worker was taken into the bush and hacked to death during tribal violence. The attack was not the result of his employment as an aid worker. Yes Focal Point
2971 Jan 23 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 16.2716694 -0.04472 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was assaulted and injured after a group of 7 people were ambushed at an illegal checkpoint in Mamadou Talatou, Gao. Yes Focal Point
1639 Jan 17 2014 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 34.537071 69.181356 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Two UN international staff were killed in a complex attack (one suicide bomber, two gunmen) at Taverna du Leban Restaurant in Kabul. The Taliban confirmed responsibility for the attack. At least 21 people (13 internationals and eight Afghans) have been reported dead. Yes Official Report
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
1642 Jan 18 2014 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.073333 64.833889 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three members of a UN-contracted demining team were stopped on the road and abducted by anti-government forces. UPDATE: The deminers were released on 5 February after tribal elders intervened. Yes Official Report
1643 Jan 21 2014 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.517771 64.114227 Police or paramilitary Afghan Local Police A UN-contracted volunteer vaccinator was shot and killed by Afghan Local Police. Yes Official Report
1644 Jan 22 2014 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.873132 31.589271 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A local ICRC staff member was assaulted by IDPs when they reportedly heard the staff member discussing politics over the phone. The staff member was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
1645 Jan 25 2014 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.769709 47.430831 Unknown Unknown The director of a local NGO was shot by unknown individuals while on his way home. Yes Media
2979 Jan 8 2019 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 14.766667 -91.183333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male staff member was injured after he was assaulted by unknown perpetrators who ambushed a bus and robbed its passengers. The bus was travelling from Solola to Chimaltenango, when 6 passengers began shooting on the bus, threatening the passengers, and disrupting the route. The staff member had his injuries checked at a medical clinic. Yes Focal Point
1647 Jan 28 2014 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 28.276899 68.451383 Aid recipient Not applicable One male staff member of a local NGO was wounded when his vehicle was shot at. There were two other staffers aboard the vehicle, but they were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2980 Jan 17 2019 Philippines 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.22 125.07 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members travelling by motorbike in Polomolok were shot when unknown perpetrators on separate motorbikes ambushed the staff members, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Once the injured staff regained consciousness he realized all their belongings were taken including their motorbike. Yes Focal Point
1914 Jan 11 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 36.816667 38.016667 Unknown Unknown A INGO guard sustained minor wounds to the neck when he was shot by an unidentified source. He was transported to a medical facility for treatment. Yes Focal Point
1916 Jan 30 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.816667 38.016667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Three male staff members contracted by a INGO were kidnapped by ISIS and released approximately three months later. Yes Focal Point
1380 Jan 1 2013 Pakistan 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 1 6 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.047569 72.403637 Unknown Unknown Seven national NGO staff, six females and one male, were shot and killed by gunmen on motorcyles who ambushed their vehicle. The workers were involved with a community health and education center that provided immunizations, among other services. Yes Official Report
1381 Jan 5 2013 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.190242 71.76248 Unknown Unknown Two local NGO staff (one programme coordinator and a driver) were shot and killed in a bazaar. Investigation is ongoing, but the NGO has termed the violence work related. Yes Official Report
1382 Jan 7 2013 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.693426 65.165404 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Four national staff members of an INGO (three community trainers and one driver) were abducted while travelling through the Jarqala area. All released by 23rd January after negotiations, but threatened with assassination if the continue to work for aid organisations in the area. Yes Official Report
1383 Jan 11 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Public location 34.012597 72.032854 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO nurse was shot and killed on her way to work, having received prior death threats. Yes Official Report
1384 Jan 13 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.267172 65.050769 Unknown Unknown A national staff member working for an NGO demining agency was shot and killed by a group of armed men during a kidnapping attempt. Yes Official Report
1385 Jan 14 2013 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.488738 69.13724 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was stabbed in a violent robbery by three assailants. Yes Official Report
63 Jan 2 1999 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Unknown Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when MONUA chartered plane shot down Jan 2. Archived Archived
1386 Jan 16 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 34.525896 69.17015 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO employees were injured by a vehicle-borne IED detonated by the driver in a suicide attack on an NDS facility. A total of 27 civilians were injured in the blast, including the aid workers. Yes Official Report
64 Jan 1999 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in ambush in south Mogadishu, Lenin Road. Not clear if the attack aimed at the organization Archived Archived
1387 Jan 23 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.092172 65.166145 Unaffiliated Not applicable An international doctor was kidnapped when his NGO vehicle was ambushed. The motive was to have him treat sick relatives, and he was later released by the perpetrators 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
590 Jan 1 2008 Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 15.5933247 32.5356502 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international (American) staff and 1 national staff driver shot and killed in ambush during a New Years celebrations in Khartoum, January 1. The little-known froup Ansar Al Tawhid (Companions of Monotheism) soon claimed responsibility for the killings. Archived Archived
1388 Jan 6 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Raid Public location 31.0048 66.397653 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national NGO staff member was killed, along with six others, when two suicide bombers detonated their body-borne IEDs after shooting their way inside district council building Yes Official Report
1659 Jan 31 2013 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.816957 29.109423 Unknown Unknown One INGO female staff member was abducted, but was released three days later. Yes Focal Point
66 Jan 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 3 42 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international (Kenyan) staff shot dead in Gede region. Incident possibly stemmed from a labour dispute. Archived Archived
591 Jan 14 2008 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 donor agency international staff killed in Taliban bombing of Serena Hotel. Archived Archived
1389 Jan 8 2013 Jordan 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 5 0 5 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 32.294292 36.322186 Aid recipient Refugees Five INGO aid workers and five UN-contracted guards were injured when a refugee mob attacked, presumably because of frustrations triggered by recent flooding in the camp. Yes Media
1928 Jan 27 2014 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 16.247142 -0.005494 Police or paramilitary Security Forces A national staff member was shot and killed by security forces who were engaging the crowd with small arms fire at a demonstration. His role in the demonstration is unknown since he lived in the vicinity. Yes Focal Point
67 Jan 1999 Yemen 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Unknown 16.3471243 47.8915271 Non-state armed group: Subnational Armed tribesmen 4 INGO international (2 British, 2 Dutch) staff kidnapped by armed tribesmen and later released. Archived Archived
1390 Jan 27 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.542694 69.165394 Unknown Unknown An international INGO staffer was kidnapped as the unmarked vehicle he was riding in was ambushed by four armed men. UPDATE: The NGO employee has been released from captivity in good health. Yes Official Report
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
593 Jan 26 2008 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (American) staff and 1 INGO national staff driver kidnapped in Kandahar. Assumed killed. No group has claimed responsibility for the abductions, and the Taliban insurgents behind many of the recent year's kidnappings have denied involvement. Yes Archived
1391 Jan 31 2013 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 33.89949 70.101691 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two aid workers on polio vaccination team were killed when their car ran over a roadside IED Yes Official Report
594 Jan 28 2008 Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 4 1 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (1 French logistics expert, 1 Kenyan doctor) and 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 1 INGO international (Kenyan) wounded when a roadside IED detonated in close proximity to two INGO vehicles near the town of Kismayo. The first vehicle was hit badly and all three people died. The second vehicle carrying staff and a security guard hit the land mine lightly and the staff sitting at the front seat was wounded. Three other civilians were injured (not included) and a local journalist killed (not included). No one claimed responsibility. Yes Official Report
1392 Jan 31 2013 Pakistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 24.86803 66.918385 Unknown Unknown Four national NGO workers of a local NGO, including the driver, were abducted in Maripur, Karachi on their way to distribute medicines and other aid. UPDATE: All four were released. Yes Official Report
865 Jan 16 2008 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 6.8714 81.3487 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC worker killed in Okkampitiya, Monaragala. Yes Focal Point
1669 Jan 2014 South Sudan 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site 7.18192 32.356109 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three aid workers were killed by unknown armed elements who looted several UN and NGO properties in Jonglei State. Pending Media
1671 Jan 14 2014 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 4.361697 18.555978 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national NGO staff member was stabbed, allegedly by a group of young Muslims, and found dead. Yes Official Report
1673 Jan 24 2013 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was hit in the head and subsequently hospitalized when unknown individuals threw stones at the INGO vehicle. Yes Focal Point
342 Jan 2005 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN contracted driver killed in convoy ambush. Archived Archived
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
343 Jan 2005 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
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
344 Jan 10 2005 Zimbabwe 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -17.8317726 31.0456859 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Anglo-Swiss) staff stabbed in roadside assault in Harare, Jan 10. Archived Archived
1947 Jan 27 2014 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.200114 72.050801 Unaffiliated Not applicable A UN national staff member was shot multiple times by three people in the leg and hand. The incident occured not far from the staffer's home while he was on his way to work. According to a police investigation, this incident was the result of a private dispute. Yes Focal Point
345 Jan 6 2005 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 staff contracted by the UN was killed when unidentified gunman attacked an empty, 6-vehicle convoy contracted by UN returning from Mornei to Geneina in West Darfur, Jan 6. Archived Archived
346 Jan 13 2005 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped, Jan 13; later found dead. Archived Archived
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
1950 Jan 22 2014 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.919424, 24.933643 24.933643) Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck driver was kidnapped off the road between Nyala and Gereida while driving a truck filled with provisions. The truck was also taken. The driver was subsequently released. 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
2218 Jan 4 2017 Mali 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 16.263981 -0.027987 Unknown Unknown One security guard working for the ICRC was shot and killed during an altercation with two men on a motorcycle in Gao. Yes Official Report
349 Jan 21 2005 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when a large group of armed tribesman attacked Seleia in West Darfur, Jan 21. A violent confrontation ensued in which civilians were killed, including the guard. Archived Archived
2219 Jan 4 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.625376 36.107544 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer aid worker was injured in a rapid succession double aerial bombing in Wadi Barada while assisting civilians. He died the following day. Yes Media
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
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
2223 Jan 17 2017 Nigeria 0 0 0 14 0 0 6 8 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 12.2701 14.4636 Host State Nigerian Armed Forces Six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross and numerous civilians were killed following an airstrike on a refugee camp in Rann, Borno state. The aid workers were in Rann as part of a humanitarian relief operation that was bringing food to over 25,000 displaced people. A number of aid workers were also wounded in the attack and eight had to be airlifted out of the town for medical assistance. Yes Media
2224 Jan 14 2017 Mexico 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 19.309054 -98.907978 Criminal Unknown Two Mexican Red Cross paramedics were murdered by armed gunmen in Ixtapaluca while carrying out their humanitarian duties. Yes Focal Point
95 Jan 10 2000 Mozambique 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -25.9662133 32.5674498 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Maputo on Jan 10. Archived Archived
96 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot and wounded when returning from a relief distribution. Archived Archived
97 Jan 8 2000 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 8.927721 29.788925 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff were killed in an ambush by armed rebels in Al Wahdah State on Jan 8. They were on the road travelling from Bentiu to Mayom when the attack occurred. Reportedly, the team was heading to the Mayom to open a health center. Archived Archived
98 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.03711 45.34375 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed during an ambush north of Mogadishu. Archived Archived
2228 Jan 28 2017 South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.2735 29.79322 Unknown Unknown Four trucks contracted by an INGO were attacked by gunmen on their way to Mayom in the morning. The driver was killed and two others were wounded and required medical attention at a clinic in Bentiu. One driver was unaccounted for after he fled the area. Further details on his whereabouts were not available during follow-up with the reporting agency. Yes Official Report
99 Jan 28 2000 Somalia 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO national staff killed in attack on aid convoy on Jan 28. Archived Archived
100 Jan 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Office/compound 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed in attack on office in Sablale. Archived Archived
2230 Jan 25 2017 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.03596 45.327206 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN staff members were injured during a complex attack by Al-Shabaab on Hotel Dayah, which was popular with government officials and politicians. A car with explosives was first used to breach the gate of the hotel, followed by a raid on the hotel and then a secondary blast. Reportedly, 28 people died in the attack and 43 were wounded. Yes Media
101 Jan 2000 Sudan 0 8 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 8 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 8 INGO staff (7 national, 1 international) killed in attack on vehicle. Archived Archived
102 Jan 2000 Angola 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road -14.06667 14.08333 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed and 2 wounded in ambush near the town of Quilengues. Archived Archived
896 Jan 10 2010 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Landmine Ambush Road 32.62998 65.87806 Unknown Unknown Three INGO national staff were killed and two INGO national staff injured when their vehicle ran over a land mine in Uruzgan province. Pending Media
898 Jan 15 2010 Somalia 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 2.0427779 45.3385636 Unknown Unknown 3 local staff of a local NGO were kidnapped (2 others were also taken but for less than 24 hrs); the body of one, a long time security guard for the organisation, was found abandoned in Mogadishu with hands tied and shot. The other two were tortured and released after negotiations on Jan 18. Yes Focal Point
899 Jan 16 2010 Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 18.532498 -72.333064 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (Dominican) staff shot and wounded while distributing aid. Pending Media
1702 Jan 13 2013 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -0.841605 29.048446 Unknown Unknown One Red Cross worker was shot and killed by unknown armed men when trying to stop them from raping a woman. Yes Focal Point
900 Jan 17 2010 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 18.532498 -72.333064 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot while delivering corpses to a cemetary. Pending Media
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
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
902 Jan 30 2010 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Public location 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contract transporter's trucks was attacked while parked overnight at an Aghan National Police checkpoint. One driver was injured, three trucks damaged and one truck seized by attackers. Yes Focal Point
904 Jan 8 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.491189 34.444111 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff killed in Gaza during a drone strike, 8 January. Yes Focal Point
905 Jan 15 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 31.491189 34.444111 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 UN national staff killed at home during a bombardment in Gaza, 15 January. Yes Official Report
1708 Jan 10 2013 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Individual attack Public location 30.191235 67.025564 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN employee was killed when a suicide bomber detonated an IED in a public area of Quetta. 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
3047 Jan 15 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.93062 36.63393 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national NGO staff member was killed during Syrian regime airstrikes of an industrial area in east Idlib.  Pending Official Report
3048 Jan 27 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.733333 36.7 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national NGO staff member was killed after his vehicle was hit by a Syrian regime missle in Sarjeh village in the Idlib countryside.  Pending Official Report
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
2253 Jan 12 2016 Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Project site 13.447898 22.464908 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) Two male Sudanese Red Crescent volunteers were wounded while moving injured civilians to the hospital during fighting between government forces and the displaced in Geneina. They were taken to the hospital in Khartoum and have received treatment with the full expectation that they will fully recover. Yes Focal Point
3053 Jan 11 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national NGO staff member was wounded after being hit by regime shelling while inspecting a previous bombing site in Idlib.  Pending Official Report
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
1192 Jan 5 2012 Pakistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An international staff doctor working for ICRC was kidnapped while returning to the office after visiting a physical rehabilitation centre in Quetta. Armed men abducted him when he reached the front of his office and took him at gunpoint with them in their own vehicle. Kidnappers left the driver unharmed near the organisations office. The international staff doctor was found dead in April 2012. Yes Media
1193 Jan 6 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.10738 64.3052 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Police (ANP) An INGO staffer was killed during a firefight between rival ANP officers(when a group associated with one prominent local commander in Shahrak and Tulak reportedly insulted a second rival ANP commander). The off-duty NGO staffer, who was providing bodyguard services to the second commander, was killed in the engagement. Yes Official Report
1194 Jan 12 2012 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 5.303435 45.880207 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab The head of a Somali NGO and his driver were killed by Shabab militants who fired an RPG at their car. It is very likely that this car was mistaken for Ethiopian National Defence Forces. Yes Media
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
1196 Jan 15 2012 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.337484 44.184304 Non-state armed group: Subnational Abide Marabou tribe An international staff of a UN agency was kidnapped in the capital Sanaa by armed tribesmen who transferred him to central Marabou province. The UN worker was taken hostage by the Abide Marabou tribe, demanding the release of a tribesman who was arrested on charges of killing four soldiers assigned to guarding oil tankers. He was released unharmed two weeks later. Pending Media
2263 Jan 25 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 36.116389 36.514722 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member travelling from a warehouse in Kafr Takharim to the office hit an IED which detonated. The driver only received minor injuries, but the aid worker was brought in critical condition to Kafr Takharim hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
1197 Jan 17 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 34.34817 62.19967 Unknown Unknown A female NGO staff member was shot and seriously injured by two armed men riding a motorcycle while she was enroute to her office by foot. The victim was a candidate for the 2010 Provincial Council election and worked for an NGO that had gender-related programs. Yes Official Report
1464 Jan 28 2012 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.046821 40.310412 Unknown Unknown One IO paramedic was injured when the ambulance he was traveling in was attacked by men in civilian clothes, including one armed with a pistol. When the ambulance refused to stop for the men, they opened fire, injuring the staff member. Yes Official Report
1198 Jan 19 2012 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 30.198418 71.46801 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two international staffers (German and Italian) of an INGO were kidnapped by four armed men who entered their residence (within walking distance from their regional office) and led them out at gunpoint. UPDATE: The German aid worker was released in Kabul, Afghanistan more than two years later, in October 2014. UPDATE 2: The Italian aid worker was accidentally killed by a U.S. counter terrorism drone strike against al-Qaeda in January 2015, while still held as a prisoner. An American hostage who was working for a private contractor funded by USAID was also killed in the attack. The drone attack occurred along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Yes Media
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
1199 Jan 29 2012 Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 26.13456 68.7696 Unknown Unknown An international staffer and national staff driver of an INGO were reported missing during a road trip in Sindh. Their vehicle was found abandoned in Naushahro Feroz. UPDATE: Staff were released/recovered after 86 days. They were not the intended targets of this incident. Yes Media
137 Jan 9 2001 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped, Jan 9 and released Feb 4. 1 INGO international staff of another organization wounded when the kidnappers fired on convoy. Archived Archived
1200 Jan 23 2012 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 6.75 30 Staff member Not applicable A international staffer of an INGO (a Ugandan cook) was stabbed to death by another staffer in a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
1201 Jan 25 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown The head of the Idlib branch of the Syrian Red Crescent was shot and killed in his vehicle returning from meetings in Damascus. Yes Focal Point
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
1202 Jan 26 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national NGO staffer was kidnapped from his vehicle while driving from Kandahar to Panjawayi District. The kidnappers identified themselves as opposition forces and asked questions about staffers employment and called his recent contacts from his cell phone. No further reports. Yes Official Report
1203 Jan 31 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.95293 65.12376 Unknown Unknown Two national NGO staffers went missing with their vehicle on January 31 and were presumed kidnapped. They were released on February 4after interventions by local elders Yes Official Report
1204 Jan 31 2012 Yemen 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 5 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.337484 44.184304 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Three international staff of a UN agency, two INGO and two LNGOs were kidnapped west of Sanaa. They were released approximately 72 hours later. The kidnappers reportedly planned to exchange the hostages for a prisoner being held in the capital. Yes Official Report
1205 Jan 10 2007 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff killed and 1 national staff of an intl organization wounded in an ambush in southern Sudan, Jan 10. Travelling with an SPLA armed convoy. Archived Archived
675 Jan 6 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 INGO national staff of a local NGO partner was killed in an aerial bombing in Gaza. Violence halted most of the INGO's aid distribution in Gaza Strip. Yes Focal Point
676 Jan 6 2009 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 3 42 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed by three masked gunmen while monitoring school feeding in a UN-supported school in Yubsan village six kilometres from the Gedo region capital of Garbahare. Yes Official Report
681 Jan 2 2009 Afghanistan 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.5 62 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 INGO international staff and 1 UN international staff kidnapped: AOG abducted 6 persons Archived Archived
682 Jan 8 2009 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff killed by gunmen on Thursday as his team distributed aid to displaced people in Daynile, 10km NW of Mogadishu. The gunmen put his body in a vehicle and drove away, then pushed the corpse out of the vehicle before driving on. Yes Official Report
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
2549 Jan 23 2018 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.555347 69.207489 Unknown Unknown One male UN Agency driver and a female colleague with her son were kidnapped, after their car was stopped by unknown assailants around 6:00am in the North of the capital. The body of the driver was recovered on March 16 2018 and the female UN agency staff and her son were released by the kidnappers on May 24, 2018. Yes Media
684 Jan 8 2008 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted from Dalla camp, Hangu by unidentified elements, 8 January 2009; later released unharmed. Archived Archived
1483 Jan 7 2012 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 16.3471243 47.8915271 Unknown Unknown One national staff member was kidnapped while on public transportation. The motive was personal - they wanted to secure the release of a family member held by a tribal leader. He was released 2 days on 9 January. Yes Focal Point
416 Jan 2006 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed during robbery by military in Goma. Archived Archived
1217 Jan 12 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff seriously injured during an attempted carjacking in West Darfur, 12 January 2008 Yes Focal Point
2552 Jan 20 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Project site 33.57175 36.4027 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer providing aid after an attack, was killed around 11:30am in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, by supposed Syrian Regime artillery shelling. Yes Media
417 Jan 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.59382 64.37161 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Lashkargah, Helmand. 1 or 2 shot at mosque. Archived Archived
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
418 Jan 2006 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.8411802 29.3884586 Host state Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 3 INGO national staff kidnapped: vehicles hijacked with their drivers for 7 days (1 for 7 days, 2 for 3 days) in Rutshuru. By FARDC to transport troops & materials. Archived Archived
419 Jan 16 2006 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 14.8181883 -91.16233009 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO international staff member attacked and sexually assaulted in Solola while walking home, Jan 16. Archived Archived
954 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 Ambush Unknown 31.288231 34.253606 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver killed. Yes Focal Point
2826 Jan 13 2020 DR Congo 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.510808 30.249844 Unaffiliated Community members Four Red Cross volunteers, part of a EVD response team, were attacked and assaulted by a group of protesting community members in Bandibwane village, approx. 32kms east of Mambasa in Mambasa Territory. Official reports indicate the team were attempting to remove an infected corpse from a house in the village when rumor spread they had removed organs from the body. All four staff members were injured, 2 seriously, and all were taken to the Nyankunde Hospital, approx. 45kms West of Bunia. Pending Official Report
1490 Jan 30 2012 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was shot in the chest and abdoment during a robbery outside a bank; he has just withdrawn money and his assailants fled with his passport and camera. Yes Focal Point
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
2827 Jan 15 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.859363 31.571251 Criminal Toronto Boys One national INGO staff member was injured when their motorcycle was forced to crash after criminal perpetrators attempted to steal a backpack the staff member was wearing. The incident occurred near Seven Days' Roundabout by UN OCHA, and official reports indicate the perpetrators are likely associated with the Toronto Boys. The staff members minor injuries were treated at a local clinic. Pending Official Report
1223 Jan 12 2009 Sri Lanka 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Shelling Unknown Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO national staff were injured in artillery shelling in Mullativeu. Yes Focal Point
2828 Jan 13 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.1266 31.1738 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN humanitarian agency Ugandan national truck driver was assaulted and taken to a local clinic Bunagok Payam when his convoy was attacked. The convoy of 24 trucks was travelling from Juba to Warrap through Awrerial county near Awachi village, at 11:45LT when unknown armed men ambushed the trucks. The staff member was beaten and robbed, along with other trucks in the convoy. Pending Official Report
1224 Jan 14 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Unknown Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was injured in artillery shelling on his left leg and relocated to Vavuniya in April 2009 - now recovered. Yes Focal Point
2829 Jan 17 2020 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Project site 9.1385 30.0665 Unknown Unknown One national NGO staff member was seriously injured when a group of armed men attacked a clinic in Kauch, Guit County. The injured staff was evacuated to Bentiu for treatment and 8 other INGO staff in the clinic were relocated from the site. Official reports indicate the suspected motive is a revenge killing. Pending Official Report
2830 Jan 20 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 7.11111 19.183333 Unknown Unknown One national NGO staff member was injured when reportedly shot after their NGO vehicle was ambushed by unknown armed perpetrators near Dere/Kpakaya village, 26km south of Kaga-Bandoro on the Ndomete-Mbr Pending Official Report
2831 Jan 2 2020 Kyrgyzstan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 42.874622 74.569763 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female national UN humanitarian agency staff member was reportedly injured when a intoxicated individual struck the staff members head near My Shisha Bar & Cafe at the intersection of Kievskaia and Togolok Moldo streets. Authorities promptly reached the incident site and escorted the staff member to the hospital where she was reported in stable condition. The attacker was arrested and charged by police. Pending Official Report
2832 Jan 29 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 7.45822 31.535433 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member suffered a gunshot wound to the leg when their INGO transport convoy of 10 trucks was ambushed and fired upon by unknown armed perpetrators. The convoy was in Duk Poktap area, Duk County, when the incident occurred and the other staff members were able to escape on foot. The injured staff member was treated in Poktap. Pending Official Report
2833 Jan 20 2020 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Mob violence Unknown 6.806 29.676 Unaffiliated Youths One health worker was reportedly killed, along with 3 other civilians not counted here, during a clash between youth from Meen and Wundhiot, Rumbek East, over cattle. Reports indicate the staff member was an employee of a health centre in the area, but we are unable to confirm at this time whether or not it is INGO or NNGO run. Pending Official Report
166 Jan 2002 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 36.26468 68.01551 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff beaten in ambush in Aibak. Archived Archived
2566 Jan 15 2019 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.394673 18.558189 Criminal Unknown One male UN international staff member was injured when shot during a carjacking incident at the 14 villas neighbourhood of Bangui. After injuring him in the leg, the two unknown assailants fled the scene with the staff members vehicle, which was later recovered by security forces in the Yasmadi neighbourhood of Bangui. The international staff member was treated at a hospital and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
2834 Jan 29 2020 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 34.116667 72.466667 Unknown Unknown A polio vaccination team, consisting of two female staff working in the Parmoli area of Swabi district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, were attacked and shot by unknown armed men while assisting the community. One female staff was killed immediately and the other later died in the Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar due to her injuries. Pending Media
167 Jan 25 2002 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road -2.91667 25.91667 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped when vehicle ambushed on Kindu-Kalima road on Jan 25- later released. Archived Archived
1230 Jan 4 2011 Afghanistan 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.83333 66 Unknown Unknown One INGO (a UN partner) staff member and two UN contractor employees were killed when an IED exploded in the vicinity of contracted trucks carrying food in Chinarto District. Yes Focal Point
964 Jan 3 2010 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Unknown 5.9526975 43.5522312 Host State Ethiopian Defence Forces 1 UN national staff injured when physically assaulted by EDF military forces for carrying a VHF radio. Yes Focal Point
1231 Jan 10 2011 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three national staff of an INGO were kidnapped by rebels and held for nine days before being released Yes Focal Point
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
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
2036 Jan 6 2015 Somalia 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 4.742941 45.200936 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO staff worker was killed and two injured when their car was fired apon by armed militia at an illegal checkpoint in Bacda. The motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
2569 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 35.810357 36.612625 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was abducted and killed during the week of January 1-6 (exact date unknown) in the Idlib region of Syria. Gender/organization/exact location unknown at this time. Information received from a public UN press briefing. Yes Media
2837 Jan 3 2020 Bangladesh 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 23.541667 89.63 Unknown Unknown The body of a female NGO director was found in a sugarcane field in Modhukhali Upazila, Faridpur District. Reports indicate she had severe injuries to her head and body. There is no further information about the attack available at this time, police investigations are ongoing. Pending Media
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
1233 Jan 21 2011 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Road 32.30397 69.68207 Unknown Unknown Following threats, a Pakistani NGO working on polio eradication was abducted and killed a day later killed, The incident occurred while traveling from mir ali to mir anshah in South Wazirstan. Yes Official Report
2570 Jan 26 2019 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.44038 70.441856 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national staff was injured when a magnetic IED, attached to a UN implementing partner vehicle responsible for mine clearance, detonated, also killing a dependent of the staff member (not counted here) in the vehicle. Yes Official Report
2838 Jan 15 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national NGO volunteers were killed during a reported onslaught of Russian Syrian Military Coalition aerial bombardment. Pending Media
704 Jan 7 2008 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff driver shot and killed by two men armed with pistols. The motive for the incident has not yet been established. Archived Archived
1234 Jan 24 2011 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 30.69854 66.55611 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO natl staff (male) was captured (held less than 24 hrs) while on the road, and severely beaten. Yes Focal Point
2839 Jan 20 2020 Iraq 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.333333 44.383333 Unknown Unknown One national and three international (French) INGO staff were kidnapped in Baghdad, with no ransom demands were reported. The staff were in the capital city completing administrative tasks with authorities when the organization lost contact. All four staff were released on March 26, 2020. Pending Media
1235 Jan 30 2011 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.6920799 18.6243422 Unknown Unknown Two international staff of an INGO were kidnapped and later released. Six national staff were taken and held briefly (not counted here because detention was less than 24 hours) Yes Focal Point
2840 Jan 29 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.816667 36.6 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Official statements indicate Russian Syrian Military Coalition airstrikes completely destroyed an INGO supported hospital in Ariha town, Idlib governate. Four nurses were killed in the attack, along with another female NGO employee who happened to be in the facility. Pending Official Report
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
2041 Jan 10 2016 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 16.847653 43.943679 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was killed when a hospital was hit by a projectile in Razeh district in northern Yemen on January 10th. The organisation disputed the notion that the perpetrator was not aware of their geographical location due to information that was previously provided to them about the project site and its coordinates. Yes Media
2842 Jan 31 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.863611 36.800556 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national NGO staff members were wounded when their centre in Saraqib city, located east of Idlib, was reportedly targeted by Russian Syrian Military Coalition airstrikes. A total of 6 staff were injured in the attack, but we are only able to confirm the extent of the injuries for three staff at this time. The extent of damages to the NGO centre rendered it out of service. Pending Media
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
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
2048 Jan 21 2016 Somalia 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 3.11718 45.356821 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab In a complex attack by Al-Shabab, a car packed with explosives rammed into the Beach View Hotel on Lido beach in Mogadishu, reportedly killing up to 20 people (not counted here). A national staff member for the UN was among those killed when the restaurants along Lido beach were attacked. A national INGO staff member was also wounded in the attack. Yes Official Report
2049 Jan 13 2016 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 9.278336 29.807987 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member was assaulted in the Protection of Civilian (PoC) camp in Bentiu with machetes and spears. Yes Official Report
2050 Jan 27 2016 Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.829949 31.829949 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A UN implementing partner was attacked by anti-government elements in Nahr Sarraj district near Greshk town. Four team members were killed and one was kidnapped and later released with the aid of the local community leaders. Yes Official Report
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
2056 Jan 31 2016 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.341953 27.949219 Unknown Unknown Two UN contracted drivers were injured in a shooting when perpetrators ambushed the convoy and fired at the truck. The gunmen fled after robbing the driver. Both the driver and his assistant received medical care. Yes Official Report
2592 Jan 9 2018 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 32.22183 35.25881 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was shot dead in Nablus in the West Bank. More than twenty bullets were shot from a passing vehicle during the drive-by unknown assailants. The volunteer was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. Yes Media
2059 Jan 15 2016 Burkina Faso 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Public location 12.361282 -1.518115 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) In a large attack by al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb against the Splendid hotel and Cappuccino cafe, two aid workers who ran a medical clinic were kidnapped. On 6 February, one of the female aid workers was released but the male aid worker remains captive. Reportedly, at least 29 people (18 different nationalities) were killed in the attack. The hotel was popular with foreigners. Yes Media
2858 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 36.2849665 36.8519377 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male national INGO staff was killed and two others wounded when an armed group affiliated with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) stormed the INGO supported hospital and began shooting randomly. Focal Point reports indicate, clashes erupted between armed factions near Daret Izza town in Aleppo Governate, and the hospital was hit with shelling and small arms fire. Some staff were evacuated, but others were not able to leading to the injuries and death. Yes Focal Point
2060 Jan 21 2016 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 16.847653 43.943679 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown An INGO ambulance driver was killed during airstrikes when his ambulance was hit. Yes Official Report
2860 Jan 27 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.640183 29.178362 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was kidnapped by a suspected criminal group on the road between Goma and Sake. The staff member was among 6 other passengers travelling in private vehicles when they were ambushed near the forest. After the kidnappers made contact with the staff members wife and requested ransom, he was released the following afternoon. Yes Focal Point
1527 Jan 8 2012 Senegal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.6930042 -17.447026 Unaffiliated Not applicable One UN national staff member was stabbed during a robbery while exiting a taxi. Yes Focal Point
2603 Jan 14 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 27.043449 14.42952 Unknown Unknown One male Libyan Red Crescent volunteer was transporting a patient between two hospitals. After the transfer, the volunteer left with the ambulance and disappeared. After three days he was located in Um Aranib hospital, 52 km away from his initial location, unconscious, badly beaten, and he had a broken leg. On January 14th has was transferred to Misurata hospital but died on-route. No other information is available about this incident. Yes Focal Point
2073 Jan 31 2016 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.682923 28.080368 Unknown Unknown A UN driver and his assistant were injured when they were shot at as part of a larger convoy. The armed men shot at them after trying to extort money from the driver. Yes Official Report
2074 Jan 29 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 5.179103 33.975002 Unknown Unknown An INGO national male staff member was shot and injured in the Kapoeta North area. Reportedly, a cattle raid may have been occurring in the area at the time. Pending Archived
2610 Jan 19 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 5.767948 20.675651 Non-state armed group: Subnational Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC) One INGO staff member and a local teacher (not counted here) were reportedly killed amidst a barrage of gunfire on January 19, 2019, in Bambari Town. Reports indicate UCP militants and UN soldiers were present in the area and involved in the violent clash. Pending Media
2075 Jan 17 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.181962 32.356095 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A number of civilians were attacked by SPLA soldiers that had deserted. Four were killed in the violence, including a locally contracted guard for an INGO. Yes Official Report
2611 Jan 28 2019 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 2.77162 32.297421 Unknown Unknown Two male national INGO guards were assaulted and injured when a group of unknown assailants raided the INGO office in Gulu city on January 28, 2019 at 2:00am local time. Reports indicate organization resources estimated at millions of shilings were damaged during the incident. The two staff members were treated at the Victory Medical Center after the attack. Yes Media
2875 Jan 24 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 21.2237441 92.1057549 Criminal Bandits One national male INGO staff member was injured when unknown criminal bandits raided the office compound in Ukhia area of Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
2615 Jan 15 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -6.305744 28.140761 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were ambushed on the road and kidnapped in Bendera, Tanganyika. They were released three days later and the primary motive is suspected to have been financial. 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
213 Jan 2003 DR Congo 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Shooting Ambush Road -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff wounded when car was fired upon near Uvira. Archived Archived
2346 Jan 21 2018 South Sudan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 10.114894 29.967957 Unaffiliated Youths On the morning of January 21st, youths attacked a group of national NGO staff members in Ajuong Thok. Four were seriously injured and had to be taken to the hospital. Reports suggest that the motive for this attack may have been the result of grievances about the perceived lack of employment opportunities. Yes Official Report
214 Jan 2003 Kashmir 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.3752779 73.4730602 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
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
2348 Jan 25 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.489911 29.012146 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN agency contracted driver was shot on Kuajok-Mayom road. The vehicle was part of a convoy and was reportedly stopped by SPLA soldiers between Ajakuac and Abiemnom. The soldiers demanded a lift and were refused which prompted one of the soldiers to fire his weapon and wound the driver's assistant. The soldier was later arrested and the contractor was taken to a clinic for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
216 Feb 11 2003 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO 1nternational staff killed, Feb 11. Archived Archived
2349 Feb 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.650659 36.854628 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while working to rescue civilians affected by Russian aerial bombing in Al Gharafa. The area was struck again shortly after the first bombing and the volunteer was killed. Yes Media
217 Feb 2003 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped, fate unknown (presumed killed). Archived Archived
2884 Feb 27 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 6.5423298 21.98633 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after an INGO project site was raided. Yes Focal Point
218 Feb 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded by glass when vehicle stopped, driver robbed, and gunmen fired at car while driving off. Archived Archived
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
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
2354 Feb 8 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.771316 33.592394 Unknown Unknown One national INGO driver was assaulted when the vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed by a group of armed men between Kapoeta South and Camp 15. There were two other staff members in the vehicle for a total of two international staff members and one local staff member. They were all robbed of their valuables and money. The international staff members were robbed of their passports as well. After the attack, the group traveled to Kapoeta so that their colleague could receive medical attention at the hospital for a head injury. Yes Official Report
2355 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three volunteers were killed in two airstrikes when their operational center was hit during aerial bombardments by the state. Four other volunteers were hurt but they are not counted here since that information could not be verified. Yes Media
2356 Feb 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed and one wounded (not countered at this time because the information could not be verified) during aerial airstrikes. Yes Media
2889 Feb 2 2020 Somalia 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 3.928611 41.876111 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Three NGO aid workers, 2 women medical professionals and their driver, were kidnapped while distributing medical supplies in Banaaney village, approximately 7 km outside of Belet-Hawa, Gedo. Media reports suspect Al Shabaab due to their strong prevalence in the area. The whereabouts of the three staff members is currently unknown. Pending ACLED
757 Feb 25 2008 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.828 79.93195613 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted by unknown men; released 2 days later in Colombo. Yes Focal Point
2357 Feb 19 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.410151 20.648179 Non-state armed group: National Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC) One INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for three days by the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC). A ransom was demanded for the release of the staff member and it was paid, however, it is not clear whether it was a family member or another individual or entity that paid for his release. Yes Official Report
2890 Feb 14 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.5517702 32.5324097 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when a civilian attacked him in the office compound in Khartoum. Yes Focal Point
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
2359 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.647987 36.679543 Unknown Unknown One volunteer for a Syrian NGO was wounded during the shelling of Ma'arat al-Nu'man town in Idlib governorate. Yes Media
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
2360 Feb 21 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.653899 38.516826 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO male staff member needed medical attention after he was shot twice by armed perpetrators who ambushed the organization's vehicle. The staff members (five in total but only one was wounded) were in the vicinity of Darer Dima and traveling from Malkadaka to Garbatulla when they were attacked. Nothing was stolen from the passengers. While it was reported that the aid workers did not appear to be targeted specifically for their affiliation to an aid organization and that there has been an increase in insecurity in greater Isiolo county, it should also be noted that the vehicle was clearly marked. Yes Focal Point
2631 Feb 20 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.2212 29.0824 Unknown Unknown One male UN contracted driver was shot and killed when his truck was ambushed while transporting food items in South Kivu by Uvira town. Yes Focal Point
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
2361 Feb 27 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Shooting Ambush Road 7.090911 17.668887 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Suspected Ex-Seleka members shot and killed six people at an illegal checkpoint south of Makounda in Ouham Prefecture. One of the victims was a national UN education consultant and five were staff members from a local non-governmental organization. The perpetrators, reportedly belonging to the MPC faction, set the vehicle on fire after the shooting. The aid workers were on their way to Makounda. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
2363 Feb 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.545997 36.406492 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed in Rif Dimashq, Eastern Ghouta when he was caught in an air raid while helping civilians affected by earlier aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2369 Feb 17 2018 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.18557 29.446951 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two aid workers were killed and one abducted on February 17th. The attack occurred in the village of Mushikiri located on the Nyanzal Yes Media
2902 Feb 8 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 12.0488796 24.8806896 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed when an unknown civilian entered the INGO compound in Nyala and began shooting. Yes Focal Point
770 Feb 19 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded in armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
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
2905 Feb 5 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 21.43392 91.98703 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff was wounded after mob violence among unaffiliated civilians erupted on the main road to Thainghkhali, near Cox's Bazar. Focal point reports indicate, a group of civilians were stopping buses and INGO vehicles insisting ID's and documents be checked. The staff member was beaten and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he was released later the same day. 4 staff members of a separate INGO were also assaulted but we are uable to confirm the extent of their injuries at this time. Yes Focal Point
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
1842 Feb 18 2013 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One LNGO manager was wounded during clashes between two groups of Al Shabaab fighters. The clash was reportedly triggered by a dispute over the continuation of the LNGO's activities. Yes Official Report
2380 Feb 20 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.558337 36.460617 Unknown Unknown Two national NGO volunteers were killed by artillery shelling while they were helping civilians that were affected by an earlier attack in Douma. Yes Media
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
2381 Feb 27 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.665868 29.211771 Unknown Unknown Gunmen intercepted and abducted an INGO contracted driver and his assistant along the Mweso-Kalembe road axis. The vehicle was clearly marked. No additional information about their whereabouts is available at this time. Yes Official Report
512 Feb 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.16667 24.36667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver briefly abducted and beaten in eastern Jebel Marra in Darfur. Archived Archived
2120 Feb 10 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO security guard was caught in the crossfire when French and ex-Seleka forces began heavy fighting. A stray bullet grazed his head and he received medical attention for his wound. Yes Focal Point
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
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
2920 Feb 21 2020 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.075433 28.981833 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members, one female and two males, were reportedly kidnapped while travelling to a field mission in Kafulo 20km west of Baraka. The abduction occurred at approximately 3:00pm LT, but the driver of the INGO vehicle was released. Further information about perpetrators or any ransom requests is unknown at this time. Pending ACLED
2921 Feb 25 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 6.78124 29.60896 Unaffiliated Community members One male INGO clinic medical clerk was killed by a group of community members from the Pakam community, a sub-set of the Dinka Agar in a suspected revenge killing. The armed raid occurred at the INGO project site in Malek and in addition to the killing, the drug store and food items were destroyed. Pending Official Report
520 Feb 2007 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3554189 44.48949509 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff killed while trying to deliver aid to a neighbourhood in Sadr City [a Shia-dominated area of Baghdad]. Militants stopped his car and asked for his documents. When they saw from his surname that he was a Sunni Muslim, they took him away. His body was found two days later near the capital. Arc Media
3 Feb 1997 Tajikistan 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff, 1 UN international (Nigerian) staff, 1 ICRC international staff and 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped along with other (not included) UN staff, journalist and Tajik govt rep; released 48 hours later. Archived Archived
4 Feb 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO international staff killed by Al ittihad militia in Kismayo. Archived Archived
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
5 Feb 14 1997 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -1.9508511 30.0615075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Kigali Feb 14. Archived Archived
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
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
2143 Feb 11 2015 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown One INGO male national staff member was assaulted. The circumstances around this incident are unknown. However, the man suffered a concussion and an injury to his ear. Yes Focal Point
2677 Feb 5 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.4833 29.45 Unaffiliated Community members One Ebola response team member was assaulted and injured when a group of local residents clashed with aid workers after the transfer of an Ebola case to Tako village in Beni Territory. The organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
807 Feb 1 2009 Pakistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.6618741 72.0639872 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed and 1 INGO national staff wounded, in fighting in Swat, as they tried to bring wounded for treatment. The NGO suspended all activities in Swat, including life-saving operations. Archived Archived
808 Feb 2 2009 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Non-state armed group: Subnational Balochistan Liberation United Front 1 UN international (American) staff official kidnapped and 1 UN national staff driver was killed when gunmen working for the Balochistan Liberation United Front stopped their vehicle; released two months later, 4 April. Archived Archived
2940 Feb 16 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 10.294 22.782 Unknown Unknown One humanitarian was killed according to official reports in Birao. No further information is available at this time. Pending Official Report
809 Feb 2 2009 Sri Lanka 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff abducted and killed 8 days later Archived Archived
810 Feb 17 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.6257334 65.7145053 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An INGO national staffer was shot and killed following threatening letters from armed opposition groups warning residents to cease working for the Afghan government and foreign entities. Yes Official Report
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
812 Feb 21 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed when bandits opened fire on a passenger bus. Archived Archived
813 Feb 26 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32 67.25 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff physicians kidnapped by unknown armed men in southern Zabul province Thursday. Archived Archived
279 Feb 14 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 4 NGO national staff killed in Farah ambush, Feb 14. Archived Archived
280 Feb 25 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff killed in ambush northeast of Kabul, Feb 25. Archived Archived
281 Feb 2004 Colombia 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff shot and killed. Archived Archived
1881 Feb 8 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent volunteer was injured when unknown assailants fired upon the vehicle he was traveling in when delivering aid. Yes Official Report
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
283 Feb 9 2004 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when vehicle ambushed in attempted hijacking between Basrah and Safwan, Feb 9. Archived Archived
2952 Feb 1 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.03 38.74 Unknown Unknown One international male INGO staff member was choked by a perpetrator on the street until he lost consciousness. He was then robbed of all belongings. Yes Focal Point
1089 Feb 1 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.2482128 70.1932137 Unknown Unknown Two days after the attack, the body of an NGO staff member was found by local villagers. It appears that the staff member was traveling on his motorcycle towards his home village when he was abducted and killed execution-style. Motivation for the killing was not established. Yes Official Report
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
1091 Feb 19 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 34.430247 70.448678 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local employee of an INGO was among those killed during a sustained firefight between armed opposition groups and ANP and IMF forces. Several dozen people were killed during the attack at Kabul Bank, where the INGO employee had gone to collect his salary. Yes Official Report
1886 Feb 8 2015 Sudan 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Complex attack Ambush Road 10.55 34.283333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three volunteers from the Sudanese Red Crescent were killed and one seriously injured while returning from the town of Kurmuk after supporting a humanitarian relief mission in the field. The staff were hit by RPG and machine gun fire. Yes Media
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
1093 Feb 23 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.59382 64.37161 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local employee of an INGO was wounded when he was shot by two members of an armed opposition group riding on motorcycle. The attack is thought to be related to the type of activity the INGO undertakes. Yes Official Report
1891 Feb 8 2015 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road -1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown An INGO worker was driving in his private vehicle when armed individuals, who were attempting to stop the car, opened fire. The INGO worker was taken to hospital. Yes Official Report
1893 Feb 21 2015 Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 21.265956 97.67189 Non-state armed group: Subnational Kokang rebels A Myanmar Red Cross volunteer was injured in an attack on a Red Cross convoy traveling from Laukkai. Clashes between ethnic Kokang rebels and the Myanmar army have flared up in recent weeks, although the Myanmar Nationalities Democratic Alliance Army (the main Kokang rebel group) denied any part in the attack. Yes Media
2698 Feb 18 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.783333 33.05 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when shot in accidental crossfire. The perpetrator is currently unknown at this time. Yes Focal Point
1894 Feb 8 2015 Guinea 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.433333 -13.083333 Unaffiliated Community members An Guinea Red Cross volunteer was wounded in an attack by a mob in Forecariah when she tried to provide a burial for a woman suspected to have died from Ebola. Another volunteer was attacked during the incident as but sustained no serious injuries. Yes Official Report
1896 Feb 17 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.869394 31.581437 Unknown Unknown A British aid worker was shot in his car by someone in a secondary vehicle that had pulled up behind him while he was returning to the organizational compound. Pending Media
1898 Feb 17 2015 Myanmar 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 21.156717 97.573478 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two volunteers from the Myanmar Red Cross Society were injured when the convoy that they were traveling in was attacked. The volunteers were part of humanitarian Red Cross marked convoy that was evacuating civilians displaced by fighting in the northern Shan state. The volunteers were taken to hospital with head and abdominal wounds and one of them required surgery for their wounds. Update: Despite receiving medical attention, one of the volunteers passed away on 27 March, 2015, as a result of the gunshot wound sustained in the attack. Yes Media
1900 Feb 24 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN hired consultant and her translator were kidnapped from their car in Sana'a by armed men who were posing as police officers. After nearly six months in captivity, she was released in August 2015. Pending Media
2706 Feb 25 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Project site 3.767564 34.728647 Police or paramilitary Administration Police (AP) One male national INGO staff member sustained a fractured leg after reportedly being assaulted by the Administration Police of the Kalobeyei Settlement area at 11:30pm LT. Yes Focal Point
2972 Feb 8 2019 Mali 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.4842997 -4.18296 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 3 male INGO national staff members were kidnapped by an armed group in the area while travelling through Mopti region. They were held for 5 days then released. Yes Focal Point
2441 Feb 6 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO contracted driver was kidnapped in the Ajira area in Kajo Keji. Approximately eight men approached the vehicle when it was stopped due to a flat tire. It was a private vehicle but clearly marked with the INGO's flag. Other staff members were in the vehicle as well during the attack but they were released in the Bori area with their valuables intact. The vehicle and the driver were still missing when this was reported and their whereabouts were not able to be confirmed upon verification a year later. Yes Official Report
2711 Feb 19 2019 Burkina Faso 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.480656 -1.558156 Unknown Unknown A Red Cross vehicle was ambushed on route between Kaya and Djibo. Unknown perpetrators kidnapped three Red Cross staff and their driver. One staff was released on March 23, 2019, another on April 29, 2019, and one remains in captivity as of June 2020. Yes ACLED
1646 Feb 8 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 34.728099 36.718627 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent driver was injured when an aid convoy came under attack from mortars and gunfire as it was exiting Homs. Yes Official Report
1648 Feb 8 2014 Mali 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16.304936 -0.024646 Non-state armed group: Regional The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) Four ICRC staff members and a veterinarian from another aid organization were kidnapped by MUJAO, a jihadist militant group, while traveling from Kidal to Gao. UPDATE: All five were rescued on 17 April 2014 by French troops near Timbuktu; they are in good health. Yes Media
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
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
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
2450 Feb 19 2017 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.862807 30.217636 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A contracted truck for a UN agency was driving between Diffra and Gola when an armed man attempted to block the road. The driver was able to speed up and avoid the ambush but the perpetrator shot off two rounds, hitting the passenger and killing him and wounding the driver in the thigh. The driver was taken to a UN medical center for treatment. The contracted team was on-duty at the time of the attack. Yes Focal Point
1651 Feb 17 2014 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.216672 70.383361 Unknown Unknown Two national UN staff members, part of a polio vaccination team, were abducted by armed gunmen. Four other team members were also abducted. An investigation is underway. UPDATE: All six were released unharmed on 29 April 2014. Yes Official Report
1652 Feb 18 2014 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.540046 71.463185 Unknown Unknown An INGO-contracted driver was shot in the arm by a man fleeing on a motorcycle; the driver was hospitalized and is in stable condition. Two other staff members were aboard the vehicle but seem to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
2721 Feb 5 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.538535 36.366068 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in Arbeen (Arbin) town, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
1653 Feb 20 2014 Ukraine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 50.450693 30.523241 Police or paramilitary Police One Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer was shot in the leg by a sniper while providing medical assistance during the unrest in Kiev. Yes Media
2722 Feb 13 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.525278 36.352778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in the Damascus suburb Zamalka. Yes Focal Point
1654 Feb 26 2014 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 18.434638 1.416614 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO staff were injured when their vehicle drove over an improvised explosive device (IED) on the road. Both have been hospitalized but are in stable condition. 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
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
68 Feb 18 1999 Sudan 0 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 6 0 0 6 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 9.26 29.8 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC international (Swiss) staff and 4 national RC workers kidnapped. Swiss released in March, Sudanese killed April. Archived Archived
1663 Feb 16 2014 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Unknown 11.441734 31.277537 Unknown Unknown A Sudanese Red Crescent Society volunteer died in a landmine explosion, when he was on his way to respond to an emergency. Yes Official Report
595 Feb 12 2008 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Road 9.600828 43.3331445 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff kidnapped and 1 INGO national staff driver injured by gunmen in northern Somalia- a region disputed by the breakaway states of Puntland and Somaliland; released the next day following an operation by the Somaliland forces. The national staff victim was wounded during the abduction when gunmen opened fire to intercept their vehicle. Archived Archived
1393 Feb 4 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.862093 66.067575 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national NGO staffer was killed when the NGO vehicle hit a roadside IED Yes Official Report
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
1394 Feb 8 2013 Nigeria 0 0 9 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 1 5 3 Shooting Raid Project site 12.000364 8.513792 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Eight polio vaccinators working on a UN agency-sponsored immunization campaign were shot and killed when gunmen stormed two clinics. Pending Media
1396 Feb 13 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 34.786227 70.47759 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national NGO ambulance driver was hit and seriously wounded by small arms fire during an attack by opposition forces on an Afghan Army convoy Yes Official Report
2204 Feb 24 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 48.48188 8.40635 Unknown Unknown One female INGO national staff member was stabbed at the front gate of her home. The robbers took her mobile phone and then fled. She was treated at the hospital. Yes Official Report
1948 Feb 8 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 33.483333 36.35 Unknown Unknown One national aid worker was kidnapped by unknown assailants in Jaramana, Syria. He was released in Beirut 15 days later on February 23, 2014 after negotiations took place between the kidnappers and his family. Yes Focal Point
350 Feb 23 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff murdered in Helmand, Feb 23. Yes Focal Point
1953 Feb 1 2014 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.703257 25.649257 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN contracted truck driver and his truck was hijacked off of a convoy by an unknown armed group while en-route from Ed Daien to Nyala. The driver fled the area. Yes Focal Point
351 Feb 2005 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Public location 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff died at bus station when car bomb exploded. Archived Archived
2225 Feb 28 2016 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 3.11718 43.6469 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers for a local NGO were killed in IED blasts in Baidoa. Yes Official Report
2227 Feb 8 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 0 8 0 0 6 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.6672 65.7536 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Six ICRC staff workers of Afghan nationality have been shot and killed by gunmen in the northern province of Jawzjan. Two more staff members were abducted. The attack on the convoy occurred south of Shibergan while the aid workers were transporting relief supplies to areas affected by the recent snowstorm. The abducted aid workers were released around the 5th of September, 2017. Yes Media
1961 Feb 9 2015 Turkey 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 41.104199 29.317835 Unknown Unknown Unidentified gunmen shot at a car in which the chief of the Turkish Red Crescent in Istanbul, was traveling. Although the chief was able to escape, his driver was shot in the stomach. The driver was treated at Yes Media
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
2231 Feb 9 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.41024 32.574038 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A contractor for a UN agency was shot and killed by SPLA soldiers at a checkpoint in Torit. The circumstances that culminated in the shooting are unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2232 Feb 8 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.179124 43.400012 Unknown Unknown One Red Crescent staff member was killed and seven staff and volunteers were wounded - three of them critically, during a suspected mortar attack. Update: One Red Crescent volunteer who was wounded in the February 8th attack on a SARC distribution centre in Hamadaniya, Aleppo, died as a result of his injuries on February 11th. Yes Focal Point
103 Feb 2000 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 international staff wounded when vehicle ambushed. Archived Archived
2233 Feb 28 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.733389 36.658386 Unknown Unknown One volunteer died while performing humanitarian activities in Al-Waer, Homs. Reportedly, the team he was working with in the field was targeted by aerial artillery fire and he died while rescuing civilians in the area. Yes Media
104 Feb 22 2000 Kenya 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI international (Netherlands) staff shot and killed in Nairobi, Feb 22. Archived Archived
1701 Feb 16 2013 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location -0.360445 42.548779 Police or paramilitary Somaliland Rapid Response Unit (RRU) One local NGO staff member was shot and killed by local police forces at a police station in Kismayo. The individual was injured but later died of his injuries. Yes Official Report
2234 Feb 23 2017 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site 4.742941 45.200936 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Three national aid workers for an INGO were reportedly abducted by suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen at Hajub, near Beledweyne. They were providing humanitarian assistance to drought-affected beneficiaries at the time of the attack. They were all released within a week. Yes Media
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
907 Feb 12 2010 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.79748245 34.18649998 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver was injured and 1 international consultant for the INGO (American) was injured when armed men in the Karamoja region opened fire on a group of vehicles (an INGO vehicle and a rented vehicle). The rental car driver, a police officer and a local official in the second vehicle were killed after their vehicle did not exit the ambush area (deaths not included in the database). Pending Media
908 Feb 17 2010 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff (Canadian) kidnapped after dropping off their child at school. Victim held for ransom and later resuced on 20 Feb. by police in a undercover operation. Pending Media
1709 Feb 8 2013 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 14.205387 24.64345 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member, a security guard supervisor, was found stabbed to death. The perpetrators and the motive are unknown. Yes Focal Point
909 Feb 18 2010 Pakistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 28 66 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 4 INGO national staff including one driver kidnapped after their vehicle was stopped on the road by armed men. 1 INGO national staff driver reported killed 15 June by Taliban after not receiving ransom. Three remaining staff released on 14 July. Pending Media
1714 Feb 5 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 7.597302 29.700877 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted truck driver was severely beaten and killed by unknown armed individuals. The driver's cash and IDs were stolen, but no food from the truck was taken. The driver's assistant managed to escape and reported the incident to the police. Yes Focal Point
1715 Feb 6 2013 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.878453 31.131175 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted truck driver was shot and killed by four armed bandits. The driver's cash and mobile phone were taken. Yes Focal Point
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
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
3049 Feb 18 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national pharmacist and director of an INGO supported health centre was killed by regime shelling in Maarrat Al-Numan. Pending Official Report
3051 Feb 6 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.93062 36.63393 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 3 male national paramedics traveling on the eastern outskirts of Idlib were killed after a Russian coalition airstrike hit the area.  Pending Official Report
922 Feb 2 2010 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 13 -85 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded- no additional details provided. Yes Focal Point
923 Feb 11 2010 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -1.63917 29.07806 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff wounded during ambush while in convoy with another (UN) vehicle. Yes Focal Point
924 Feb 26 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed- no additional details provided. Yes Focal Point
3056 Feb 27 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.6 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two male NGO staff members returning from inspecting a bombing site in northwest Ariha, were wounded and their van damaged from regime shelling.  Pending Official Report
3058 Feb 11 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.699167 36.689167 Non-state armed group: Regional Guardians of Religion Organisation One male national engineer working with an NGO in the area was reportedly kidnapped by members of the al-Qaeda affiliate Guardians of Religion Organisation while traveling on the Dana-Sarmada road. His whereabouts are unknown.  Pending Official Report
3059 Feb 24 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.699167 36.689167 Non-state armed group: Regional Guardians of Religion Organisation One male national NGO staff member was kidnapped after leaving his house in Al-Dana, by al-Qaeda affiliate Guardians of Religion Organisation. His whereabouts are unknown.  Pending Official Report
1735 Feb 9 2013 Kyrgyzstan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 42.841004 74.608645 Unknown Unknown A UN consultant suffered a broken nose when attacked by unknown assailants while on his way home. Yes Focal Point
1736 Feb 10 2013 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 1.566667 30.25 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One national UN worker was severely beaten by FARDC soldiers for having committed adultery. Yes Focal Point
673 Feb 2 2008 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.97357 71.31842 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff kidnapped as they traveled in the org's marked vehicle during mission to Torkham; released with no ransom paid after 14 days. Yes Focal Point
677 Feb 21 2005 Sudan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 7 INGO national staff and three vehicles abducted during a food distribution. The incident lasted slightly more than 24 hours. Head of INGO office managed to negotiate their release with no injuries or ransom. Archived Archived
1480 Feb 13 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One national staff member, participating in a teacher training program, was killed by the Taliban while traveling to his home from Grishk-bazaar. Yes Focal Point
1219 Feb 14 2008 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 1.33333 42.66667 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was killed Yes Focal Point
420 Feb 2006 Colombia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.4417924 -73.0492505 Non-state armed group: National National Liberation Army 2 INGO international (1 British, 1 Dutch) staff kidnapped by ELN in the Norte de Santander, with demands that the govt turn over the body of leader Wildemar Castro. Treated well and released unharmed. Archived Archived
955 Feb 26 2010 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured during a VBIED explosion. Yes Focal Point
2291 Feb 27 2016 Afghanistan 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.8 69.083333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Seven contracted staff from a UN partner agency were abducted in Altamur, Logar province from their work site. All of them were released within a few days after facilitated negotiations by the local shura. Yes Focal Point
2292 Feb 24 2016 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.513282 69.181348 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two contracted partners of a UN agency were wounded when anti-government elements (AGE) shot at their vehicle in Loy Shor after trying to stop it from returning to the agency's office. The driver was able to avoid stopping but he and the passenger were both wounded when the opened fire. They were able to make it to an Afghanistan National Army checkpoint and were transported to the hospital for treatment. Both survived the attack. Yes Focal Point
1225 Feb 2 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was injured in an artillery shelling on his arm and the side of his body. Victim was relocated and arrived in Vavuniye on 23 Feb. He was treated and released from the hospital. Yes Focal Point
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
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
168 Feb 2002 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Staff member Not applicable 1 UN national staff kidnapped and held for 6 days in suspected contractual dispute. Archived Archived
1499 Feb 9 2012 South Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One national staff truck driver was shot and wounded during an armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
2836 Feb 12 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 6.691224 32.936938 Unaffiliated Youths An INGO vehicle travelling between Lawol and Gumuruk at 10:00am LT, was involved in a collision that killed one youth. In response to the incident local youths in the area attacked and killed the driver. The other three national staff in the vehicle escaped the scene on foot and reports indicate they have all been accounted for. Pending Official Report
169 Feb 2002 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
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
2037 Feb 8 2015 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 9.149052 48.420033 Unknown Unknown Reportedly, one local NGO aid worker was killed and one injured when the vehicle that they were travelling in was fired upon by armed men driving in another car. The motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
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
2038 Feb 14 2015 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 6.787273 47.439235 Unaffiliated Not applicable A local NGO worker stabbed a colleague during a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
172 Feb 2002 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff ambushed and killed. Archived Archived
2039 Feb 20 2015 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.03153 45.337701 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two NGO staff members were injured and one killed in a complex attack in Mogadishu. Approximately 25 people were killed by al Shabaab at the Central Hotel and a local mosque close to the hotel as a result. Yes Official Report
173 Feb 2002 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 State: unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staffer killed by aerial bomb. Archived Archived
1236 Feb 2011 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -6.5247123 35.7878438 Unknown Unknown A staff member of an INGO was killed in Tnazania. No other information is available Pending Archived
2841 Feb 19 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 5 2 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 32.888889 36.043056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two male national INGO staff members were killed, and 3 international staff wounded, when their 3 vehicle convoy was ambushed by unknown armed perpetrators between the towns of Nawa and al-Yadudah, Daraa governate. Yes Media
1237 Feb 18 2011 Haiti 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.532498 72.333064 Criminal Unknown A national staff driver of a foreign Red Cross organization sustained a gunshot wound to the arm when his vehicle came under fire from bandits attempting to rob a convoy. Yes Focal Point
2576 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.79209 44.294258 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One male and one female national humanitarian workers were reportedly shot and killed by a Houthi sniper while delivering aid in the Abar area east of the city of Taiz. Yes Media
1238 Feb 21 2011 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.221192 71.049777 Non-state armed group: National Taliban An INGO driver was abducted by the Taliban along with two patients. The patients were released after an hour, and the driver was released after 2 hours. About 15 minutes down the road the driver was abducted again by another group of Taliban and was held until 2100hrs on 22 Feb. Yes Focal Point
2843 Feb 21 2020 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 7.443507 28.773288 Unknown Unknown Two national INGO staff were seriously injured when their organization vehicle was ambushed by unknown armed men on the Tonj-Cueibet Road, in Warrap. Reports indicate they were able to escape the attack in the vehicle. Pending Official Report
1239 Feb 15 2011 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.183623 29.448832 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was wounded in both his arms after unidentified armed men in military clothing at the side of the road shot at his vehicle, Yes Focal Point
2844 Feb 18 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.035 36.836 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male NGO manager was killed by airstrikes near the primary care health facility in Maret al-Nasan, northeast of Idlib city. Reports indicate the health facility where the staff member worked was destroyed by airstrikes on February 10, and he was returning to the area to collect materials that survived the first aerial bombardment. Pending Media
1241 Feb 28 2011 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.67818 66.80325 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Three drivers of UN contracted trucks were abducted by Taliban fighters who looted the food, and burnt the trucks Yes Focal Point
2845 Feb 25 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.719247 33.580573 Unknown Unknown The driver of an INGO vehicle was ambushed by a group of unknown armed men while travelling on the Kapoeta-Budi Road. The staff sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and was robbed once the vehicle stopped. Pending Official Report
1777 Feb 1 2013 Senegal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 14.699193 -17.467716 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was on his way to the office when two men on a scooter attempted to steal his laptop bag. He was stabbed and was treated at a clinic. Yes Focal Point
1778 Feb 12 2013 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16.075451 43.37951 Staff member Contractor One national INGO staff member was abducted by a disgruntled vendor who was contracted by the same INGO. The incident appears to be related to a contract dispute: the vendor was asked to suspend sales over allegations of misconduct. Yes Focal Point
2584 Feb 18 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Project site 35.825691 36.682449 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO volunteer was critically wounded after a VBIED exploded, while carrying out humanitarian duties in Idlib. The volunteer is reportedly in a coma due to these injuries. Yes Media
2585 Feb 21 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 6.203993 31.558729 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) One INGO staff member distributing food in the morning inside the PoC site was assaulted by an IDP. The reason for the assault is unknown, and the staff member's minor injuries were treated locally. Yes Official Report
1782 Feb 3 2013 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.416297 41.215314 Aid recipient Refugees One national INGO social worker was injured during an altercation with a group of Syrian refugees. There was a disagreement concerning service delivery between the social worker and one of the Syrian refugees, and more than 25 other Syrian refugees became involved. The social worker and one of the refugees were hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
2586 Feb 28 2019 Somalia 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.76956 42.06527 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 6 national aid workers have reportedly been kidnapped in the Gedo region of Somalia. Initial reports indicate around 10 people were taken, but some managed to escape and alert authorities. Although no group has officially taken responsibility, Al Shabaab is being blamed. Yes Media
2852 Feb 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road -0.1549602 29.2437011 Unknown Unknown One UN agency contracted driver transporting 33 tons of food from Goma to Mangina was killed near the town of Kasegha, south of Lubero. Focal point reports indicate the driver exited the vehicle for a rest and a nearby grenade unearthed on the road by a construction worker exploded. Yes Focal Point
2061 Feb 7 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.804 32.6906 Unknown Unknown A health worker for an INGO was shot and killed while traveling between Ying and Rirnyang in Ulang County. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
2065 Feb 18 2016 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 9.527988 31.668235 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national INGO staff members were killed at their project site as a result of ethnic violence that broke out in the Malakal Protection of Civilian site. About 18 people were killed, inclusive of the two aid workers. Yes Official Report
2600 Feb 8 2018 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.99845 -2.95453 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national INGO staff member was abducted by a Non-State Armed Group and released two days later after local negotiations took place. The abduction occurred while the staff member was on-route in a vehicle to his destination in the Douentza region. Yes Focal Point
2864 Feb 28 2020 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 6.068974 31.605935 Host state Youths One national INGO community facilitator was injured during mob violence between a group of youth and police. Official reports indicate armed youth attempting to raid cattle near Aluakluak were met by police and three youths were killed in the clash. In retaliation, the mob of youth responded on the community killing two people including the INGO staff member, who received medical attention for his injuries. Pending Official Report
2067 Feb 26 2016 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.243601 29.796982 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A convoy of UN trucks was travelling north of Bentiu Camp after delivering goods and were attacked by armed assailants. One of trucks was fired upon when trying to escape and the assistant driver was killed as a result. Yes Official Report
2068 Feb 16 2016 Afghanistan 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.498229 67.761598 Unknown Unknown Five ICRC staff members were abducted while on their way to carry out an assessment, with the aim to assist communities in the Waghaz district of Ghazni. They were later all released on 19th February. Yes Official Report
2069 Feb 15 2016 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 9 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.647987 36.679543 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Nine INGO supported staff members have been killed in a series of bombings on the hospital where they worked. Ten other staff members were wounded (not yet counted). The hospital was hit four times in the attack. Yes Official Report
2070 Feb 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -4.297905 28.956099 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed assailants fired upon an INGO vehicle, injuring the driver who had to be take to Fizi hospital. Yes Official Report
2076 Feb 22 2016 Angola 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road -8.842144 13.243225 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member was shot in the leg travelling via motorcycle from the airport. He was shot by two armed robbers while they were stealing his bag. Yes Official Report
2612 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 15.328226 45.874382 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One national male UN contracted staff was injured when his truck carrying aid was reportedly hit by an SLC airstrike in Al Hashawah district, on route to Al Akaik. All commodities in the truck were totally damaged. Yes Official Report
2077 Feb 17 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 9.569346 31.674335 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO security guard was assaulted and killed in the fighting that erupted between Dinka, Shilluk and Nuer communities in the Malakal Protection of Civilians site. Yes Official Report
1272 Feb 4 2011 Papua New Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -9.4790411 147.1498139 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was injured in a car-jacking. Yes Focal Point
1542 Feb 3 2012 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound -0.45275 39.64601 Aid recipient Not applicable One refugee male day worker was severely assaulted during a riot at the INGO's compound. Yes Focal Point
1543 Feb 3 2012 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site -0.45275 39.64601 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was beaten with an iron bar and received treatment from MSF Holland at their medical facility. Yes Focal Point
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
215 Feb 2003 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Project site 31.41667 34.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in Younis Refugee Camp. Archived Archived
2883 Mar 11 2019 Burkina Faso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.1005099 -1.6226538 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was kidnapped on the road in Djibo, Soum by unknown perpetrators. Focal point reports indicate the staff are now safe. Yes Focal Point
219 Mar 2003 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in ambush in Kismayo. Archived Archived
220 Mar 10 2003 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff beaten with rifle butt and kicked when the agency's and an INGO's vehicles ambushed in Darfur, March 10. Archived Archived
2887 Mar 20 2020 Yemen 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 12.7794399 45.0366707 Unknown Unknown Two Emirates Red Crescent aid workers were reportedly kidnapped by unknown armed perpetrators in the port city of Aden and later found dead. Pending Media
221 Mar 27 2003 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss and El Salvador) staff shot and killed in ambush north of Kandahar City, March 27. Archived Archived
2888 Mar 19 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Unknown 32.626434 36.1033061 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff member was killed during an outbreak of violence in the western suburb of Jilin, Daraa. Pending Media
222 Mar 2003 Cote D'Ivoire 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Unknown Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff killed. Archived Archived
2627 Mar 2 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.22902 31.43816 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was assaulted by criminals after the car that he was traveling in was ambushed on the road in Mayom. Robbery was reported as the most likely motive for the incident. Yes Focal Point
223 Mar 9 2003 Liberia 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff and 1 international killed on road, March 9. Archived Archived
1286 Mar 31 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.3448 61.49321 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members of a demining NGO were abducted along with their marked vehicle while they were in transit to their project site. Information has surfaced that one of the three abductees was released on the 11th of April, and two days later (i.e. the 13th of April), the remaining two were released. Yes Official Report
224 Mar 13 2003 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 1.66607 27.00836 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member kidnapped in Badiya, Ituri, along with 3 civilians on March 13 and released 4 days later. Archived Archived
1287 Mar 10 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was shot in the head while traveling along Juba - Jebel road, and was hospitalized Yes Official Report
1288 Mar 6 2012 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown A UN international staffer was kidnapped along with his Sudanese driver as they headed towards the office near Al-Hilal stadium in downtown Nyala. The two were kidnapped by unknown armed men driving a Land Cruiser vehicle. UPDATE: The driver was released shortly after the abduction, and the international staffer was released 86 days later following concerted negotiations. Pending Media
761 Mar 21 2007 Indonesia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff contracted guards hospitalized Archived Archived
762 Mar 21 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member hospitalized after attack. Motive related to ethnic violence. Yes Focal Point
1293 Mar 29 2012 Pakistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.800043 66.8500394 Unknown Unknown Two national staffers of a UN agency were shot dead when unidentified gunmen attacked a vehicle. Another employee of the UN agency sustained serious injuries in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2102 Mar 30 2016 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Public location 5.764345 20.670528 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two people on a motorcycle threw a grenade into a popular restaurant in Bambari near the central market. About 11 people were injured, including two INGO staff members that had to be medically evacuated to Bangui. One waitress died (not countered here) and 6 other humanitarian staff members from a local NGO and a UN agency were injured (pending further investigation before entry into AWSD). Yes Official Report
2365 Mar 1 2018 Nigeria 4 2 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 4 Complex attack Raid Project site 12.270081 14.463596 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Boko Haram fighters raided the north-eastern town of Rann, home to a camp housing 55,000 internally displaced persons. Armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades the insurgent group attacked the military post guarding the camp. Initial reports state that 3 aid workers contracted by the UN (from two different agencies), all Nigerian nationals, were killed in the attack. One nurse, a third party contractor to a UN agency, was kidnapped. Two midwives, both female aid workers and supported by an INGO, were also kidnapped by the militant group. Other unconfirmed reports suggest that there may have been more abductions. This incident will be updated when more information becomes available. Updates: 1. (Kidnapped/killed - Monday, September 17th, 2018) One of the kidnapped midwives was killed on or around September 17th. The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria called the act, "cowardly, heinous and despicable." She was killed by Boko Haram while she was held captive. 2. (Kidnapped/killed) - On October 16th, 2018 the ICRC confirmed that another female healthcare worker (midwife) that had been kidnapped by Boko Haram in March was executed by the group. She was 24 years old. Yes Media
1038 Mar 24 2010 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 national staff of an INGO were kidnapped and held for eight days. Yes Focal Point
2377 Mar 14 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.231487 29.800503 Unaffiliated Youths A UN agency contracted truck driver received a head injury during an assault in Bentiu on March 14th. Local youths threw stones at the truck which broke the windscreen and caused the injury. The driver was treated at an INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
507 Mar 14 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 10.53018 29.93292 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped when a commercial truck hired by an INGO to transport items for its water and sanitation programme was hijacked at Kaura (on the El Fasher-Kabkabiya road) by three armed men, 14 March. Archived Archived
2379 Mar 18 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -0.15496 29.243701 Unknown Unknown A national staff member for an INGO was killed by gunmen in Bwatsinge village, Lubero. At this time there is no further information available about this incident. Yes Official Report
2118 Mar 2 2015 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.791773 29.045993 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members were kidnapped on March 2nd by unknown assailants in North Kivu province. They were allegedly released a few days later according to a UN official who made a comment about the release via the agency's social media account. Yes Media
2382 Mar 17 2018 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.050221 29.514285 Unknown Unknown According to a report, on March 17th a 20-vehicle NGO convoy was attacked by armed assailants in Virunga Park. During the attack, the convoy lead was injured and needed to be taken to the hospital. Twenty-one people from the convoy were abducted by the armed group and were still being held in captivity on March 20th, 2018. Until a few details can be confirmed, the twenty-one people that have reportedly been abducted are not yet counted here. Yes Official Report
2914 Mar 4 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO reception centre guard was injured when he was attacked by a group of nearby male civilians. INGO staff were attempting to instruct a woman on infant bathing safety, when she became irritable. As the group of nearby men heard the issue they approached the staff holding knives. The staff fled and the nearby guard attempted to control the mob when he was stabbed. He was taken to a health facility where he received medical attention. Yes Focal Point
513 Mar 2007 Iraq 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI national staff driver seriously wounded in a shooting in Baghdad; was evacuated from the country. Archived Archived
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
2915 Mar 10 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Aid recipient Refugees One male INGO guard at a refugee camp in Kyegegwa was injured when a refugee cut him with a razor blade after mob violence erupted over missing documentation. Yes Focal Point
514 Mar 8 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff killed when vehicles of INGO came under fire in Shar-e-Pul Province, March 8. 3 Afghans were robbed (not included) but let go while the German was killed later. Archived Archived
2384 Mar 29 2018 Azerbaijan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Landmine Ambush Road 41.071472 43.839254 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members were killed and two injured when the vehicle that they were driving hit an anti-tank landmine that detonated on impact. The incident occurred in the Ghazanchi area of Nagorno Karabakh on March 29th. Yes Media
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
515 Mar 13 2007 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff abducted in front of their son by unknown men and found dead the next day. Yes Focal Point
2385 Mar 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.513742 36.347101 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Four national male volunteers were killed during air strikes in Ein Tarma, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
786 Mar 14 2007 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -0.35817 42.54536 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff Chairman killed in Olympic district by unknown gunmen. Reports add that he had travelled from Kismayo to attend a workshop. Yes Official Report
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
2387 Mar 10 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.140888 36.755199 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids on Idlib while fulfilling emergency response duties. Yes Media
2388 Mar 16 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.540668 36.43275 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2389 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike that hit the organization's office in Ain Trma. The organization reports that the attack was deliberate. Yes Media
2390 Mar 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.520918 36.364792 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed by a secondary airstrike in Haza (Hazeh), Eastern Ghouta when he was helping civilians affected by an earlier aerial attack. The organization's service center and an ambulance were also destroyed in the incident. Yes Media
2660 Mar 17 2018 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.231 124.240967 Unknown Unknown A female national staff member was a victim of robbery in Iligan city (Philippines) while withdrawing cash from the ATM machine. She was hit in the face 4 times, resulting in a hematoma, and stabbed with an ice pick or screwdriver twice in the stomach. No internal organs were damaged but one of the wounds needed stiches. She was released from hospital the next day. Yes Focal Point
2922 Mar 2 2020 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 14.6370201 43.0550499 Non-state armed group: National Houti Forces One suspected UN agency truck carrying relief supplies reportedly exploded injuring the driver when it struck an IED allegedly planted by pro-Houti Forces on the Durayhimi road, Al Hudayah. Pending ACLED
2391 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer died after sustaining life-threatening injuries while helping affected civilians after an attack in Douma, Eastern Ghouta. Two other volunteers were also killed in the same area by artillery shelling while supporting civilians affected by earlier attacks. Yes Media
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
2393 Mar 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was injured in Douma by an artillery shell during a rescue mission to evacuate wounded civilians from the area. Yes Media
2924 Mar 31 2020 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.382258 31.419555 Non-state armed group: Subnational Murle Tribesman One UN agency contracted truck was ambushed by suspected Murle Tribesman while travelling from Pajut to Bor. The driver's assistant was shot during the ambush, but the truck was able to return to Pajut where the assistant received medical attention and is in stable condition. Pending Official Report
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
2394 Mar 25 2018 South Sudan 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.1079 30.964542 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) On March 25th, seven NGO workers were abducted by SPLA-IO opposition forces outside Yei, Central Equatorial. The aid workers were part of a convoy that was delivering supplies to health centers in Kupera, Limuro, Wuji, and Koyoko. Along with their three vehicles, they were all released on April 15th and were reported to be in good health. Yes Official Report
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
1069 Mar 23 2010 Ethiopia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8 39 Unaffiliated Oromo clan A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked with rudimentary weapons by the Oromo clan and food looted while on the road through Oromo territory; two drivers were slightly injured. Yes Focal Point
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
2140 Mar 24 2015 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.706199 69.383108 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO staff members were abducted while driving to a project site. They were released one day later. Yes Focal Point
2141 Mar 9 2015 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.038333 21.758664 Unknown Unknown Two male INGO aid workers were kidnapped and held for over 24 hours. Yes Focal Point
2937 Mar 7 2020 Central African Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.409167 20.653056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two humanitarian staff members were hit with stray bullets during clashes in Ndele at the beginning of March (exact date unknown). One staff member was killed and the other injured. More information is unavailable at this time. Pending Official Report
540 Mar 24 2007 Sri Lanka 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 8.9780188 79.9148547 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff injured when Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers exploded a claymore mine targeting a vehicle belonging to the aid agency in Mannar at around 12.30pm on Saturday. Archived Archived
2678 Mar 31 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.15 29.283333 Unaffiliated Community members Two Ebola response team members were assaulted and injured by a group of local residents in Butembo. The team was preforming a burial of one Ebola victim in Mwemero Cellule, Wayene Quarter, Bulengera Commune of Butembo, when they were attacked. The injured staff were taken to the Butembo Ebola sub-coordination office for first aid. Organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
1878 Mar 31 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.211683 37.1473 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
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
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
817 Mar 4 2009 Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff in Vanni was killed by shelling Wednesday around 5:00 p.m. while return from sending some of the seriously wounded patients from Maaththa'lan hospital in ICRC ship. Archived Archived
818 Mar 6 2009 Mozambique 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Mob violence Project site -15.11646 39.2666 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 national Red Cross workers killed by mobs accusing them of deliberately infecting water sources with the agent that causes cholera. They were, in fact, disinfecting the water with chlorine. Archived Archived
284 Mar 7 2004 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One Red Crescent national staff member was shot dead in an ambush approximately 3 kilometers from Qalat, March 7. The Taliban has been suspected in this incident. Archived Archived
819 Mar 14 2009 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff driver injured when UN agency-hired commercial truck transporting food supplies from El Obeid to Nyala was attacked by two armed bandits. The perpetrators, in an attempt to stop the vehicle, fired one shot which hit the driver on the arm. Though injured, the driver did not stop and continued to Nyala. Upon arrival, he was admitted to the Nyala Teaching hospital. Archived Archived
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
820 Mar 14 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.2859776 80.7161013 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam 1 UN national staff injured: On Saturday (March 14) a UN aid worker who sustained injuries due to LTTE attacks was rescued by security forces in general area Puthukkudiyirippu. Archived Archived
288 Mar 21 2004 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 0 1 2 Shooting Ambush Road 9.560335 44.069722 Non-state armed group: National Al-Ittihad al-Islami Two INGO (1 Kenyan national, 1 national) staff killed and 1 international (German) staff wounded in ambush in Somaliland at a roadblock outside the capital Hargeisa. Reportedly, members of Al-Ittihad al-Islami opened fire on the team. Archived Archived
821 Mar 15 2009 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 36.727865 68.867998 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured when stopped by four armed individuals riding motorcycles.The employee was beaten and robbed of his valuables as well as his own motorcycle.After the beating he was released and warned against working with NGOs. Yes Official Report
822 Mar 15 2009 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.99267 68.01635 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff driver was abducted with his vehicle in the vicinity of Ghandak village, early evening of 16 March. Following reported negotiations between the ANP and AOG elements, the NGO worker was released the next day. The NGO vehicle is believed to be still in the possession of AOG. Archived Archived
823 Mar 14 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.878 80.70382459 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A UN national staffer kidnapped and forcibly conscripted by LTTE along with 3 dependents (not included). Yes Official Report
824 Mar 16 2009 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 3.80958 43.24628 Unknown Unknown 3 UN international (1 Azerbaijan, 1 Ghanean, 1 French) staff and 1 UN national staff abducted in Wajid, southern Somalia. They have been abducted by gunmen despite their own armed escort - and with no shots fired - as they prepared to leave the country for Nairobi. Archived Archived
1094 Mar 12 2011 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 35.61527 68.65967 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff of a local NGO was killed most likely as a result of a confrontation with individuals with whom he was involved in a personal dispute. The death is not thought to be linked to his affiliation with an NGO. Yes Official Report
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
826 Mar 16 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff gravely wounded (leg severed) as a result of shelling in the no fire zone, and later died due to lack of medical care. Yes Focal Point
2427 Mar 24 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was struck by a stray round in the marketplace. The staff member was not on-duty at the time and the incident was most likely not the result of him working for an international non-governmental organization. Yes Focal Point
827 Mar 18 2009 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor shot dead in Mogadishu overnight by unknown gunmen. Archived Archived
828 Mar 21 2009 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.75 80.16667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded and several of his family members killed (not included) by a shell that hit a shelter Putumattalam last Saturday. Archived Media
829 Mar 21 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff was beaten in ambush - 4 national staff of 2 INGOs were returning to Archived Archived
1099 Mar 29 2011 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.30966 -4.01266 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local staff, the head of an INGO, was kidnapped by an armed group while he was headed to a suburb of Abidjan to evacuate staff after violent clashes in that area. He was released two days later. Yes Official Report
2430 Mar 30 2017 Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 41.503471 -5.746788 Criminal Unknown The senior staff member of a local non-governmental organization was kidnapped from his hotel at 3 am and held in captivity for 30 hours before being released. The assailants extorted money (or tied to extort money) from the victim. Yes Focal Point
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
39 Mar 22 1998 Sierra Leone 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9967363 -10.9495705 Non-state armed group: National Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) 1 ICRC national staff member (and his son) killed during killed in an exchange of fire between ECOMOG and the AFRC/RUF near Segbwema. Archived Archived
40 Mar 6 1998 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed March 6. Archived Archived
1103 Mar 28 2011 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 4.5897813 -7.3887946 Unknown Unknown A national staff of an INGO was killed in unknown circumstances, during violence in the western part of the country, while on leave to attend to family matters. Yes Official Report
2968 Mar 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.325 15.322222 Criminal Unknown One female INGO national staff member was robbed and beaten by criminals and left by the Congo river. Yes Focal Point
42 Mar 1998 Rwanda 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site -1.9646631 30.0644358 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO staff killed in armed assault on camp (presumed here to be national staff). Archived Archived
1105 Mar 21 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown Two guards seriously injured when five armed men entered the premises of an INGO clinic. The robbers stole all the medicines and fled. The two guards were treated at the hospital, one for a fractured hand and the other for facial injuries. Yes Official Report
1902 Mar 12 2015 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Project site 4.85 31.6 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO international aid worker and one national staff person were injured when their car was carjacked by a group of armed men. The aid worker was returning to his compound when the attack occurred at the gate of the compound. As the armed men were fleeing in the vehicle they stole, they indiscriminately shot rounds at the compound, hitting the INGO worker in the leg and the driver in the neck, both who have received medical attention for their wounds and will recover. Yes Focal Point
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
1903 Mar 27 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two INGO national staff members were seriously injured during an air assault (an additional member suffered minor injuries). Yes Media
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
1904 Mar 31 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Project site 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown A volunteer for the Syrian branch of the Palestine Red Crescent, was shot and killed in a refugee camp near Damascus. Yes Media
1905 Mar 30 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 15.552727 48.516388 Unknown Unknown A volunteer of the Yemen Red Crescent Society Al-Dhalea YRCS branch was critical injured on 30 March and later died of the injuries (31 March). He was shot in the abdomen while coming to the aid of people who had been wounded in fighting in the Al Sulaf area of Zubaid in southern Al-Dhalea Governorate. He was severely injured when someone started shooting randomly hitting one of the YRCS ambulances during armed confrontations. He was taken to the hospital where he died the following morning. Yes Media
1906 Mar 30 2015 Mali 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 17.570692 -3.996166 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Malian Red Cross volunteer was ambushed by MUJAO while driving an aid truck from Goa to Niamey. Armed militants opened fire on the vehicle and shot the volunteer, who died. Another volunteer--the passenger--was wounded in the attack. The extent of the passenger's injuries is currently unknown. MUJAO allegedly stated that the INGO was attacked because it is "working for the enemy" Yes Official Report
1910 Mar 3 2015 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 32.927129 66.141526 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Five aid workers were shot and killed, weeks after being abducted in Trinkot, Uruzgan province. The kidnapping occurred on March 3rd by armed gunmen allegedly belonging to the Taliban, even though no group has yet claimed the attack. The bodies of the five aid workers were discovered in Chanarto district on April 10th. Yes Media
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
2717 Mar 12 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 6.514587 21.960187 Non-state armed group: National The Popular Front for the Rebirth of Central African Republic (FPRC) One male national INGO staff member died after being reportedly beaten and tortured by FPRC Fighters southwest of Bria city in Piya District. The staff member and other employees were working on a well project when the rebel fighters approached the project site at 11:00am LT and demanded information about a supposed theft of boots/flashlights and missing rangers. When the group of staff were not able to provide any useful information, the staff member was taken and killed. Yes ACLED
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
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
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
2451 Mar 29 2017 Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 25.395724 97.399952 Non-state armed group: National Kachin Independence Army (KIA) One UN contracted off-duty guard was abducted by a KIA battalion that forcibly tried to recruit him into their army. This occurred in the Hparew village which is 16 kilometers west of Mytikyina. UNDSS and the local KLA liaison officer were involved in securing his release, which occurred on April 1st, 2017. Yes Focal Point
1655 Mar 4 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 34.464669 69.119684 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff sustained injuries when he was robbed and stabbed by three robbers. Yes Official Report
1656 Mar 7 2014 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 32.270122 65.049756 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN-contracted deminer, along with two civilians, was killed by an IED fixed to a motorcycle. Yes Official Report
1657 Mar 8 2014 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.410238 20.651292 Non-state armed group: National Seleka One ICRC staff member was killed during a clash between French troops and Seleka rebels. Three other ICRC staff were present but were unhurt. Yes Official Report
2726 Mar 1 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.616667 36.1 Unknown Unknown One volunteer in Daraa was killed by a stray bullet. Yes Media
1658 Mar 11 2014 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three UN-contracted vaccinators were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. Yes Official Report
2459 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.012602 36.671452 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Maarat Misreen, Idlib, Syria, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
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
2460 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
1661 Mar 20 2014 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown One ICRC warehouse storekeeper was killed by a stray bullet while on his way home from work in a private car. Yes Official Report
1662 Mar 20 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.640653 61.987215 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO employee working for a health clinic was abducted by anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
69 Mar 1999 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Individual attack Project site -1.03471 41.49756 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 1 INGO international staff killed in Ras Kambooni, lower Juba, while meeting with elders. Suspected to be carried out by Al-Ittihad militia. Archived Archived
1665 Mar 26 2014 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.102489 66.920229 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three UN-contracted deminers, while traveling in a private vehicle, were abducted at gunpoint by anti-government elements. UPDATE: All three were freed unharmed on 31 March in Shinkay District. Yes Official Report
597 Mar 15 2008 Pakistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Turkish) staff killed and 2 INGO international staff injured when a bomb exploded in a restaurant in Pakistan's capital at dinner time. 11 others injured in the blast (not included) Yes Focal Point
598 Mar 20 2008 Sudan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.4208997 23.0738882 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff of state water corporation team partner program, hijacked and kidnapped. Archived Archived
1397 Mar 1 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.508172 69.826566 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three national NGO staffers were wounded when their vehicle detonated an IED.Unclear if it had recently been planted or if the NGO was specifically targeted Yes Official Report
1667 Mar 19 2014 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 4.249962 18.416691 Unknown Unknown One INGO driver was stabbed by armed men who seized a water pump and demanded money for its return. Yes Official Report
599 Mar 22 2008 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.38367 28.80767 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff contracted drivers on their way to the Abyei state were stabbed to death by six assailants. Yes Focal Point
1398 Mar 5 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.035312 27.76364 Unknown Unknown An INGO worker was assaulted and robbed, sustaining serious injuries. Yes Official Report
600 Mar 24 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was killed. Yes Focal Point
1399 Mar 10 2013 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.595324 29.992201 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member and driver were ambushed and shot by armed robbers while riding in a humanitarian relief convoy. Yes Official Report
1670 Mar 22 2014 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0