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ID Month Day Year Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Sort descending 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
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
1020 Oct 14 2010 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.13929 46.62413 Unknown Unknown A British national working for an INGO was kidnapped in Somalia near the border with Ethiopia. Released on Oct 19. A Somali co-worker was also taken but was released hours later. Pending Media
752 Jul 21 2007 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 18.555277 -72.338333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Carrefour-feuilles, Port-au-Prince, July 21; released by kidnappers on July 23 at c. 20:30. Vehicle stolen during kidnapping but recovered by police. Archived Archived
1282 Oct 8 2011 Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 0.3177137 32.5813539 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member on leave from Sudan was assaulted and injured together with her boyfriend during a robbery in Kampala. Yes Focal Point
1283 Apr 21 2012 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.79781 42.95452 Non-state armed group: Subnational Ansar al-Sharia Armed men kidnapped a French international staffer of as he was travelling from north Yemen to the Red Sea port city of Hudaida. After being held for three months, the victim was released; handed over by a group called Ansar al-Shari'a in Shabwa. Still unclear who was behind the kidnapping. Pending Media
1551 May 13 2009 Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 6.0201774 80.2474836 Unknown Unknown One female UN staff member was physically and sexually assaulted while on R&R in country. The motive appears to be political for a number of reasons, including because her belongings were searched during the assault as well as the location where she was treated. Yes Focal Point
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
2093 May 25 2016 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.527988 31.668235 Unknown Unknown Two INGO contractors were physically assaulted by six unidentified persons during an attempted robbery. The victims sustained injuries were referred to an NGO clinic in order to receive medical treatment. Yes Official Report
225 Apr 8 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff killed during crossfire in Baghdad on April 8. Archived Archived
2095 Jun 7 2016 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown Armed men entered an INGO compound through a perimeter fence and tricked the staff into opening the door. The men were armed with machetes and assaulted the staff and guards. Two international aid workers had to medically evacuated to South Africa for treatment. Yes Official Report
1558 Aug 18 2013 India 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 18.970715 72.819421 Unknown Unknown One American working for an NGO was slashed by an assailant on her face and neck and robbed while on a commuter train. Pending Media
489 Nov 8 2006 Eritrea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 15.25 37.5 Unknown Unknown Two UN international staff seriously injured when their car hit a landmine in the middle of the main road from Tsorena to Forto, inside the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ), Nov. 8. Archived Archived
491 Nov 24 2006 Lesotho 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -29.6039267 28.3350193 Unknown Unknown 1 IO international (Dutch) staff shot dead outside the house of Lesotho's trade and industry minister, where the victim was staying. Motive unknown, but attack came shortly after Parliament was dissolved to pave the way for elections Archived Archived
495 Jun 27 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 11.005922 29.718875 Unknown Unknown One INGO international staff working on demining was beaten up in a market in Kadugli due to labor dispute with national workers. UNMIS national guard intervened to get mob to release him. Vehicle confiscated by national authorities. Archived Archived
1035 Oct 15 2010 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Project site 4.9 33.8 Unknown Unknown An international technical expert for a demining INGO was killed during an explosion while working at a mine clearance site. An investigation is underway as to the exact cause of the incident. Yes Official Report
1563 Aug 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 34.816435 67.816707 Unknown Unknown Two international aid workers were kidnapped and safely released three days later. Security officials said it was probably the work of hostage takers since the area is not a stronghold of the insurgency. Yes Official Report
1037 Jul 8 2010 Kyrgyzstan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 42.87 74.59 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO staff member (American) was physically assaulted and wounded while returning home late in the evening with another international staff. Both were robbed, but it is not clear if this was the only motive for the incident. Yes Focal Point
1298 May 2 2012 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.51952 65.25094 Unknown Unknown An INGO international staff member was killed in his room and another wounded when a group of four armed men raided the INGO compound. Internationals were clearly targeted. Yes Official Report
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
1833 Oct 2 2014 Ukraine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 48.014839 37.802772 Non-state armed group: Subnational Donetsk People's Republic One ICRC worker was killed when a shell landed near the office in Donetsk. According to various media reports, the Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels aligned with the Donetsk People's Republic traded blame for the attack. Yes Official Report
1834 Oct 1 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.951414 39.026307 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One INGO worker was kidnapped by ISIS in Ar-Raqqah, while on his way to Deir Ezzour. UPDATE: The individual was killed in November 2014. Pending Media
774 May 6 2008 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 13 -85 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO international staff abducted by 'disgruntled beneficiary' and held for two days. Yes Focal Point
1304 May 18 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 7.6999269 27.9910035 Staff member Not applicable One staffer of a UN agency was attacked and beaten severely with a stick in his office. The attack was reportedly related to an employment administrative issue. Yes Official Report
2911 Oct 22 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.9806034 38.7577605 Criminal Unknown Two female INGO international staff members walking back to their hotel from an event in Addis Ababa were attacked by four unknown criminal men and strangled until they were unconcious, where they were then robbed. Once the staff members gained consciousness they walked back to the hotel and reported the incident. Yes Focal Point
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
1581 Sep 23 2013 Kenya 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location -1.256975 36.803277 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN personnel and a UN contractor were reported injured during a complex attack by al-Shabaab at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
2653 Apr 19 2019 Nigeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Raid Public location 10.312581 7.679319 Unknown Unknown On April 19 2019 at 11:40 pm LT, armed assailants entered a hotel resort in Kaduna state and began shooting, killing two individuals including one female international INGO aid worker. After firing at hotel guests the armed assailants reportedly took away three people, whose whereabouts are unknown at the time of writing. Yes Media
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
1848 Oct 25 2014 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.840985 31.614001 Unknown Unknown One INGO international staff member was injured when two individuals on a boda boda stole her purse. The staff member was hospitalized but released soon thereafter. Yes Official Report
2122 Dec 30 2015 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 32.887209 13.191338 Staff member Ex-employee An employee that had been fired from an INGO returned to the office, threatened and severely assaulted the Operations Manager whom he blamed for his termination. Yes Focal Point
2658 May 14 2018 Algeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 36.883333 3.716667 Unaffiliated Not applicable One international female INGO consultant was raped by two individuals in their home on May 14, 2018 in Djinet town. The staff member was offered a site seeing trip by the couple, who then kidnapped her and took her to their residence where the sexual assault occurred. After an investigation charges were laid on both individuals. Yes Media
1059 Jul 11 2010 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Unknown Public location 0.3177137 32.5813539 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 1 international (American) who was working with an INGO was killed when a bomb exploded on a rugby field in Kampala, during the bombings that took place during the World Cup. Pending Media
1588 Oct 6 2013 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.306405 44.1896 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member was ambushed and kidnapped by armed men while he was in his vehicle. UPDATE: He was released on 8 November 2014. Yes Official Report
1855 Nov 11 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 35.933094 64.750028 Aid recipient Not applicable One ICRC staff member, while visting Maimana prison to distribute winter clothes, was stabbed in the throat by a prisoner. He was hospitalized immediately. Yes Official Report
1590 Oct 6 2013 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.839911 31.611074 Unknown Unknown Two UN staff members were severely assaulted and sustained multiple stab wounds at the vicinity of their compound in the evening. They were admitted into a hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
1323 Jul 3 2012 Philippines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Office/compound 15.0251068 120.6870474 Unknown Unknown A Dutch national working for a local NGO was shot and killed by morotrcylce riding gunment in front of his office. Yes Official Report
2663 Nov 4 2018 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.3 13.4 Unknown Unknown Two international INGO staff were assaulted and robbed of their phones. One staff member was hit by a perpetrator and required stitches on the wound. Yes Focal Point
1858 Nov 16 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.336 40.145 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An international aid worker was kidnapped and later beheaded by terrorists. Pending Media
2 Jan 1997 Rwanda 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.49984 29.63497 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (Spanish) staff killed, 1 INGO international (US) staff gravely wounded during armed raid on INGO compound in Ruhengeri, Rwanda. Archived Archived
260 Oct 2003 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff shot dead in their home. Archived Archived
261 Oct 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff killed when shot at workplace. Archived Archived
2397 Apr 7 2018 Papua New Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -6.127153 143.420306 Unknown Unknown On April 7th, a UN convoy was attacked in Nipa town by a mob. One international staff member was hurt when a rock smashed the rear window of the vehicle. A bullet also punctured the vehicle's tire but they were able to reach safety. Eventually, they reached their destination, Mendi town, and the aid worker was able to receive further treatment. The convoy had been a mix of government partners, the UN and it was escorted by police and the military. Yes Focal Point
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
2134 Apr 15 2015 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 3.848032 11.502075 Unknown Unknown An international staff member was driving home and stopped in front of it when 5 armed men with knives attacked the staff member and wounded his hand. They broke the windows of the car to get to him. They robbed the staff member of his money, valuables, documents and forced him to drive away with them. Later he managed to escape. He was hospitalized due to the wounds sustained during the attack. Yes Focal Point
2135 Sep 28 2015 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 8.980603 38.757761 Unknown Unknown An international staff member was attacked and hit with a stone on the head by two young men. He was rendered unconscious for a brief moment at which time the assailants stole his valuables. After returning to his guest house in the same area, the owner took him to the hospital where the wound on his head was stitched up. He remained in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2399 Apr 11 2018 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.733193 0.917772 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A German aid worker for an INGO was abducted while traveling close to the border with Mali. Traveling with four other national colleagues, the vehicle was surrounded by armed men on motorbikes. The Nigerian nationals were assaulted and left behind (not counted here at this time until further details can be verified) and the vehicle was set on fire before they were freed. The kidnapping occurred near Ayorou. Yes Media
2400 Apr 21 2018 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Unknown Unknown An ICRC vehicle was ambushed on Saturday morning, April 21st while traveling on the outskirts of Taiz. One male international aid worker from Lebanon was shot and killed in the attack. Colleagues traveling with him in the vehicle were unharmed. Yes Media
1865 Dec 11 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Project site 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A German national working for a local NGO was among those killed on a sucide bombing attack on a French school in Kabul. Another internationalstaff member working for an INGO was also wounded in the attack. Yes Media
534 May 8 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.6507279 48.3009945 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 British, 1 Kenyan) staff kidnapped by gunmen in northern Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, May 9; released May 14. There have been suggestions the aid workers were seized for use as a bargaining chip in a dispute between fishermen and the national authorities over impounded fishing vessels. Archived Archived
2673 May 15 2018 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 12.136389 -86.251389 Unaffiliated Youths One male international staff member was wounded when a piece of a cement block broke through a vehicle window and struck the staff member in the neck. The incident occurred while two staff members were travelling from the airport, when they encountered a group of youths manning a road block who threw stones and bricks at the vehicle. Yes Focal Point
536 Apr 17 2007 Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Public location -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff, believed to be former policemen, suffered minor injuries after they were caught up in the robbery of a Suva restaurant, April 17. Archived Archived
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
2935 Oct 14 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Custody 4.737425 22.819462 Unknown Unknown Four INGO staff members were reportedly taken from their office in Bangassou by unknown armed perpetrators. They were all released 30 minutes later, but one international staff member had serious injuries. Pending ACLED
537 Apr 29 2007 Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff former policeman was bashed on Sunday night after four thugs broke into his home and tied him up. Suva police said yesterday that the man needed 15 stitches. Archived Archived
2936 Nov 7 2007 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 7.25 16.433333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was reportedly shot and killed while checking on health conditions in Paoua. Pending ACLED
13 Jun 20 1997 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 3.1199508 43.6444625 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staffer (Portuguese) shot in Baidoa hospital apparently in revenge for shooter's brother who died in his care. Archived Archived
2407 May 2 2018 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown A female international staff member working for the ICRC was kidnapped from inside the organization's compound by armed men in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening. Local security authorities have called this an inside job and are investigating whether this incident involved a local private security firm that was staffing the compound. At least one guard is suspected of participating in the kidnapping. Information about any of the perpetrators cannot be confirmed at this time. The motive for the kidnapping is unknown and concern for the aid worker's safety have been expressed. Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab operates in Somalia and is active in Mogadishu. Yes Media
273 Dec 4 2003 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when shot three times at their residence, Dec 4. Archived Archived
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
17 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff kidnapped. Released 15 months later after ransom paid. Archived Archived
275 2003 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff wounded. Archived Archived
543 Jun 11 2007 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.24269 16.44059 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff shot and killed Monday while traveling from the group's regional base in the African country as part of an "exploratory mission'' checking on health conditions in the town of N'Gaoundal. Rebels control much of the area where the victim was killed, but it was unclear whether they were involved in the attack Archived Archived
18 Jul 1997 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.25 45.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Nazran and held 3.6 months before escaping. Archived Archived
276 Jan 2004 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0 42 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff abducted North of Kismayo on the way to Jamaame in Lower Juba Region; released after 9 days. Archived Archived
2148 Jul 9 2016 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.555349 69.207486 Unknown Unknown One INGO international aid worker was abducted from her car while travelling home from an appointment in Kabul. Reportedly, the assailants were not part of the Taliban. The aid worker was released on July 23rd. Yes Media
19 Jul 1997 Somalia 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 4.01897 44.51112 Staff member Security guard 1 donor agency international staff official kidnapped by his security guards at Teyeglow. Escaped two days later. Archived Archived
1342 Jul 31 2012 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.117076 20.0670036 Unknown Unknown Seven staffers of a foreign Red Cross society were kidnapped after their vehicle was ambushed in Benghazi. Pending Media
1611 Nov 18 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.501665 69.157429 Unknown Unknown Two international NGO staff members, while walking on the hillside above Babur Gardens, were approached by three young men who stole their phones and wallets. The perpetrators beat the male staff member when he tried to retrieve their phones. He sustained injuries and received medical treatment. Yes Official Report
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
2945 Oct 9 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.313611 32.581111 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured after his phone was stolen in a shopping mall which resulted in a physical altercation. Yes Focal Point
21 Aug 1997 Chechnya 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.0574916 47.1332224 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO international staff (French) kidnapped in Dagestan and held 3.5 months. Ransom negotiated by French govt. Archived Archived
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
815 Apr 19 2009 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.000003 43.999993 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Belgian doctor, Danish nurse)staff kidnapped on their way back from a project site; released April 28. Their abductors had demanded a ransom. Archived Archived
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
282 Feb 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff shot and wounded outside Baghdad compound after speaking to a man for an hour. Archived Archived
550 Jun 17 2007 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO international (Japanese) staff wounded passing through traffic circle in Kabul when Taliban bombed a police academy bus at Kabul Archived Archived
1617 Jul 31 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 33.5 37.38333 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was struck by a bullet. Yes Official Report
2155 Aug 16 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.398883 28.815942 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO vehicles were ambushed along the Mweso-Kalembe road in Misinga village, North Kivu on August 16th. The armed assailants shot and wounded an international INGO staff member. Three national INGO staff members were also abducted during the attack and then released later on in the day. Yes Official Report
2952 Feb 1 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.03 38.74 Unknown Unknown One international male INGO staff member was choked by a perpetrator on the street until he lost consciousness. He was then robbed of all belongings. Yes Focal Point
552 Jun 13 2007 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 7.7475 81.59545919 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 INGO international (Filipino) staff wounded after being shot Wednesday night in northeastern Sri Lanka. Victim was shot and wounded by navy troops after he strayed too close to a naval camp in eastern Sri Lanka where security forces are battling Tamil Tiger rebels, the military said Thursday. Yes Official Report
2954 Jun 4 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -3.366667 36.683333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured when his bag was snatched on a roadway in Arusha. Yes Focal Point
28 Oct 1997 Angola 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (German and Zimbabwean) staff killed in ambush. Archived Archived
554 Jun 25 2007 Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 22.4237755 91.72367388 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff in captivity by Myanmar militants since June 25 in forests managed to foil a rescue mission by Bangladesh security forces and escaped after an hour-long exchange of fire. Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) personnel closed in on the kidnappers in Thanchi forests in Chittagong Hill Tracts on Friday. Freed later. Archived Archived
29 Oct 23 1997 Chechnya 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3278775 45.6762535 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Hungarian) staff kidnapped in Grozny on Oct 23 and held for 9 months. Severe abuse (mutilations). Ransom paid by Hungarian govt. Archived Archived
1887 Apr 28 2014 Cambodia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 11.544873 104.892167 Unknown Unknown A UN contractor was killed outside her home when she confronted her attacker, a man who was trying to steal her bicycle. Pending Media
2957 Sep 2 2019 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Seven INGO international staff members were injured after a large vehicle borne IED exploded outside the Green Village compound in Kabul. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack that killed 16 and wounded over 100. Yes Focal Point
2424 Dec 9 2017 Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Project site -23.064754 43.59048 Unknown Unknown During a night raid, armed bandits attacked a project team of four aid workers that were spending the night at the site. The team was robbed of valuables and one of the team members was raped. Yes Focal Point
291 Apr 8 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff kidnapped and 1 INGO international (Israeli) staff , later released. Archived Archived
1355 Oct 2 2012 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 6.770838 47.42873 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Turkish aid worker was wounded in the crossfire during an interclan firefight while traveling in Galkayo. Pending Media
292 Apr 8 2004 Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.42056 43.30778 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Japanese) staff kidnapped on road near Ramadi by Saraya al Mujahideen, April 8. Archived Archived
33 Dec 17 1997 Chechnya 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO international (Polish) staff kidnapped by 15 armed men on Dec 17. Archived Media
293 Apr 14 2004 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.35581 43.78612 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff kidnapped near Fallujah on April 14; released next day. Archived Archived
34 Dec 1997 Tajikistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (of two different organizations) kidnapped. One victim was fatally wounded when her abductors set off a grenade to kill themselves and their hostage. The other victim was rescued, unharmed. Archived Media
295 Apr 2004 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 0.07222 42.75056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff member kidnapped by Marehan from Kismayo in Jamaame. The staff member was taken to Kismayo. Motive appeared to be contractual. Archived Archived
562 Aug 18 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Criminal Haqqani Network 1 INGO international staff seized from a Kabul restaurant while having lunch with her husband on Saturday. A spokesman on a video said the abductors were not Taliban, but belonged to a "special network".He demanded the release of the group's men held by President Hamid Karzai's government Archived Archived
1895 Aug 3 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 35.959411 38.998105 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An American aid worker was killed in Raqqa, Syria on February 6th, 2015. She was initially kidnapped by militants on August 3rd, 2013. ISIS militants alledge that she was killed in retaliatory Jordanian airstrikes on Raqqa. The circumstances surrounding her death are contested by administration officials in the Jordanian and American governments, who believe that the aid worker was killed by ISIS. Yes Official Report
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
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
298 May 2004 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 Rape/sexual assault Raid Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded (1 raped, 1 shot) in armed attack by unidentified soldiers. Archived Archived
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
2702 Sep 10 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One international INGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by Taliban members, due to mistaken identity. The staff member was travelling in Paktika Province when the road ambush occurred. He was released two days later. Yes Focal Point
565 Sep 12 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.734772 70.811995 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff who was working for an agency providing small financial support for locals was shot dead by two unknown gunmen while he was traveling in on a motorbike northeastern Badakhshan province on Wednesday afternoon. Some locals said another Bengalese was injured, but the police did not confirm (not included). No one has claimed responsibility, and the motivation for the attack was not immediately known. But the police said one suspect was arrested. Local officials blamed the killing on highway robbers. Archived Archived
566 Sep 16 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff kidnapped by six unknown men who entered the office and forcefully took him away in Logar province on Saturday; released December 8. Police arrested two (other report says three) men who said they were involved and were robbers but police said they had not stolen anything and may have been linked to a militant group. Archived Archived
833 Apr 4 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 12.05 24.883333 Non-state armed group: National Falcons for the Liberation of Africa 2 INGO international (1 French, 1 Canadian) staff kidnapped. 2 INGO national staff kidnapped and released the same day (not included). The internationals (both female) held for 26 days. The workers were snatched on Saturday night from the group's offices south of South Darfur's capital Nyala and around 100 kilometres (65 miles) from the border with Chad. One of the kidnappers, who refused to give his name, named his group as the "Falcons for the Liberation of Africa", saying it was composed of former rebels and members of Arab tribes in Darfur. He said a French group had been targetted to "send a message to the French government to try the people who kidnapped children from Chad." Archived Archived
1636 Dec 14 2013 Argentina 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road -34.603803 -58.381552 Unknown Unknown One international UN staffer was robbed and attacked on the street, suffering substantial injuries and requiring hospitalization. Yes Official Report
45 Apr 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff ambushed and killed by bandits in Bujumbura, April 22. Archived Archived
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
1640 Jun 1 2013 India 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Unknown 22.57179 88.361727 Unaffiliated Not applicable A female aid worker was drugged and sexually assaulted by a local businessman. She subsequently attempted suicide and was hospitalized. Pending Media
47 Jun 25 1998 Ethiopia 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 6 1 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7 44 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya 6 ICRC international staff (1 Swiss, 5 Somali) abducted when travelling from Gode to Degeh Bur in three marked vehicles on June 25. On July 3 the Islamic group al-Ittihad al-Islami claimed responsibility, stating that the hostages were under investigation. Archived Archived
48 Jun 1998 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Danish) staff killed by car thieves in Bujumbura. Archived Archived
841 Apr 18 2009 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.41667 34.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff wounded in military action in Gaza. Archived Archived
2178 Oct 15 2016 Niger 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 15.464294 6.2854 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Islamic State-linked gunmen, suspected al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, stormed the house of an American NGO worker in Abalak and kidnapped him. It is reported that he is being transported to Mali. It is believed that this is the first incident where an American has been abducted in Niger, although another failed attempt was made in 1999 on U.S. embassy staff. Two guards were also killed in the attack. In a September 2019 interview the Nigerien President confirmed the kidnapped aid worker is still alive. Yes Media
309 Jun 2004 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 42.9920711 44.2636348 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Ossetiaand and held for 6 months. Archived Archived
52 Jul 24 1998 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staffer killed in Bujumbura on July 24. Archived Archived
1114 Nov 14 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was injured and suffered a mild concussion when a piece of brick was thrown through a window of an INGO guest house. Yes Official Report
1911 Apr 20 2015 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 4 2 2 0 Roadside IED Individual attack Road 8.4 48.483333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four international UN staff members were killed when a roadside bomb exploded next to their minibus. They were traveling from their guesthouse to their office in Garowe. Al Shabab, a extremist group with links to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack, according to The Associated Press. Yes Media
1115 May 28 2011 Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.9454077 48.7870478 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three French INGO staff (two women, one man) were kidnapped in Hadramout region by what seemed to be an extremist Islamist group. Yes Media
1912 Apr 18 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.728591 68.868066 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One international INGO worker was kidnapped when stopped at an illegal checkpoint manned by anti-government forces that were posing as Afghan Notional Police officers. Update: the German aid worker, who was abducted by the Taliban, fled from the perpetrators on May 29th. Yes Official Report
579 Oct 10 2007 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15 19 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff kidnapped by rebels while he was in the northern part of the country, Oct. 10. Archived Media
846 Jun 9 2009 Pakistan 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 10 10 1 1 8 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown 2 UN interntional (1 Filippino, 1 Serbian) staff killed and 8 UN international (1 British, 1 Somali, 1 German) staff wounded in a suicide bomb attack on the Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan. 10 fatalities in all. Yes Official Report
2183 Nov 5 2016 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.549399 69.164563 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A female Australian aid worker for an INGO was abducted in the Qala-e-Fatullah area of Kabul. No group has currently claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. The INGO staff member was taken while she was with her driver and it is currently unclear what happened to him. Update: On Wednesday, 15th March 2017 it was reported that the international aid worker was released on March 14th, 2017. Yes Media
57 Sep 1998 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff working at an INGO run hospital kidnapped and held for several days. Archived Archived
849 Jun 12 2009 Yemen 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 16.308528 43.403557 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO international (German, UK, South Korean) staff kidnapped from Yemen hopsital INGO program (9 in all kidnapped, including 3 children and 1 spouse - German) Government officials on Sunday accused a Shi'ite militant group. Later found dead . Archived Media
2452 Apr 19 2017 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.373333 32.290275 Criminal Unknown One INGO staff member was walking along the road when someone on the back of a motorbike grabbed her backpack and roughly pulled her along in an attempt to steal it. The victim sustained some injuries, predominantly to her leg and nose. Yes Focal Point
852 Jun 23 2009 Mauritania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.0794011 -15.9780393 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 INGO international (American) staff director of working in Mauritania, was shot in the head by unknown gunman on a street in the centre of the usually quiet city. The victim was resisting two men trying to kidnap him on a street when his attackers shot him and drove away, according to law enforcement. Al Queda later claimed responsibility, saying he was trying to convert Muslims to Christianity. Archived Media
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
588 Dec 26 2007 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.2784798 49.1799522 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 Spanish, 1 Argentine) staff (a doctor and nurse) kidnapped and freed, Jan 2. The police captured two of the kidnappers after a heavy exchange of gunfire. The abduction in Bosasso port came two days after gunmen in Puntland released a French journalist whom they kidnapped and held for eight days demanding $80,000 in ransom. Archived Archived
855 Jun 24 2009 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 16 26 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 Irish, 1 Ugandan) staff kidnapped by a gang of armed men near Kutum, northern Darfur; both released 18 October. Archived Archived
589 Dec 31 2007 Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.4733471 30.2501278 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff killed and 1 INGO international (French) one badly wounded and evacuated. Three INGO international staff were escorting two national colleagues to the INGO's regional headquarters in Ruyigi province, when a gunman opened fire late Monday. The agency also said it was temporarily suspending all its operations in the central African nation until more information was available about the incident, but had no immediate plans to evacuate its staff. Thge INGO said they didn't know if we were targeted as a humanitarian agency or if they were under fire by accident. There are several hypotheses with one reporter cited as saying,"They fled after that without trying to steal anything...as if the whole operation had been aimed to kill." Archived Archived
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
1926 Dec 1 2014 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location 1.733306 40.091751 Unknown Unknown A INGO consultant was shot in the leg when armed individuals attacked the bar he was in with grenades and small arms. Yes Focal Point
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
67 Jan 1999 Yemen 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Unknown 16.3471243 47.8915271 Non-state armed group: Subnational Armed tribesmen 4 INGO international (2 British, 2 Dutch) staff kidnapped by armed tribesmen and later released. Archived Archived
327 Oct 2004 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Iraq and later killed. Archived Archived
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
328 Nov 2004 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff killed along with nine French soldiers in an attack by Cote D Archived Archived
2197 Sep 20 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 9.889632 33.41217 Aid recipient Not applicable One male international staff member was wounded when aid recipients staged a demonstration to protest against delays in food distribution which resulted in the intrusion into an INGO compound. Five INGO staff were slightly wounded but only one required medical attention. Yes Official Report
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
2199 Jul 11 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 6.60308 29.974053 Unaffiliated Youths One international staff member was seriously beaten by local youth in Mingkaman, South Sudan. Due to the severity of the injuries, the staff member had to be medically evacuated to another hospital. The incident was reportedly the result of a local contractual dispute. Yes Official Report
71 Apr 1999 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff kidnapped for ransom and released with ransom unpaid. Archived Archived
1933 Aug 11 2014 Benin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.30769 2.315834 Unknown Unknown One international aid worker was hospitalized after being attacked with machetes during a robbery. Yes Focal Point
2465 Jun 19 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 12.616598 -7.902098 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) One aid worker was killed during a complex terrorist attack on a popular tourist retreat in Yirimandio. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb later claimed responsibility for the attack. Gunmen killed five people in the attack. Four of the assailants were killed as well and four others were arrested. According to reports, thirty-two guests were rescued. Yes Focal Point
597 Mar 15 2008 Pakistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Turkish) staff killed and 2 INGO international staff injured when a bomb exploded in a restaurant in Pakistan's capital at dinner time. 11 others injured in the blast (not included) Yes Focal Point
1934 Dec 11 2014 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 8.980603 38.757761 Unknown Unknown Three assailants armed with stones attacked an international staff member and robbed him. The staff member was hospitalzed as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
2201 Dec 19 2016 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.509015 68.903503 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One international staff member from the ICRC was abducted when their vehicle was intercepted by armed militants in Kunduz province. They were travelling from Mazar-e-Sharif to Kunduz when the incident occurred. Several national staff members were taken as well but since have been released. Update: The ICRC international staff member was released on 1/15 after nearly four weeks in captivity. Yes Media
73 Apr 1999 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped and later released Archived Archived
2202 Dec 24 2016 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 16.261765 -0.028839 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) An INGO director was kidnapped from her home on December 24th, 2016 in Gao. She is a dual national of French and Swiss origin. On March 1st, 2018, a video released by Al-Qaeda affiliated group, Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), briefly shows the aid worker in a propaganda video. According to a close family member, the aid worker's health appears to have declined since the last image of her was released in 2017. In October 2020 she was released after a prisoner exchange between the government and Al-Qaeda affiliated.  Yes Media
334 Dec 5 2004 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Kabul, Dec 5. Archived Archived
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
75 May 15 1999 Chechnya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.4428286 43.4204809 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff kidnapped in Kabardino-Balkaria May 15. Released July 19. Archived Archived
1938 Nov 19 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Police killed four Taliban suicide bombers during an attack on the Green Village, a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul. While the AGE did not reach their intended target (inside the compound), the force of the blast at the heavy guarded gate of the compound wounded one INGO staff worker. Yes Focal Point
869 Oct 22 2009 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC international (French/British) staff kidnapped from Darfur by a group of armed men who later demanded $1 million ransom. Released, 18 March 2010. Archived Archived
602 May 1 2008 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5288319 21.0410733 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff shot and killed while traveling in a three-car convoy of relief agencies near the Sudanese border. The convoy was stopped by a group of armed men who opened fire. The killing took place just 9 km (6 miles) east of Forchana, where French marines serving in the EU force (EUFOR) have set up a base and have been sending out regular patrols in the region. Yes Focal Point
1672 Mar 27 2014 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -1.233105 36.797793 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was shot in the leg by five armed robbers who broke into his personal residence and stole valuables; he was hospitalized and is in stable condition. The robbers also killed one security guard. Yes Official Report
603 May 7 2008 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.20376135 34.34841239 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Zimbabwean) staff killed by unidentified gunmen in remote northwestern Kenya. Victim ambushed late on Wednesday while driving near a UN camp in Lokichoggio, the main humanitarian operations hub for South Sudan. Archived Archived
871 Jul 20 2009 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when armed raiders forced their way into an aid compound belonging to the INGO and opened fire. Archived Archived
80 Jul 24 1999 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.3239046 29.3206183 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Italian) staff killed in Bujumbura July 24. Archived Archived
605 May 21 2008 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 18.48333 -72.31667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO intenational (Canadian) staff medical aid worker kidnapped. Victim was abducted from an upscale Tomasin neighbourhood by suspected kidnapping network that has been working in the area for months. Released by captors shortly before midnight Wednesday night. Archived Archived
1404 Mar 23 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 37.100702 70.556226 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A German expatriate worker was abducted by an armed opposition group while out for a walk. He was released unharmed a day later due to negotiations with local networks. Yes Official Report
81 Aug 4 1999 Sierra Leone 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.6400349 -11.8400269 Non-state armed group: National Armed Forces Revolutionary Council (AFRC) 2 UN international staff among 33 from UN group kidnapped by AFRC faction Aug 4 and released Aug 11. Archived Archived
341 2004 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -1.6665893 29.2256875 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international shot and wounded when attacked at home in Goma. Archived Archived
1144 Aug 14 2011 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown An Italian staff member of an INGO was kidnapped by four armed men while driving with two Sudanese colleagues. Pending Media
1406 Mar 26 2013 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 15.337484 44.184304 Unknown Unknown An international ICRC worker was shot and slightly wounded in a kidnap attempt while driving in a car with her husband. Yes Media
83 Aug 11 1999 Liberia 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 6 4 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.28694 -10.08444 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO international (4 British, 1 Norwegian, 1 Italian) staff kidnapped in Kolahun Aug 11. Released unharmed 2 days later. Archived Archived
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
1146 Aug 19 2011 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 35.07196 69.23127 Unknown Unknown Two German INGO workers were found dead in the Hindu Kush mountains. The men, who had gone hiking along the Salang Pass, had been beaten and robbed, presumably by local nomadic people. Pending Media
1409 Apr 6 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 32.105109 66.914374 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A US Government representative, delivering in-kind aid for a reconstruction project, was killed when a suicide bomber detonated the vehicle-borne explosive near her convoy on the road. Pending Media
1680 Sep 7 2013 El Salvador 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 13.692667 -89.218216 Unknown Unknown One international consultant was shot and killed as he was withdrawing money from a bank. Yes Focal Point
2481 Mar 18 2017 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.893513 13.275044 Police or paramilitary Airport security Three international staff members working for an INGO were detained by Libyan airport security forces at Mitiga airport. They were taken to an off-site location and all faced significant verbal and physical assault. One of the aid workers was nearly raped. The group was questioned about their in-country presence and security-related information. Their personal property and items belonging to the INGO were stolen. Yes Focal Point
89 Oct 7 1999 Tajikistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 38.6281733 70.8156541 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staffer killed Oct 7. Archived Archived
618 Jun 27 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown One UN international (Ugandan) staff truck driver ambushed and killed after delivering food supplies to the agency's warehouse in Juba. Assistant escaped after steering the truck to a stop 300 metres from the site of the attack. Yes Focal Point
884 Oct 28 2009 Afghanistan 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 12 12 1 2 9 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Liberian, 1 Ethiopian) staff killed and 9 UN international staff wounded in a Taliban suicide bomber attack on a guest house in Kabul. Yes Official Report
92 Nov 10 1999 Colombia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (British) staff kidnapped Nov 10 and released unharmed Nov 14. Archived Archived
619 Jun 30 2008 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -3.4275339 36.70858482 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Australian) staff charity worker been shot dead in Tanzania. Victim had been working in the town of Arusha in northern Tanzania for the past 18 months and was killed on Monday during a robbery. Yes Official Report
885 Nov 6 2009 Indonesia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 4 97 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC international (German) staff wounded in a drive-by shooting. Motivation unclear. Archived Media
2758 Aug 7 2019 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown Two international NGO employees were injured when 6 unidentified armed criminals entered their home in Batangafo and stole a variety of valuables including money. UN security forces responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The two injured staff were treated at the MSF hospital. Yes Official Report
886 Nov 9 2009 Chad 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 13.57002 14.08351 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (French) staff kidnapped by armed men in eastern Chad in the village of Kawa, near the border with Sudan. Released, 6 February. Archived Media
887 Nov 16 2009 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.406032 44.215669 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff kidnapped by local tribesmen for leverage to have clansmen released; viticim released 7 days later. Archived Media
355 Mar 2005 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI international staff seconded to Afghan govt ambushed and killed in Kabul. Archived Archived
888 Nov 21 2009 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.7420258 21.5017241 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped- those responsible claim not targetting aid workers but rather the French. Released, 14 March. Archived Media
3023 Jun 22 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 36.311111 36.686389 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One international NGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by the group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) near the Atmeh refugee camp in northern Idlib. Media reports outline 15 perpetrators raided a house he was in, detained him, and took him from there. The staff member was released on July 16, 2020.  Pending Media
889 Nov 25 2009 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Public location 15.9167 2.4 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 INGO International staff kidnapped from hotel by al-Qaeda group looking to exchange for release of 4 prisoners. Released in Feb 2010. Archived Media
1692 Nov 19 2013 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 32.879813 13.19014 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO staff member was kidnapped for a few days, beaten, and extorted of money by militiamen. Yes Focal Point
2490 Nov 17 2017 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 36.206293 44.00887 Unknown Unknown A female international staff member was jogging in the park in Erbil, Iraq. She followed by a man who physically restrained her and sexually assaulted her. The assailant ran away when the female staff member started shouting. Yes Focal Point
627 Jul 18 2008 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.725113 66.2196554 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (French) staff abducted by unidentified gunmen in Nili, the capital of Daykundi Province in central Afghanistan, 18 July. The INGO temporarily suspended its operations across the country for security reasons. Yes Focal Point
628 Jul 26 2008 Chad 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff shot twice by uniformed men in Abeche, Saturday night, 26 July, at 8:20pm. In a two car convoy entering the compound, the ICRC's staff received impact of bullets in the abdomen- was seriously injured and evacuated in Switzerland for further medical care. A laptop has been stolen during the attack. ICRC says that it is an act of banditry, a carjacking that could have been deadly. The staff has been relocated in Abeche and ICRC is not suspending humanitarian activities but will seriously think about the impact of this attack. Archived Archived
892 Nov 29 2009 Mauritania 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 20.06194 -15.14889 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (Spanish) staff kidnapped when they became separated from a convoy carrying supplies- one had been shot 3 times in the leg trying to escape. One victim released March 2010, the other two in August 2010. Archived Media
1962 Mar 9 2015 Mali 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 12.665771 -7.972909 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Murabitoun An attacker and his accomplice opened fire at La Terrasse restaurant in Bamako. Two UN munitions experts were critically injured in the attack and evacuated for medical treatment. They are in stable condition. Some reports suggest that Al-Murabitoun claimed responsibility for the attack. Yes Official Report
1697 Apr 24 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 34.470552 69.114812 Police or paramilitary Police One American doctor was shot and killed by a member of the Afghan police assigned to protect the hospital. Two other American doctors, who were guests at the hospital and not affiliated with the INGO, were also killed. A fourth American doctor (also a guest) was wounded. Yes Official Report
3029 Jun 28 2020 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown -4.301111 28.944167 Unknown Unknown One female international INGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators in Lulimba Fizi territory, approximately 210km South of Uvira. She was released on June 30 after reported payment of ransom. Pending Official Report
1428 May 13 2013 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.320271 67.483171 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members were affected when an Afghan civilian was allegedly targeted in an ambush on the vehicle they were all in. Yes Official Report
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
1166 Oct 8 2011 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown Two UN international staff were attacked and robbed near Logali House. One sustained injuries and was treated at hospital. Pending Archived
105 Mar 4 2000 Rwanda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.9508511 30.0615075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Liberian) staff shot and killed by unknown assailant while sitting in their car in Kigali, March 4. Archived Archived
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
1431 May 22 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.93322 36.634538 Host State Unknown An Indian national working with a British NGO was killed in a refugee hospital in Idlib Province during an air strike. Pen Media
2235 Mar 14 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 7.076948 30.739403 Unknown Unknown One international staff member of a UN agency was wounded in Yirol East during a medical mission. Their car was ambushed along the Shambe-Karair road by unidentified men. There were two fatalities as a result of this incident and three others were wounded (not aid workers as defined by the AWSD). The injured staff member was MEDEVACed from Yirol West in order to receive medical attention for a gunshot wound. Yes Official Report
637 Aug 26 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.430247 70.448678 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff agriculture specialist kidnapped at gunpoint with his driver (not included) in eastern Afghanistan near the city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, and a spokesman for the Taliban has claimed the group was involved. It said the driver was released soon afterward. The Foreign Ministry said victim was the first Japanese to be kidnapped in Afghanistan. The victims body was later found and had been riddled with bullets. Archived Media
1433 May 24 2013 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 4 0 1 3 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.527581 69.16714 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An IO building in Kabul was attacked with a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and armed gunmen, resulting in the death of one staff member and injuries to three more staff. Foreign staff seemed to have been specifically targeted. Yes Official Report
638 Sep 16 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Bangladeshi) staff abducted by unknown gunmen in Afghanistan. Archived Archived
1434 May 25 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.949373 68.516697 Unknown Unknown Two staff members of a demining NGO were kidnapped at an illegal checkpoint on the Kabul-Bamyan highway. Yes Official Report
370 May 2005 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff kidnapped in Kabul, later released. Archived Archived
639 Sep 22 2008 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.53056 44.795 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 female Japanese, 1 male Dutch) staff abducted from the Ogaden region that borders Somalia; released 7 January 2009. Archived Archived
2777 Sep 15 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.848002 31.613044 Criminal Unknown One female international INGO staff member was seriously injured when two men attempted to steal her shoulder bag. The staff member was walking on the sidewalk in the Hai Cinema area of Juba, when two unknown criminals on a motorbike attempted to steal her bag which was attached to her body/shoulder. The staff member was dragged for several metres and sustained a serious shoulder injury which required surgery. Yes Official Report
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
113 May 2000 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.5272741 -12.5019545 Unknown Unknown I INGO international (British) staff kidnapped and released six weeks later. Archived Archived
644 Oct 20 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British/South African) staff shot dead by unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in Kabul early Monday. The aid worker was one of a team of women working with a faith-based INGO directing projects for the disabled. Archived Archived
910 Mar 5 2010 Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 18.532498 -72.333064 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Belgian, Czech) staff kidnnaped and held for five days. The two were grabbed, with their Haitian driver (not included), in the Petionville area of the city, but the driver was released a short time later. Pending Media
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
116 Jun 2000 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 international agency international (German) staff stabbed to death in car reportedly by deranged man. Archived Archived
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
648 Nov 3 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped by gunmen off a neighborhood street Monday; released on 3 December. Archived Archived
650 Nov 5 2008 Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 1 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 5 47 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four INGO international (2 French, 1 Bulgarian and 1 Belgian) staff and 2 Kenyan pilots (not included) kidnapped when a group of 40-50 militiamen with 3 technicals and 3 cars stormed the airstrip, after EC Flight (D-228) landed and finished offloading, taken hostages who were waiting to board the plane destined to Nairobi the two pilots. The INGO guards apparently did not try to repel the attackers and there were suspicions of a possible INGO connection with the kidnappers. Preliminary information indicates that a non-highly ideological Al-Shabab group would be behind the kidnapping. Yes Focal Point
1181 Nov 20 2011 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.3969505 28.8123772 Unknown Unknown An international staff member working for a medical INGO suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder when armed men forced their way in to the INGO's residential compound and opened fire. He was treated by his colleagues. The mobile medical activities in the area were suspended, but the INGO continued limited support to the area hospital. Yes Official Report
120 Jul 27 2000 Colombia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French)staff kidnapped, July 27. Archived Archived
121 Jul 26 2000 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Non-state armed group: National Osman Atto Militia 2 INGO international staff kidnapped and held for two months by Osman Atto's militia. Yes Official Report
1985 Feb 2015 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Office/compound 9.26 29.8 Staff member Contractor An INGO worker was reportedly raped by a UN contractor. The incident occurred in Bentiu, South Sudan on the UN compound. Yes Media
1184 Nov 27 2011 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Public location -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown An international staffer of a medical INGO was kidnapped and killed when he responded to a disturbance at the neighboring religious mission. A Croatian nun was also killed in the incident, and another escaped with minor wounds. Authorities determined the motive was most likely robbery. Yes Official Report
1448 Jun 21 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.848925 31.582724 Police or paramilitary National Security Personnel One UN staff member was hospitalized after being physically assaulted by National Security personnel and locked up in the UN vehicle she was driving, allegedly for obstructing the VVIP motorcade at John Garang Mausoleum, Juba. Yes Official Report
123 Aug 2000 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 0.5184021 25.2057292 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff found dead in Kisangani; undetermined motivation. Archived Archived
1449 Jun 22 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.40057 31.162043 Unknown Unknown One INGO official was stabbed to death while en route by car between Juba and Yei. Pending Media
2789 Nov 3 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.6606 40.3714 Foreign or coalition forces Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army An INGO medical team was caught in a reported mortar attack by Turkish Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army at a project site in the north-eastern town of Rashidiyya where they were providing medical aid. In the attack, one international staff member was killed after shrapnel hit his head and another international staff was wounded. Yes Media
1989 Jun 22 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.544274 69.161099 Criminal Unknown A female INGO staff member was abducted by armed gunmen while en-route in Taiman, western Kabul. Update: She was released unharmed on September 10th after being held captive for 81 days. Reports state that she was abducted by a criminal gang. Yes Media
126 Sep 6 2000 Indonesia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 Unknown Mob violence Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 UN internationals killed by mob in W. Timor. Yes Official Report
127 Sep 2000 Guinea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 10.7226226 -10.7083587 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Togolese) staff killed and 1 international staff (Ivorian) kidnapped. Archived Archived
1454 May 15 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 36.212228 36.519075 Unknown Unknown Three German aid workers were kidnapped in the town of Harem near the northern border with Turkey. UPDATE: Two of three escaped on 3 July 2013. The third also escaped his kidnappers on 4 September 2013. Pending Media
1190 Dec 29 2011 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Staff member Not applicable Two international staffers of an INGO were shot and killed by a disgruntled national staff member while working in a hospital in Mogadishu. Yes Official Report
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
1993 Aug 17 2015 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.551776 69.163562 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A German national working for an INGO was kidnapped from her vehicle in Kabul. She was released on October 17th, 2015. Yes Media
2261 Aug 25 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO aid workers jumped from the second floor of their hotel to get away from an Al-Shaabab attack on a restaurant that was in close proximity to the hotel. One of the aid workers hurt his shoulder in the escape and had to be admitted to the hospital and then was transferred after they were both evacuated to Nairobi. Yes Focal Point
2528 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Home 4.771099 33.58823 Unknown Unknown An international NGO staff member was shot by armed assailants in Hai Malakal, Kapoeta in Eastern Equatorial. The victim, who was at home at the time, was admitted to a hospital in Kapoeta and later evacuated to Nairobi for further medical treatment. The motive for the incident is unknown. Yes Official Report
664 Dec 15 2008 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5428894 44.4006912 Non-state armed group: Subnational Bani Dhabian tribe 1 INGO international (German) staff and their visiting parents (not included) were kidnapped in Dhamar province, located about 65 miles south of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, Dec. 15 ; released 19 December. Kidnappers, who belong to the powerful Bani Dhabian tribe, abducted the three as they drove their car outside the historic city of Rada'a, about 130 kilometers south of Sana'a. Tribal sources said five men armed with AK-47 rifles snatched the three Germans from their car as they left Rada'a on the way to Sana'a. Archived 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
133 Dec 2000 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British) staff killed in bus attack. Archived Archived
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
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
668 Mar 2008 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 11.6817323 29.4984751 Unaffiliated Youths 2 INGO international (American) staff, a husband and wife, were attacked and beaten by a mob of students in a predominantly Christian in the town of Julud in southern Sudan. The reasons for the attack are still unclear, but the INGO said the two were targeted during a student protest against a local school rising tuition fees. The students attacked the victims and ransacked their office. Yes Focal Point
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
934 Jun 6 2010 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Swiss/British) staff kidnapped while leaving a restaurant in Abeche. Also taken were a Congolese colleague and national staff driver, who were released shortly after (so not counted here) east of Abeche. The international staff was released 9 days later. Pending Media
2804 Nov 30 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.806 29.676 Unaffiliated Youths One INGO international staff member received an injury to their leg after their group of 3 INGO staff members on 2 motorbikes was ambushed by a group of unknown armed youth. The INGO group was travelling near Langchok and Boui village, 20km north of Rumbek, and managed to escape to Rumbek to alert authorities and have the wound treated. Yes Official Report
2003 Sep 6 2015 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown Two female INGO staff members were robbed and raped when the vehicle that they were in was attacked by an armed group of assailants outside of their residential compound. Yes Official Report
672 Dec 30 2008 Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road -3.4733471 30.2501278 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff killed and 1 INGO international (French) wounded. The two were travelling in a marked vehicle in Ruyigi when the gunman opened fire. The vehicle was not robbed and the reason for the attack was not known. Yes Focal Point
2006 Sep 28 2015 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 23.796257 90.41507 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An international staff member was shot, reportedly by the Islamic State (IS), in the diplomatic district of Dhaka. The attack was pre-meditated and the assailants used silencers on their firearms. The attackers approached the staff member on the back of a motorbike and shot him. He died as result of the attack. Yes Official Report
2540 Nov 20 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Public location -3.117136 39.627166 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One female international staff member of an INGO was kidnapped by armed men that are suspected of being al-Shabaab militants. The attack occurred when the group raided Chakama, a coastal town in Kenya. During the attack, five other people were shot. According to reports, the militants were demanding money from the local populace and then decided to take the staff member. There is conflicting information on whether the abducted staff member was the area director of the INGO or a volunteer. Yes Media
2541 Nov 12 2018 Mali 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 16.28348 -0.04271 Non-state armed group: Regional Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM) 9 international UN demining contractors were among those wounded after a vehicle-borne suicide attack by the Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), exploded in a residential area of Gao. One of the staff members was seriously hurt even though they all required medical attention. Two other UN peacekeepers were killed and 16 others (including the aid workers) were hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
146 May 2001 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Danish) staff killed when plane downed by projectile fired from unknown origin. Yes Focal Point
408 Dec 1 2005 Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff (Somali) killed from head injuries (unspecified malicious act) in Kenya, Dec 1. Yes Official Report
147 May 2001 Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 3.8689867 11.5213344 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC international (French) staff killed after being attacked and stabbed in the chest on her way to a pharmacy to get medicine for her baby. Archived Archived
1211 Oct 29 2008 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Unknown Ambush Road -1.157667 29.4312218 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded when attacked as they sought to flee the town of Kiwanja, two hours north of Goma, October 29. Eight INGO vehicles carrying the three foreigners (there was also a Guinean doctor), all the Congolese staff not originally from the region, and some of their family members (a total of 28 persons), drove a few kilometres toward the Monuc base. There they joined other humanitarian vehicles and formed a "protected" convoy, with UN tanks and Uruguayan peacekeepers in the front and back of the line. Archived Archived
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
2280 Apr 30 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) volunteer, a photographer, working with a field relief team was killed during an aerial attack while the team he was with carried out a humanitarian mission in Al Janudeiah village, Idlib's rural area. Yes Media
683 Sep 23 2008 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 36.7175566 68.8672916 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff shot and wounded by an Afghan police officer claiming to have mistaken the victim for a suicide bomber as he approached a road block on foot. Archived Archived
152 Jul 5 2001 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 4.361697 18.555978 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (French) staff killed in C.A.R., July 5. Archived Archived
414 Dec 5 2005 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped, Dec 5; later released. Archived Archived
2283 May 30 2016 Mali 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -0.027987 -0.027987 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One international contractor working for a UN agency was killed during an armed attack by small arms fire. A group of assailants had attacked the compound hosting the UN staff members. Yes Focal Point
685 Jul 2006 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (US) staff kidnapped for ransom. Yes Focal Point
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
2825 Dec 27 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.104123 29.094035 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown One UN international staff member was kidnapped along with 2 other private security guards (not counted here) in Baraka, South Kivu. Media reports indicate the armed perpetrators, part of a South Kivu militia, requested ransom for their release. All three individuals were released on December 30, 2019. Yes ACLED
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
1221 Apr 1 2008 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 15.5933247 32.5356502 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff member was injured during a robbery attack in Khartoum. Yes Focal Point
421 Mar 1 2006 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 0.51486 42.073009 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (US) staff abducted in Afmadow, 260 miles southwest of Mogadishu, Wed March 1; released next day. Archived Archived
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
1759 Mar 12 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 36.3121 36.687433 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Two INGO workers (Italian and British) were abducted by ISIS in northern Syria, close to the Turkish border. UPDATE: The Italian staff member was released over a year later, on 26 May 2014. The British staff member was tortured and killed on 13 September 2014. Yes Official Report
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
161 Nov 2001 Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Ivoirian) staff killed. Archived Archived
423 Mar 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 31.3457612 34.3025277 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss) staff was abducted by unknown armed men at the ICRC office in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip. Archived Archived
1493 Dec 2 2012 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown One UN staff was attacked and killed in UN accommodation. Yes Official Report
1494 Dec 1 2012 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One international staff member, upon exiting a bank, was robbed and then shot in the head and killed. Yes Focal Point
1763 Jun 2 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.343407 61.742272 Unknown Unknown One senior-ranking INGO staff member was abducted by unidentified gunmen as he was returning from a school where he was providing services. UPDATE: The staff member has been located in Gulran district of Herat province, and Afghan officials are working with district elders to try to secure his release. Twelve people have been arrested in connection to his kidnapping. The INGO has suspended services in Afghanistan. UPDATE 2: The INGO staff member was released in February 2015 after 264 days. Yes Official Report
2030 Dec 1 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One international staff member working for ICRC was abducted at gunpoint in Sana'a. Another ICRC staff member was also abducted but released a few hours later (not counted here because it was under 24 hours). It was reported that she was released in October 2016 after being captive for ten months. Yes Official Report
2563 Aug 2 2018 Bangladesh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 21.5019 91.8922 Unaffiliated Not applicable The body of one UN international staff member was found by a fishing boat near Sonadia Island by Cox's Bazar on August 2 at 11:30am, after being missing since July 30. Cause of death has not been released but local authorities arrested two individuals in connection with the murder as the investigation continues. Yes Focal Point
427 Apr 13 2006 South Africa 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -28.8166236 24.991639 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Mozambique) staff killed by gunshot wounds, April 13. Yes Official Report
1765 Jun 4 2014 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.206567 16.583324 Unknown Unknown The head of the ICRC mission in Misrata, while leaving a meeting and walking to his vehicle, was shot and killed when masked gunmen in a car with tinted windows opened fire. The staff member later died in a nearby hospital. Yes Official Report
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
1766 Nov 11 2010 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 9 9 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Public location 32.766055 22.65182 Unaffiliated Not applicable Nine aid workers (British, Algerian, and Irish) who were delivering aid to Gaza via ship were kidnapped by the ship's owner and captain, who were subsequently detained by Greek police. One Irish journalist and seven Libyan police officers were also on board and kidnapped. Yes Focal Point
2299 Jun 6 2017 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 0.086126 40.318966 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One Kenyan aid worker was killed when their vehicle hit a landmine not far from Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Garissa. It is reported that the mine was likely planted by Al-Shabaab. Yes Media
1500 Dec 22 2012 Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Home 4.6125522 13.1535811 Unaffiliated Not applicable One international staff member was robbed and raped. Yes Focal Point
967 Jun 22 2010 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (German) staff kidnapped along with a national staff driver (not counted) who was released shortly after. Germans Released 5 weeks later, in late July. The victims were kidnapped from their Nyala office by seven armed men in civilian clothes. Pending Media
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
968 Apr 19 2010 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 18 9 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) 1 NGO international (French) staff kidnapped by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and held hostage in Mali. Killed by beheading on 13 July. The group claimed it was retaliation after a raid of the group by French and Mauritanian forces resulted the death of some of their members. Pending Media
434 May 7 2006 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international (Spanish) staff shot and seriously wounded by gunman in military fatigues during hijacking of vehicle in Abeche, May 7. Archived Archived
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
971 May 20 2008 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -3.9885728 138.3485219 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when sexually assaulted. Yes Focal Point
972 Dec 3 2008 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -3.9885728 138.3485219 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when sexually assaulted. Yes Focal Point
973 Jun 29 2010 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.52813 69.17233 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff shot while driving a UN vehicle and later died from the injuries. Another UN staff (not counted) was in the vehicle but did not sustain injuries. Yes Official Report
710 Jun 12 2008 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 2.1464622 45.1193096 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff killed by unidentified men armed with pistols. Victim was a Ugandan teacher working with an INGO based in Merka. The deceased was an English teacher teaching language classes for the IDPs families at the above mentioned location. Motive of the killing is not yet established. Archived Archived
1776 Oct 5 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0.516395 42.068844 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One INGO contractor, accused of being a spy, was abducted by Al Shabaab while transporting supplies from Kenya to Somalia. UPDATE: He was rescued on 10 April 2014 by Kenyan troops who are part of the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) during an operation on the outskirts of the Somali town of Dhobley. Pending Media
2312 Dec 30 2017 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 15.579155 32.564528 Unknown Unknown One female UN international staff member was walking to work in the Al Riyadh area of Khartoum when she was attacked by two men on a motorcycle. The men dragged her behind the motorcycle for a distance and then physically assaulted her, biting off her thumb in the attack. The aid worker had to be medically evacuated to Nairobi to receive treatment for extensive injuries. Robbery is the suspected motive for the attack. Yes Focal Point
1779 May 20 2013 Turkey 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 36.497956 36.364129 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member (Syrian) was attacked and stabbed by two Turkish assailants, one of whom was the staff member's neighbor. Attack seems targeted, but motive unknown. Yes Focal Point
443 May 23 2006 Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One NGO international staff program manager was attacked in Rumbek, southern Sudan, May 23, and was medically evacuated to Nairobi. Archived Archived
183 Jul 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in July and released Jan 7, 2003. Archived Archived
2316 Sep 11 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.692617 67.117951 Aid recipient Not applicable One international staff member of the ICRC working in Mazar-i-Sharif, was shot and killed at the organization's rehabilitation center where she treated disabled men, women, and children. She was taken to a NATO medical facility where she succumbed to her wounds. According to early reports, the shooter was someone that she treated. Yes Media
1516 Jul 19 2013 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.361698 18.555975 Unknown Unknown An INGO Country Director was wounded after being shot. Two unidentified men attacked him as he was parking his car, asking for the keys to the vehicle and, as he tried to escape, he was hit in the leg by a bullet. Yes Focal Point
1783 Jul 4 2014 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member, while exercising at a cricket club, was attacked by an unknown man, who broke her arm and attempted to drag her to an overgrown area. The staff member was able to scream, at which point the assailant left as others came to help her. Yes Official Report
2051 Dec 22 2015 South Sudan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.617491 33.035889 Unknown Unknown An INGO partner group was ambushed on the Torit-Kapoeta Road in Budi County. One of the passengers was shot and killed. Two were injured and required medical attention. Yes Official Report
185 Aug 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 43.0574916 47.1332224 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Dagestan, eventually released on ransom from Dutch govt. Archived Archived
2322 Oct 7 2017 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.61975 25.354871 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female international aid worker was abducted from her home in El-Fasher in North Darfur by armed gunmen. Some reports say that a ransom was demanded for her release, although those reports currently cannot be corroborated. Neither can reports that allege that she was abducted by pro-government factions in protest to not having received their salaries. Some reports also state that she was working for a Swiss INGO which provides aid to children. United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas, made a statement in regards to this incident calling for the release of the aid worker. Update: She was released on November, 15th, 2018. Reportedly, no ransom was paid by the host government or home government. Two members of the kidnapping team were arrested. It is possible that she ran her own charity although this has not been verified at this time. Yes Official Report
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
455 Jul 3 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) One international agency staff (Kenyan) missing after ambush in southern Sudan on aid agency vehicle, 3 July. Gunmen believed to be Uganda LRA. Six others killed and 11 wounded. Archived Archived
1257 Aug 15 2011 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 12.1191543 15.0502758 Unknown Unknown Two INGO international staff were robbed by men armed with knives while walking back to their residence. Once resisted and recieved stab wounds to the arm/shoulder Yes Focal Point
196 Oct 2002 Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 31.1667049 36.941628 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 donor agency international (US) staff shot and killed entering their car to drive to work. On Dec. 14, the Government of Jordan arrested two men who confessed to the killing and to be members of the al Qaeda terrorist cell. Archived Archived
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
198 Nov 22 2002 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 32.0254688 35.2888075 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN international staff shot and killed at the Jenin refugee camp by Israeli army gunfire, Nov 22. Archived Archived
2066 Mar 1 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 8.767087 27.399837 Staff member Not applicable An INGO international staff member was assaulted by a national colleague with a metal object. The staff member's wounds required medical attention at the UN military hospital. Yes Official Report
1797 Jul 6 2014 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed One UN international staff member was abducted by gunmen on a Land Cruiser. UPDATE: he was released on 25 July 2014. Yes Official Report
1798 Jul 24 2014 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.341944 62.203056 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two international aid workers, while in a taxi on the way to their office, were killed by gunmen on a motorcycle. Yes Media
201 Nov 2002 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.1667049 36.941628 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (US) staff missionary aiding Palestinian refugees shot and killed. Archived Archived
2607 Mar 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35 38 Unknown Unknown One male International staff member died while working in a medical facility in a refugee camp when the area was hit by an airstrike. Details regarding the exact date/location and administration within the camp is unknown at this time. Yes Media
203 Nov 2002 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 9.52749 45.537472 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff injured during armed robbery of compound in Burao. Archived Archived
1534 Apr 29 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 34.551047 69.163852 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was sexually assaulted and subsequently hospitalized after five masked men broke into the NGO guesthoust and robbed the residents. Three other staff members were present, but seem to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
2335 Nov 13 2017 Nigeria 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 5.177861 5.708404 Criminal Unknown Three aid workers working for a medical organization were released after being kidnapped in Enekorogha on October 13th, 2017. However, one aid worker, also kidnapped at the same time, was killed by the criminal gang that is reportedly responsible for their abduction. According to one reporter, this was the first time the criminal group resorted to kidnapping and killing of a foreigner. The report also states that a ransom was demanded for the release of the workers. All the aid workers were from the United Kingdom. Yes Media
204 Nov 24 2002 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Chaharbolak district of Balkh, reported Nov 24, no other details. Archived Archived
206 Nov 2002 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 60 100 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Nazran and held for 9 days. Ransomed by family. Archived Archived
469 Aug 4 2006 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.51667 22.08333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff assaulted and hospitalized after their compound in Guereda was robbed by armed men, Aug. 4. Two other intl staff were assaulted but not hospitalized (not counted here). Archived Archived
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
209 Dec 2002 Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 Unknown Unknown Unknown 16.3471243 47.8915271 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (US) staff killed in Yemen. Archived Archived
2079 Mar 18 2016 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.183294 68.75021 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two international staff members of an INGO were abducted along the Puli Khumri-Kunduz main road in Baghlan province by armed men. Released April 4, 2016 Yes Official Report
1810 Jul 31 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.164639 36.86522 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two female international aid workers were kidnapped by armed men. They were released in January 2015. Pending Media
1018 Nov 4 2010 Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 3 Latvians working for an air service company contracted by a UN agency were abducted by a group of armed men as they were travelling in a mini-bus to their residence in Nyala. They were released on 8 Dec. Yes Focal Point
2347 Jan 27 2018 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Staff member Security guard A UN agency staff member was shot dead in Mogadishu within the agency's compound. A security guard that had previously been fired and then reinstated to his post allegedly shot the employee. The motive for the attack appears to be in relation to that human resources incident. Yes Media
2085 Apr 28 2016 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.500759 69.851369 Non-state armed group: National Taliban An international female NGO worker was abducted while traveling on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway. Update: A statement made by the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, on August 29th, confirms that the aid worker was freed in August, four months after her kidnapping. Although the Minister did not provide further details, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security mentioned in the media that the aid worker was freed as a result of a special operation. Yes Media
750 Sep 17 2006 El Salvador 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.69294 -89.218191 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff Country Director was driving into Quezaltepeque to Santa Tecla railroad when an armed man attempted to stop the car. Victim decided to accelarate the vehicle and in order to avoid any shot she lowered her head. The car crashed into a barrier and rolled over. The CD was injured but recovered well. Archived Archived
1279 Apr 13 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 16 26 Police or paramilitary Unknown A UN national staff memberstaff was injured by a stray bullet during an exchange of gunfire between police and bank robbers in Kabkabiya, North Darfur in Sudan Yes Focal Point
1547 Oct 21 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.509147 36.306485 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable National female hit by shrapnel of an IED while standing on road waiting for taxi to travel between two work sites. Yes Focal Point
2349 Feb 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.650659 36.854628 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while working to rescue civilians affected by Russian aerial bombing in Al Gharafa. The area was struck again shortly after the first bombing and the volunteer was killed. Yes Media
2621 Apr 4 2018 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 7.43051 80.99084 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was riding his motorcycle when he was attacked by two individuals who forcibly took the staff member's bag and stabbed him. Yes Focal Point
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
217 Feb 2003 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped, fate unknown (presumed killed). Archived Archived
751 Jan 24 2007 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.52813 69.17233 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff engineer kidnapped when traveling from his workplace in Parwan town to his home in Kabul, 24 Jan. The victims vehicle was waved off the road by and approached by a man dressed in army fatigues and bearing weapons. The victim was not mistreated, tortured or threatened in any way. None of his possessions were taken. Released on 27 Jan. Archived Archived
1021 Nov 2 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 36.04001 64.55122 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was abducted from in front of his private residence by unknown armed men. The abductors demanded a ransom from his family in exchange for his release, and did not indicate that they were politically or ideologically motivated. The man was released on 6 November. It is suspected, but not confirmed, that the family paid some form of ransom for his release. Yes Official Report
1280 Apr 3 2011 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 6.1916214 31.604875 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was injured by blows to the head with a bottle in a non-work-related incident Yes Focal Point
1548 Dec 6 2012 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 26.8234472 18.1236723 Unknown Unknown Male national staffer was severely beaten with metal pipe while at work premises. Yes Focal Point
1815 May 1 2014 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -1.402805 28.900472 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) An NGO staff member was physically assaulted by the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC) for suspected collaboration with the Alliance of Patriots for a Free and Sovereign Congo (APCLS). Yes Official Report
2087 Apr 25 2016 Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 23.810332 90.412518 Non-state armed group: Regional Ansar al-Islam A national staff member was hacked to death with machetes when assailants broke into his apartment. This was a targeted attack that was later claimed by Ansar al-Islam. A friend (not counted in the AWSD) that was with the victim at the time was also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2351 Jan 30 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.471182 18.451663 Non-state armed group: National Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC) A national staff member was kidnapped on January 29th in Ouhman Prefecture. Two INGO vehicles were reportedly intercepted by combatants from the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC). An international staff member that was traveling as part of the convoy in another vehicle was also stopped but allowed to continue. The abducted staff member was found on February 2nd in critical condition after having been tortured. Yes Official Report
2622 May 3 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.585331 37.056561 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male national staff member of an INGO was kidnapped in Azaz on 03 May 2018 and released on 07 May 2019. Yes Focal Point
2884 Feb 27 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 6.5423298 21.98633 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after an INGO project site was raided. Yes Focal Point
218 Feb 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded by glass when vehicle stopped, driver robbed, and gunmen fired at car while driving off. Archived Archived
1281 Aug 5 2011 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Raid Public location 6.74 44.27806 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was injured in a grenade attack in a restaurant in Kebridehar. Pending Archived
1549 Dec 14 2012 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5288319 21.0410733 Unknown Unknown Female national staff was attacked during robbery on the road and received 2 stab wounds. Yes Focal Point
2088 May 3 2016 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 18.556359 -72.259967 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was stabbed in his car by two armed suspects. The victim managed to defend and drive himself to a nearby hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
2352 Feb 10 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown An NGO security guard was killed during a compound robbery of the organization's office in Juba. Yes Official Report
2623 Jun 25 2018 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.5 41.88333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male staff member of an INGO was killed when the public transport bus he was riding on was shot at by armed attackers. A total of 26 people were on the bus, of which 3 were killed and others wounded. Yes Focal Point
2885 Apr 26 2019 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 13.2143917 12.0289902 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO watchman was injured when his INGO base was attacked by unknown perpetrators in Maine Soroa, Diffa. Reports indicate 3 months after this incident, due to escalating violence, the INGO was forced to shut down all programming in the area. Yes Focal Point
219 Mar 2003 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in ambush in Kismayo. Archived Archived
481 Oct 6 2006 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed at a checkpoint run by a sectarian militia in Baghdad, Oct 7. Archived Archived
1550 Jul 10 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown Male national staff was kidnapped while traveling on road during vaccination campaign. He had previously been warned to stop working. He was held for a few days and released unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2089 May 7 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.864586 31.558421 Unknown Unknown An INGO male staff member was shot and killed in his residence at night by unknown assailants. Another person, female, that was present at the residence, was also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2353 Feb 11 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable One casual NGO worker was killed during an attack in Akobo, Jonglei, that was reported to be caused by a local dispute. Another NGO staff member was hurt as well (not counted here as severity of his injuries could not be verified). Yes Official Report
2624 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 32.622434 36.11097 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition An INGO implementing partner's staff member, his wife and daughter (the latter two not counted in the database) were killed by airstrikes. Yes Focal Point
2886 Dec 12 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 3.4698023 31.2483291 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was assaulted and wounded during a raid by unknown perpetrators of their INGO compound in Yumbe, Northern Uganda. Yes Focal Point
220 Mar 10 2003 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff beaten with rifle butt and kicked when the agency's and an INGO's vehicles ambushed in Darfur, March 10. Archived Archived
482 Oct 2006 Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver disappeared during a hijacking incident in North Darfur and is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
1024 Oct 22 2010 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 29.3743832 71.665621 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A staff member of a local NGO was kidnapped by people who initially indicated that they were anti-corruption officers. They later said they were a Taliban group and asked for 10 million rupees ransom. Yes Official Report
1818 Aug 13 2014 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.307049 62.136421 Unknown Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was abducted. He was released on 31 August following negotiation by community elders and a ransom payment. Yes Official Report
2090 May 10 2016 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.313161 32.426147 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck driver was ambushed and killed by gunmen along the Magwi-Torit road in Eastern Equatorial, South Sudan. The gunmen stole money, phones and other items. Two other people in the truck managed to escape unharmed. Yes Official Report
2354 Feb 8 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.771316 33.592394 Unknown Unknown One national INGO driver was assaulted when the vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed by a group of armed men between Kapoeta South and Camp 15. There were two other staff members in the vehicle for a total of two international staff members and one local staff member. They were all robbed of their valuables and money. The international staff members were robbed of their passports as well. After the attack, the group traveled to Kapoeta so that their colleague could receive medical attention at the hospital for a head injury. Yes Official Report
2625 Oct 23 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -0.10309 34.756062 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was attacked by unknown assailants near his residence during the evening. The attack led to severe head injuries and a crack on his skull. Yes Focal Point
483 Oct 30 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver suffered minor gunshot wounds when a UN convoy bringing humanitarian assistance was fired upon in South Darfur, 30 Oct. (Two passengers also suffered wounds, but not counted here.) Archived Archived
1025 Nov 18 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown AOG under the command of a prominent mullah abducted an INGO national staff member, while on a home visit. 2 days later, on 20 November, the staff member was released unharmed through negotiation. During the captivity, the staff member was question as to the identity of the organization, his position, programming and donors. Yes Official Report
1284 Apr 15 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.51952 65.25094 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An armed group abducted a female NGO national staff member on duty along with her son while they were travelling to Chaghcharan City by motorcycle. On the 17th of April, both of them were released unharmed in the said area in Shahrak following the negotiation held by a member of parliament. Yes Official Report
1552 Jul 20 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.813945 68.94788 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One driver of an INGO ambulance was seriously injured when struck with small arms fire while in the crossfire between ANSF and AOG fighters. Yes Official Report
2091 May 18 2016 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.169786 17.306643 Unknown Unknown A national driver for an INGO was shot and killed by armed men in an attack on a convoy. The attack occurred in Kouki, 250 miles north of Bangui. Yes Media
2626 Nov 1 2018 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.77482 -16.36052 Unknown Unknown A female security guard at an INGO office was attacked by unidentified armed assailants and suffered knife injuries to her head and face. Yes Focal Point
2888 Mar 19 2020 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Unknown 32.626434 36.1033061 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff member was killed during an outbreak of violence in the western suburb of Jilin, Daraa. Pending Media
484 Oct 30 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver injured when beaten with a stick on the head when three UN-contracted trucks were stopped by 12 armed men when on their way from Nyala to Kass, Oct 30. All drivers were robbed of their money and mobile phones. Archived Archived
756 Jan 18 2008 Nepal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 27.15 85.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff junior engineer abducted from Harsar village of Dhanusa district on January, 18, 2008 Friday at around 4:30 PM. He was abducted during the distribution of wage payment to the laborers at building construction site. Chairperson of building construction committee was also abducted (not included). Abductors came on motorbikes and forced 2 people to ride, got on the bikes and drove away. He was released on 20 Jan at 8 PM in the evening after the local partner NGO staff and community put pressure on abductors. Yes Focal Point
1285 Apr 5 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Unknown Unknown 36.80606 70.10436 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was injured when a BBIED detonated against a pro-government Militia commander. The blast killed 2 people--including the commander--and injured an additional 16 (including one of the commander's bodyguards, 1 ANP and 1 local employee of an INGO) Yes Official Report
1554 Aug 9 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 34.917211 70.764156 Host State Afghan Armed Forces One NGO staff member was injured when an ANA fired mortar shell landed in a residential area. Yes Official Report
2092 May 19 2016 Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.75 11.05 Unknown Unknown A team of four UN agency staff members where attacked by robbers along the Keffi-Jos road not far from Barde Village. The driver was shot and transported to the hospital. The other staff members were unharmed. Yes Official Report
2356 Feb 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed and one wounded (not countered at this time because the information could not be verified) during aerial airstrikes. Yes Media
2627 Mar 2 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.22902 31.43816 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was assaulted by criminals after the car that he was traveling in was ambushed on the road in Mayom. Robbery was reported as the most likely motive for the incident. Yes Focal Point
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
1027 Nov 26 2010 Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.95 124.23333 Unknown Unknown A gunman shot dead a Filipino driver (employee of a contractor) delivering aid for the UN. Motive not established. Pending Media
1555 Aug 8 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 33.499742 36.295234 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was killed. Yes Official Report
1821 Sep 4 2014 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.532579 29.63031 Criminal Unknown One ICRC-contracted driver was shot and wounded when the convoy he was traveling with was robbed by armed men. Yes Official Report
2357 Feb 19 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.410151 20.648179 Non-state armed group: National Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC) One INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for three days by the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC). A ransom was demanded for the release of the staff member and it was paid, however, it is not clear whether it was a family member or another individual or entity that paid for his release. Yes Official Report
2890 Feb 14 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.5517702 32.5324097 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when a civilian attacked him in the office compound in Khartoum. Yes Focal Point
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
758 May 20 2008 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -13.9388211 33.9169552 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff (driver) abducted after stopping by armed men who forced him to drive them. The driver saw a motorcyclist following them and the two men in his vehicle were phoning him giving each other instructions on how to attack the driver and get away with the vehicle. Upon hearing this, the driver decided to stop the vehicle removed the keys and ran away.In the process the robbers tore his shirt and cut him in the head with a knife.When the villagers came out for his rescue, the robbers fled without stealing anything from the vehicle. Yes Focal Point
1028 Nov 30 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 34.30157 62.2465 Unknown Unknown The corpse of a female national INGO staff member was found, after she went missing during work. Reportedly, she was physically assaulted and killed by an unknown number of perpetrators. A criminal motive such as robbery or a personal dispute is assumed to be the reason for the killing. Yes Official Report
1287 Mar 10 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was shot in the head while traveling along Juba - Jebel road, and was hospitalized Yes Official Report
1556 Aug 15 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.277528 62.614173 Unknown Unknown One off-duty NGO national staff member was killed while acting as a bodyguard to a local powerbroker when they were ambushed while in transit. This is likely related to a family and/or tribal dispute. Yes Official Report
1822 Sep 6 2014 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home -1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown One national UN staff member was injured by armed robbers when returning home with his wife. The UN staff member is in stable condition at the hospital. It is suspected that the robbers were members of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC). Yes Official Report
487 Nov 2 2006 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped when armed men attempted to kidnap eight national staff members at an IDP camp basic health care clinic in Kandahar province, Nov 2. Seven of the eight managed to escape. No parties have claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
759 Nov 7 2006 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized as a result of carjacking. Yes Focal Point
1029 Dec 1 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Unknown Unknown A local employee of an INGO and his driver were kidnapped while driving in a low profile vehicle and taken to an unknown location. The driver was released the next day (so not counted here). The other employee was released on Dec 5 following the intervention of local elders and religious authorities. Yes Official Report
1288 Mar 6 2012 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown A UN international staffer was kidnapped along with his Sudanese driver as they headed towards the office near Al-Hilal stadium in downtown Nyala. The two were kidnapped by unknown armed men driving a Land Cruiser vehicle. UPDATE: The driver was released shortly after the abduction, and the international staffer was released 86 days later following concerted negotiations. Pending Media
1557 Aug 17 2013 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Project site 10.130742 33.327557 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO staff member was killed by a staff member of another INGO allegedly over domestic dispute. Yes Official Report
2359 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.647987 36.679543 Unknown Unknown One volunteer for a Syrian NGO was wounded during the shelling of Ma'arat al-Nu'man town in Idlib governorate. Yes Media
2630 Nov 23 2018 El Salvador 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 13.48 -89.183 Criminal MS-13 One female UN Agency staff member was robbed and raped by a supposed MS-13 gang member while on her way to the organization office. The assailant threatened the staff member with a knife during the attack. Yes Focal Point
226 Apr 2003 Iraq 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 2 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Malaysian) staff wounded and 1 national killed in ambush. Archived Archived
760 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in a carjacking that also resulted in 2 policemen being killed (not included here). Yes Focal Point
1030 Dec 6 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff injured when an NGO vehicle came under small arms fire while driving. No further details known. Yes Official Report
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
1824 Sep 2 2014 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.002336 71.380977 Unknown Unknown A local NGO senior staff member was shot and killed while resisting a kidnap attempt. Yes Official Report
2097 Jun 13 2016 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.152872 23.192139 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed men carjacked a UN-contracted truck with three drivers in the Azoum area of Um Shalaiya. One of the drivers was released after negotiations. on June 27, 2016, in El Geneina, West Darfur. Another driver managed to escape during the ambush and the perpetrators released the second shortly after the abduction. Yes Official Report
2360 Feb 21 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.653899 38.516826 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO male staff member needed medical attention after he was shot twice by armed perpetrators who ambushed the organization's vehicle. The staff members (five in total but only one was wounded) were in the vicinity of Darer Dima and traveling from Malkadaka to Garbatulla when they were attacked. Nothing was stolen from the passengers. While it was reported that the aid workers did not appear to be targeted specifically for their affiliation to an aid organization and that there has been an increase in insecurity in greater Isiolo county, it should also be noted that the vehicle was clearly marked. Yes Focal Point
2631 Feb 20 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.2212 29.0824 Unknown Unknown One male UN contracted driver was shot and killed when his truck was ambushed while transporting food items in South Kivu by Uvira town. Yes Focal Point
227 Apr 2003 Liberia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international and 1 national staff abducted and released, one on the first day and one after several days. Archived Archived
1290 Feb 10 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.843303 31.588554 Police or paramilitary Unknown A UN staffer was assaulted by two men in SSPS uniform in his residence in Gudele West (Gurei) in Juba. The perpetrators made away with 700 SSP, five (5) mobile phones and a UN VHF hand held radio. The staff member sustained bruises on the left cheek, injury on the left shoulder and dislocated left middle finger; he was treated at UN Level II Hospital in Juba. Yes Official Report
1559 Aug 18 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.983382 67.047065 Unknown Unknown A guard of an NGO-run clinic was shot and wounded when three armed men tried to gain access to the clinic and were refused. Yes Official Report
1825 Sep 9 2014 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Home 27.585869 68.006017 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO staff member was abducted outside his home and killed. It appears to have been a personal matter, and not related to his employment with the INGO. Yes Official Report
2098 Jun 3 2016 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.031597 28.993615 Unknown Unknown Armed gunmen ambushed two INGO vehicles and robbed the passengers at gunpoint. The driver was injured and had to be treated at a hospital. Yes Official Report
2894 Jul 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -5.9127393 29.1913918 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was wounded when assaulted due to mob violence on the road in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
228 Apr 20 2003 South Africa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -25.74486 28.18783 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when vehicle carjacked in Pretoria, 20 April. Victim escaped under fire. Archived Archived
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
1291 Feb 12 2012 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 8.85 27 Criminal Unknown An INGO driver was clubbed to death by a gang near a NGO Compund in Maroul area of Aweil town. Yes Official Report
1560 Aug 20 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.519919 32.490316 Unknown Unknown One driver was shot when gunmen opened fire on four UN-contracted trucks. Yes Official Report
1826 Sep 15 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was abducted on the Damascus-Aleppo Road. Yes Official Report
2099 Jun 17 2016 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 5.725947 19.078274 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An INGO truck driver was killed during an ambush by six armed men on two trucks in Amou. Yes Official Report
2362 Feb 27 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 9.240345 29.799546 Unknown Unknown One NGO aid worker was assaulted at home in Bentiu protection of civilian (PoC) site. His injuries required medical treatment. Three other people were also hurt in the attack but they sustained minor injuries. Nothing was taken from the household. Yes Official Report
2895 Aug 8 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 7.9219687 34.1531947 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when mob violence erupted at a project site in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
763 Jun 12 2007 Vietnam 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 16.16667 107.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after major assault during robbery Yes Focal Point
1292 Feb 24 2012 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown A night watchman was killed (from apparent strangulation) when a group of unknown men robbed an NGO compound in Juba. No other staff were harmed. Yes Official Report
1561 Aug 20 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.814659 68.947602 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO ambulance driver was wounded with small arms fire when passing through an clash between AOG and ANSF. Yes Official Report
2100 Jun 5 2016 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.8 69.083333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A demining team (UN agency partner) was attacked by anti-government elements during a range clearing operation. AGE set fire to seven vehicles and abducted the team leader. Yes Official Report
2363 Feb 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.545997 36.406492 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed in Rif Dimashq, Eastern Ghouta when he was caught in an air raid while helping civilians affected by earlier aerial bombardment. Yes Media
230 May 2003 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by rocket grenade aimed at car. Archived Archived
1034 Oct 6 2010 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.68956 64.8531 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed groups occupied a governmental clinic, which is supported by an NGO, and abducted the guard on duty. They appear to have used the clinic as a base. Yes Official Report
1562 Aug 22 2013 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.318414 63.216539 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One assistant driver of an IO-contracted food delivery truck was killed when a roadside IED exploded against his truck. Yes Official Report
1828 Sep 16 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 9.258853 29.800177 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by SPLA soldiers and required medical treatment. Another UN staff member was also assaulted, but seems to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
2364 Jan 12 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.036541 14.429024 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency employees and their driver have all been found after having been kidnapped on January 12th from Sabha. The driver was found on Sunday and the female UN worker was found in the northern suburbs of Sabha. The male national UN staffer (not counted here at this time until further information becomes available) was found on Saturday near Sabha city. Yes Media
2635 Jul 30 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.584522 29.952998 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and killed by unknown assailants when his truck was ambushed between Atibab and Thon Aduel in Lakes District. Yes Focal Point
231 May 3 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.3707276 68.3288601 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Wardak, May 3. Yes Focal Point
765 Oct 12 2007 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after 'major assault'. Motive unknown. Archived Archived
1829 Sep 16 2014 Guinea 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 8.076658 -8.782692 Unaffiliated Community members One INGO staff member, along with seven other individuals (government officials and journalists), was killed in a mob attack. The group was part of an Ebola education team. It appears that the community members attacked because they believed that health workers were spreading the disease. Yes Official Report
2636 Nov 11 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.53 16.32 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted staff member was shot and killed during an ambush. He was travelling on the road between Bassangoa and Paoua when his truck carrying food items was ambushed by unknown assailants. Yes Focal Point
2898 Oct 9 2019 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.8751907 13.1874599 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was assaulted by an unaffiliated civilian at a project site in Tripoli. Yes Focal Point
232 May 2003 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in leg when the office/house attacked in dispute over the compound. Archived Archived
496 Oct 1 2005 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot wounds in the West Bank, Oct 1. Yes Official Report
766 Nov 25 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff shot during armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
1036 Dec 5 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.59382 64.37161 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two members of armed opposition groups riding on a motorbike opened fire at a local national working with an INGO that has a profile and conducts activities that differ from typical NGO's as an interpreter. The victim later died of his wounds in the hospital. Yes Official Report
1295 Apr 25 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 34.34817 62.19967 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff guard was found murdered by unknown perpetrators in the INGO compound guard quarters. The killing is suspected to have been related to personal issues. Yes Official Report
1830 Sep 24 2014 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.98051 69.133384 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by anti-government elements at the INGO demining site. Yes Official Report
2103 Jun 25 2016 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Ambush Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One INGO staff member was killed as a result of a Al Shaabab attack on the Naso Hablod hotel in Mogadishu. The staff member was standing across the street when the initial blast from the VBIED occurred at the entrance to the hotel. He died as a result of his injuries as did 14 other people. Twenty-five civilians were also injured in the attack. Yes Media
2367 Jan 4 2017 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab At least one guard for a UN agency was severely wounded when a car bomb exploded in the organization's garage. The security guard is a Somali national. Al-Shabaab reportedly took responsibility for the attack. Three additional security guards were injured in the attack (not currently counted here because the information on the additional guards could not be verified). Yes Official Report
2637 Apr 11 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Road 4.0939 29.0827 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One male national UN contracted driver was injured during a reported altercation with a DRC Armed Forces (FARDC) Officer. The staff member was taken to the Baraka hospital and later transferred to Bukavu hospital the following day. Yes Focal Point
2899 Nov 1 2019 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -1.2920659 36.8219462 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being ambushed and robbed on the road in Nairobi by civilians. Yes Focal Point
233 May 2003 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when armed group ambushed and fired on the vehicle carrying the victim and others which was reportedly returning from a peace mission to reconcile the cattle rustling pastoralist comm Archived Archived
767 Dec 23 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed during ethnic strife/ staff relocation. Archived Archived
1296 Apr 28 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 37.18897 68.93644 Unaffiliated Not applicable An NGO staff member was killed at his private residence by an armed intruder who he discovered in the midst of a robbery. Yes Official Report
1565 Aug 26 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.787959 70.478834 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was injured when a stray mortar struck a school where s/he was delivering a training. Yes Official Report
2104 Jun 24 2016 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 6.996037 19.185032 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was killed in a hotel in Kaga Bandoro. Yes Official Report
2638 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 4.775 33.59 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers were attacked and seriously injured when they were attacked after stopping their aid convoy in a camp in Kapoeta for the night. The international staff member was evacuated to Juba and later to Nairobi for further treatment. The national UN contracted driver received medical treatment at a local hospital. Yes Focal Point
2900 Jun 6 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.9474902 29.1947098 Host state DR Congo Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed after being ambushed by the DR Congo Armed Forces in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
234 Jun 6 2003 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot, June 6. Archived Archived
768 Dec 29 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff murdered. Motive unknown Yes Focal Point
1566 Aug 27 2013 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.865951 35.21448 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN staff member was shot and killed by IDF soldiers during clashes on an overnight arrest raid at the Qalandia refugee camp. Pending Media
2105 Jul 5 2016 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 4.41067 32.576909 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was killed by armed men who ambushed a private vehicle on the Torit-Kapoeta road in Eastern Equatorial. Other passengers in the car were robbed of their belongings, including cash, but were otherwise unharmed. The circumstances surrounding the killing of the INGO staff member are currently unknown. Yes Official Report
2639 Jun 30 2018 Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.883333 -10.166667 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was ambushed near Yende in Kissidougou, and serioulsy injured by the unknown armed perpetrators. Yes Focal Point
2901 Dec 31 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 36.507867 40.7462671 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded when Syrian Armed Forces soldiers raided the INGO office in Al-Hasakah. Yes Focal Point
235 Jun 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed. Archived Archived
499 Nov 10 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff officer was physically assaulted and sustained back injuries in an incident where two MONUC helicopters landed in Rumbek for refuelling, Nov 10. Archived Archived
1299 May 7 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.9 33.8 Unknown Unknown A national contractor of a UN agency was shot and killed Yes Official Report
1567 Aug 31 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.858778 31.598305 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by a person suspected to be an SPLA soldier while walking from the Olympic hotel in Juba. Yes Official Report
2106 Aug 30 2015 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.626434 36.103306 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national INGO aid worker was kidnapped in Daraa, Syria. Details surrounding the abduction are unknown, however the man was released around September 9th, 2015. Yes Focal Point
2370 Jan 20 2018 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Unknown Unknown One male UN agency staff member was led out of his car at gunpoint and abducted. His wife was in the car at the time of the incident as well but only the staff member was taken. The perpetrator was wearing a mask at the time of the incident. At the time of this report, the staff member's whereabouts were unknown. Reports regarding this incident are currently unconfirmed. Yes Media
2902 Feb 8 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 12.0488796 24.8806896 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed when an unknown civilian entered the INGO compound in Nyala and began shooting. Yes Focal Point
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
1040 Aug 21 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 37 66 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 national staff of an INGO killed. Information suggests he was killed by Taliban, due to his involvement in a project for local militia, which is a government project established to empower the local community to look after their own security. Yes Focal Point
1300 May 9 2012 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.116667 43.65 Unknown Unknown An INGO Project Coordinator was shot and killed while leaving a mosque after evening prayers. Yes Media
1568 Aug 31 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.849379 31.508672 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was robbed and assaulted by two unknown masked men who entered and robbed his home, then removed him by force from his home and brought him to the forest where they continued to assault him and ask for money. Yes Official Report
2371 Jul 15 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.577569 28.398784 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member was shot and killed by unknown armed perpetrators. There is no further information about this incident. Yes Official Report
2641 Oct 23 2018 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 9.5 42.7 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and seriously wounded while distributing food in an IDP camp in Chinaksen. Yes Focal Point
2903 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.5102005 36.2912788 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was wounded when an airstrike hit his home in Damascus. Yes Focal Point
237 Jul 2003 Iraq 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in ambush. Archived Archived
501 Dec 9 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped: A vehicle belonging to an INGO operating within the area of Azerni was carjacked , Dec 9. The location of the natl staff driver and vehicle is unknown. Archived Archived
771 Apr 9 2008 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff severely injured in an armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
1041 Feb 26 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff member was critically injured when suspected members of armed opposition groups launched an attack on the Noor Guest House, Park Residence Guest House and Safi Landmark Hotel in Kabul Yes Focal Point
1569 Aug 31 2013 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Unknown 31.610269 65.701536 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff driver was wounded when a body-borne IED was detonated. The attack was aimed at Afghanistan National Police. Yes Official Report
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
2108 Dec 30 2015 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.037312 27.740425 Unknown Unknown A UN humanitarian agency driver was carjacked by gunpoint while driving in a UN vehicle in the evening. He was shot and killed during the incident. Yes Focal Point
2372 Sep 16 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.06697 30.733558 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staff member was abducted by armed men in Jambo, Mundri East County. He has not been released and the reason for his abduction is unknown. This follows earlier violence in the county that prompted the relocation of other staff. Yes Official Report
2642 Jan 28 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 15.348333 44.206389 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female INGO director was reportedly summoned for questioning by Houthi rebels to their headquarters on January 28 in Sanaa, and after not returning to the organization was assumed kidnapped by the rebels. She was released on February 16, 2019 after international diplomatic pressure. Yes Media
2904 Jun 21 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.5281296 69.1723328 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was stabbed in the leg with a knife while walking to a neary shop, 150 meters from his home in Kabul. Four unknown men were involved in the attack, and likely intended to rob the staff member. Yes Focal Point
238 Jul 2003 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.1347916 29.8046322 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped in Makamb, later released. Archived Archived
502 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 1 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 11.2811075 25.1414136 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded (1 raped and 1 sexually assaulted) and 1 INGO national staff guard of another organization wounded in coordinated violent attack on Gereida compound. Staff from the latter INGO were among 71 aid workers evacuated from the town as a result. Since then they maintained some basic public health services through local staff in the town, but most operations have been suspended. Archived Archived
772 Apr 30 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
1042 Apr 14 2010 Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -23.2 44.4 Unknown Unknown A national INGO staff member working in the area of Ifotaka-Ebelo was attacked with knives. The attackers failed to steal his bag, but he was beaten violently on his head and face. Yes Focal Point
1302 May 17 2012 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A national NGO staffer was shot and wounded by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
1570 Sep 2 2013 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Project site 36.21614 37.166897 Unknown Unknown A Syrian doctor was kidnapped from Sejou village where he was working and found killed one day later in Aleppo province. Yes Media
1836 Jun 29 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO nurse was killed by a stray mortar during clashes between clan militias. The nurse was assisting the wounded at the time of the attack. Yes Official Report
2109 Oct 8 2015 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 34.555349 69.207486 Unknown Unknown Armed men stormed into a restaurant and indiscreetly fired upon the crowd. One national employee for a UN agency was serious injured in the attack. Yes Focal Point
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
503 Dec 19 2006 Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff teacher injured in crossfire during armed dashes that took place in the vicinity of UN schools in Gaza, Dec 19. A 13-year-old school girl was also injured (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
773 Apr 23 2008 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30 70 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted and held for 8 days. Motive deemed 'political'. Yes Focal Point
1043 May 23 2010 Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -23.35 43.66667 Unknown Unknown A national INGO staff was attacked at his home, located in Analapatsy, by six armed bandits armed with guns, swords and an axe. He has beaten and some money was stolen by the bandits. Yes Focal Point
1303 May 18 2012 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was shot and killed in his home in Goma by unknown assailants. Yes Official Report
1837 Oct 7 2014 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Unknown Home 34.564422 71.254501 Unknown Unknown One UN polio worker was killed in an IED explosion. Two others (not counted) were also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2110 Apr 20 2015 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.818215 14.818215 Unknown Unknown While driving his motorcycle along the Terraceria Highway in the Camotan Municipality, one national male staff member of an INGO was ambushed by two people in ski masks. They were armed and they shot at him, injuring him in the chest. He was able to escape and was taken to hospital for medical treatment. Yes Focal Point
2374 Aug 21 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 6.777367 29.71322 Unaffiliated Not applicable One NGO staff member was killed at home in Cuei Cok in Rumbek East. This incident is not considered to be due to his work as an aid worker but to inter-communal fighting in the town. Yes Official Report
2644 Jul 27 2014 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.528056 37.954722 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One male national INGO staff member was detained by ISIS on July 27, 2014. Circumstances of the abduction are unkown. He was released on March 31, 2015 Yes Focal Point
2906 Feb 2 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was taken from her house in Chittagong by 7 masked men at 6:30pm. The unknown men forcibly covered her face and dragged her out of her house to a nearby field. The perpetrators assaulted and robbed the staff member, cut her hair, threatened her to stop working for the INGO and get married. Focal point reports also indicate the staff member explained other members of her family had been threatened and assaulted in recent months. Yes Focal Point
240 Jul 2003 Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Unknown Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by mortar fire. Archived Archived
1044 Oct 15 2010 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -4.3217055 15.3125974 Unknown Unknown An INGO local employee, accompanied by his siblings, was attacked by a group armed with knives, and robbed. The employee was hit with a machete on his hand and his fingers suffered major injuries. Yes Focal Point
1572 Sep 7 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.259642 29.800035 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was assaulted by three persons who allegedly disguised themselves as visitors at his residence in Kalibalak, Bentiu. He was evacuated to the hospital. Yes Official Report
1838 Nov 17 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.717466 44.768614 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member working at Marka General Hospital was shot and killed by unknown armed militia. The incident was reportedly related to clan revenge. Yes Official Report
2111 Aug 8 2015 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 0.365182 32.653176 Unknown Unknown A male national INGO staff member was trailed by robbers as he drove home. He was attacked as he waited to drive through the gate to his home. Beaten into coma, he was robbed of the vehicle he was driving as well as other valuables. During the attack he sustained a fractured skull, a deep cut over his eye and internal bleeding. He survived the attack. Yes Focal Point
2375 Aug 22 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown The South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) discovered the body of an NGO driver when they responded to the sounds of gunfire in Torit, near the UNMISS base. It is unknown whether the incident is related and a police investigation was underway during the time that this incident was reported. The NGO driver had been shot. Yes Official Report
2907 Dec 25 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4377785 69.0277405 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO contracted truck carrying blankets to the Urgon and Barmal Districts in Paktia was kidnapped by unknown non government actors in the early hours of December 25 near Hazarkhil village, Sarkai area. After intervention of the INGO and elders in the area, the truck and driver were released unharmed the afternoon of the following day. Yes Focal Point
241 Jul 22 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Farah, Afghanistan, July 22. Archived Archived
505 Dec 26 2006 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed 1 UN national staff contracted driver shot and injured in ambush of two commercial trucks carrying UN agency food in Habila Kanari. Ten armed attackers, believed to be Janjaweed militia, shot at the vehicles that drove through the ambush, hitting one driver. Archived Archived
775 Jun 25 2008 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after shooting. Motive deemed as 'theft'. Yes Focal Point
1045 Dec 29 2010 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Unknown Unknown A local national employed by an NGO was shot in the head while in his vehicle. The victim received medical attention. There are no indications that this shooting was carried out by AOG, or is related to the victim's status as an NGO employee. The true motive for this shooting, as yet unconfirmed, may be related to personal disputes. Yes Official Report
1573 Sep 8 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.873301 31.589264 Unknown Unknown Robbers at a UN compound assaulted the UN-contracted guard, who was taken to the hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
1839 Oct 16 2014 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 9.558889 31.652222 Non-state armed group: National Pro-SPLA Shiluk militia One national UN staff member was kidnapped at gunpoint from Malakal airport by eight armed men. Reports made from the organization in August 2015 confirm that the staff member is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
2112 Nov 18 2015 South Africa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -24.209591 30.409835 Unknown Unknown Three armed men jumped the security perimeter fence around an INGO compound and assaulted one security officer (not counted here) and shot another in his arm. He was also assaulted and tied up while the men broke into the office and stole material assets, and money from the safe. Yes Focal Point
2646 Apr 4 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was shot and killed while travelling by Bolhom village at approximately 6:00am. The staff members motorcycle was also taken by the unknown perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2908 Jan 10 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 15.7030403 43.6039301 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO contracted truck driver was assaulted and injured by a mob of 50 civilians in the Kuaidenah Market. Reports indicate 50% of the truck contents were taken by the mob. Yes Focal Point
506 Jan 8 2007 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff engineer shot while driving car in Baghdad at night. Perpetrators/motives unknown. Archived Archived
776 Aug 15 2008 El Salvador 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 13.692667 -89.218216 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff of local partners murdered. Motive deemed 'personal'. Yes Focal Point
1046 Oct 17 2010 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.212495 18.3396815 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff (driver) of an INGO was severely beaten during an ambush on the road. Yes Focal Point
1840 Sep 6 2014 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 3.93545 41.853051 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver, who was driving as part of an INGO humanitarian convoy, was wounded when an armed militia attacked. Yes Official Report
2113 Dec 19 2015 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 8.489716 -12.756611 Criminal Unknown One male field staff member was cut by a large knife (or machete) and assaulted when a gang of five men broken into the guest house he was staying in with other people. The assailants demanded cash from the occupants, some of which were Council staff and believed to have cash on them because of the Census that had recently ended. The armed men assumed that they would have just received their salaries. Personal items were also stolen from the house as well as a computer. The other occupants (not counted here) received bruises and cuts as a result of the incident. Yes Focal Point
2377 Mar 14 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.231487 29.800503 Unaffiliated Youths A UN agency contracted truck driver received a head injury during an assault in Bentiu on March 14th. Local youths threw stones at the truck which broke the windscreen and caused the injury. The driver was treated at an INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
2909 May 29 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One female INGO staff member was injured when a large rock was thrown into a project site and hit her on the head. Focal point reports indicate the staff member was hosting a meal event for girls and women in the safe space inside the Azraq Refugee Camp Village 2, when another male resident threw a large rock onto the shading tent above the centre while yelling 'women should stay home.' The staff member was taken to the hospital and received a CT scan. Yes Focal Point
243 Jul 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead in home by unknown assailants dressed in civilian clothes. Interviewees made reference to reports that three men had called for victim's brother at their home and victim went out to speak to them. Yes Focal Point
777 Aug 26 2008 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted for what the INGO deemed a 'likely scam". Yes Focal Point
1307 May 29 2012 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Unknown Unknown A driver of an NGO was wounded when unidentified people opened fire on the vehicle he was driving in Khuzdar District. Pending Media
1841 Jan 27 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.056278 45.300605 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured when a shooting broke out in front of a medical health facility managed by the INGO. Yes Official Report
2378 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.231487 29.800503 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was assaulted by two unknown men at his shelter inside the Protection of Civilians site at around midnight in Bentiu. The motive for the attack is unknown and the victim was treated at an INGO clinic for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2648 Dec 22 2018 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site -3.689481 30.784619 Unknown Unknown One guard was seriously assaulted at a Nduta camp by a group of individuals that ran away after the attack. The staff member had to be hospitalized for several days. The motive for the attack is not known. Yes Focal Point
508 Dec 18 2006 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded when an ambulance escorted by Govt police was ambushed by 7-10 armed men in Khorbomba (Habila Kanari area, 23 km west from El Geneina), Dec 18. One policeman was also killed (not counted here) and three AK-47s Archived Archived
778 Sep 3 2008 Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was the victim of a 'major assault' and hospitalized . Motive deemed 'personal'. Yes Focal Point
1048 Sep 23 2010 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -0.66667 28.75 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff (driver) wounded when the INGO vehicle he was driving was shot at on the road. Yes Focal Point
1308 Jun 11 2012 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown A national NGO ambulance driver was killed by an IED, along with two relatives of the patient they were transporting. The patient and one other relative were injured. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
245 Aug 27 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 36.22675 44.76106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded by small arms fire in Erbil, Aug 27. Archived Archived
1309 Jun 17 2012 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.75 31 Host State Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN staff member was detained overnight and repeatedly beaten by SPLA soldiers over an alleged land dispute. He was released on 18 June. Yes Official Report
1843 May 25 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.021074 45.288353 Host State Somali Armed Forces One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces. Yes Official Report
2116 Apr 2015 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 12.785497 45.018655 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was killed by a sniper in Aden. Yes Focal Point
2650 Jan 29 2018 Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.862532 10.218272 Unknown Unknown One national female staff member was walking on the street when a thief walked up to her and stole her phone and tried to steal her bag. She resisted and was hurt in the struggle when he pushed her back. The aid worker fell and injured her back. She was out on medical leave for over a week. Yes Focal Point
2912 Dec 22 2019 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.7701456 46.7913915 Unknown Unknown One INGO national driver was shot and killed when his INGO vehicle was ambushed on his way to a project site in Saaxo. Yes Focal Point
246 Aug 2003 Chechnya 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Home 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff abducted from their home, has never been found (presumed killed). Archived Archived
780 Oct 17 2008 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30 70 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted and released after 6 days. Motive deemed 'personal' Yes Focal Point
1050 Aug 2 2010 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN agency national staff (driver) shot at in the right hand during an ambush of two vehicles carrying INGO and UN agency staff. Yes Focal Point
1310 Jun 17 2012 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.33951 69.92041 Unknown Unknown A INGO staff member was wounded when their vehicle was fired on at a road block in a suspected roadside robbery attempt. Yes Official Report
1579 Sep 22 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 28.00069 69.31894 Unknown Unknown One female social worker employed by a local NGO was kidnapped by unidentified armed men and killed. Yes Official Report
2117 Dec 15 2015 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.791773 29.045993 Unknown Unknown On Tuesday 15 December, 2 INGO staff members were kidnapped in North Kivu, DRC. They were released unharmed the next day. Yes Focal Point
2651 Apr 22 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 26.666955 18.030248 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was shot in the foot by a stray bullet during crossfire between two armed actors. He was treated in a medical clinic and released the same day. The incident occurred in Sebha Al-Thanawiya. Yes Focal Point
2913 Sep 1 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.9530448 32.1391217 Unknown Unknown One male NGO national staff member was attacked with a knife outside of his house on the street in Bweyale by unknown perpetrators. Reports indicate the staff member was lured outside by a phone call pretending to be a friend, where he was then cut twice on the head and neck. He was taken to hospital where he died the next day. Yes Focal Point
512 Feb 2007 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.16667 24.36667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver briefly abducted and beaten in eastern Jebel Marra in Darfur. Archived Archived
1051 Jun 15 2010 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -15.69383135 35.16222661 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff beaten and tied up during an attack on an INGO office that involved robbery. Yes Focal Point
1311 Jun 20 2012 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.6291 46.126 Host State Yemeni Armed Forces A national staffer of the ICRC was killed in a government airstrike while on the road with three colleagues Pending Media
1580 Sep 23 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.492154 27.993158 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN staff member was assaulted after group of people at the scene of road traffic accident forcibly asked the staff member to transport a non-UN casualty to a hospital - while the injured was being received at the hospital, an unknown person assaulted the staff member. Yes Official Report
1845 Oct 22 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.766627 47.429627 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was shot and injured by an unknown armed man. The attack may have been connected to an inter-clan dispute. Yes Official Report
2382 Mar 17 2018 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.050221 29.514285 Unknown Unknown According to a report, on March 17th a 20-vehicle NGO convoy was attacked by armed assailants in Virunga Park. During the attack, the convoy lead was injured and needed to be taken to the hospital. Twenty-one people from the convoy were abducted by the armed group and were still being held in captivity on March 20th, 2018. Until a few details can be confirmed, the twenty-one people that have reportedly been abducted are not yet counted here. Yes Official Report
2652 Oct 18 2018 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 15.566667 49.233334 Unaffiliated Community members One male national contractor was shot at the INGO's project site after being assaulted by individuals from the local community. The motive for the attack is unknown. The incident occurred in or close to Raydah. Yes Focal Point
2914 Mar 4 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO reception centre guard was injured when he was attacked by a group of nearby male civilians. INGO staff were attempting to instruct a woman on infant bathing safety, when she became irritable. As the group of nearby men heard the issue they approached the staff holding knives. The staff fled and the nearby guard attempted to control the mob when he was stabbed. He was taken to a health facility where he received medical attention. Yes Focal Point
513 Mar 2007 Iraq 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 IFI national staff driver seriously wounded in a shooting in Baghdad; was evacuated from the country. Archived Archived
1312 Jun 22 2012 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 35.3333335 40.1499999 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Crescent volunteer on first aid duty was shot in the head and killed by an unknown shooter. Pending Media
1846 Nov 26 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.117687 43.644197 Host State Somali Armed Forces An INGO security guard was shot and wounded by a member of the Somali National Government forces. The attack appears to be related to a dispute over INGO employment. Yes Official Report
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
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
1053 Oct 29 2010 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown 1 night watchman attacked during an incursion on an INGO office at night. Yes Focal Point
1313 Apr 13 2012 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.9041 32.06429 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 INGO staff (1 international and 1 national) were stopped by militia who held them for roughly two weeks before they were released, in poor physical shape, in May. Yes Official Report
1582 Sep 23 2013 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.884819 61.140623 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was kidnapped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. The driver was released unharmed in the Islam Abad area of Khaki Safed District unharmed, following the intervention of local elders. Yes Official Report
1847 Dec 7 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.983244 44.283339 Unknown Unknown An INGO-contracted driver was shot and kiled by an unidentified gunman. Yes Official Report
2120 Feb 10 2015 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO security guard was caught in the crossfire when French and ex-Seleka forces began heavy fighting. A stray bullet grazed his head and he received medical attention for his wound. Yes Focal Point
2654 Apr 19 2019 DR Congo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 0.127778 29.2875 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On April 19 2019, one male international UN aid worker was shot and killed, while another male national staff member was shot and wounded. The perpetrators reported to be armed militia, attacked the Ebola treatment group in Butembo with indiscriminate use of firearms. Attacks on Ebola response aid workers have recently been common in areas of the DRC affected, causing some medical INGOs to withdraw. Yes Media
2916 Mar 7 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.1056708 38.2849463 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was seriously injured when a group of four unknown perpetrators attacked him at a mini bus stop in Shire. The staff was assaulted and robbed, suffering a fractured hip among other injuries. Yes Focal Point
250 Aug 7 2003 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush in Helmand, Aug 7. Archived Archived
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
785 2007 Malawi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 UN national staff stabbed to death by robbers in what the agency called a non-work related incident. Archived Archived
1054 Oct 17 2010 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.4631769 -10.7846261 Unknown Unknown 1 local employee of an INGO was attacked at night while she traveled in a commercial vehicle. Men attacked her with knives and sticks, stole valuables, and took her to an isolated location for around 3 hours. She was hospitalised for injuries. Yes Focal Point
1314 Feb 13 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown A security guard for an INGO was injured when a and grenade was lobbed into the organization's compound. Pending Archived
1583 Sep 23 2013 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 28.000421 69.318844 Unaffiliated Spouse One female NGO worker was shot and killed by her husband in an honor killing. Pending Media
2121 Oct 6 2015 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 13.447898 22.464908 Unknown Unknown A female national staff member for a INGO was shot in the leg and robbed while at home. Yes Focal Point
2655 Nov 28 2018 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member on security duty, was injured during a robbery attempt on a project site in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Although the assault was minor, the staff member required medical attention for his injuries. Yes Focal Point
251 Aug 7 2003 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in South Kivu, Aug 7. Archived Archived
786 Mar 14 2007 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -0.35817 42.54536 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff Chairman killed in Olympic district by unknown gunmen. Reports add that he had travelled from Kismayo to attend a workshop. Yes Official Report
1055 Aug 7 2010 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Road 22.81513955 89.44492672 Criminal Unknown 1 local employee of an INGO was given food to eat by criminals traveling in the guise of passengers while on a bus. He became unconscious and had to be hospitalised. His mobile phone and cash were stolen. Yes Focal Point
1316 Oct 30 2011 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.77396 47.42506 Unknown Unknown An acting director of a LNGO was killed by unknown gunmen in Garsoor village near hotel Guure. Circumstances unclear. Pending Archived
1850 Jul 12 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 10.828468 49.252965 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO staff member was injured when shooting broke out during what seems to have been an inter-clan attack. Yes Official Report
2386 Mar 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Public location Unknown Unknown One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Aleppo province, Der Sawwan district. Yes Media
2918 Apr 5 2020 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 8.169358 32.105211 Unknown Unknown One male NGO national staff was shot dead by unknown armed assailants walking on the road from Motot to Waat in the afternoon of April 5. Pending Official Report
252 Sep 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff killed by suicide bomber. Archived Archived
517 2006 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
1056 Jun 29 2010 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 guard for an INGO was shot in the hand and shoulder while guarding a child-friendly space in an IDP camp. The perpetrator had tried to steal chairs. Mershing - Tom kiter IDP camp Yes Focal Point
1317 Nov 18 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.769709 47.430831 Unknown Unknown A national staff working as protection officer with an INGO was shot and killed by unknown gunmen when leaving a local mosque after evening prayers. Pending Archived
1585 Oct 3 2013 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member sustained injuries during a fight with three robbers at his home. Yes Official Report
1851 Sep 7 2013 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.032836 45.33976 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An INGO guard was wounded during an Al Shabaab attack. Yes Official Report
2123 Nov 11 2015 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Host State Somali Armed Forces A female national INGO aid worker was driving an ambulance when she was shot by Somali forces. The bullet hit her in the leg. Yes Focal Point
2387 Mar 10 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.140888 36.755199 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids on Idlib while fulfilling emergency response duties. Yes Media
2657 Apr 22 2019 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -2.0789 41.1338 Unknown Unknown One female Red Cross volunteer was attacked by unknown assailants with a large knife while closing her store, unrelated to Red Cross activities, in Mbwajumwali village at 11:00pm. Media reports indicate the volunteer was killed after suffering several large and serious lacerations. There is an ongoing police investigation Yes Media
253 Sep 21 2003 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.335 43.11889 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in convoy attacked Sept 21 (non-UN vehicles with UN shipment) on road between Erbil and Mosul. Archived Archived
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
1057 Feb 18 2010 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -0.75 37 Unknown Unknown 1 guard for an INGO was hospitalised after being hacked with machetes by a gang of thieves when they attacked the organisation's office at night during a black out. They demanded to be shown where the motorbikes were, and attacked the guard when they could not find them immediately. Yes Focal Point
1318 Nov 18 2011 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 9.1549 47.47764 Unknown Unknown A national staff working with an INGO was shot and wounded by unknown gunmen in his hotel room. Pending Archived
1586 Oct 4 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.191604 66.998056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local NGO director was reportedly kidnapped for ransom by armed men while heading to his office. The rescue attempt failed to recover the victim. UPDATE: the director was freed on 7 December 2013 by his abductors in Mastung district. Yes Official Report
2124 Oct 4 2015 Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 13.587248 44.03514 Unknown Unknown Taij branch of the Red Crescent reported the death of a Yemeni Red Crescent volunteer. He was on his way to the Revolutionary hospital to provide support to patients admitted to the hospital when he was killed by a ricocheting bullet. Yes Focal Point
2388 Mar 16 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.540668 36.43275 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
519 2007 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
789 Aug 2007 Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 12.225592 21.4101617 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor killed. Yes Focal Point
1058 Nov 16 2010 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 30.1898249 67.019108 Unknown Unknown 1 doctor who heads a national NGO was attacked and killed in his office. Motivation unknown. Date is approximate only. Yes Official Report
1319 Nov 20 2011 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.51265 42.07962 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An LNGO national staffer was wounded when a convoy of Kenyan military and anti-AS militias was ambushed by AS militants on the main road between Dhoobley and Tabta in the vicinity of Hawinha. The LNGO's vehicle was in the convoy. Pending Archived
1587 Oct 4 2013 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.529402 68.757858 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was abducted on the road. Yes Official Report
1853 Nov 10 2014 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.855224 31.57988 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO driver was carjacked and beaten by three armed men. He suffered injuries to his face and arm. The attack occured in the evening. Yes Official Report
2126 Sep 13 2015 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Unknown Office/compound 34.014552 69.192392 Unknown Unknown The Afghan Red Crescent reported that a volunteer died while doing volunteer work in Afghan Logar Branch. There is no further information to date, although the incident was most likely related to unexploded ordinance. Yes Focal Point
2389 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces