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ID Month Day Sort descending Year ISO Country UN INGO ICRC NRCS and IFRC NNGO Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
217 Feb 2003 Chechnya 0 0 0 0 1 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
218 Feb 2003 UG 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
219 Mar 2003 SO 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
482 Oct 2006 SD Sudan 0 0 1 0 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
222 Mar 2003 CI Cote D'Ivoire 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Unknown Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff killed. Archived Archived
226 Apr 2003 IQ 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
227 Apr 2003 LR 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
230 May 2003 SS 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
232 May 2003 SO 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
233 May 2003 UG 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
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
237 Jul 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 2 0 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
238 Jul 2003 BI 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
239 Jul 2003 BI Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.1347916 29.8046322 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff kidnapped in Makamba and later released. Archived Archived
240 Jul 2003 LR 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
504 2006 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers in hired commercial vehicles with food commodities were ambushed by armed men on the Tawilla-Kabkabiye road from El Fasher to Kabkabiye, were beaten, then allowed to proceed. Ambushed and beaten again after 2 kilometers Archived Archived
242 Jul 2003 SN Senegal 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.6930042 -17.447026 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff physically assaulted in robbery by men with machetes outside restaurant in Dakar. Archived Archived
243 Jul 2003 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 64.6863136 97.7453061 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot dead in home by unknown assailants dressed in civilian clothes. Interviewees made reference to reports that three men had called for victim's brother at their home and victim went out to speak to them. Yes Focal Point
2378 2018 SS 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
2116 Apr 2015 YE 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
246 Aug 2003 Chechnya 0 0 1 0 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
512 Feb 2007 SD 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
781 2008 TD Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 15 19 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff murdered - no further details given. Yes Focal Point
248 Aug 2003 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded in vehicle ambush. Archived Archived
513 Mar 2007 IQ 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
782 2008 ET Ethiopia 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown Three national staff of a local partner organization of an INGO were killed in a mine incident returning from an area they worked under a sub-grant. Yes Focal Point
783 2008 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff murdered while off duty. Motive unknown. Yes Focal Point
785 2007 MW 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
252 Sep 2003 IQ 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 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
518 2006 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff volunteer killed. Archived Media
519 2007 IQ 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 TD 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
255 Sep 2003 IQ Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (British) staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in ambush in Mosul. Archived Archived
520 Feb 2007 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3554189 44.48949509 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff killed while trying to deliver aid to a neighbourhood in Sadr City [a Shia-dominated area of Baghdad]. Militants stopped his car and asked for his documents. When they saw from his surname that he was a Sunni Muslim, they took him away. His body was found two days later near the capital. Media
256 Sep 2003 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Unknown 31.341322 63.993456 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff ambushed and shot dead in Helmand, Sept 24. Archived Archived
257 Sep 2003 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Kenyan) staff shot and killed while driving in revenge attack stemming from cattle rustling. Archived Archived
258 Sep 2003 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff robbed and beaten by armed group at home. Archived Archived
260 Oct 2003 SO 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 SO 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
263 Oct 2003 LR Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Non-state armed group: National Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) 1 INGO national staff robbed and assaulted by passing LURD patrol. Archived Archived
265 Nov 2003 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded and 1 international staff shot and killed in car in Ghazni. Archived Archived
533 Apr 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 12.33333 23.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard was badly beaten up and is in a critical condition in Um Dukhun, Darfur. Archived Archived
269 Nov 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 30.9986864 45.9982036 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 10 NGO national staff injured by glass when NGO office in Nassriyah damaged in explosion aimed at Italian base. Archived Archived
274 2003 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff wounded by Israeli fire in Gaza. Archived Archived
275 2003 0 0 1 0 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
276 Jan 2004 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.358056 42.545278 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
277 Jan 2004 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle hit by roadside bomb in Basra. Archived Archived
2683 2018 HT 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
278 Jan 2004 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded and local NGO national staff wounded in vehicle carjacking and robbery. Archived Archived
281 Feb 2004 CO Colombia 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff shot and killed. Archived Archived
282 Feb 2004 IQ 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
286 Mar 2004 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 32.597902 44.016482 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in bombing in Karbala office. Archived Archived
290 Apr 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed in armed raid on office. Archived Archived
557 Jul 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff, a doctor and his chauffeur, were on a work visit and failed to return to the hospital where they are based, when they were kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan. Archived Media
294 Apr 2004 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff seriously wounded when vehicle ambushed by clan militia near Belet-Hawa. Appeared to be revenge for theft by a rival clan. Archived Archived
295 Apr 2004 SO 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
298 May 2004 CD 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
299 May 2004 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 31.05799 46.25726 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when vehicle fired upon while on road to Nasiriyah. Archived Archived
300 Jun 2004 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 3.116667 43.65 Staff member Contractor One UN national staff abducted outside mosque in Baidoa, released next day. The motive appeared to be a project-related dispute involving a disgruntled contractor. Archived Archived
303 Jun 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by bomb outside gate. Archived Archived
1638 Aug 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.483333 36.35 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer, after having disappeared for five months, died on 8 January 2014. Yes Official Report
571 Jul 2007 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff paralyzed after being shot. Archived Archived
306 Jun 2004 NG Nigeria 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.6000359 7.9999721 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff suffered minor injuries when they were ambushed, robbed and carjacked (in trunk) then abandoned. Archived Archived
572 Sep 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO nationals staff driver was tied up, beaten and treated at a UN clinic in Nyala. Archived Archived
309 Jun 2004 Chechnya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 42.9920711 44.2636348 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Ossetiaand and held for 6 months. Archived Archived
1373 Dec 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.46208 63.46962 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff doctor working for an INGO running health programs was shot and killed while driving home on his motorbike by two assassins, also on motorbikes. The staff member had been threatened in the past, as he and his brother, a local religious leader, had been vocal in their opposition to armed militants in the area. Yes Official Report
311 Jul 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff stabbed and wounded in robbery, later received death threats from perpetrator. Archived Archived
2446 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Host State Syrian Armed Forces One male staff national staff member was killed during aerial bombing by the state while working at the project site. Yes Focal Point
312 Aug 2004 SD Sudan 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff and 5 national RC staff kidnapped. Archived Archived
315 Aug 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed in Paktia. Archived Archived
317 Aug 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded. Archived Archived
320 Sep 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unaffiliated Not applicable 10 INGO national staff (of two different organizations) beaten and stoned by mob after false rumors spread regarding their activities. Archived Archived
321 Sep 2004 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Mosul cafe. Archived Archived
323 Oct 2004 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded when hit in shootout. Archived Archived
326 Oct 2004 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff, 1 national staff killed and 1 national staff injured by landmine between Muzbat and Um Baru in Darfur. Archived Archived
327 Oct 2004 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Iraq and later killed. Archived Archived
592 2006 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff of an NGO (a partner organization of an INGO) raped Yes Focal Point
328 Nov 2004 CI 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
329 Nov 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed by rocket propelled grenade attack on compound, Nov 28. Archived Archived
330 Nov 2004 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 1.55941 30.25224 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when four colleagues attacked by unidentified gunmen south of Bunia, Nov 15. Archived Archived
331 Nov 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in foot during fighting in Kalma camp, Nov 14. Yes Focal Point
332 Nov 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten by police, who took away his INGO ID and materials. Yes Focal Point
333 Dec 2004 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff stabbed to death. Yes Official Report
1669 Jan 2014 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site 7.18192 32.356109 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three aid workers were killed by unknown armed elements who looted several UN and NGO properties in Jonglei State. Pending Media
336 Dec 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in attack on Labado center. Yes Archived
339 Dec 2004 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.236667 33.093056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded in Kitgum national bar. Archived Archived
340 Dec 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when police fired on a wedding celebration in the camp. Archived Archived
341 2004 CD DR Congo 0 0 1 0 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
342 Jan 2005 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN contracted driver killed in convoy ambush. Archived Archived
343 Jan 2005 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
347 Jan 2005 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff attacked in home by 3 armed men. This appears to be an assassination attempt. Previous similar attacks have been attributed to extremist groups. Archived Archived
348 Jan 2005 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff tied up and wounded in armed robbery of INGO office/house by armed gang. Archived Archived
351 Feb 2005 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Public location 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff died at bus station when car bomb exploded. Archived Archived
352 Mar 2005 SO Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.28421 49.18158 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff wounded when they were attacked in Bossaso town, Bari region, by some anti-vaccination individuals. Archived Archived
355 Mar 2005 AF 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
357 Apr 2005 IQ Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO staffers - international director and national director - both killed by suicide car bomber apparently targeting US military convoy. Archived Archived
1162 Jun 2011 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 3.116667 43.65 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A local staff (polio specialist) was taken from his home in late June by Al Shabaab members. The office computer was also confiscated for investigations. His relative has said that she expects him to be released once the investigation is complete. Pending Media
361 Apr 2005 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Project site 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff received minor wounds when unidentified assailant threw grenade into the organisation's hospital. Archived Archived
363 Apr 2005 Chechnya 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 43.3976147 45.6985005 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff arrested and presumed killed during an FSB raid on the building victim was in. Several FSB officers were killed during the raid. It was then claimed that victim resisted arrest. Archived Archived
367 May 2005 NP Nepal 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 28 84 Non-state armed group: National Maoist rebel group (name unknown) 1 UN national staff and 1 NGO national staff beaten by Maoist rebels. Yes Focal Point
369 May 2005 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed by hanging in an incident involving three Afghan women who were found hanged in Baghlan as warning to female aid workers (one of the others was a national civil servant; one was unidentified). Archived Archived
370 May 2005 AF 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
371 May 2005 MW Malawi 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Mob violence Office/compound -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 INGO national staff injured when protestors, angry over US deportation of terror suspects stormed compound. Archived Archived
372 Jun 2005 HT Haiti 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 RC national staff found shot and killed after being kidnapped. Archived Archived
376 Jun 2005 UG Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff wounded in ambush by LRA. Archived Archived
378 Jun 2005 ID Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -3.3596317 135.5049831 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff beaten and attempted stabbing in Nabire, likely stemming from dissatisfaction with INGO project. Archived Archived
380 Jun 2005 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.13410995 29.05000311 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff and 1 national staff kidnapped in Ituri; released 10 days later. Archived Archived
381 Jul 2005 ID Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -6.21195 106.845056 Host state Indonesian National Armed Forces 1 INGO national staff stopped and beaten by TNI - angry victim had not delivered to army camp. Archived Archived
1717 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
382 Jul 2005 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery at victim's house. Archived Archived
1718 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1985 Feb 2015 SS 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
383 Jul 2005 SD Sudan 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 15 Unknown Mob violence Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Aid recipient Unknown 15 INGO national staff injured during camp riots targeting intl organizations participating in the first day of the WFP food registration program. Archived Archived
1719 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
384 Jul 2005 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO nationals staff abducted in Zam Zam camp in North Darfur, July 11; later released, July 15. Archived Archived
1720 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1721 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1722 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
387 Jul 2005 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff kidnapped in July 2005; found dead on Dec 4. They were working on a health project. Archived Archived
1452 May 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown One senior NGO worker associated with education projects was gunned down. This is the second killing of a staffer from this NGO. Yes Official Report
1723 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
388 Aug 2005 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Mob violence Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unaffiliated Youths 1 UN national staff killed by local gang allegedly of youths from the Gambol Secondary School. The incident caused the relocation of both national and international staff of UN agency from Garowe to Gardo. Yes Focal Point
1724 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
389 Aug 2005 IQ Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded in attack by armed group. Archived Archived
1725 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1726 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
391 Sep 2005 SD Sudan 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 0 2 0 2 17 0 0 17 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 15 INGO national staff and 2 international staff when convoy of seven vehicles stopped when travelling from Beida to Geneina in West Darfur. Archived Archived
1727 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
392 Sep 2005 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff hijacked and kidnapped by armed men. Archived Archived
1728 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
393 Sep 2005 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 34.9897121 68.8733495 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded and 1 national staff killed when ambushed on motorbike in Parwan. Archived Archived
1729 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1997 Aug 2015 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 9.88942 32.718138 Unknown Unknown An national INGO staff member was killed during an attack on the village of Wulu. The circumstances surrounding his death are unknown. Yes Official Report
396 Oct 2005 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot in his left hand and 80 bags of sugar was looted when truck travelling from El Obein to Nyala was attacked by 15 armed men on camel, Oct 19. Archived Archived
1998 Aug 2015 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 8.296968 30.153157 Unknown Unknown An national INGO staff member was killed. The circumstances surrounding his death are unknown. Yes Official Report
397 Oct 2005 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 8 0 5 3 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Shooting Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 5 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff wounded when shot by Taliban insurgents while driving towards Kandahar. Archived Archived
668 Mar 2008 SD 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
404 Oct 2005 GY Guyana 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 5 -59 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted during armed robbery on home by armed group. Archived Archived
406 Nov 2005 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 1 INGO international (British) staff and 1 national staff killed when ambushed by LRA. Archived Archived
407 Nov 2005 IQ Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff and 1 national staff kidnapped Archived Archived
409 Dec 2005 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff held hostage in protest of demobilized soldiers not being paid. Archived Archived
410 Dec 2005 MG Madagascar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown -18.9100122 47.5255809 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by stab wounds in Antananarivo. Archived Archived
413 Dec 2005 CD DR Congo 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Police or paramilitary Congolese National Police 2 ICRC national staff beat up when vehicle ambushed by military police who also stole vehicle. Archived Archived
415 Dec 2005 CO Colombia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Non-state armed group: National Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia 2 INGO national staff detained and held by FARC overnight. Archived Archived
685 Jul 2006 HT 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
416 Jan 2006 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed during robbery by military in Goma. Archived Archived
686 Oct 2006 HT Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped for ransom. Archived Archived
417 Jan 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.59382 64.37161 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Lashkargah, Helmand. 1 or 2 shot at mosque. Archived Archived
687 Dec 2007 HT Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown Haitian national staff kidnapped for ransom Archived Archived
418 Jan 2006 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.8411802 29.3884586 Host state Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 3 INGO national staff kidnapped: vehicles hijacked with their drivers for 7 days (1 for 7 days, 2 for 3 days) in Rutshuru. By FARDC to transport troops & materials. Archived Archived
688 May 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 14.5844444 29.4917691 Police or paramilitary Security Forces 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten severely by local security forces, a result of local Dinka-Acholi tensions over land. Archived Archived
689 Nov 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff beaten in an armed attack on Kulbus compound, one vehicle and two thurayas stolen. Archived Archived
420 Feb 2006 CO 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
690 May 2008 CM Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.6125522 13.1535811 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was the victim of an armed robbery on the way home late at night, and was severely beaten in the process. Archived Archived
423 Mar 2006 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 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
430 Apr 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 34.8085 63.43003 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff medical workers, in Darrah-i-Bohm, Badghis tied up and killed in clinic attack. Archived Archived
702 Nov 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver kidnapped and car stolen; driver was freed a few days later after intervention of the Sudanese authorities. Archived Archived
1236 Feb 2011 TZ Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown -6.5247123 35.7878438 Unknown Unknown A staff member of an INGO was killed in Tnazania. No other information is available Pending Archived
437 May 2006 HT Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff seriously wounded when their car was hijacked. Archived Archived
2848 Aug 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.83566 9.88347 Unknown Unknown 4 male NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown armed men in in Kulabe 25 km from the town of Batibo (coordinates given for Batibo). The staff members were on humanitarian assignment in the community for sensitization and vulnerable persons programs. They were released after 3 days unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2849 Aug 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.862997 9.768234 Unknown Unknown 1 male NGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown armed men three times over the month of August culminating in over three days of captivity. The staff member was on a humanitarian assignment in Widikum throughout the month. During the final abduction he was financially extorted and beaten. Yes Focal Point
444 May 2006 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8 32 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff wounded when about 22 civilians, some with firearms, invaded the agency's compound in Bor, southern Sudan. They dragged and beat the victim with sticks, and other staff members who tried rescuing him were threatened with a rifle. Archived Archived
2850 Nov 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.8351175 9.8878507 Unknown Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were kidnapped in Guzan, 15 km from the town of Batibo while distributing food (coordinates for Batibo). They were held for 1.5 days and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
2851 Dec 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.9597001 10.1459703 Unknown Unknown One male NGO staff member was kidnapped in Bamenda town, Mezam division on his way home from the office. He was held for 2 nights and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
447 Jun 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 2 national staff injured when militants attacked their car in Charbolak district of Balkh province. Archived Archived
1518 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1519 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1520 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1521 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1522 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1523 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1524 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1525 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1526 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2012. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1261 Oct 2011 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member killed in Somalia. Yes Focal Point
2070 Feb 2016 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -4.297905 28.956099 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed assailants fired upon an INGO vehicle, injuring the driver who had to be take to Fizi hospital. Yes Official Report
1806 Aug 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.998371 24.334143 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was shot and critically injured during an attempted carjacking/robbery. Three others were also in the vehicle, but they were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
1807 Dec 2013 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -0.938692 29.073764 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were critically injured when they were physically assaulted with machetes during an attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
3118 Nov 2020 ET Ethiopia 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown 13.575 39.0875 Unknown Unknown Media reports indicate 4 staff members of 2 separate INGOs have been killed in a Tigray region refugee/IDP camp during the month of November. Exact details and dates of the incidents are unknown at this time.  Yes Media
213 Jan 2003 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Shooting Ambush Road -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 5 RC national staff wounded when car was fired upon near Uvira. Archived Archived
214 Jan 2003 Kashmir 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.3752779 73.4730602 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. Archived Archived
215 Feb 2003 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Project site 31.41667 34.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in Younis Refugee Camp. Archived Archived
1815 May 1 2014 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 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
2626 Nov 1 2018 TZ 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
2094 Jun 1 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.946423 68.521729 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Anti-government elements fired multiple shots at an INGO vehicle, killing all three national staff members that were inside. The staff members were travelling from Bamyan to Kabul and were in the Khak Ghulam Ali area. Reports cite that three members of the Taliban have been detained on suspicion of their involvement in the incident. Yes Official Report
1029 Dec 1 2010 AF 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
1032 Jun 1 2010 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Detention Custody 9 33 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) At least two staffers from an INGO were reportedly beaten and detained by SPLA soldiers sometime in June. A spokesman for the southern army said they believed one of the beaten staff members was supplying food and medicine to elements of the opposition party. Pending Media
2365 Mar 1 2018 NG Nigeria 4 2 1 0 0 0 5 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 4 Complex attack Raid Project site 12.270081 14.463596 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Boko Haram fighters raided the north-eastern town of Rann, home to a camp housing 55,000 internally displaced persons. Armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades the insurgent group attacked the military post guarding the camp. Initial reports state that 3 aid workers contracted by the UN (from two different agencies), all Nigerian nationals, were killed in the attack. One nurse, a third party contractor to a UN agency, was kidnapped. Two midwives, both female aid workers and supported by an INGO, were also kidnapped by the militant group. Other unconfirmed reports suggest that there may have been more abductions. This incident will be updated when more information becomes available. Updates: 1. (Kidnapped/killed - Monday, September 17th, 2018) One of the kidnapped midwives was killed on or around September 17th. The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria called the act, "cowardly, heinous and despicable." She was killed by Boko Haram while she was held captive. 2. (Kidnapped/killed) - On October 16th, 2018 the ICRC confirmed that another female healthcare worker (midwife) that had been kidnapped by Boko Haram in March was executed by the group. She was 24 years old. Yes Media
496 Oct 1 2005 PS 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
2899 Nov 1 2019 KE 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
1834 Oct 1 2013 SY 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
2913 Sep 1 2019 UG Uganda 0 0 0 0 1 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
1584 Oct 1 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 32.64052 65.570947 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four locally-employed workers (three labourers and a driver) who were subcontracted by a Community Development Council for an NGO-implemented NSP programme were killed after being intercepted by AOG while en route to a stone quarry. Yes Official Report
790 Nov 1 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff contractor killed. Archived Archived
793 Jul 1 2008 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.02497 38.74689 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff in Ethiopia was shot and injured by armed robbers on the road between Dire Dawa and Addis Ababa, while travelling on private business , 1 July 2008. Yes Focal Point
2132 Sep 1 2015 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 12.051801 24.880485 Staff member Family member One national INGO aid worker was stabbed to death in Nyala by a family member, also an INGO staff member, in a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
1068 Nov 1 2010 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.75921 68.04579 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks came under attack and two drivers were injured. Yes Focal Point
1330 Apr 1 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 9 0 6 3 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 8.4594924 81.2309621 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Six national staffers working for an INGO on a post-tsunami construction project were killed and three seriously wounded, when unknown gunmen attacked at Mailampaaveli in Batticaloa district around 7:30PM on 1 April 2007. LTTE and government forces each blamed the other side. Yes Official Report
2671 Mar 1 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Home 36.216667 37.166667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded in his home when a VBIED exploded near his house in the countryside surrounding Aleppo. Coordinates listed are for Aleppo city as exact location of the incident is unknown. Yes Focal Point
807 Feb 1 2009 PK Pakistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.6618741 72.0639872 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed and 1 INGO national staff wounded, in fighting in Swat, as they tried to bring wounded for treatment. The NGO suspended all activities in Swat, including life-saving operations. Archived Archived
2408 May 1 2018 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Unknown Unknown One United Nations female staff member working for agency's immunization program was shot and killed by armed gunmen in Bakara market in the capital, Mogadishu. Although her duty station was in Baidoa town, she was off-duty in Mogadishu buying items for her upcoming wedding, according to a statement made by a family member. Yes Media
1877 Aug 1 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further details are currently available. Yes Official Report
1612 Dec 1 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 35.071902 62.875252 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff and their driver, while distributing food at a school, were abducted by anti-government extremists. (A third INGO staff member was present but managed to escape.) After community elders intervened, the two INGO staff and the driver were released two days later on December 3. Yes Official Report
2688 Aug 1 2018 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.85 44.233333 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia One national INGO staff member was shot and injured when caught in crossfire involving a local militia in a public location in Dujail, Saladin province. Yes Focal Point
2952 Feb 1 2019 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.03 38.74 Unknown Unknown One international male INGO staff member was choked by a perpetrator on the street until he lost consciousness. He was then robbed of all belongings. Yes Focal Point
1089 Feb 1 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.2482128 70.1932137 Unknown Unknown Two days after the attack, the body of an NGO staff member was found by local villagers. It appears that the staff member was traveling on his motorcycle towards his home village when he was abducted and killed execution-style. Motivation for the killing was not established. Yes Official Report
2421 Jun 1 2018 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.416667 34.333333 Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female medical volunteer with an NGO was shot and killed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in Gaza during a protest. According to witness reports and cellphone footage, the volunteer was moving with her hands up and identification card displayed toward a protestor who was close to the border fence and had been affected by tear gas. A preliminary IDF investigation stated that she was not specifically targeted in the attack. Yes Media
2158 Sep 1 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.611246 28.466949 Unknown Unknown Two people were shot and killed while travelling between Baambaru and Yambio town. One of the victims (male) was a driver for an INGO and the other (female) was part of a church group (not counted here). Reportedly, the perpetrators did not take anything from the victims. Yes Official Report
2423 Jun 1 2017 SL Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 8.460555 -11.779889 Unaffiliated Youths This was an unprovoked assault resulting from a spillover of violence from an earlier incident on a motorbike rider who was assigned to an INGO local staff member. The community youth had earlier accused the motorbike rider of assaulting an adolescent who threw an object at the motorbike. They tried to attack the motorbike rider, but he received protection in a police station. The youths decided to attack the INGO local staff member instead. Yes Focal Point
2433 Oct 1 2017 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Non-State Armed Actor abducted one male national INGO staff member in Taiz, Yemen. He was released nine days after negotiations on October 9th. Yes Focal Point
2173 Oct 1 2016 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 34.419849 70.472943 Host State Afghan Armed Forces A UN agency national staff member was killed at a family residence in a crossfire which occurred during a search operation by Afghan forces. Further details on the incident are not currently available. Yes Official Report
1640 Jun 1 2013 IN 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
2974 May 1 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.231487 29.8005027 Staff member Day labourer One male INGO staff member was injured after a contracted day labourer assaulted him while he was distributing wages to the labourers. Reports indicate the attack was ethnically motivated as the staff member was from a different state than the labourer. Yes Focal Point
3211 Sep 1 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Mob violence Road 9.10378 30.4457 Unaffiliated Community members One INGO national staff was shot and wounded after he was ambushed on the road in Thokchak by local armed youth fighting between community groups. Reports indicate the youth dispute began at a wedding where many were under the influence of drugs and alcohol.  Yes Focal Point
3213 Dec 1 2020 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location -6.05 26.916667 Criminal Unknown One INGO national staff was shot and injured after criminal perpetrators raided a hotel In Kabalo, shot the staff, and robbed the hotel.  Yes Focal Point
2981 Feb 1 2019 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.7307932 81.1216761 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry individual in Kotaweheragala while visiting the house of a client. He was admitted to the Sirigala Hospital for treatment of injuries to his face. Yes Focal Point
1380 Jan 1 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 1 6 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.047569 72.403637 Unknown Unknown Seven national NGO staff, six females and one male, were shot and killed by gunmen on motorcyles who ambushed their vehicle. The workers were involved with a community health and education center that provided immunizations, among other services. Yes Official Report
2454 Sep 1 2017 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.709188 27.983474 Unknown Unknown One female UN national staff member walking to the office in Deraja Wau town in the morning and was attacked by two men. She was grabbed by the neck and forced to the ground in an effort to control her while they attempted to steal her bag. The woman was unable to call for help because she was being choked as she the man held her down. A passerby saw the incident and intervened. The female staff member sustained injuries during the attack. Yes Focal Point
3221 Feb 1 2020 ML Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.651944 -4.069722 Unknown Unknown An INGO contracted driver and his assistant were kidnapped while transporting food between Kounari and Severe. They were held for 4 days.  Yes Focal Point
2726 Mar 1 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.616667 36.1 Unknown Unknown One volunteer in Daraa was killed by a stray bullet. Yes Media
1926 Dec 1 2014 KE 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
590 Jan 1 2008 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 15.5933247 32.5356502 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international (American) staff and 1 national staff driver shot and killed in ambush during a New Years celebrations in Khartoum, January 1. The little-known froup Ansar Al Tawhid (Companions of Monotheism) soon claimed responsibility for the killings. Archived Archived
1397 Mar 1 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.508172 69.826566 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three national NGO staffers were wounded when their vehicle detonated an IED.Unclear if it had recently been planted or if the NGO was specifically targeted Yes Official Report
3000 Jun 1 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 36.8189943 38.0075815 Unknown Unknown One director of a local NGO travelling in Jarabulus city, rural Aleppo, was injured after a VBIED on the underside of the vehicle detonated. Yes Official Report
601 Apr 1 2008 SO Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0.433333 41.6 Unknown Unknown 2 UN international (1 British, 1 Kenyan) staff contractors seized by unknown gunmen in southern Somalia on their way to Buale. Taken to Jilib town 280km south of Mogadishu. Archived Archived
2206 Jun 1 2016 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 45.300802 2.043497 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One local NGO staff member was killed in a complex attack on the Ambassador Hotel in Hodan District. A suicide bomber drove a vehicle laden with explosives into the hotel which was then stormed by Al-Shabaab fighters. Reportedly, more than 20 people were killed in the attack and more than fifty were injured, including the local NGO staff member. Yes Official Report
602 May 1 2008 TD 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
1953 Feb 1 2014 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.703257 25.649257 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN contracted truck driver and his truck was hijacked off of a convoy by an unknown armed group while en-route from Ed Daien to Nyala. The driver fled the area. Yes Focal Point
1958 Jul 1 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.177132 68.781077 Unknown Unknown A male staff member was found shot and killed in Sharan district of Paktika province, along with two civilians (not counted in AWSD). The perpetrators of the attack are unknown. Yes Focal Point
1964 Apr 1 2015 SS South Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 10.38248 32.2563 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN contracted truck was commandeered by the SPLA in Khor Adar with demands to transport troops to Akoka. The location of the truck, two staff members and a contracted driver is unknown, but they were on-route to a relief distribution site in Melut with supplies when intercommunal fighting occurred along the road. Update (August 24, 2015): The organization made a statement confirming that the staff members have been presumed dead. Yes Official Report
2767 Sep 1 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 35.9917 36.3938 Unknown Unknown One national male staff member of an INGO and NGO in Syria, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Darkoush town located in the western suburbs of Idlib governate. He was released on September 17, 2019. Yes Media
368 May 1 2005 SD Sudan 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.45099 36.39998 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed, 1 national staff wounded and 1 national staff kidnapped when their vehicle was attacked near the eastern town of Kassala, May 1. Archived Archived
1705 May 1 2014 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 4.361538 18.555595 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka A UNHCR driver, on a personal visit to PK12 in BANGUI, was abducted by armed elements believed to belong to an Anti-Balaka faction. His body was later found in PK16. Yes Official Report
373 Jun 1 2005 AF Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 31.39686 67.08582 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 2 1NGO national staff killed and 5 national staff injured from the by insurgent bomb attack on bridge on the Kandahar-Herat highway, June 1. Archived Archived
1710 Jul 1 2013 UG Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home -0.606542 30.674716 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was stabbed during an apparent robbery by unknown assailants. He was immediately rushed to the hospital, but died upon arrival. Yes Media
1178 Nov 1 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 35.68747 64.29318 Unknown Unknown Three national staffers (an engineer, a labourer, and a driver) monitoring a road construction project were abducted. The project was funded by an IGO and the workers had been hired by the local Shura, who were working with a CBSG (Community Based Stabilization Grants) program via an NGO. The project involved was being monitored by that NGO. The three were released after negotiations by community elders and their family members Yes Official Report
2512 Aug 1 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.348133 30.326254 Unknown Unknown Three armed men stopped NGO staff members traveling from a field exercise in Mudri West and robbed the team. Two female staff members received minor injuries during the attack and were treated at Mudri. Personal belongings, programme related items, and cash were stolen. Yes Official Report
2513 Aug 1 2018 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 5.037845 21.209981 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of a local NGO was found dead on the road between Alindao airfield and the city center. His motorcycle was also found charred. No further details are available at this time. Yes Official Report
2793 Nov 1 2019 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.247049 29.795661 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO contractors assigned with building a fence for a school were traveling by foot from Bentiu PoC to Bentiu town when they went missing. Reports indicate kidnapping is suspected, and nothing further about their whereabouts or the perpetrators is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2260 Mar 1 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national INGO staff member was physically assaulted by an unknown number of boys who beat him and another family member (not counted here) with sticks. The family member died a few days later and the staff member was admitted to the hospital for chest pain. The incident was reported to be a result of a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
2801 Dec 1 2019 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 9.9453569 33.8090262 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national female staff members of an NGO in Bunj, North Kivu, were sexually assaulted by a group of unknown heavily armed perpetrators in military uniforms. At 00:00 the armed group entered the INGO compound by overpowering three guards, robbed the office and forced staff members to lay down in the common area while the assault occurred. At 13:30 14 INGO staff members including the assault victims, were relocated to Juba by plane. Official reports indicate initial investigations point to two possible ex-casual employees as suspected perpetrators. Yes Official Report
935 Jan 1 2008 TD Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Office/compound 14.51667 22.08333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard bound and beaten at INGO compound. Yes Focal Point
1741 Sep 1 2013 SO Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.026156 45.331465 Police or paramilitary Police Two UN-contracted employees were shot and wounded by police as they were trying to enter the seaport. Yes Focal Point
408 Dec 1 2005 KE 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
942 Mar 1 2009 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 5.9526975 43.5522312 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured when her vehicle was attacked by civilians thowing stones. Yes Focal Point
2020 Nov 1 2015 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.18557 29.446951 Unknown Unknown Fourteen NGO national staff members (including 2 drivers) were abducted by unknown assailants while they were returning from a fact-finding mission in Katwiguru town within Rutshuru. They were released two days later on November 3rd. Yes Media
1221 Apr 1 2008 SD 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 SO 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
1494 Dec 1 2012 HT 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
1762 Jun 1 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 37.001793 70.894497 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO staff members were killed when a roadside IED targeting the INGO vehicle was detonated. One civilian was also killed. Yes Official Report
2030 Dec 1 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 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
962 Dec 1 2009 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 0.1249694 29.2919545 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was injured during a convoy attack. Yes Focal Point
966 Sep 1 2009 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured when physically assaulted by a military office and his colleagues outside a bar. Yes Focal Point
2569 Jan 1 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 35.810357 36.612625 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was abducted and killed during the week of January 1-6 (exact date unknown) in the Idlib region of Syria. Gender/organization/exact location unknown at this time. Information received from a public UN press briefing. Yes Media
1242 Mar 1 2011 PH Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.09544 124.38721 Unknown Unknown An national employee of a transport company contracted by a UN agency (together with his two sons) was abducted by armed men in Barangay Dalaun, Lumbayanague (Mindanao, Philippines) -allegedly in relation to perceived unfair distribution of rice transported by the company. The driver and his two sons were eventually released unconditionally Yes Focal Point
1777 Feb 1 2013 SN Senegal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 14.699193 -17.467716 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was on his way to the office when two men on a scooter attempted to steal his laptop bag. He was stabbed and was treated at a clinic. Yes Focal Point
2313 Jul 1 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 33.526488 36.352518 Host state Syrian Armed Forces A volunteer was reportedly killed by a government-aligned sniper while providing humanitarian services in Zamalka, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
1247 Apr 1 2011 HN Honduras 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.78333 -86.68333 Unknown Unknown An ambulance driver was shot and wounded when the ambulance was attacked. Survived with a head wound. Yes Focal Point
3091 Oct 1 2020 ZM Zambia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -14.639679 24.814114 Unknown Unknown One UN national male staff from the Maheba Refugee Settlement was injured as the marked vehicle traveled through Chilombu, 11km from Kaoma. Unknown perpetrators stoned the vehicle causing the windshield to break and the staff sustained facial injuries which were both treated at the hospital.  Yes Official Report
2589 Mar 1 2019 YE Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 13.376944 44.478333 Unknown Unknown An INGO contracted truck struck a landlmine while passing by Al-Huwaimi village on March 1, injuring two. No further details available at this time. Yes Official Report
2858 Jan 1 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 36.2849665 36.8519377 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male national INGO staff was killed and two others wounded when an armed group affiliated with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) stormed the INGO supported hospital and began shooting randomly. Focal Point reports indicate, clashes erupted between armed factions near Daret Izza town in Aleppo Governate, and the hospital was hit with shelling and small arms fire. Some staff were evacuated, but others were not able to leading to the injuries and death. Yes Focal Point
2863 Jun 1 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 31.0261488 62.4504154 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for several days by the Taliban in Nimroz province. The staff member was on leave in his home village when he was abducted, but he was able to convince the perpetrators he was a student, not an aid worker, leading to his release. Yes Focal Point
2066 Mar 1 2016 SS 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
1263 Nov 1 2011 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.183623 29.448832 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) An INGO national staffer was kidnapped in an ambush by armed men. Yes Focal Point
463 Jul 1 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 13.4435 22.4452278 Police or paramilitary Sudan National Security Service 1 INGO national staff severely beaten by four National Security officers in Geneina, July 1. (also 3 intl staff harassed, not counted). The NS officers abducted the vicitm to the security office and beat him unconscious with an iron bar and with their fists. Archived Archived
2607 Mar 1 2019 SY 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
1007 Oct 1 2010 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.532498 -72.333064 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 national staff of an international organization shot and killed as he boarded a collective taxi shortly after cashing his first paycheck. Suspected motive was robbery. The organization suspended work at the site where the staff member was supervising. Pending Media
473 Sep 1 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff health worker killed in Hashaba, North Darfur during fighting, Sept 1. Archived Archived
474 Sep 1 2006 SN Senegal 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 4 Landmine Ambush Road 12.6981731 -15.53551051 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 ICRC international (Swiss-American) staff killed, 3 (2 national, 1 international) staff wounded when their vehicle struck a mine or unexploded ammunition in Senegal's southern Casamance region. Villagers allied with rebels are accused of planting the mine to target gov Archived Archived
1021 Nov 2 2010 AF 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
2627 Mar 2 2018 SS 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
3129 Feb 2 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 7.4777935 31.5149689 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded when their aid convoy was ambushed between Panyagoor and Poktap in Jonglei.  Yes Media
487 Nov 2 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 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
1824 Sep 2 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 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
1033 Sep 2 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.95 71.13333 Unknown Unknown A private vehicle was ambushed by small arms fire from unknown assailants. Of the total 6 passengers in the vehicle, 2 were NGO national staff members (1 male, 1 female). While all passengers were injured in the incident, only 1 (the female staff member) was confirmed to have been wounded by the weapons fire with the remainder suspected to have suffered various degrees of injury by the subsequent vehicle crash. Yes Official Report
3136 Jan 2 2021 NG Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.813158 12.564924 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One male humanitarian NGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by Boko Haram while traveling from Damaturu to Maiduguri, near Matari village. He was released on June 14. Pending Media
1298 May 2 2012 AF 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
1833 Oct 2 2014 UA Ukraine 0 0 1 0 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
1570 Sep 2 2013 SY 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
2906 Feb 2 2019 BD 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
3143 Feb 2 2021 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.0299564 45.3101475 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One INGO staff member was killed during a complex attack on the Afrik Hotel in Mogadishu. Official statements report Al Shabaab militants exploded a car bomb outside the hotel and then stormed the building with guns. 4 other civilians were killed and 10 injured (not counted here). Pending Official Report
1050 Aug 2 2010 SD 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
2118 Mar 2 2015 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.791773 29.045993 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members were kidnapped on March 2nd by unknown assailants in North Kivu province. They were allegedly released a few days later according to a UN official who made a comment about the release via the agency's social media account. Yes Media
3154 Feb 2 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 6.592888 30.532461 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two NGO contracted staff members working at a drilling project site in Kuarabiei village, 6km from Yirol town, were attacked and injured by an unknown perpetrator. Both staff members suffered serious injuries to their heads and arms and were treated at the hospital. Initial reports indicate the perpetrator may have been under the influence of alcohol.  Pending Official Report
2922 Mar 2 2020 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 14.6370201 43.0550499 Non-state armed group: National Houti Forces One suspected UN agency truck carrying relief supplies reportedly exploded injuring the driver when it struck an IED allegedly planted by pro-Houti Forces on the Durayhimi road, Al Hudayah. Pending ACLED
2407 May 2 2018 SO Somalia 0 0 1 0 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
808 Feb 2 2009 PK Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Non-state armed group: Subnational Balochistan Liberation United Front 1 UN international (American) staff official kidnapped and 1 UN national staff driver was killed when gunmen working for the Balochistan Liberation United Front stopped their vehicle; released two months later, 4 April. Archived Archived
809 Feb 2 2009 LK Sri Lanka 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff abducted and killed 8 days later Archived Archived
1339 Aug 2 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 34.1509848 71.7593219 Unknown Unknown Two staffers of a local NGO were injured when unknown assailants lobbed a grenade over the wall in their newly established compound Yes Official Report
3181 Jun 2 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: National Unite pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC) One INGO driver was assaulted and injured by a member of the UPC NSAG while working. Reports indicate the attack was for personal reasons. Yes Focal Point
1613 Dec 2 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 32.6327 36.106299 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed by shrapnel from a mortar round that struck her residence. Yes Official Report
1346 Sep 2 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.82137 64.76505 Unknown Unknown An national NGO staffer was wounded by small arms fire at an illegal checkpoint Yes Official Report
1347 Sep 2 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.7 67.116667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An RCIED attached to a bike detonated next to the entrance to the Department of Information and Culture, injuring 7 local civilians (including 1 IO and 1 NGO staff member) Yes Official Report
2419 Jun 2 2018 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 6.038206 31.51063 Unaffiliated Security guard One UN national staff member was stabbed in the neck with a knife by a security guard that may have been inebriated. The staff member had to be medically evacuated to Juba and is reportedly recovering from the attack. The security guard has been arrested. Yes Official Report
2420 Jun 2 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.510918 68.903288 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six people, including one NGO staff member, were abducted by anti-government elements (group unknown) in Aliabad District in Kunduz Province. Yes Official Report
2957 Sep 2 2019 AF 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
1355 Oct 2 2012 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 6.770838 47.42873 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Turkish aid worker was wounded in the crossfire during an interclan firefight while traveling in Galkayo. Pending Media
2695 Jun 2 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 6.2125 31.560833 Staff member Not applicable One female INGO staff member was physically assaulted by a male colleague national staff at the Bor PoC site. The assault reportedly occurred because the female staff refused demands to medically treat the male colleague's wife. UNPOL arrested the male staff member and the female staff's injuries were treated at the INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
2162 Sep 2 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.418592 32.510519 Unknown Unknown A commercial vehicle contracted by an INGO to deliver supplies came under fire while on the Magwi-Torit road close to Torit town in Eastern Equatorial. The driver and a passenger (not currently counted in this incident) were shot and had to receive medical attention. Yes Official Report
2163 Apr 2 2016 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.312806 44.361488 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was shot in his home on the outskirts of Bagdad on April 2nd. He was taken to the hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition. Yes Official Report
1361 Nov 2 2012 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 6.217554 33.438353 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staffer of an INGO was kidnapped by a group of armed rebels from his home and was later killed. Pending Media
1631 Jan 2 2014 SY 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
1632 Jan 2 2014 CM Cameroon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 4.976647 14.042994 Aid recipient Refugees Two UN staff members were held against their will by refugees who believed the presence of the UN would prevent an attack by local villagers (the refugees feared a retaliatory attack as there was an altercation between the two parties on 1 January 2014). One UN staff member was released on 3 January 2014, and the other on 4 January 2014. Yes Official Report
2705 Jul 2 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.737778 36.06875 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national INGO staff member was killed when an airstrike hit her home in Tafas, Daraa. The aerial bombardment happened at 3:00am LT, and the staff members baby was also killed in the attack. Yes Focal Point
3203 Jul 2 2020 IN India 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 26.1225 85.390556 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was injured after he was attacked by an intoxicated individual after an argument.  Yes Focal Point
302 Jun 2 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 3 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Road 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international and 2 national staff killed when vehicle ambushed in Badghis, June 2. The organization said it was suspending all activity across the country. Archived Archived
2174 Aug 2 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Unknown Unknown A volunteer for a local NGO was reportedly killed in a targeted attack while clearing unexploded ordnance in Aleppo. Yes Media
1108 Apr 2 2009 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was abducted by eight armed bandits during a carjacking incident. He was released by the bandits and arrived in El Geneina town 3 days later. Yes Official Report
2181 Nov 2 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.59028 69.761061 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members for a local NGO were reportedly abducted by gunmen in Uzbin Valley in Kabul province. It is unknown who the perpetrators were and whether they are part of an armed opposition group. Yes Official Report
1116 Jun 2 2011 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Ambush Road 8.65 29.85 Unknown Unknown A driver contracted by an INGO to transport supplies was killed when his vehicle was struck by a landmine. Several other people were also killed, but they were not working for the contractor or the INGO. Yes Official Report
584 Dec 2 2007 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff truck driver shot and killed and 1 UN national staff abducted and remains missing. The incident occured while delivering UN humanitarian assistance last Sunday. A truck carrying 14 tons of high energy biscuits for the UN agency was ambushed by armed men on the road from Kandahar to Helmand in southern Afghanistan. Yes Official Report
2191 Dec 2 2016 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.995395 30.547485 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) An ambulance that was driving on the Yei-Lasu road through Lunguru was tailed by an SPLA patrol, which resulted in both the SPLA and the ambulance being shot at by anti-government forces. Reports state that the SPLA soldiers were killed in the attack. The driver of the NGO ambulance was shot in the leg and one of the NGO staff members was kidnapped in the attack. Yes Official Report
1925 May 2 2014 TD Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 13.643056 16.491944 Unknown Unknown Knife attack by three men on INGO and INGO partner staff member in bar. The 2 men were taken to hospital for emergency care. Yes Focal Point
2192 Dec 2 2016 HN Honduras 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 14.657211 -86.210767 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member sustained multiple gunshot wounds when armed assailants assaulted him and a companion at their home. His companion (not counted here) died on the scene and he is in critical condition. Yes Official Report
2727 Jul 2 2019 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable The head of a local NGO in the Gredo region of Somalia was killed by a group of armed assailants approximately 4km from Baardheere in Bula Cadey. Three NGO staff members were also taken at the same time as the killing, and were released unharmed 5 hours later and 46km away (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2462 May 2 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
1940 Jun 2 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 9 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 8 1 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 32.150833 69.722222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Nine national staff members of an INGO were shot and killed in the early hours of June 2 by unknown assailants who stormed their housing complex in Zare (Balkh province). According to early news reports, two of the fatalities were guards protecting the housing complex, two were drivers for the organization and five were aid workers. The INGO has suspended activities in the country as a result of the attack. Yes Media
607 Jun 2 2008 SO Somalia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff and 1 UN national staff kidnapped by Somali gunmen. Archived Archived
2476 May 2 2017 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.391389 64.299722 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A truck contracted by a UN agency partner was transporting commodities and was stopped by armed Anti Government Elements in Khalaj. The driver was held hostage for several days and released on May 12th. Yes Focal Point
1685 May 2 2013 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.365248 23.142216 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members were injured (one shot and one severely beaten) when their aid convoy was attacked by seven armed men. Yes Focal Point
3031 Jul 2 2020 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Public location 7.45822 31.535433 Unknown Unknown One humanitarian staff member was reportedly killed in a cattle raid in Duk Pauel while grazing his own cattle.  Yes Official Report
2511 Aug 2 2018 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.210744 -1.988153 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by armed gunmen while he was traveling on public transportation in the Douentza Cercle, Boni-Monodoro axis. He was released unharmed on August 4th. Yes Official Report
922 Feb 2 2010 NI Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 13 -85 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded- no additional details provided. Yes Focal Point
2523 Sep 2 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.170803 30.109512 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was killed when an armed group ambushed their vehicle south of Limbe on the Lainya-Yei road in Central Equatorial. The driver was able to get away and alert authorities in Limbe. SPLA soldiers recovered the victim's body and the vehicle at the scene. Yes Official Report
2527 Oct 2 2018 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.140692 29.335015 Unaffiliated Community members Two members of the Red Cross were wounded when community members attacked them while they were performing safe Ebola burials in Butembo. They were treated in the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Yes Media
3291 Dec 2 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 35.95 39.0167 Non-state armed group: National Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) A male NGO doctor was beaten by Syrian Democratic Forces militants after he refused to treat one of their fighters in Raqqa.  Yes Focal Point
2534 Nov 2 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.29502 29.964754 Unknown Unknown An NGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while travelling from Koch at the Nimni road junction. Two people were hurt in the attack, one was an NGO staff member. They were admitted to the hospital in Bentiu to have their gunshot wounds treated. Yes Official Report
2001 Sep 2 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16.950941 43.747774 Unknown Unknown Two national ICRC staff members were shot and killed while traveling from Saddah to the main office in Sanaa. The unknown perpetrator opened fire on the convoy that they were traveling with and instantly killed one staff member. The other later died in the hospital. Yes Official Report
2002 Sep 2 2015 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 5.133333 30.916667 Unknown Unknown An INGO convoy was attacked between Rokon and Luri. The driver was killed. Yes Official Report
673 Feb 2 2008 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.97357 71.31842 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff kidnapped as they traveled in the org's marked vehicle during mission to Torkham; released with no ransom paid after 14 days. Yes Focal Point
1206 May 2 2007 YE Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 16.308528 43.403557 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers injured in an attack on an aid convoy in northern Yemen in Saada province, close to the Saudi border, May 2. Saada is the site of a Shiite rebellion against Yemen's Sunni-dominated govt. No word on motive. Yes Official Report
681 Jan 2 2009 AF 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
2282 May 2 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 9.88942 32.718138 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was shot by armed men when a UN-contracted NGO aid convoy delivering humanitarian supplies was attacked in Wulu, Rumbek. He was treated at the hospital. Another UN staff member was slightly injured in the attack (not counted here). Yes Official Report
3317 Jun 2 2021 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 7.437085 18.235277 Non-state armed group: National Coalition des Patriotes pour le Changement/Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique (CPC/MPC) One INGO staff member was wounded after being assaulted and robbed by CPC militants.  Pending Official Report
2027 Dec 2 2015 YE Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 13.6005 44.0653 State: unknown Not applicable Two health clinic staff were injured during aerial bombardment in the Al Hawban area of Taiz governorate. Yes Official Report
1225 Feb 2 2009 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was injured in an artillery shelling on his arm and the side of his body. Victim was relocated and arrived in Vavuniye on 23 Feb. He was treated and released from the hospital. Yes Focal Point
1493 Dec 2 2012 TD 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
2831 Jan 2 2020 KG Kyrgyzstan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 42.874622 74.569763 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female national UN humanitarian agency staff member was reportedly injured when a intoxicated individual struck the staff members head near My Shisha Bar & Cafe at the intersection of Kievskaia and Togolok Moldo streets. Authorities promptly reached the incident site and escorted the staff member to the hospital where she was reported in stable condition. The attacker was arrested and charged by police. Yes Official Report
1763 Jun 2 2014 AF 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
2563 Aug 2 2018 BD 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
963 Mar 2 2009 LK Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Unknown 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted security guard was injured during a break-in attack. Yes Focal Point
703 Jan 2 2008 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff machine operator killed and 1 INGO national staff guard wounded when compound attacked. Motive: robbery, several valuable items were stolen. Archived Archived
2040 Apr 2 2015 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.726904 45.191571 Unknown Unknown A driver for an INGO was shot and injured in Hawl-Wadaag. He was taken to the hospital because his wounds required surgical intervention. The attack was reportedly a result of tension between clans. Yes Official Report
707 May 2 2008 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 1 41.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard killed- ICU supporters in a minibus were stopped by Awdhegle District TFG troops at a check point 1-2 Kms out of the town. The ICU and TFG District forces exchanged small arms fire prompting INGO security guards who thought they were under attacked to open fire. During the incident 2 other people were killed (1TFG and 1 ICU supporter). Archived Archived
709 Jun 2 2008 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 5.30895 45.88296 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff assassinated by unidentified gunmen in Guri Archived Archived
2846 Mar 2 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.9 31.883333 Unaffiliated Youths One INGO driver was injured and one local contractor killed, when the INGO vehicle carrying 1 other staff member was attacked by a group of unknown armed perpetrators thought to be youths conducting cattle raids in the area. The aid workers were travelling between Yuai to Pieri in the vicinity of Chueideng. The national staff driver was able to reach Pieri where he received medical attention. The last staff member was unharmed. Yes Official Report
727 Jun 2 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 35.75 69 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member killed by small arms fire at their residence. According to the report, the victim was shot after returning from a party. The murdered staff member was a district program manager/ head of sub-office in Baghlan-e-Jadid district. Four suspected men (who accompanied the victim from the party to his home) were arrested by the police. A police investigation is ongoing Archived Archived
995 Aug 2 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 34.34817 62.19967 Unknown Unknown 1 female national staffer of an INGO attacked and stabbed with knife. Motive unclear Yes Official Report
1001 Sep 2 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.95 71.13333 Unknown Unknown 1 female national staffer of an NGO shot and wounded by small arms fire while travelling with other staffers in a vehicle unrelated to NGO business. Yes Official Report
3356 Jul 2 2021 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.56 30.51 Unknown Unknown One UN Congolese staff member transporting livelihood kits to Yirol East county was ambushed and shot by unknown armed perpetrators. He managed to drive to Yirol town for medical attention. Pending Official Report
2071 Mar 2 2016 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.423845 26.670074 Unknown Unknown Three national INGO aid workers were kidnapped from an INGO convoy traveling from Kasungho on March 2nd. They were released on March 8th, according to a UN official. Yes Official Report
1017 Nov 2 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 33.66667 69.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 national employee of an NGO was injured when a rocket was fired in the direction of the district administrative centre and hit a guest house where the staff member was staying (2 other guests also injured). Yes Official Report
2086 May 3 2016 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.775809 20.485489 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) Three INGO truck drivers were intercepted by gunpoint on Bambu-Kirima road in Katora village and kidnapped. They were freed on Friday, May 6th. Yes Official Report
1280 Apr 3 2011 SD 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
2622 May 3 2018 SY 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
2088 May 3 2016 HT 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
2889 Feb 3 2020 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 4 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 3.928611 41.876111 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Five NGO aid workers, 4 male and 1 female, were kidnapped while distributing supplies approximately 13 km outside of Belet-Hawa, Gedo. Media reports suspect Al Shabaab due to their strong prevalence in the area. All staff were released 10 days later.  Yes ACLED
485 Nov 3 2006 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff killed in Gaza Strip, Nov 3. The two paramedics had left their ambulance to evacuate a dead body when IDF munitions hit the area. Anounced by ICRC, who said they were marked with clear emblems and wearing florescent j Archived Archived
2629 Oct 3 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Project site 36.1317 65.554 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four national NGO staff were abducted while conducting an assessment of a drought response project in Sayyad district, of Sar-e-pol province. Seven staff members were originally abducted in the incident, with three being released after several hours. The remaining four staff members were released 2 days later. Yes Focal Point
2891 Apr 3 2019 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 0.14164 29.2911701 Unaffiliated Not applicable Three female national staff members of an INGO were wounded when civilian mob violence erupted in the office compound in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2098 Jun 3 2016 CD 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
231 May 3 2003 AF 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
778 Sep 3 2008 ID 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
516 Apr 3 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 5 3 1 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.5 62 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO international (French) staff and 3 national staff (cook, driver and bodyguard) kidnapped by Taliban insurgents in Nimroz province, April 3; he two internationals released April 28 and May 11; 3 nationals released May 27. Archived Archived
1585 Oct 3 2013 SS 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
2919 Apr 3 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 7.3008199 18.2833004 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka Two NGO guards were injured during a raid of the NGO premise in Batangafo by anti-Balaka militants. The perpetrators stole communication equipment, electronics, and cash. Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Yes Focal Point
791 Apr 3 2008 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and injured during an attack while driving in a private vehicle. Yes Focal Point
1323 Jul 3 2012 PH Philippines 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Office/compound 15.0251068 120.6870474 Unknown Unknown A Dutch national working for a local NGO was shot and killed by morotrcylce riding gunment in front of his office. Yes Official Report
1591 Oct 3 2013 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.955277 27.509186 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One NGO staff member was assaulted by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
795 Aug 3 2008 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff, a UN implementing partner staffer, was killed in Kaikuny, 3 August 2008. Yes Focal Point
796 Aug 3 2008 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 2.1464622 45.1193096 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff, a UN implementing partner staffer, was killed. Yes Focal Point
1863 Dec 3 2014 SO Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Body-borne IED Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four Somali staff of a security firm contracted by the UN were killed when an Al Shabaab suicide bomber attacked a UN convoy near the Mogadishu airport. Pending Media
264 Oct 3 2003 SD Sudan 0 10 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Landmine Ambush Road 12 30.75 Unknown Unknown 8 INGO national staff killed, 2 national staff wounded when their vehicle hit a mine on the road from Kauda to Karkar, Oct 3. Archived Archived
1075 Jul 3 2010 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 15.654815 43.94099815 Unknown Unknown A UN-contracted truck was attacked and food looted. A driver's assistant was injured. Yes Focal Point
1605 Nov 3 2013 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.991882 71.498232 Unknown Unknown A security guard was injured when unknown individuals hurled a hand grenade inside an INGO guest house. Staff was relocated to Islamabad. Yes Official Report
1080 Jan 3 2011 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 7 48 Unknown Unknown A local staff of an INGO was injured when an RCIED exploded near a hotel, injuring 4 people. The attack was thought to be targeted at the Governor. The injured local staff was arrested under suspicion of involvement in the attack. Pending Media
3182 Jun 3 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.616667 16.983333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national male staff member was assaulted by an unknown criminal while staying in a private home during a field visit. Yes Focal Point
1879 Jun 3 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.730833 38.998105 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
1895 Aug 3 2013 SY 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
831 Apr 3 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.96744 68.9492 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) 1 INGO national worker killed: An IMF operation in Tagab Village came under attack from AOG early Friday morning. The ensuing engagement lasted for more than an hour and led to IMF calling in an airstrike on suspected AOG positions. One of the airstrikes hit a civilian compound, killing the INGO worker and injuring several members of his family (not included). Yes Official Report
1633 Jan 3 2014 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.795825 44.077254 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A national polio worker contracted by the UN was abducted by suspected Al Shabaab near Buur Hakaba. It appears that Al Shabaab believed those associated with the polio campaign to be spies. Yes Official Report
2973 Apr 3 2019 HT Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 19.356047 -72.583995 Criminal Unknown 2 male INGO national staff members were injured after being shot at an illegal criminal checkpoint while travelling between Port au Paix and Port au Prince. Yes Focal Point
1907 Apr 3 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Landmine Unknown Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Unknown Unknown Two Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers, one from the Idlib branch and one from the Market al-Nouman sub-branch, were killed by a UXO while retrieving bodies of the deceased from near the SARC Idlib branch and preparing shelters for people fleeing from the fighting in the city. Yes Media
1908 Apr 3 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 12.8 45.033333 Unknown Unknown Two brothers volunteering for a local branch of the Yemen Red Crescent Society were shot dead in the southern port city of Aden while evacuating wounded people to an ambulance. Yes Media
2977 Dec 3 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.8516502 31.5824699 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was physically assaulted and robbed while shopping in Juba. Yes Focal Point
1910 Mar 3 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 32.927129 66.141526 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Five aid workers were shot and killed, weeks after being abducted in Trinkot, Uruzgan province. The kidnapping occurred on March 3rd by armed gunmen allegedly belonging to the Taliban, even though no group has yet claimed the attack. The bodies of the five aid workers were discovered in Chanarto district on April 10th. Yes Media
3215 May 3 2020 ET 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 11 39 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was seriously injured during an armed robbery by an unknown criminal in Chiro Kebele, Legambo.  Yes Focal Point
1117 Jun 3 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 36.82757 66.27988 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national NGO staff member (an assistant doctor) was stabbed and killed by armed men who entered his house. The men also beat his wife into unconsciousness. It is thought that this incident was the result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
1920 Oct 3 2014 PH Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 11.251793 125.00648 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was stabbed several times and declared dead on arrive at the hospital. The suspect was apprehended. Yes Focal Point
1124 Jun 3 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.96744 68.9492 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO deminer was abducted and later beheaded by a group of four members of an armed opposition group. He was employed by the NGO and was spending his leave in his home village. Yes Official Report
2725 Aug 3 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.1333 36.75 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed during aerial bombardment, that was reported as attacks on the aid worker team. Yes Focal Point
324 Oct 3 2004 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Goma, Oct 3. Yes Official Report
2729 Jul 3 2019 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Road 13.177669 23.642486 Unknown Unknown 5 national NGO staff members were kidnapped 4km outside of Golo in Kaironga village on July 3, 2019. All 5 staff members were released the following day after reports a ransom was paid. Yes Official Report
3006 Jul 3 2019 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.0249701 38.746891 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female INGO national staff was assaulted by community members in Alek, Ethiopia. Yes Focal Point
1942 May 3 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Project site 32.623739 65.456432 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three INGO staff members were killed when ambushed by AGE while inspecting a project site. Yes Official Report
3015 Oct 3 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Individual attack Office/compound 35.375278 36.687222 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO staff member was killed after regime shelling hit the office compound in Murak, Hama. Yes Focal Point
2755 Aug 3 2019 ML Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.465 -3.306111 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members working in Sangha Commune, 35 km north-east of Bandiagara town, were reportedly kidnapped by an unknown armed group. Both were released the following day on August 04. Yes Official Report
3252 Apr 3 2021 YE Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 13.696667 44.730833 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were injured in Al Dhale city after unknown perpetrators threw a grenade at the INGO office. Pending Official Report
3266 Nov 3 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Mob violence Project site 9.55 31.65 Non-state armed group: Subnational Tribes One INGO national male staff member was shot and killed during Tribal clashes in Malakal. Yes Focal Point
3267 Mar 3 2021 ML Mali 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.1675 -4.431111 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members were reportedly kidnapped while carrying out humanitarian duties in Dogo town, Mopti. Pending Media
3268 Mar 3 2021 MM Myanmar 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 16.816667 96.1 Police or paramilitary Myanmar Armed Forces Three NGO aid workers in an NGO ambulance were reportedly detained and beaten by the Myanmar military because they were providing medical assistance to injured protestors in North Okkalapa, Yangon. Pending
2241 Apr 3 2017 YE Yemen 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.972093 44.162534 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five aid workers and two contracted drivers were detained in Ibb by rebel forces that raided the hotel that the aid workers were in. They were all released on April 3rd but it is unknown how long they were held. Yes Media
1975 Jun 3 2015 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.382234 30.426636 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck was ambushed in Lui area. The armed assailants robbed provisions off the truck and took the drivers' personal belongings. The driver and his assistant were seriously injured in the attack. Yes Official Report
1440 Jun 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 35.221192 71.049777 Unknown Unknown An INGO translator was injured as his vehicle struck an IED; this is likely connected to a tribal dispute. Yes Official Report
1177 Nov 3 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.04001 64.55122 Unknown Unknown Two national employees of an NGO were kidnapped by armed men while riding in a mobile clinic. The kidnappers immediately released the 2 female nurses in the clinic, but abducted the 2 male NGO employees. The victims were released November 8 following negotiations conducted by local elders. Yes Official Report
1441 Jun 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.607889 62.226317 Non-state armed group: Subnational District Shadow Governor (DSG) Five national staff members of a demining INGO and a tribal elder were kidnapped while in transit, with the elder and two of the aid workers released soon after. UPDATE: All three staff members were released unharmed approximately three days after abduction. Yes Official Report
2510 Aug 3 2018 CD DR Congo 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.398474 28.814284 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Seven UN local implementing partners were abducted in North Kivu on August 2nd, 2018. The convoy of two vehicles was stopped by armed assailants East of Masisi center. The Congolese nationals were kidnapped but the two drivers and their vehicles were released. On August 3rd, two of the seven staff members were released after being seriously assaulted. They were treated for their wounds in Masisi. Reportedly a ransom has been requested for the remaining staff members. Yes Official Report
3276 May 3 2021 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.572198 29.971282 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) One INGO medical staff was seriously injured after their mobile medical team was ambushed and assaulted by intoxicated soldiers in Karic, on route to Amongpiny. Pending Official Report
3044 Jul 3 2020 UG Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.347596 32.58252 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff member was assaulted and robbed after departing public transport used from the Rwamwanja refugee settlement to Kampala. The incident occurred in the Bwaise suburb of Kampala and the staff member was treated a local hospital for an injury to his left eye.  Yes Official Report
648 Nov 3 2008 AF 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
3281 May 3 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 31.71 7.14 Non-state armed group: Subnational Murle Tribesman Two NGO contracted drivers in an aid convoy were seriously injured after they were ambushed and beaten by Murle perpetrators near Gadiang.  Pending Official Report
2789 Nov 3 2019 SY 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
1450 Jun 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.490446 65.415074 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) A national staff deminer, working for a private company contracted on behalf of an International Organisation, was killed in a targeted IMF airstrike. The company has suspended operations in the area until further notice. Yes Official Report
1458 Jul 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Road 34.042678 62.169768 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two NGO national staff members and a hired driver were conducting a road mission when they were abducted by unknown armed men. UPDATE: All three were released from captivity, with the assistance of community elders on 12 July 2013. Yes Official Report
2795 Nov 3 2019 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 0.651669 29.388876 Unknown Unknown One Ebola community outreach volunteer was stabbed to death in front of his home in Lwemba in Mambasa Territory, Ituri Province. Reports outline the volunteers wife was also injured by the group of unknown perpetrators before they burned down their house. This attack comes as a new Ebola vaccine was set to be released in the area. The incident is categorized as 'other' staff due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
394 Oct 3 2005 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot dead outside residence in by masked men, Oct 3. Unknown motive. Archived Archived
1466 Mar 3 2012 KE Kenya 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.4665968 39.6332917 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was killed incidentally when perpetrators opened fire on an unconfirmed target along Ngamia Rd in Garissa Town. It is suspected that the target was one of the campaign vehicles of Nasir Mohammed Dolal "Jofle", an aspirant for the Garissa Township MP post, although no rounds hit the car. Yes Official Report
2809 Dec 3 2019 BD Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 24.9 88.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was stabbed to death in a suspected burglary of his home in Krishnapur village in Manda upazila of Naogaon, Rajshahi Division. Media reports indicate the staff member's body was discovered at 5:00pm, and his residence was damaged with money, a camera, and a computer missing. Pending Media
2014 Oct 3 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 49 0 0 0 0 14 35 0 49 0 0 0 0 49 14 0 35 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.728591 68.868066 Foreign or coalition forces United States Armed Forces Fourteen INGO staff members were killed and 35 were seriously wounded when the facility that they were working in sustained prolonged airstrike attacks in Kunduz province. The motive of the attack was disputed by both parties in regards to the intentionality of the incident. Yes Media
2550 Sep 3 2018 ML Mali 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 12.35216 -7.986576 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On September 3 the head of a national NGO was kidnapped from in front on his home in Kalaban Koura, Bamako, by unkown perpetrators posing in uniform. After a police operation the victim was released on September 9 and treated for minor injuries. Pending Media
695 Apr 3 2008 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured when three armed men entered the compound, punched and kicked a member of staff to force him to hand over valuables and then locked him in his room. Archived Archived
1764 Jun 3 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 34.328643 70.406347 Unknown Unknown Two NGO workers, while working on a road construction project, were abducted by unknown armed individuals. Three other staff members were also robbed of their mobile phones. Yes Official Report
3325 Feb 3 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.905833 36.8075 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two NGO staff members were injured helping people trapped under rubble in Afs, Idlib when a Russian coalition double-tap airstrike targetted the same location.  Yes Focal Point
964 Jan 3 2010 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Unknown 5.9526975 43.5522312 Ethiopian Defence Forces 1 UN national staff injured when physically assaulted by EDF military forces for carrying a VHF radio. Yes Focal Point
2837 Jan 3 2020 BD Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 23.541667 89.63 Unknown Unknown The body of a female NGO director was found in a sugarcane field in Modhukhali Upazila, Faridpur District. Reports indicate she had severe injuries to her head and body. There is no further information about the attack available at this time, police investigations are ongoing. Yes Media
972 Dec 3 2008 ID 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
2308 Aug 3 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Shooting Raid Project site 5.033333 23.25 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Ten Red Cross volunteers were killed in Gambo, Central African Republic. According to a Red Cross media statement, the volunteers were participating in a crisis meeting at a medical center when they were attacked. Yes Media
3086 Sep 3 2020 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 14.31401 -2.86074 Non-state armed group: Subnational Dan Na Ambassagou Militia One driver with an INGO was attacked by Dan Na Ambassagou militia, preventing the aid group from conducting humanitarian activities between Douma and Petaka, Mopti. Reports indicate the driver was severely beaten. Yes ACLED
3338 Jun 3 2021 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 47.4925 19.0513 Unknown Unknown The head of the Red Crescent regional office in Ajdabiya was kidnapped. His whereabouts are currently unknown.  Pending Media
1243 Mar 3 2011 HT Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown A national staff of an INGO was kidnapped in Port au Prince and held for two days Yes Focal Point
986 Jul 3 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34 65 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff of INGO killed by IED while on his way home from the office on his motorcycle. Yes Official Report
1782 Feb 3 2013 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.416297 41.215314 Aid recipient Refugees One national INGO social worker was injured during an altercation with a group of Syrian refugees. There was a disagreement concerning service delivery between the social worker and one of the Syrian refugees, and more than 25 other Syrian refugees became involved. The social worker and one of the refugees were hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
1790 Jul 3 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.863611 36.800556 Non-state armed group: Subnational Shareea Court One UN-contracted driver was kidnapped by an armed group called Shareea Court. Attempts to contact the driver have been unsuccessful thus far. Yes Focal Point
1256 Aug 3 2011 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 26.66459 68.00156 Unknown Unknown One national staff of INGO kidnapped whilst in vehicle on N5 motorway. His vehicle was recovered from Taluka hospital. Ransom requested. Yes Official Report
455 Jul 3 2006 SD 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
3103 Nov 3 2020 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8.595958 29.991989 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO staff members residing in an NGO compound were injured after three unknown perpetrators raided the compound in Kuachlual Payam, Koch County. The staff were robbed and beaten and later received medical attention at the clinic.  Yes Official Report
1804 Aug 3 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.288231 34.253606 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN guard was killed during an air strike in Rafah in southern Gaza. Yes Official Report
2874 Mar 3 2019 JO Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One national male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry beneficiary for unknown reasons in the Azraq Refugee Camp. Yes Focal Point
1542 Feb 3 2012 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound -0.45275 39.64601 Aid recipient Not applicable One refugee male day worker was severely assaulted during a riot at the INGO's compound. Yes Focal Point
1543 Feb 3 2012 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site -0.45275 39.64601 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was beaten with an iron bar and received treatment from MSF Holland at their medical facility. Yes Focal Point
3120 Nov 3 2020 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.301111 28.944167 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mayi-Mayi Biloze Bishambuke Three INGO staff members were ambushed and kidnapped while travelling in Abonyoni village, 3 km from Fizi town. Reports indicate the perpetrators were Mayi-Mayi Biolze Bishambuke militants and demanded ransom for the staff members. They were released several days later. Yes Official Report
1278 Mar 3 2011 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 16.308528 43.403557 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A UN national staff member was struck and injured by a stray bullet in crossfire between Al-Houthi and Mujalli militias in Sa'da (Yemen). Yes Focal Point
2621 Apr 4 2018 LK 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
753 Oct 4 2007 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 16.7719091 -3.0087272 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff and 2 national staff of partner NGOs were abducted. Found after a 3-day search and released, the vehicle was stolen Archived Archived
755 Dec 4 2007 TH Thailand 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.8678652 101.2504538 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO national staff killed when a terrorist bomb exploded at a local shop in Pattani province, December 4 . One national staff and their 9yr son died at the hospital that night, while other staff were injured. Archived Archived
1821 Sep 4 2014 SS South Sudan 0 0 1 0 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
1031 Dec 4 2010 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 10 44.5 Unknown Unknown One national staff (a security guard) killed and another national staff (a community mobilizer) wounded when their vehicle stumbled upon an ambush. The INGO they worked for was distributing cash and the money was being delivered by a local money transfer company, known as hawala. The two staff were travelling 70 km behind the hawala and came across the bandits, who had been holding the money transfer staff for almost an hour. Pending Media
2367 Jan 4 2017 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab At least one guard for a UN agency was severely wounded when a car bomb exploded in the organization's garage. The security guard is a Somali national. Al-Shabaab reportedly took responsibility for the attack. Three additional security guards were injured in the attack (not currently counted here because the information on the additional guards could not be verified). Yes Official Report
769 Jan 4 2008 AF 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
2646 Apr 4 2019 CF 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
2914 Mar 4 2019 UG 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
3152 Feb 4 2021 CM Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.721667 9.640833 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One marked INGO ambulance was ambushed and shot at while traveling in Muyuka, Southwest region, by unknown armed men injuring a nurse onboard.  Pending Media
3153 Feb 4 2021 LR Liberia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.313333 -10.801389 Unknown Unknown One national male UN humanitarian agency staff member was injured after an unknown criminal broke into his house in the capital, Monrovia. The staff member was able to fight off the intruder, but suffered dislocated fingers and wrist.  Pending Official Report
787 Aug 4 2007 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 1 41.5 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard killed and 1 national staff driver seriously wounded when the NGO mission was ambushed between Dobley and the Kenyan border. 2 other staff lightly wounded (not counted here). Archived Archived
1586 Oct 4 2013 PK 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 YE Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 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
1587 Oct 4 2013 PK 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
2663 Nov 4 2018 CM 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
1324 Jul 4 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 33.68971 66.55116 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national NGO vaccinators of a local NGO were approached by two armed men, who severely assaulted one of the vaccinators, leaving him with severe but non-life threatening injuries. The motive is reportedly a personal dispute between the victim and the perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2131 Aug 4 2015 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 11.124529 22.959498 Unknown Unknown A female INGO worker required medical attention after being assaulted by a man who was also carrying a gun. Yes Focal Point
801 Jan 4 2009 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.54977 34.5024697 Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff killed and 2 RC national staff medical personnel wounded while on duty, after an air strike hit a location in Jabaliya. Yes Official Report
267 Nov 4 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by landmine en route to airport in Baghdad, Nov 4. Archived Archived
2674 Sep 4 2018 GT Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being attacked with a knife during an argument with an unknown individual, in Guatemala City. Yes Focal Point
1334 Jul 4 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staff member was stopped and forcibly detained by armed opposition members on his way to his home village. He was released two days later after intervention by village elders, paying a fine, and promising to cease work for the NGO which the opposition group said was not properly "registered" Yes Official Report
273 Dec 4 2003 IQ 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
2680 May 4 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male NGO volunteer was struck by aerial bombardment in the Idlib countryside near the village of Rayaka, while on route to respond to a civilian call. The volunteer sustained a serious head wound which he later succumbed to. Motive for the attack is unconfirmed, but considering the location and the marked vehicle it appears unlikely to be incidental. Yes Media
1340 Aug 4 2012 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11 31 Unknown Unknown One UN staffer was killed and one wounded when traveling in a marked UN vehicle, fired upon by two unknown assailants. Pending Media
1081 Jan 4 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 36.7344674 69.533301 Unknown Unknown A national staff of an INGO was shot and wounded by two unknown individuals riding on a motorcycle. The perpetrators approached a group of 5-6 people, including the staff member, as they were walking, and fired a single shot. Yes Official Report
2943 Nov 4 2019 MW Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff guard was injured after armed perpetrators cut the fence surrounding a residence at 1:50am, handcuffed and beat the guard, but soon fled when the security company was alerted. Yes Focal Point
547 Jun 4 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 6.68048 80.401919 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers who had been abducted by gunmen claiming to be police in Colombo, have been shot dead. The bodies of the two men were found in Ratnapura district, about 100km (60 miles) south-east of Colombo. Yes Focal Point
2687 Nov 4 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One national INGO staff member while travelling through Paktika province, was kidnapped and subsequently murdered by his captors. Reports indicate the motive is unknown, but the perpetrators are Taliban members. Yes Focal Point
817 Mar 4 2009 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff in Vanni was killed by shelling Wednesday around 5:00 p.m. while return from sending some of the seriously wounded patients from Maaththa'lan hospital in ICRC ship. Archived Archived
1616 Nov 4 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Project site 33.471227 36.303878 Unknown Unknown An UN staff member died in Yarmouk refugee camp. Yes Official Report
2954 Jun 4 2019 TZ 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
2699 Jun 4 2018 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 9.979167 33.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO guard was injured after being assaulted during an attempted robbery of the INGO office in Maban. The staff member received medical attention for a laceration on his hand. Yes Focal Point
3200 Sep 4 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.565 28.375 Police or paramilitary Security Forces One female INGO national staff member was beaten by National Security personnel at the gate of the UNMISS compound due to an argument over who her employer was. Yes Focal Point
832 Apr 4 2009 AF 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 34.23947 70.30154 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff district manager of a microfinance project staying overnight at the NGO district office suffered fatal stab wounds. No money or valuables were kept on site and it is understood that there was no evidence of any theft or damage to property. No further details are known. Archived Archived
833 Apr 4 2009 SD Sudan 0 2 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
1368 Dec 4 2012 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.186944 66.297222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local staffer employed by the UN on a vaccination team was struck by crossfire between government/international forces and armed opposition while traveling on foot, and later died of his injuries. Yes Official Report
2984 Apr 4 2019 BI Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Home -2.718 30.318556 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member and his family were caught in a complex armed group attack in Buhinyuza. His wife was shot and the staff member was injured after grenade blasts hit the home. Yes Focal Point
3218 Aug 4 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 6.8 33.133333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national male staff was shot and injured after unknown attackers entered his home in Pibor. Two other family members were shot and killed. Yes Focal Point
3220 Feb 4 2020 HT Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 18.633333 -74.3 Aid recipient Not applicable One INGO national male staff was killed after he was attacked over a programming benefits dispute in his home in Abricots.  Yes Focal Point
1655 Mar 4 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 34.464669 69.119684 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff sustained injuries when he was robbed and stabbed by three robbers. Yes Official Report
856 Jul 4 2009 AF Afghanistan 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 16 16 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 16 UN national staff deminers were seized while travelling between Khost and Paktia provinces late on Saturday. Archived Archived
2991 Aug 4 2019 GT Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male INGO guard at an additional parking lot for the INGO in Calle Mariscal, Guatemala City was beat by unknown burglars attempting to steal from the compound. He was treated at a hospital and released after a few days. Yes Focal Point
862 Aug 4 2009 TD Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 12.66667 21.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Greek) staff and 1 INGO national staff kidnapped in Chad; national staff released after 2 days; Intl released a month later. Archived Media
1393 Feb 4 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.862093 66.067575 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national NGO staffer was killed when the NGO vehicle hit a roadside IED Yes Official Report
1138 Jul 4 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.59744 69.22592 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One deminer of a demining NGO was injured while working on mine clearance in the area, when armed opposition group members attacked a convoy of international military forces with small arms fire. Yes Official Report
1941 May 4 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.7 67.116667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver for a de-mining NGO was abducted while driving in Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh province. He was released on the 7th of May 2015. Yes Official Report
876 Aug 4 2009 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contract driver shot dead by suspected robbers in Al Deain in South Darfur on Tuesday. Archived Media
1679 Jun 4 2013 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 11.123514 22.961818 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was killed due to fighting between two tribal groups. Yes Focal Point
3246 Oct 4 2020 CO Colombia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 7.090278 -70.761667 Unknown Unknown One female UN staff member was sexually assaulted in her home. Yes Focal Point
2218 Jan 4 2017 ML Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 16.263981 -0.027987 Unknown Unknown One security guard working for the ICRC was shot and killed during an altercation with two men on a motorcycle in Gao. Yes Official Report
2219 Jan 4 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.625376 36.107544 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer aid worker was injured in a rapid succession double aerial bombing in Wadi Barada while assisting civilians. He died the following day. Yes Media
3250 Sep 4 2020 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.775 33.59 Unknown Unknown Two UN staff members were injured after their vehicle was ambushed 25km outside of Kapoeta.  Yes Focal Point
1687 Jul 4 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.766534 20.683388 Non-state armed group: National Seleka One INGO staff member was beaten by Seleka members at a checkpoint. Yes Focal Point
2485 Jul 4 2017 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Project site 34.171831 70.621679 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A number of staff members from an assessment team (and a local partner to an INGO) were parked outside of a school in the Surkroad district of Nangarhar province. An AOG fired at them, killing one of the national staff members and seriously injuring another. According to a report, there was a change of command within the AOG, which could have contributed to the attack occurring. Yes Focal Point
3020 Nov 4 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.814167 36.32 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two NGO staff members were injured after being hit with shelling in Jisr-Ash-Shugur. Yes Focal Point
1422 May 4 2013 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.187749 31.781709 Unknown Unknown One UN national contractor was killed and another wounded in a shooting when their vehicle was ambushed on the Bor-Juba road. Yes Official Report
1423 May 4 2013 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location -1.183623 29.448832 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was shot dead by unknown gunmen. Yes Official Report
1165 Oct 4 2011 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -4.3021688 28.9428526 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Yakutumba Five staff members of a Congolese NGO were killed when rebels, reportedly the Mai Mai Yakutumba, targeted their vehicle. It appears to be ethnically motivated, as perpetrators were targeting members of the Banyamulenge ethnic group, and sparing others. Pending Media
2771 Sep 4 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.85 31.6 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO staff members and their driver were travelling in Juba to the INGO compound when they were stopped by armed men wearing partially civilian and military clothes. Reports indicate the staff members were removed from the vehicle, robbed and the driver was assaulted and placed in the trunk of the vehicle around 2030hLT. The armed perpetrators drove the vehicle around until 2330hLT when it was abandoned. The driver was rescued and received medical attention for his injuries. Yes Official Report
1706 Jul 4 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 9.55012 44.066165 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was attacked by a gang and suffered a knife wound to the hand. Yes Focal Point
1974 Jun 4 2015 SS South Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.27393 28.688049 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A health mission was ambushed on-route to Manyang Ngok Primary Health Care Unit. The armed men shot and killed the driver. One INGO and one UN team member were severely injured and had to be hospitalized. Yes Official Report
374 Jun 4 2005 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.627761 65.901625 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed in Uruzgan, June 4. Yes Official Report
2244 Nov 4 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown One contracted guard for an INGO was beaten and taken to hospital after an armed incursion on the office compound. The perpetrator was trying to break into the finance office. Some cellphones and cash were stolen. Yes Focal Point
2245 Jan 4 2016 AF 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
2783 Oct 4 2019 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Public location 4.849136 31.583743 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) Two male national staff members of two separate INGOs were stopped at 10:00 am LT outside a UN Agency in Buluk, after leaving a nearby bank. The staff were reportedly stopped by eight armed men in military uniforms, who forcibly detained them and drove them to the John Garang Mausoleum. At the monument park, the men were assaulted, stripped naked, and severely physically abused. The perpetrators also stole large sums of money and cell phones from the staff members. Yes Official Report
1984 Jul 4 2015 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck driver was shot in Wullu while showering. The driver had to stop in Wullu for a few days because of bad local road conditions. He died as a result of his injuries. Yes Official Report
2518 Jul 4 2018 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.19729 31.76986 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One assistant driver was killed when gunmen attacked a two-truck humanitarian UN agency convoy near Mongalla town in Jubek state. Yes Focal Point
3285 Apr 4 2021 YE Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 13.696667 44.730833 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members were wounded after an unknown armed group threw a grenade at the organisation headquarters in Al Qushaa neighbourhood of Ad Dali city.  Pending ACLED
3288 Nov 4 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.6 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two NGO workers were killed in Ariha by Syrian Armed Forces shelling. Yes Official Report
660 Dec 4 2008 SD Sudan 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO national staff injured when masked men armed with an AK-47 and hand grenade abducted and beat up the victims on the road to a volatile camp Darfur. The aid workers had been in a convoy heading to Kalma camp in south Darfur. The six aid workers - all Sudanese - are employed by an international aid organisation, which asked not to be named. Three of them were taken to hospital after the attack. Archived Archived
2258 Dec 4 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.201656 32.157575 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was assaulted and beaten with sticks by his brother while at the market as a result of a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
3289 Dec 4 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road 36.508333 36.869167 Unknown Unknown Two NGO staff, and husband and wife, were injured after their motorbike hit an IED in Afrin.  Yes Official Report
1459 Jul 4 2013 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 12.049767 24.883365 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO national workers were killed and one was in critical condition after a grenade exploded in their office during fighting in Nyala between Government troops and rebels. Yes Official Report
928 Nov 4 2009 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when shot while on a motorbike- no additional details provided. Yes Focal Point
2802 Dec 4 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.434167 70.447778 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 4 male INGO staff members including the driver and 3 body guards, were killed immediately when their vehicle was attacked by perpetrators with small arms in Jalalabad City, Chashma-e-Khanji area, at 08:10. The head of the INGO was also in the vehicle and was critically wounded; he later died in hospital. A civilian who was also in the vehicle was killed (not counted here). Although no group has taken responsibility, reports indicate the presence of the Islamic State and the Taliban in the area makes NSAG perpetrators likely. Yes Official Report
1207 Apr 4 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 12.33333 23.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard sustained serious injuries when four unknown armed men raided the compound in Umm Dukhum in West Darfur, April 4. Archived Archived
2545 Dec 4 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.39465 36.6894 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO staff member was killed in an IED explosion in Jendeires town while he was on duty. Yes Media
946 Jun 4 2009 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -1.16667 36.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured when physically assaulted by armed robbers while traveling in Kinungi. Yes Focal Point
1227 Apr 4 2009 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was shot when caught in a crossfire in Mullativu and injured his foot/ankle. Victim recovered after being transferred to Vavuniya hospital and having the bullet removed. Yes Focal Point
1765 Jun 4 2014 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 1 0 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
2032 Dec 4 2015 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.851905 31.554888 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency staff members were attacked in their home by approximately 5 men. The assailants were reportedly armed with clubs and rifles. One staff member was beaten and the other sustained stab wounds to the palm of their hand. The robbers fled with money, personal items and a UN vehicle. The two staff members were treated in the hospital for their injuries. Yes Official Report
1230 Jan 4 2011 AF Afghanistan 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.83333 66 Unknown Unknown One INGO (a UN partner) staff member and two UN contractor employees were killed when an IED exploded in the vicinity of contracted trucks carrying food in Chinarto District. Yes Focal Point
1506 Nov 4 2012 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.036817 45.337338 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 8 NGO staff were injured in a complex attack with small arms fire and two suicide bombers. The target location was the Village Restaurant near Amira Hotel which is popular with politicians, diasporas and other important stakeholders of Mogadishu. Yes Official Report
2580 Jul 4 2018 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 0.347596 32.58252 Police or paramilitary Police One male national INGO staff member while on leave in Kampala, was caught amidst a riot while travelling. Police fired to disperse the crowd and the staff member was shot in the leg. Yes Focal Point
3339 Jul 4 2021 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 7.003396 19.217641 Host state Central African Armed Forces (FACA) One NGO staff member contracted by a UN agency was shot and wounded by FACA armed forces in Abakar, Kaga-Bandoro for allegedly not compiling with instructions at the checkpoint.  Pending Official Report
2314 Sep 4 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO staff member is in critical condition after being stabbed by a person reportedly affiliated with the ex-Seleka faction, the Popular Front for the Central African Renaissance. The incident took place in front of a hospital in Bria and the motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
987 Jul 4 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Unknown 36.13068 68.70829 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 2 INGO national staff kidnapped during ambush by Taliban gunmen. Released on 14 July after the intervention of elders and ransom payments by victims' families. Yes Official Report
1783 Jul 4 2014 PK 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
1249 May 4 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.5448968 68.4132108 Non-state armed group: National Taliban An INGO ambulance driver was abducted by Taliban, released unharmed six days later. Yes Focal Point
1250 May 4 2011 CF Central African Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.5587495 22.1340055 Unknown Unknown Four INGO national staff were ambushed, abducted and robbed, and held for three days. They were released unharmed Yes Focal Point
2053 Nov 4 2015 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.859363 31.57125 Police or paramilitary Security Forces A national staff driver for an INGO was assaulted by local security forces because they believed that he was carrying supplies for opposition forces. He was detained but released on the same day. Yes Official Report
452 Jul 4 2006 SO Somalia 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Shooting Ambush Road 2.25 41.16667 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff killed and 4 national staff wounded when gunmen attacked UN-contracted trucks delivering food aid in southern Somalia, July 4. Local militia refused the convoy entry into Dhobley near border with Kenya. Archived Archived
2327 Nov 4 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.996436 19.191914 Unknown Unknown One male ICRC aid worker was shot and killed when the convoy he was driving in was attacked by armed assailants while they were on their way to deliver humanitarian aid. According to an official statement, the attack appears to have been a robbery attempt, which occurred east of Kaga Bandoro. The vehicle had been clearly marked with the ICRC emblem. Yes Official Report
3108 Nov 4 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.36 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two INGO national male staff members were reportedly killed after Syrian regime artillery shelling hit the car they were travelling in in Ariha city, Idlib.  Yes Official Report
466 Aug 4 2006 LK Sri Lanka 0 17 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 17 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.5711 81.2335 Unknown Unknown 17 INGO national staffers shot execution-style in Muttur in their offices, August 4. Archived Archived
1268 Dec 4 2011 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.785035 33.002909 Host State Unknown An INGO national staff was ambushed and shot and killed by two military personnel, in a revenge killing. Yes Focal Point
2338 Dec 4 2017 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Public location 5.652673 31.05127 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A demining team contracted by an INGO was attacked by 15 armed men while the team was camped in Kowari Village between Rokon and Tindalo. Three vehicles and personal property were stolen. The vehicles were later recovered after being abandoned not far from the site. Two of the staff members sustained fractures and bruises. Yes Official Report
469 Aug 4 2006 TD 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
1538 Aug 4 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.848775 31.508604 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was assaulted and robbed by four young men. Yes Official Report
1805 Aug 4 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.945357 33.809026 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces One INGO worker was pulled out of the INGO vehicle and shot and killed, allegedly by the Mabanese Defense Forces. It appears that the killing was related to the individual's ethnicity. Yes Official Report
470 Aug 4 2006 SD 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 shot and wounded when 3 commercial trucks carrying food aid were ambushed by armed men in Um Duraba, east of Nyala, Aug 4. Yes Focal Point
742 Jul 4 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.3 70.833333 Foreign or coalition forces International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) 3 INGO national staff killed and one wounded when IMF conducted air strikes, against a reported AOG group. 22 civilians had been killed and seven others injured as a result of the strikes (not included). Archived Archived
1272 Feb 4 2011 PG Papua New Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -9.4790411 147.1498139 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was injured in a car-jacking. Yes Focal Point
1018 Nov 4 2010 SD 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
1281 Aug 5 2011 ET 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
1816 Aug 5 2014 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.945242 33.809081 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces Two local INGO staff members were dragged out of their vehicle and shot and killed by the Mabanese Defense Forces. It appears that the killing was ethnically motivated. A third passenger was also shot and killed (not counted here). Yes Official Report
1817 Aug 5 2014 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 9.945122 33.809215 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces One INGO staff member was killed by the Mabanese Defense Forces at his home and another staffer, also hiding in the house, was abducted. It appears that the killing was ethnically motivated. A third staffer, also hiding in the house, managed to get away. Yes Official Report
1285 Apr 5 2012 AF 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
488 Nov 5 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff kidnapped in Paktya province, Nov 5. No parties have claimed responsibility. Yes Official Report
3133 Dec 5 2020 CO Colombia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.958056 -76.271389 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown armed men in Toribio, Cauca, at an illegal checkpoint and released 2 days later. Yes ACLED
2100 Jun 5 2016 AF 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
1036 Dec 5 2010 AF 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
2105 Jul 5 2016 SS 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
2905 Feb 5 2019 BD 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
1571 Sep 5 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.423689 65.975326 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three male NGO national staff members and two drivers - affiliated with an NSP project - were kidnapped and released three days later on September 8th following negotiations by the local community, elders and community representatives to help secure their release. Yes Official Report
3148 Jan 5 2021 ML Mali 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 14.778889 -3.258889 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One marked INGO ambulance transporting patients near Deh village in Mopti, was attacked by a group of unknown armed men. After the ambulance was stopped, the 3 staff on board and the 3 patients were assaulted and detained in the hot sun for several hours before being allowed to continue. During the detention, one patient succumbed to his wounds. Pending Official Report
2918 Apr 5 2020 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 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. Yes Official Report
792 Apr 5 2008 BI Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and injured during a robbery attack at his private residence. Yes Focal Point
2664 May 5 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.4 70.366667 Unknown Unknown Four NGO staff members travelling in Surkh Rod district were injured when a Magnetic Improvised Explosive Device (MIED) attached to an NGO rented vehicle detonated. Yes Official Report
2396 Apr 5 2018 MM Myanmar 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16.945935 97.959286 Host State Unknown One male NGO volunteer was shot and killed in southeastern Kayin state. According to reports and a statement by the NGO, the volunteer was returning home on the back of a motorbike from a meeting to help organize humanitarian relief for displaced villagers when he was shot by a Burmese soldier. Yes Media
1066 Jun 5 2010 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked when it broke down and the driver's assistant was killed. The driver was injured. Yes Focal Point
2677 Feb 5 2019 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.4833 29.45 Unaffiliated Community members One Ebola response team member was assaulted and injured when a group of local residents clashed with aid workers after the transfer of an Ebola case to Tako village in Beni Territory. The organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2409 May 5 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 35.359532 70.859562 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Police (ANP) One NGO female aid worker in Wama district was shot and killed when an Afghan National Police officer fired his weapon at a group of NGO workers and then fled the scene. Further details about this incident and the motive are unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
1341 Aug 5 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.60802 68.68027 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of an NGO was abducted and beaten by four armed men who knew of his NGO affiliation and demanded ransom. He was released folowing intervention from local community leaders. Yes Official Report
1876 Dec 5 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.625278 36.106111 Unknown Unknown 1 Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed in the line of duty. Yes Official Report
1619 Nov 5 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 37.100701 70.556332 Unaffiliated Not applicable An INGO staff member was stabbed and killed by the son of the mayor of Faizabad. Yes Official Report
1621 Dec 5 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.361698 18.555975 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One off-duty INGO national staff member was shot and killed by armed intruders at his home. The attack seems to have been religiously motivated. Yes Focal Point
1622 Dec 5 2013 YE Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 15.352027 44.212945 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two Germans and one Yemeni co-worker were killed and one Yemeni co-worker was wounded in an attack by Al Qaeda-linked militants on the Yemeni defense ministry complex (two additional staff were present but unhurt). The German staff were in the hospital due to medical treatment. The complex was targeted because it supposedly accommodated drone control rooms and American experts. Over 50 people were killed and over 160 injured in the attack. Yes Official Report
2159 Sep 5 2016 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.64399 29.185867 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO vehicles were intercepted by gunmen at Misinga village along Kalembe road. Three INGO workers were abducted. They were released on Wednesday, September 7th. Yes Official Report
2160 Sep 5 2016 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.724744 27.676277 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) Three INGO staff were shot at by suspected LRA rebels when traveling between Gangala and Masombo. The driver was shot in the shoulder and had to be admitted to a health center in Doruma and later medevac'd to Nyakonde. Yes Official Report
1095 Apr 5 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 34.95 71.13333 Unknown Unknown Three NGO staff received moderate to severe gunshot wounds when their vehicle was stopped by a group of gunmen who quickly opened fire on their vehicle. Yes Official Report
1369 Dec 5 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.478418 69.76002 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff (an international doctor, a national doctor, and a national staffer) were ambushed and kidnapped while travelling north on a secondary road towards Surobi town. They were held until 8 December, when negotiations led to the release of the 2 local staff, and an IMF operation forcibly rescued the foreign doctor. The crime was reportedly motivated by economic gains, but there were AOG elements/actors present. Yes Official Report
1370 Dec 5 2012 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 3.116667 43.65 Unknown Unknown A UN aid worker was kidnapped from his home by gunmen in Baidoa. Pending Media
2182 Nov 5 2016 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.716667 23.283333 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was abducted, along with two other people (not counted here), from their residence in the Tombasi area of El Fasher. There is no further information about the perpetrators or their motives. Yes Official Report
2183 Nov 5 2016 AF 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
1919 Aug 5 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.6975 38.956667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) A national staff member was kidnapped and detained in Tell Abyad by ISIS and then transfered to Ar-Raqqa. The staff member was released on August 30, 2014. Yes Focal Point
1381 Jan 5 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.190242 71.76248 Unknown Unknown Two local NGO staff (one programme coordinator and a driver) were shot and killed in a bazaar. Investigation is ongoing, but the NGO has termed the violence work related. Yes Official Report
2721 Feb 5 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.538535 36.366068 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in Arbeen (Arbin) town, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
1125 Jun 5 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.82137 64.76505 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of an NGO was abducted and later released due to the interventions of local elders. Yes Official Report
857 Jul 5 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.33951 69.92041 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff kidnapped by unknown forces. Archived Archived
334 Dec 5 2004 AF 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 SS 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
2738 Jun 5 2019 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.155 29.24 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown militants while travelling by road in the Lubero territory of North Kivu province. Reports indicate both staff members were released on June 7. Yes ACLED
1675 Sep 5 2013 AM Armenia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 40.182387 44.511848 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was beaten by a group of unknown men in Yerevan. He was subsequently hospitalized and required surgery. Yes Focal Point
2210 Nov 5 2016 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was killed when a gunman opened fire at a club where patrons were watching a football game. Media reports state that the assailant may have been inebriated and initially turned away from the club because he could not pay the entry fee. Other civilians were also killed in the attack (not counted here). Yes Official Report
875 Jan 5 2009 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Home 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in his house in Gaza, 5 January. Yes Official Report
2214 Dec 5 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.690295 36.103666 State: unknown Not applicable Two volunteers working for an NGO were killed in Madaya when their team was targeted by attack helicopters during the performance of their humanitarian service. Yes Media
882 Oct 5 2009 PK Pakistan 9 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 8 1 0 0 1 9 3 2 4 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 33.729388 73.093146 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four UN national staff and 1 UN international (Iraqi) staff killed and 4 UN national staff seriously injured in Taliban suicide attack on offices. Archived Media
1954 May 5 2014 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 33.176237 68.095446 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two UN-contracted truck drivers were kidnapped while off-loading provisions from their truck by anti-government elements (AGE). AGE elements assaulted the truck drivers and forced them to reload the truck before taking the trucks and drivers to an unknown location. The drivers were released with the trucks (but not the commodities) after three days of negotiations with community leaders. Yes Focal Point
2487 Nov 5 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 10.016921 29.974053 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO aid worker in Ajoung Thok was assaulted by a robber armed with a machete just outside the organization's compound. His personal items were stolen from him during the attack. Yes Focal Point
3256 Apr 5 2020 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 15.500556 32.56 Criminal Unknown One male national staff member was assaulted and injured after a road ambush robbery in Khartoum.  Yes Focal Point
1965 Apr 5 2015 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 6.4186699 32.8450649 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was shot in the Kassengor area along the border of Eastern Equatorial and Jonglei. Yes Official Report
2768 Sep 5 2019 ET Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.308999 34.322233 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were ambushed and killed by unknown perpetrators as they were in transit from the Nguenyyiel Refugee Camp. The aid workers were staff in a child nutrition center within the camp. Yes Media
3269 Mar 5 2021 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.148109 46.39727 Non-state armed group: Subnational Marehan-Wagardhac militia One NGO staff was reportedly kidnapped by Mare-Wagardhac sub-clan militia members in Dhabad village, Galgaduud. Pending ACLED
1438 Apr 5 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 35.320299 64.811138 Unaffiliated Not applicable Armed individuals shot and killed an INGO staff member in front of his residence due to a family dispute. Yes Official Report
910 Mar 5 2010 HT 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
1714 Feb 5 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault