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ID Month Day Year ISO Country UN INGO Sort descending 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
1279 Apr 13 2011 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 16 26 Police or paramilitary Unknown A UN national staff memberstaff was injured by a stray bullet during an exchange of gunfire between police and bank robbers in Kabkabiya, North Darfur in Sudan Yes Focal Point
2349 Feb 6 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 Project site 34.650659 36.854628 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while working to rescue civilians affected by Russian aerial bombing in Al Gharafa. The area was struck again shortly after the first bombing and the volunteer was killed. Yes Media
3123 Nov 26 2020 MZ Mozambique 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road -19.975 33.396111 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO staff members were shot and wounded by unknown gunmen who attacked their vehicle travelling in Seventine village near Dombe.  Yes ACLED
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
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
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
2087 Apr 25 2016 BD Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 23.810332 90.412518 Non-state armed group: Regional Ansar al-Islam A national staff member was hacked to death with machetes when assailants broke into his apartment. This was a targeted attack that was later claimed by Ansar al-Islam. A friend (not counted in the AWSD) that was with the victim at the time was also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
480 Sep 16 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff killed and 1 national staff injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded under their car just south of the capital, Sept 16. Archived Archived
1022 Nov 10 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.2774646 70.3594011 Unknown Unknown A white marked vehicle from a local de-mining NGO narrowly missed the detonation of an IED placed under a culvert, only to be struck by a second IED placed under a second culvert in the immediate area. As a result, one local NGO staffmember was killed in the explosion, while a colleague was injured. The attack appears not to have been targeted at the NGO, but rather incidental. Yes Official Report
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
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
2352 Feb 10 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown An NGO security guard was killed during a compound robbery of the organization's office in Juba. Yes Official Report
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
481 Oct 6 2006 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed at a checkpoint run by a sectarian militia in Baghdad, Oct 7. Archived Archived
1282 Oct 8 2011 UG Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 0.3177137 32.5813539 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member on leave from Sudan was assaulted and injured together with her boyfriend during a robbery in Kampala. Yes Focal Point
2353 Feb 11 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable One casual NGO worker was killed during an attack in Akobo, Jonglei, that was reported to be caused by a local dispute. Another NGO staff member was hurt as well (not counted here as severity of his injuries could not be verified). Yes Official Report
2624 Jun 7 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 32.622434 36.11097 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition An INGO implementing partner's staff member, his wife and daughter (the latter two not counted in the database) were killed by airstrikes. Yes Focal Point
3126 Dec 28 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 5.95 15.6 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One ICRC guard was shot and wounded when unknown militants raided, robbed, and damaged the office in Bouar. Yes Official Report
220 Mar 10 2003 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff beaten with rifle butt and kicked when the agency's and an INGO's vehicles ambushed in Darfur, March 10. Archived Archived
482 Oct 2006 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
1024 Oct 22 2010 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 29.3743832 71.665621 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A staff member of a local NGO was kidnapped by people who initially indicated that they were anti-corruption officers. They later said they were a Taliban group and asked for 10 million rupees ransom. Yes Official Report
1283 Apr 21 2012 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.79781 42.95452 Non-state armed group: Subnational Ansar al-Sharia Armed men kidnapped a French international staffer of as he was travelling from north Yemen to the Red Sea port city of Hudaida. After being held for three months, the victim was released; handed over by a group called Ansar al-Shari'a in Shabwa. Still unclear who was behind the kidnapping. Pending Media
1551 May 13 2009 LK Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 6.0201774 80.2474836 Unknown Unknown One female UN staff member was physically and sexually assaulted while on R&R in country. The motive appears to be political for a number of reasons, including because her belongings were searched during the assault as well as the location where she was treated. Yes Focal Point
1818 Aug 13 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.307049 62.136421 Unknown Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was abducted. He was released on 31 August following negotiation by community elders and a ransom payment. Yes Official Report
2090 May 10 2016 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.313161 32.426147 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck driver was ambushed and killed by gunmen along the Magwi-Torit road in Eastern Equatorial, South Sudan. The gunmen stole money, phones and other items. Two other people in the truck managed to escape unharmed. Yes Official Report
2887 Mar 20 2020 YE Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 12.7794399 45.0366707 Unknown Unknown Two Emirates Red Crescent aid workers were reportedly kidnapped by unknown armed perpetrators in the port city of Aden and later found dead. Yes Media
3127 Dec 13 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 Individual attack Public location 36.508333 36.869167 Unknown Unknown One NGO male staff member was briefly abducted by unknown gunmen and severely beaten in Afrin city.  Yes Official Report
221 Mar 27 2003 AF Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (Swiss and El Salvador) staff shot and killed in ambush north of Kandahar City, March 27. Archived Archived
483 Oct 30 2006 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 suffered minor gunshot wounds when a UN convoy bringing humanitarian assistance was fired upon in South Darfur, 30 Oct. (Two passengers also suffered wounds, but not counted here.) Archived Archived
1284 Apr 15 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.51952 65.25094 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An armed group abducted a female NGO national staff member on duty along with her son while they were travelling to Chaghcharan City by motorcycle. On the 17th of April, both of them were released unharmed in the said area in Shahrak following the negotiation held by a member of parliament. Yes Official Report
2355 Feb 8 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three volunteers were killed in two airstrikes when their operational center was hit during aerial bombardments by the state. Four other volunteers were hurt but they are not counted here since that information could not be verified. Yes Media
2888 Mar 19 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Unknown 32.626434 36.1033061 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff member was killed during an outbreak of violence in the western suburb of Jilin, Daraa. Yes Media
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
484 Oct 30 2006 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver injured when beaten with a stick on the head when three UN-contracted trucks were stopped by 12 armed men when on their way from Nyala to Kass, Oct 30. All drivers were robbed of their money and mobile phones. Archived Archived
1026 Nov 28 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 36 67.666667 Aid recipient Not applicable A verbal argument between three NGO staff members and local community over the transportation construction materials degenerated into violence and the NGO staff were physically assaulted. Yes Official Report
1554 Aug 9 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 34.917211 70.764156 Host State Afghan Armed Forces One NGO staff member was injured when an ANA fired mortar shell landed in a residential area. Yes Official Report
2092 May 19 2016 NG Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.75 11.05 Unknown Unknown A team of four UN agency staff members where attacked by robbers along the Keffi-Jos road not far from Barde Village. The driver was shot and transported to the hospital. The other staff members were unharmed. Yes Official Report
2356 Feb 15 2018 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 35 38 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed and one wounded (not countered at this time because the information could not be verified) during aerial airstrikes. Yes Media
2889 Feb 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
1027 Nov 26 2010 PH Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.95 124.23333 Unknown Unknown A gunman shot dead a Filipino driver (employee of a contractor) delivering aid for the UN. Motive not established. Pending Media
1286 Mar 31 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.3448 61.49321 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members of a demining NGO were abducted along with their marked vehicle while they were in transit to their project site. Information has surfaced that one of the three abductees was released on the 11th of April, and two days later (i.e. the 13th of April), the remaining two were released. Yes Official Report
1555 Aug 8 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 33.499742 36.295234 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was killed. Yes Official Report
1821 Sep 4 2014 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
3130 Dec 30 2020 YE Yemen 0 0 5 0 1 0 3 1 0 4 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 6 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 12.82438837 45.02394157 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three ICRC staff members and 1 NGO staff were killed, with 2 other ICRC staff wounded in the bombing of the Aden airport. Reports indicate the airport was targetted by NSAG's as the new government arrived in the city.  Yes Official Report
486 Nov 6 2006 AF Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.41897 69.12144 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff kidnapped in Zormat district of the eastern Paktia province while on their way to visit a new school. No word on whether have been released. Yes Focal Point
1287 Mar 10 2012 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was shot in the head while traveling along Juba - Jebel road, and was hospitalized Yes Official Report
1556 Aug 15 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.277528 62.614173 Unknown Unknown One off-duty NGO national staff member was killed while acting as a bodyguard to a local powerbroker when they were ambushed while in transit. This is likely related to a family and/or tribal dispute. Yes Official Report
1822 Sep 6 2014 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home -1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown One national UN staff member was injured by armed robbers when returning home with his wife. The UN staff member is in stable condition at the hospital. It is suspected that the robbers were members of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC). Yes Official Report
2358 Feb 19 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.529083 36.527018 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were killed by aerial bombing in Eastern Ghouta during the continued Syrian government-led siege. Yes Media
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
3131 Dec 12 2020 UY Uruguay 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -34.883611 -56.181944 Unknown Unknown One UN humanitarian agency staff member was driving her vehicle in the capital Montevideo when stopped at a red light an unknown perpetrator smashed the window, stole the staff member's purse, and injured her hand. The victim required minor surgery on her hand.  Yes Official Report
225 Apr 8 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff killed during crossfire in Baghdad on April 8. Archived Archived
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
1288 Mar 6 2012 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown A UN international staffer was kidnapped along with his Sudanese driver as they headed towards the office near Al-Hilal stadium in downtown Nyala. The two were kidnapped by unknown armed men driving a Land Cruiser vehicle. UPDATE: The driver was released shortly after the abduction, and the international staffer was released 86 days later following concerted negotiations. Pending Media
1823 Aug 19 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.865924 71.521514 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three female teachers and one driver working for a local NGO were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. Two children were also killed in the blast. Yes Official Report
2359 Feb 8 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.647987 36.679543 Unknown Unknown One volunteer for a Syrian NGO was wounded during the shelling of Ma'arat al-Nu'man town in Idlib governorate. Yes Media
2630 Nov 23 2018 SV El Salvador 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 13.48 -89.183 Criminal MS-13 One female UN Agency staff member was robbed and raped by a supposed MS-13 gang member while on her way to the organization office. The assailant threatened the staff member with a knife during the attack. Yes Focal Point
3132 Oct 24 2020 BW Botswana 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road -24.866667 25.816667 Unknown Unknown One UN humanitarian agency staff member picked up two unknown individuals while driving between Ramotswa to Otse. The staff member was drugged, blacked out, and woke up on the ground in a field after being robbed.  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
1030 Dec 6 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff injured when an NGO vehicle came under small arms fire while driving. No further details known. Yes Official Report
1289 Feb 6 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 34.22706 70.14675 Unknown Unknown Masked gunmen broke into the home of a man working as a cook in the local NGO-run Khogyani district hospital, and shot the man, leaving him with one bullet wound to the stomach. The man was taken injured to the Nangarhar public health hospital where his condition is stable. Yes Official Report
1558 Aug 18 2013 IN India 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 18.970715 72.819421 Unknown Unknown One American working for an NGO was slashed by an assailant on her face and neck and robbed while on a commuter train. Pending Media
1824 Sep 2 2014 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
2097 Jun 13 2016 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.152872 23.192139 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed men carjacked a UN-contracted truck with three drivers in the Azoum area of Um Shalaiya. One of the drivers was released after negotiations. on June 27, 2016, in El Geneina, West Darfur. Another driver managed to escape during the ambush and the perpetrators released the second shortly after the abduction. Yes Official Report
2631 Feb 20 2018 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.2212 29.0824 Unknown Unknown One male UN contracted driver was shot and killed when his truck was ambushed while transporting food items in South Kivu by Uvira town. Yes Focal Point
489 Nov 8 2006 ER Eritrea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 15.25 37.5 Unknown Unknown Two UN international staff seriously injured when their car hit a landmine in the middle of the main road from Tsorena to Forto, inside the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ), Nov. 8. Archived Archived
1290 Feb 10 2012 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 4.843303 31.588554 Police or paramilitary Unknown A UN staffer was assaulted by two men in SSPS uniform in his residence in Gudele West (Gurei) in Juba. The perpetrators made away with 700 SSP, five (5) mobile phones and a UN VHF hand held radio. The staff member sustained bruises on the left cheek, injury on the left shoulder and dislocated left middle finger; he was treated at UN Level II Hospital in Juba. Yes Official Report
1559 Aug 18 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.983382 67.047065 Unknown Unknown A guard of an NGO-run clinic was shot and wounded when three armed men tried to gain access to the clinic and were refused. Yes Official Report
2361 Feb 27 2018 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 5 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Shooting Ambush Road 7.090911 17.668887 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Suspected Ex-Seleka members shot and killed six people at an illegal checkpoint south of Makounda in Ouham Prefecture. One of the victims was a national UN education consultant and five were staff members from a local non-governmental organization. The perpetrators, reportedly belonging to the MPC faction, set the vehicle on fire after the shooting. The aid workers were on their way to Makounda. Yes Official Report
2632 May 22 2018 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.224042 29.166706 Unknown Unknown Two male UN contracted staff members were attacked while transporting goods 40km from the town of Rupakona. During the attack the assistant driver was shot and killed, and the driver was severely injured. Yes Focal Point
3134 Dec 28 2020 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One male national UN agency staff member was shot in his vehicle on his way home from completing banking transactions in Port au Prince. He was rushed to the hospital and is in stable condition.  Yes Official Report
1560 Aug 20 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.519919 32.490316 Unknown Unknown One driver was shot when gunmen opened fire on four UN-contracted trucks. Yes Official Report
1826 Sep 15 2014 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 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was abducted on the Damascus-Aleppo Road. Yes Official Report
2362 Feb 27 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 9.240345 29.799546 Unknown Unknown One NGO aid worker was assaulted at home in Bentiu protection of civilian (PoC) site. His injuries required medical treatment. Three other people were also hurt in the attack but they sustained minor injuries. Nothing was taken from the household. Yes Official Report
2633 Jun 30 2018 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.799568 33.552246 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two male UN contracted drivers were attacked and shot after delivering food to a village in Maban District, Upper Nile. One staff member, the driver assistant, died from his wounds two days after the attack. The driver survived although was severely wounded. Yes Focal Point
229 May 11 2003 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed May 11. Archived Archived
491 Nov 24 2006 LS Lesotho 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -29.6039267 28.3350193 Unknown Unknown 1 IO international (Dutch) staff shot dead outside the house of Lesotho's trade and industry minister, where the victim was staying. Motive unknown, but attack came shortly after Parliament was dissolved to pave the way for elections Archived Archived
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
1292 Feb 24 2012 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.843303 31.588554 Unknown Unknown A night watchman was killed (from apparent strangulation) when a group of unknown men robbed an NGO compound in Juba. No other staff were harmed. Yes Official Report
1827 Apr 12 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.749899 70.342765 Unknown Unknown Three local NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown gunmen while traveling in a local taxi in Kulachi area. Yes Official Report
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
2363 Feb 28 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 Project site 33.545997 36.406492 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed in Rif Dimashq, Eastern Ghouta when he was caught in an air raid while helping civilians affected by earlier aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2634 Jul 11 2018 YE Yemen 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.05863 44.86451 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) Two national male UN staff members were hit in a contracted truck by an airstrike at Ayrim Junction in Lahij. The driver died and the assistant was seriously injured in the SLC attack reportedly aimed at military vehicles. Yes Focal Point
494 Dec 17 2006 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 14 RC national staff held hostage after gunmen attack their downtown office in Baghdad (30 staff and visitors initially held - 16 released unharmed the same day). Archived Archived
1034 Oct 6 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.68956 64.8531 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed groups occupied a governmental clinic, which is supported by an NGO, and abducted the guard on duty. They appear to have used the clinic as a base. Yes Official Report
1293 Mar 29 2012 PK Pakistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.800043 66.8500394 Unknown Unknown Two national staffers of a UN agency were shot dead when unidentified gunmen attacked a vehicle. Another employee of the UN agency sustained serious injuries in the attack. Yes Focal Point
1828 Sep 16 2014 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 9.258853 29.800177 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by SPLA soldiers and required medical treatment. Another UN staff member was also assaulted, but seems to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
2364 Jan 12 2018 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.036541 14.429024 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency employees and their driver have all been found after having been kidnapped on January 12th from Sabha. The driver was found on Sunday and the female UN worker was found in the northern suburbs of Sabha. The male national UN staffer (not counted here at this time until further information becomes available) was found on Saturday near Sabha city. Yes Media
2635 Jul 30 2018 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.584522 29.952998 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and killed by unknown assailants when his truck was ambushed between Atibab and Thon Aduel in Lakes District. Yes Focal Point
1294 Apr 24 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 33.57175 36.4027 Unknown Unknown A local Red Crescnet volunteer was killed and three others wounded when their vehicle, clearly markd withthe Red Crescent emblem, was fired upon. Circumstances and perpetrators were unclear. Yes Official Report
2636 Nov 11 2018 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.53 16.32 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted staff member was shot and killed during an ambush. He was travelling on the road between Bassangoa and Paoua when his truck carrying food items was ambushed by unknown assailants. Yes Focal Point
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
1295 Apr 25 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 34.34817 62.19967 Unknown Unknown An IFRC national staff guard was found murdered by unknown perpetrators in the compound guard quarters. The killing is suspected to have been related to personal issues. Yes Official Report
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
2637 Apr 11 2018 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Road 4.0939 29.0827 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One male national UN contracted driver was injured during a reported altercation with a DRC Armed Forces (FARDC) Officer. The staff member was taken to the Baraka hospital and later transferred to Bukavu hospital the following day. Yes Focal Point
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
497 Sep 13 2006 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff drivers abducted by armed men after ambush while traveling from El Fasher through Kutum to Abdel Shakour. Archived Archived
1296 Apr 28 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 37.18897 68.93644 Unaffiliated Not applicable An NGO staff member was killed at his private residence by an armed intruder who he discovered in the midst of a robbery. Yes Official Report
1565 Aug 26 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.787959 70.478834 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was injured when a stray mortar struck a school where s/he was delivering a training. Yes Official Report
2368 Jul 11 2017 SS South Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.471389 30.415 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) Three contractors for a UN agency were detained by Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) upon their arrival in Pagak after fleeing heavy fighting in Mathiang on July 6th. According to some reports, they are still being held by the group. Yes Focal Point
3137 Jan 30 2020 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 5.933333 10.166667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 4 NGO staff members, 3 males and 1 female, were kidnapped from their organisation office by militants from an unknown armed group in Mankon, Bamenda. The perpetrators expressed political grievances behind the kidnapping, before releasing the staff the next day after negotiations. The staff were also seriously beaten while being held. Yes Focal Point
234 Jun 6 2003 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot, June 6. Archived Archived
1566 Aug 27 2013 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.865951 35.21448 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN staff member was shot and killed by IDF soldiers during clashes on an overnight arrest raid at the Qalandia refugee camp. Pending Media
1832 Sep 25 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.874167 71.152778 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six NGO contractors were abducted by anti-government elements. They were released the following day through the mediation of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
2639 Jun 30 2018 GN Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.883333 -10.166667 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was ambushed near Yende in Kissidougou, and serioulsy injured by the unknown armed perpetrators. Yes Focal Point
3138 Dec 25 2020 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 16.066667 25.466667 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was injured after the aid group he was travelling with, in El Fasher North Darfur, was ambushed and attacked by unknown gunmen. The armoured NGO/UN vehicle they were travelling in was taken. Yes Media
499 Nov 10 2006 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff officer was physically assaulted and sustained back injuries in an incident where two MONUC helicopters landed in Rumbek for refuelling, Nov 10. Archived Archived
1299 May 7 2012 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.9 33.8 Unknown Unknown A national contractor of a UN agency was shot and killed Yes Official Report
1567 Aug 31 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.858778 31.598305 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by a person suspected to be an SPLA soldier while walking from the Olympic hotel in Juba. Yes Official Report
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
2370 Jan 20 2018 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Unknown Unknown One male UN agency staff member was led out of his car at gunpoint and abducted. His wife was in the car at the time of the incident as well but only the staff member was taken. The perpetrator was wearing a mask at the time of the incident. At the time of this report, the staff member's whereabouts were unknown. Reports regarding this incident are currently unconfirmed. Yes Media
2640 Dec 21 2018 UG Uganda 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 3.53 31.35 Aid recipient Not applicable In total 13 UN staff members were caught amongst a mob inside the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement. 5 staff members were able to escape, and 3 were injured by crude weapons and required medical attention. Vehicles were also damaged during the mob violence. Yes Focal Point
3139 Dec 28 2020 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.716667 20.05 Unknown Unknown One off-duty UN staff member was shot and injured after the public transport was ambushed by unknown gunmen in Grimari city. Yes Media
236 Jul 15 2003 IQ Iraq 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed and 1 national staff member wounded when convoy attacked, July 15. Archived Archived
500 Dec 7 2006 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff violently beaten in Khor Abeche, South Darfur, Dec 7. Three vehicles also stolen. Yes Official Report
1568 Aug 31 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 4.849379 31.508672 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was robbed and assaulted by two unknown masked men who entered and robbed his home, then removed him by force from his home and brought him to the forest where they continued to assault him and ask for money. Yes Official Report
2641 Oct 23 2018 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 9.5 42.7 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and seriously wounded while distributing food in an IDP camp in Chinaksen. Yes Focal Point
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
1301 May 13 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.59205 70.59628 Unknown Unknown Six national NGO demining staff were abducted from a field camp. The youngest was released a few hours later (hence not counted) Yes Official Report
1569 Aug 31 2013 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Unknown 31.610269 65.701536 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff driver was wounded when a body-borne IED was detonated. The attack was aimed at Afghanistan National Police. Yes Official Report
1835 Jan 28 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 0.120341 40.301715 Unknown Unknown A paramedic for the Kenyan Red Cross Society was injured when three gunmen shot at the ambulance after the driver ignored instructions to stop. Yes Official Report
2108 Dec 30 2015 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.037312 27.740425 Unknown Unknown A UN humanitarian agency driver was carjacked by gunpoint while driving in a UN vehicle in the evening. He was shot and killed during the incident. Yes Focal Point
2372 Sep 16 2017 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.06697 30.733558 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staff member was abducted by armed men in Jambo, Mundri East County. He has not been released and the reason for his abduction is unknown. This follows earlier violence in the county that prompted the relocation of other staff. Yes Official Report
3141 Jan 20 2021 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 12.883333 22.966667 Unknown Unknown 3 humanitarian staff working in West Darfur were reportedly killed in inter-communal violence according to official statements. Further information is unknown at this time. Pending Official Report
1302 May 17 2012 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A national NGO staffer was shot and wounded by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
2109 Oct 8 2015 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 34.555349 69.207486 Unknown Unknown Armed men stormed into a restaurant and indiscreetly fired upon the crowd. One national employee for a UN agency was serious injured in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2373 Sep 23 2017 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 5.343688 30.450165 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were assaulted during a robbery on an NGO compound in Lui, Mundri East County, and required medical attention. Valuables were stolen during the compound robbery. Yes Official Report
503 Dec 19 2006 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff teacher injured in crossfire during armed dashes that took place in the vicinity of UN schools in Gaza, Dec 19. A 13-year-old school girl was also injured (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
1303 May 18 2012 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was shot and killed in his home in Goma by unknown assailants. Yes Official Report
1571 Sep 5 2013 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
1837 Oct 7 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Unknown Home 34.564422 71.254501 Unknown Unknown One UN polio worker was killed in an IED explosion. Two others (not counted) were also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2374 Aug 21 2017 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 6.777367 29.71322 Unaffiliated Not applicable One NGO staff member was killed at home in Cuei Cok in Rumbek East. This incident is not considered to be due to his work as an aid worker but to inter-communal fighting in the town. Yes Official Report
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
1304 May 18 2012 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 7.6999269 27.9910035 Staff member Not applicable One staffer of a UN agency was attacked and beaten severely with a stick in his office. The attack was reportedly related to an employment administrative issue. Yes Official Report
1572 Sep 7 2013 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 9.259642 29.800035 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was assaulted by three persons who allegedly disguised themselves as visitors at his residence in Kalibalak, Bentiu. He was evacuated to the hospital. Yes Official Report
2375 Aug 22 2017 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown The South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) discovered the body of an NGO driver when they responded to the sounds of gunfire in Torit, near the UNMISS base. It is unknown whether the incident is related and a police investigation was underway during the time that this incident was reported. The NGO driver had been shot. Yes Official Report
3144 Jan 30 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 9.255637 29.804046 Unknown Unknown An NGO vehicle traveling between Kuerguini and Bentiu bridge was attacked by unknown armed youths. One NGO staff member was killed and another was injured in the leg and received treatment at Bentiu Hospital. The motive for the attack is unverified.  Pending Official Report
505 Dec 26 2006 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed 1 UN national staff contracted driver shot and injured in ambush of two commercial trucks carrying UN agency food in Habila Kanari. Ten armed attackers, believed to be Janjaweed militia, shot at the vehicles that drove through the ambush, hitting one driver. Archived Archived
1573 Sep 8 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 Office/compound 4.873301 31.589264 Unknown Unknown Robbers at a UN compound assaulted the UN-contracted guard, who was taken to the hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
1839 Oct 16 2014 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 9.558889 31.652222 Non-state armed group: National Pro-SPLA Shiluk militia One national UN staff member was kidnapped at gunpoint from Malakal airport by eight armed men. Reports made from the organization in August 2015 confirm that the staff member is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
506 Jan 8 2007 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff engineer shot while driving car in Baghdad at night. Perpetrators/motives unknown. Archived Archived
1306 Dec 13 2011 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.580285 66.9961324 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six staff of a national NGO were abducted at gun point by unknown assailants in Pishin, Baluchistan. Unconfirmed reporting suggests that the abductees have been moved to a neighbouring district in KPK or Afghanistan. The identity and motives of the abductors remains unclear, yet the details of the incident suggest it was a well planned and professionally executed operation. Due to its close proximity to current conflict zones in Afghanistan and KPK, it is likely that politically motivated groups operate in the vicinity of Pishin and are most likely involved in the abduction. Yes Official Report
2377 Mar 14 2018 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.231487 29.800503 Unaffiliated Youths A UN agency contracted truck driver received a head injury during an assault in Bentiu on March 14th. Local youths threw stones at the truck which broke the windscreen and caused the injury. The driver was treated at an INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
1307 May 29 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.182971 66.998734 Unknown Unknown A driver of an NGO was wounded when unidentified people opened fire on the vehicle he was driving in Khuzdar District. Pending Media
1575 Sep 8 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.361066 68.851885 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO staff members were hospitalized as a result of an AOG-initiated bomb blast accompanying a complex attack close to the NGO office. The NGO office was not the target of the attack. Yes Official Report
2114 Dec 20 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.811122 36.603827 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two UN agency partner staff were killed in the Syrian Arab Republic by an airstrike in Idlib, while attending a coordination meeting. 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
1308 Jun 11 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown A national NGO ambulance driver was killed by an IED, along with two relatives of the patient they were transporting. The patient and one other relative were injured. Yes Official Report
1842 Feb 18 2013 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One LNGO manager was wounded during clashes between two groups of Al Shabaab fighters. The clash was reportedly triggered by a dispute over the continuation of the LNGO's activities. Yes Official Report
2115 Oct 6 2015 CF Central African Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 5.384798 16.990356 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On 6 October, a private truck part of a Minusca-escorted convoy from Cameroon and carrying UN food commodities was looted near the town of Yaloke,along Bossemptele-Bangui axis. The incident occurred after armed men had opened fire against the convoy, killing one truck driver and wounding another one who later succumbed to injuries once at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
245 Aug 27 2003 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 36.22675 44.76106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded by small arms fire in Erbil, Aug 27. Archived Archived
1309 Jun 17 2012 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.75 31 Host State Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN staff member was detained overnight and repeatedly beaten by SPLA soldiers over an alleged land dispute. He was released on 18 June. Yes Official Report
1578 Sep 13 2013 PH Philippines 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.908154 122.088461 Non-state armed group: National Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Five local Red Cross volunteers were injured when Nur Misuari-led faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fired a rifle grenade in Barangay Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City. Pending Media
2380 Feb 20 2018 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 33.558337 36.460617 Unknown Unknown Two national NGO volunteers were killed by artillery shelling while they were helping civilians that were affected by an earlier attack in Douma. Yes Media
3149 Jan 9 2021 NA Namibia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -22.57 17.083611 Unknown Unknown One female UN humanitarian staff member was attacked and robbed by unknown men while withdrawing money in the Shoprite Shopping Complex in the capital Windhoek. Pending Official Report
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
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
1579 Sep 22 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 28.00069 69.31894 Unknown Unknown One female social worker employed by a local NGO was kidnapped by unidentified armed men and killed. Yes Official Report
1844 Jul 31 2013 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 2.045742 45.302612 Host State Somali Armed Forces Two LNGO staff were injured when Somali National Government (SNG) forces opened fire on the LNGO vehicle, allegedly because the vehicle did not stop when ordered to do so. The two staff were taken to a hospital. Yes Official Report
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
3150 Jan 29 2021 SL Sierra Leone 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.484444 -13.234444 Unaffiliated Not applicable One UN national humanitarian staff member was assaulted and injured during a dispute with a housing tenant.  Pending Official Report
247 Aug 13 2003 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Unknown Ambush Unknown 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 2 RC national staff killed, 4 national staff wounded when ambushed in Ghazni, Aug 13. Archived Archived
1311 Jun 20 2012 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.6291 46.126 Host State Yemeni Armed Forces A national staffer of the ICRC was killed in a government airstrike while on the road with three colleagues Pending Media
1580 Sep 23 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.492154 27.993158 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN staff member was assaulted after group of people at the scene of road traffic accident forcibly asked the staff member to transport a non-UN casualty to a hospital - while the injured was being received at the hospital, an unknown person assaulted the staff member. Yes Official Report
2382 Mar 17 2018 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.050221 29.514285 Unknown Unknown According to a report, on March 17th a 20-vehicle NGO convoy was attacked by armed assailants in Virunga Park. During the attack, the convoy lead was injured and needed to be taken to the hospital. Twenty-one people from the convoy were abducted by the armed group and were still being held in captivity on March 20th, 2018. Until a few details can be confirmed, the twenty-one people that have reportedly been abducted are not yet counted here. Yes Official Report
3151 Feb 14 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 8 0 4 4 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Shooting Ambush Road 7.016665 29.692526 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A vehicle convoy contracted by an NGO for a polio vaccination campaign was ambushed by unknown armed men on the Maper Road in Rumbek Centre between Apek and Alacok. 4 NGO contractors were shot and killed and 4 others were seriously wounded.  Pending Official Report
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
1312 Jun 22 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 35.3333335 40.1499999 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Crescent volunteer on first aid duty was shot in the head and killed by an unknown shooter. Pending Media
1581 Sep 23 2013 KE Kenya 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location -1.256975 36.803277 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN personnel and a UN contractor were reported injured during a complex attack by al-Shabaab at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
2383 Mar 28 2018 SO Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 2.032194 45.304361 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One ICRC staff member was critically injured when an Improvised Explosive Device in a car was detonated outside of the ICRC's office. The staff member later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack and mentioned via their media portal that they killed the victim because he was a member of Parliament. The victim had been working for the ICRC for five months. One other person was hurt in the attack (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
1582 Sep 23 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.884819 61.140623 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was kidnapped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. The driver was released unharmed in the Islam Abad area of Khaki Safed District unharmed, following the intervention of local elders. Yes Official Report
2654 Apr 19 2019 CD DR Congo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 0.127778 29.2875 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On April 19 2019, one male international UN aid worker was shot and killed, while another male national staff member was shot and wounded. The perpetrators reported to be armed militia, attacked the Ebola treatment group in Butembo with indiscriminate use of firearms. Attacks on Ebola response aid workers have recently been common in areas of the DRC affected, causing some medical INGOs to withdraw. Yes Media
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
515 Mar 13 2007 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff abducted in front of their son by unknown men and found dead the next day. Yes Focal Point
785 2007 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
1583 Sep 23 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 28.000421 69.318844 Unaffiliated Spouse One female NGO worker was shot and killed by her husband in an honor killing. Pending Media
2385 Mar 7 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.513742 36.347101 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Four national male volunteers were killed during air strikes in Ein Tarma, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2917 Jan 12 2019 YE Yemen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.0365406 14.4290236 Non-state armed group: Subnational Tuareg tribe Three UN agency contracted truck drivers were kidnapped by a NSAG suspected to be connected with the Tuarge tribe. They were held until January 19 and released after negotiations. Yes Focal Point
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
786 Mar 14 2007 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -0.35817 42.54536 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff Chairman killed in Olympic district by unknown gunmen. Reports add that he had travelled from Kismayo to attend a workshop. Yes Official Report
1316 Oct 30 2011 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.77396 47.42506 Unknown Unknown An acting director of a LNGO was killed by unknown gunmen in Garsoor village near hotel Guure. Circumstances unclear. Pending Archived
1584 Oct 1 2013 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
2386 Mar 6 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Public location 37 36.71 Unknown Unknown One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Aleppo province, Der Sawwan district. Yes Media
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
3155 Feb 22 2021 CD DR Congo 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.469050 29.345562 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN aid convoy of 2 vehicles traveling from Goma to Rutshuru approximately 25 km northeast of Goma was ambushed by unknown armed gunmen. The UN driver of one vehicle was killed along with a non UN security personnel and an international diplomat (not counted here). A UN agency country director was critically injured and evacuated to a hospital in Goma.  Pending Official Report
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
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
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
2387 Mar 10 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.140888 36.755199 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids on Idlib while fulfilling emergency response duties. Yes Media
2657 Apr 22 2019 KE Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -2.0789 41.1338 Unknown Unknown One female Red Cross volunteer was attacked by unknown assailants with a large knife while closing her store, unrelated to Red Cross activities, in Mbwajumwali village at 11:00pm. Media reports indicate the volunteer was killed after suffering several large and serious lacerations. There is an ongoing police investigation Yes Media
2919 Apr 3 2020 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
3156 Feb 20 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.979167 33.75 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) affiliated youth One male NGO staff member was seriously beaten by a group of youths reportedly affiliated with the SPLA-IO. Reports indicate he was near Leka village, 3km from Bunj town retrieving his cows from a grazing area.  Pending Official Report
253 Sep 21 2003 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.335 43.11889 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in convoy attacked Sept 21 (non-UN vehicles with UN shipment) on road between Erbil and Mosul. Archived Archived
788 Oct 11 2007 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff wounded when driving their belonging to an INGO. The gunmen stopped the car and reportedly shot and wounded the two occupants before driving away with the vehicle. Archived Archived
1852 Dec 29 2013 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0.645158 41.560769 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five local NGO staff members were abducted by unidentified gunmen. 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
2388 Mar 16 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 33.540668 36.43275 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
3157 Feb 18 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 8.595958 29.991989 Unknown Unknown One male NGO contracted driver was shot and injured in the Koch town market by unknown perpetrators. Reports indicate the attack is not likely related to his NGO affiliation.  Pending Official Report
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
1058 Nov 16 2010 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 30.1898249 67.019108 Unknown Unknown 1 doctor who heads a national NGO was attacked and killed in his office. Motivation unknown. Date is approximate only. Yes Official Report
1319 Nov 20 2011 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.51265 42.07962 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An LNGO national staffer was wounded when a convoy of Kenyan military and anti-AS militias was ambushed by AS militants on the main road between Dhoobley and Tabta in the vicinity of Hawinha. The LNGO's vehicle was in the convoy. Pending Archived
2126 Sep 13 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Unknown Office/compound 34.014552 69.192392 Unknown Unknown The Afghan Red Crescent reported that a volunteer died while doing volunteer work in Afghan Logar Branch. There is no further information to date, although the incident was most likely related to unexploded ordinance. Yes Focal Point
2389 Mar 21 2018 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 Office/compound 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike that hit the organization's office in Ain Trma. The organization reports that the attack was deliberate. Yes Media
2659 Apr 23 2019 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One male national UN staff member was travelling from the airport in Port-Au-Prince in a private vehicle, when the car was attacked during a traffic stop. Due to traffic the car was stopped on Sans Fil road near Rue Saint- Martin, when two armed assailants demanding personnel belongings from the individuals in the vehicle shot into the car. The staff member was rushed to the hospital after being shot, but succumbed to his wounds during surgery. An investigation is ongoing. Yes Official Report
3158 Jan 30 2021 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.935237 31.693021 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male UN humanitarian agency national staff was shot and injured after the private vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed on the road near the border between Jonglei and Central Equatoria. Reports indicate 10 unknown armed perpetrators ambushed the vehicle near Malithor village, and injured 2 other civilians as well.  Pending Official Report
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
1588 Oct 6 2013 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.306405 44.1896 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member was ambushed and kidnapped by armed men while he was in his vehicle. UPDATE: He was released on 8 November 2014. Yes Official Report
2127 Aug 13 2015 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Public location 8.296968 30.153157 Unknown Unknown On August 13, a volunteer in Leer County was killed in Wor Juot village, Gandor payam. An investigation into the details of this incident is still ongoing as of July 2016. Yes Focal Point
2390 Mar 14 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 Project site 33.520918 36.364792 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed by a secondary airstrike in Haza (Hazeh), Eastern Ghouta when he was helping civilians affected by an earlier aerial attack. The organization's service center and an ambulance were also destroyed in the incident. Yes Media
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
3159 Feb 17 2021 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.3725 37.5178 Unknown One UN-funded NGO project staff member was killed after an IED detonated in the Al Bab city market.  Pending 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
522 Aug 14 2006 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 Project site 31.66667 35.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff member killed in a residential area by a missile fired by Israeli forces against an alleged Palestinian faction in the Ein el-Hilweh refugee camp in Saida, 14 August. Yes Official Report
791 Apr 3 2008 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
1060 Jun 18 2010 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7 44 Non-state armed group: National Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) Staff member (driver) was shot and injured in a cross fire between rebel Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) fighters and Ethiopian Defence Forces (EDF). Yes Focal Point
1321 Jun 14 2012 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.843303 31.588554 Police or paramilitary Police A UN Agency national staffer was stopped, beaten, and robbed by six armed police personnel in uniform near the Doha Fuel Station in Gudele, Four of the policemen were in black uniform and the other two were wearing the brown auxiliary police outfit. The victim was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
1589 Oct 7 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.580692 69.221584 Unknown Unknown Three national NGO staff members (driver and two engineers) were ambushed and kidnapped. A third engineer was present but managed to escape. Yes Official Report
1855 Nov 11 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 35.933094 64.750028 Aid recipient Not applicable One ICRC staff member, while visting Maimana prison to distribute winter clothes, was stabbed in the throat by a prisoner. He was hospitalized immediately. Yes Official Report
2128 Jul 11 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.405515 40.796915 Unknown Unknown In Al-Hasakeh City on July 11 one SARC volunteer was shot and killed while he was retrieving bodies from the area. He was wearing his uniform while on duty, and was shot by sniper fire. Yes Focal Point
2391 Mar 21 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer died after sustaining life-threatening injuries while helping affected civilians after an attack in Douma, Eastern Ghouta. Two other volunteers were also killed in the same area by artillery shelling while supporting civilians affected by earlier attacks. Yes Media
2923 Mar 29 2020 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 6.80619 29.6774197 Unknown Unknown The administrator of a UN supported hospital in Rumbek town was reportedly killed by an unknown gunmen in his residential compound. Yes Official Report
3160 Feb 22 2021 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 Shooting Ambush Road 32.97 70.27 Non-state armed group: Regional Taliban 4 female NGO workers were shot and killed and a male NGO driver was shot and wounded in the town of Mir Ali, North Waziristan. Media reports indicate the aid workers were ambushed on the road while delivering services for women in the area. Although no group has claimed responsibility, reports point to the Pakistani Taliban as the area was once a stronghold and the group has carried out similar attacks before. Pending Media
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
1061 May 18 2010 CM Cameroon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 9.3070698 13.3934527 Unknown Unknown Staff member (driver) was injured in an ambush. Yes Focal Point
1590 Oct 6 2013 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.839911 31.611074 Unknown Unknown Two UN staff members were severely assaulted and sustained multiple stab wounds at the vicinity of their compound in the evening. They were admitted into a hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
2129 May 6 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown On May 6, during a distribution mission in Douma Branch near Damascus, a couple of mortar shells hit close to a SARC convoy and killed female sub-branch volunteer. Yes Focal Point
2393 Mar 26 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was injured in Douma by an artillery shell during a rescue mission to evacuate wounded civilians from the area. Yes Media
2924 Mar 31 2020 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.382258 31.419555 Non-state armed group: Subnational Murle Tribesman One UN agency contracted truck was ambushed by suspected Murle Tribesman while travelling from Pajut to Bor. The driver's assistant was shot during the ambush, but the truck was able to return to Pajut where the assistant received medical attention and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
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
1062 Apr 27 2010 SD Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 10.53018 29.93292 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked by armed men. One escort detail was killed; driver and truck owner injured. Yes Focal Point
1323 Jul 3 2012 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
1857 Nov 12 2014 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.628174 22.504846 Unknown Unknown Two UN-contracted drivers (including seven loaders, not counted here) were kidnapped while transporting food and relief items; the two trucks were also taken. UPDATE: The seven loaders were released the next day, the two drivers were released on 18 November 2014, and the trucks have been recoverd. Yes Official Report
2394 Mar 25 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.1079 30.964542 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) On March 25th, seven NGO workers were abducted by SPLA-IO opposition forces outside Yei, Central Equatorial. The aid workers were part of a convoy that was delivering supplies to health centers in Kupera, Limuro, Wuji, and Koyoko. Along with their three vehicles, they were all released on April 15th and were reported to be in good health. Yes Official Report
2925 Apr 20 2020 MM Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 20.3667 93.2667 Unknown Unknown One UN Agency driver and a non-UN passenger travelling in a marked UN vehicle from Sittwe to Yangon were ambushed by unknown perpetrators near Yar Maung Bridge, Min Bya Township, Rakhine. The victims were reportedly carrying COVID19 related items. They were both evacuated to Minbya hospital where the driver succumbed to his wounds. Yes Official Report
259 Oct 27 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 2 ICRC national staff killed when ICRC office bombed in Baghdad (10 civilians also killed but not counted here). Archived Archived
794 Jul 25 2008 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 12.05 24.883333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff physically assaulted while travelling on private business in Nyala and sustained injuries. Yes Focal Point
1063 Oct 16 2010 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.00037 68.71346 Unknown Unknown A driver of a contracted truck was killed in an ambush Yes Focal Point
1324 Jul 4 2012 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
1592 Oct 12 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.105581 70.51334 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An off-duty NGO staff member, along with seven other civilians, was killed when the bazaar was struck by a rocket launched by an armed opposition group. Nine other civilians were injured. Yes Official Report
2395 Apr 7 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.023608 29.675991 Unknown Unknown One NGO worker was shot and killed during an ambush on his vehicle by armed men when he was traveling between Nhialgiu and Bentiu. According to media reports, the aid worker was returning to base from field training. Yes Official Report
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
2926 Apr 11 2020 ML Mali 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.822778 -3.698611 Unknown Unknown Four national staff members of a local NGO, one contracted, were reportedly kidnapped in Oraya, Niafunke. They were released 2 weeks later. 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
1065 Oct 18 2010 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.1909231 22.7402454 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked on the road and the driver's assistant killed. Yes Focal Point
1325 Jul 10 2012 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.68747 64.29318 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed groups stopped two trucks carrying food aid, kidnapped the drivers and burned the vehicles. One driver was released on 10 July, following negotiations with local elders. The other driver escaped on 14 July. Yes Official Report
1593 Oct 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.801572 71.216105 Non-state armed group: National Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) A community health worker, who seemed to have ties to Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) fighters, was abducted by members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was abducted with at least three IEA fighters, who were able to escape, but the community health worker was recaptured and killed. He was beaten to death with sticks. Yes Official Report
1859 Nov 25 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.292374 70.574089 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three NGO staff were abducted by opposition forces from their private vehicle as they drove toward Jalalabad. Tribal elders negotiated their release three days later. 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
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
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
1326 Jul 10 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 35.336 40.145 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Cross worker was shot and killed while on duty on an ambulance Yes Official Report
1594 Oct 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 34.002473 62.224309 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local NGO workers were shot and wounded when the bus they were traveling on was fired at by armed men attempting an ambush at an illegal checkpoint. The bus kept driving and victims received medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2397 Apr 7 2018 PG Papua New Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -6.127153 143.420306 Unknown Unknown On April 7th, a UN convoy was attacked in Nipa town by a mob. One international staff member was hurt when a rock smashed the rear window of the vehicle. A bullet also punctured the vehicle's tire but they were able to reach safety. Eventually, they reached their destination, Mendi town, and the aid worker was able to receive further treatment. The convoy had been a mix of government partners, the UN and it was escorted by police and the military. Yes Focal Point
530 Feb 17 2007 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff assaulted by a group of unidentified men while walking home in southern Sudan, 17 Feb. Victim was beaten with sticks and sustained injuries. The attackers took his money and other personal belongings. Archived Archived
797 Aug 30 2008 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 1.79767 44.90755 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and injured while travelling in a private vehicle in Merka, 30 August 2008. Yes Focal Point
1067 Nov 25 2010 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown A vehicle hired by a UN agency was shot at and the driver was injured while picking up staff from the airport. Yes Focal Point
1595 Oct 23 2013 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 12.008688 24.840129 Unknown Unknown The head of a Sudanese NGO was killed when armed carjackers ambushed and hijacked the NGO vehicle. Another NGO staff member and a police officer were also injured. The attack happened about 15 kilometers southwest of Nyala. Pending Media
2398 Apr 8 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 8.723687 30.164704 Unaffiliated Youths One national NGO aid worker was killed in a crossfire incident during clashes in Mayendit between local youths. Yes Official Report
798 Sep 29 2008 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 19.75778 -72.20417 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in Cap-Haitien allegedly because of a private dispute (investigation continues). Yes Focal Point
1068 Nov 1 2010 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
1596 Oct 30 2013 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.699185 24.99564 Unknown Unknown A UN contractor was carjacked and abducted by unknown criminals while driving along the Nyala-El Fasher road. Yes Official Report
1863 Dec 3 2014 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
2930 Mar 14 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 36.1389 36.83 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male Qatar Red Crescent ambulance driver was reportedly shot and killed when Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) gunmen raided his brothers house in al Atareb city in Aleppo governate. Yes Official Report
532 Feb 11 2007 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff (guard) underwent medical treatment after being shot when four armed men looted food items from a UN agency. Archived Archived
799 Oct 17 2008 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.79767 44.90755 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff was injured during a shooting incident in Merka. Yes Focal Point
1069 Mar 23 2010 ET Ethiopia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8 39 Unaffiliated Oromo clan A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked with rudimentary weapons by the Oromo clan and food looted while on the road through Oromo territory; two drivers were slightly injured. Yes Focal Point
1597 Nov 11 2013 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 36.889853 38.369716 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer of the Ein Al Arab sub-branch in Aleppo was killed. Yes Focal Point
2400 Apr 21 2018 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Unknown Unknown An ICRC vehicle was ambushed on Saturday morning, April 21st while traveling on the outskirts of Taiz. One male international aid worker from Lebanon was shot and killed in the attack. Colleagues traveling with him in the vehicle were unharmed. Yes Media
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
800 Dec 23 2008 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 7.33333 80.75 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot outside office. Archived Archived
1070 Oct 13 2010 HT Haiti 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.53917 -72.335 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked. Two drivers were shot and injured. Yes Focal Point
1598 Nov 7 2013 HT Haiti 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 18.532498 -72.333064 Unknown Unknown One international worker was injured and one national worker killed during an armed break-in at an orphanage. Three burglars assaulted them with a hammer and demanded money. The national worker was an unarmed security guard who died protecting the international staff member. Pending Media
266 Nov 7 2003 BI Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff shot and killed in his home, Nov 7. Archived Archived
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
1071 Nov 11 2010 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 19.75778 -72.20417 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked by 12 unidentified perpetrators. Food stolen and driver injured. Yes Focal Point
1866 Dec 19 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.6666171 19.7954915 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national Red Cross volunteer was killed by crossfire in armed clashes in Mbres. Pending Media
2933 Sep 29 2018 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.45 20.983333 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was seriously wounded when armed men attacked an NGO office in Zangba. Pending ACLED
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
535 May 14 2007 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff guard wounded when gunmen wearing (government) uniforms attacked the UN office in Mogadishu. The UN security guards repelled them. Archived Archived
802 Jan 8 2009 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 1 UN national staff driver killed and 1 UN national staff driver injured when UN convoy was hit by tank shell in Gaza. UN suspended all operations. Archived Archived
1072 Sep 24 2010 UG Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 2.020556 34.584167 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked by armed warriors and the driver's assistant injured. Yes Focal Point
1332 Nov 10 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 8.98333 79.9 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A local NGO staffer was abducted from a private home by LTTE forces and later killed. Archived Archived
1600 Nov 19 2013 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.092538 70.469295 Criminal Unknown Three national staff members of a UN implementing partner were abducted by an unknown armed group. They were released the next day with the help of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
2139 Sep 19 2015 GT Guatemala 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 15.689653 -88.609658 Unknown Unknown A young volunteer was murdered on September 19 in Santo Tomas de Castilla. She was on her way to the branch office to attend a volunteer meeting. According to initial report she was shot in the head getting into a taxi however, the circumstances are still unclear as to what happened. Yes Focal Point
2934 Oct 13 2016 CF Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One ICRC staff member was reportedly killed during clashes between Ex-Seleka militia and MINUSCA forces in Kaga-Bandoro. Pending ACLED
268 Nov 9 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle fired on between Basra and Safwan, Nov 9. Archived Archived
536 Apr 17 2007 FJ Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Public location -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff, believed to be former policemen, suffered minor injuries after they were caught up in the robbery of a Suva restaurant, April 17. Archived Archived
1073 Jan 20 2010 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 16.308528 43.403557 Unknown Unknown A UN-contracted truck driver was attacked while on the road and seriously injured. Yes Focal Point
1601 Nov 6 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.927027 66.142532 Unknown Unknown An off-duty NGO staff member was shot and killed by two unknown gunmen. Yes Official Report
1868 Dec 23 2014 YE Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5831 43.9927 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Militants shot and killed a volunteer YRCS Taiz branch officer and his volunteer driver. Yes Media
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
537 Apr 29 2007 FJ Fiji 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -18.1415884 178.4421662 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international staff former policeman was bashed on Sunday night after four thugs broke into his home and tied him up. Suva police said yesterday that the man needed 15 stitches. Archived Archived
804 Jan 15 2009 PH Philippines 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 5.8506231 120.0284035 Non-state armed group: Subnational Abu Sayyaf 2 ICRC international (1 Swiss, 1 Itallian) staff and 1 ICRC national staff kidnapped on Island of Jolo by Abu Sayyaf rebels. National staffer was freed April 2. Swiss freed on 17 April. Italian freed 11 July. Yes Focal Point
1074 Nov 26 2010 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 15.337484 44.184304 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked, one driver injured and food looted. Yes Focal Point
1334 Jul 4 2012 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
1602 Oct 13 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 3 3 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.899383 36.763292 Islamic State (IS) Six ICRC staff and one Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer were abducted by gunmen who had opened fire on the Red Cross convoy as they were traveling to Damascus. Three ICRC staff and the one Red Crescent volunteer were released the next day. The ICRC is awaiting information on the remaining three. Reports from ICRC in April 2019 indicate the remaining international staff member and two national staff members may still be alive, although specific information about their whereabouts is unknown. Yes Media
538 May 8 2007 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver was shot dead on the way to work in the southern province of Kandahar by unidentified men on a motorbike. Police are now looking for the assassins Archived Archived
805 Jan 17 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.846628 71.09726 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff doctor kidnapped by a group of armed men who attaked an NGO clinic in Kunar. Whereabouts unknown. It is unclear whether the attack and abduction were conducted by AOG or criminal elements. Yes Official Report
1075 Jul 3 2010 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
1335 Jul 12 2012 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.75 31 Unknown Unknown UN staff was shot dead in his house in Hai Lokwilili behind Jebel Kujur near the Ministry of Animal Resources. Yes Official Report
1603 Nov 24 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.910763 65.028694 Unknown Unknown Two local NGO staff members were abducted by unknown individuals. Yes Official Report
2676 Apr 25 2019 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 Shooting Raid Project site 30.631561 66.736965 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female polio vaccination team member was shot and killed, and another injured, while administering the vaccine in the remote village of Sultan Zai, 100km Northwest of Quetta, Balochistan. The team was ambushed in the village by unknown armed assailants, who began shooting at the group. There were reports of four other attacks on polio vaccination teams that week in Pakistan. Yes Media
2937 Mar 7 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.409167 20.653056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two humanitarian staff members were hit with stray bullets during clashes in Ndele at the beginning of March (exact date unknown). One staff member was killed and the other injured. More information is unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
3174 Feb 23 2021 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location -6.15 23.6 Unknown Unknown One humanitarian staff member was reportedly killed in the city of Mbuji-Mayi. Further information is unavailable at this time.  Pending ACLED
539 May 20 2007 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Road 1.7148358 44.7699326 Criminal Pirates 1 UN national staff guard was killed while helping repulse a new pirate attack on a ship that had just delivered UN food assistance to the Somali port of Merka. As a result, the agents of a UN-contracted vessel this morning refused to allow the ship loaded with food to sail for Somalia. Archived Archived
1076 Oct 17 2010 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.3508273 62.2164003 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted staff members were abducted by a group of militants while returning from a mission. One employee was released on 28 Oct while the other was released on 4 Nov; both unharmed. Yes Focal Point
1336 Jul 14 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A nurse working for an NGO-run clinic was kidnapped by a dozen armed opposition members on motorcycles and held for three days. He was interrogated to determine whether he had any government affiliation, and when it was determined he did not he was allowed to call his family and village elders for a negotiated release. Yes Official Report
1604 Nov 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.727865 68.867998 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were injured when their NGO vehicle was attacked by anti-government forces. Three other NGO staff were on board, and they were rescued by Afghan Local Police after an attempted kidnapping. Yes Official Report
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
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
3175 Jan 25 2021 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.549167 68.423333 Unknown Unknown Two Red Crescent workers were reportedly wounded at the edge of Ghazni province. Further information is unavailable at this time. Pending ACLED
540 Mar 24 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 8.9780188 79.9148547 Host state Sri Lanka Armed Forces 1 NGO national staff killed and 3 national staff injured when Sri Lanka Army (SLA) soldiers exploded a claymore mine targeting a vehicle belonging to the aid agency in Mannar at around 12.30pm on Saturday. Archived Archived
1077 Dec 27 2009 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 3 42 Unknown Unknown The head of a local NGO was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in his house overnight. The man had just returned from a trip to Nairobi. Motive unclear. Archived Media
1337 Jul 20 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 26.13456 68.7696 Unknown Unknown A UN local staff member working on the polio eradication campaign was shot and killled in a targeted attack. Yes Official Report
1872 Sep 23 2014 GN Guinea 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.433333 -13.083333 Unaffiliated Community members A team of five aid workers was attacked in Guinea by a crowd that grew hostile when the team started collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola. One the aid workers sustained a neck wound. Yes Media
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
2678 Mar 31 2019 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.15 29.283333 Unaffiliated Community members Two Ebola response team members were assaulted and injured by a group of local residents in Butembo. The team was preforming a burial of one Ebola victim in Mwemero Cellule, Wayene Quarter, Bulengera Commune of Butembo, when they were attacked. The injured staff were taken to the Butembo Ebola sub-coordination office for first aid. Organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2939 May 9 2020 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 11.016667 29.716667 Unknown Unknown One UN Agency staff member was reportedly shot in his shoulder, hand and stomach, as he tried to intervene in a robbery near his home in Kadguli. He was taken to the hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition. Yes Official Report
3176 Jan 29 2021 NG Nigeria 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.760031 12.644600 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One NNGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped while travelling between Gubio and Damasak in Borno. Further information on his whereabouts is currently unknown. Pending ACLED
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
1078 Apr 27 2010 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown A local NGO officer was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen. The NGO supplied water for displaced people. The deceased man was also a former administrator of a telecommunications company. Pending Media
1338 Jul 29 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.99529 69.02274 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staffer was wounded in a cross fire between the Afghan National Army and armed opposition. Yes Official Report
1606 Nov 24 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 33.452008 36.376632 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed when a mortar shell struck his vehicle as he was driving near Damascus airport. He and three other passengers in the vehicle were killed instantly. Yes Official Report
1873 Nov 7 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown Two Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers were killed when a mortar shell hit a civilian area of Homs as they transported supplies. Yes Official Report
2145 Jun 27 2016 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.852357 66.52239 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable In Dehmerda village, one UN contracted polio personnel was abducted by gunmen along with one NGO staff member, a government health department employee (not counted here), and a local driver (not currently counted). Yes Official Report
2409 May 5 2018 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
2679 May 16 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Unknown 35.6581 68.0478 Staff member Security guard One female midwife at an NGO clinic located in Ruyi Dab District of Samangan province was allegedly sexually assaulted by 6 local individuals and a security guard from the NGO clinic. Reports indicate the suspects are now in custody. Yes Official Report
2940 Feb 16 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 10.294 22.782 Unknown Unknown One humanitarian was killed according to official reports in Birao. No further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
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
542 May 21 2007 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded. Yes Focal Point
1079 Nov 13 2010 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 5 47 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver contracted by a UN agency was shot and killed and food aid was looted. The incident was apparently linked to a clan dispute. Yes Official Report
1339 Aug 2 2012 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
1608 Nov 25 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 4.611755 31.263156 Unknown Unknown One national UN staff member was injured when two teenagers attempted to steal his laptop bag. He received medical care at a UN hospital. Yes Official Report
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
2941 May 14 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO driver was critically shot and later died in hospital after his NGO vehicle was ambushed on the road in Yagarandji Forest, 15km south of Kaga-Bandoro by an unknown armed group. The three other passengers were unharmed. Yes Official Report
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
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
1609 Nov 26 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Individual attack Project site 32.627761 65.901625 Unknown Unknown Three aid workers involved in a village-level development project were killed by a remote-controlled bomb. Pending Media
1875 Nov 30 2014 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 9.945357 33.809026 Staff member Security guard A UN staff member was assaulted by an INGO security guard. The UN staff member was taken to the hospital as a result of the attack. Yes Official Report
2147 Jul 20 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.456443 36.235963 Unknown Unknown One NGO volunteer was killed while helping to rescue civilians. The circumstances surrounding his death are currently unknown. Yes Media
2681 May 22 2019 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 Project site 35.814167 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national male NGO volunteers were wounded due to a second attack, while responding to victims of an airstrike in Jisr ash-Shugur, Idlib. Both volunteers received medical attention for their injuries. Reports indicate one civilian was killed and seven wounded during the airstrike. Yes Media
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
544 Jun 12 2007 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was shot and died the following day. The agency is temporarily suspending all but emergency medical and food programmes. The victim appears to have been caught in the crossfire and not targeted because of UN affiliation. Yes Focal Point
811 Feb 20 2009 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Raid Home 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff security guard killed and 1 NGO national staff wounded when armed men attacked the home of a local NGO worker. Archived Archived
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
2682 May 23 2019 BF Burkina Faso 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.104039 -1.629995 Unknown Unknown Three UN Agency partner national staff members were abducted from their project site at the Goudoubo Health Centre in the Mentao Refugee Camp, outside of Djibo. During the incident an agency vehicle was taken and two female staff members were temporarily held, but released shortly after (not counted here). Yes Official Report
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
545 Jun 13 2007 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was shot in the head. The agency is temporarily suspending all but emergency medical and food programmes. The victim appears to have been caught in the crossfire and not targeted because of UN affiliation. Yes Focal Point
1082 Jan 6 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown The driver of a private car with five NGO staff was lightly wounded when their vehicle did not stop at an illegal checkpoint. He managed to drive away from the scene. Yes Official Report
1342 Jul 31 2012 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.117076 20.0670036 Unknown Unknown Seven staffers of a foreign Red Cross society were kidnapped after their vehicle was ambushed in Benghazi. Yes Media
1611 Nov 18 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.501665 69.157429 Unknown Unknown Two international NGO staff members, while walking on the hillside above Babur Gardens, were approached by three young men who stole their phones and wallets. The perpetrators beat the male staff member when he tried to retrieve their phones. He sustained injuries and received medical treatment. Yes Official Report
1877 Aug 1 2014 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
2149 Jul 27 2016 NG Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 11.529264 13.653517 Unknown Unknown An attack on a humanitarian convoy injured one UN aid worker and another from an International Organization. Both were hospitalized as a result of the attack, which occurred on the road between Bama and Maiduguri. Travel to high-risk areas was temporarily suspended. Yes Official Report
2413 May 19 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Unknown Project site 33.223252 35.830723 Unknown Unknown One male NGO volunteer was killed by artillery shelling while providing emergency rescue services in Jubata Alkashad city in Quneitra. Yes Media
546 Jun 11 2007 LB Lebanon 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 34.43667 35.84972 Unknown Unknown 2 national RC workers killed Monday at a Palestinian refugee camp in northern Lebanon as Lebanese forces and Islamic militants battled. The two were killed when a militant group's mortar shell struck their vehicle Archived Archived
813 Feb 26 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32 67.25 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff physicians kidnapped by unknown armed men in southern Zabul province Thursday. Archived Archived
1343 Aug 9 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.35 63.37333 Unknown Unknown A doctor working for a national NGO was kidnapped while traveling on public transportation. He was released following negotiations by community leaders. Yes Official Report
1878 Mar 31 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 36.211683 37.1473 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
2150 May 31 2016 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 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A 23-year old aid worker was killed in Idlib, during a sustained airstrike. He was part of local NGO and on an emergency response team that taught volunteers about first aid and providing search & rescue during airstrikes. During the attack, he was trying to rescue families that were trapped under the rubble of their building after it had been hit. The airstrike also killed several civilians. Yes Official Report
2684 May 25 2019 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Mob violence Project site 0.517895 29.311459 Unaffiliated Community members One member of the Ebola team for prevention and control of infections died after suffering serious injuries during an attack. Reports indicate local residents of the Mabalako health sector in Vusahiro village attacked the Ebola team. The seriously injured staff member was being transferred to a hospital when he succumbed to his wounds. Organization is listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
279 Feb 14 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Unknown 32.607111 62.671011 Unknown Unknown 4 NGO national staff killed in Farah ambush, Feb 14. Archived Archived
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
1344 Aug 27 2012 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 1.8427539 44.5937239 Unknown Unknown A UN national staffer was shot and killed in Marka. The reasons behind the killing are unknown. Yes Media
1613 Dec 2 2013 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
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
2685 May 24 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 32.1415 61.2096 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) During an international military airstrike targeting anti-government elements at 12:17am LT, an NGO compound in Shib Koh district was also destroyed killing two national NGO staff members. Reports indicate 8 militants were also killed during the strike. Yes Official Report
280 Feb 25 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Unknown Ambush Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff killed in ambush northeast of Kabul, Feb 25. Archived Archived
548 May 29 2007 UG Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.79748245 34.18649998 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver killed in an ambush by gunmen, after which the UN agency temporarily suspended aid to half a million people in Uganda's drought-prone Karamoja region. Yes Focal Point
1085 Jan 11 2011 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 28 66 Unknown Unknown Three national staff of a local NGO (an implementing partner of a UN agency) were kidnapped by unidentified armed men. They were released several days later. Yes Official Report
1614 Jul 14 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.470376 36.30053 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member suffered head injuries on 9 July 2013 when a shell exploded at the southern end of Palestine Street in Yarmouk. He subsequently died five days later on 14 July 2013. Yes Official Report
1880 Jul 26 2014 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 35.959411 38.998105 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed on duty. There is no further information available at this time. Yes Official Report
2152 Jun 29 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.513807 36.276528 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent driver was shot in the chest by a sniper while driving in a convoy that was delivering humanitarian relief supplies. He is recovering in a hospital in Damascus. Yes Media
2686 May 27 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 35.64 64.28 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable While conducting an EPI vaccine survey, 4 NGO staff members were abducted by anti-government elements in Qaysar District of Faryab Province. The 2 female staff members were released shortly after (not counted here), but the 2 male staff members are still being held. Yes Official Report
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
1086 Jan 13 2011 SD Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown Three Bulgarian air crew members working for a private company contracted by a UN humanitarian agency were abducted upon landing on the helipad. There were released six months later on 6 June 2012. Pending Media
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
1615 Mar 13 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.372937 36.112475 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member suffered injuries when he was hit by shrapnel from a nearby explosion in Khan Eshieh camp on 13 March. He died from his injuries the next day. Yes Official Report
1881 Feb 8 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent volunteer was injured when unknown assailants fired upon the vehicle he was traveling in when delivering aid. Yes Official Report
2417 May 30 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 4.089045 30.681738 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A commercial vehicle carrying 15 passengers was attacked by armed men on the Yei-Kaya road about 9 miles (16 km) from Yei. Two people were killed during the ambush, one of which was a reportedly a local NGO aid worker. Yes Official Report
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
1087 Jan 25 2011 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.79455 66.72068 Unknown Unknown Two workers for a local NGO (a driver and a female staff) were shot and killed on the spot while traveling 50 km from the provincial metropolois. Yes Official Report
1616 Nov 4 2012 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
1882 Aug 29 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.171831 70.621679 Unknown Unknown An NGO staff member was shot and killed for unknown reasons in Khogyani District. Yes Official Report
2154 Aug 11 2016 YE Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 15.349327 44.179961 Unknown Unknown On 11 August a Yemeni Red Crescent (YRCS) volunteer was shot dead by a sniper in Taiz city. He was on an official mission to do a field survey and was fully dressed in YRCS uniform (a red and white vest showing the Red Crescent). There was prior coordination with the Resistance Committees and acceptance to carry out this survey in the area under their control. Yes Official Report
2418 May 30 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.874661 31.589626 Unknown Unknown Two security guards and a driver were assaulted by robbers that broke into an NGO compound around the Tomping area in Juba. They stole personal items and computers. One of the security guards was seriously hurt and required medical attention at the local hospital. Yes Official Report
283 Feb 9 2004 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when vehicle ambushed in attempted hijacking between Basrah and Safwan, Feb 9. Archived Archived
818 Mar 6 2009 MZ Mozambique 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Mob violence Project site -15.11646 39.2666 Unaffiliated Not applicable 3 national Red Cross workers killed by mobs accusing them of deliberately infecting water sources with the agent that causes cholera. They were, in fact, disinfecting the water with chlorine. Archived Archived
1348 Sep 6 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 33.470376 36.30053 Unknown Unknown A UN national staffer was killed, along with his son, when shells hit their home. Yes Official Report
1617 Jul 31 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 33.5 37.38333 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was struck by a bullet. Yes Official Report
1883 Jan 26 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown UN personnel was severely injured by a mortar shell when walking home from work. Yes Official Report
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
284 Mar 7 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.93911 67.709953 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One Red Crescent national staff member was shot dead in an ambush approximately 3 kilometers from Qalat, March 7. The Taliban has been suspected in this incident. Archived Archived
819 Mar 14 2009 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 One UN national staff driver injured when UN agency-hired commercial truck transporting food supplies from El Obeid to Nyala was attacked by two armed bandits. The perpetrators, in an attempt to stop the vehicle, fired one shot which hit the driver on the arm. Though injured, the driver did not stop and continued to Nyala. Upon arrival, he was admitted to the Nyala Teaching hospital. Archived Archived
1089 Feb 1 2011 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
1349 Sep 9 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 33.5130695 36.3095814 Unknown Unknown A UN national staffer was shot and killed on his way to work. It is unknown if it was a targeted attack or a stray bullet. Yes Official Report
1618 Sep 28 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.34658 36.28752 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed in crossfire near his home. Yes Official Report
1884 Dec 30 2014 MM Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 20.816667 92.366667 Police or paramilitary Security Forces A national UN staff member was assaulted by security forces while on his way to visit family members. Yes Official Report
2420 Jun 2 2018 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
2690 Sep 19 2018 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 36.316667 44 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female national NGO staff member was sexually assaulted in Erbil, Iraq on September 19, 2018. The assault reportedly occurred in a marketplace and the perpetrator was an aggressive vendor. Yes Focal Point
820 Mar 14 2009 LK Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.2859776 80.7161013 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam 1 UN national staff injured: On Saturday (March 14) a UN aid worker who sustained injuries due to LTTE attacks was rescued by security forces in general area Puthukkudiyirippu. Archived Archived
1351 Sep 24 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 34.95455 70.91427 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local NGO staffer was wounded at home by a stray bullet during a clash between Afghan soldiers and armed opposition forces. Yes Official Report
2157 Aug 17 2016 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.577569 28.398784 Unknown Unknown A contractor for a UN agency was shot and killed in his home in Yambio on August 17th. No further information is currently available about the incident. Yes Official Report
2421 Jun 1 2018 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
2691 May 21 2019 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 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN agency staff members of a demining team were shot and seriously injured when ambushed by an armed group. The road ambush occurred after the team left Kapoeta on route to Buno minefield. The two staff members were flown to Juba for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
554 Jun 25 2007 BD Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 22.4237755 91.72367388 Unknown Unknown 2 donor agency international staff in captivity by Myanmar militants since June 25 in forests managed to foil a rescue mission by Bangladesh security forces and escaped after an hour-long exchange of fire. Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) personnel closed in on the kidnappers in Thanchi forests in Chittagong Hill Tracts on Friday. Freed later. Archived Archived
1352 Sep 27 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 25.5 69 Unknown Unknown A national NGO staffer was stopped on the road and kidnapped. The driver and other passenger were released shortly after the vehicle was hijacked. UPDATE: He was released 19th October 2012. Yes Official Report
1886 Feb 8 2015 SD Sudan 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Complex attack Ambush Road 10.55 34.283333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three volunteers from the Sudanese Red Crescent were killed and one seriously injured while returning from the town of Kurmuk after supporting a humanitarian relief mission in the field. The staff were hit by RPG and machine gun fire. Yes Media
2422 May 26 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.990837 36.937984 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) Five volunteers from a national NGO were shot and killed when armed assailants raided their compound in Al-Hader, Aleppo. The volunteers were blindfolded before being shot. Four died immediately and one died later in the hospital. Two additional volunteers were wounded (not currently counted here because the information cannot be confirmed via the agency) and two more were able to escape the attack. The assailants also stole equipment. Although the motive for the attack and perpetrators are unknown, a few reports pointed to and loosely insinuated that Hayat Tahrir al-Sham may have been involved because they currently control the area. These reports are currently unsubstantiated. On June 3rd, one volunteer that was hurt in the attack the previous week succumbed to his wounds bringing up the total amount of aid workers killed to six. Yes Media
2692 May 19 2018 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.25 34.583333 Staff member Not applicable One male UN agency staff member was assaulted and killed in Gambela around 9:00pm May 19, 2018. The staff member arrived in Gambela from Pugnido at 5:00pm and reportedly met friends and colleagues at a local hotel. Reports indicate the staff members body was found at 1:00am and cause of death determined to be a large head injury resulting in blood loss. Another UN agency staff member is in custody in relation to the death. Yes Focal Point
3190 Mar 14 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Public location 30.47 7.41 Unaffiliated Not applicable One NGO staff member was shot and wounded by an unaffiliated individual over a personal dispute in Thonoum Payam, Unity.  Pending Official Report
289 Apr 10 2004 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 36.3466059 43.127008 Unknown Unknown 1 RC national staff assassinated in Mosul, April 10 (wife also killed). Archived Archived
822 Mar 15 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.99267 68.01635 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 NGO national staff driver was abducted with his vehicle in the vicinity of Ghandak village, early evening of 16 March. Following reported negotiations between the ANP and AOG elements, the NGO worker was released the next day. The NGO vehicle is believed to be still in the possession of AOG. Archived Archived
1353 Sep 30 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 32.40314 64.46959 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO member of a demining team was killed and two wounded when a remote controlled IED detonated near their vehicle. It is unknown if they were specifically targetted. Yes Official Report
1622 Dec 5 2013 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
1887 Apr 28 2014 KH Cambodia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 11.544873 104.892167 Unknown Unknown A UN contractor was killed outside her home when she confronted her attacker, a man who was trying to steal her bicycle. Pending Media
2693 Apr 19 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Road 4.166667 9.233333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO driver was kidnapped near the Mermoz Hotel, 1.3km from the UN office in Buea town. The staff and the family members (not counted here) taken with him were held for 2 days by a non-state armed group active in the area. Yes Media
3191 Mar 14 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.64364 32.82364 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male NGO staff member was shot and injured after his commercial vehicle was ambushed by unknown gunmen on the road in the vicinity of Gumuruk, while returning to his duty station. Pending Official Report
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
823 Mar 14 2009 LK Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.878 80.70382459 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A UN national staffer kidnapped and forcibly conscripted by LTTE along with 3 dependents (not included). Yes Official Report
1354 Oct 9 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.256395 70.787806 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local NGO staff member was injured when a roadside IED detonated near a taxi that two staff members were traveling in. Reports deemed it unlikely that they were targetted, as they were traveling low-profile. Yes Official Report
1623 Dec 6 2013 NG Nigeria 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 11.671952 11.534682 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member suffered gunshot wounds when the NGO was robbed by gunmen. Yes Official Report
1888 Dec 30 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 32.927129 66.141526 Unknown Unknown Three health sector workers of a NGO were kidnapped in Shalai, Uruzgan district while treating patients in the field. An additional staff member was severely beaten and then set free. Pending Media
2694 May 11 2019 NG Nigeria 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Public location 11.833333 13.15 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One NGO national humanitarian worker was killed in an attack attributed to Boko Haram in Moranti, near Tashan Joni area of Maiduguri at 7:00pmLT. 8 bodies were recovered after the incident including the NGO worker, and four civilian bodies are still reported to be missing. Pending Media
824 Mar 16 2009 SO Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 3.80958 43.24628 Unknown Unknown 3 UN international (1 Azerbaijan, 1 Ghanean, 1 French) staff and 1 UN national staff abducted in Wajid, southern Somalia. They have been abducted by gunmen despite their own armed escort - and with no shots fired - as they prepared to leave the country for Nairobi. Archived Archived
1094 Mar 12 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 35.61527 68.65967 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff of a local NGO was killed most likely as a result of a confrontation with individuals with whom he was involved in a personal dispute. The death is not thought to be linked to his affiliation with an NGO. Yes Official Report
1890 Aug 26 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.171831 70.621679 Unknown Unknown NGO vehicle and driver were hijacked by armed persons in Rodat District while on the Jalalabad-Torkham highway. The driver was kidnapped and the vehicle was taken. An NGO staff member that was in the vehicle was injured in the attack but managed to escape. Yes Official Report
3193 Feb 24 2021 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Ambush Road 33.68971 66.55116 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three NGO staff members were reportedly wounded while travelling between Nili to Khadir in Daykondi province, after being shot at by unknown gunmen.  Pending ACLED
825 Mar 16 2009 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff guard injured when an unknown man threw a hand grenade into a UN agency compound in Mogadishu. Archived Archived
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
1356 Oct 11 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.321392 64.811084 Unknown Unknown Four national NGO engineers (from Kabul and Ghazni) were wounded when a group of armed men stormed their guesthouse building and opened fire. Yes Official Report
1625 Dec 7 2013 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.308525 64.813115 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN contractor de-mining staff member was abducted by unknown gunmen in Musa Qala District. Yes Official Report
293 Apr 14 2004 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.35581 43.78612 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff kidnapped near Fallujah on April 14; released next day. Archived Archived
559 Jul 13 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 32 67.25 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 donor agency national staff killed and 2 national staff injured Friday after suspected Taliban ambushed their convoy Yes Official Report
1357 Oct 15 2012 NE Niger 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 4 5 0 0 1 1 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 14.510833 6.765 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Five national NGO staffers and one international (Chadian) were kidnapped from their compound by unidentified gunmen believed to be members of a militant group associated with Al Qaeda. One staffer was shot during the abduction and later died of his wounds. The others were released a month later after being held captive in the deserts of Islamist-controlled northern Mali. Pending Media
1626 Dec 13 2013 ML Mali 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 15.075763 -7.519128 Unknown Unknown An NGO humanitarian worker was killed by unknown robbers. Yes Official Report
1892 Jan 6 2015 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.788911 28.412623 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five armed men attacked a team of 8 UN contractors that were working on a demining project and hijacked their vehicle. The driver was kidnapped and found unharmed on 8th January. Yes Official Report
2163 Apr 2 2016 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
827 Mar 18 2009 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor shot dead in Mogadishu overnight by unknown gunmen. Archived Archived
1097 Apr 22 2011 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.4 32.4 Unknown Unknown A national staff of a UN agency was wounded when the convoy he was traveling with was ambushed by unknown armed elements wearing military uniforms. Yes Official Report
1893 Feb 21 2015 MM Myanmar 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 21.265956 97.67189 Non-state armed group: Subnational Kokang rebels A Myanmar Red Cross volunteer was injured in an attack on a Red Cross convoy traveling from Laukkai. Clashes between ethnic Kokang rebels and the Myanmar army have flared up in recent weeks, although the Myanmar Nationalities Democratic Alliance Army (the main Kokang rebel group) denied any part in the attack. Yes Media
2164 Sep 19 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 36.150272 36.946046 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A member of the Syrian Red Crescent sub-branch was killed during an aerial attack. Around twenty civilians were also killed in the attack that took place in Urem al-Kubra, rural Aleppo. Out of the twenty people killed, a total of six were reportedly aid workers (currently verifying information). A humanitarian convoy that was unloading supplies at the Syrian Red Crescent's warehouse was impacted as well with all of the aid supplies reportedly damaged. According to some reports, 18 of 31 convoy trucks were hit in the bombing. Yes Media
1098 Apr 22 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 34.2167554 69.9689529 Unknown Unknown A local staff member of a local NGO was shot and killed by unknown armed men as he was exiting his home. Yes Official Report
1359 Oct 14 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.033527 60.834829 Unknown Unknown Four staff of a local NGO were abducted from their vehicle, which was being used as an ambulance, while they were providing health services to the patients. They were all released unharmed 6 days later. Yes Official Report
1628 Dec 17 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.405904 70.359338 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN Agency Implementing Partner staff member was traveling in the organization's vehicle when stopped by an armed group and subsequently abducted. Yes Official Report
1894 Feb 8 2015 GN Guinea 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.433333 -13.083333 Unaffiliated Community members An Guinea Red Cross volunteer was wounded in an attack by a mob in Forecariah when she tried to provide a burial for a woman suspected to have died from Ebola. Another volunteer was attacked during the incident as but sustained no serious injuries. Yes Official Report
296 May 18 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.7581256 66.8980826 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff murdered in Balkh, May 18. Yes Focal Point
1360 Oct 18 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Road 34.506988 65.535667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national NGO driver was abducted from his vehicle and held for two days after gunmen failed to identify a targeted staff member for the kidnapping. Yes Official Report
2430 Mar 30 2017 MX Mexico 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 41.503471 -5.746788 Criminal Unknown The senior staff member of a local non-governmental organization was kidnapped from his hotel at 3 am and held in captivity for 30 hours before being released. The assailants extorted money (or tied to extort money) from the victim. Yes Focal Point
2964 Apr 26 2020 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.408056 32.575 Unknown Unknown One UN agency contracted truck carrying food items in the Hokuma-Mafi area between Kapoeta and Torit was ambushed by unknown armed men, shot at and robbed. The assistant driver was shot in his stomach, but managed to reach the hospital in Kapoeta for care and is reported in stable condition. Yes Official Report
3198 Feb 17 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.282778 36.851944 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One guard working at an NGO hospital funded by an INGO, was injured after the hospital was hit by a Russian Syrian Coalition airtstrike in Daret Izza, Aleppo.  Yes Focal Point
297 May 23 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 36 67.666667 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed, 1 national staff injured when vehicle hit landmine in Samangan, May 23. Archived Archived
1100 Apr 23 2011 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.181962 32.356095 Unknown Unknown A national staff of a UN agency was killed during an attack by armed assailants while traveling on duty. Yes Official Report
2167 Aug 25 2016 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.664218 64.26615 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One staff member, a private company partner with a UN agency, was killed during airstrikes on a prison run by anti-government militants. The staff member was initially abducted by the militants and held hostage in the prison. Reportedly, Afghan Security forces and civilians were also killed in the attack. The partner was initially kidnapped on August 15th, 2016. Yes Official Report
2965 May 7 2020 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 9.26 29.8 Unknown Unknown One UN agency male national staff member was injured after an unknown perpetrator broke into his home in the Bentiu PoC site and assaulted him with a spear. The perpetrators stole 2 mobile phones and a radio that were later recovered in the PoC. The UN staff victim was treated at the UNMISS level II clinic. Yes Official Report
564 Sep 11 2007 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 5 47 Unaffiliated Clan One UN national staff shot and killed by unidentified clan gunmen Tuesday afternoon in Abudwak, a town in the central Somali region of Galgadud. The victim was targeted for clan-related reasons, reliable sources in Abudwak said. Yes Official Report
1101 Apr 19 2011 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.927721 29.788925 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) Two national staff (drivers) of a UN agency went missing after their vehicle was comandeered by SPLA and were forced to drive, carrying SPLA soldiers, into an area of active conflict. Yes Official Report
1362 Nov 8 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.328069 70.165275 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO staff member was shot and killed after his private taxi was stopped by an armed group and he was singled out among passengers. The group reportedly accused him of being an agent of the Afghan and American governments before killing him. Yes Official Report
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
2168 Sep 26 2016 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 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A national staff member of a local NGO was killed in an airstrike in Aleppo while walking home from work in the afternoon. Yes Official Report
2966 May 20 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.593275 16.336487 Non-state armed group: Subnational Fulanis tribe One NGO driver was reportedly ambushed and beaten at 9:00LT by seven armed Fulanis tribesmen near a village 90km east of Bouar. The perpetrators stole cash, documents and other personal items. The driver is being treated at the Bouar hospital. Yes Official Report
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
1102 May 13 2011 ET Ethiopia 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Unknown 8.53056 44.795 Unknown Unknown One UN driver was killed, another staff wounded, and two staff captured when their UN agency vehicle was attacked by gunmen, in an area where pro-government forces are engaged in counter-insurgency operations against the ONLF. Each side blamed the other for the attack. UPDATE: the 2 kidnapped individuals were released on 30 June. Pending Media
1363 Nov 10 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.26087 70.77672 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staffer was kidnapped after an armed group ambushed the taxi he was traveling in. 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
1898 Feb 17 2015 MM Myanmar 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 21.156717 97.573478 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two volunteers from the Myanmar Red Cross Society were injured when the convoy that they were traveling in was attacked. The volunteers were part of humanitarian Red Cross marked convoy that was evacuating civilians displaced by fighting in the northern Shan state. The volunteers were taken to hospital with head and abdominal wounds and one of them required surgery for their wounds. Update: Despite receiving medical attention, one of the volunteers passed away on 27 March, 2015, as a result of the gunshot wound sustained in the attack. Yes Media
2703 Jun 10 2019 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 8.76328 29.856159 Unknown Unknown While travelling from Khat to Boaw in Koch district, the NGO vehicle was shot at by unknown criminals and kept driving. Two national staff members were shot, and managed to continue moving until the Tar Jath airfield near Rier. They were transported to a medical clinic in Bentiu, and later to Juba. Yes Official Report
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
1364 Nov 17 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 30.12268 62.267082 Unknown Unknown Four deminers from an NGO were injured by an IED or UXO detonation. It is unknown if there was targeting involved or if it was accidental. Yes Official Report
1900 Feb 24 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN hired consultant and her translator were kidnapped from their car in Sana'a by armed men who were posing as police officers. After nearly six months in captivity, she was released in August 2015. Pending Media
2170 Apr 14 2016 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.826288 40.946045 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A contracted driver for a UN agency was abducted by suspected Al Shabaab fighters near Likoley and Elade, Gedo region in Somalia while carrying humanitarian supplies to a distribution site. The truck was looted. As a result of this incident, deliveries of humanitarian supplies have not resumed to those areas. The driver was released after one week. Yes Focal Point
2704 May 11 2019 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.401936 34.386018 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian paramedic with the Palestinian Red Crescent was reportedly shot in the face with a rubber bullet, while preforming humanitarian activities, by the Israeli military. The military shots came from the border wall east of Khan Younis on May 11, 2019. On June 11, 2019 the RC volunteer succumbed to his wounds and died in a hospital in Gaza. Yes Media
301 Jun 22 2004 Chechnya 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 43.25 45.83333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Nazran, June 22. Archived Archived
567 Sep 20 2007 SO Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC driver seriously injured when three gunmen armed with pistols carjacked a vehicle at Bakara market in Hawil-wadag district in Mogadishu. Yes Official Report
1635 Jan 13 2014 AF Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.621777 65.054705 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN-contracted polio doctors were abducted, taken to a desert area, and harshly beaten by anti-government forces. They were released a few hours later. Yes Official Report
1901 Aug 27 2014 IL Israel 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 31.33573 34.394087 Unknown Unknown An off duty volunteer was killed when a morter shell hit Nirim kibbutz. Yes Media
2171 Oct 9 2016 YE Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 15.369445 44.191007 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One off-duty national staff member from the IFRC was among the dead as a result of an attack on a funeral hall by aerial bombardment. Reports say that the Houthi-led government blames the attack on the Saudi-led coalition, something that Saudi Arabia denies. One source from the ICRC stated in a media report that there was more than one airstrike made on the target. The Saudi-led coalition later claimed responsibility. Yes Media
2969 May 27 2020 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnap-killing Raid Office/compound 2.22733 45.65257 Unknown Unknown 7 NGO staff members were reportedly kidnapped by unknown masked perpetrators from the NGO centre in Gololey, Balcad. On May 28 the bodies of the 7 staff members, and one other civilian, were returned to the centre. Investigations into the murders are ongoing. Conflicting reports point blame to the Somalia Armed Forces for retaliation over the death of soldiers, while other officials blame the group Al Shabaab. Yes Official Report
835 Apr 8 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 Public location 7.878 80.70382459 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff hit by a shell while getting water for his family in a coastal area in the north held by Tamil Tiger rebels. Yes Focal Point
1366 Nov 21 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 34.118171 70.75253 Unknown Unknown Three NGO national deminers were abducted when doing an assessmnent. They were released on 22 November after intervention from local elders. Yes Official Report
1636 Dec 14 2013 AR Argentina 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road -34.603803 -58.381552 Unknown Unknown One international UN staffer was robbed and attacked on the street, suffering substantial injuries and requiring hospitalization. Yes Official Report
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
569 Sep 26 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.3707276 68.3288601 Unknown Unknown 2 ICRC national staff and 2 international (1 Burmese, 1 Macedonian) kidnapped Wednesday in central Wardak province by Taliban militians; released Saturday. They were "Our mujahideen detained the Red Cross workers in Wardak province without knowing they were ICRC staff," said a Taliban spokesman who declined to be named. "We have nothing against the Red Cross and we are going to release them soon." Archived Archived
836 Apr 9 2009 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.96983 42.44122 Unknown Unknown 3 NGO national staff shot and killed by hooded gunmen in a town near the Ethiopian border. The head of the relief group, which operates in southern Somalia, his colleague and the driver were killed as they were leaving for a field trip in a southwestern town on Thursday. Archived Archived
1367 Nov 23 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 34.360598 68.841584 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Five NGO staff and several others were wounded when a small truck rigged with explosives was detonated near government facilities and two NGO compounds. The intended target was reportedly the government facilities and not the aid workers specifically. Yes Official Report
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
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
2437 Oct 23 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.329652 40.135034 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed in the line of duty in Deir Ezzour on 23 October while the volunteer was giving First Aid support and was in the vicinity of mortar fire. Initial reports suggest it was a wrong place wrong time incident. At the same time, another volunteer was wounded. Yes Focal Point
304 Jun 24 2004 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed, 1 national staff wounded in NGO office attack, June 24. Archived Archived
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
1639 Jan 17 2014 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 34.537071 69.181356 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Two UN international staff were killed in a complex attack (one suicide bomber, two gunmen) at Taverna du Leban Restaurant in Kabul. The Taliban confirmed responsibility for the attack. At least 21 people (13 internationals and eight Afghans) have been reported dead. Yes Official Report
1904 Mar 31 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Project site 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown A volunteer for the Syrian branch of the Palestine Red Crescent Society was shot and killed in a refugee camp near Damascus. Yes Media
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
1905 Mar 30 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 15.552727 48.516388 Unknown Unknown A volunteer of the Yemen Red Crescent Society Al-Dhalea YRCS branch was critical injured on 30 March and later died of the injuries (31 March). He was shot in the abdomen while coming to the aid of people who had been wounded in fighting in the Al Sulaf area of Zubaid in southern Al-Dhalea Governorate. He was severely injured when someone started shooting randomly hitting one of the YRCS ambulances during armed confrontations. He was taken to the hospital where he died the following morning. Yes Media
2175 Aug 11 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Unknown Unknown A volunteer for an NGO died amid shelling on the neighborhood of Al Ramosa in Aleppo while performing his service to the community. Yes Media
2439 Apr 23 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.296968 30.153157 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed men attacked the ICRC's base in Leer, Unity State, prompting a halt to activities in seed and farming tool equipment distribution. Shots were fired directly into the field base, resulting in an injury to the leg of a guard who received medical attention in Leer for minor injuries. Eight staff members were temporarily evacuated to Juba after the attack. Yes Official Report
839 Apr 16 2009 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.5 72 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed and 1 NGO national staff wounded when bomb ripped through the NGO office in a northern district of Pakistan Thursday morning. A bomb had been planted in the office in a small village near Mardan district by unknown militants Archived Archived
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
1641 Jan 17 2014 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 8.770132 27.39286 Unknown Unknown A national UN staff member, while in his private residence, was stabbed in the chest by an unknown person. Yes Official Report
1906 Mar 30 2015 ML Mali 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 17.570692 -3.996166 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Malian Red Cross volunteer was ambushed by MUJAO while driving an aid truck from Goa to Niamey. Armed militants opened fire on the vehicle and shot the volunteer, who died. Another volunteer--the passenger--was wounded in the attack. The extent of the passenger's injuries is currently unknown. MUJAO allegedly stated that the INGO was attacked because it is "working for the enemy" Yes Official Report
3208 Feb 15 2021 ET Ethiopia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 14.1155 38.4756 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One humanitarian staff was reportedly killed by an unknown armed group in Selekleka town. Further information is unavailable at this time.  Pending ACLED
1642 Jan 18 2014 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.073333 64.833889 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three members of a UN-contracted demining team were stopped on the road and abducted by anti-government forces. UPDATE: The deminers were released on 5 February after tribal elders intervened. Yes Official Report
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
2711 Feb 19 2019 BF Burkina Faso 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.480656 -1.558156 Unknown Unknown A Red Cross vehicle was ambushed on route between Kaya and Djibo. Unknown perpetrators kidnapped three Red Cross staff and their driver. One staff was released on March 23, 2019, another on April 29, 2019, and one remains in captivity as of June 2020. Yes ACLED
308 Jun 16 2004 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.30349 70.89848 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff seriously injured when five unidentified armed men opened fire on their vehicle near Maryan, June 16. Archived Archived
1372 Dec 12 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.453386 70.484802 Aid recipient Not applicable Two staff members of an NGO health facility were assaulted by a group of men with sticks and required hospitalization. The assault followed a patients complaints of slow service. The patient returned later with the mob, forcing their way in. Yes Official Report
1643 Jan 21 2014 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.517771 64.114227 Police or paramilitary Afghan Local Police A UN-contracted volunteer vaccinator was shot and killed by Afghan Local Police. Yes Official Report
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
2712 Jun 20 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 6 0 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national NGO volunteers were killed during an airstrike, and three other volunteers were also seriously injured at 10:50am LT on June 20, 2019. Reports indicate the airstrike directly targeted the NGO ambulance while it was transporting a patient in the Maarrat Al-Numan area of Idlib province on a rural road. Yes Official Report
575 Oct 12 2007 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff trucking co partner was killed in South Darfur on the road between the state capital Nyala and the city of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, 12 October. Archived Archived
1644 Jan 22 2014 SS South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.873132 31.589271 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A local ICRC staff member was assaulted by IDPs when they reportedly heard the staff member discussing politics over the phone. The staff member was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
2179 Oct 16 2016 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 Public location 8.767087 27.399837 Unknown Unknown A UN national male staff member was assaulted with metal objects by a group of three men in Aweil town. The assailants had targeted this particular staff member and had asked other civilians to point him out. While the attack does not appear to be the result of the victim being an aid worker, it was ethnically motivated. Other staff members came to his aid and he received medical attention at a clinic for injuries to his face, head, and back. Yes Official Report
2444 Aug 13 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national male staff members were killed in their homes as a result of an aerial bombardment campaign by the Syrian government and/or its allies on Aleppo. Yes Focal Point
310 Jul 30 2004 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.0010227 44.3299926 Non-state armed group: National Jaysh al-Mahdi 4 NGO national staff tortured and killed by army of Al Mahdi in Najaf, July 30. Archived Archived
576 Oct 16 2007 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff contracted drivers contracted shot and killed by unidentified assailants in Darfur, 16 October. The incident occured in South Darfur on the road between the town of Ed Daien and the city of El Obeid. The men were returning to El Obeid after delivering supplies. Archived Archived
1374 Dec 19 2012 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.032264 45.267468 Unaffiliated Not applicable A staffer of a national NGO was shot and killed by two armed men as he was leaving a parking lot. The killing was reportedly linked to the victims' decision to host a sister who had left her husband (a member of the AS movement). Yes Media
1645 Jan 25 2014 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.769709 47.430831 Unknown Unknown The director of a local NGO was shot by unknown individuals while on his way home. Yes Media
2180 Oct 17 2016 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.846295 31.607173 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members for a local NGO were hurt during a scuffle with a perpetrator that tried to rob them of their valuables while they were travelling on a boda-boda between Hai Malakal and Munuki in the afternoon. Although their injuries were minor, they did require medical attention at a nearby clinic. Yes Official Report
2445 Sep 24 2016 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 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national aid worker was killed in Aleppo while on the street (it is unknown whether he was walking or driving) by an aerial attack launched by the Syrian state. It is unknown whether he was performing humanitarian activities at the time. Yes Focal Point
2714 Jun 26 2019 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 7.28 28.68 Unknown Unknown One NGO employee was reportedly shot and killed along with 3 others in Akucieng, 5km from Tonj town. The inter-community violence was carried out by unknown armed men around 3:00 am LT. Yes Official Report
2978 May 31 2020 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.80801 31.649172 Unknown Unknown One NGO vehicle with 3 staff was ambushed in Cuiecok village between Terekeka and Awerial by unknown armed perpetrators demanding money. When the staff refused, the driver was shot in the hand as they left the area. Yes Official Report
1375 Dec 10 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown A vaccinator working for a UN-supported polio vaccination team was shot and killed. Pending Media
1646 Feb 8 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 34.728099 36.718627 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent driver was injured when an aid convoy came under attack from mortars and gunfire as it was exiting Homs. Yes Official Report
1911 Apr 20 2015 SO Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 4 2 2 0 Roadside IED Individual attack Road 8.4 48.483333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four international UN staff members were killed when a roadside bomb exploded next to their minibus. They were traveling from their guesthouse to their office in Garowe. Al Shabab, a extremist group with links to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack, according to The Associated Press. Yes Media
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
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
2715 Jun 26 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.438889 36.651111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 2 national NGO volunteers were killed and 4 others wounded, during a reported Russian double tap airstrike, while attempting to evacuate injured people in an ambulance. The airstrike occurred in Khan Sheikhoun town, of Maarrat Al-Numan district, which has seen recent extensive aerial bombardment. Yes Media
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
578 Oct 17 2007 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Host state Local government actors 1 UN national staff kidnapped: 60 armed men had stormed the UN agency compound in the south of Mogadishu and marched away with the agency head at gunpoint. The UN halted food distribution in response. The Mayor of Mogadishu, said that the humanitarian organisations were fuelling the insurgency by feeding terrorists in the camps. Last month he cut off water supplies to several of the sprawling tent cities. Aid workers and diplomats suggested that he was the most likely figure behind yesterday Archived Archived
845 May 13 2009 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.878 80.70382459 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC worker killed along with his mother (not included) during an assault in shelling. Archived Archived
1376 Dec 11 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown Four female polio vaccinators working for UN-supported polio vaccination program were shot and killed by men on motorcycles Pending Media
1647 Jan 28 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 28.276899 68.451383 Aid recipient Not applicable One male staff member of a local NGO was wounded when his vehicle was shot at. There were two other staffers aboard the vehicle, but they were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2447 Jul 15 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13428 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national aid worker was killed in her home during an aerial bombing attack by Syrian forces. Yes Focal Point
313 Aug 26 2004 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.0010227 44.3299926 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Najaf, Aug 26. Yes Official Report
846 Jun 9 2009 PK Pakistan 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 10 10 1 1 8 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown 2 UN interntional (1 Filippino, 1 Serbian) staff killed and 8 UN international (1 British, 1 Somali, 1 German) staff wounded in a suicide bomb attack on the Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan. 10 fatalities in all. Yes Official Report
1377 Dec 11 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown One of two sisters working on a UN-supported polio vaccination team was shot and killed by men on motorcycles. The other vaccinator was uninjured Pending Media
1648 Feb 8 2014 ML Mali 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16.304936 -0.024646 Non-state armed group: Regional The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) Four ICRC staff members and a veterinarian from another aid organization were kidnapped by MUJAO, a jihadist militant group, while traveling from Kidal to Gao. UPDATE: All five were rescued on 17 April 2014 by French troops near Timbuktu; they are in good health. Yes Media
2448 Mar 8 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 Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national aid worker was killed when an aerial attack hit his home in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
314 Aug 30 2004 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Road 31.9892 44.3291 Unknown Unknown 4 RC national staff wounded when convoy attacked on road from Baghdad to Najaf, Aug 30. Archived Archived
580 Oct 30 2007 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Other Explosives Unknown Office/compound 34.2188242 71.62733422 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff injured, two critically, when an explosive device went off outside the office and residential compound of a national NGO running health and education projects. Staff were asleep inside. We have suspended our operations. Our staff has been evacuated," Michael McGrath, country director of Save the Children US in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) told IRIN, noting that all 95 staff members - international and national - had been moved out of Battagram and the nearby town of Bana Yes Focal Point
847 Jun 10 2009 CF Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 10.2961965 22.7809907 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed in Birao under unknown circumstances, amid escalating violence. Archived Archived
1378 Dec 12 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown A polio vaccinator was shot outside a house as he went on his rounds Pending Media
2449 Mar 6 2018 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 Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national aid workers were killed when an aerial attack by Syrian forces hit their homes in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2718 Jun 15 2019 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 4.775 33.59 Unaffiliated Community members Two male national NGO staff members, one team leader and a driver, were injured when beaten and dragged from their vehicles after their convoy was stopped by a group of villagers in Eastern Equatorial. The aid worker victims were part of an NGO team of enumerators, who were reportedly targeted by the villagers because of their perceived ethnicity and affiliation. After the two staff members were dragged from the convoy and beaten, some community members contacted the NGO and confirmed their positions which deescalated the situation and the NGO team vehicles were allowed to depart the area. Yes Official Report
3216 Apr 20 2020 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 6.3 10.4 Unknown Unknown One female NGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators and in Bambui and held for 3 days.  Yes Focal Point
848 Jun 11 2009 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.4594924 81.2309621 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff abducted by unidentified armed men arriving in a white van Thursday morning. The victim is employed by and NGO in Vellaave Archived Archived
1379 Dec 12 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1509848 71.7593219 Unknown Unknown Another polio vaccinator was shot and killed in her car. Pending Media
1650 Feb 17 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Office/compound 36.700047 67.116638 Unknown Unknown The director of a local NGO was killed in his office. Further details are unavailable at the moment. Yes Official Report
2185 Apr 19 2016 AF Afghanistan 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.895519 68.763192 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A demining team was attacked by anti-government forces in Kotagay village in Saydabad district. Seven members of the team were abducted. The perpetrators and their motive are unknown. The team was an implementing partner of a UN agency. Yes Official Report
2450 Feb 19 2017 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.862807 30.217636 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A contracted truck for a UN agency was driving between Diffra and Gola when an armed man attempted to block the road. The driver was able to speed up and avoid the ambush but the perpetrator shot off two rounds, hitting the passenger and killing him and wounding the driver in the thigh. The driver was taken to a UN medical center for treatment. The contracted team was on-duty at the time of the attack. Yes Focal Point
2719 Jun 23 2019 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 4.85 31.6 Staff member Security guards Two male national UN guards at the compound in Juba, were injured when striking employees pelted stones at them at 12:45 LT. The protests at the main gate reportedly involved 100 striking guards. The two guards injured with stones received medical attention after being escorted out of the crowd. Yes Official Report
582 Nov 15 2007 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed when was hit by a stray bullet while distributing food at camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, 15 November. Victim was seriously wounded in the accident and died the next day at the Medina hospital. Archived Archived
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
1651 Feb 17 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.216672 70.383361 Unknown Unknown Two national UN staff members, part of a polio vaccination team, were abducted by armed gunmen. Four other team members were also abducted. An investigation is underway. UPDATE: All six were released unharmed on 29 April 2014. Yes Official Report
2451 Mar 29 2017 MM Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 25.395724 97.399952 Non-state armed group: National Kachin Independence Army (KIA) One UN contracted off-duty guard was abducted by a KIA battalion that forcibly tried to recruit him into their army. This occurred in the Hparew village which is 16 kilometers west of Mytikyina. UNDSS and the local KLA liaison officer were involved in securing his release, which occurred on April 1st, 2017. Yes Focal Point
850 Jun 16 2009 LK Sri Lanka 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.7593439 80.4999646 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff missing and presumed kidnapped. Archived Archived
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
2187 Nov 23 2016 AF Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.183333 64.616667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN contracted staff members were abducted from two vehicles when they were stopped and diverted in the Barkhol area of Shahrak District by anti-government elements (AGE). The drivers and the vehicles were released; the staff members are still missing. 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
3219 Feb 22 2020 MG Madagascar 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location -25.173889 45.06 Unknown Unknown One NGO male staff was shot and injured with an arrow standing outside another staff's house in Beloha. Yes Focal Point
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
1653 Feb 20 2014 UA Ukraine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 50.450693 30.523241 Police or paramilitary Police One Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer was shot in the leg by a sniper while providing medical assistance during the unrest in Kiev. Yes Media
2188 Nov 23 2016 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.446464 62.145413 Unknown Unknown One UN contracted staff member was stabbed by two armed men in Farah hospital. No arrests have been made regarding this incident. Yes Official Report
2722 Feb 13 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 33.525278 36.352778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in the Damascus suburb Zamalka. Yes Focal Point
585 Dec 6 2007 TD Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.7453 18.5508 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver shot and killed working out of the agency's field office in Danamadji. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still not clear. Yes Official Report
1122 Apr 19 2011 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 30.199 67.00971 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff of a national NGO were injured when a VBIED detonated remotely near two NGO offices. It is not known if and why the NGOs may have been targeted. Yes Official Report
1383 Jan 11 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Public location 34.012597 72.032854 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO nurse was shot and killed on her way to work, having received prior death threats. Yes Official Report
2189 Nov 27 2016 SD Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.447898 22.464908 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A vehicle with three UN staff members, two international and one national staff, was stopped by unidentified gunmen in El-Geneina around Al Tadamon. The perpetrators forced the staff into their vehicle and abducted them. All the staff members were released after 23 days in captivity. 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
2723 May 12 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.5 37 Unknown Unknown One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Jendaires town. Yes Focal Point
586 Dec 11 2007 DZ Algeria 11 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7 3 1 0 4 11 6 3 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 36.775348 3.0600655 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Senegalese, 1 Danish) staff and 5 UN national staff killed, 1 UN international staff and 2 UN national staff injured in the blast at the UN compound. Al Qaeda claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
853 Jun 23 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Roadside IED Unknown Road 37 66 Unknown Unknown 3 UN national staff of a partner organization of a UN agency were killed by a roadside bomb. Archived Archived
1123 May 23 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 33.68956 64.8531 Unknown Unknown The head of an NGO clinic was physically assaulted and wounded when two armed men entered the clinic and requested that he accompany them to a patient, who was reportedly in a house in the vicinity of the clinic. The head of the clinic refused to go with him because he had to take care of other patients. Afterwards the men left the clinic reportedly without further demands or threats. Yes Official Report
1384 Jan 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.267172 65.050769 Unknown Unknown A national staff member working for an NGO demining agency was shot and killed by a group of armed men during a kidnapping attempt. Yes Official Report
2724 Jun 30 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 32.616667 36.1 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed during aerial bombardment of Em Almiazen town in Daraa district. Yes Focal Point
587 Dec 14 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 9.6649255 80.0091719 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC volunteer abducted and murdered in the island's army-held northern Jaffna peninsula. Victim was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his Jaffna home on Friday in front of his family, and his corpse was found on Sunday. Nordic truce monitors blame state security forces for the killings. "Definitely this (latest killing) must have been done by the LTTE to discredit the military and to show that we did it, so we deny that," said a military spokesman. Yes Official Report
1385 Jan 14 2013 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.488738 69.13724 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was stabbed in a violent robbery by three assailants. Yes Official Report
1656 Mar 7 2014 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 32.270122 65.049756 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN-contracted deminer, along with two civilians, was killed by an IED fixed to a motorcycle. Yes Official Report
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
2456 Sep 22 2017 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 Project site 9.231487 29.800503 Unknown Unknown One UN male staff member was assaulted by armed men and had his personal items (laptop and money) stolen in Bentiu POC camp. He was taken to an INGO medical clinic for treatment. Yes Focal Point
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
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
1386 Jan 16 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 34.525896 69.17015 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO employees were injured by a vehicle-borne IED detonated by the driver in a suicide attack on an NDS facility. A total of 27 civilians were injured in the blast, including the aid workers. Yes Official Report
1657 Mar 8 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.410238 20.651292 Non-state armed group: National Seleka One ICRC staff member was killed during a clash between French troops and Seleka rebels. Three other ICRC staff were present but were unhurt. Yes Official Report
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
2457 Oct 12 2017 MU Mauritius 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -20.166274 57.502302 Unknown Unknown A man on a motorbike grabbed the handbag of a female UN national staff member after she had left the office for the day. Having held onto the strap, she fell to the ground and was dragged behind the motorcyclist as he tried to steal it. The perpetrator let go of the bag when passers-by shouted at him. The staff member did not have any broken bones but went to the hospital to seek treatment for her cuts and bruises. 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
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
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
1126 Jun 7 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 36.7 67.116667 Host State Afghan Armed Forces A national staff member of an NGO was stopped and beaten by soldiers while travelling in his private vehicle. Yes Official Report
1658 Mar 11 2014 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three UN-contracted vaccinators were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. Yes Official Report
2193 Dec 10 2016 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.137942 30.914154 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed gunmen ambushed a local NGO vehicle on the Juba-Maridi road and hijacked their car, stole their belongings and shot one of the female national staff members who was later med-evac'd to a hospital in order to receive medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2727 Jul 2 2019 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0