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ID Month Day Sort ascending Year ISO Country UN INGO ICRC NRCS and IFRC NNGO Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
1819 Aug 31 2014 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.012818 29.356943 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) Two national INGO doctors were abducted by individuals suspected to be part of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They were released the following day after family members reportedly paid a ransom. Yes Official Report
1820 Aug 31 2014 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.204927 24.647866 Unknown Unknown Two guards on duty at an INGO health center were abducted by two armed men who broke in and also stole some property. The two guards were released the next day. Yes Official Report
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
2901 Dec 31 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 36.507867 40.7462671 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded when Syrian Armed Forces soldiers raided the INGO office in Al-Hasakah. Yes Focal Point
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
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
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
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
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
2932 Oct 31 2018 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO motorcycle driver delivered vaccines to a hospital in Batangafo. After the delivery he stopped at an IDP site at 10:00pm where he had an altercation with a group of men for unknown reasons and was hit on the head with a machete. Yes ACLED
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
3177 Jan 31 2021 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.333333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male national staff member was reportedly killed in Mogadishu. Pending Official Report
3178 Jan 31 2021 SV El Salvador 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.7 -89.116667 Criminal Unknown Two INGO national staff members, a doctor and a nurse working in an ambulance, were ambushed by an unknown criminal gang in Reparto Las Canas, Ilpango. After being assaulted and threatened by the gang they were able to escape and their injuries treated. The INGO suspended activities in the area until an investigation behind the attack is completed. Pending 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
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
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
1897 Jan 31 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.91784 64.775515 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A female international aid worker was released after two weeks in captivity by the Taliban. She was kidnapped during a raid on the aid organization's compound. Yes Media
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
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
581 Oct 31 2007 UG Uganda 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded, who escaped, by gunmen in Amuru district on Wednesday. Banditry is rife across northern Uganda, scarred by two decades of insurgency by the LRA and widespread cattle rustling by AK-47-toting Karamojong warriors. Both have a habit of ambushing then looting civilian vehicles."We suspect these were just armed thugs who targeted the cash," an army spokesman for northern Uganda, told Reuters. "It doesn't look like an LRA attack and there are no Karamojong warriors in Amuru."The LRA normally burn vehicles after attacks, but Magezi said the attackers merely robbed cash and escaped. Archived Media
3223 Aug 31 2020 MZ Mozambique 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -19.116667 33.45 Unknown Unknown One INGO guard was seriously injured after a failed robbery attempt of the INGO office in Chimoio. Yes Focal Point
589 Dec 31 2007 BI Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.4733471 30.2501278 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff killed and 1 INGO international (French) one badly wounded and evacuated. Three INGO international staff were escorting two national colleagues to the INGO's regional headquarters in Ruyigi province, when a gunman opened fire late Monday. The agency also said it was temporarily suspending all its operations in the central African nation until more information was available about the incident, but had no immediate plans to evacuate its staff. Thge INGO said they didn't know if we were targeted as a humanitarian agency or if they were under fire by accident. There are several hypotheses with one reporter cited as saying,"They fled after that without trying to steal anything...as if the whole operation had been aimed to kill." Archived Archived
1659 Jan 31 2013 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.816957 29.109423 Unknown Unknown One INGO female staff member was abducted, but was released three days later. Yes Focal Point
1391 Jan 31 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 33.89949 70.101691 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two aid workers on polio vaccination team were killed when their car ran over a roadside IED Yes Official Report
1392 Jan 31 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 24.86803 66.918385 Unknown Unknown Four national NGO workers of a local NGO, including the driver, were abducted in Maripur, Karachi on their way to distribute medicines and other aid. UPDATE: All four were released. Yes Official Report
3014 Oct 31 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.9925 36.393056 Unknown Unknown One male NGO staff member was killed when an unknown explosive detonated, while he was attempting to put out a fire at a warehouse in Darkosh. Yes Focal Point
2484 May 31 2017 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 34.555349 69.207486 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A VBIED exploded in the diplomatic quarter, close to Kabul's Zanbaq square. One INGO national staff member was slightly injured in the attack by shrapnel. Yes Focal Point
3263 Mar 31 2020 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Road 33.13 68.78 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was injured by a VBIED on the road in Sharana.  Yes Focal Point
1437 Mar 31 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.07075 64.838216 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staff member, a male nurse, was killed in an IED detonation in a bazaar whilst en route to the Poza Community Health Clinic. Yes Official Report
2506 Jul 31 2018 AF Afghanistan 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Complex attack Raid Project site 34.419849 70.472943 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An attack on the Ministry of Refugees and Returnees office in Jalalabad killed at least fifteen people, including UN and INGO staff members. Another UN aid worker was wounded in the complex attack. It began when a suicide car bomb was detonated and followed by a gunfight that lastest several hours between Afghan security forces and two shooters that had taken hostages. Reportedly, as many as thirty people were wounded and no group has taken responsibility for the attack. The attack apparently took place during a meeting with NGOs working on refugee issues. Yes Media
1176 Oct 31 2011 AF Afghanistan 5 0 0 0 4 0 4 5 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 5 0 4 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An attack on a UN facility in Kandahar caused numerous casualites, including 4 national NGO staff (1 killed and 3 wounded) and 5 UN guards (3 killed and 2 wounded). The attack began with a vehicle-borne suicide bomb, detonated outside a UN guesthouse, close to the main gate of a local NGO compound, followed by an armed raid and fire fight that lasted for 7 hours and ended in the deaths of all the attackers. Yes Official Report
2255 Mar 31 2016 BD Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 24.904539 91.861101 Staff member Not applicable One national staff member was wounded during a personal dispute at work. An argument turned violent when a colleague stabbed the staff member in the throat with a hobby knife. Yes Focal Point
2522 Aug 31 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.468179 25.677397 Host State Unknown Three national staff members (including one male driver) were physically assaulted when their vehicle was stopped by soldiers in Raja. The soldier's said that they stopped the vehicle because they refused to stop earlier when they passed through the town. Money was also taken from them. All three required medical attention for their wounds. Yes Official Report
3055 Jan 31 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.863611 36.800556 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 6 male national NGO staff members were wounded after the NGO headquarters for eastern Idlib in Saraqib was targetted and hit by  Russian coalition airstrikes.  Yes Official Report
2533 Oct 31 2018 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.304913 30.141992 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was attacked in Leer while he was off-duty and standing behind the INGO's compound. He sustained serious injuries and was taken to a medical facility for treatment. The suspects escaped. Yes Official Report
2270 Mar 31 2017 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 33.5734 71.0099 Unknown Unknown An NGO vehicle drove over an IED in Saifal Darra in Orakzai Agency which exploded and wounded three aid workers. Although the wounds were not life threatening, two female staff members required medical attention. The aid workers were not the target of the attack, the IED had been intended for security forces in the area. Yes Official Report
1203 Jan 31 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.95293 65.12376 Unknown Unknown Two national NGO staffers went missing with their vehicle on January 31 and were presumed kidnapped. They were released on February 4after interventions by local elders Yes Official Report
3301 May 31 2021 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 14.266667 39.45 Unknown Unknown One male aid worker, head of an INGO office in Adigrat, died after being shot in crossfire.  Pending Media
403 Oct 31 2005 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international (Iraqi) staff and 1 national staff killed from demining group in another LRA ambush, Oct 31. Archived Archived
1204 Jan 31 2012 YE Yemen 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 5 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.337484 44.184304 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Three international staff of a UN agency, two INGO and two LNGOs were kidnapped west of Sanaa. They were released approximately 72 hours later. The kidnappers reportedly planned to exchange the hostages for a prisoner being held in the capital. Yes Official Report
3306 May 31 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 Office/compound 4.408056 32.575 Unaffiliated Monyumiji Youth Two NGO drivers were injured after being assaulted when a large group of Monyumiji youth raided the compound and stole vehicles.  Pending Official Report
2813 Dec 31 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 9.052387 29.095359 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was reportedly killed at approximately 2050h in his home in Mankien, Mayom county. Further information is unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
1747 Mar 31 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.071229 36.970299 Unknown Unknown Three UN-contracted drivers transporting food rations were abducted by unknown armed men. One was released, but the other two are still being held. The perpetrators refuse to return the food rations. Yes Focal Point
2818 Oct 31 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 Public location 35.9925 36.393056 Unknown Unknown One male NGO volunteer was killed while inspecting repeated explosions in the city of Darkoush, Idlib. Yes Media
3316 May 31 2021 ML Mali 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.946667 -3.893333 Non-state armed group: Regional JNIM Militia 3 NGO staff were kidnapped near Konna town by JNIM militia.  Pending ACLED
1761 May 31 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.532873 71.055512 Unknown Unknown A local health worker was shot and injured by unidentified gunmen when she was on her way home. Yes Official Report
2056 Jan 31 2016 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.341953 27.949219 Unknown Unknown Two UN contracted drivers were injured in a shooting when perpetrators ambushed the convoy and fired at the truck. The gunmen fled after robbing the driver. Both the driver and his assistant received medical care. Yes Official Report
1789 Dec 31 2013 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.566277 25.479459 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted individuals (driver and assistant) were abducted by an unknown armed group. The driver, his assistant, and the truck were released 20 days later. Yes Focal Point
3101 Oct 31 2020 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.53 42.58 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was reportedly injured after a vehicle-borne IED exploded as the staff passed by. The IED was placed on a vehicle carrying the district chief, the intended target, and killed the official along with his bodyguard.  Yes Official Report
2073 Jan 31 2016 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.682923 28.080368 Unknown Unknown A UN driver and his assistant were injured when they were shot at as part of a larger convoy. The armed men shot at them after trying to extort money from the driver. Yes Official Report
1537 Jul 31 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.038489 66.721209 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO staff member was killed when the car he was traveling in was stopped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. Four others were in the car (not staff members); three of them were also killed but one was released to report the incident. There is no indication that the incident was related to his work. Yes Official Report
746 Aug 31 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Raid Project site 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed when two armed men wearing masks on motorbike forcefully entered into a Basic Health Clinic belonging to the NGO. Upon entering the compound, they initiated an attack against a national staff member killing her. There was a total of five staff members (including the midwife, Community Supervisor, 2 guards, and the Clinic Supervisor) present at the time of the incident. The perpetrators also stole mobile phones and other valuable belongings. The remaining 4 staff members who were left uninjured are now under investigation by the Government. No one has claimed the responsibility for the incident so far. Archived Archived
1810 Jul 31 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.164639 36.86522 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two female international aid workers were kidnapped by armed men. They were released in January 2015. Pending Media
1814 Apr 30 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.409089 20.650555 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka Three INGO staff members, while driving a truck to Ndele, were stopped and detained by Anti-Balaka. There are unconfirmed reports that two of the three may have been killed the next day. Yes Official Report
2351 Jan 30 2018 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.471182 18.451663 Non-state armed group: National Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC) A national staff member was kidnapped on January 29th in Ouhman Prefecture. Two INGO vehicles were reportedly intercepted by combatants from the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC). An international staff member that was traveling as part of the convoy in another vehicle was also stopped but allowed to continue. The abducted staff member was found on February 2nd in critical condition after having been tortured. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
1028 Nov 30 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 34.30157 62.2465 Unknown Unknown The corpse of a female national INGO staff member was found, after she went missing during work. Reportedly, she was physically assaulted and killed by an unknown number of perpetrators. A criminal motive such as robbery or a personal dispute is assumed to be the reason for the killing. Yes Official Report
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
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
2102 Mar 30 2016 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Other Explosives Raid Public location 5.764345 20.670528 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two people on a motorcycle threw a grenade into a popular restaurant in Bambari near the central market. About 11 people were injured, including two INGO staff members that had to be medically evacuated to Bangui. One waitress died (not countered here) and 6 other humanitarian staff members from a local NGO and a UN agency were injured (pending further investigation before entry into AWSD). Yes Official Report
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
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
2106 Aug 30 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.626434 36.103306 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national INGO aid worker was kidnapped in Daraa, Syria. Details surrounding the abduction are unknown, however the man was released around September 9th, 2015. Yes Focal Point
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
772 Apr 30 2008 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
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
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
2122 Dec 30 2015 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 32.887209 13.191338 Staff member Ex-employee An employee that had been fired from an INGO returned to the office, threatened and severely assaulted the Operations Manager whom he blamed for his termination. Yes Focal Point
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
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
2668 Jun 30 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Detention Custody 37.05 41.22 Unknown Unknown One international and three national staff members were reportedly taken after a meeting with local dignitaries in Qamishli, North East Syria. The four staff members were released in December 2018. Yes Focal Point
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
2136 Jun 30 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.706199 69.383108 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three staff members were abducted while leaving a project site at an unauthorized checkpoint. The staff were released 5 days later after community negotiations. Yes Focal Point
2931 Apr 30 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.317222 16.378333 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was injured after being physically assaulted by a group of armed young men in the central Bozoum market, for unknown reasons. The staff member was treated at the local city hospital. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
3187 Jan 30 2020 ML Mali 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.375 -4.2625 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 6 national INGO staff members were kidnapped by an unknown militant group in Youwarou, Mopti. Information on their whereabouts is unknown. Yes Focal Point
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
553 May 30 2007 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff abducted at gunpoint when two unknown armed men stopped an INGO vehicle returning from El Hamidiya IDP camp to Zalingei, 30 May. UNDSS informed the police and local commissioner about the incident, but the two staff members and vehicle are still missing. Yes Focal Point
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
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
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
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
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
574 Sep 30 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff (driver and a skilled staffer) were snatched from the Baraki Barak district while travelling to Kabul. The two workers had completed a water and sanitation project in Logar when kidnapped by an armed gang Sunday. That the kidnappers had not made very specific demands but the main motive behind the abduction was ransom. The aid group was holding talks with the kidnappers through local elders but it would not pay a ransom. Archived Archived
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
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
1916 Jan 30 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.816667 38.016667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Three male staff members contracted by a INGO were kidnapped by ISIS and released approximately three months later. Yes Focal Point
2986 Apr 30 2019 MZ Mozambique 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -14.716667 34.366667 Unknown Unknown One male INGO was attacked while returning from a field mission in Ndaula, 62 km from Vila Ulongue. The attack occurred 5km from the INGO office in Vila Ulongue. The staff was riding a motorcycle when a group with big sticks and machetes struck him and stole his laptop, cellphone and glasses. Yes Focal Point
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
2990 Jul 30 2019 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 10.687778 43.936389 Aid recipient Not applicable One male INGO staff member was stabbed by an angry beneficiary at a food distribution point in Lughaya because he attempted to forcefully take items. Yes Focal Point
2458 Jul 30 2017 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 16.10524 43.971691 Unknown Unknown One INGO contracted guard was stabbed when he didn't let visitors enter the hospital outside of visiting hours. They were armed with Jambias. Yes Focal Point
3233 Sep 30 2020 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 2.033333 45.333333 Unknown Unknown One UN national male staff was injured when stabbed during a street robbery in Mogadishu.  Yes Focal Point
868 Sep 30 2009 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -3.2850762 28.18012996 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 INGO national staff kidnapped. Returning from a supervisory visit to a shelter construction site, a vehicle containing two INGO national workers was traveling in a convoy with other civilian vehicles when unidentified gunmen attacked the group. During the attack, the INGO driver was taken and has now been reported safe by the INGO. The other worker was severely beaten and left on the side of the road. The victim was able to crawl for help to the nearby village, and later died while en route to a hospital. Archived Archived
3002 May 30 2020 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.333333 10.5 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male humanitarian staff member was kidnapped by an separatist armed group in Northwest Cameroon. He was tied to a tree, beaten, then released the following day. Yes Media
3240 May 30 2020 BF Burkina Faso 0 0 0 1 4 0 3 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 2 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4108 -1.0522 Unknown Unknown A 15 truck UN contracted convoy was ambushed in Bilalogo village  near Barsalogho, 2 contracted NGO drivers and a Red Cross nurse were shot and killed along with 10 other civilians. 2 aid workers were also kidnapped and have not been released as of February 2021.  Yes Focal Point
1407 Mar 30 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 10.099652 33.337104 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An employee of a commercial company contracted by the UN was shot and wounded when a group of twenty armed, masked men raided their organization's compound. The unknown perpretrators left without stealing anything after the incident. Yes Official Report
615 Jun 30 2008 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff of a UN partner organization kidnapped and later shot dead in Mogadishu. Not clear why targeted, but local sources said a deputy had survived a hand grenade attack over the weekend in Afgoye, a town 30km south of Mogadishu. There were unconfirmed reports that the killing might be linked to a financial dispute. Archived Archived
616 Jun 30 2008 SO Somalia 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Host state Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia (armed faction) 4 INGO national staff and 1 UN national staff kidnapped near Elasha Biha area by ARS armed wing. Archived Archived
619 Jun 30 2008 TZ Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -3.4275339 36.70858482 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Australian) staff charity worker been shot dead in Tanzania. Victim had been working in the town of Arusha in northern Tanzania for the past 18 months and was killed on Monday during a robbery. Yes Official Report
1704 Apr 30 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 35.212132 71.522377 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A vaccinator was killed by an IED. Further details are unavailable. Yes Official Report
902 Jan 30 2010 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Public location 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contract transporter's trucks was attacked while parked overnight at an Aghan National Police checkpoint. One driver was injured, three trucks damaged and one truck seized by attackers. Yes Focal Point
3273 Dec 30 2020 BI Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -3.488611 29.534444 Unknown Unknown One male national UN staff member was injured after his private vehicle was ambushed by unknown perpetrators in Majombe, Bujumbura. Yes Focal Point
1175 Oct 30 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three staffers of a national NGO (2 engineers and a driver) were hijacked on 30 October by an armed opposition group. The driver was released alive, but the bodies of the other two staff members were found on 12 November near Qasaba Qala village of Khawaja Namusa area (Pashtun Kot District). Yes Official Report
658 Nov 30 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in Kabul on Sunday, when he was caught in a suicide attack against a passing vehicle. The victim was riding his bicycle in the area when the bomb exploded receiving lethal shrapnel wounds. Yes Official Report
1455 Jun 30 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.418522 64.472354 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One staff member of a demining NGO was killed and another injured when an IED detonated against their motorcycle. Yes Official Report
2804 Nov 30 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.806 29.676 Unaffiliated Youths One INGO international staff member received an injury to their leg after their group of 3 INGO staff members on 2 motorbikes was ambushed by a group of unknown armed youth. The INGO group was travelling near Langchok and Boui village, 20km north of Rumbek, and managed to escape to Rumbek to alert authorities and have the wound treated. Yes Official Report
672 Dec 30 2008 BI Burundi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road -3.4733471 30.2501278 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff killed and 1 INGO international (French) wounded. The two were travelling in a marked vehicle in Ruyigi when the gunman opened fire. The vehicle was not robbed and the reason for the attack was not known. Yes Focal Point
1738 Mar 30 2013 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 Project site 33.611816 36.488004 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted worker was injured when a mortar shell hit a warehouse. He was hospitalized and required surgery to remove shrapnel. Yes Focal Point
2010 Sep 30 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 13.319445 43.24763 State: unknown Not applicable Two volunteers from the Yemen Red Crescent were among more then 130 people reportedly killed during an airstrike in the Mocha area of Taiz. Yes Official Report
2278 Mar 30 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer was killed during two consecutive airstrikes in Zamalka, Damascus. Yes Media
2280 Apr 30 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) volunteer, a photographer, working with a field relief team was killed during an aerial attack while the team he was with carried out a humanitarian mission in Al Janudeiah village, Idlib's rural area. Yes Media
2283 May 30 2016 ML Mali 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -0.027987 -0.027987 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One international contractor working for a UN agency was killed during an armed attack by small arms fire. A group of assailants had attacked the compound hosting the UN staff members. Yes Focal Point
2823 Dec 30 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 Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was reportedly killed in Maarat al-Numan after regime coalition helicopters dropped barrel bombs on an area the NGO was helping to evacuate. Yes Media
1490 Jan 30 2012 HT Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was shot in the chest and abdoment during a robbery outside a bank; he has just withdrawn money and his assailants fled with his passport and camera. Yes Focal Point
694 Nov 30 2007 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard was shot dead when returning from town in the evening. The police believe it was a robbery. Archived Archived
1226 Mar 30 2009 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.16667 80.41667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was injured in artillery shelling in Mullativeu with a major injury to stomache. Victim was evacuated along with their family. Earlier on 12 January 2009 he was injured in artillery shelling; his head and recovered. Both incidents happened in the area where ongoing combat operations. According to the information he has under gone a surgery and later recovered. Yes Focal Point
961 May 30 2009 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 3 35.5 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was injured during a convoy attack. Yes Focal Point
3330 Apr 30 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 7 21 Police or paramilitary Not applicable Three INGO male staff members were threatened, assaulted, and injured after the organisation office and guesthouse was raided by criminal military elements.  Yes Focal Point
1235 Jan 30 2011 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 7.6920799 18.6243422 Unknown Unknown Two international staff of an INGO were kidnapped and later released. Six national staff were taken and held briefly (not counted here because detention was less than 24 hours) Yes Focal Point
1504 Dec 30 2012 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 5.303435 45.880207 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff was injured when struck by a ricocheting bullet resulting from a private dispute, which he had been attempting to mediate. Yes Official Report
3085 Sep 30 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 5.043572 32.456227 Unknown Unknown One male contracted security guard was shot and killed on 30th September by armed persons at a primary health care facility in Lopa/Lafon area. The staff were relocated to Torit Town.  Yes Official Report
440 May 30 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Shooting Ambush Road 36.83333 65.83333 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff shot and killed inside their car while traveling between Abas and Chapa Chi Ariq villages in Jawzjan, May 30. 4 men were later arrested. No motive established. Archived Archived
441 May 30 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 36.75 72 Unknown Unknown 3 donor agency national staff killed in remote control bomb attack on bridge in Badakshan, May 30. Archived Archived
2046 Dec 30 2015 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.202517 24.663825 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A contracted driver for the UN, who was delivering relief supplies, was abducted in the Kutum area of North Darfur on 30th December, 2015. He was freed on January 25th, 2016. Yes Official Report
2312 Dec 30 2017 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 15.579155 32.564528 Unknown Unknown One female UN international staff member was walking to work in the Al Riyadh area of Khartoum when she was attacked by two men on a motorcycle. The men dragged her behind the motorcycle for a distance and then physically assaulted her, biting off her thumb in the attack. The aid worker had to be medically evacuated to Nairobi to receive treatment for extensive injuries. Robbery is the suspected motive for the attack. Yes Focal Point
442 May 30 2006 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.0254688 35.2888075 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in West Bank by gunshot wounds, May 30. Yes Official Report
449 Jun 30 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff watchman killed by unknown gunmen inside Kalma IDP camp, June 30, 2 am. Victim seems to have been sleeping while on duty at the agency's water pump station. Archived Archived
2055 Dec 30 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.953692 64.911089 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO staff member and driver were abducted by armed anti-government elements (AGE) while traveling towards Maimana city with supplies. Yes Official Report
2591 May 30 2018 BD Bangladesh 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 23.225332 90.950096 Unknown Unknown A staff member of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society was poisoned/drugged by criminal perpetrators while traveling from Chattogram to Banskhali Upazila on 30th May 2018. He died in the hospital while undergoing treatment. He was carrying a Red Crescent marked bag and his personal items, including a phone, wallet, documents, ID, and official checks were stolen. The staff member was found unconscious. While it's not possible to discern whether he was specially targeted, it was likely that this was random, according to reports. Yes Focal Point
1791 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 11.815088 25.414386 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN-contracted driver was abducted by a rebel group on board a Land Cruiser. Yes Focal Point
3100 Oct 30 2020 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 2.033333 45.35 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One head of a local NGO and well-known community elder was reportedly shot and killed by Al Shabaab militants in Elasha Biyaha village, Afgooye district. Yes Official Report
2862 Dec 30 2019 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 13.447898 22.4649083 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO national staff member on leave at the time, was shot in the leg during tribal clash crossfire in El Geneina, West Darfur. The staff member was taken to a military hospital nearby for treatment, but was evacuated to Khartoum by the government where his leg was amputated. Yes Focal Point
3102 Oct 30 2020 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.06944 30.88417 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member in the New Fangak area was shot and killed on route for mission to Korwai by unknown perpetrators.  Yes Official Report
1000 Aug 30 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road 36.75 72 Unknown Unknown 3 local personnel of an INGO (2 employees one community volunteer) were killed and two others (one staff and one community volunteer) wounded when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb. Suspected target was government vehicle, not the INGO. Only staff, not community volunteers are included in the count here. Pending Media
3105 Oct 30 2020 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.779562 29.087343 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members returning from the Mulongwe refugee camp in Fizi county were reportedly kidnapped by unknown armed perpetrators. Their driver (not counted here) was released immediately and the remaining 2 staff were released 4 days later.  Yes Media
3112 May 30 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road 36.8175 38.0111 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national male staff of an INGO contracted by a UN agency in Jarabulus city, Aleppo, was seriously injured after a vehicle he was travelling in contained an IED which exploded. The aid worker was travelling with a government official in Jarabulus city and suffered a double leg amputation after the explosion.  Yes Official Report
1269 Dec 30 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 35.9261784 64.6237758 Unaffiliated Spouse An INGO national staff member was stabbed by her husband (also a staff member) and wounded. Yes Focal Point
2613 Mar 30 2019 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 5.513779 20.827387 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when armed assailants reportedly began shooting at the group riding motorcycles around 1:10pm. The staff member and 3 others were travelling near the town of Pavika on the Alindao-Bangassou axis, when their group was attacked on the road. The injured staff member was admitted to a local hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
3119 Nov 30 2020 NG Nigeria 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.8060846 12.4923053 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One humanitarian aid worker along with two government officials returning from Mobbar town were reportedly kidnapped near Wakilti. Further information on their whereabouts is unknown.  Yes Media
3376 Jun 29 2021 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.9925 36.393056 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was injured after leftover munitions exploded in Darkoush, Idlib. Pending Focal Point
3379 Aug 29 2021 NG Nigeria 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 12.2701 14.4636 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One aid worker was killed during a Boko Haram raid into the military compound in Rann, Borno. 16 other civilians were killed (not counted here). Pending Media
3381 Aug 29 2021 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Home 34.525278 69.178333 Foreign or coalition forces United States Armed Forces One INGO national male staff member was killed in a United States military drone strike in Kabul, when the aerial bombardment targetted his home. Media reports indicate the staff member's vehicle was targeted as it arrived home on the suspicion the water containers it was carrying were explosives. 9 other civilians were killed, including 7 children.  Pending Media
2896 Aug 29 2019 ET Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 7.9219687 34.1531947 Police or paramilitary Police Two male national staff members were assaulted by police officers after being stopped and temporarily detained on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
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
768 Dec 29 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff murdered. Motive unknown Yes Focal Point
1836 Jun 29 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO nurse was killed by a stray mortar during clashes between clan militias. The nurse was assisting the wounded at the time of the attack. Yes Official Report
2645 Jul 29 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.82 38.02 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) 4 national INGO contracted staff were detained by ISIS on July 29, 2014. Exact release date is unkown, but all 4 contractors were confirmed released several months later. Yes Focal Point
1045 Dec 29 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Unknown Unknown A local national employed by an NGO was shot in the head while in his vehicle. The victim received medical attention. There are no indications that this shooting was carried out by AOG, or is related to the victim's status as an NGO employee. The true motive for this shooting, as yet unconfirmed, may be related to personal disputes. Yes Official Report
2909 May 29 2019 JO Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One female INGO staff member was injured when a large rock was thrown into a project site and hit her on the head. Focal point reports indicate the staff member was hosting a meal event for girls and women in the safe space inside the Azraq Refugee Camp Village 2, when another male resident threw a large rock onto the shading tent above the centre while yelling 'women should stay home.' The staff member was taken to the hospital and received a CT scan. Yes Focal Point
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
2650 Jan 29 2018 TN Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.862532 10.218272 Unknown Unknown One national female staff member was walking on the street when a thief walked up to her and stole her phone and tried to steal her bag. She resisted and was hurt in the struggle when he pushed her back. The aid worker fell and injured her back. She was out on medical leave for over a week. Yes Focal Point
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
1053 Oct 29 2010 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown 1 night watchman attacked during an incursion on an INGO office at night. Yes Focal Point
2384 Mar 29 2018 AZ Azerbaijan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Landmine Ambush Road 41.071472 43.839254 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members were killed and two injured when the vehicle that they were driving hit an anti-tank landmine that detonated on impact. The incident occurred in the Ghazanchi area of Nagorno Karabakh on March 29th. Yes Media
1056 Jun 29 2010 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 guard for an INGO was shot in the hand and shoulder while guarding a child-friendly space in an IDP camp. The perpetrator had tried to steal chairs. Mershing - Tom kiter IDP camp Yes Focal Point
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
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
1322 Jun 29 2012 KE Kenya 0 7 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 4 4 7 6 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 0.1153207 40.3143522 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown Four international staff of an INGO were kidnapped, two national staff wounded, and a national staff driver killed when Somalia militants ambushed their two-car convoy driving through the Dadaab refugee camp. The internationals were released three days later. Yes Official Report
1862 Nov 29 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A Taliban raid on an INGO guest house killed one Afghan staffer and the South African director (along with his two children). The raid came amidst a spate of attacks on internationals in Kabul, and unsubstantiated rumors of Christian missionary activities regarding this INGO. Pending Media
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
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
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
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
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
2414 Jul 29 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.223252 35.830723 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One INGO aid worker was killed in Khan Younis during an attack on the residential neighborhood. He was taking refuge from the attack when he was killed (most likely from artillery or other aerial fire). The Israeli military reported that their attack on Khan Younis was in response to earlier Hamas firing on Israeli targets. Yes Official Report
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
1345 Aug 29 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 37.20444 67.65944 Unknown Unknown A remote control IED detonated near an international organization's vehicle, injuring two national staff members. 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
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
1885 May 29 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 35.98073 67.570854 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO employees and their driver were injured when a IED detonated against their unmarked vehicle in Samangan Province. Yes Official Report
3194 Aug 29 2020 ZW Zimbabwe 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound -17.829167 31.052222 Unknown Unknown One male INGO office compound guard was injured after being assaulted by an unknown intruder in Harare.  Yes Focal Point
2428 Aug 29 2017 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four national male staff members were kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakitika and released over the course of several weeks. An additional staff member from the same organization was also abducted with the group but released less than 24 hours (and therefore not counted here). Yes Focal Point
1099 Mar 29 2011 CI Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.30966 -4.01266 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local staff, the head of an INGO, was kidnapped by an armed group while he was headed to a suburb of Abidjan to evacuate staff after violent clashes in that area. He was released two days later. Yes Official Report
3202 Apr 29 2020 IN India 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 22.1983 88.7139 Unaffiliated Community members One male INGO national staff member was assaulted and injured by a group of 4 men after the staff member and others stopped a child marriage arranged by the group the day before. Yes Focal Point
2708 Sep 29 2018 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.216667 48.85 Aid recipient Not applicable One male national INGO worker was seriously injured after being assaulted by a disgruntled aid recipient who was reportedly not included in an aid distribution. Yes Focal Point
3214 Nov 29 2020 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.683056 69.163611 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One INGO national staff member and one contracted rental car driver were abducted by Taliban militants on Khuja Pista, Kundoz. They were held for 24 hours and then released.  Yes Focal Point
2983 Mar 29 2019 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 8.0369211 80.4725346 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO was assaulted by an individual after he visited a clients house to collect payments. The staff member's neck was injured and he spent 2 days in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2451 Mar 29 2017 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
3235 Mar 29 2021 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.434167 70.447778 Unknown Unknown Three female UN-funded polio vaccination workers were shot and killed in Jalalabad at the same time as an explosive attack on the health department building.  Pending Media
1137 Jun 29 2011 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 Unknown Unknown One de-miner was killed and two others were injured when a RCIED hit a local de-mining NGO unmarked Land Cruiser vehicle. Yes Official Report
2743 Jul 29 2019 MM Myanmar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 20.6 93.2 Host state Myanmar Armed Forces One male INGO national staff member was shot by Myanmar military officers while riding his motorcycle through Mrauk U township in Rakhine State. Army reports indicate the staff member was carrying a grenade and was charged under a counterterrorism law after being taken to the hospital to receive treatment. Yes Media
3010 Dec 29 2019 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 15.348333 44.206389 Unaffiliated Not applicable One ICRC male national staff member was assaulted and injured by a group of daily labourers looking for work in Sanaa. Yes Focal Point
880 Aug 29 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 1 INGO national staff killed when their vehicle was caught in crossfire between Taliban and militias. Archived Media
2752 Jul 29 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 Project site 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed at a project site by Russian-Syrian military airstrikes in Kafr Zita, Hama. Reports indicate his family was also killed in the attack which appeared to target the aid workers home and family. Yes Media
614 Jun 29 2008 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff (staff member and a driver) killed by unknown gunmen in El-Berde, 420 km northwest of Mogadishu. The victims were killed while travelling in a vehicle, having just left work. The organization suspends operations. Archived Archived
1689 Oct 29 2013 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 4.482944 41.664859 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO staff member was abducted and very severely beaten by three armed militia men. The attack may be related to tribal politics. Yes Focal Point
892 Nov 29 2009 MR Mauritania 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 20.06194 -15.14889 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO international (Spanish) staff kidnapped when they became separated from a convoy carrying supplies- one had been shot 3 times in the leg trying to escape. One victim released March 2010, the other two in August 2010. Archived Media
1439 May 29 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.430247 70.448678 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two suicide bombers detonated explosives at the International Committee of the Red Cross compound, killing one security guard and injuring three staff members. Following the attack, the ICRC closed their sub delegation in Jalalabad and temporarily stopped all staff movements in the country. Yes Official Report
645 Oct 29 2008 SO Somalia 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 6 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 9.560335 44.069722 Unknown Unknown Two UN national staff security assistant and a driver killed and 6 UN national staff were critically injured in the blast from a suicide vehicle bombing at a UN agency coumpound. An unknown vehicle driven by an unknown male individual drove up to the compound main gate and requested permission to enter. The vehicle and the driver were denied access and the vehicle proceeded to ram the entrance gate. Archived Archived
1979 Apr 29 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.953692 64.911089 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members and their driver were abducted by gunmen in Pashtun Kot district along the Maimana-Bilichiragh highway. Yes Official Report
3050 Jan 29 2020 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 35.82 36.6 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female NGO staff member was killed in her home after 3 consecutive air strikes hit the town of Ariha.  Yes Official Report
1988 Jun 29 2015 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -4.310105 15.275558 Unknown Unknown An national INGO staff member was shot during a home invasion by a group of armed gunmen. The assailants stole money and fled when police approached the scene. Yes Official Report
2254 Mar 29 2016 NI Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 13.088391 -85.9994 Unknown Unknown One national male staff member was assaulted and shot in the head at a project site near Jinotega city. The circumstances surrounding the attack are unknown. Yes Focal Point
2520 Aug 29 2018 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 14.18412 43.22871 Unknown Unknown One UN contracted truck driver was hit during shelling and had to be hospitalized in Al-Khawkha. He was making his way from Aden to At-Tuhayta in an area controlled by the Internationally Recognized Government of Yemen (IRG). The driver is expected to recover. Yes Official Report
656 Nov 29 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff guard and his brother (not counted) were kidnapped by four armed men on motorbikes. On 30 November, after being questioned by the perpetrators, only the brother was released. The fate of the INGO staff member is currently uncertain; however, the rationale behind the incident appears to stem from a personal dispute between neighbors. Archived Archived
1190 Dec 29 2011 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Staff member Not applicable Two international staffers of an INGO were shot and killed by a disgruntled national staff member while working in a hospital in Mogadishu. Yes Official Report
1199 Jan 29 2012 PK Pakistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 26.13456 68.7696 Unknown Unknown An international staffer and national staff driver of an INGO were reported missing during a road trip in Sindh. Their vehicle was found abandoned in Naushahro Feroz. UPDATE: Staff were released/recovered after 86 days. They were not the intended targets of this incident. Yes Media
2272 Sep 29 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.894073 32.109307 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) One national INGO staff member was held by SPLA-IO forces for over 24 hours in Kodok, South Sudan. They were later released and had not been harmed. Yes Focal Point
2544 Nov 29 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.662982 39.069734 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One local driver of an NGO was wounded in a drive-by-shooting Incident in Deir Ezzor when the multi-agency convoy that he was part of was targeted by unknown armed men. Three motorcycles were driven by the assailants, who opened fire as the convoy was travelling through Thiban. The wounded driver was taken to the hospital. Yes Official Report
1210 Apr 29 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 36.727865 68.867998 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver killed when pulled from truck in Kunduz province on Sunday evening and shot. The vehicle was set on fire. 2 national staff other employees are missing. Archived Archived
2011 May 29 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Project site 15.70304 43.60393 Unknown Unknown One Yemen Red Crescent volunteer was killed in an explosion while helping wounded civilians during an attack on the area. Yes Official Report
1211 Oct 29 2008 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Unknown Ambush Road -1.157667 29.4312218 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded when attacked as they sought to flee the town of Kiwanja, two hours north of Goma, October 29. Eight INGO vehicles carrying the three foreigners (there was also a Guinean doctor), all the Congolese staff not originally from the region, and some of their family members (a total of 28 persons), drove a few kilometres toward the Monuc base. There they joined other humanitarian vehicles and formed a "protected" convoy, with UN tanks and Uruguayan peacekeepers in the front and back of the line. Archived Archived
2281 Apr 29 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 8 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 8 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.374018 36.601294 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Eight volunteers from a local NGO and one staff member of an INGO were killed during a targeted airstrike against the NGO's center in Kafr Zita, Hama. It is reported that this attack was orchestrated by the Syrian regime or its allies. Bunker busting bombs were reportedly used, which broke through to the underground shelter and killed the team. Yes Media
2016 Sep 29 2015 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 4.867782 31.546404 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was assaulted when he was returning to his residence in his vehicle. He noticed that his car was being closely followed by men on a motorcycle. When he got out of the car, money was demanded from him and he was assaulted by sticks and stones. Yes Official Report
1751 Jun 29 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.383945 36.69235 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN-contracted driver was stopped nearby Morek area by an unknown armed group. He was then taken to Jabal az Zawiyah, where he was held for seven days and his documents and mobile phone confiscated. He was eventually released with his truck, but without the cargo. Yes Focal Point
1758 May 29 2014 ML Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 16.416951 -3.666631 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO workers were killed when a roadside IED detonated. Yes Official Report
1491 Aug 29 2012 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 32.87519 13.18746 Unknown Unknown One security guard suffered wounds to the head when two armed perpetrators broke into an INGO guest house in a robbery. Yes Focal Point
1760 May 29 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 7.785035 33.002909 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO worker was reportedly killed in an inter-clan dispute. Yes Official Report
2294 Jul 29 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 36.5058 69.8636 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Unknown armed men fired upon an NGO's work site. Armed guards supporting the NGO responded to the attack. In the crossfire exchange, one deminer was shot and required medical attention at Takhar hospital and is expected to recover. The NGO is a UN partner group. Yes Focal Point
3071 Aug 29 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 4.331692 31.065871 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO driver was shot and wounded after the NGO convoy of 5 contracted trucks were ambushed near Lainya while traveling from Juba to Kupera. The unknown armed perpetrators set fire to two trucks and looted supplies from the others.  Yes Official Report
2832 Jan 29 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 7.45822 31.535433 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member suffered a gunshot wound to the leg when their INGO transport convoy of 10 trucks was ambushed and fired upon by unknown armed perpetrators. The convoy was in Duk Poktap area, Duk County, when the incident occurred and the other staff members were able to escape on foot. The injured staff member was treated in Poktap. Yes Official Report
2834 Jan 29 2020 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 34.116667 72.466667 Unknown Unknown A polio vaccination team, consisting of two female staff working in the Parmoli area of Swabi district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, were attacked and shot by unknown armed men while assisting the community. One female staff was killed immediately and the other later died in the Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar due to her injuries. Yes Media
3327 Feb 29 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.884722 36.290833 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two NGO staff members were injured in regime shelling.  Yes Focal Point
2840 Jan 29 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.816667 36.6 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Official statements indicate Russian Syrian Military Coalition airstrikes completely destroyed an INGO supported hospital in Ariha town, Idlib governate. Four nurses were injured in the attack, and one female NGO employee was killed. Yes Official Report
973 Jun 29 2010 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.52813 69.17233 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff shot while driving a UN vehicle and later died from the injuries. Another UN staff (not counted) was in the vehicle but did not sustain injuries. Yes Official Report
3084 Sep 29 2020 SS South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 4.643509 32.080228 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff travelling from Liria to Juba were ambushed in Korgana on September 29th. Despite their injuries, the driver managed to navigate the team to a nearby village where the two injured INGO members could be evacuated to Juba for medical treatment. The driver was given first aid treatment by SSPDF forces at the village. Yes Official Report
3341 Jun 29 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.783333 33.05 Unaffiliated Civilians One NGO staff member was wounded and later died from his injuries in the hospital after being assaulted by a group of individuals in Akobo town. Reports suggest it was over a personal issue.  Pending Official Report
3098 Oct 29 2020 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.8 33.133333 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members were ambushed by unknown perpetrators between Pibor and Tangazon, about 8 kms West of Gumuruk. One staff was reportedly shot and killed, with another being seriously injured. Yes Official Report
1005 Aug 29 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.41667 64.75 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 4 national INGO staff abducted and held until Sept 18. Yes Official Report
1534 Apr 29 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 34.551047 69.163852 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was sexually assaulted and subsequently hospitalized after five masked men broke into the NGO guesthoust and robbed the residents. Three other staff members were present, but seem to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
2074 Jan 29 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 5.179103 33.975002 Unknown Unknown An INGO national male staff member was shot and injured in the Kapoeta North area. Reportedly, a cattle raid may have been occurring in the area at the time. Pending Archived
1016 Oct 29 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.517771 64.114227 Unknown Unknown 2 female nationals working on a women's microeconomic development project (jam production and/or a tailoring cooperative), funded through a USAID initiative, were shot and beheaded. Motive unclear. Yes Official Report
2617 Nov 29 2018 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 33.312805 44.361488 Host state Unknown An armed raid on the organization's office by a state authority resulted in one national staff member being wounded. Yes Focal Point
1276 Jun 29 2010 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 0.49113 29.47306 Unknown Unknown One LNGO staff shot dead in his house at 11 p.m. on 29 June. Pending Archived
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2642 Jan 28 2019 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 15.348333 44.206389 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female INGO director was reportedly summoned for questioning by Houthi rebels to their headquarters on January 28 in Sanaa, and after not returning to the organization was assumed kidnapped by the rebels. She was released on February 16, 2019 after international diplomatic pressure. Yes Media
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
2655 Nov 28 2018 BD Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member on security duty, was injured during a robbery attempt on a project site in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Although the assault was minor, the staff member required medical attention for his injuries. Yes Focal Point
1320 Apr 28 2012 SS South Sudan 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.927721 29.788925 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three internationals and one national working on a UN demining project were abducted by militia (dressed in SPLA uniforms) from Unity South Sudan, brought to Kahrtoum, and held until 20 May Yes Media
262 Oct 28 2003 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff injured by explosive in office, Oct 28. Victim's son also injured. Archived Archived
2135 Sep 28 2015 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 8.980603 38.757761 Unknown Unknown An international staff member was attacked and hit with a stone on the head by two young men. He was rendered unconscious for a brief moment at which time the assailants stole his valuables. After returning to his guest house in the same area, the owner took him to the hospital where the wound on his head was stitched up. He remained in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
1331 Oct 28 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 9.6669 80.0181 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was killed by an unknown gunman at his home. Yes Official Report
2672 Apr 28 2018 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.85 31.6 Police or paramilitary South Sudan National Police Service Two national INGO staff members were detained by police after being falsely accused of trying to rob a motorcycle taxi driver in Juba. While in custody, one of the male national staff members was severely beaten. Yes Focal Point
3170 Aug 28 2020 CI Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.766667 -6.4 Unknown Unknown One female INGO national staff member was injured after being ambushed by an unknown perpetrator while traveling in Trequetrequekro. She was also robbed of her belongings.  Yes Focal Point
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
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
2431 Sep 28 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.296968 30.153157 Unaffiliated Youths A male national staff member was shot during a fight between from conflicting Padeah and Kur villages, which started at the airstrip while an ICRC distribution was taking place. It is not know if he was shot at the distribution site or somewhere else. Yes Focal Point
1103 Mar 28 2011 CI Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 4.5897813 -7.3887946 Unknown Unknown A national staff of an INGO was killed in unknown circumstances, during violence in the western part of the country, while on leave to attend to family matters. Yes Official Report
1104 Jan 28 2009 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown One INGO guard was tied up by rope and beaten by unknown armed men who had jumped over the perimeter fence of an INGO office. The men stole radios, tires and chairs, and threatened the guards. Yes Official Report
568 Sep 28 2007 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff wounded when armed men ambushed an aid convoy in Darfur, which included eight staff members. The convoy was attacked some 25 miles south of Nyala. The INGO has scaled back its operations in South Darfur after its staff suffered three attacks within a week. Yes Focal Point
2707 Jun 28 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.628333 36.226111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national male INGO staff members were killed during an airstrike in Tiba, Sayda, rural farmland in Daraa. Two staff members where at home at the time of the strike, and one was attempting to flee. Yes Focal Point
1107 Mar 28 2009 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown One guard was hit on the head with a gun then tied up by perpetrators and later was taken to the hospital after six armed men scaled the INGO office fence and jumped inside. Yes Official Report
3212 Oct 28 2020 UG Uganda 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 4 3 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 3.465 31.245 Unaffiliated Youths 7 INGO national staff were injured after a group of intoxicated youths raided the office compound in Yumbe. The group consisting of approximately 20 perpetrators overpowered the guards, threatened and assaulted the staff, and stole computers/belongings.  Yes Focal Point
1115 May 28 2011 YE Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.9454077 48.7870478 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three French INGO staff (two women, one man) were kidnapped in Hadramout region by what seemed to be an extremist Islamist group. Yes Media
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
2985 Apr 28 2019 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.889722 80.598056 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after he was attacked by the husband of a loan client at their house. He was treated at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
1922 Feb 28 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 7.1 16.933333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO international staff members were wounded during an armed robbery at the office. Yes Focal Point
2988 Jul 28 2019 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 0.5454656 31.7464393 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was injured after being dragged off a motorbike on her way to the office in Moyo town, near Iboa village, Palorinya Refugee Settlement. The incident occurred amidst a tribal clash between Madi and Gimara clans. Yes Focal Point
2989 Jul 28 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.8138694 36.6077207 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO site guard was injured during airstrikes in Ariha, Idlib. He received treatment at a local hospital. These airstrikes came during a multi-day strike campaign against Idlib and Hama. The INGO building was considerably damaged. Yes Focal Point
594 Jan 28 2008 SO Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 4 1 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road -0.358216 42.545087 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (1 French logistics expert, 1 Kenyan doctor) and 1 INGO national staff driver killed and 1 INGO international (Kenyan) wounded when a roadside IED detonated in close proximity to two INGO vehicles near the town of Kismayo. The first vehicle was hit badly and all three people died. The second vehicle carrying staff and a security guard hit the land mine lightly and the staff sitting at the front seat was wounded. Three other civilians were injured (not included) and a local journalist killed (not included). No one claimed responsibility. Yes Official Report
2471 Oct 28 2017 SO Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN contracted guards and one contracted driver were killed in the suicide car bombing attack on the Naasa-Hablood Hotel in Mogadishu. A UN agency staff member who as also in the car survived but was also seriously wounded. He managed to jump out of the vehicle before the explosion. The national staff member received care in the local hospital and then was MEDEVAC to Nairobi for specialized medical attention. At least twenty-three people died in the attack. Yes Focal Point
1943 Jul 28 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.533333 37.95 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An INGO contracted national staff member was kidnapped by ISIS when he went to retrieve office belongings, which were confiscated on the previous day when ISIS had raided the organization's office. He was released after about a month. Yes Focal Point
1143 Jul 28 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.9188187 64.7768085 Unknown Unknown 2 staff members of a national demining NGO were abducted by a large group of armed men while driving in a rented vehicle to survey a project area. 1 managed to escape two days later, while the other was rescued during an IMF/ANSF operation three days following the abduction. Yes Official Report
2479 Oct 28 2017 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.307049 62.136421 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One UN agency contracted commercial truck carrying relief items was stopped and diverted by AGE in Shindad district of Herat province. Reportedly the truck driver and the truck was taken to the AGEs stronghold but the driver and the truck were later released on November 18th. Yes Focal Point
1150 Aug 28 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 36.66667 69.75 Unknown Unknown Two INGO national staff (a driver and another staff member) were killed when an IED (thought to be a RCIED) detonated their vehicle on the road. Yes Official Report
1151 Aug 28 2011 SO Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 3.116667 43.65 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A national ICRC staff was shot several times in the head and chest by Al Shabab militants. The incident caused escalating tensions between Al Shabab rebels and local clan elders, who demanded a retaliatory killing. Yes Media
884 Oct 28 2009 AF Afghanistan 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 0 12 12 1 2 9 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: National Taliban 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Liberian, 1 Ethiopian) staff killed and 9 UN international staff wounded in a Taliban suicide bomber attack on a guest house in Kabul. Yes Official Report
2222 Dec 28 2016 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -3.372884 29.144879 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was shot in front of his home by an unidentified assailant in the Songo quarter of Uvira town. Yes Official Report
1420 Apr 28 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 32.913926 66.001905 Unaffiliated Not applicable A guard working for an international organization was shot and killed outside his home. The attack was deemed to be stemming from a personal grievance and not related to his organizational affiliation. Yes Official Report
2225 Feb 28 2016 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 3.11718 43.6469 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers for a local NGO were killed in IED blasts in Baidoa. Yes Official Report
1159 Sep 28 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.48108 62.5863 Unknown Unknown Three drivers from two transport companies contracted by two different INGOs were abducted after an armed group hijacked their vehicles, which were carrying food items. They stole the goods and have requested a ransom for the release of the drivers. Yes Official Report
1960 Dec 28 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 11.83 32.8 Unknown Unknown A national staff member (security guard) of an INGO was abducted by unknown armed men. He was beaten and released on 30 December 2014. The reason for the abduction and assault was in revenge for a work related decision that affected another contracted employee. Yes Official Report
2228 Jan 28 2017 SS South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.2735 29.79322 Unknown Unknown Four trucks contracted by an INGO were attacked by gunmen on their way to Mayom in the morning. The driver was killed and two others were wounded and required medical attention at a clinic in Bentiu. One driver was unaccounted for after he fled the area. Further details on his whereabouts were not available during follow-up with the reporting agency. Yes Official Report
2766 Aug 28 2019 UG Uganda 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 0.31 32.52 Unknown Unknown One female national NGO aid worker was abducted by unknown perpetrators outside her home in Busega, a suburb of Kampala. Exact cause of death is unknown, but her body was found the following day in Nakitutuli village in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, and reports indicate it appeared to have head trauma. The female staff member was also reportedly 6 months pregnant at the time of the attack. Yes Media
3028 Jun 28 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Project site 7.055605 29.230077 Unknown Unknown An INGO ambulance driver was transporting a civilian with a gunshot wound from Manakol village when he was ambushed on the road by unknown armed assailants. He was shot and killed by the assailants in a suspected revenge killing. The wounded passenger escaped.  Yes Official Report
3029 Jun 28 2020 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location -4.301111 28.944167 Unknown Unknown One female international INGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators in Lulimba Fizi territory, approximately 210km South of Uvira. She was released on June 30 after reported payment of ransom. Yes Official Report
1164 Sep 28 2011 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 34.41406 70.30942 Unknown Unknown An unknown assailant shot and killed a local UN staff member Pending Archived
2233 Feb 28 2017 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 34.733389 36.658386 Unknown Unknown One volunteer died while performing humanitarian activities in Al-Waer, Homs. Reportedly, the team he was working with in the field was targeted by aerial artillery fire and he died while rescuing civilians in the area. Yes Media
1703 Apr 28 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Project site 34.107547 64.305595 Unknown Unknown A health worker was shot dead by armed men at a clinic. Yes Official Report
646 Oct 28 2008 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Project site 1.658501 29.220455 Non-state armed group: National National Congress for the Defence of the People 1 INGO national staff 'magasinier' (warehouse manager) killed when Goma was almost taken by the CNDP, Oct 28. Archived Archived
2248 Mar 28 2016 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 15.662064 43.934141 Unknown Unknown One national aid worker in Amran was struck in the shoulder with a dead round from aerial fire and required medical attention. Yes Focal Point
2249 Mar 28 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.859363 31.57125 Unaffiliated Not applicable One contracted INGO staff member was shot and killed in his home as a result of a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
3283 Apr 28 2021 ET Ethiopia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Project site 13.666667 38.916667 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was shot and killed at the conclusion of a food distribution event in Kola Tembien. Reports indicate the shooting motivation was the alleged food distribution "to the Junta". Pending Official Report
1987 Jun 28 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.6 69.216944 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national INGO staff member was kidnapped by AGE in the Momen Khel area of Paktia province and subsequently killed. His remains were found on June 30th in Gardez district. Yes Official Report
655 Nov 28 2008 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Detention Unknown 0.433333 41.6 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff killed: Approximately 30 persons made up of INGO local staff, LNGO staff, teachers. Archived Archived
2531 Oct 28 2018 SS South Sudan 0 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 10 0 0 1 1 11 9 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.34307 31.07268 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An INGO convoy was attacked traveling on the Juba-Lainya road by several armed men at Kwerjik. One INGO national staff member was killed and ten other staff members were abducted. Seventeen staff members that were part of the convoy were able to flee and reach the South Sudan Peoples Defence Force (SSPDF) camp. All the abducted staff members were later released. Yes Official Report
1464 Jan 28 2012 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.046821 40.310412 Unknown Unknown One IO paramedic was injured when the ambulance he was traveling in was attacked by men in civilian clothes, including one armed with a pistol. When the ambulance refused to stop for the men, they opened fire, injuring the staff member. Yes Official Report
2800 Nov 28 2019 CD DR Congo 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 0.570679 29.324529 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia Three aid workers were killed, and one seriously injured, in a raid by reported Mai Mai militants on the UN compound approximately 35km W of Mangina and 65km W of Beni. Armed perpetrators entered the compound and starting shooting indiscriminately injuring 5 others. Official reports described the attack as "unmistakably a directed attack at the [Ebola] response." The staff members are categorized here as other due to likely world bank funding. Yes Official Report
402 Oct 28 2005 SD Sudan 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff and 6 INGO national staff beaten when convoy ambushed in Darfur, Oct 28. Archived Archived
2006 Sep 28 2015 BD Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 23.796257 90.41507 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An international staff member was shot, reportedly by the Islamic State (IS), in the diplomatic district of Dhaka. The attack was pre-meditated and the assailants used silencers on their firearms. The attackers approached the staff member on the back of a motorbike and shot him. He died as result of the attack. Yes Official Report
1476 Mar 28 2012 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 16 26 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member was shot and wounded by an unknown assailant while he was exiting the UN compound in Kabkabiya. Yes Focal Point
1479 Oct 28 2012 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was assaulted by a gang armed with crude weapons. Yes Focal Point
2012 Sep 28 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.931027 36.641778 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was kidnapped when armed attackers raided the organization's office. Reportedly, office equipment was stolen and other staff members may have been mistreated in the attack as well. Yes Focal Point
1213 Sep 28 2008 SL Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 8.2770009 -10.5739431 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was violently attacked when returning to work base from a weekend with family. Archived Archived
1750 Jun 28 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.677839 36.708053 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted drivers were stopped by armed groups near Ma'ar Shoreen and forced to drive to an area close to Jabal az Zawiyah, where they were held. All food rations were taken from the trucks. The drivers and the trucks were released on 30 June 2013. Yes Focal Point
426 Mar 28 2006 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff guards were beaten when a group of unidentified armed men forcefully entered an INGO compound in El Geneina, March 28. The attackers left with a Land Cruiser pick-up, a Thuraya phone and a mobile phone. Archived Archived
1495 May 28 2012 HT Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 18.533333 -72.333333 Unaffiliated Not applicable A guard at an INGO school was singled out and executed while at the school. The motivation for the shooting was related to his connections and personal issues within the community. Yes Focal Point
432 Apr 28 2006 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO (1 national, 1 international) staff beaten with a stick when two men broke into an INGO compound in El Geneina, West Darfur, April 28. Victims locked into a bathroom for a few hours. Archived Archived
3331 Jun 28 2021 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.434167 70.447778 Unknown Unknown Two female NGO staff members travelling in an organisation mini-bus were injured when they were attacked by an unknown assailant on a rickshaw with an IED. The perpetrator threw the remote-controlled IED at the mini-bus, but missed and it exploded on the ground.  Pending Official Report
1241 Feb 28 2011 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.67818 66.80325 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Three drivers of UN contracted trucks were abducted by Taliban fighters who looted the food, and burnt the trucks Yes Focal Point
2583 Jul 28 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.44038 70.441856 State: unknown Not applicable 3 national INGO staff were killed and 2 wounded during an aerial bombardment of a project site at 11:15 on July 28, 2018 in Police District #03. Yes Focal Point
984 May 28 2010 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown 1 national NGO director kidnapped. Released August 3. Pending Archived
1514 Sep 28 2012 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.560335 44.069722 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was assaulted by five unidentified men while walking home; the men hit the staff with a stone in the face when he resisted their attempt to take away his mobile phone. Yes Official Report
2586 Feb 28 2019 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.76956 42.06527 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 6 national aid workers have reportedly been kidnapped in the Gedo region of Somalia. Initial reports indicate around 10 people were taken, but some managed to escape and alert authorities. Although no group has officially taken responsibility, Al Shabaab is being blamed. Yes Media
999 Aug 28 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.9261784 64.6237758 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 5 local NGO staff - 4 female aid workers and their driver - were abducted by unknown gunmen. The AOGs held the group in various locations until they were released on 9 September from Langar Village of Almar District. Pending Media
2328 Jun 28 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 10.147149 30.157471 Unaffiliated Youths A number of aid workers required medical attention after their office compound was forcefully entered by local youth who physically assaulted both international and national staff. They were reportedly angered by the lack of employment opportunities available to the local community. Exactly how many staff members required medical attention and whether they were national or international staff is currently unknown. Yes Official Report
1260 Sep 28 2011 CO Colombia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 4.5980478 -74.0760867 Unknown Unknown A local staff member attacked by multiple assailantson his way to the office. His arm was injured. Yes Focal Point
2864 Feb 28 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 6.068974 31.605935 Host state Youths One national INGO community facilitator was injured during mob violence between a group of youth and police. Official reports indicate armed youth attempting to raid cattle near Aluakluak were met by police and three youths were killed in the clash. In retaliation, the mob of youth responded on the community killing two people including the INGO staff member, who received medical attention for his injuries. Yes Official Report
462 Jul 28 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted in North Darfur during the hijacking of an INGO vehicle, 3 May. Victim believed to have been held in Chad and was making way back to Saraf Omra in North Darfur when caught up and killed in fighting in Helelat village near Kulb. Archived Archived
1800 Jul 28 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 36.311851 36.687447 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national INGO staff member was seriously injured when a car bomb exploded close to a busy market. The staff member died soon after arriving at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2334 Nov 28 2017 SS South Sudan 0 3 0 0 3 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Unknown Raid Public location 7.477959 31.519872 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six NGO workers were killed in a raid on Duk Payuel village. Reportedly, around 44 people were killed and dozens wounded when assailants launched a coordinated attack the village. Houses and huts were destroyed in the attack and around 50 women and children were abducted. An NGO warehouse was looted and around 1,000 cattle were stolen. Yes Focal Point
2871 Sep 28 2019 BD Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 21.4397297 92.009552 Unaffiliated Spouse One female national INGO staff member was wounded when her angry spouse entered the project site in Cox's Bazar and assaulted her. Yes Focal Point
3362 Apr 28 2021 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.408056 32.575 Unaffiliated Youths One UN staff member was seriously injured after he was assaulted by a group of youths that raided a guest house in Torit. Reports indicated the assault and intrusion occurred following a protest regarding UN/INGO employment bias in the community. Pending Official Report
1536 Jul 28 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 11 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.511867 36.576478 Unknown Unknown Nine volunteers and two staff with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were injured when a distribution point in al-Qusur was hit with a mortar shell. Yes Official Report
740 Apr 28 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 36.7581256 66.8980826 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed. The body of the staff member was found in close proximity to the victim Archived Archived
2611 Jan 28 2019 UG Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 2.77162 32.297421 Unknown Unknown Two male national INGO guards were assaulted and injured when a group of unknown assailants raided the INGO office in Gulu city on January 28, 2019 at 2:00am local time. Reports indicate organization resources estimated at millions of shilings were damaged during the incident. The two staff members were treated at the Victory Medical Center after the attack. Yes Media
2084 Apr 28 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.0407 31.624146 Unknown Unknown A INGO vehicle was targeted in a roadside ambush by an armed man while it was part of a UN agency convoy. A man appeared from the bush and fired a single shot at the car that went through the window. While the shot missed the driver, he was injured by the shattered glass and required medical attention. Yes Official Report
2085 Apr 28 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.500759 69.851369 Non-state armed group: National Taliban An international female NGO worker was abducted while traveling on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway. Update: A statement made by the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, on August 29th, confirms that the aid worker was freed in August, four months after her kidnapping. Although the Minister did not provide further details, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security mentioned in the media that the aid worker was freed as a result of a special operation. Yes Media
2884 Feb 27 2019 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 6.5423298 21.98633 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after an INGO project site was raided. Yes Focal Point
3124 Nov 27 2020 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -1.187265 29.446004 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff from an INGO was attacked by an unknown militia and had his arm mutilated and amputated in Bwalanda village, Rutshuru.   Yes ACLED
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
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
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
495 Jun 27 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 11.005922 29.718875 Unknown Unknown One INGO international staff working on demining was beaten up in a market in Kadugli due to labor dispute with national workers. UNMIS national guard intervened to get mob to release him. Vehicle confiscated by national authorities. Archived Archived
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
2644 Jul 27 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.528056 37.954722 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One male national INGO staff member was detained by ISIS on July 27, 2014. Circumstances of the abduction are unkown. He was released on March 31, 2015 Yes Focal Point
1841 Jan 27 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.056278 45.300605 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured when a shooting broke out in front of a medical health facility managed by the INGO. Yes Official Report
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
510 Jan 27 2007 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff Regional Director killed in a carjacking attempt in Nairobi. Archived Archived
2381 Feb 27 2018 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.665868 29.211771 Unknown Unknown Gunmen intercepted and abducted an INGO contracted driver and his assistant along the Mweso-Kalembe road axis. The vehicle was clearly marked. No additional information about their whereabouts is available at this time. Yes Official Report
2661 Jul 27 2018 CM Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 3.866667 11.516667 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was injured in a pub in Yaounde after being attacked and beaten. Information about the perpetrators is unknown. Yes Focal Point
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
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
3173 Feb 27 2021 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Home 36.3755 41.1485 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was killed at home with his family in the Al-Hawl Refugee Camp while off duty. Pending Media
272 Dec 27 2003 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 0.44701 42.69699 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff kidnapped and escaped when they were caught up in armed attack/robbery of Somali organization AFREC in Marere, Dec 27. Archived Archived
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
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
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
1610 Nov 27 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.881989 64.686842 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six Afghan staff of an INGO were killed and one was wounded when they were attacked by insurgents, who opened fire on them. The aid workers, who were working on different projects, may have been deliberately singled out for attack. 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
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
2946 Sep 27 2019 PH Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 14.63 121.03 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was stabbed by an individual assumed to be under the influence of drugs at a house party in Quezon city of metro Manila. The staff member was seriously injured and was evacuated. Yes Focal Point
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
1088 Jan 27 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Road 35.01361 69.17139 Unknown Unknown A local female staff of an INGO engaged in education and microfinance was approached by two men on motorcycles, and killed on her way to a project location. The attackers fled the scene immediately afterwards. The victim was a 12th grade student in a local high-school, employed part-time as the INGO teacher trainer for a longer-term training program. The attackers targeted the said INGO staff member, possibly because of her involvement with women's programming. Yes Official Report
3188 May 27 2020 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 34.17359 68.26808 Non-state armed group: Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was kidnapped by a NSAG while on leave visiting his family in Dai Mirdad. He was released along with 27 other prisoners during a prisoner exchange on June 11, 2020.  Yes Focal Point
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
555 Jun 27 2007 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Unaffiliated Clan 2 INGO national staff a doctor and his driver killed by gunmen in southern Somalia. The doctor was slain late Wednesday in El-Berde, about 400 kilometres (250 miles) northwest of the capital Mogadishu. Orgnaization rep said he might have been a victim of an inter-clan feud in the region. Residents said the gunmen also shot the driver as he tried to protect the aid worker. "Three men armed with AK 47 rifles stopped the doctor in town and one of them shot him twice. His driver, Lel Idris, was also shot by another gunman while trying to protect the doctor," said Hassan Sheik Ali, a resident. Yes Focal Point
2425 Apr 27 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.780485 33.00291 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown One national staff member was killed during tribal clashes with a conflicting village. Yes Focal Point
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
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
1903 Mar 27 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two INGO national staff members were seriously injured during an air assault (an additional member suffered minor injuries). Yes Media
573 Sep 27 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 8.9780188 79.9148547 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed by roadside bomb. The victim was providing food for displaced people inside a rebel-held area in Mannar, Sri Lanka and was killed by a remotely launched mine attack. Yes Focal Point
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
3226 May 27 2020 CO Colombia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4 -72 Unaffiliated Civilians One INGO national male staff was attacked and injured while walking his dog with his partner. Reports indicate he was robbed, but the civilian perpetrators also used homophobic language during the attack. Yes Focal Point
1928 Jan 27 2014 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 16.247142 -0.005494 Police or paramilitary Security Forces A national staff member was shot and killed by security forces who were engaging the crowd with small arms fire at a demonstration. His role in the demonstration is unknown since he lived in the vicinity. Yes Focal Point
1390 Jan 27 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.542694 69.165394 Unknown Unknown An international INGO staffer was kidnapped as the unmarked vehicle he was riding in was ambushed by four armed men. UPDATE: The NGO employee has been released from captivity in good health. Yes Official Report
863 Jun 27 2009 BD Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Mob violence Unknown 24.12739425 90.42263438 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff raped and killed by gang in implied religious hate crime (Muslim v. Hindu). Archived Archived
1937 Nov 27 2014 PH Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 11.45 123.15 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member of an INGO was assasinated on his way home from work by a gunman who shot him five times and drove away with his accomplice on a motorcycle. The incident was most likely the result of a personal grievance. Yes Focal Point
1672 Mar 27 2014 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -1.233105 36.797793 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was shot in the leg by five armed robbers who broke into his personal residence and stole valuables; he was hospitalized and is in stable condition. The robbers also killed one security guard. Yes Official Report
2473 Jul 27 2017 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.164486 43.864934 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) During a complex attack in Amiriyat la-Fallujah by ISIS fighters, a BBIED denoted inside a police station. A UN agency contracted truck driver, who was parked in front of the organization's warehouse, which is in the vicinity of the police station, was shot in the leg when police started firing. Yes Focal Point
3241 Jul 27 2020 ML Mali 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.756984 -4.221508 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff members were kidnapped after their boat travelling on the river between Mopti and Timbuktu carrying food was ambushed by unknown armed men. They were released 3 days later. Yes Focal Point
874 Jul 27 2009 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 1.79767 44.90755 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 4 NGO national staff beheaded by al-Shabab militants, allegedly for being Christian. Archived Archived
3243 Aug 27 2020 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 5.8358 9.8553 Unknown Unknown Four NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown perpetrators while distributing food in Akulabei village of Batibo. They were released after 2 days.  Yes Focal Point
1947 Jan 27 2014 PK Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.200114 72.050801 Unaffiliated Not applicable A UN national staff member was shot multiple times by three people in the leg and hand. The incident occured not far from the staffer's home while he was on his way to work. According to a police investigation, this incident was the result of a private dispute. Yes Focal Point
1149 Aug 27 2011 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 3.325005 42.2205319 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One female national staff of an NGO was kidnapped and also shot by Al Shabab militants. Pending Archived
2754 Jul 27 2019 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 Road 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two paramedics and one ambulance driver were killed when a targeted airstrike destroyed their ambulance as it drove through the Hama countryside to Kafr Zita. The INGO supported ambulance was travelling to Kafr Zita to assist victims of an airstrike that hit the town at 2:00pmLT. Yes Media
618 Jun 27 2008 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown One UN international (Ugandan) staff truck driver ambushed and killed after delivering food supplies to the agency's warehouse in Juba. Assistant escaped after steering the truck to a stop 300 metres from the site of the attack. Yes Focal Point
891 Nov 27 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 36.5805455 69.8615753 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC worker in Takhar province of northern Afghanistan shot and killed outside mosque. Archived Media
631 Jul 27 2008 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.4085 42.9771 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff severely wounded Sunday in the southern town of Dinsor by unknown gunmen. Victim's car was stopped on the way between Dinsor and Baidoa, and he was shot several times and left for dead. The gunmen also fled with the victim's car. Archived Archived
3264 Oct 27 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.55 31.65 Unaffiliated Civilians One national male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured by civilians on the road in Malakal. Yes Focal Point
3032 Jun 27 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 6.2125 31.560833 Unknown Unknown One UN agency contracted truck driver sustained three gunshot wounds when his truck was ambushed by unknown armed men in Bor. The truck was damaged and the driver was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
1435 May 27 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Public location 36.142298 65.35696 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO staff member, who also served as headmaster of a local boys' school, was killed by an armed opposition group near his home after arranging a meeting with the group. There are indications this killling was not related to his affiliation with an INGO. Yes Official Report
2240 Mar 27 2017 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 Project site 35.902611 38.523472 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A Red Crescent volunteer was killed, reportedly during an airstrike, while at a project site in the al-Tabaqa area of Raqqa. Yes Focal Point
2242 Apr 27 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national staff members of an international organization were killed as a result of an aerial attack on Al Ouds hospital in Aleppo by state-led coalition forces. Yes Focal Point
2781 Sep 27 2019 ML Mali 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.294713 -1.559076 Unknown Unknown Three national INGO personnel, two staff and a driver, were kidnapped along with their vehicle. Unknown armed assailants riding motorcycles ambushed the INGO vehicle near Wally village, 20 km east of Hombori town, Douentza cercle. Further information is not available at this time. Yes Official Report
1983 Jun 27 2015 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.769207 20.67215 Unknown Unknown Armed men fired upon three INGO staff members that were traveling via motorcycles on the Ippy-Bambari road. One of the staff members was seriously injured and was taken to Bangui hospital. The armed men stole the INGO worker's bag and fled. Yes Official Report
2786 Oct 27 2019 SS South Sudan 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 3.685336 30.775124 Non-state armed group: Subnational National Salvation Front Three volunteers, two male and one female, were killed in a crossfire incident during clashes between armed groups in Morobo County. The volunteers were working in Ebola screening points, tracking the spread of the disease. Two volunteers were also injured and one of them is recovering from gunshot wounds. A female volunteer was abducted during the attack. Later media reports indicate she died from her injuries. Yes Official Report
3048 Jan 27 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Ambush Road 35.733333 36.7 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national NGO staff member was killed and two others wounded after their vehicle was hit by a Syrian regime missle in Moataf village in the Idlib countryside.  Yes Official Report
653 Nov 27 2008 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 8.4594924 81.2309621 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in Batticalao District. Archived Archived
1184 Nov 27 2011 BI Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Public location -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown An international staffer of a medical INGO was kidnapped and killed when he responded to a disturbance at the neighboring religious mission. A Croatian nun was also killed in the incident, and another escaped with minor wounds. Authorities determined the motive was most likely robbery. Yes Official Report
3056 Feb 27 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.6 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two male NGO staff members returning from inspecting a bombing site in northwest Ariha, Kafr Najd suburb, were wounded and their van damaged from regime shelling.  Yes Official Report
1740 Jul 27 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 35.995534 37.000089 Unknown Unknown One UN driver was the victim of an armed robbery and was shot in the back twice by unidentified armed men. He was hospitalized and is in stable condition. Yes Focal Point
2814 Nov 27 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Four male NGO staff members were injured after being hit with a regime cluster bomb, while attempting to assist civilians in Bakfla village after being hit with shelling. Yes Media
2279 Apr 27 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 4.94187 23.65574 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) The remains of an NGO aid worker were discovered in Selim. He had been abducted by gunmen with suspected associations to the LRA while travelling on a motorbike between Selim and Rafai. Yes Official Report
1215 Oct 27 2008 LK Sri Lanka 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Ambush Unknown 8.4594924 81.2309621 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff in Sri Lanka was injured during a hand grenade attack at a police checkpoint in Batticaloa. Yes Focal Point
2819 Aug 27 2019 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 Unknown 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer was injured after regime air strikes struck his town of Kafr Awed, Idlib. The raid also killed 3 and injured 12 other civilians. Yes Media
1755 Oct 27 2013 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.713542 25.617136 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted employees (driver and assistant) were abducted by an unknown armed group (suspected to be rebel elements) and the contents of the truck were stolen. The truck was traveing in a convoy escorted by the Popular Defence Forces. The driver and the assistant were eventually released on 20 November 2013. Yes Focal Point
2825 Dec 27 2019 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.104123 29.094035 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown One UN international staff member was kidnapped along with 2 other private security guards (not counted here) in Baraka, South Kivu. Media reports indicate the armed perpetrators, part of a South Kivu militia, requested ransom for their release. All three individuals were released on December 30, 2019. Yes ACLED
2291 Feb 27 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 33.8 69.083333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Seven contracted staff from a UN partner agency were abducted in Altamur, Logar province from their work site. All of them were released within a few days after facilitated negotiations by the local shura. Yes Focal Point
1498 Mar 27 2012 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home 4.1671179 9.2427429 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was injured by armed robbers in his private home. Yes Focal Point
701 Aug 27 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Host state Sudanese Armed Forces One INGO national staff (locally trained nurse) was killed by drunken soldier in dispute over nurse's cattle. The INGO claims the incident was not aid or organization-related. Archived Archived
2575 Jan 27 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Detention Custody 36.202106 37.134258 Unknown Unknown One national male NGO volunteer was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators and shot and killed after being held for one week. Yes Media
3342 Jun 27 2021 ML Mali 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.432946 -4.449935 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was kidnapped travelling 56km NE of Tenekou, Mopti. His whereabouts are unknown.  Pending Official Report
2050 Jan 27 2016 AF Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.829949 31.829949 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A UN implementing partner was attacked by anti-government elements in Nahr Sarraj district near Greshk town. Four team members were killed and one was kidnapped and later released with the aid of the local community leaders. Yes Official Report
2317 Aug 27 2017 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 24.814844 67.111745 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two armed attackers forcefully entered the office of a national NGO and killed its founder. The two suspects escaped after the attack. The police believe that the killing may have been as a result of a personal dispute and not to do with the man's status as an aid worker. Yes Official Report
2856 Sep 27 2019 CM Cameroon 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 6.0054338 10.2628167 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 4 male INGO national staff members were ambushed when their truck full of food supplies broke down in Bambili, Mezam Division, North West Region. Focal Point reports indicate non-state armed actors kidnapped the 4 staff members, demanded ransom to the INGO, and held them for 3 days. Yes Focal Point
3097 Oct 27 2020 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 2.033333 45.333333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two NGO staff members were reportedly killed after a vehicle-borne IED exploded in the capital Mogadishu. Media reports indicate a polio vaccination campaign group consisting of health workers, humanitarian staff, and government officials was attacked by Al Shabaab militants. The militants first attacked with guns shooting and killing an official and a health worker, before fleeing and triggering the VBIED. Yes Media
994 Jul 27 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.3508273 62.2164003 Unknown Unknown 2 national NGO workers kidnapped and released the following day after intervention by elders. Motive unclear Yes Official Report
2860 Jan 27 2019 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.640183 29.178362 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was kidnapped by a suspected criminal group on the road between Goma and Sake. The staff member was among 6 other passengers travelling in private vehicles when they were ambushed near the forest. After the kidnappers made contact with the staff members wife and requested ransom, he was released the following afternoon. Yes Focal Point
456 Jul 27 2006 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Aid recipient Not applicable 1 INGO national staff driver beaten to death and 1 national staff injured in Dereig IDP camp in West Darfur, 27 July. Org says the team "was caught up in civil unrest while collecting seedlings, as part of a tree planting programme ... [and] was attacked..." Archived Archived
1006 Sep 27 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.13068 68.70829 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff (driver) of an INGO wounded and 3 others abducted while in a convoy of INGO vehicles. The 3 abducted staff were released on Sept 30. Yes Official Report
1267 Nov 27 2011 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 12.9096 23.47406 Unknown Unknown A nurse working for an INGO was knocked off his motorcycle and beatne. He suffered fractured ribs and a concussion. Yes Focal Point
468 Aug 27 2006 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot twice in the head in a grocery store in Goma while wearing a t-shirt with the INGO's logo. Archived Archived
1271 Nov 27 2009 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 0.4938268 29.46518612 Unknown Unknown 1 LNGO staff (driver) shot dead in Beni around midnight on 27 November Archived Archived
2614 Mar 27 2019 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.413847 35.110296 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male national INGO volunteer was reportedly shot and killed by Israeli forces during a clash at the Dheisha refugee camp south of Bethlehem in the West Bank. Reports outline the volunteer paramedic was working within the camp, when others in the area throwing rocks prompted a response from Israeli soldiers. Yes Media
2876 Nov 27 2019 MM Myanmar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 20.483333 92.75 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was physically assaulted for unknown reasons in a public location by an angry construction worker in the Rathedaung area. Yes Focal Point
472 Aug 27 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 35 63.75 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff guards found dead after two armed men climbed over the wall into an INGO office compound in Badghis Province, Bala Murghab District, Aug 27. Reportedly the perpetrators damaged (did not steal) office equipment, and broke the windows. Archived Archived
3371 Jul 27 2021 MM Myanmar 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 22.316667 96.8 Non-state armed group: National People's Militia Force One NGO health worker was assaulted by a People's Militia Force perpetrator with a rifle butt. Reports indicate the aid worker was providing COVID-19 assistance.  Pending ACLED
2347 Jan 27 2018 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Staff member Security guard A UN agency staff member was shot dead in Mogadishu within the agency's compound. A security guard that had previously been fired and then reinstated to his post allegedly shot the employee. The motive for the attack appears to be in relation to that human resources incident. Yes Media
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
2885 Apr 26 2019 NE Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 13.2143917 12.0289902 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO watchman was injured when his INGO base was attacked by unknown perpetrators in Maine Soroa, Diffa. Reports indicate 3 months after this incident, due to escalating violence, the INGO was forced to shut down all programming in the area. Yes Focal Point
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
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
3140 Nov 26 2020 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 13.575 39.0875 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was reportedly killed in the Hitsats Refugee Camp. (date is not exact) Yes Official Report
1041 Feb 26 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Public location 34.5197058 69.1624302 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 1 INGO national staff member was critically injured when suspected members of armed opposition groups launched an attack on the Noor Guest House, Park Residence Guest House and Safi Landmark Hotel in Kabul Yes Focal Point
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
777 Aug 26 2008 ID Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted for what the INGO deemed a 'likely scam". Yes Focal Point
1846 Nov 26 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.117687 43.644197 Host State Somali Armed Forces An INGO security guard was shot and wounded by a member of the Somali National Government forces. The attack appears to be related to a dispute over INGO employment. Yes Official Report
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
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
2405 Apr 26 2018 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO community-based volunteer, working in Gandor clinic in Southern Lietch, was killed by gunfire in Nyandong. Further details are not available but this incident has been verified. Yes Official Report
2406 Apr 26 2018 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was killed returning to the NGO clinic in Padeah after having to evacuate the town earlier in the day due to armed conflict between SPLA and armed opposition groups. He was shot on his way back to the village to check on the facility. It is not known who shot him. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
2696 May 26 2018 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 7.216667 48.85 Aid recipient Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded by an aid recipient at a project site. Reports indicate the perpetrator was upset with being missed during an aid distribution. 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
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
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
2440 Dec 26 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Project site 9.231487 29.800503 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A group of internally displaced persons (IDPs) reportedly attacked a male national truck driver that was driving aid supplies into Bentiu POC camp. He was assaulted with spears in the buffer zone for unknown reasons. It should be noted that it is unclear whether the driver was contracted by a UN agency or an INGO (noted in the ASWD database as an INGO contractor with the information currently made available). He was referred to an INGO for treatment for the wounds that he sustained. Yes Official Report
1111 May 26 2009 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown One INGO local staff was ambushed and shot by unknown armed persons while he was traveling on motorcycle. The staff member sustained gunshot wounds on his lower abdomen and was found by passerby, however he died shortly after. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
1654 Feb 26 2014 ML Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 18.434638 1.416614 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO staff were injured when their vehicle drove over an improvised explosive device (IED) on the road. Both have been hospitalized but are in stable condition. Yes Official Report
588 Dec 26 2007 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.2784798 49.1799522 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (1 Spanish, 1 Argentine) staff (a doctor and nurse) kidnapped and freed, Jan 2. The police captured two of the kidnappers after a heavy exchange of gunfire. The abduction in Bosasso port came two days after gunmen in Puntland released a French journalist whom they kidnapped and held for eight days demanding $80,000 in ransom. Archived Archived
2195 Sep 26 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 Home 4.862715 31.508446 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of a UN agency was physically assaulted at his residence in the Gudele area by unknown persons. The motive for the attack is unknown. One of the attackers has been apprehended and handed over to the police. The staff member sustained some injuries and was treated at a clinic. Yes Official Report
593 Jan 26 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (American) staff and 1 INGO national staff driver kidnapped in Kandahar. Assumed killed. No group has claimed responsibility for the abductions, and the Taliban insurgents behind many of the recent year's kidnappings have denied involvement. Yes Archived
3229 Feb 26 2020 PE Peru 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home -6.483333 -76.366667 Unknown Unknown One UN agency male national was seriously injured in Tarapoto after an unknown perpetrator entered through a window and attempted to rape the staff member's girlfriend.  Yes Focal Point
1665 Mar 26 2014 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.102489 66.920229 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three UN-contracted deminers, while traveling in a private vehicle, were abducted at gunpoint by anti-government elements. UPDATE: All three were freed unharmed on 31 March in Shinkay District. Yes Official Report
2745 Jul 26 2019 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.216667 -0.3 Criminal Unknown An INGO vehicle travelling between Ansongo and Tessit, 25 km north of Tessit village, was ambushed by unknown armed men. The criminals stole the INGO rented SUV, robbed the passengers, and abducted the INGO driver. The driver was released the following day. Yes Official Report
2746 Jul 26 2019 SS South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Community members During a reported marital dispute between different age groups of the community in Likuangloe, Pibor, Jonglei state, the violence escalated around 18h45. Two off duty national INGO staff members were wounded and one killed during the community violence. Yes Official Report
1406 Mar 26 2013 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 15.337484 44.184304 Unknown Unknown An international ICRC worker was shot and slightly wounded in a kidnap attempt while driving in a car with her husband. Yes Media
1148 Aug 26 2011 NG Nigeria 46 0 0 0 0 0 9 37 0 46 0 0 0 0 46 8 0 38 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 10 8 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Nine national UN staff (those included within the parameters of AWSD) were among those killed by an attack by a suicide bomber on the UN House in Abuja. Around 37 UN staff (that met the parameters of the AWSD) were among those injured; they are presumed here to be all national staff. Boko Haram took responsiblity for the attack. Pending Media
3255 Jan 26 2020 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 32.887222 13.191389 Unaffiliated Civilians One male national INGO staff member was injured after being assaulted by another civilian at the INGO office in Tripoli.  Yes Focal Point
890 Nov 26 2009 PH Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 5.8506231 120.0284035 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and later died. Archived Media
628 Jul 26 2008 TD Chad 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international staff shot twice by uniformed men in Abeche, Saturday night, 26 July, at 8:20pm. In a two car convoy entering the compound, the ICRC's staff received impact of bullets in the abdomen- was seriously injured and evacuated in Switzerland for further medical care. A laptop has been stolen during the attack. ICRC says that it is an act of banditry, a carjacking that could have been deadly. The staff has been relocated in Abeche and ICRC is not suspending humanitarian activities but will seriously think about the impact of this attack. Archived Archived
1698 Apr 26 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Raid Project site 7.099979 16.933402 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Three INGO staff members were killed by armed ex-Seleka members during a meeting with community leaders to discuss medical care and access. The ex-Seleka proceeded to rob the office. Fifteen other individuals, all local chiefs, were killed as well. Yes Official Report
637 Aug 26 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.430247 70.448678 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff agriculture specialist kidnapped at gunpoint with his driver (not included) in eastern Afghanistan near the city of Jalalabad on Tuesday, and a spokesman for the Taliban has claimed the group was involved. It said the driver was released soon afterward. The Foreign Ministry said victim was the first Japanese to be kidnapped in Afghanistan. The victims body was later found and had been riddled with bullets. Archived Media
2504 Jun 26 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 32.834404 36.344392 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national volunteer was killed during an aerial bombing attack in Busra al Harir, Daraa. He was conducting a search and rescue mission after earlier bombardment impacted the area. Yes Media
2780 Sep 26 2019 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 7.02667 29.24611 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member from a local NGO was robbed and assaulted while on-route from Abiriu to Cuibet. He was travelling on a motorbike when two armed men stopped him and tried to rob him at gunpoint. When the attempt was unsuccessful, the robbers proceeded to beat him and then fled from the scene. The NGO aid worker was admitted to the hospital for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2246 Jul 26 2016 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A vehicle-borne IED detonated close to a UN compound as a convoy was passing. One national UN staff member was walking near the explosion and was killed instantly as a result of the explosion. Yes Focal Point
913 Mar 26 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 2 0 2 Shooting Individual attack Project site 33.33951 69.92041 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed, 2 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO international (German) staff injured when a gunman attacked a group of aid workers inspecting a high school under renovation in eastern Afghanistan. 3 Afghan police also injured (not included). Pending Media
654 Nov 26 2008 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 34.405904 70.359338 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contract worker in Surkh Rod district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan, was shot dead in front of elders at a meeting on 26 November of the local shura at Lower Sheikh Mesri, a temporary settlement for returnees. The murderer has not been identified and reasons for the attack remain unclear. The victim was active on women's causes. Archived Archived
2791 Oct 26 2019 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.937858 23.810462 Non-state armed group: National Unite pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC) 4 national NGO staff members were reportedly abducted by perpetrators from the non-state armed group Unite pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC). The NGO team was transporting medical supplies from Bangassou to Djema, when they were ambushed near Barawa-Dembia, 165 km northwest of Rafai. The armed perpetrators also looted and burned the NGO vehicles. Yes Official Report
924 Feb 26 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed- no additional details provided. Yes Focal Point
1460 Jun 26 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 34.340489 62.199587 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of an NGO was hospitalized after two men, armed with a knife and sticks, attacked while he was on his motorbike, en route to work in Herat City. This incident is not related to the staff member’s employment with an NGO. Yes Official Report
1462 Apr 26 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 33.5130695 36.3095814 Unknown Unknown A national staff was shot and killed while traveling in a car at night by unknown assailants. Yes Focal Point
1463 Sep 26 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 29.800043 66.8500394 Unknown Unknown One national staff member was injured when shot while traveling with a colleague to Quetta. Yes Official Report
2799 Nov 26 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.25436 29.79739 Unaffiliated Family member One NGO and one INGO staff members were stabbed at 18:00 by a relative in a reported family dispute in the Bentiu PoC site. Official reports indicate there was a dowry dispute, and both staff members are receiving medical attention and in stable condition. Yes Official Report
400 Oct 26 2005 UG Uganda 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 2 INGO national staff killed, 2 national staff wounded (victims from two INGOs) in ambushes by LRA rebels, Oct 26. Archived Archived
401 Oct 26 2005 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Home 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff assaulted and wounded by military men outside victim's residence, Oct 26. Archived Archived
1202 Jan 26 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national NGO staffer was kidnapped from his vehicle while driving from Kandahar to Panjawayi District. The kidnappers identified themselves as opposition forces and asked questions about staffers employment and called his recent contacts from his cell phone. No further reports. Yes Official Report
940 Sep 26 2009 PK Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 34.41722 71.17917 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured when physically assaulted. Yes Focal Point
947 Jul 26 2009 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -1.256975 36.803277 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured when physically assaulted by unknown assailants while traveling home. Yes Focal Point
2017 Sep 26 2015 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 4.394673 18.55819 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was fleeing shooting in Bangui when he was shot himself. He later died as a result of his injuries. Yes Official Report
2551 Dec 26 2018 PK Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 30.221951 67.023048 Unknown Unknown One female NGO employee working on a Polio program was shot and killed by unknown perpetrators. Yes Official Report
955 Feb 26 2010 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff injured during a VBIED explosion. Yes Focal Point
3072 Aug 26 2020 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road 36.352222 43.379722 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN humanitarian agency female staff member was wounded when the vehicle, travelling near Bartilla, hit a roadside IED.  Yes Official Report
2301 Jun 26 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 4.73357 22.827648 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka One male Red Cross volunteer was killed in Bangassou by an armed group while he was in the organization's compound in an area that is a base for an anti-Balaka affiliated group. There is no further information about this attack. Yes Official Report
2570 Jan 26 2019 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.44038 70.441856 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national staff was injured when a magnetic IED, attached to a UN implementing partner vehicle responsible for mine clearance, detonated, also killing a dependent of the staff member (not counted here) in the vehicle. Yes Official Report
715 Nov 26 2008 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.11667 45.4 Host state Transitional Federal Government forces (TFG) 1 INGO national staff was reportedly shot and killed by TFG soldiers. Archived Archived
2067 Feb 26 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 9.243601 29.796982 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A convoy of UN trucks was travelling north of Bentiu Camp after delivering goods and were attacked by armed assailants. One of trucks was fired upon when trying to escape and the assistant driver was killed as a result. Yes Official Report
2608 Mar 26 2019 YE Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 17.033027 44.107973 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One health worker and one guard at the INGO supported Ritaf rural hospital were killed during an airstrike on March 26, 2019. An explosion occurred when a missile reportedly struck the gas station near the entrance to hospital, approximately 60 miles from the city of Saada in northwest Yemen, at 9:30am. Seven people died in the blast including four children and the two staff members (only staff counted here). Yes Official Report
471 Aug 26 2006 SD Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff watchman at a food depot in Graida, Darfur, was shot and later robbed of his money, Aug 26. Archived Archived
2343 Dec 26 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A male volunteer was killed on December 26th in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib governorate, at the organization's center during an airstrike. Yes Media
1015 Oct 26 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.1605257 64.9201949 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An armed opposition group hijacked an NGO vehicle while staff were on their way back from a project and abducted 3 staff members. A few hours later, the group released unharmed one of the NGO staff who was from local area. The remaining 2 individuals (an engineer and a driver) were taken by the group; the next day, one of the abducted NGO staff managed to escape; the armed groups attempted to take him back but the community interfered (there are reports that a brief fire fight ensued between the AOG and the locals). Three days later, on 30 October, due to the negotiation and support of local elders the last NGO staff was released unharmed. (Note: only 1 individual was confirmed as abducted for more than 24 hrs.) There are indications that the motive for this hijacking and abduction was financial. 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
2623 Jun 25 2018 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.5 41.88333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male staff member of an INGO was killed when the public transport bus he was riding on was shot at by armed attackers. A total of 26 people were on the bus, of which 3 were killed and others wounded. Yes Focal Point
757 Feb 25 2008 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.828 79.93195613 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted by unknown men; released 2 days later in Colombo. Yes Focal Point
2093 May 25 2016 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.527988 31.668235 Unknown Unknown Two INGO contractors were physically assaulted by six unidentified persons during an attempted robbery. The victims sustained injuries were referred to an NGO clinic in order to receive medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2101 May 25 2016 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.594896 29.09727 Unknown Unknown Four INGO staff members were ambushed by armed men in Timbo-Timbo, North Kivu while travelling in two separate vehicles. Two of the ambushed staff members managed to escape. Two remaining staff members were released on the sixth day and did not suffer maltreatment. Yes Official Report
766 Nov 25 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff shot during armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
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
1564 Aug 25 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.204333 61.607134 Unknown Unknown Five national staff members of an INGO were kidnapped while traveling in a taxi returning to their field office. All five were later killed. This was not a targeted incident. Yes Official Report
2103 Jun 25 2016 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Ambush Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One INGO staff member was killed as a result of a Al Shaabab attack on the Naso Hablod hotel in Mogadishu. The staff member was standing across the street when the initial blast from the VBIED occurred at the entrance to the hotel. He died as a result of his injuries as did 14 other people. Twenty-five civilians were also injured in the attack. Yes Media
1831 Sep 25 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Project site 4.368349 18.55663 Unknown Unknown Seven INGO staff members were wounded by the explosion of a grenade, which detonated while they were cleaning a ditch. Yes Official Report
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
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
2907 Dec 25 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4377785 69.0277405 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO contracted truck carrying blankets to the Urgon and Barmal Districts in Paktia was kidnapped by unknown non government actors in the early hours of December 25 near Hazarkhil village, Sarkai area. After intervention of the INGO and elders in the area, the truck and driver were released unharmed the afternoon of the following day. Yes Focal Point
775 Jun 25 2008 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after shooting. Motive deemed as 'theft'. Yes Focal Point
3145 Jan 25 2021 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.525528 32.061528 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was reportedly shot and injured after being caught in crossfire while travelling from Banyjur in Paltruk Payam towards Lankien.  Pending Official Report
3146 Jan 25 2021 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Youths One INGO staff member assaulted, robbed, and injured by youths while walking in Hai Ngarwalem in Pibor town. The injuries were treated locally.  Pending Official Report
1843 May 25 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.021074 45.288353 Host State Somali Armed Forces One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces. Yes Official Report
1848 Oct 25 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.840985 31.614001 Unknown Unknown One INGO international staff member was injured when two individuals on a boda boda stole her purse. The staff member was hospitalized but released soon thereafter. Yes Official Report
2921 Feb 25 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 6.78124 29.60896 Unaffiliated Community members One male INGO clinic medical clerk was killed by a group of community members from the Pakam community, a sub-set of the Dinka Agar in a suspected revenge killing. The armed raid occurred at the INGO project site in Malek and in addition to the killing, the drug store and food items were destroyed. 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
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
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
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
2670 Jan 25 2018 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Youths One male national INGO staff member was wounded when shot in the abdomen on a road in Lekuangole, Pibor district, Jonglei State. The staff member reportedly saw an 8 year old child playing with a rifle, attempted to take it away, and was shot by the child. It is unknown whether or not the weapons discharge was intentional. Yes Focal Point
2404 Apr 25 2018 SS South Sudan 3 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 2 0 8 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.095271 30.677505 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Ten aid workers were abducted from a mixed-agency convoy that was travelling just outside Yei town in Central Equatorial. They were on their way to Tore to conduct a humanitarian needs assessment. Three of the aid workers are from two different UN agencies, one from a national NGO and six from three different INGOs. The team was reportedly being held in Minyori by an armed group. All ten aid workers were detained for more than five days before being released on April 30th. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2432 Jun 25 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male aid worker was wounded in a VBIED attack that occurred in a public location in Idlib, Syria. He was not the intended target of the attack but was wounded as a result. Yes Focal Point
2967 May 25 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.413557 18.25028 Non-state armed group: Subnational Fulanis tribe 6 INGO national staff members, 3 women and 3 men, were reportedly kidnapped by suspected armed Fulanis tribesmen in Bokita village 3km north of Batangafo. The group were ambushed while returning from a cash work activity on the Kabo axis. MINUSCA contacted the assumed tribe leader and one female INGO staff member was released (not counted here). The rest are still being held, and all humanitarian activities in the area have been temporarily suspended. The following day the 5 staff were moved to the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique/ Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de la Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC) base in Batangafo where negotiations for their release continue. All staff were released on May 31 following negotiations by local authorities between anti-Balaka and the Fulani community. Yes Official Report
2706 Feb 25 2018 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Project site 3.767564 34.728647 Police or paramilitary Administration Police (AP) One male national INGO staff member sustained a fractured leg after reportedly being assaulted by the Administration Police of the Kalobeyei Settlement area at 11:30pm LT. Yes Focal Point
570 Sep 25 2007 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 30.4952367 47.8090981 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff of UN agency partner organization staff kidnapped and killed by armed militia members on Tuesday. The victim's body and that of a friend (not included here) were later located at a morgue. Initial reports indicate that the murder was an act of militia retaliation against sectarian minorities in southern Iraq, and not deliberate targeting of humanitarian workers. Archived Archived
2443 Apr 25 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 6.876992 31.306979 Police or paramilitary Security Forces One INGO male aid worker was seriously assaulted in detention by security services in Maban. He was released shortly thereafter. Yes Official Report
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
2982 Mar 25 2019 BO Bolivia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 17.8 -63.183333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male guard was injured after being hit in the head with a shovel by 4 unknown perpetrators who raided the office in Gutierrez. The intruders stole motorcycles, cellphones and laptops. Yes Focal Point
2720 Jun 25 2019 CF Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Non-state armed group: Subnational Anti-Balaka Three INGO staff members were assaulted and injured after anti-Balaka armed actors broke into their home. During the armed incursion, the staff were robbed of their mobile phones, cash, and other items. The staff members received medical treatment at a local hospital, and the perpetrators were handed over to MINUSCA by a local anti-Balaka leader. Yes Official Report
1921 Oct 25 2014 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.17425 32.106467 Unknown Unknown A staff member was shot and killed during a armed robbery. The staffer and a the driver were on their way from Mbarara town in South Western Uganda to Kampala. They were intercepted by the robbers in Kyabagaza Village in Butambala District where a verbal altercation occurred between the individuals and resulted in the staff member being shot. The vehicle and the driver were taken to a romote location and stripped of his belongings. Yes Focal Point
596 Feb 25 2008 PK Pakistan 0 13 0 0 0 0 5 7 1 13 0 0 0 0 13 1 0 12 Shooting Raid Office/compound 34.6013314 73.3794724 Unknown Unknown 5 INGO national staff killed 7 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO staff missing when the office of the INGO was attacked by a group of six to twelve men carrying guns and grenades. The men entered the office in Mansehra, North West Frontier Province, before opening fire indiscriminately and then setting off three explosive devices. The office building has burned to the ground. The INGO was given no specific warning of a threat to its staff or offices at this time. The motive for the attack is still unknown. Archived Archived
3232 Oct 25 2020 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 33.038056 40.284444 Unknown Unknown One UN contractor was kidnapped from a construction site by unknown perpetrators. He was killed on or around November 5, 2020. Yes Focal Point
3238 Feb 25 2020 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Road 18.533333 -72.333333 Criminal Unknown One female international UN staff member was kidnapped in Port au Prince and held for 2 days.  Yes Focal Point
1676 Nov 25 2013 PH Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 10.291469 123.966694 Staff member Not applicable One INGO truck driver and his assistant began arguing for some unknown reason, and the conflict escalated to the assistant stabbing the truck driver outside of the INGO warehouse. The driver was hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
3245 Sep 25 2020 YE Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 25.292 51.424 Non-state armed group: Unknown Unknown One NGO labourer was killed when a perpetrator drove a vehicle over people sleeping beside a truck in the Al Rayyan area.  Yes Focal Point
2489 Nov 25 2017 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.919256 2.39243 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was brutally assaulted at the organization's compound in Menaka, Mali. Items were stolen after the attack. The staff member had to be medically evacuated for treatment and then travel outside of the country for additional medical support. Yes Focal Point
889 Nov 25 2009 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Public location 15.9167 2.4 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 1 INGO International staff kidnapped from hotel by al-Qaeda group looking to exchange for release of 4 prisoners. Released in Feb 2010. Archived Media
1959 Apr 25 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.366667 18.583333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO aid worker was assaulted in Bangui while on his way home after work. He later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
1160 May 25 2011 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Road 9.1060108 26.8461846 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One national INGO staff was badly beaten and treated for head injuries when four INGO staff were stopped by SPLA at a checkpoint. The staff members were brought to the military barracks and one was badly beaten. Yes Official Report
2230 Jan 25 2017 SO Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.03596 45.327206 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN staff members were injured during a complex attack by Al-Shabaab on Hotel Dayah, which was popular with government officials and politicians. A car with explosives was first used to breach the gate of the hotel, followed by a raid on the hotel and then a secondary blast. Reportedly, 28 people died in the attack and 43 were wounded. Yes Media
3265 Jul 25 2020 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 13.45 22.45 Unknown Unknown One INGO national male staff member was shot and killed in El Geneina. Yes Focal Point
2236 Mar 25 2017 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 6 6 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.144193 31.818123 Unknown Unknown Six aid workers (3 South Sudanese and 3 Kenyan nationals) were shot and killed in an ambush while they were traveling on the Juba-Pibor road at Magri (south of Mangalla) on March 25th. This includes the driver. The circumstances leading to the attack are currently under investigation and the perpetrators are unknown. The government and the SPLA-IO are blaming one another for the attack. Yes Official Report
2502 Jun 25 2018 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 Public location 32.751027 36.301039 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male volunteer was killed while conducting rescue operations after an artillery shelling took place on Alhrak city. Another bombing took place while the rescue operations were underway. Yes Media
1434 May 25 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.949373 68.516697 Unknown Unknown Two staff members of a demining NGO were kidnapped at an illegal checkpoint on the Kabul-Bamyan highway. Yes Official Report
1971 Oct 25 2014 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.786372 47.433257 Non-state armed group: Subnational Dir Clan A gunman from Dir clan shot and killed a local NGO staff from Majerteen/Biciid yahan sub-clan in Galkacyo in the morning of 25/10. The killing is reportedly linked with verification of IDP registrations. Yes Official Report
640 Sep 25 2008 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Project site 1.91667 30.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff cash-for-work worker killed, and 1 INGO national staff wounded. The personnel were attacked by an armed group while repairing a road along the Bunia-Iga-Nioka highway, in the territory of Djugu, 15 September. The attackers also took US$10,000, according to local authorities. Archived Archived
1173 Oct 25 2011 SO Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.76972 47.43083 Unknown Unknown Two international staffers and their Somali driver were kidnapped by unknown assailants near Galkayo town. Al-Shabab has denied involvement. UPDATE: The two international staffers were rescued about three months later by a team of U.S. special forces. Yes Official Report
3277 Apr 25 2021 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 7.810579 31.331563 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member travelling with his family in a commercial minibus along the Waat-Bor road, was kidnapped and killed when the vehicle was ambushed by unknown perpetrators.  Pending Official Report
2247 Oct 25 2016 NE Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 13.511596 2.125385 Unknown Unknown A national INGO staff member was beaten by an iron bar and robbed of his money at Libert Yes Focal Point
915 Aug 25 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 31.610269 65.701536 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff killed at home during a shelling Yes Focal Point
1445 May 25 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 0.351096 40.872108 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One Kenyan Red Cross official was killed during clashes between Al Shabaab and the Administrative Police. Yes Official Report
2519 Aug 25 2018 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 5.10223 20.41207 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two national staff members were reportedly killed during clashes between anti-Balaka elements and Rassemblement Patriotique pour le Renouveau de Centrafrique (RPRC) combatants in Bournou. Eleven other people were injured in the incident. It is currently unknown whether any of the injured are aid workers. Yes Official Report
2261 Aug 25 2016 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO aid workers jumped from the second floor of their hotel to get away from an Al-Shaabab attack on a restaurant that was in close proximity to the hotel. One of the aid workers hurt his shoulder in the escape and had to be admitted to the hospital and then was transferred after they were both evacuated to Nairobi. Yes Focal Point
2263 Jan 25 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 36.116389 36.514722 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member travelling from a warehouse in Kafr Takharim to the office hit an IED which detonated. The driver only received minor injuries, but the aid worker was brought in critical condition to Kafr Takharim hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
666 Oct 25 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.55391 68.42096 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (Banglasdeshi) staff kidnapped and 1 national staff wounded by unidentified gunmen Thursday. The two international staff were taken from their office in Moi Mobarok in the provincial capital. Yes Official Report
2532 Oct 25 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 36.603113 69.104049 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable The body of one INGO staff member was found in Khanabad District not far from where he was abducted from by anti-government elements on October 25th. Yes Official Report
399 Oct 25 2005 UG Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Road 1.5333554 32.2166578 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 2 INGO national staff wounded in ambush by LRA rebels, Oct 25. Archived Archived
1201 Jan 25 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown The head of the Idlib branch of the Syrian Red Crescent was shot and killed in his vehicle returning from meetings in Damascus. Yes Focal Point
2805 Oct 25 2019 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.563704 34.529523 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male volunteer paramedic with the Palestinian Red Crescent was injured after a reported direct blow of a tear gas canister to his right leg during Friday demonstrations in the North Gaza District. Yes Media
2273 Mar 25 2016 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -3.372884 29.144879 Unknown Unknown One INGO male national employee was shot and killed by criminals in Uvira while performing payroll duties. Yes Media
678 Nov 25 2006 TD Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.525174 20.928701 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when rebels took the town of Biltine and forced the INGO staff member to hand over a car, after which victim was severely beaten. They returned a few days later and took another vehicle from the compound the INGO staff were sheltering in. Archived Archived
3315 May 25 2021 MM Myanmar 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 24.783333 96.366667 Unknown Unknown One male aid worker was shot and killed by unknown gunmen in Sa Paut village, Mohnyin district. Pending ACLED
959 Apr 25 2009 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was injured during a convoy attack. Yes Focal Point
2564 Oct 25 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 9.53082 31.65955 Unknown Unknown One male security guard reportedly sustained injuries that required medical attention after a group of three males assaulted him at the PoC gate in Malakal. A UN contractor was also involved in the assault, but did not sustain injuries (not counted here). Yes Official Report
700 May 25 2007 TD Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15 19 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver and car taken, driver held hostage for a few days before escaping. Assailants fled to Sudan. Archived Archived
433 Apr 25 2006 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot wounds, April 25. Yes Official Report
2845 Feb 25 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.719247 33.580573 Unknown Unknown The driver of an INGO vehicle was ambushed by a group of unknown armed men while travelling on the Kapoeta-Budi Road. The staff sustained a gunshot wound to the leg and was robbed once the vehicle stopped. Yes Official Report
451 Jun 25 2006 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff assaulted and killed by 3 unknown persons while at a market in Rumbek, southern Sudan. Victim was travelling from the UN agency to the airport on official duty. One attacker was arrested; thought to be a personal matter. Archived Archived
3352 Jun 25 2021 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 32 35.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Red Crescent paramedic was injured by the glass from a broken windshield after Israeli Defence Forces shot at the clearly marked ambulance in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  Pending Media
1258 Aug 25 2011 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 5.2003075 45.5255394 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A staff member of a local NGO (a UN implementing partner) was killed an operation by militia forces allied with the Transitional Federal Government in an operation to recover two trucks carrying UN food which had been carjacked by militias of another clan. Yes Focal Point
458 Jul 25 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Individual attack Home 34 69.25 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff in Logar province wounded by an IED at their house. The bomb was rigged to the entry gate. Unclear if targeted for INGO work or if it was personal. Yes Official Report
1799 Jul 25 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.5225 65.251667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members were killed by anti-government elements. Civilians and Afghan government and military personnel were also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
1266 Nov 25 2011 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 28 66 Unknown Unknown A local staff doctor was kidnapped by five armed men from his home. The family was bound and robbed. The doctor was released a few days later Yes Focal Point
1801 Jul 25 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.53902 34.53835 Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestine Red Crescent Society volunteer was killed and three others wounded when their ambulance (clearly marked with the emblem of the Red Crescent society) was targeted in Beit Hanoun. Yes Official Report
1535 Jul 25 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 0.003728 40.368204 Unaffiliated Not applicable An NGO staff member was stabbed to death by his neighbour when an argument between the two turned violent. Yes Official Report
1802 Jul 25 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.304479 34.36039 Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestine Red Crescent Society volunteer was shot and killed. Yes Official Report
1013 Oct 25 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.73605 69.53451 Unknown Unknown An international staff member (Dutch) and driver of an INGO that helps disabled people were abducted when armed men hijacked their vehicle. Both were released on 2 December 2010. Yes Official Report
1014 Oct 25 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.61332 65.71013 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national staff member of a demining NGO was shot and wounded. The same organization had been approached by persons claiming to be AOG several weeks ago and told to cease operations in the area. Yes Official Report
2345 Dec 25 2017 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 35.811564 36.202047 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was killed in Bdama when the area where he was helping to rescue civilians that had been victims of a shell attack was fired upon again. Yes Media
2619 Feb 25 2018 SL Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.95639 11.74 Unknown Unknown A staff member of an INGO was attacked by armed assailants during an armed burglary at his residence. The staff was severely beaten with boards, sticks and other sharp instruments. Yes Focal Point
2348 Jan 25 2018 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.489911 29.012146 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN agency contracted driver was shot on Kuajok-Mayom road. The vehicle was part of a convoy and was reportedly stopped by SPLA soldiers between Ajakuac and Abiemnom. The soldiers demanded a lift and were refused which prompted one of the soldiers to fire his weapon and wound the driver's assistant. The soldier was later arrested and the contractor was taken to a clinic for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
751 Jan 24 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.52813 69.17233 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff engineer kidnapped when traveling from his workplace in Parwan town to his home in Kabul, 24 Jan. The victims vehicle was waved off the road by and approached by a man dressed in army fatigues and bearing weapons. The victim was not mistreated, tortured or threatened in any way. None of his possessions were taken. Released on 27 Jan. Archived Archived
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
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
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
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
1830 Sep 24 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.98051 69.133384 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by anti-government elements at the INGO demining site. Yes Official Report
2104 Jun 24 2016 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location 6.996037 19.185032 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was killed in a hotel in Kaga Bandoro. Yes Official Report
1038 Mar 24 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 national staff of an INGO were kidnapped and held for eight days. Yes Focal Point
779 Sep 24 2008 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Ambush Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff of the local partners killed in ambush. Motive deemed political. Yes Focal Point
1860 Nov 24 2014 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road -1.183699 29.450173 Unknown Unknown One INGO employee was killed an another injured in a carjacking attempt. Yes Official Report
3167 Jan 24 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 36.16 40.46 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national guard was injured when stabbed by an unknown person in the Areesha refugee camp in, Al-Hasakah.  Yes Focal Point
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
2403 Apr 24 2018 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.6372 31.7153 Unknow