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ID Month Sort ascending Day 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
1548 Dec 6 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 Individual attack Project site 26.8234472 18.1236723 Unknown Unknown Male national staffer was severely beaten with metal pipe while at work premises. Yes Focal Point
1549 Dec 14 2012 TD Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.5288319 21.0410733 Unknown Unknown Female national staff was attacked during robbery on the road and received 2 stab wounds. Yes Focal Point
3125 Dec 9 2020 NG Nigeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.774982 12.338431 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One national staff of an INGO was reportedly kidnapped while travelling near Jakana on the Damaturu-Maiduguri road in Borno. His whereabouts are currently unknown. Yes Media
2886 Dec 12 2019 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 3.4698023 31.2483291 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was assaulted and wounded during a raid by unknown perpetrators of their INGO compound in Yumbe, Northern Uganda. Yes Focal Point
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
3127 Dec 13 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.508333 36.869167 Unknown Unknown One NGO male staff member was briefly abducted by unknown gunmen and severely beaten in Afrin city.  Yes Official Report
755 Dec 4 2007 TH Thailand 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.8678652 101.2504538 Unknown Unknown 4 INGO national staff injured and 1 INGO national staff killed when a terrorist bomb exploded at a local shop in Pattani province, December 4 . One national staff and their 9yr son died at the hospital that night, while other staff were injured. Archived Archived
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
3131 Dec 12 2020 UY Uruguay 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -34.883611 -56.181944 Unknown Unknown One UN humanitarian agency staff member was driving her vehicle in the capital Montevideo when stopped at a red light an unknown perpetrator smashed the window, stole the staff member's purse, and injured her hand. The victim required minor surgery on her hand.  Yes Official Report
1029 Dec 1 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.25 68 Unknown Unknown A local employee of an INGO and his driver were kidnapped while driving in a low profile vehicle and taken to an unknown location. The driver was released the next day (so not counted here). The other employee was released on Dec 5 following the intervention of local elders and religious authorities. Yes Official Report
760 Dec 18 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in a carjacking that also resulted in 2 policemen being killed (not included here). Yes Focal Point
1030 Dec 6 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 36.83763 66.63932 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff injured when an NGO vehicle came under small arms fire while driving. No further details known. Yes Official Report
3133 Dec 5 2020 CO Colombia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 2.958056 -76.271389 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown armed men in Toribio, Cauca, at an illegal checkpoint and released 2 days later. Yes ACLED
1031 Dec 4 2010 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 10 44.5 Unknown Unknown One national staff (a security guard) killed and another national staff (a community mobilizer) wounded when their vehicle stumbled upon an ambush. The INGO they worked for was distributing cash and the money was being delivered by a local money transfer company, known as hawala. The two staff were travelling 70 km behind the hawala and came across the bandits, who had been holding the money transfer staff for almost an hour. Pending Media
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
494 Dec 17 2006 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 14 RC national staff held hostage after gunmen attack their downtown office in Baghdad (30 staff and visitors initially held - 16 released unharmed the same day). Archived Archived
1036 Dec 5 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.59382 64.37161 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two members of armed opposition groups riding on a motorbike opened fire at a local national working with an INGO that has a profile and conducts activities that differ from typical NGO's as an interpreter. The victim later died of his wounds in the hospital. Yes Official Report
767 Dec 23 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed during ethnic strife/ staff relocation. Archived Archived
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
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
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
1039 Dec 12 2010 IQ Iraq 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.4205927 43.307505 Unknown Unknown 3 national staff of an INGO were killed by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device outside the main entrance to the Government Center in Ramadi. INGO victims were not considered the target rather of being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Yes Focal Point
2640 Dec 21 2018 UG Uganda 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 3.53 31.35 Aid recipient Not applicable In total 13 UN staff members were caught amongst a mob inside the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement. 5 staff members were able to escape, and 3 were injured by crude weapons and required medical attention. Vehicles were also damaged during the mob violence. Yes Focal Point
3139 Dec 28 2020 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.716667 20.05 Unknown Unknown One off-duty UN staff member was shot and injured after the public transport was ambushed by unknown gunmen in Grimari city. Yes Media
500 Dec 7 2006 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 8 NGO national staff violently beaten in Khor Abeche, South Darfur, Dec 7. Three vehicles also stolen. Yes Official Report
501 Dec 9 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff kidnapped: A vehicle belonging to an INGO operating within the area of Azerni was carjacked , Dec 9. The location of the natl staff driver and vehicle is unknown. Archived Archived
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
502 Dec 18 2006 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 1 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 11.2811075 25.1414136 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff wounded (1 raped and 1 sexually assaulted) and 1 INGO national staff guard of another organization wounded in coordinated violent attack on Gereida compound. Staff from the latter INGO were among 71 aid workers evacuated from the town as a result. Since then they maintained some basic public health services through local staff in the town, but most operations have been suspended. Archived Archived
503 Dec 19 2006 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.4772871 34.3215106 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff teacher injured in crossfire during armed dashes that took place in the vicinity of UN schools in Gaza, Dec 19. A 13-year-old school girl was also injured (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
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
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
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
1306 Dec 13 2011 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30.580285 66.9961324 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six staff of a national NGO were abducted at gun point by unknown assailants in Pishin, Baluchistan. Unconfirmed reporting suggests that the abductees have been moved to a neighbouring district in KPK or Afghanistan. The identity and motives of the abductors remains unclear, yet the details of the incident suggest it was a well planned and professionally executed operation. Due to its close proximity to current conflict zones in Afghanistan and KPK, it is likely that politically motivated groups operate in the vicinity of Pishin and are most likely involved in the abduction. Yes Official Report
2113 Dec 19 2015 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 8.489716 -12.756611 Criminal Unknown One male field staff member was cut by a large knife (or machete) and assaulted when a gang of five men broken into the guest house he was staying in with other people. The assailants demanded cash from the occupants, some of which were Council staff and believed to have cash on them because of the Census that had recently ended. The armed men assumed that they would have just received their salaries. Personal items were also stolen from the house as well as a computer. The other occupants (not counted here) received bruises and cuts as a result of the incident. Yes Focal Point
1047 Dec 8 2010 MW Malawi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -15.69383135 35.16222661 Unknown Unknown 2 national staff beaten and injured during a raid on an INGO compound. Attack may have been related to a robbery. Yes Focal Point
2114 Dec 20 2015 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.811122 36.603827 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two UN agency partner staff were killed in the Syrian Arab Republic by an airstrike in Idlib, while attending a coordination meeting. Yes Focal Point
2648 Dec 22 2018 TZ Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site -3.689481 30.784619 Unknown Unknown One guard was seriously assaulted at a Nduta camp by a group of individuals that ran away after the attack. The staff member had to be hospitalized for several days. The motive for the attack is not known. Yes Focal Point
508 Dec 18 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 13.4263009 22.6574884 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded when an ambulance escorted by Govt police was ambushed by 7-10 armed men in Khorbomba (Habila Kanari area, 23 km west from El Geneina), Dec 18. One policeman was also killed (not counted here) and three AK-47s Archived Archived
2912 Dec 22 2019 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.7701456 46.7913915 Unknown Unknown One INGO national driver was shot and killed when his INGO vehicle was ambushed on his way to a project site in Saaxo. Yes Focal Point
2117 Dec 15 2015 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.791773 29.045993 Unknown Unknown On Tuesday 15 December, 2 INGO staff members were kidnapped in North Kivu, DRC. They were released unharmed the next day. Yes Focal Point
1052 Dec 17 2010 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown -0.66667 28.75 Unknown Unknown 2 drivers from an INGO beaten and threatened with death during an attack on their organisation's vehicle, in which goods and money were stolen. Yes Focal Point
1847 Dec 7 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.983244 44.283339 Unknown Unknown An INGO-contracted driver was shot and kiled by an unidentified gunman. Yes Official Report
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
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
1863 Dec 3 2014 SO Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Body-borne IED Ambush Road 2.033333 45.35 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four Somali staff of a security firm contracted by the UN were killed when an Al Shabaab suicide bomber attacked a UN convoy near the Mogadishu airport. Pending Media
1864 Dec 10 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.316675 17.46667 Unknown Unknown An INGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while it carried a patient to a hospital. The driver (and the patient) received serious stab wounds. Yes Official Report
800 Dec 23 2008 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 7.33333 80.75 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff shot outside office. Archived Archived
1865 Dec 11 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Project site 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A German national working for a local NGO was among those killed on a sucide bombing attack on a French school in Kabul. Another internationalstaff member working for an INGO was also wounded in the attack. Yes Media
1866 Dec 19 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.6666171 19.7954915 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national Red Cross volunteer was killed by crossfire in armed clashes in Mbres. Pending Media
2138 Dec 15 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.706199 69.383108 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia A staff member was detained by local militants due to perceived police connections, and was then released after 4 days following community negotiations. Yes Focal Point
1867 Dec 20 2014 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.183623 29.448832 Unknown Unknown National staff of INGO kidnapped and released four days later. Yes Official Report
1868 Dec 23 2014 YE Yemen 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.5831 43.9927 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Militants shot and killed a volunteer YRCS Taiz branch officer and his volunteer driver. Yes Media
3172 Dec 12 2020 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.6 66.3 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Two male INGO national staff members were kidnapped by the Taliban in Sar-e Pol. They were held for 28 hours and then released.  Yes Focal Point
271 Dec 18 2003 AO Angola 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Landmine Ambush Road -11.8775768 17.5691241 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded by landmine, Dec 18. Archived Archived
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
273 Dec 4 2003 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff wounded when shot three times at their residence, Dec 4. Archived Archived
1876 Dec 5 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.625278 36.106111 Unknown Unknown 1 Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed in the line of duty. Yes Official Report
1612 Dec 1 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 35.071902 62.875252 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff and their driver, while distributing food at a school, were abducted by anti-government extremists. (A third INGO staff member was present but managed to escape.) After community elders intervened, the two INGO staff and the driver were released two days later on December 3. Yes Official Report
1613 Dec 2 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 32.6327 36.106299 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed by shrapnel from a mortar round that struck her residence. Yes Official Report
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
1621 Dec 5 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.361698 18.555975 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One off-duty INGO national staff member was shot and killed by armed intruders at his home. The attack seems to have been religiously motivated. Yes Focal Point
1622 Dec 5 2013 YE Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 15.352027 44.212945 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two Germans and one Yemeni co-worker were killed and one Yemeni co-worker was wounded in an attack by Al Qaeda-linked militants on the Yemeni defense ministry complex (two additional staff were present but unhurt). The German staff were in the hospital due to medical treatment. The complex was targeted because it supposedly accommodated drone control rooms and American experts. Over 50 people were killed and over 160 injured in the attack. Yes Official Report
1623 Dec 6 2013 NG Nigeria 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 11.671952 11.534682 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member suffered gunshot wounds when the NGO was robbed by gunmen. Yes Official Report
1888 Dec 30 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 32.927129 66.141526 Unknown Unknown Three health sector workers of a NGO were kidnapped in Shalai, Uruzgan district while treating patients in the field. An additional staff member was severely beaten and then set free. Pending Media
2424 Dec 9 2017 MG Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Project site -23.064754 43.59048 Unknown Unknown During a night raid, armed bandits attacked a project team of four aid workers that were spending the night at the site. The team was robbed of valuables and one of the team members was raped. Yes Focal Point
1624 Dec 7 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 4.577313 28.39885 Unknown Unknown A security guard for an INGO compound was attacked by an armed intruder. The guard was hospitalized and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
1625 Dec 7 2013 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.308525 64.813115 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN contractor de-mining staff member was abducted by unknown gunmen in Musa Qala District. Yes Official Report
1626 Dec 13 2013 ML Mali 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 15.075763 -7.519128 Unknown Unknown An NGO humanitarian worker was killed by unknown robbers. Yes Official Report
1627 Dec 16 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.799846 33.126794 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One nationally recruited INGO member was injured by a stray bullet when a fight involving the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) erupted. Yes Official Report
1628 Dec 17 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.405904 70.359338 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN Agency Implementing Partner staff member was traveling in the organization's vehicle when stopped by an armed group and subsequently abducted. Yes Official Report
1630 Dec 19 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 7.785145 33.002922 Unaffiliated Youths An INGO staff member was killed by Nuer youth during an attack on a UN base in Akobo, where the staff was taking refuge. The attack seems to have been ethnically motivated. Yes Official Report
2434 Dec 12 2017 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Non-State Armed Group detained one male national INGO aid worker in Taiz on December 12th. He was released after negotiations in early January. Yes Focal Point
1636 Dec 14 2013 AR Argentina 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road -34.603803 -58.381552 Unknown Unknown One international UN staffer was robbed and attacked on the street, suffering substantial injuries and requiring hospitalization. Yes Official Report
1368 Dec 4 2012 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.186944 66.297222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local staffer employed by the UN on a vaccination team was struck by crossfire between government/international forces and armed opposition while traveling on foot, and later died of his injuries. Yes Official Report
2438 Dec 17 2017 SS South Sudan 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.461161 25.680587 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) Six aid workers were missing after an ambush on the road between Raga and Deim Zubier. It was reported that they may have been caught up in an attack on SPLA forces by the SPLA-IO. It was later confirmed that they (and their vehicles) were taken by opposition forces and held in Raj for approximately three days before being released. Yes Official Report
1369 Dec 5 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.478418 69.76002 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff (an international doctor, a national doctor, and a national staffer) were ambushed and kidnapped while travelling north on a secondary road towards Surobi town. They were held until 8 December, when negotiations led to the release of the 2 local staff, and an IMF operation forcibly rescued the foreign doctor. The crime was reportedly motivated by economic gains, but there were AOG elements/actors present. Yes Official Report
1370 Dec 5 2012 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 3.116667 43.65 Unknown Unknown A UN aid worker was kidnapped from his home by gunmen in Baidoa. Pending Media
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
1371 Dec 11 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 35.564601 64.431892 Unknown Unknown Five INGO national staff members (one driver and four engineers) were kidnapped from the house of a local elder. Released unharmed 18 December. Yes Official Report
1372 Dec 12 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.453386 70.484802 Aid recipient Not applicable Two staff members of an NGO health facility were assaulted by a group of men with sticks and required hospitalization. The assault followed a patients complaints of slow service. The patient returned later with the mob, forcing their way in. Yes Official Report
1373 Dec 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 35.46208 63.46962 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff doctor working for an INGO running health programs was shot and killed while driving home on his motorbike by two assassins, also on motorbikes. The staff member had been threatened in the past, as he and his brother, a local religious leader, had been vocal in their opposition to armed militants in the area. Yes Official Report
2977 Dec 3 2019 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.8516502 31.5824699 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was physically assaulted and robbed while shopping in Juba. Yes Focal Point
1374 Dec 19 2012 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.032264 45.267468 Unaffiliated Not applicable A staffer of a national NGO was shot and killed by two armed men as he was leaving a parking lot. The killing was reportedly linked to the victims' decision to host a sister who had left her husband (a member of the AS movement). Yes Media
1375 Dec 10 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown A vaccinator working for a UN-supported polio vaccination team was shot and killed. Pending Media
3213 Dec 1 2020 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location -6.05 26.916667 Criminal Unknown One INGO national staff was shot and injured after criminal perpetrators raided a hotel In Kabalo, shot the staff, and robbed the hotel.  Yes Focal Point
1376 Dec 11 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown Four female polio vaccinators working for UN-supported polio vaccination program were shot and killed by men on motorcycles Pending Media
1377 Dec 11 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown One of two sisters working on a UN-supported polio vaccination team was shot and killed by men on motorcycles. The other vaccinator was uninjured Pending Media
1378 Dec 12 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown A polio vaccinator was shot outside a house as he went on his rounds Pending Media
1379 Dec 12 2012 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1509848 71.7593219 Unknown Unknown Another polio vaccinator was shot and killed in her car. Pending Media
584 Dec 2 2007 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 31.61332 65.71013 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff truck driver shot and killed and 1 UN national staff abducted and remains missing. The incident occured while delivering UN humanitarian assistance last Sunday. A truck carrying 14 tons of high energy biscuits for the UN agency was ambushed by armed men on the road from Kandahar to Helmand in southern Afghanistan. Yes Official Report
585 Dec 6 2007 TD Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.7453 18.5508 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff driver shot and killed working out of the agency's field office in Danamadji. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still not clear. Yes Official Report
586 Dec 11 2007 DZ Algeria 11 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7 3 1 0 4 11 6 3 2 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Office/compound 36.775348 3.0600655 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda 3 UN international (1 Filipino, 1 Senegalese, 1 Danish) staff and 5 UN national staff killed, 1 UN international staff and 2 UN national staff injured in the blast at the UN compound. Al Qaeda claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
587 Dec 14 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 9.6649255 80.0091719 Unknown Unknown 1 national RC volunteer abducted and murdered in the island's army-held northern Jaffna peninsula. Victim was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his Jaffna home on Friday in front of his family, and his corpse was found on Sunday. Nordic truce monitors blame state security forces for the killings. "Definitely this (latest killing) must have been done by the LTTE to discredit the military and to show that we did it, so we deny that," said a military spokesman. Yes Official Report
2191 Dec 2 2016 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.995395 30.547485 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) An ambulance that was driving on the Yei-Lasu road through Lunguru was tailed by an SPLA patrol, which resulted in both the SPLA and the ambulance being shot at by anti-government forces. Reports state that the SPLA soldiers were killed in the attack. The driver of the NGO ambulance was shot in the leg and one of the NGO staff members was kidnapped in the attack. Yes Official Report
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
2192 Dec 2 2016 HN Honduras 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 14.657211 -86.210767 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member sustained multiple gunshot wounds when armed assailants assaulted him and a companion at their home. His companion (not counted here) died on the scene and he is in critical condition. Yes Official Report
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
1926 Dec 1 2014 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location 1.733306 40.091751 Unknown Unknown A INGO consultant was shot in the leg when armed individuals attacked the bar he was in with grenades and small arms. Yes Focal Point
2193 Dec 10 2016 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.137942 30.914154 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed gunmen ambushed a local NGO vehicle on the Juba-Maridi road and hijacked their car, stole their belongings and shot one of the female national staff members who was later med-evac'd to a hospital in order to receive medical treatment. Yes Official Report
1927 Dec 7 2014 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown A national staff member's home was raided by 4 men, who shot him in the leg and kidnapped his daughter (not counted in AWSD). She was later released after being sexually assaulted. Yes Focal Point
2997 Dec 8 2019 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 9.5 35.5 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO staff member was shot and killed in his home when local an unknown NSAG began firing in his community. Yes Focal Point
2998 Dec 21 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 Unknown 35.8614715 36.7981073 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO staff member was injured after hit by shrapnel caused by an airstrike on Saraqab city. Yes Focal Point
1934 Dec 11 2014 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.980603 38.757761 Unknown Unknown Three assailants armed with stones attacked an international staff member and robbed him. The staff member was hospitalzed as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
2201 Dec 19 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.509015 68.903503 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One international staff member from the ICRC was abducted when their vehicle was intercepted by armed militants in Kunduz province. They were travelling from Mazar-e-Sharif to Kunduz when the incident occurred. Several national staff members were taken as well but since have been released. Update: The ICRC international staff member was released on 1/15 after nearly four weeks in captivity. Yes Media
333 Dec 2004 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff stabbed to death. Yes Official Report
2202 Dec 24 2016 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 16.261765 -0.028839 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) An INGO director was kidnapped from her home on December 24th, 2016 in Gao. She is a dual national of French and Swiss origin. On March 1st, 2018, a video released by Al-Qaeda affiliated group, Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), briefly shows the aid worker in a propaganda video. According to a close family member, the aid worker's health appears to have declined since the last image of her was released in 2017. In May 2021 Malian Forces confirmed her body was identified.  Yes Media
334 Dec 5 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff killed in Kabul, Dec 5. Archived Archived
335 Dec 12 2004 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national staff shot and killed during an attack on a convoy of humanitarian vehicles in South Darfur, Dec 12. Archived Archived
336 Dec 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed in attack on Labado center. Yes Archived
337 Dec 16 2004 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16 30 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff kidnapped at gunpoint in rebel-held Labado, South Darfur, Dec 16. Archived Archived
338 Dec 18 2004 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed in ambush by bandits in North Korea, Dec 18. Archived Archived
339 Dec 2004 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Public location 3.236667 33.093056 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and wounded in Kitgum national bar. Archived Archived
340 Dec 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when police fired on a wedding celebration in the camp. Archived Archived
2475 Dec 8 2017 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.088624 28.641064 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck heading to Abyei was ambushed by unknown gunmen in Madou village, Warrap state. The driver was shot in the left pelvic area and had to be medically evacuated to Wau for further medical treatment. Yes Focal Point
1677 Dec 8 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.57736 28.398834 Unknown Unknown One security guard at an INGO compound was struck by the butt of a gun when he intervened in a conflict between the assailant and another INGO staff member. The guard sustained a deep wound and was hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
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
1678 Dec 17 2013 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 13.114815 23.864988 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were severely beaten by six masked men attempting to rob their guest house. Yes Focal Point
2214 Dec 5 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.690295 36.103666 State: unknown Not applicable Two volunteers working for an NGO were killed in Madaya when their team was targeted by attack helicopters during the performance of their humanitarian service. Yes Media
2215 Dec 11 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 33.57244 36.401956 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was killed in Douma when the area he was performing humanitarian services in was shelled. Yes Media
3249 Dec 7 2020 NG Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.072264 7.491302 Unknown Unknown One female UN staff member was assaulted after her vehicle was ambushed and robbed. Yes Focal Point
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
1956 Dec 18 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A national male staff member for an INGO was ambushed by the Taliban while driving aid supplies. He was released on the 27th December 2014. Yes Focal Point
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
1694 Dec 14 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.846628 71.09726 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO contracted driver was killed when his vehicle hit an IED. Yes Focal Point
893 Dec 15 2009 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 5 Unknown Unknown Office/compound 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff and 4 NGO national staff killed in explosion at the office of an aid agency. Archived Media
894 Dec 22 2009 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.73583 45.20361 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed. Yes Focal Point
1163 Dec 24 2007 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contractor killed. Yes Focal Point
3262 Dec 8 2020 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 13.516667 37.183056 Unaffiliated Civilians One male national INGO staff member was injured after being assaulted by another civilian in Dansha, Tigray. Yes Focal Point
895 Dec 24 2009 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.610269 65.701536 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when suicide bomber detonated device as he passed on his motorcycle. UN agency does not believe victim was the intended target of the blast. Yes Official Report
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
1711 Dec 23 2013 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 15.450513 36.399923 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was stabbed and killed by an armed intruder during what seems to be an attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
1185 Dec 6 2011 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.75 31 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national contractor of the UN was shot and killed when an unknown perpetrator broke into his residence. It is suspected the motive was robbery. Yes Official Report
1186 Dec 16 2011 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 5.4 30.25 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of the UN staff was assaulted when driving in a convoy in Lanyi Yes Official Report
1187 Dec 18 2011 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Mob violence Unknown 3.8705157 17.9950755 Unknown Unknown A staff member of an international NGO (based in south-east) was shot dead following a dispute with a group who had been drinking heavily. Pending Archived
1188 Dec 23 2011 SO Somalia 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 5.2003075 45.5255394 Aid recipient Not applicable Two UN national staffers and one staffer of a local NGO were shot and killed by a refugee camp resident in Matabaan during an aid distribution. According to reports, the shooting appeared to have been over a personal matter Pending Media
1189 Dec 24 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.55861 62.13604 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A nurse working for a local NGO was ambushed and kidnapped by an armed group while driving in a private vehicle from Khaki Safed to Farah City. The perpetrators physically abused the victim and accused him of cooperating with the government of Afghanistan. He was released 24 hours later after intervention by local elders. Yes Official Report
660 Dec 4 2008 SD Sudan 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 6 INGO national staff injured when masked men armed with an AK-47 and hand grenade abducted and beat up the victims on the road to a volatile camp Darfur. The aid workers had been in a convoy heading to Kalma camp in south Darfur. The six aid workers - all Sudanese - are employed by an international aid organisation, which asked not to be named. Three of them were taken to hospital after the attack. Archived Archived
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
2258 Dec 4 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.201656 32.157575 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was assaulted and beaten with sticks by his brother while at the market as a result of a personal dispute. Yes Focal Point
3289 Dec 4 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road 36.508333 36.869167 Unknown Unknown Two NGO staff, and husband and wife, were injured after their motorbike hit an IED in Afrin.  Yes Official Report
661 Dec 8 2008 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 0.046821 40.310412 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff nurse attacked and wounded by gunmen in a northern Kenya region which hosts camps for Somali refugees. Archived Archived
2259 Dec 19 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Public location 36.728591 68.868066 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An IED placed in a wheelbarrow detonated in Kunduz city, Kah Furioshi area. One national staff member of an INGO was killed as a result of the explosion. He was caught in the explosion as he was walking by the area. Yes Focal Point
3290 Dec 21 2020 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 35.816667 36.6 Unknown Unknown One male dentist working for an NGO in Ariha suburbs was shot in the leg after his car was attacked by unknown gunmen.  Yes Focal Point
662 Dec 13 2008 SO Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 2.033333 45.35 Police or paramilitary Transitional Federal Government forces (TFG) 1 ICRC national staff armed guard escorting an ICRC vehicle in Mogadishu was shot at by TFG police and died on the spot. Both the ICRC officer and his driver were briefly detained and then released. The ICRC is in contact with the relevant authorities in order to shed light on the circumstances of the incident. Yes Focal Point
3291 Dec 2 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 35.95 39.0167 Non-state armed group: National Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) A male NGO doctor was beaten by Syrian Democratic Forces militants after he refused to treat one of their fighters in Raqqa.  Yes Focal Point
663 Dec 11 2008 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home -2.505541 28.859569 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed on Thursday night by his home in the center of Bukavu. Archived Archived
664 Dec 15 2008 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.5428894 44.4006912 Non-state armed group: Subnational Bani Dhabian tribe 1 INGO international (German) staff and their visiting parents (not included) were kidnapped in Dhamar province, located about 65 miles south of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, Dec. 15 ; released 19 December. Kidnappers, who belong to the powerful Bani Dhabian tribe, abducted the three as they drove their car outside the historic city of Rada'a, about 130 kilometers south of Sana'a. Tribal sources said five men armed with AK-47 rifles snatched the three Germans from their car as they left Rada'a on the way to Sana'a. Archived Media
665 Dec 15 2008 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown -1.2003611 29.4308888 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 INGO national staff driver injured on Monday, 15 December 2008 in Burai, a few km outside of Rutshuru town. Their vehicle was attacked by a group of unidentified armed men. Archived Archived
2264 Dec 16 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One volunteer for an NGO who was injured and taken away by an ambulance in a government-controlled area during the evacuation of east Aleppo in December has been held by either government or Syrian coalition forces. He was seen once during his capture on a Russian language YouTube video denouncing the organization. Reports indicate he was also tortured. He is still missing and his whereabouts are unknown. Yes Focal Point
2801 Dec 1 2019 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 9.9453569 33.8090262 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national female staff members of an NGO in Bunj, North Kivu, were sexually assaulted by a group of unknown heavily armed perpetrators in military uniforms. At 00:00 the armed group entered the INGO compound by overpowering three guards, robbed the office and forced staff members to lay down in the common area while the assault occurred. At 13:30 14 INGO staff members including the assault victims, were relocated to Juba by plane. Official reports indicate initial investigations point to two possible ex-casual employees as suspected perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2802 Dec 4 2019 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.434167 70.447778 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 4 male INGO staff members including the driver and 3 body guards, were killed immediately when their vehicle was attacked by perpetrators with small arms in Jalalabad City, Chashma-e-Khanji area, at 08:10. The head of the INGO was also in the vehicle and was critically wounded; he later died in hospital. A civilian who was also in the vehicle was killed (not counted here). Although no group has taken responsibility, reports indicate the presence of the Islamic State and the Taliban in the area makes NSAG perpetrators likely. Yes Official Report
669 Dec 21 2008 PH Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 7.916667 124.333333 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national (Filipino) staff killed by unidentified gunmen who attacked a UN truck on Mindanao island. The truck had just delivered food to hundreds of families displaced by fighting between the government and the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) when it was ambushed near the town of Calanogas in Lanao del Sur Province on the evening of 21 December. Archived Archived
2803 Dec 12 2019 NG Nigeria 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.806037 12.517494 Non-state armed group: Regional Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) 2 Red Cross staff members were reportedly kidnapped by members of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) along the Maiduguri-Damaturu road. The armed group had barricaded the road and was stopping cars, where they abducted the 2 aid workers, 6 off duty soldiers, and 8 civilians. Official reports indicate the armed group claimed responsibility for the incident on social media. Further information about the whereabouts of the RC staff is currently unknown. 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
2809 Dec 3 2019 BD Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 24.9 88.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was stabbed to death in a suspected burglary of his home in Krishnapur village in Manda upazila of Naogaon, Rajshahi Division. Media reports indicate the staff member's body was discovered at 5:00pm, and his residence was damaged with money, a camera, and a computer missing. Pending Media
2274 Dec 6 2016 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 34.200114 72.050801 Unaffiliated Spouse A female INGO aid worker was murdered by her husband as she was filing for divorce. Yes Focal Point
2810 Dec 12 2019 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 Road 6.22 31.55 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was assaulted near John Garang University in Bor. The attack occurred at 16:30LT, and official reports list the perpetrators and motive as unknown. The staff member sustained a deep wound and was treated at the UNMISS Level II Clinic. Yes Official Report
2811 Dec 24 2019 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Mob violence Unknown 4.373333 18.562778 Criminal You le Geant One Red Cross national staff was killed during exchange of fire between criminal gangs and traders in Bangui. Reportedly the clashes began on December 24 when a member of the You le Geant criminal gang and a trader exchanged fire, then a gang member was killed. Media reports indicate as of December 27 over 30 individuals have been killed in the violent clashes. Yes Official Report
2812 Dec 13 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 35.41 36.22 Unknown Unknown 3 male national staff members of a Syrian NGO were reportedly killed when unknown explosives detonated inside their centre in Qastoun, Hama. Yes Media
408 Dec 1 2005 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 1.4419683 38.4313975 Unknown Unknown 1 UN international staff (Somali) killed from head injuries (unspecified malicious act) in Kenya, Dec 1. Yes Official Report
1209 Dec 6 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 33.41897 69.12144 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff were snatched by unidentified armed men in Paktia's Zurmat district on, Wednesday Dec 6. The men were visiting a hospital that the aid group runs in the area. Archived Archived
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
409 Dec 2005 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -2.9814344 23.8222636 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff held hostage in protest of demobilized soldiers not being paid. Archived Archived
679 Dec 14 2006 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 1.4583333 30.4333333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff member was brutally attacked and robbed in their home. Needed hospitalization Archived Archived
2545 Dec 4 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.39465 36.6894 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO staff member was killed in an IED explosion in Jendeires town while he was on duty. Yes Media
410 Dec 2005 MG Madagascar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown -18.9100122 47.5255809 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by stab wounds in Antananarivo. Archived Archived
1745 Dec 21 2013 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 9.949996 30.267263 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national INGO worker was targeted and killed by unknown armed assailants. It is likely that the killing was linked to the employee's Nuer ethnicity. Yes Focal Point
2546 Dec 7 2018 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 4.40998 32.574711 Unknown Unknown A male UN agency national staff member was assaulted and robbed of his cellphone and cash by two unknown perpetrators in the street while travelling home from town at 8:30pm in Torit. The staff member suffered minor injuries and was treated locally for them. Yes Official Report
411 Dec 11 2005 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN nationals staff struck by a bullet and later died when five UN trucks attacked between Solong and Golo in South Darfur after having already delivered food, Dec 11. Archived Archived
1212 Dec 10 2008 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -1.6205601 29.1556919 Host state Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) 1 INGO national staff attacked by FARDC elements in Nzulo, in Masisi territory, on the road towards Sake, 10 December. The victim was hospitalized and is in critical condition. Archived Archived
412 Dec 19 2005 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 6.75 30 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 UN national staff injured during a clash between two families in Rumbek in Southern Sudan, Dec 19. Archived Archived
1481 Dec 17 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 One national staff driver was shot in the arm/wrist by two unknown assailants while driving a staff member to the office. Yes Focal Point
2548 Dec 17 2018 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.360432 28.79195 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male UN Agency driver was shot and killed during an ambush of their 2-vehicle convoy, roughly 70km north-west of Goma at Loashi at 8:30am. The food distribution mission aimed to reached Nyabiondo, but was reportedly ambushed by three armed men in civilian clothes. Yes Official Report
413 Dec 2005 CD DR Congo 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road -2.9814344 23.8222636 Police or paramilitary Congolese National Police 2 ICRC national staff beat up when vehicle ambushed by military police who also stole vehicle. Archived Archived
414 Dec 5 2005 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped, Dec 5; later released. Archived Archived
415 Dec 2005 CO Colombia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.8930783 -73.7845072 Non-state armed group: National Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia 2 INGO national staff detained and held by FARC overnight. Archived Archived
1216 Dec 6 2008 MZ Mozambique 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown -19.8287068 34.8417821 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff in Mozambique injured during a armed robbery attack in Beira. Yes Focal Point
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
2821 Dec 22 2019 NG Nigeria 0 10 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 10 0 0 0 0 10 4 2 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.391055 13.153456 Non-state armed group: Regional Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) Two female national staff members and four male staff members of an INGO were kidnapped after their convoy was ambushed by Boko Haram militants on the road between Monguno and Maiduguri in Borno. Four other staff members in the convoy were reportedly killed. Three kidnapped staff members were released on January 15, 2020. Yes Media
687 Dec 2007 HT Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown Haitian national staff kidnapped for ransom Archived Archived
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
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
2027 Dec 2 2015 YE Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 13.6005 44.0653 State: unknown Not applicable Two health clinic staff were injured during aerial bombardment in the Al Hawban area of Taiz governorate. Yes Official Report
1493 Dec 2 2012 TD Chad 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 13.833056 20.834722 Unknown Unknown One UN staff was attacked and killed in UN accommodation. Yes Official Report
1494 Dec 1 2012 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One international staff member, upon exiting a bank, was robbed and then shot in the head and killed. Yes Focal Point
2030 Dec 1 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One international staff member working for ICRC was abducted at gunpoint in Sana'a. Another ICRC staff member was also abducted but released a few hours later (not counted here because it was under 24 hours). It was reported that she was released in October 2016 after being captive for ten months. Yes Official Report
2031 Dec 6 2015 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown An INGO was killed by a stray bullet when coming out of his residence to investigate the sounds of gunfire, which were being fired at a motorist. Yes Official Report
962 Dec 1 2009 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 0.1249694 29.2919545 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff contracted driver was injured during a convoy attack. Yes Focal Point
2032 Dec 4 2015 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.851905 31.554888 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency staff members were attacked in their home by approximately 5 men. The assailants were reportedly armed with clubs and rifles. One staff member was beaten and the other sustained stab wounds to the palm of their hand. The robbers fled with money, personal items and a UN vehicle. The two staff members were treated in the hospital for their injuries. Yes Official Report
2033 Dec 14 2015 SO Somalia 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Unknown Unknown Unidentified gunmen shot an employee of a UN agency and an INGO in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. The victim and her colleague from a partner organization, who was driving a private vehicle, were attacked while travelling through Mogadishu. Both were killed. Yes Official Report
2567 Dec 17 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 4.092673 30.677393 Unaffiliated Spouse One male national NGO staff was assaulted and had his fingers broken by the husband of another female staff member at the husbands home in Yei. Due to a personal grievance the female staff and the male staff member where detained and reportedly tortured by the female staff members husband. The female staff member did not require medical attention, but both staff members were suspended during the investigation. Yes Official Report
2034 Dec 19 2015 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.98815 68.63529 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two national INGO demining staff were killed when ambushed by anti-government forces. Reports suggest that the intended targets of the attack were ANSF. Yes Official Report
1500 Dec 22 2012 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Home 4.6125522 13.1535811 Unaffiliated Not applicable One international staff member was robbed and raped. Yes Focal Point
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
972 Dec 3 2008 ID Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Unknown Unknown -3.9885728 138.3485219 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when sexually assaulted. Yes Focal Point
1507 Dec 12 2012 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.560335 44.069722 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff was injured during an attack by four people armed with sticks and knives while on his way to his office and robbed of his mobile phone and other personal effects. Yes Official Report
1508 Dec 9 2012 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.933056 43.181667 Police or paramilitary Somaliland Rapid Response Unit (RRU) A national staff of an INGO who was in the area at the same time as officers of the Somaliland Rapid Response Unit (RRU) launched an assault against the house of a woman suspected of being an AS operative was reportedly beaten by members for the RRU for no apparent reason. Yes Official Report
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
1781 Dec 19 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 6.219415 31.549315 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was killed while one his way from home to the INGO compound. There are no clear details about how he was killed. Yes Focal Point
2851 Dec 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.9597001 10.1459703 Unknown Unknown One male NGO staff member was kidnapped in Bamenda town, Mezam division on his way home from the office. He was held for 2 nights and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
2051 Dec 22 2015 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.617491 33.035889 Unknown Unknown An INGO partner group was ambushed on the Torit-Kapoeta Road in Budi County. One of the passengers was shot and killed. Two were injured and required medical attention. Yes Official Report
2052 Dec 18 2015 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.073352 5.073352 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted security guard was shot and killed when traveling with four other passengers to Ezo. They were ambushed while traveling to the town to pay local salaries. The assailants did not steal the cash. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
1530 Dec 15 2012 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One contracted employee who was transporting an IO food commodities in a contracted truck was shot and killed in a robbery incident. Yes Focal Point
2869 Dec 16 2019 ML Mali 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 15.3683996 -4.2628002 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four male national INGO staff members were kidnapped when unknown radical militants raided their project site in Youwarou. Yes Focal Point
1268 Dec 4 2011 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.785035 33.002909 Host State Unknown An INGO national staff was ambushed and shot and killed by two military personnel, in a revenge killing. Yes Focal Point
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
2338 Dec 4 2017 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Public location 5.652673 31.05127 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A demining team contracted by an INGO was attacked by 15 armed men while the team was camped in Kowari Village between Rokon and Tindalo. Three vehicles and personal property were stolen. The vehicles were later recovered after being abandoned not far from the site. Two of the staff members sustained fractures and bruises. Yes Official Report
2339 Dec 8 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 7.69493 18.626469 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national aid worker was killed in Kabo after gunman raided his home and shot him. His death is the latest in a week of clashes between two armed groups in the country. The aid worker, age 35, died in the hospital. According to reports, at least 10 people have been killed during the week-long clashes between armed groups. Yes Media
2340 Dec 9 2017 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.280151 29.780241 Unknown Unknown A convoy of vehicles belonging to a UN-contracted demining company was ambushed at Dobor about ten miles from Rubkona. Six people were wounded in the attack, two with critical gunshot injuries (the extent of the injuries of the other four victims is unknown). Yes Official Report
1807 Dec 2013 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -0.938692 29.073764 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were critically injured when they were physically assaulted with machetes during an attempted robbery. Yes Focal Point
2341 Dec 17 2017 NG Nigeria 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.335281 14.188221 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Three people, including a UN-contracted driver and assistant driver, were killed in an attack on a convoy in Borno State, 22 miles southwest of Ngala by an armed group. There's a militant presence in the region and although no reports have confirmed the perpetrator, reports have mentioned Boko Haram and their previous attacks on security convoys in 2017. Yes Media
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
1274 Dec 12 2009 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -1.2504197 29.0607175 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff shot dead in Kitchanga Centre at 7:45 p.m. on 12 December. Yes Focal Point
1275 Dec 17 2009 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff shot dead 100 m next to his house on 17 December around 5 a.m. Yes Focal Point
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
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
1021 Nov 2 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 36.04001 64.55122 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was abducted from in front of his private residence by unknown armed men. The abductors demanded a ransom from his family in exchange for his release, and did not indicate that they were politically or ideologically motivated. The man was released on 6 November. It is suspected, but not confirmed, that the family paid some form of ransom for his release. Yes Official Report
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
1022 Nov 10 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.2774646 70.3594011 Unknown Unknown A white marked vehicle from a local de-mining NGO narrowly missed the detonation of an IED placed under a culvert, only to be struck by a second IED placed under a second culvert in the immediate area. As a result, one local NGO staffmember was killed in the explosion, while a colleague was injured. The attack appears not to have been targeted at the NGO, but rather incidental. Yes Official Report
1023 Nov 13 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.5532126 66.2426766 Unknown Unknown Three INGO staff members were taken from the main road while driving a marked white truck transporting heavy equipment. Yes Official Report
754 Nov 22 2007 PG Papua New Guinea 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road -5.6816069 144.2489081 Unaffiliated Youths 2 INGO national staff were beaten in ambush when a group of approx. 10 youth blocked the road in front of INGO vehicle and robbed the team of cash, but left vehicle. Archived Archived
1025 Nov 18 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 34.00037 68.71346 Non-state armed group: National Unknown AOG under the command of a prominent mullah abducted an INGO national staff member, while on a home visit. 2 days later, on 20 November, the staff member was released unharmed through negotiation. During the captivity, the staff member was question as to the identity of the organization, his position, programming and donors. Yes Official Report
2626 Nov 1 2018 TZ Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.77482 -16.36052 Unknown Unknown A female security guard at an INGO office was attacked by unidentified armed assailants and suffered knife injuries to her head and face. Yes Focal Point
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
485 Nov 3 2006 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.4772871 34.3215106 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) 2 RC national staff killed in Gaza Strip, Nov 3. The two paramedics had left their ambulance to evacuate a dead body when IDF munitions hit the area. Anounced by ICRC, who said they were marked with clear emblems and wearing florescent j Archived Archived
1027 Nov 26 2010 PH Philippines 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.95 124.23333 Unknown Unknown A gunman shot dead a Filipino driver (employee of a contractor) delivering aid for the UN. Motive not established. Pending Media
486 Nov 6 2006 AF Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.41897 69.12144 Unknown Unknown 4 UN national staff kidnapped in Zormat district of the eastern Paktia province while on their way to visit a new school. No word on whether have been released. Yes Focal Point
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
487 Nov 2 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 31.6257334 65.7145053 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff kidnapped when armed men attempted to kidnap eight national staff members at an IDP camp basic health care clinic in Kandahar province, Nov 2. Seven of the eight managed to escape. No parties have claimed responsibility. Archived Archived
759 Nov 7 2006 MW Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized as a result of carjacking. Yes Focal Point
2630 Nov 23 2018 SV El Salvador 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 13.48 -89.183 Criminal MS-13 One female UN Agency staff member was robbed and raped by a supposed MS-13 gang member while on her way to the organization office. The assailant threatened the staff member with a knife during the attack. Yes Focal Point
488 Nov 5 2006 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.5487421 69.4346945 Unknown Unknown 5 NGO national staff kidnapped in Paktya province, Nov 5. No parties have claimed responsibility. Yes Official Report
489 Nov 8 2006 ER Eritrea 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 15.25 37.5 Unknown Unknown Two UN international staff seriously injured when their car hit a landmine in the middle of the main road from Tsorena to Forto, inside the Temporary Security Zone (TSZ), Nov. 8. Archived Archived
490 Nov 16 2006 TD Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Raid Unknown 12.53333 22.18333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed and 1 national staff wounded by armed men on horseback in southeast Chad, Nov 15/16. 7 employees and 3,200 displaced people remain missing as of Nov 20. Attack occurred near Koloy Archived Archived
491 Nov 24 2006 LS Lesotho 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Home -29.6039267 28.3350193 Unknown Unknown 1 IO international (Dutch) staff shot dead outside the house of Lesotho's trade and industry minister, where the victim was staying. Motive unknown, but attack came shortly after Parliament was dissolved to pave the way for elections Archived Archived
2636 Nov 11 2018 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.53 16.32 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted staff member was shot and killed during an ambush. He was travelling on the road between Bassangoa and Paoua when his truck carrying food items was ambushed by unknown assailants. Yes Focal Point
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
2899 Nov 1 2019 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -1.2920659 36.8219462 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being ambushed and robbed on the road in Nairobi by civilians. Yes Focal Point
498 Nov 9 2006 SD Sudan 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 6.75 30 Host state Sudanese Armed Forces Seven UN national staff and 1 INGO national staff members detained, severely beaten and caned by local soliders in Rumbek, southern Sudan, Nov 9. The INGO member was sent to Nairobi for medical treatment. Archived Archived
499 Nov 10 2006 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 6.75 30 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff officer was physically assaulted and sustained back injuries in an incident where two MONUC helicopters landed in Rumbek for refuelling, Nov 10. Archived Archived
2107 Nov 11 2015 TR Turkey 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 37.012902 37.391968 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were assassinated near Gaziantep as a direct result of the work that they were preforming for the organization. Yes Focal Point
2903 Nov 12 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 Home 33.5102005 36.2912788 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was wounded when an airstrike hit his home in Damascus. Yes Focal Point
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
1838 Nov 17 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.717466 44.768614 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member working at Marka General Hospital was shot and killed by unknown armed militia. The incident was reportedly related to clan revenge. Yes Official Report
2112 Nov 18 2015 ZA South Africa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -24.209591 30.409835 Unknown Unknown Three armed men jumped the security perimeter fence around an INGO compound and assaulted one security officer (not counted here) and shot another in his arm. He was also assaulted and tied up while the men broke into the office and stole material assets, and money from the safe. Yes Focal Point
2910 Nov 10 2019 YE Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 16.001944, 43.196111 Police or paramilitary National Council of Abs District Officer Three female INGO staff members were injured when an armed district officer entered a project site with a gun and physically assaulted the women. Reports indicate the staff members were handing out vouchers at a women's only event when one woman was refused a voucher due to documentation issues. An hour later the women returned with a group of men, including a officer of the district where they assaulted the women. 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
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
1317 Nov 18 2011 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.769709 47.430831 Unknown Unknown A national staff working as protection officer with an INGO was shot and killed by unknown gunmen when leaving a local mosque after evening prayers. Pending Archived
2123 Nov 11 2015 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Host State Somali Armed Forces A female national INGO aid worker was driving an ambulance when she was shot by Somali forces. The bullet hit her in the leg. Yes Focal Point
1318 Nov 18 2011 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 9.1549 47.47764 Unknown Unknown A national staff working with an INGO was shot and wounded by unknown gunmen in his hotel room. Pending Archived
1058 Nov 16 2010 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 30.1898249 67.019108 Unknown Unknown 1 doctor who heads a national NGO was attacked and killed in his office. Motivation unknown. Date is approximate only. Yes Official Report
1319 Nov 20 2011 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.51265 42.07962 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An LNGO national staffer was wounded when a convoy of Kenyan military and anti-AS militias was ambushed by AS militants on the main road between Dhoobley and Tabta in the vicinity of Hawinha. The LNGO's vehicle was in the convoy. Pending Archived
1853 Nov 10 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.855224 31.57988 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO driver was carjacked and beaten by three armed men. He suffered injuries to his face and arm. The attack occured in the evening. Yes Official Report
790 Nov 1 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 14.5844444 29.4917691 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff contractor killed. Archived Archived
1855 Nov 11 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 35.933094 64.750028 Aid recipient Not applicable One ICRC staff member, while visting Maimana prison to distribute winter clothes, was stabbed in the throat by a prisoner. He was hospitalized immediately. Yes Official Report
523 Nov 23 2006 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver abducted by gunpoint en route to a food nutrition center, Wed Nov 23; victim alked back to Sanidadi 48 hours later, unharmed. Archived Archived
1856 Nov 12 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 9.983333 33.5875 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was shot and wounded by unknown persons while on duty at Batil camp. He sustained serious injuries and was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
1857 Nov 12 2014 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.628174 22.504846 Unknown Unknown Two UN-contracted drivers (including seven loaders, not counted here) were kidnapped while transporting food and relief items; the two trucks were also taken. UPDATE: The seven loaders were released the next day, the two drivers were released on 18 November 2014, and the trucks have been recoverd. Yes Official Report
2663 Nov 4 2018 CM Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.3 13.4 Unknown Unknown Two international INGO staff were assaulted and robbed of their phones. One staff member was hit by a perpetrator and required stitches on the wound. Yes Focal Point
1858 Nov 16 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.336 40.145 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An international aid worker was kidnapped and later beheaded by terrorists. Pending Media
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
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
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
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
1068 Nov 1 2010 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.75921 68.04579 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks came under attack and two drivers were injured. Yes Focal Point
1329 Nov 23 2006 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 7.29754 81.68202 Police or paramilitary Special Task Force An INGO national staffer was shot dead in front of his home by armed men thought to be representatives of or associated with the Sri Lankan counter-insurgency Special Task Force Yes Official Report
1597 Nov 11 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.889853 38.369716 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer of the Ein Al Arab sub-branch in Aleppo was killed. Yes Focal Point
265 Nov 2003 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.5448968 68.4132108 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded and 1 international staff shot and killed in car in Ghazni. Archived Archived
1598 Nov 7 2013 HT Haiti 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 18.532498 -72.333064 Unknown Unknown One international worker was injured and one national worker killed during an armed break-in at an orphanage. Three burglars assaulted them with a hammer and demanded money. The national worker was an unarmed security guard who died protecting the international staff member. Pending Media
266 Nov 7 2003 BI Burundi 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -3.3634357 29.8870575 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff shot and killed in his home, Nov 7. Archived Archived
1071 Nov 11 2010 HT Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Unknown 19.75778 -72.20417 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked by 12 unidentified perpetrators. Food stolen and driver injured. Yes Focal Point
1599 Nov 11 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.689845 62.732388 Unknown Unknown One national staff member working for an INGO implementing partner was abducted by five unknown armed men. The individual was released two days later on November 13 after a local elder mediated. Yes Official Report
267 Nov 4 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff injured by landmine en route to airport in Baghdad, Nov 4. Archived Archived
1332 Nov 10 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 8.98333 79.9 Non-state armed group: National Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam A local NGO staffer was abducted from a private home by LTTE forces and later killed. Archived Archived
1600 Nov 19 2013 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.092538 70.469295 Criminal Unknown Three national staff members of a UN implementing partner were abducted by an unknown armed group. They were released the next day with the help of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
268 Nov 9 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 30.1125 47.71773 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff wounded when vehicle fired on between Basra and Safwan, Nov 9. Archived Archived
1333 Nov 16 2007 LK Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.6649255 80.0091719 Unknown Unknown A local staffer of an INGO was ambushed and shot dead on his way home from a Temple service. Yes Official Report
1601 Nov 6 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.927027 66.142532 Unknown Unknown An off-duty NGO staff member was shot and killed by two unknown gunmen. Yes Official Report
269 Nov 2003 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 30.9986864 45.9982036 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 10 NGO national staff injured by glass when NGO office in Nassriyah damaged in explosion aimed at Italian base. Archived Archived
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
2936 Nov 7 2007 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 7.25 16.433333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was reportedly shot and killed while checking on health conditions in Paoua. Pending ACLED
270 Nov 20 2003 PH Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 12.7503486 122.7312101 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff wounded when caught in cross fire between police and robbery suspects, Nov 20. Husband also wounded. Archived Archived
1603 Nov 24 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.910763 65.028694 Unknown Unknown Two local NGO staff members were abducted by unknown individuals. Yes Official Report
1604 Nov 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Unknown Ambush Road 36.727865 68.867998 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were injured when their NGO vehicle was attacked by anti-government forces. Three other NGO staff were on board, and they were rescued by Afghan Local Police after an attempted kidnapping. Yes Official Report
1605 Nov 3 2013 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 33.991882 71.498232 Unknown Unknown A security guard was injured when unknown individuals hurled a hand grenade inside an INGO guest house. Staff was relocated to Islamabad. Yes Official Report
1606 Nov 24 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 33.452008 36.376632 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member was killed when a mortar shell struck his vehicle as he was driving near Damascus airport. He and three other passengers in the vehicle were killed instantly. Yes Official Report
1873 Nov 7 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown Two Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers were killed when a mortar shell hit a civilian area of Homs as they transported supplies. Yes Official Report
1079 Nov 13 2010 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Unknown 5 47 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver contracted by a UN agency was shot and killed and food aid was looted. The incident was apparently linked to a clan dispute. Yes Official Report
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
1609 Nov 26 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Individual attack Project site 32.627761 65.901625 Unknown Unknown Three aid workers involved in a village-level development project were killed by a remote-controlled bomb. Pending Media
1875 Nov 30 2014 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 9.945357 33.809026 Staff member Security guard A UN staff member was assaulted by an INGO security guard. The UN staff member was taken to the hospital as a result of the attack. Yes Official Report
2942 Nov 15 2019 MW Malawi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO guards were assaulted and injured after unknown perpetrators attempted to enter the house but fled after a shot was fired. Yes Focal Point
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
2943 Nov 4 2019 MW Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff guard was injured after armed perpetrators cut the fence surrounding a residence at 1:50am, handcuffed and beat the guard, but soon fled when the security company was alerted. Yes Focal Point
1611 Nov 18 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.501665 69.157429 Unknown Unknown Two international NGO staff members, while walking on the hillside above Babur Gardens, were approached by three young men who stole their phones and wallets. The perpetrators beat the male staff member when he tried to retrieve their phones. He sustained injuries and received medical treatment. Yes Official Report
3184 Nov 14 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Public location 7.24114 30.28192 Unknown Unknown One national staff was injured after they were shot in a local market during a retaliation attack. Further information on the motive and perpetrator is unknown.  Yes Focal Point
2687 Nov 4 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One national INGO staff member while travelling through Paktika province, was kidnapped and subsequently murdered by his captors. Reports indicate the motive is unknown, but the perpetrators are Taliban members. Yes Focal Point
1616 Nov 4 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Project site 33.471227 36.303878 Unknown Unknown An UN staff member died in Yarmouk refugee camp. Yes Official Report
1619 Nov 5 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 37.100701 70.556332 Unaffiliated Not applicable An INGO staff member was stabbed and killed by the son of the mayor of Faizabad. Yes Official Report
3196 Nov 6 2020 NE Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.511667 2.125278 Unknown Unknown One INGO international male staff member was robbed and injured travelling on his motorcycle in Niamey, while transporting another staff to the airport.  Yes Focal Point
1361 Nov 2 2012 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Home 6.217554 33.438353 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staffer of an INGO was kidnapped by a group of armed rebels from his home and was later killed. Pending Media
1362 Nov 8 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.328069 70.165275 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO staff member was shot and killed after his private taxi was stopped by an armed group and he was singled out among passengers. The group reportedly accused him of being an agent of the Afghan and American governments before killing him. Yes Official Report
1363 Nov 10 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.26087 70.77672 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staffer was kidnapped after an armed group ambushed the taxi he was traveling in. Yes Official Report
1364 Nov 17 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 30.12268 62.267082 Unknown Unknown Four deminers from an NGO were injured by an IED or UXO detonation. It is unknown if there was targeting involved or if it was accidental. Yes Official Report
1365 Nov 18 2012 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.994225 71.496985 Unknown Unknown The security guard for an INGO was injured when their compound came under a rocket attack from an unknown source. The intended target was the nearby American Club Pending Media
1366 Nov 21 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 34.118171 70.75253 Unknown Unknown Three NGO national deminers were abducted when doing an assessmnent. They were released on 22 November after intervention from local elders. Yes Official Report
1367 Nov 23 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 34.360598 68.841584 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Five NGO staff and several others were wounded when a small truck rigged with explosives was detonated near government facilities and two NGO compounds. The intended target was reportedly the government facilities and not the aid workers specifically. Yes Official Report
1114 Nov 14 2009 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was injured and suffered a mild concussion when a piece of brick was thrown through a window of an INGO guest house. Yes Official Report
2181 Nov 2 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.59028 69.761061 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members for a local NGO were reportedly abducted by gunmen in Uzbin Valley in Kabul province. It is unknown who the perpetrators were and whether they are part of an armed opposition group. Yes Official Report
2182 Nov 5 2016 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.716667 23.283333 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was abducted, along with two other people (not counted here), from their residence in the Tombasi area of El Fasher. There is no further information about the perpetrators or their motives. Yes Official Report
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
2183 Nov 5 2016 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.549399 69.164563 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A female Australian aid worker for an INGO was abducted in the Qala-e-Fatullah area of Kabul. No group has currently claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. The INGO staff member was taken while she was with her driver and it is currently unclear what happened to him. Update: On Wednesday, 15th March 2017 it was reported that the international aid worker was released on March 14th, 2017. Yes Media
2184 Nov 8 2016 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.91944 17.424316 Unknown Unknown An INGO male staff member was shot and killed by armed men while he was driving his motorcycle to work. Yes Official Report
582 Nov 15 2007 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.033333 45.35 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed when was hit by a stray bullet while distributing food at camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Mogadishu, 15 November. Victim was seriously wounded in the accident and died the next day at the Medina hospital. Archived Archived
2186 Nov 13 2016 SS South Sudan 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 19 0 0 1 1 20 17 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 9.280151 29.780241 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) A total of 20 staff members from three separate INGOs were kidnapped and held by the SPLA-IO in Nhialdu, Rubkona, after clashes with government forces. They were made to walk to Jazeera where they were held. The INGO staff members were extracted by the UN on the 16th of November. One Guinean staff member was also reportedly beaten while he was held captive because he was believed to be a Kenyan national. Yes Official Report
583 Nov 24 2007 TD Chad 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 1 0 2 Shooting Raid Public location 15 21.5 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international staff (of two different INGOs) and 1 INGO national staff security guard injured when armed rebels and unidentified gunmen entered two towns in eastern Chad at the weekend after rebel factions abandoned a month-old ceasefire. The gunmen, whose identity is unclear, used the butt of a rifle to beat the two internationals and a security guard was hit in the leg by a bullet. Most aid workers there pulled back to the nearby town of Goz Beida, and aid sources said humanitarian agencies would decide on Monday whether to evacuate all their staff from the area. Archived Archived
2187 Nov 23 2016 AF Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.183333 64.616667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN contracted staff members were abducted from two vehicles when they were stopped and diverted in the Barkhol area of Shahrak District by anti-government elements (AGE). The drivers and the vehicles were released; the staff members are still missing. Yes Official Report
2188 Nov 23 2016 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.446464 62.145413 Unknown Unknown One UN contracted staff member was stabbed by two armed men in Farah hospital. No arrests have been made regarding this incident. Yes Official Report
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
2190 Nov 18 2016 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 13.577589 44.017799 Unknown Unknown More than twenty civilians were killed (not counted here), including one aid worker for an INGO, during the shelling of a local market in Taiz. The aid worker was off-duty at the time and was killed by the blast. The motive and perpetrators of this attack are unknown. Yes Media
2194 Nov 14 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.802075 38.996815 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Crescent volunteer from Iblib was killed on or around the 14th of December. He was hit by shrapnel from shelling in the area and was in the branch office at the time. Yes Focal Point
2994 Nov 12 2019 EC Ecuador 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -1.17358 -79.2218 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member stopped his motorcycle on Guapara Road, in Moraspungo Parish, and was attacked by unknown perpetrators, hit on the head with a blunt object, and robbed. Yes Focal Point
328 Nov 2004 CI Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9897371 -5.5679458 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff killed along with nine French soldiers in an attack by Cote D Archived Archived
2995 Nov 15 2019 KH Cambodia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.4475101 104.6114551 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was injured after riding his motorbike in the area of Ang Sra Nge Primary School, when he struck a thin wire tied across the road. He received treatment at the local clinic. Yes Focal Point
329 Nov 2004 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Raid Office/compound 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 3 INGO national staff killed by rocket propelled grenade attack on compound, Nov 28. Archived Archived
2996 Nov 17 2019 PG Papua New Guinea 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -9.469444 147.199722 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was robbed and stabbed with a screw driver multiple times outside a fast food chain in the Boroko suburb of Port Moresby. Yes Focal Point
330 Nov 2004 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 1.55941 30.25224 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff shot and wounded when four colleagues attacked by unidentified gunmen south of Bunia, Nov 15. Archived Archived
331 Nov 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 16 30 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot in foot during fighting in Kalma camp, Nov 14. Yes Focal Point
332 Nov 2004 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff detained and beaten by police, who took away his INGO ID and materials. Yes Focal Point
1666 Nov 21 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 32.92689 66.141517 Unknown Unknown Two polio workers were abducted on 21 November and found dead the following day by Afghan National Police. Yes Official Report
3234 Nov 14 2020 FJ Fiji 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home -18 179 Unknown Unknown One UN female staff member was sexually assaulted in a home in Fiji. Yes Focal Point
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
1938 Nov 19 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.533333 69.166667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Police killed four Taliban suicide bombers during an attack on the Green Village, a compound housing foreign workers in Kabul. While the AGE did not reach their intended target (inside the compound), the force of the blast at the heavy guarded gate of the compound wounded one INGO staff worker. Yes Focal Point
2472 Nov 22 2017 YE Yemen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road -0.453229 39.646099 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A truck contracted by a UN agency partner in Garissa county ran over an IED planted in the road. All three contracted employees sustained major injuries as a result of the attack. Although no group claimed responsibility for the attack, the area is prone to extremist activities by Al-Shabaab. The workers were delivering food commodities at the time. Yes Focal Point
2210 Nov 5 2016 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was killed when a gunman opened fire at a club where patrons were watching a football game. Media reports state that the assailant may have been inebriated and initially turned away from the club because he could not pay the entry fee. Other civilians were also killed in the attack (not counted here). Yes Official Report
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
3248 Nov 11 2020 CM Cameroon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.2548 9.6341 Unknown Unknown One UN contracted driver was assaulted by unknown perpetrators after his truck was ambushed. Yes Focal Point
1951 Nov 8 2014 GN Guinea 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.516667 -13.7 Unknown Unknown A team of Red Cross volunteers was attacked by a group of people that pelted the team with bricks and stones. One Red Cross volunteer that managed to return to their vehicle was wounded by shards of glass in her eye when the car window was hit by the a stone and shattered. She was taken to the hospital and had the glass removed from her eye. Yes Focal Point
3017 Nov 6 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.1 36.5 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male NGO staff members were injured during Russian Coalition airstrikes in Sahara. Yes Focal Point
885 Nov 6 2009 ID Indonesia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 4 97 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC international (German) staff wounded in a drive-by shooting. Motivation unclear. Archived Media
3020 Nov 4 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.814167 36.32 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two NGO staff members were injured after being hit with shelling in Jisr-Ash-Shugur. Yes Focal Point
886 Nov 9 2009 TD Chad 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 13.57002 14.08351 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC international (French) staff kidnapped by armed men in eastern Chad in the village of Kawa, near the border with Sudan. Released, 6 February. Archived Media
2487 Nov 5 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 10.016921 29.974053 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO aid worker in Ajoung Thok was assaulted by a robber armed with a machete just outside the organization's compound. His personal items were stolen from him during the attack. Yes Focal Point
3021 Nov 12 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.549167 36.540833 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were injured during shelling in Maar Tahroma. Yes Focal Point
887 Nov 16 2009 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15.406032 44.215669 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Japanese) staff kidnapped by local tribesmen for leverage to have clansmen released; viticim released 7 days later. Archived Media
1957 Nov 17 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A male staff member of an INGO was abducted and murdered by Taliban members who attacked him with machetes and axes. Yes Focal Point
2488 Nov 22 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 32.844941 36.225112 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was abducted and held for ransom in Izra, Syria. Assailants physically assaulted the aid worker badly in captivity. The crime was economically motivated (and potentially premeditated due to certain circumstances that would make the aid worker a valuable target). Released after three days, the staff member required medical treatment for their wounds. Yes Focal Point
888 Nov 21 2009 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 9.7420258 21.5017241 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped- those responsible claim not targetting aid workers but rather the French. Released, 14 March. Archived Media
1691 Nov 24 2013 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.365346 23.142106 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was shot during a carjacking. 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
1692 Nov 19 2013 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 32.879813 13.19014 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO staff member was kidnapped for a few days, beaten, and extorted of money by militiamen. Yes Focal Point
2490 Nov 17 2017 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 36.206293 44.00887 Unknown Unknown A female international staff member was jogging in the park in Erbil, Iraq. She followed by a man who physically restrained her and sexually assaulted her. The assailant ran away when the female staff member started shouting. Yes Focal Point
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
1693 Nov 6 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.510823 36.30675 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was injured when a mortar landed inside the INGO project site; the staff received shrapnel to the chest. 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
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
3266 Nov 3 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Mob violence Project site 9.55 31.65 Non-state armed group: Subnational Tribes One INGO national male staff member was shot and killed during Tribal clashes in Malakal. Yes Focal Point
1972 Nov 24 2014 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 3.128817 43.652716 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Al-Shabaab fighters abducted two local NGO staff members in Toosweyne. The abducted staff members were on a mission to visit a health facility in the area and were working on an immunization program. The NGO staff workers were released on 11/12 after 17 days in detention after the intervention of local elders. Yes Official Report
2244 Nov 4 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown One contracted guard for an INGO was beaten and taken to hospital after an armed incursion on the office compound. The perpetrator was trying to break into the finance office. Some cellphones and cash were stolen. Yes Focal Point
1177 Nov 3 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.04001 64.55122 Unknown Unknown Two national employees of an NGO were kidnapped by armed men while riding in a mobile clinic. The kidnappers immediately released the 2 female nurses in the clinic, but abducted the 2 male NGO employees. The victims were released November 8 following negotiations conducted by local elders. Yes Official Report
1178 Nov 1 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 35.68747 64.29318 Unknown Unknown Three national staffers (an engineer, a labourer, and a driver) monitoring a road construction project were abducted. The project was funded by an IGO and the workers had been hired by the local Shura, who were working with a CBSG (Community Based Stabilization Grants) program via an NGO. The project involved was being monitored by that NGO. The three were released after negotiations by community elders and their family members Yes Official Report
1179 Nov 19 2011 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.769709 47.430831 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of an international NGO was shot and killed by unknown masked gunment upon leaving a mosque in Galkayo. The INGO suspended activities while Puntland authorities investigated the murder. Yes Media
648 Nov 3 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.5197058 69.1624302 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (French) staff kidnapped by gunmen off a neighborhood street Monday; released on 3 December. Archived Archived
1180 Nov 19 2011 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody -0.52360295 40.35344455 Police or paramilitary Unknown A national staffer working for an INGO was detained and severely assualted by Kenyan police at a checkpoint during operations against al Shaabab militias in Garissa Pending Media
650 Nov 5 2008 SO Somalia 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 4 1 3 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 5 47 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Four INGO international (2 French, 1 Bulgarian and 1 Belgian) staff and 2 Kenyan pilots (not included) kidnapped when a group of 40-50 militiamen with 3 technicals and 3 cars stormed the airstrip, after EC Flight (D-228) landed and finished offloading, taken hostages who were waiting to board the plane destined to Nairobi the two pilots. The INGO guards apparently did not try to repel the attackers and there were suspicions of a possible INGO connection with the kidnappers. Preliminary information indicates that a non-highly ideological Al-Shabab group would be behind the kidnapping. Yes Focal Point
1181 Nov 20 2011 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound -1.3969505 28.8123772 Unknown Unknown An international staff member working for a medical INGO suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder when armed men forced their way in to the INGO's residential compound and opened fire. He was treated by his colleagues. The mobile medical activities in the area were suspended, but the INGO continued limited support to the area hospital. Yes Official Report
651 Nov 8 2008 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 0.06968 42.74497 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff fatally shot by two gunmen when walking out of a mosque in Jamame, about 275 miles from the capital of Mogadishu. It is unclear who is behind the killings. Archived Archived
1182 Nov 22 2011 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.10575 69.47342 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One local NGO staffer was killed and two wounded when a single 107mm rocket fired from the East of the DAC area impacted a Kamaz truck used by the demining NGO. The vehicle was parked inside the compound of the Department of Agriculture where the de-miners are accommodated over-night. An NGO driver sleeping in the Kamaz was killed on the spot while an additional two de-miners sustained injuries due to the glass debris propelled by the blast. The IEA claimed the attack implying that the DAC was the intended target. Yes Official Report
652 Nov 12 2008 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.0123846 71.5787458 Unknown Unknown 1 donor agency international (American) staff assassinated in his car Wednesday morning. The staff member and his Pakistani driver were shot as their car approached the house in Peshawar where the victim ran a project to bring small-scale projects and jobs to the Federally Administered Tribal Area, a stronghold of the Taliban and Al Qaeda. Pakistani officials in Peshawar said they did not know who was responsible for the shooting at around 8 a.m. in a residential area of the city known as University Town. Archived Archived
1183 Nov 22 2011 YE Yemen 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.05667 44.88194 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A French international staffer and two national staffers were seized from their vehicle near a small village in Lahej (Msaimeer)by gunmen demanding the release of prisoners held by Yemeni authorities in the nearby southern port of Aden. Pending Media
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
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
2789 Nov 3 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.6606 40.3714 Foreign or coalition forces Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army An INGO medical team was caught in a reported mortar attack by Turkish Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army at a project site in the north-eastern town of Rashidiyya where they were providing medical aid. In the attack, one international staff member was killed after shrapnel hit his head and another international staff was wounded. Yes Media
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
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
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
2257 Nov 19 2016 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 36.202105 37.13426 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition During airstrikes over Aleppo by Syrian coalition forces, one national female aid worker was killed by shelling while she was at home. The building collapsed, trapping her and her child in the rubble. Both died as a result of the attack. Yes Focal Point
2793 Nov 1 2019 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.247049 29.795661 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO contractors assigned with building a fence for a school were traveling by foot from Bentiu PoC to Bentiu town when they went missing. Reports indicate kidnapping is suspected, and nothing further about their whereabouts or the perpetrators is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
3288 Nov 4 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.6 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two NGO workers were killed in Ariha by Syrian Armed Forces shelling. Yes Official Report
2794 Nov 12 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.503056 36.258333 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) An Israeli military missile aimed at the house of a prominent Palestinian Jihad Movement leader, killed the son of the leader and injured 9 civilians, including one national UN staff member. Reports indicate the airstrike targeted the house in Western Mazzeh, a suburb of Damascus, just 500 meters from UN offices. The injured staff member was taken to Mwasat Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Yes Official Report
2795 Nov 3 2019 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 0.651669 29.388876 Unknown Unknown One Ebola community outreach volunteer was stabbed to death in front of his home in Lwemba in Mambasa Territory, Ituri Province. Reports outline the volunteers wife was also injured by the group of unknown perpetrators before they burned down their house. This attack comes as a new Ebola vaccine was set to be released in the area. The incident is categorized as 'other' staff due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2796 Nov 24 2019 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 2 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male international UN staff member was killed when a magnetic IED was reportedly placed on the rear roof of the UN vehicle during a taffic stop in the city of Kabul, in the area of 4th Macrorayan Main Road between Airport Road and Jalalabad Road. Another international staff and the driver sitting in the front seat were injured and taken for medical treatment, and three nearby civilians were wounded in the attack. Although no group has taken responsibility, similar recent attacks on aid workers and organisations in Afghanistan point to NSAGs with a political motive. Yes Official Report
2797 Nov 21 2019 SS South Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 Kidnapping Ambush Unknown 9.0932947 28.4275791 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four women, part of a larger group of 33 INGO volunteers, were reportedly kidnapped by a group of 6 armed men who attacked the group of volunteers working for an INGO in Khoat. The rest of the 29 volunteers returned to Khoat, and the whereabouts of the 4 women and details on the allegedly Murle armed group are currently unknown. Yes Official Report
928 Nov 4 2009 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 2.75 32.9 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff wounded when shot while on a motorbike- no additional details provided. Yes Focal Point
2798 Nov 22 2019 CD DR Congo 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound -3.404897 29.136817 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 6 INGO staff members, including a driver and the director, were kidnapped during a raid by armed men on the organization Uvira Office on the RN5 Road in Uvira Territory. After negotiations with the armed group, four staff members were reportedly released on November 23. The remaining 2 are still being held, no further information is available at this time. 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
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
2534 Nov 2 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.29502 29.964754 Unknown Unknown An NGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while travelling from Koch at the Nimni road junction. Two people were hurt in the attack, one was an NGO staff member. They were admitted to the hospital in Bentiu to have their gunshot wounds treated. Yes Official Report
1469 Nov 22 2012 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Detention Custody 0.046821 40.310412 Police or paramilitary Police One INGO national staff member was shot on the leg by police. While onboard a truck stopped for a police search, he resisted, an altercation developed and was shot in the leg by the police. He was reportedly intoxicated. Yes Official Report
2268 Nov 21 2016 SV El Salvador 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 13.778025 -89.740343 Unknown Unknown The body of a male INGO volunteer was found in a field close to his residence. He died as a result of stab wounds inflicted by a machete. Yes Focal Point
2536 Nov 10 2018 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 12.0126 27.73993 Unknown Unknown Near Agok Sector South, a security guard working for an INGO was shot by an unknown gunman from behind at Wunpeth town while off duty. He died at the hospital. The incident is being investigated by police with UNISFA assistance. 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
2537 Nov 20 2018 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 4.837629 31.548639 Criminal Unknown One national NGO contracted driver was heading home (most likely on foot) when he was attacked by a criminal gang that brandished machetes. This was a violent assault which led to the hospitalization of the driver. The incident occurred in the Hai Loklili residential area, close to Jebek Kujur in Central Equatorial. The motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
2538 Nov 15 2018 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.993502 29.163729 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were killed in an ambush while travelling by motorcycle between Fatuma and Maendeleo village along the Kalemie-Moba road axis. The bodies were recovered and brought back to Kalemie on November 17th, 2018. The means of attack consisted of bodily assault by stabbing and shooting. It is currently unknown who the perpetrators were and what the motive was for the attack. Yes Official Report
2539 Nov 11 2018 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -1.554059 29.189061 Unknown Unknown The head of a local NGO was reported missing in Goma. For the purposes of the AWSD, this incident was listed as a kidnapping, however, that has not been confirmed and, therefore, the designation is likely to change. According to reports, she is mentioned as being an activist. Whether that had something to do with her disappearance cannot be confirmed. Yes Official Report
2808 Nov 11 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Project site 6.68506 10.81517 Unknown Unknown One male aid worker of a national NGO was kidnapped by unknown armed men in Donga Mantung Division of the Northwest Region, while completing a needs assessment for the community. Official statements indicate the staff member was subsequently killed by his kidnappers. Yes Official Report
2540 Nov 20 2018 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Public location -3.117136 39.627166 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One female international staff member of an INGO was kidnapped by armed men that are suspected of being al-Shabaab militants. The attack occurred when the group raided Chakama, a coastal town in Kenya. During the attack, five other people were shot. According to reports, the militants were demanding money from the local populace and then decided to take the staff member. There is conflicting information on whether the abducted staff member was the area director of the INGO or a volunteer. Yes Media
405 Nov 16 2005 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 9.52749 45.537472 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed when vehicle hit landmine southwest of Burao, Nov 16. Archived Archived
2541 Nov 12 2018 ML Mali 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 16.28348 -0.04271 Non-state armed group: Regional Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM) 9 international UN demining contractors were among those wounded after a vehicle-borne suicide attack by the Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), exploded in a residential area of Gao. One of the staff members was seriously hurt even though they all required medical attention. Two other UN peacekeepers were killed and 16 others (including the aid workers) were hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
406 Nov 2005 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 7.2653861 30.05489 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) 1 INGO international (British) staff and 1 national staff killed when ambushed by LRA. Archived Archived
2542 Nov 10 2018 KE Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.639904 40.312878 Unknown Unknown One Red Cross (RC) staff member was wounded when assailants opened fire on the RC vehicle, which was traveling in Ruqa, Garissa County. The team was traveling Masalani to Ijara to conduct assessments on projects that they were implementing in the towns. The shots came from the bush. The injured staff member was evacuated to Malindi for further treatment. The rest of the team were not physically injured and received psychosocial support. Yes Media
407 Nov 2005 IQ Iraq 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (German) staff and 1 national staff kidnapped Archived Archived
2543 Nov 24 2018 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Raid Project site 7.299303 15.528852 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO local staff members were kidnapped in Gbama village, Haute-Kotto prefecture. Reports say that they were abducted by anti-Balaka fighters as they were providing vaccinations to children in the village. The aid workers were also tortured. They were released on 03/12. Yes Official Report
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
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
1744 Nov 15 2013 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.475759 25.299246 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces One UN-contracted driver was shot in the right shoulder by soldiers of the Sudan Armed Forces at a checkpoint. He was hospitalized immediately. 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
2815 Nov 17 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 Unknown Public location 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer was injured in the city of Saraqab, Idlib while working with service provision. Yes Media
2547 Nov 18 2018 MX Mexico 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Project site 18.593416 -99.692483 Criminal Unknown One Red Cross volunteer handing out winter supplies (NFI distributions) was shot and killed when a distribution site was attacked. Nine other staff members were also injured, with two male employees and one female employee requiring medical attention for serious leg wounds. The attack on the aid station in San Juan Tener Yes Media
2816 Nov 12 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 5 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces 5 male NGO volunteers were injured, and 1 killed by heavy regime artillery shelling in IMaar Tahroma, Idlib. Reports indicate as the 6 member team were carrying out search and rescue operations, they were deliberately targeted by the heavy regime artillery shelling. Yes Media
2817 Nov 7 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 Public location 35.861961 36.372986 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer was wounded along with his family during air raids in Marj Akhdar town in Idlib. Yes Media
2020 Nov 1 2015 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 14 14 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.18557 29.446951 Unknown Unknown Fourteen NGO national staff members (including 2 drivers) were abducted by unknown assailants while they were returning from a fact-finding mission in Katwiguru town within Rutshuru. They were released two days later on November 3rd. Yes Media
689 Nov 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff beaten in an armed attack on Kulbus compound, one vehicle and two thurayas stolen. Archived Archived
2024 Nov 7 2015 BI Burundi 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location -3.361378 29.359878 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member and a NGO staff member was shot and killed when armed men opened fired on them and other customer's at an establishment. Yes Official Report
2557 Nov 15 2018 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.11 36.5 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male NGO staff was shot and killed by incidental crossfire after a weapon was fired at a wedding in Suhara town, in Western Aleppo governate. Pending Media
693 Nov 7 2007 TZ Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Detention Custody -3.36667 36.68333 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff was arrested and hospitalized after beaten by police. Archived Archived
1492 Nov 22 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 34.572184 69.131775 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was physically assaulted and briefly unconscious during a robbery while on his way to the office. 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
2029 Nov 23 2015 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Home 6.996037 19.185032 Unknown Unknown A national INGO staff member in Kaga-Bandoro was shot and killed when armed robbers broke into his house. Another INGO staff member from a different INGO was also killed by a gunshot wound. Yes Official Report
1766 Nov 11 2010 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 9 9 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Public location 32.766055 22.65182 Unaffiliated Not applicable Nine aid workers (British, Algerian, and Irish) who were delivering aid to Gaza via ship were kidnapped by the ship's owner and captain, who were subsequently detained by Greek police. One Irish journalist and seven Libyan police officers were also on board and kidnapped. Yes Focal Point
702 Nov 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff driver kidnapped and car stolen; driver was freed a few days later after intervention of the Sudanese authorities. Archived Archived
1506 Nov 4 2012 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.036817 45.337338 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab 8 NGO staff were injured in a complex attack with small arms fire and two suicide bombers. The target location was the Village Restaurant near Amira Hotel which is popular with politicians, diasporas and other important stakeholders of Mogadishu. Yes Official Report
1780 Nov 7 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.362361 18.554524 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka An INGO-contracted driver, while driving from a program site to a hotel parking lot, was shot and killed by most likely ex-Seleka soldiers. There may have been an ethnic/religious component to the attack. Yes Focal Point
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
2850 Nov 2019 CM Cameroon 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.8351175 9.8878507 Unknown Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were kidnapped in Guzan, 15 km from the town of Batibo while distributing food (coordinates for Batibo). They were held for 1.5 days and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
2053 Nov 4 2015 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.859363 31.57125 Police or paramilitary Security Forces A national staff driver for an INGO was assaulted by local security forces because they believed that he was carrying supplies for opposition forces. He was detained but released on the same day. Yes Official Report
1788 Nov 8 2013 SD Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.414805 25.468676 Unknown Unknown Three UN-contracted individuals (driver and 2 assistants) were kidnapped by unknown armed men aboard two Land Cruiser vehicles. The driver, the two assistants, and the truck were released six days later. Yes Focal Point
2062 Nov 9 2015 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 15.23914 45.272598 State: unknown Not applicable A convoy traveling from Harib to Marib was impacted by airstrikes. One truck driver contracted by the UN was seriously injured in the attack and three others had minor injuries (not counted here). The injured driver was immediately taken to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
2063 Nov 14 2015 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 4.742941 45.200936 Unknown Unknown A UN contractor was killed after an assailant in another vehicle pulled up to his car and shot at it. The contractor died of his injuries at the hospital. Yes Official Report
2327 Nov 4 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.996436 19.191914 Unknown Unknown One male ICRC aid worker was shot and killed when the convoy he was driving in was attacked by armed assailants while they were on their way to deliver humanitarian aid. According to an official statement, the attack appears to have been a robbery attempt, which occurred east of Kaga Bandoro. The vehicle had been clearly marked with the ICRC emblem. Yes Official Report
3103 Nov 3 2020 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 8.595958 29.991989 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO staff members residing in an NGO compound were injured after three unknown perpetrators raided the compound in Kuachlual Payam, Koch County. The staff were robbed and beaten and later received medical attention at the clinic.  Yes Official Report
2329 Nov 7 2017 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was killed in Torit, Eastern Equatorial when armed men shot him while attempting to gain entry into his home. Robbery is the suspected motive. Yes Official Report
3104 Nov 6 2020 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Public location 8.470605 30.051132 Unknown Unknown An off-duty INGO driver walking with a group of people from Leer to Koch at 4:00am was ambushed by a group of unknown armed individuals. The staff member was shot and killed by the group for unknown reasons.  Yes Official Report
2330 Nov 13 2017 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown A national staff member, a driver for an INGO, was shot while eating supper with his colleagues. According to media reports, armed assailants opened fire on the center where they were eating, wounding the driver. On their way to the health clinic, they were ambushed by armed men. The wounded man's colleagues ran into the bush and found their colleague dead the next morning. The details of the report are still preliminary and likely to change. Yes Official Report
2331 Nov 11 2017 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.918673 19.186249 Unknown Unknown A UN agency mechanic that was traveling as part of a humanitarian convoy was physically assaulted and robbed. The convoy was on its way to Kaga Bandoro from Nana-Outta village when the attack occurred. The mechanic was later treated for his injuries at Kaga Bandoro hospital. The convoy was escorted to its destination by a patrol without further incident. Yes Official Report
3106 Nov 8 2020 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka One INGO national staff member was stabbed in the hand during an attempted kidnapping at his home in Batangafo. Reports indicate Anti-Balaka militants broke into the aid worker's home and tried to abduct him, but were unsuccessful. He was treated at the local hospital and is in stable condition.  Yes Official Report
1263 Nov 1 2011 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.183623 29.448832 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) An INGO national staffer was kidnapped in an ambush by armed men. Yes Focal Point
2332 Nov 14 2017 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 5.39565 26.491673 Aid recipient Refugees On 14 November, South Sudanese refugees attempted to loot an INGO warehouse. During food distribution, one NGO worker was assaulted by the refugees and suffered injuries that need to be treated at Obo Hospital. Yes Official Report
3107 Nov 6 2020 ML Mali 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Public location 14.222222 -4.493333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two national NGO staff members were reportedly kidnapped while travelling by boat on the Niger river near Kouakourou, approximately 35 km north of Djenne town, Kewa commune, Djenne cercle, Mopti region. Reports assign unknown extremist militants as likely perpetrators. Further information on their whereabouts is currently unknown.  Yes Official Report
735 Nov 18 2007 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 36.734772 70.811995 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff killed when an INGO vehicle with 6 occupants was ambushed. Archived Archived
1264 Nov 13 2011 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.8000135 66.6166537 Unknown Unknown An INGO local staffer was kidnapped while traveling from Khuzdar to Totak area Yes Official Report
2333 Nov 18 2017 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.56098 30.502 Unaffiliated Not applicable A male guard working for an NGO was shot and killed in Yirol, Lakes. According to reports, the incident was the result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
3108 Nov 4 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.816667 36.36 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two INGO national male staff members were reportedly killed after Syrian regime artillery shelling hit the car they were travelling in in Ariha city, Idlib.  Yes Official Report
1265 Nov 19 2011 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.47738 47.35971 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff was robbed while transporting money. He was staying overnight at a hotel when two armed men came to his hotel door, forced their way in and shot him once in the shoulder, then took the money and fled 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
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
2335 Nov 13 2017 NG Nigeria 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 5.177861 5.708404 Criminal Unknown Three aid workers working for a medical organization were released after being kidnapped in Enekorogha on October 13th, 2017. However, one aid worker, also kidnapped at the same time, was killed by the criminal gang that is reportedly responsible for their abduction. According to one reporter, this was the first time the criminal group resorted to kidnapping and killing of a foreigner. The report also states that a ransom was demanded for the release of the workers. All the aid workers were from the United Kingdom. Yes Media
2870 Nov 19 2019 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 36.6975 38.956667 Police or paramilitary Police One male national INGO staff member received injuries after being assaulting while in local police custody in Tell Abyad. Yes Focal Point
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
2336 Nov 23 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Unknown Unknown One male NGO aid worker was shot and killed on the way to work in the Idlib city by an unknown assailant. Yes Media
2337 Nov 18 2017 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 Project site 33.537147 36.385345 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO workers were killed during heavy aerial bombing in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region on November 18th, 2017. The aid workers were killed while they were helping civilians that had been injured in an earlier airstrike. Other team members were also injured in the attack but the numbers and severity of their injuries have not been reported at this time. Yes Media
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
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
3116 Nov 15 2020 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Public location -1.4 28.818056 Unknown Unknown One national NGO staff member was reportedly shot and killed in Masisi town centre, North Kivu by unknown perpetrators. Further information is unknown at this time.  Yes Official Report
3118 Nov 2020 ET Ethiopia 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Unknown Unknown Unknown 13.575 39.0875 Unknown Unknown Media reports indicate 4 staff members of 2 separate INGOs have been killed in a Tigray region refugee/IDP camp during the month of November. Exact details and dates of the incidents are unknown at this time.  Yes Media
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
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
1017 Nov 2 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 33.66667 69.33333 Unknown Unknown 1 national employee of an NGO was injured when a rocket was fired in the direction of the district administrative centre and hit a guest house where the staff member was staying (2 other guests also injured). Yes Official Report
3120 Nov 3 2020 CD DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.301111 28.944167 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mayi-Mayi Biloze Bishambuke Three INGO staff members were ambushed and kidnapped while travelling in Abonyoni village, 3 km from Fizi town. Reports indicate the perpetrators were Mayi-Mayi Biolze Bishambuke militants and demanded ransom for the staff members. They were released several days later. Yes Official Report
748 Nov 9 2008 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.3508273 62.2164003 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff nurse killed when an IED exploded on the road to Shirzad village targeting an Afghan government vehicle. All the other occupants of the vehicle died (not included). The security team consisting of representatives from the various departments were visiting the village in connection with an investigation of a previous homicide. Archived Archived
1018 Nov 4 2010 SD Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 3 Latvians working for an air service company contracted by a UN agency were abducted by a group of armed men as they were travelling in a mini-bus to their residence in Nyala. They were released on 8 Dec. Yes Focal Point
3121 Nov 21 2020 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 36.3755 41.1485 Unknown Unknown One NGO guard, working in the Al-Hawl (Hole) Refugee Camp in rural Al-Hasakah, was reportedly shot and killed by unknown gunmen.  Yes ACLED
3122 Nov 23 2020 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.838014 0.302793 Unknown Unknown Several aid workers from an INGO were kidnapped by unknown perpetrators while travelling between Ansongo and Goa. They were all released the same day (not counted here) except one national staff which was held until the following day.  Yes ACLED
1020 Oct 14 2010 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 6.13929 46.62413 Unknown Unknown A British national working for an INGO was kidnapped in Somalia near the border with Ethiopia. Released on Oct 19. A Somali co-worker was also taken but was released hours later. Pending Media
1547 Oct 21 2012 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.509147 36.306485 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable National female hit by shrapnel of an IED while standing on road waiting for taxi to travel between two work sites. Yes Focal Point
481 Oct 6 2006 IQ Iraq 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 33.3024248 44.3787992 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO national staff killed at a checkpoint run by a sectarian militia in Baghdad, Oct 7. Archived Archived
753 Oct 4 2007 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 16.7719091 -3.0087272 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff and 2 national staff of partner NGOs were abducted. Found after a 3-day search and released, the vehicle was stolen Archived Archived
1282 Oct 8 2011 UG Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 0.3177137 32.5813539 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member on leave from Sudan was assaulted and injured together with her boyfriend during a robbery in Kampala. Yes Focal Point
482 Oct 2006 SD Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 16 26 Unknown Unknown 1 ICRC national staff driver disappeared during a hijacking incident in North Darfur and is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
1024 Oct 22 2010 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 29.3743832 71.665621 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A staff member of a local NGO was kidnapped by people who initially indicated that they were anti-corruption officers. They later said they were a Taliban group and asked for 10 million rupees ransom. Yes Official Report
2625 Oct 23 2018 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -0.10309 34.756062 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was attacked by unknown assailants near his residence during the evening. The attack led to severe head injuries and a crack on his skull. Yes Focal Point
483 Oct 30 2006 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
2628 Oct 8 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4127 64.5123 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two national staff, one employed by a LNGO and one employed by an INGO, were abducted in Sangan, Ghor province. Following extensive negotiations between the anti-government kidnapper elements and the Herat access team, the two aid workers were released after 5 days. Yes Focal Point
2629 Oct 3 2018 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Project site 36.1317 65.554 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four national NGO staff were abducted while conducting an assessment of a drought response project in Sayyad district, of Sar-e-pol province. Seven staff members were originally abducted in the incident, with three being released after several hours. The remaining four staff members were released 2 days later. Yes Focal Point
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
1034 Oct 6 2010 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.68956 64.8531 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed groups occupied a governmental clinic, which is supported by an NGO, and abducted the guard on duty. They appear to have used the clinic as a base. Yes Official Report
765 Oct 12 2007 MW Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -13.2687204 33.9301963 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff hospitalized after 'major assault'. Motive unknown. Archived Archived
1035 Oct 15 2010 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Project site 4.9 33.8 Unknown Unknown An international technical expert for a demining INGO was killed during an explosion while working at a mine clearance site. An investigation is underway as to the exact cause of the incident. Yes Official Report
2898 Oct 9 2019 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 Project site 32.8751907 13.1874599 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was assaulted by an unaffiliated civilian at a project site in Tripoli. Yes Focal Point
496 Oct 1 2005 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed by gunshot wounds in the West Bank, Oct 1. Yes Official Report
2638 Oct 17 2018 SS South Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 4.775 33.59 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers were attacked and seriously injured when they were attacked after stopping their aid convoy in a camp in Kapoeta for the night. The international staff member was evacuated to Juba and later to Nairobi for further treatment. The national UN contracted driver received medical treatment at a local hospital. Yes Focal Point
1833 Oct 2 2014 UA Ukraine 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 48.014839 37.802772 Non-state armed group: Subnational Donetsk People's Republic One ICRC worker was killed when a shell landed near the office in Donetsk. According to various media reports, the Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels aligned with the Donetsk People's Republic traded blame for the attack. Yes Official Report
1834 Oct 1 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.951414 39.026307 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One INGO worker was kidnapped by ISIS in Ar-Raqqah, while on his way to Deir Ezzour. UPDATE: The individual was killed in November 2014. Pending Media
2641 Oct 23 2018 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 9.5 42.7 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and seriously wounded while distributing food in an IDP camp in Chinaksen. Yes Focal Point
2109 Oct 8 2015 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 34.555349 69.207486 Unknown Unknown Armed men stormed into a restaurant and indiscreetly fired upon the crowd. One national employee for a UN agency was serious injured in the attack. Yes Focal Point
1837 Oct 7 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Unknown Home 34.564422 71.254501 Unknown Unknown One UN polio worker was killed in an IED explosion. Two others (not counted) were also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
1044 Oct 15 2010 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -4.3217055 15.3125974 Unknown Unknown An INGO local employee, accompanied by his siblings, was attacked by a group armed with knives, and robbed. The employee was hit with a machete on his hand and his fingers suffered major injuries. Yes Focal Point
1839 Oct 16 2014 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Public location 9.558889 31.652222 Non-state armed group: National Pro-SPLA Shiluk militia One national UN staff member was kidnapped at gunpoint from Malakal airport by eight armed men. Reports made from the organization in August 2015 confirm that the staff member is presumed dead. Yes Official Report
2376 Oct 20 2017 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 6.213266 31.565542 Unknown Unknown There was an armed robbery of an INGO compound on October 20th, 2017 in Bor town. A group of men robbed the compound and assaulted two INGO staff members that required medical treatment after being badly beaten. Yes Official Report
1046 Oct 17 2010 TD Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 13.212495 18.3396815 Unknown Unknown 1 national staff (driver) of an INGO was severely beaten during an ambush on the road. Yes Focal Point
2115 Oct 6 2015 CF Central African Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 5.384798 16.990356 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On 6 October, a private truck part of a Minusca-escorted convoy from Cameroon and carrying UN food commodities was looted near the town of Yaloke,along Bossemptele-Bangui axis. The incident occurred after armed men had opened fire against the convoy, killing one truck driver and wounding another one who later succumbed to injuries once at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2911 Oct 22 2019 ET Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.9806034 38.7577605 Criminal Unknown Two female INGO international staff members walking back to their hotel from an event in Addis Ababa were attacked by four unknown criminal men and strangled until they were unconcious, where they were then robbed. Once the staff members gained consciousness they walked back to the hotel and reported the incident. Yes Focal Point
780 Oct 17 2008 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 30 70 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff abducted and released after 6 days. Motive deemed 'personal' Yes Focal Point
1845 Oct 22 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.766627 47.429627 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was shot and injured by an unknown armed man. The attack may have been connected to an inter-clan dispute. Yes Official Report
2652 Oct 18 2018 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 15.566667 49.233334 Unaffiliated Community members One male national contractor was shot at the INGO's project site after being assaulted by individuals from the local community. The motive for the attack is unknown. The incident occurred in or close to Raydah. Yes Focal Point
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
1054 Oct 17 2010 SL Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.4631769 -10.7846261 Unknown Unknown 1 local employee of an INGO was attacked at night while she traveled in a commercial vehicle. Men attacked her with knives and sticks, stole valuables, and took her to an isolated location for around 3 hours. She was hospitalised for injuries. Yes Focal Point
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
2121 Oct 6 2015 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 13.447898 22.464908 Unknown Unknown A female national staff member for a INGO was shot in the leg and robbed while at home. Yes Focal Point
1316 Oct 30 2011 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.77396 47.42506 Unknown Unknown An acting director of a LNGO was killed by unknown gunmen in Garsoor village near hotel Guure. Circumstances unclear. Pending Archived
1584 Oct 1 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 32.64052 65.570947 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four locally-employed workers (three labourers and a driver) who were subcontracted by a Community Development Council for an NGO-implemented NSP programme were killed after being intercepted by AOG while en route to a stone quarry. Yes Official Report
1585 Oct 3 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.824871 31.607858 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member sustained injuries during a fight with three robbers at his home. Yes Official Report
788 Oct 11 2007 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 2.11667 45.4 Unknown Unknown 2 NGO national staff wounded when driving their belonging to an INGO. The gunmen stopped the car and reportedly shot and wounded the two occupants before driving away with the vehicle. Archived Archived
1586 Oct 4 2013 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 30.191604 66.998056 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local NGO director was reportedly kidnapped for ransom by armed men while heading to his office. The rescue attempt failed to recover the victim. UPDATE: the director was freed on 7 December 2013 by his abductors in Mastung district. Yes Official Report
2124 Oct 4 2015 YE Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 13.587248 44.03514 Unknown Unknown Taij branch of the Red Crescent reported the death of a Yemeni Red Crescent volunteer. He was on his way to the Revolutionary hospital to provide support to patients admitted to the hospital when he was killed by a ricocheting bullet. Yes Focal Point
1587 Oct 4 2013 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.529402 68.757858 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of an INGO was abducted on the road. Yes Official Report
1588 Oct 6 2013 YE Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.306405 44.1896 Unknown Unknown A UN international staff member was ambushed and kidnapped by armed men while he was in his vehicle. UPDATE: He was released on 8 November 2014. Yes Official Report
1589 Oct 7 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.580692 69.221584 Unknown Unknown Three national NGO staff members (driver and two engineers) were ambushed and kidnapped. A third engineer was present but managed to escape. Yes Official Report
1590 Oct 6 2013 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 4.839911 31.611074 Unknown Unknown Two UN staff members were severely assaulted and sustained multiple stab wounds at the vicinity of their compound in the evening. They were admitted into a hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
1591 Oct 3 2013 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.955277 27.509186 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One NGO staff member was assaulted by an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
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
1063 Oct 16 2010 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 34.00037 68.71346 Unknown Unknown A driver of a contracted truck was killed in an ambush Yes Focal Point
1592 Oct 12 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.105581 70.51334 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An off-duty NGO staff member, along with seven other civilians, was killed when the bazaar was struck by a rocket launched by an armed opposition group. Nine other civilians were injured. Yes Official Report
3163 Oct 15 2020 NE Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 16.786111 6.933611 Unknown Unknown Two INGO national staff members travelling in a vehicle in Amataltal, were ambushed by a mob of unknown men. One staff was injured after the mob tied up both staff, confined them to the car trunk, and drove the vehicle into the desert where the staff were left and the car was stolen.  Yes Focal Point
260 Oct 2003 SO Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO international (British) staff shot dead in their home. Archived Archived
1065 Oct 18 2010 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 13.1909231 22.7402454 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck was attacked on the road and the driver's assistant killed. Yes Focal Point
1593 Oct 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.801572 71.216105 Non-state armed group: National Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) A community health worker, who seemed to have ties to Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) fighters, was abducted by members of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). He was abducted with at least three IEA fighters, who were able to escape, but the community health worker was recaptured and killed. He was beaten to death with sticks. Yes Official Report
3164 Oct 8 2020 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -2.5 28.866667 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff was attacked and severely beaten by a mob of unknown men in Bukavu. He was left unconscious and his belongings stolen.  Yes Focal Point
261 Oct 2003 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 8.3676771 49.083416 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international (Italian) staff killed when shot at workplace. Archived Archived
1594 Oct 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 34.002473 62.224309 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local NGO workers were shot and wounded when the bus they were traveling on was fired at by armed men attempting an ambush at an illegal checkpoint. The bus kept driving and victims received medical treatment. Yes Official Report
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
1595 Oct 23 2013 SD Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 12.008688 24.840129 Unknown Unknown The head of a Sudanese NGO was killed when armed carjackers ambushed and hijacked the NGO vehicle. Another NGO staff member and a police officer were also injured. The attack happened about 15 kilometers southwest of Nyala. Pending Media
263 Oct 2003 LR Liberia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Unknown 5.7499721 -9.3658524 Non-state armed group: National Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) 1 INGO national staff robbed and assaulted by passing LURD patrol. Archived Archived
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
264 Oct 3 2003 SD Sudan 0 10 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Landmine Ambush Road 12 30.75 Unknown Unknown 8 INGO national staff killed, 2 national staff wounded when their vehicle hit a mine on the road from Kauda to Karkar, Oct 3. Archived Archived
799 Oct 17 2008 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 1.79767 44.90755 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff was injured during a shooting incident in Merka. Yes Focal Point
1070 Oct 13 2010 HT Haiti 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.53917 -72.335 Unknown Unknown A convoy of contracted trucks was attacked. Two drivers were shot and injured. Yes Focal Point
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
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
2934 Oct 13 2016 CF Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7 19.183333 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One ICRC staff member was reportedly killed during clashes between Ex-Seleka militia and MINUSCA forces in Kaga-Bandoro. Pending ACLED
2935 Oct 14 2015 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Custody 4.737425 22.819462 Unknown Unknown Four INGO staff members were reportedly taken from their office in Bangassou by unknown armed perpetrators. They were all released 30 minutes later, but one international staff member had serious injuries. Pending ACLED
1602 Oct 13 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 3 3 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.899383 36.763292 Islamic State (IS) Six ICRC staff and one Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer were abducted by gunmen who had opened fire on the Red Cross convoy as they were traveling to Damascus. Three ICRC staff and the one Red Crescent volunteer were released the next day. The ICRC is awaiting information on the remaining three. Reports from ICRC in April 2019 indicate the remaining international staff member and two national staff members may still be alive, although specific information about their whereabouts is unknown. Yes Media
2675 Oct 17 2018 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 8.366917 31.136611 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was taken by an opposition group after a dispute regarding the INGO project's drilling equipment in Jiech, Jonglei state. The staff member was released after 2 weeks, but had injuries to various parts of his body. Yes Focal Point
1076 Oct 17 2010 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.3508273 62.2164003 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted staff members were abducted by a group of militants while returning from a mission. One employee was released on 28 Oct while the other was released on 4 Nov; both unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2944 Oct 20 2019 SN Senegal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.666667 -17.416667 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was stabbed by a criminal perpetrator until he handed over the keys to his motorcycle on a public street in Dakar. Yes Focal Point
2945 Oct 9 2019 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.313611 32.581111 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured after his phone was stolen in a shopping mall which resulted in a physical altercation. Yes Focal Point
3185 Oct 8 2020 BD Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Road 20.866667 92.3 Police or paramilitary Security Forces One female national staff member of an INGO was sexually assaulted by security forces at a road checkpoint in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar.  Yes Focal Point
1354 Oct 9 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.256395 70.787806 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A local NGO staff member was injured when a roadside IED detonated near a taxi that two staff members were traveling in. Reports deemed it unlikely that they were targetted, as they were traveling low-profile. Yes Official Report
1355 Oct 2 2012 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 6.770838 47.42873 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Turkish aid worker was wounded in the crossfire during an interclan firefight while traveling in Galkayo. Pending Media
1356 Oct 11 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.321392 64.811084 Unknown Unknown Four national NGO engineers (from Kabul and Ghazni) were wounded when a group of armed men stormed their guesthouse building and opened fire. Yes Official Report
2426 Oct 16 2017 TD Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 13.533333 14.316667 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was killed in a botched home invasion/robbery in Bagasola. Yes Focal Point
1357 Oct 15 2012 NE Niger 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 4 5 0 0 1 1 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 14.510833 6.765 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Five national NGO staffers and one international (Chadian) were kidnapped from their compound by unidentified gunmen believed to be members of a militant group associated with Al Qaeda. One staffer was shot during the abduction and later died of his wounds. The others were released a month later after being held captive in the deserts of Islamist-controlled northern Mali. Pending Media
1358 Oct 14 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.20219 64.864222 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four national staffers of an INGO were kidnapped while driving back from a project site. They were held until Oct 21 and interrogated by an armed opposition group, before being released unharmed. Yes Official Report
1359 Oct 14 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.033527 60.834829 Unknown Unknown Four staff of a local NGO were abducted from their vehicle, which was being used as an ambulance, while they were providing health services to the patients. They were all released unharmed 6 days later. Yes Official Report
1360 Oct 18 2012 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Road 34.506988 65.535667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national NGO driver was abducted from his vehicle and held for two days after gunmen failed to identify a targeted staff member for the kidnapping. Yes Official Report
2433 Oct 1 2017 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Non-State Armed Actor abducted one male national INGO staff member in Taiz, Yemen. He was released nine days after negotiations on October 9th. Yes Focal Point
2171 Oct 9 2016 YE Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 15.369445 44.191007 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One off-duty national staff member from the IFRC was among the dead as a result of an attack on a funeral hall by aerial bombardment. Reports say that the Houthi-led government blames the attack on the Saudi-led coalition, something that Saudi Arabia denies. One source from the ICRC stated in a media report that there was more than one airstrike made on the target. The Saudi-led coalition later claimed responsibility. Yes Media
2435 Oct 22 2017 ML Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 17.570692 -3.996166 Unknown Unknown Two national INGO staff members were kidnapped while they were traveling in a vehicle. No further information is available about this incident from the reporting agency, Yes Focal Point
2172 Oct 8 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member working for an INGO was reportedly killed in the evening hours. The incident is believed to be a result of a family dispute and not related to the staff member's work for the INGO. Yes Official Report
2173 Oct 1 2016 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 34.419849 70.472943 Host State Afghan Armed Forces A UN agency national staff member was killed at a family residence in a crossfire which occurred during a search operation by Afghan forces. Further details on the incident are not currently available. Yes Official Report
2437 Oct 23 2017 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.329652 40.135034 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed in the line of duty in Deir Ezzour on 23 October while the volunteer was giving First Aid support and was in the vicinity of mortar fire. Initial reports suggest it was a wrong place wrong time incident. At the same time, another volunteer was wounded. Yes Focal Point
3206 Oct 11 2020 UG Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 2.781667 32.299167 Unknown Unknown One INGO national guard was seriously beaten by a group of intruders who raided the office compound in Gulu. Yes Focal Point
2176 Oct 10 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.231669 33.494397 Unknown Unknown Armed men attacked an INGO in Chukudum in Budi county, Eastern Equatorial. One INGO national staff member was killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
2177 Oct 14 2016 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.403983 32.57412 Unknown Unknown Gunmen jumped in front of a moving INGO vehicle and shot a number of rounds that hit the front, rear, and passenger's side of the car. Although the driver was able to drive away from the scene, the passenger, a national staff member for an INGO, was fatally shot in the incident. They were driving on the Torit-Katire road, south of Torit town. Yes Official Report
2178 Oct 15 2016 NE Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 15.464294 6.2854 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) Islamic State-linked gunmen, suspected al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, stormed the house of an American NGO worker in Abalak and kidnapped him. It is reported that he is being transported to Mali. It is believed that this is the first incident where an American has been abducted in Niger, although another failed attempt was made in 1999 on U.S. embassy staff. Two guards were also killed in the attack. In a September 2019 interview the Nigerien President confirmed the kidnapped aid worker is still alive. Yes Media
575 Oct 12 2007 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff trucking co partner was killed in South Darfur on the road between the state capital Nyala and the city of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, 12 October. Archived Archived
2179 Oct 16 2016 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.767087 27.399837 Unknown Unknown A UN national male staff member was assaulted with metal objects by a group of three men in Aweil town. The assailants had targeted this particular staff member and had asked other civilians to point him out. While the attack does not appear to be the result of the victim being an aid worker, it was ethnically motivated. Other staff members came to his aid and he received medical attention at a clinic for injuries to his face, head, and back. Yes Official Report
576 Oct 16 2007 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 2 UN national staff contracted drivers contracted shot and killed by unidentified assailants in Darfur, 16 October. The incident occured in South Darfur on the road between the town of Ed Daien and the city of El Obeid. The men were returning to El Obeid after delivering supplies. Archived Archived
1113 Oct 7 2009 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 13.4435 22.4452278 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was beaten and taken into custody by GoS police for unknown reasons. After arrival at the police station, he was immediately released. The staff member was brought to the clinic after he complained of pain in the head. No reason was given for his arrest despite inquiries. Yes Official Report
2180 Oct 17 2016 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.846295 31.607173 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members for a local NGO were hurt during a scuffle with a perpetrator that tried to rob them of their valuables while they were travelling on a boda-boda between Hai Malakal and Munuki in the afternoon. Although their injuries were minor, they did require medical attention at a nearby clinic. Yes Official Report
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
577 Oct 8 2007 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO national staff shot and killed when fleeing the town of Muhajeria which was attacked, 8 October. 13 humanitarian workers were evacuated on the following day after heavy fighting and violence. Other staff members fled in an attempt to join and protect their families. Archived Archived
578 Oct 17 2007 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 2.033333 45.35 Host state Local government actors 1 UN national staff kidnapped: 60 armed men had stormed the UN agency compound in the south of Mogadishu and marched away with the agency head at gunpoint. The UN halted food distribution in response. The Mayor of Mogadishu, said that the humanitarian organisations were fuelling the insurgency by feeding terrorists in the camps. Last month he cut off water supplies to several of the sprawling tent cities. Aid workers and diplomats suggested that he was the most likely figure behind yesterday Archived Archived
579 Oct 10 2007 TD Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 15 19 Unknown Unknown 1 NGO international staff kidnapped by rebels while he was in the northern part of the country, Oct. 10. Archived Media
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
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
1920 Oct 3 2014 PH Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 11.251793 125.00648 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was stabbed several times and declared dead on arrive at the hospital. The suspect was apprehended. Yes Focal Point
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
323 Oct 2004 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.93911 67.709953 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff wounded when hit in shootout. Archived Archived
2457 Oct 12 2017 MU Mauritius 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -20.166274 57.502302 Unknown Unknown A man on a motorbike grabbed the handbag of a female UN national staff member after she had left the office for the day. Having held onto the strap, she fell to the ground and was dragged behind the motorcyclist as he tried to steal it. The perpetrator let go of the bag when passers-by shouted at him. The staff member did not have any broken bones but went to the hospital to seek treatment for her cuts and bruises. Yes Focal Point
324 Oct 3 2004 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff shot and killed in Goma, Oct 3. Yes Official Report
325 Oct 10 2004 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 31.649741 35.162072 Unknown Unknown 1 UN national staff killed in explosion. Yes Official Report
326 Oct 2004 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 3 Landmine Ambush Road 13.5 23.5 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff, 1 national staff killed and 1 national staff injured by landmine between Muzbat and Um Baru in Darfur. Archived Archived
327 Oct 2004 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Unknown 33.0955793 44.1749775 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO international staff kidnapped in Iraq and later killed. Archived Archived
1930 Oct 11 2014 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 7.644954 47.827913 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member in Burtinle, Somalia was assaulted and stabbed with a knife at home by two individuals that had personal grievances against the aid agency that employed the female staff member. Yes Focal Point
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
869 Oct 22 2009 SD Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.329444 25.08565623 Unknown Unknown 1 IFRC international (French/British) staff kidnapped from Darfur by a group of armed men who later demanded $1 million ransom. Released, 18 March 2010. Archived Archived
1939 Oct 13 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.990556 35.970278 Unaffiliated Not applicable One local INGO staff member was shot by crossfire during a private dispute while standing outside the clinic. Hospitalized, he is in stable condition. Yes Focal Point
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
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
3246 Oct 4 2020 CO Colombia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 7.090278 -70.761667 Unknown Unknown One female UN staff member was sexually assaulted in her home. Yes Focal Point
2216 Oct 22 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 Unknown Project site 36.202105 36.202105 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike while performing his humanitarian duties in Aleppo. Yes Media
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
3247 Oct 15 2020 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 33.577222 68.185556 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One NGO staff was kidnapped from his home in Jaghatu district while he was on annual leave. He was released on November 30, 2020. Yes Focal Point
2217 Oct 6 2016 KE Kenya 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack