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ID Month Day Year Sort descending 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
1717 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1718 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1719 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1720 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1721 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1722 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1723 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1724 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1725 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1726 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1727 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1728 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1729 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC based on an official list of names provided by the Secretary General of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent of the Syrian staff and volunteers killed in 2013. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1380 Jan 1 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 1 6 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.047569 72.403637 Unknown Unknown Seven national NGO staff, six females and one male, were shot and killed by gunmen on motorcyles who ambushed their vehicle. The workers were involved with a community health and education center that provided immunizations, among other services. Yes Official Report
1381 Jan 5 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.190242 71.76248 Unknown Unknown Two local NGO staff (one programme coordinator and a driver) were shot and killed in a bazaar. Investigation is ongoing, but the NGO has termed the violence work related. Yes Official Report
1388 Jan 6 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Body-borne IED Raid Public location 31.0048 66.397653 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national NGO staff member was killed, along with six others, when two suicide bombers detonated their body-borne IEDs after shooting their way inside district council building Yes Official Report
1382 Jan 7 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.693426 65.165404 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Four national staff members of an INGO (three community trainers and one driver) were abducted while travelling through the Jarqala area. All released by 23rd January after negotiations, but threatened with assassination if the continue to work for aid organisations in the area. Yes Official Report
1389 Jan 8 2013 JO Jordan 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 5 0 5 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 32.294292 36.322186 Aid recipient Refugees Five INGO aid workers and five UN-contracted guards were injured when a refugee mob attacked, presumably because of frustrations triggered by recent flooding in the camp. Yes Media
1708 Jan 10 2013 PK Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Individual attack Public location 30.191235 67.025564 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN employee was killed when a suicide bomber detonated an IED in a public area of Quetta. Yes Focal Point
1383 Jan 11 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Public location 34.012597 72.032854 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO nurse was shot and killed on her way to work, having received prior death threats. Yes Official Report
1384 Jan 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.267172 65.050769 Unknown Unknown A national staff member working for an NGO demining agency was shot and killed by a group of armed men during a kidnapping attempt. Yes Official Report
1702 Jan 13 2013 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown -0.841605 29.048446 Unknown Unknown One Red Cross worker was shot and killed by unknown armed men when trying to stop them from raping a woman. Yes Focal Point
1385 Jan 14 2013 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.488738 69.13724 Unknown Unknown A national staffer of a UN agency was stabbed in a violent robbery by three assailants. Yes Official Report
1386 Jan 16 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 34.525896 69.17015 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO employees were injured by a vehicle-borne IED detonated by the driver in a suicide attack on an NDS facility. A total of 27 civilians were injured in the blast, including the aid workers. Yes Official Report
1387 Jan 23 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.092172 65.166145 Unaffiliated Not applicable An international doctor was kidnapped when his NGO vehicle was ambushed. The motive was to have him treat sick relatives, and he was later released by the perpetrators Yes Official Report
1673 Jan 24 2013 ID Indonesia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road -6.21195 106.845056 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was hit in the head and subsequently hospitalized when unknown individuals threw stones at the INGO vehicle. Yes Focal Point
1841 Jan 27 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 2.056278 45.300605 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured when a shooting broke out in front of a medical health facility managed by the INGO. Yes Official Report
1390 Jan 27 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.542694 69.165394 Unknown Unknown An international INGO staffer was kidnapped as the unmarked vehicle he was riding in was ambushed by four armed men. UPDATE: The NGO employee has been released from captivity in good health. Yes Official Report
1835 Jan 28 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 0.120341 40.301715 Unknown Unknown A paramedic for the Kenyan Red Cross Society was injured when three gunmen shot at the ambulance after the driver ignored instructions to stop. Yes Official Report
1659 Jan 31 2013 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.816957 29.109423 Unknown Unknown One INGO female staff member was abducted, but was released three days later. Yes Focal Point
1391 Jan 31 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 33.89949 70.101691 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two aid workers on polio vaccination team were killed when their car ran over a roadside IED Yes Official Report
1392 Jan 31 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 24.86803 66.918385 Unknown Unknown Four national NGO workers of a local NGO, including the driver, were abducted in Maripur, Karachi on their way to distribute medicines and other aid. UPDATE: All four were released. Yes Official Report
1777 Feb 1 2013 SN Senegal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 14.699193 -17.467716 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was on his way to the office when two men on a scooter attempted to steal his laptop bag. He was stabbed and was treated at a clinic. Yes Focal Point
1782 Feb 3 2013 IQ Iraq 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 34.416297 41.215314 Aid recipient Refugees One national INGO social worker was injured during an altercation with a group of Syrian refugees. There was a disagreement concerning service delivery between the social worker and one of the Syrian refugees, and more than 25 other Syrian refugees became involved. The social worker and one of the refugees were hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
1393 Feb 4 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.862093 66.067575 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national NGO staffer was killed when the NGO vehicle hit a roadside IED Yes Official Report
1714 Feb 5 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 7.597302 29.700877 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted truck driver was severely beaten and killed by unknown armed individuals. The driver's cash and IDs were stolen, but no food from the truck was taken. The driver's assistant managed to escape and reported the incident to the police. Yes Focal Point
1715 Feb 6 2013 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.878453 31.131175 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted truck driver was shot and killed by four armed bandits. The driver's cash and mobile phone were taken. Yes Focal Point
1394 Feb 8 2013 NG Nigeria 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 1 5 2 Shooting Raid Project site 12.000364 8.513792 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Eight polio vaccinators working on a UN agency-sponsored immunization campaign were shot and killed when gunmen stormed two clinics. Pending Media
1709 Feb 8 2013 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 14.205387 24.64345 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member, a security guard supervisor, was found stabbed to death. The perpetrators and the motive are unknown. Yes Focal Point
1735 Feb 9 2013 KG Kyrgyzstan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 42.841004 74.608645 Unknown Unknown A UN consultant suffered a broken nose when attacked by unknown assailants while on his way home. Yes Focal Point
1736 Feb 10 2013 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 1.566667 30.25 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One national UN worker was severely beaten by FARDC soldiers for having committed adultery. Yes Focal Point
1778 Feb 12 2013 YE Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16.075451 43.37951 Staff member Contractor One national INGO staff member was abducted by a disgruntled vendor who was contracted by the same INGO. The incident appears to be related to a contract dispute: the vendor was asked to suspend sales over allegations of misconduct. Yes Focal Point
1396 Feb 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 34.786227 70.47759 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A national NGO ambulance driver was hit and seriously wounded by small arms fire during an attack by opposition forces on an Afghan Army convoy Yes Official Report
1701 Feb 16 2013 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location -0.360445 42.548779 Police or paramilitary Somaliland Rapid Response Unit (RRU) One local NGO staff member was shot and killed by local police forces at a police station in Kismayo. The individual was injured but later died of his injuries. Yes Official Report
1842 Feb 18 2013 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One LNGO manager was wounded during clashes between two groups of Al Shabaab fighters. The clash was reportedly triggered by a dispute over the continuation of the LNGO's activities. Yes Official Report
1397 Mar 1 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.508172 69.826566 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three national NGO staffers were wounded when their vehicle detonated an IED.Unclear if it had recently been planted or if the NGO was specifically targeted Yes Official Report
1398 Mar 5 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.035312 27.76364 Unknown Unknown An INGO worker was assaulted and robbed, sustaining serious injuries. Yes Official Report
1399 Mar 10 2013 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.595324 29.992201 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member and driver were ambushed and shot by armed robbers while riding in a humanitarian relief convoy. Yes Official Report
1436 Mar 11 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 32.39233 64.490984 Unknown Unknown Three deminers were kidnapped from the home of a non-NGO-affiliated civilian at gunpoint. UPDATE: All three aid workers were safely released two months later on 11 May. Yes Official Report
1712 Mar 11 2013 YE Yemen 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 13.222951 45.305485 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO worker was shot in the leg by militia members, who mistakenly identified him as an Al Qaeda affiliate. Yes Focal Point
1759 Mar 12 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 36.3121 36.687433 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Two INGO workers (Italian and British) were abducted by ISIS in northern Syria, close to the Turkish border. UPDATE: The Italian staff member was released over a year later, on 26 May 2014. The British staff member was tortured and killed on 13 September 2014. Yes Official Report
1615 Mar 13 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.372937 36.112475 Unknown Unknown A UN staff member suffered injuries when he was hit by shrapnel from a nearby explosion in Khan Eshieh camp on 13 March. He died from his injuries the next day. Yes Official Report
1400 Mar 13 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.456784 36.244222 Unknown Unknown An EU humanitarian officer was killed in a rocket attack in Deraya, a suburb of Damascus Pending Media
1401 Mar 13 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 24.949247 66.966768 Unknown Unknown A well-known female aid worker was shot and killed by four armed motorcyclists after leaving her office. Pending Media
1787 Mar 14 2013 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.800525 25.442011 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted driver was abducted by unknown individuals, who demanded money for his release. Both the driver and the truck were released 35 days later. Yes Focal Point
1402 Mar 15 2013 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.456226 32.426302 Criminal Unknown A UN-contracted driver and assistant were ambushed and severely wounded by armed robbers. Yes Official Report
1746 Mar 17 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.88509 38.872152 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted drivers were abducted by unknown armed groups, who robbed the drivers of their personal belongings and stole the contents of the trucks' cargo. It appears that the owner of the trucks paid a ransom and that the drivers were released. Yes Focal Point
1803 Mar 17 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.115195 40.796915 Unknown Unknown Two UN-contracted drivers were kidnapped by unknown armed men. The trucks' contents and the drivers' personal belongings were also taken. They were kept by their kidnappers until a ransom was paid by the owner of the trucks. Yes Focal Point
1403 Mar 21 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Project site 33.919194 71.80859 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local NGO workers were killed, along with at least 10 IDPs, when a remote controlled car bomb exploded on a road inside the camp. Yes Official Report
1737 Mar 21 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 12 0 1 11 0 12 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 12 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Project site 33.725714 71.791983 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Eleven NGO personnel were wounded and one killed when a VBIED detonated by an IDP camp. Yes Focal Point
1684 Mar 22 2013 TR Turkey 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.202809 36.160299 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was walking when he was stabbed in the back by three men. Yes Focal Point
1404 Mar 23 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 37.100702 70.556226 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A German expatriate worker was abducted by an armed opposition group while out for a walk. He was released unharmed a day later due to negotiations with local networks. Yes Official Report
1405 Mar 24 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.771998 68.369368 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A local NGO staffer, working as a National Solidarity Program (government-led aid and reconstruction) facilitator, was ambushed, kidnapped and beaten by an armed opposition group. Released after local community members appealed intervened. Yes Official Report
1406 Mar 26 2013 YE Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 15.337484 44.184304 Unknown Unknown An international ICRC worker was shot and slightly wounded in a kidnap attempt while driving in a car with her husband. Yes Media
1407 Mar 30 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Office/compound 10.099652 33.337104 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An employee of a commercial company contracted by the UN was shot and wounded when a group of twenty armed, masked men raided their organization's compound. The unknown perpretrators left without stealing anything after the incident. Yes Official Report
1738 Mar 30 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.611816 36.488004 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted worker was injured when a mortar shell hit a warehouse. He was hospitalized and required surgery to remove shrapnel. Yes Focal Point
1437 Mar 31 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.07075 64.838216 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staff member, a male nurse, was killed in an IED detonation in a bazaar whilst en route to the Poza Community Health Clinic. Yes Official Report
1747 Mar 31 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.071229 36.970299 Unknown Unknown Three UN-contracted drivers transporting food rations were abducted by unknown armed men. One was released, but the other two are still being held. The perpetrators refuse to return the food rations. Yes Focal Point
1438 Apr 5 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 35.320299 64.811138 Unaffiliated Not applicable Armed individuals shot and killed an INGO staff member in front of his residence due to a family dispute. Yes Official Report
1409 Apr 6 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 32.105109 66.914374 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A US Government representative, delivering in-kind aid for a reconstruction project, was killed when a suicide bomber detonated the vehicle-borne explosive near her convoy on the road. Pending Media
1408 Apr 8 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Home 4.84914 31.510543 Unaffiliated Spouse A UN agency worker was killed by her husband in a domestic dispute. Yes Official Report
1410 Apr 14 2013 SO Somalia 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 4 4 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Road 2.020684 45.304072 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national driver for a third country Red Crescent Society was killed and three international staff wounded in Mogadishu when a suicide car bomb targeting government court buildings detonated as their convoy passed by. Yes Media
1411 Apr 14 2013 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 Project site 36.215698 37.159321 Unknown Unknown A national Red Crescent worker was killed when a mortar hit the warehouse he was guarding. Yes Official Report
1412 Apr 16 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.822773 66.05806 Unknown Unknown Two Afghan Red Crescent Society staff members were killed and two wounded when unknown men opened fire on their vehicle on the road. UPDATE: After the attack on the ARCS staff, the group suspended its work in the area. Yes Official Report
1414 Apr 21 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.43058 70.448037 Unknown Unknown A national NGO staffer was shot and seriously injured by armed men on a motorcycle, while walking to work. Yes Official Report
1415 Apr 21 2013 SS South Sudan 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.689385 31.703351 Criminal Unknown Two UN-contracted employees (driver and assistant) were shot and killed when their convoy was ambushed by two armed men after delivering food to the UN Agency warehouse in Juba; their cash, phones, and other belongings were stolen. Simultaneously, another convoy was approaching from the opposite direction, and another UN-contracted driver was shot and killed and his two assistants injured. Yes Focal Point
1416 Apr 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.974898 63.728285 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable During an ambush, an NGO national staffer was singled out among colleagues (as team leader) and kidnapped by armed men who also burned the vehicle. He was later released unharmed as a result of intervention and negotiations by local elders. Yes Official Report
1417 Apr 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.275146 69.880273 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO national staff member went missing whilst travelling along the Hisarak-Azra road, and presumed kidnapped. UPDATE: The aid worker was released unharmed on 18 May. Yes Official Report
1418 Apr 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.496282 65.000801 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Ten national staff members from a community-based demining program of an international partner (private company) were abducted by armed men. They were released four days later after mediation by local elders Yes Official Report
1419 Apr 23 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Unknown 34.659791 61.107952 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Three INGO staff, one international and two national, were kidnapped by a local armed opposition group, later released unharmed following negotiations by community elders. Yes Official Report
1420 Apr 28 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 32.913926 66.001905 Unaffiliated Not applicable A guard working for an international organization was shot and killed outside his home. The attack was deemed to be stemming from a personal grievance and not related to his organizational affiliation. Yes Official Report
1534 Apr 29 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 34.551047 69.163852 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was sexually assaulted and subsequently hospitalized after five masked men broke into the NGO guesthoust and robbed the residents. Three other staff members were present, but seem to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
1452 May 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 24.860551 67.009926 Unknown Unknown One senior NGO worker associated with education projects was gunned down. This is the second killing of a staffer from this NGO. Yes Official Report
1685 May 2 2013 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.365248 23.142216 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members were injured (one shot and one severely beaten) when their aid convoy was attacked by seven armed men. Yes Focal Point
1422 May 4 2013 SS South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.187749 31.781709 Unknown Unknown One UN national contractor was killed and another wounded in a shooting when their vehicle was ambushed on the Bor-Juba road. Yes Official Report
1423 May 4 2013 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location -1.183623 29.448832 Unknown Unknown One INGO staffer was shot dead by unknown gunmen. Yes Official Report
1424 May 9 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 11 11 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.08067 70.665404 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Eleven national staff of a demining NGO were kidnapped in an ambush by an armed opposition group. UPDATE: All 11 were released unharmed on 31 May, following the intervention of community elders. Yes Official Report
1425 May 9 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 34.544427 69.159857 Staff member Not applicable One staff member of a demining agency was shot and killed by a co-worker, a security guard, inside the agency's compound as a result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
1426 May 10 2013 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 0.110197 40.314053 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was shot as a collateral victim to an attack on a Kenya Police Reservist. He is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
1427 May 11 2013 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 4.849856 31.59948 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was car-jacked and beaten; his car and other valuables on his person were stolen. Yes Official Report
1444 May 11 2013 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 31.634808 67.247748 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members were killed when an IED struck the vehicle of an IO-contracted implementing partner for a demining program. Initial assessment indicates that this was likely an IED detonation, but the possibility remains that it was an Explosive Remnant of War. Yes Official Report
1428 May 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.320271 67.483171 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members were affected when an Afghan civilian was allegedly targeted in an ambush on the vehicle they were all in. Yes Official Report
1429 May 13 2013 YE Yemen 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.220754 45.305945 Non-state armed group: Subnational Al-Marakisha tribe Three ICRC staff members were abducted while traveling by car in the Southern Province of Abyan. They were released unharmed two days later. Yes Media
1674 May 14 2013 MR Mauritania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 18.083949 -15.978341 Unknown Unknown During a break-in, one INGO member was stabbed in the hand. Yes Focal Point
1683 May 15 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.18 34.095 Non-state armed group: Subnational Murle Tribesman One national INGO staff member was injured when Murule tribesmen attacked an aid convoy. The convoy was traveling with a local leader, who was the target of the attack. Yes Focal Point
1454 May 15 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 36.212228 36.519075 Unknown Unknown Three German aid workers were kidnapped in the town of Harem near the northern border with Turkey. UPDATE: Two of three escaped on 3 July 2013. The third also escaped his kidnappers on 4 September 2013. Pending Media
1779 May 20 2013 TR Turkey 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 36.497956 36.364129 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member (Syrian) was attacked and stabbed by two Turkish assailants, one of whom was the staff member's neighbor. Attack seems targeted, but motive unknown. Yes Focal Point
1430 May 21 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 0.50605 35.269086 Unknown Unknown One security guard was killed when a group of men armed with blades forced entry to the office of an NGO, which they then robbed. Yes Official Report
1431 May 22 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.93322 36.634538 Host State Unknown An Indian national working with a British NGO was killed in a refugee hospital in Idlib Province during an air strike. Pen Media
1432 May 23 2013 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 6.810839 29.675678 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was shot in his home by an unknown gunman during the night. He was hospitalized and received emergency surgery, but later passed away. Yes Official Report
1433 May 24 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 4 0 1 3 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.527581 69.16714 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An IO building in Kabul was attacked with a car bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and armed gunmen, resulting in the death of one staff member and injuries to three more staff. Foreign staff seemed to have been specifically targeted. Yes Official Report
1843 May 25 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.021074 45.288353 Host State Somali Armed Forces One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces. Yes Official Report
1434 May 25 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.949373 68.516697 Unknown Unknown Two staff members of a demining NGO were kidnapped at an illegal checkpoint on the Kabul-Bamyan highway. Yes Official Report
1445 May 25 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 0.351096 40.872108 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One Kenyan Red Cross official was killed during clashes between Al Shabaab and the Administrative Police. Yes Official Report
1435 May 27 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Public location 36.142298 65.35696 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO staff member, who also served as headmaster of a local boys' school, was killed by an armed opposition group near his home after arranging a meeting with the group. There are indications this killling was not related to his affiliation with an INGO. Yes Official Report
1439 May 29 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 4 Body-borne IED Raid Office/compound 34.430247 70.448678 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two suicide bombers detonated explosives at the International Committee of the Red Cross compound, killing one security guard and injuring three staff members. Following the attack, the ICRC closed their sub delegation in Jalalabad and temporarily stopped all staff movements in the country. Yes Official Report
1640 Jun 1 2013 IN India 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Unknown 22.57179 88.361727 Unaffiliated Not applicable A female aid worker was drugged and sexually assaulted by a local businessman. She subsequently attempted suicide and was hospitalized. Pending Media
1440 Jun 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 35.221192 71.049777 Unknown Unknown An INGO translator was injured as his vehicle struck an IED; this is likely connected to a tribal dispute. Yes Official Report
1441 Jun 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.607889 62.226317 Non-state armed group: Subnational District Shadow Governor (DSG) Five national staff members of a demining INGO and a tribal elder were kidnapped while in transit, with the elder and two of the aid workers released soon after. UPDATE: All three staff members were released unharmed approximately three days after abduction. Yes Official Report
1450 Jun 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.490446 65.415074 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) A national staff deminer, working for a private company contracted on behalf of an International Organisation, was killed in a targeted IMF airstrike. The company has suspended operations in the area until further notice. Yes Official Report
1679 Jun 4 2013 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 11.123514 22.961818 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was killed due to fighting between two tribal groups. Yes Focal Point
1447 Jun 5 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Road 0.127567 34.278379 Unaffiliated Not applicable An aid agency worker was killed and dumped in a bush in Rarieda, Siaya County. Police stated that an investigation has been launched. UPDATE: She was on her way to buy a plot of land, and this was assessed as a criminal matter, unrelated to her status as an aid worker. Pending Media
1451 Jun 6 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 34.011163 71.568895 Unknown Unknown One polio vaccinator was killed and another injured when they were attacked by two gunmen on a motorcycle. The UN agency running the vaccination campaign in Peshawar temporarily suspended operations as a result. Yes Official Report
1686 Jun 7 2013 SS South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 9.939815 33.809694 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) Three INGO staff members were tied up and beaten by drunk SPLA members for refusing to pay a bribe. Yes Focal Point
1754 Jun 8 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.218055 37.105819 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted drivers were detained for 7 days by an unknown armed group, who stole the food rations that the trucks were transporting. They were eventually released on 14 June 2013. Yes Focal Point
1470 Jun 9 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.318849 68.854718 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Police (ANP) One NGO doctor was abducted on his way back to Maidan Shahr from Nirkh after passing an ANP check post. He was beaten unconscious while in their captivity, demanded he provide them with weaponry and ammunition, accused him of being a spy, and he was released later in the day after intervention by locals. Yes Official Report
1743 Jun 9 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 35.806881 36.317978 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted driver was severely injured when a missile hit his truck. He was hospitalized, and the cargo in the truck was completely destroyed. Yes Focal Point
1442 Jun 10 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.274566 63.11168 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three national NGO staff members were kidnapped while in transit. UPDATE: 18 June all the three abductees were released unharmed in Seyah Sang area of Pashtun Zarghun, following the negotiations held by the community elders. Yes Official Report
1785 Jun 11 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.965478 38.979869 Non-state armed group: National Al-Nusra Front One UN-contracted driver was stopped and detained for five days by Al Nosrah Front. Yes Focal Point
1786 Jun 11 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.014272 40.447052 Non-state armed group: National Al-Nusra Front Two UN-contracted drivers were stopped and detained by Al Nosrah Front. Yes Focal Point
1716 Jun 12 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.883662 30.045535 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted assistant driver was shot in the chest and killed by a group of armed men demanding cash. Yes Focal Point
1739 Jun 13 2013 MM Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 16.783822 96.156356 Unknown Unknown One UN consultant was attacked from behind by an unknown assailant, who unsuccessfully tried to slit her throat. She was immediately hospitalized and required surgery. Yes Focal Point
1443 Jun 15 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 37.412663 66.047083 Unaffiliated Not applicable One NGO staff member involved in the polio campaign was shot and killed outside of her residence. The motive behind the attack is yet to be determined. UPDATE: It is believed to have resulted from a dispute rather than being related to the victims NGO affiliation. Yes Official Report
1446 Jun 19 2013 SO Somalia 13 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 10 3 0 0 3 13 12 1 0 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 2.043557 45.314087 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One UN staffer, 3 UN contractors, and 4 guards were killed during a complex attack, when a VBIED rammed the UN's external gate and was simultaneously detonated. Seven assailants entered the compound on foot, tossing hand grenades in the process. Another UN staffer and 4 other guards were also injured. Yes Official Report
1448 Jun 21 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.848925 31.582724 Police or paramilitary National Security Personnel One UN staff member was hospitalized after being physically assaulted by National Security personnel and locked up in the UN vehicle she was driving, allegedly for obstructing the VVIP motorcade at John Garang Mausoleum, Juba. Yes Official Report
1449 Jun 22 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.40057 31.162043 Unknown Unknown One INGO official was stabbed to death while en route by car between Juba and Yei. Pending Media
1460 Jun 26 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 34.340489 62.199587 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of an NGO was hospitalized after two men, armed with a knife and sticks, attacked while he was on his motorbike, en route to work in Herat City. This incident is not related to the staff member’s employment with an NGO. Yes Official Report
1750 Jun 28 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.677839 36.708053 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted drivers were stopped by armed groups near Ma'ar Shoreen and forced to drive to an area close to Jabal az Zawiyah, where they were held. All food rations were taken from the trucks. The drivers and the trucks were released on 30 June 2013. Yes Focal Point
1836 Jun 29 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location -0.358216 42.545087 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO nurse was killed by a stray mortar during clashes between clan militias. The nurse was assisting the wounded at the time of the attack. Yes Official Report
1751 Jun 29 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.383945 36.69235 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN-contracted driver was stopped nearby Morek area by an unknown armed group. He was then taken to Jabal az Zawiyah, where he was held for seven days and his documents and mobile phone confiscated. He was eventually released with his truck, but without the cargo. Yes Focal Point
1455 Jun 30 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.418522 64.472354 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One staff member of a demining NGO was killed and another injured when an IED detonated against their motorcycle. Yes Official Report
1710 Jul 1 2013 UG Uganda 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home -0.606542 30.674716 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was stabbed during an apparent robbery by unknown assailants. He was immediately rushed to the hospital, but died upon arrival. Yes Media
1458 Jul 3 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Road 34.042678 62.169768 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two NGO national staff members and a hired driver were conducting a road mission when they were abducted by unknown armed men. UPDATE: All three were released from captivity, with the assistance of community elders on 12 July 2013. Yes Official Report
1790 Jul 3 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.863611 36.800556 Non-state armed group: Subnational Shareea Court One UN-contracted driver was kidnapped by an armed group called Shareea Court. Attempts to contact the driver have been unsuccessful thus far. Yes Focal Point
1687 Jul 4 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.766534 20.683388 Non-state armed group: National Seleka One INGO staff member was beaten by Seleka members at a checkpoint. Yes Focal Point
1706 Jul 4 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 9.55012 44.066165 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was attacked by a gang and suffered a knife wound to the hand. Yes Focal Point
1459 Jul 4 2013 SD Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 12.049767 24.883365 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO national workers were killed and one was in critical condition after a grenade exploded in their office during fighting in Nyala between Government troops and rebels. Yes Official Report
1471 Jul 7 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 35.910222 68.290924 Unknown Unknown 1 INGO staff member and his driver were stopped by five armed men and subsequently robbed and beaten. Yes Official Report
1515 Jul 11 2013 CD DR Congo 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 0.485973 29.458168 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four national INGO staff were kidnapped by an armed group. UPDATE: one staff member escaped and was found unharmed over a year later, on 29 August 2014; no news regarding the other three staff members, however. Yes Official Report
1850 Jul 12 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 10.828468 49.252965 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO staff member was injured when shooting broke out during what seems to have been an inter-clan attack. Yes Official Report
1472 Jul 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 31.187788 62.089746 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two NGO national staff members, visiting the Awar area to supervise a vaccination project, were abducted by unknown armed gunmen. UPDATE: They were release 3 days later, following negotiations with the help of local elders from the beneficiary community. Yes Official Report
1473 Jul 13 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 32.375979 64.465167 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One staff member from a demining NGO was killed in transit by a roadside IED. Yes Official Report
1614 Jul 14 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.470376 36.30053 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member suffered head injuries on 9 July 2013 when a shell exploded at the southern end of Palestine Street in Yarmouk. He subsequently died five days later on 14 July 2013. Yes Official Report
1752 Jul 16 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.653849 38.638973 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN-contracted driver was stopped and detained by an unknown armed group, who requested a ransom. Yes Focal Point
1474 Jul 17 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 0.188463 40.283483 Unknown Unknown One security guard for an NGO was shot when he interrupted what was likely an attempted armed robbery of an NGO compound in Dadaab. Yes Official Report
1475 Jul 17 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 37.182341 68.913042 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member of an INGO was injured and required a leg amputation when an IED attached to a bicycle detonated against the ANP vehicle in which he/she was traveling. Yes Official Report
1516 Jul 19 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.361698 18.555975 Unknown Unknown An INGO Country Director was wounded after being shot. Two unidentified men attacked him as he was parking his car, asking for the keys to the vehicle and, as he tried to escape, he was hit in the leg by a bullet. Yes Focal Point
1552 Jul 20 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.813945 68.94788 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One driver of an INGO ambulance was seriously injured when struck with small arms fire while in the crossfire between ANSF and AOG fighters. Yes Official Report
1713 Jul 22 2013 ET Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 8.218894 43.557972 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN-contracted warehouse worker was shot and killed by armed men suspected to be part of an insurgent group. Yes Focal Point
1517 Jul 23 2013 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 6.769623 47.430615 Unknown Unknown A senior leader of a local NGO was shot dead by two masked gunmen shortly as he left Imamu-Shafici mosque in Garsor village of Galkayo. Yes Media
1535 Jul 25 2013 KE Kenya 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 0.003728 40.368204 Unaffiliated Not applicable An NGO staff member was stabbed to death by his neighbour when an argument between the two turned violent. Yes Official Report
1740 Jul 27 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 35.995534 37.000089 Unknown Unknown One UN driver was the victim of an armed robbery and was shot in the back twice by unidentified armed men. He was hospitalized and is in stable condition. Yes Focal Point
1536 Jul 28 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 11 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.511867 36.576478 Unknown Unknown Nine volunteers and two staff with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were injured when a distribution point in al-Qusur was hit with a mortar shell. Yes Official Report
1844 Jul 31 2013 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 2.045742 45.302612 Host State Somali Armed Forces Two LNGO staff were injured when Somali National Government (SNG) forces opened fire on the LNGO vehicle, allegedly because the vehicle did not stop when ordered to do so. The two staff were taken to a hospital. Yes Official Report
1537 Jul 31 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.038489 66.721209 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO staff member was killed when the car he was traveling in was stopped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. Four others were in the car (not staff members); three of them were also killed but one was released to report the incident. There is no indication that the incident was related to his work. Yes Official Report
1638 Aug 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 33.483333 36.35 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer, after having disappeared for five months, died on 8 January 2014. Yes Official Report
1806 Aug 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.998371 24.334143 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was shot and critically injured during an attempted carjacking/robbery. Three others were also in the vehicle, but they were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
1895 Aug 3 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 35.959411 38.998105 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An American aid worker was killed in Raqqa, Syria on February 6th, 2015. She was initially kidnapped by militants on August 3rd, 2013. ISIS militants alledge that she was killed in retaliatory Jordanian airstrikes on Raqqa. The circumstances surrounding her death are contested by administration officials in the Jordanian and American governments, who believe that the aid worker was killed by ISIS. Yes Official Report
1538 Aug 4 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.848775 31.508604 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was assaulted and robbed by four young men. Yes Official Report
1539 Aug 5 2013 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 5.38015 31.804769 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was shot and killed when unknown attackers shot at a marked NGO vehicle travelling on the Bor to Juba road. Yes Official Report
1540 Aug 5 2013 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 4.809329 31.633258 Unknown Unknown One staff member was killed and one wounded when their vehicle was attacked. Yes Media
1555 Aug 8 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Unknown 33.499742 36.295234 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was killed. Yes Official Report
1554 Aug 9 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Home 34.917211 70.764156 Host State Afghan Armed Forces One NGO staff member was injured when an ANA fired mortar shell landed in a residential area. Yes Official Report
1556 Aug 15 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.277528 62.614173 Unknown Unknown One off-duty NGO national staff member was killed while acting as a bodyguard to a local powerbroker when they were ambushed while in transit. This is likely related to a family and/or tribal dispute. Yes Official Report
1557 Aug 17 2013 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Project site 10.130742 33.327557 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO staff member was killed by a staff member of another INGO allegedly over domestic dispute. Yes Official Report
1558 Aug 18 2013 IN India 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 18.970715 72.819421 Unknown Unknown One American working for an NGO was slashed by an assailant on her face and neck and robbed while on a commuter train. Pending Media
1559 Aug 18 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.983382 67.047065 Unknown Unknown A guard of an NGO-run clinic was shot and wounded when three armed men tried to gain access to the clinic and were refused. Yes Official Report
1560 Aug 20 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.519919 32.490316 Unknown Unknown One driver was shot when gunmen opened fire on four UN-contracted trucks. Yes Official Report
1561 Aug 20 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 33.814659 68.947602 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO ambulance driver was wounded with small arms fire when passing through an clash between AOG and ANSF. Yes Official Report
1562 Aug 22 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 32.318414 63.216539 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One assistant driver of an IO-contracted food delivery truck was killed when a roadside IED exploded against his truck. Yes Official Report
1563 Aug 22 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 34.816435 67.816707 Unknown Unknown Two international aid workers were kidnapped and safely released three days later. Security officials said it was probably the work of hostage takers since the area is not a stronghold of the insurgency. Yes Official Report
1564 Aug 25 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 35.204333 61.607134 Unknown Unknown Five national staff members of an INGO were kidnapped while traveling in a taxi returning to their field office. All five were later killed. This was not a targeted incident. Yes Official Report
1565 Aug 26 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.787959 70.478834 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was injured when a stray mortar struck a school where s/he was delivering a training. Yes Official Report
1566 Aug 27 2013 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.865951 35.21448 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN staff member was shot and killed by IDF soldiers during clashes on an overnight arrest raid at the Qalandia refugee camp. Pending Media
1567 Aug 31 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.858778 31.598305 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by a person suspected to be an SPLA soldier while walking from the Olympic hotel in Juba. Yes Official Report
1568 Aug 31 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 4.849379 31.508672 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was robbed and assaulted by two unknown masked men who entered and robbed his home, then removed him by force from his home and brought him to the forest where they continued to assault him and ask for money. Yes Official Report
1569 Aug 31 2013 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Unknown Unknown 31.610269 65.701536 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff driver was wounded when a body-borne IED was detonated. The attack was aimed at Afghanistan National Police. Yes Official Report
1741 Sep 1 2013 SO Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.026156 45.331465 Police or paramilitary Police Two UN-contracted employees were shot and wounded by police as they were trying to enter the seaport. Yes Focal Point
1570 Sep 2 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Project site 36.21614 37.166897 Unknown Unknown A Syrian doctor was kidnapped from Sejou village where he was working and found killed one day later in Aleppo province. Yes Media
1571 Sep 5 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.423689 65.975326 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three male NGO national staff members and two drivers - affiliated with an NSP project - were kidnapped and released three days later on September 8th following negotiations by the local community, elders and community representatives to help secure their release. Yes Official Report
1675 Sep 5 2013 AM Armenia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 40.182387 44.511848 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was beaten by a group of unknown men in Yerevan. He was subsequently hospitalized and required surgery. Yes Focal Point
1572 Sep 7 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.259642 29.800035 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was assaulted by three persons who allegedly disguised themselves as visitors at his residence in Kalibalak, Bentiu. He was evacuated to the hospital. Yes Official Report
1574 Sep 7 2013 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 6.491239 17.45499 Unknown Unknown During an evacuation, two national staffers of an INGO were killed in transit while returning to base from a construction site in the area of Bossangoa. Yes Focal Point
1851 Sep 7 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Body-borne IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.032836 45.33976 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab An INGO guard was wounded during an Al Shabaab attack. Yes Official Report
1680 Sep 7 2013 SV El Salvador 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 13.692667 -89.218216 Unknown Unknown One international consultant was shot and killed as he was withdrawing money from a bank. Yes Focal Point
1742 Sep 7 2013 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 33.786498 66.714834 Unaffiliated Community members Two UN-contracted drivers were severely beaten by local community members for giving a ride to two women who were allegedly running away from their families. Both drivers were hospitalized and warned not to give rides to non-UN personnel. Yes Focal Point
1573 Sep 8 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.873301 31.589264 Unknown Unknown Robbers at a UN compound assaulted the UN-contracted guard, who was taken to the hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
1575 Sep 8 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.361066 68.851885 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two NGO staff members were hospitalized as a result of an AOG-initiated bomb blast accompanying a complex attack close to the NGO office. The NGO office was not the target of the attack. Yes Official Report
1753 Sep 12 2013 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 35.076682 39.680846 Unknown Unknown One UN-contracted driver was stopped by an unknown armed group in Kabajeb village, but was forced to drive to Mhambil village and off-load the cargo. The driver was detained for two days and was released with his empty truck on 14 September 2013. Yes Focal Point
1578 Sep 13 2013 PH Philippines 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.908154 122.088461 Non-state armed group: National Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) Five local Red Cross volunteers were injured when Nur Misuari-led faction of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fired a rifle grenade in Barangay Sta. Catalina, Zamboanga City. Pending Media
1577 Sep 14 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.476697 61.410496 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two national staff members of a demining INGO were kidnapped by AOG while traveling from Islam Qala toward Herat. They were released the following day. Yes Official Report
1734 Sep 16 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.10564 70.972262 Unknown Unknown An NGO security guard was shot during an armed robbery. He later died from his wounds two days later, on 18 September. Yes Focal Point
1664 Sep 19 2013 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 -1.659905 29.221005 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member was shot and injured just as he reached his house, on his way home from work. He was subsequently hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
1579 Sep 22 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 28.00069 69.31894 Unknown Unknown One female social worker employed by a local NGO was kidnapped by unidentified armed men and killed. Yes Official Report
1688 Sep 22 2013 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 10.616478 47.366652 Aid recipient Refugees One INGO staff member was attacked by refugees, who were upset about the lack of food. The staff member sufferred a broken nose. Yes Focal Point
1580 Sep 23 2013 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.492154 27.993158 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN staff member was assaulted after group of people at the scene of road traffic accident forcibly asked the staff member to transport a non-UN casualty to a hospital - while the injured was being received at the hospital, an unknown person assaulted the staff member. Yes Official Report
1581 Sep 23 2013 KE Kenya 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 0 0 3 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Public location -1.256975 36.803277 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN personnel and a UN contractor were reported injured during a complex attack by al-Shabaab at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi. Yes Official Report
1582 Sep 23 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.884819 61.140623 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was kidnapped by AOG at an illegal checkpoint. The driver was released unharmed in the Islam Abad area of Khaki Safed District unharmed, following the intervention of local elders. Yes Official Report
1583 Sep 23 2013 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 28.000421 69.318844 Unaffiliated Spouse One female NGO worker was shot and killed by her husband in an honor killing. Pending Media
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
1690 Oct 21 2013 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO staff members were injured by flying glass after an IED detonation. 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
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
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
1755 Oct 27 2013 SD Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.713542 25.617136 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN-contracted employees (driver and assistant) were abducted by an unknown armed group (suspected to be rebel elements) and the contents of the truck were stolen. The truck was traveing in a convoy escorted by the Popular Defence Forces. The driver and the assistant were eventually released on 20 November 2013. Yes Focal Point
1689 Oct 29 2013 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 4.482944 41.664859 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO staff member was abducted and very severely beaten by three armed militia men. The attack may be related to tribal politics. Yes Focal Point
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
1791 Oct 30 2013 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.815088 25.414386 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One UN-contracted driver was abducted by a rebel group on board a Land Cruiser. Yes Focal Point
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
3565 2014 IQ Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 36.191188 44.009189 Staff member One UN international female staff was repeatedly drugged and sexually assaulted by a fellow staff member over the course of the year. Yes Focal Point
1669 Jan 2014 SS South Sudan 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Unknown Raid Project site 7.18192 32.356109 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three aid workers were killed by unknown armed elements who looted several UN and NGO properties in Jonglei State. Pending Media
1631 Jan 2 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 5 1 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.517223 35.786359 Unknown Unknown Five international staffers of an INGO (Belgian, Danish, Peruvian, Swedish, and Swiss) were forcibly taken from the organization's residence in Northern Syria 'for questioning,' and have been out of contact since 2 January. As a result, the organization closed some of its medical facilities in the area. UPDATE: Three were released on 4 April and the remaining two on 14 May 2014. Yes Media
1632 Jan 2 2014 CM Cameroon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Project site 4.976647 14.042994 Aid recipient Refugees Two UN staff members were held against their will by refugees who believed the presence of the UN would prevent an attack by local villagers (the refugees feared a retaliatory attack as there was an altercation between the two parties on 1 January 2014). One UN staff member was released on 3 January 2014, and the other on 4 January 2014. Yes Official Report
1633 Jan 3 2014 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.795825 44.077254 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A national polio worker contracted by the UN was abducted by suspected Al Shabaab near Buur Hakaba. It appears that Al Shabaab believed those associated with the polio campaign to be spies. Yes Official Report
1634 Jan 7 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 36.212883 37.164151 Unknown Unknown Three local staff of an INGO were killed during a mortar attack. Yes Official Report
1969 Jan 8 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Detention Custody 33.509147 36.306485 Police or paramilitary Unknown A SARC volunteer died as a result of injuries he reportedly sustained in detention. This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details surrounding the incident are not available. Yes Focal Point
1914 Jan 11 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 36.816667 38.016667 Unknown Unknown A INGO guard sustained minor wounds to the neck when he was shot by an unidentified source. He was transported to a medical facility for treatment. Yes Focal Point
1635 Jan 13 2014 AF Afghanistan 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 31.621777 65.054705 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four UN-contracted polio doctors were abducted, taken to a desert area, and harshly beaten by anti-government forces. They were released a few hours later. Yes Official Report
1671 Jan 14 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 4.361697 18.555978 Unaffiliated Not applicable A national NGO staff member was stabbed, allegedly by a group of young Muslims, and found dead. Yes Official Report
1639 Jan 17 2014 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 34.537071 69.181356 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Two UN international staff were killed in a complex attack (one suicide bomber, two gunmen) at Taverna du Leban Restaurant in Kabul. The Taliban confirmed responsibility for the attack. At least 21 people (13 internationals and eight Afghans) have been reported dead. Yes Official Report
1641 Jan 17 2014 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 8.770132 27.39286 Unknown Unknown A national UN staff member, while in his private residence, was stabbed in the chest by an unknown person. Yes Official Report
1642 Jan 18 2014 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.073333 64.833889 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three members of a UN-contracted demining team were stopped on the road and abducted by anti-government forces. UPDATE: The deminers were released on 5 February after tribal elders intervened. Yes Official Report
1643 Jan 21 2014 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.517771 64.114227 Police or paramilitary Afghan Local Police A UN-contracted volunteer vaccinator was shot and killed by Afghan Local Police. Yes Official Report
1644 Jan 22 2014 SS South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.873132 31.589271 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A local ICRC staff member was assaulted by IDPs when they reportedly heard the staff member discussing politics over the phone. The staff member was hospitalized. Yes Official Report
1950 Jan 22 2014 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.919424 24.933643 Unknown Unknown A UN contracted truck driver was kidnapped off the road between Nyala and Gereida while driving a truck filled with provisions. The truck was also taken. The driver was subsequently released. Yes Focal Point
1946 Jan 24 2014 NP Nepal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 28.073282 81.621828 Unaffiliated Not applicable A UN national staff member was attacked with acid at his house in Khajura Nepalgunj which left him with burns on his head, face, chest and other severe injuries at required extensive hospitalization. While the suspect has not been apprehended, it is possible that this could have been a personal attack as a result of a family dispute. Yes Focal Point
1645 Jan 25 2014 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.769709 47.430831 Unknown Unknown The director of a local NGO was shot by unknown individuals while on his way home. Yes Media
1928 Jan 27 2014 ML Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 16.247142 -0.005494 Police or paramilitary Security Forces A national staff member was shot and killed by security forces who were engaging the crowd with small arms fire at a demonstration. His role in the demonstration is unknown since he lived in the vicinity. Yes Focal Point
1947 Jan 27 2014 PK Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 34.200114 72.050801 Unaffiliated Not applicable A UN national staff member was shot multiple times by three people in the leg and hand. The incident occured not far from the staffer's home while he was on his way to work. According to a police investigation, this incident was the result of a private dispute. Yes Focal Point
1647 Jan 28 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 28.276899 68.451383 Aid recipient Not applicable One male staff member of a local NGO was wounded when his vehicle was shot at. There were two other staffers aboard the vehicle, but they were unharmed. Yes Focal Point
1916 Jan 30 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.816667 38.016667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Three male staff members contracted by a INGO were kidnapped by ISIS and released approximately three months later. Yes Focal Point
1953 Feb 1 2014 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.703257 25.649257 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN contracted truck driver and his truck was hijacked off of a convoy by an unknown armed group while en-route from Ed Daien to Nyala. The driver fled the area. Yes Focal Point
1881 Feb 8 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent volunteer was injured when unknown assailants fired upon the vehicle he was traveling in when delivering aid. Yes Official Report
1646 Feb 8 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Road 34.728099 36.718627 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent driver was injured when an aid convoy came under attack from mortars and gunfire as it was exiting Homs. Yes Official Report
1648 Feb 8 2014 ML Mali 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 16.304936 -0.024646 Non-state armed group: Regional The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) Four ICRC staff members and a veterinarian from another aid organization were kidnapped by MUJAO, a jihadist militant group, while traveling from Kidal to Gao. UPDATE: All five were rescued on 17 April 2014 by French troops near Timbuktu; they are in good health. Yes Media
1948 Feb 8 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 33.483333 36.35 Unknown Unknown One national aid worker was kidnapped by unknown assailants in Jaramana, Syria. He was released in Beirut 15 days later on February 23, 2014 after negotiations took place between the kidnappers and his family. Yes Focal Point
1649 Feb 14 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 35.598148 64.763657 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO security guard was abducted by armed anti-government elements, who also stole computers and documents from the INGO. Yes Official Report
1663 Feb 16 2014 SD Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Unknown 11.441734 31.277537 Unknown Unknown A Sudanese Red Crescent Society volunteer died in a landmine explosion, when he was on his way to respond to an emergency. Yes Official Report
1650 Feb 17 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Office/compound 36.700047 67.116638 Unknown Unknown The director of a local NGO was killed in his office. Further details are unavailable at the moment. Yes Official Report
1651 Feb 17 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.216672 70.383361 Unknown Unknown Two national UN staff members, part of a polio vaccination team, were abducted by armed gunmen. Four other team members were also abducted. An investigation is underway. UPDATE: All six were released unharmed on 29 April 2014. Yes Official Report
1652 Feb 18 2014 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.540046 71.463185 Unknown Unknown An INGO-contracted driver was shot in the arm by a man fleeing on a motorcycle; the driver was hospitalized and is in stable condition. Two other staff members were aboard the vehicle but seem to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
1653 Feb 20 2014 UA Ukraine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Project site 50.450693 30.523241 Police or paramilitary Police One Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer was shot in the leg by a sniper while providing medical assistance during the unrest in Kiev. Yes Media
1654 Feb 26 2014 ML Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 18.434638 1.416614 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO staff were injured when their vehicle drove over an improvised explosive device (IED) on the road. Both have been hospitalized but are in stable condition. Yes Official Report
1922 Feb 28 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 7.1 16.933333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO international staff members were wounded during an armed robbery at the office. Yes Focal Point
1655 Mar 4 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 34.464669 69.119684 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff sustained injuries when he was robbed and stabbed by three robbers. Yes Official Report
1656 Mar 7 2014 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Unknown 32.270122 65.049756 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A UN-contracted deminer, along with two civilians, was killed by an IED fixed to a motorcycle. Yes Official Report
1657 Mar 8 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.410238 20.651292 Non-state armed group: National Seleka One ICRC staff member was killed during a clash between French troops and Seleka rebels. Three other ICRC staff were present but were unhurt. Yes Official Report
1660 Mar 9 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 4.361803 18.555973 Unknown Unknown A Central African Red Cross volunteer was shot and killed in his parents' home. Yes Official Report
1658 Mar 11 2014 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Roadside IED Ambush Road 31.341322 63.993456 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three UN-contracted vaccinators were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. Yes Official Report
1973 Mar 15 2014 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.784056 45.500189 Host State Somali Armed Forces SNG soldier shot and killed a UN contracted driver of a truck carrying food aid in Hanti-Wadaag neighbourhood (Jowhar). The incident happened following an unknown dispute. The perpetrator was arrested. Yes Official Report
1667 Mar 19 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 Raid Project site 4.249962 18.416691 Unknown Unknown One INGO driver was stabbed by armed men who seized a water pump and demanded money for its return. Yes Official Report
1661 Mar 20 2014 SD Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 13.626786 25.349635 Unknown Unknown One ICRC warehouse storekeeper was killed by a stray bullet while on his way home from work in a private car. Yes Official Report
1662 Mar 20 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.640653 61.987215 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO employee working for a health clinic was abducted by anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
1670 Mar 22 2014 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 11.635326 24.907201 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local contractors of a INGO were abducted by the militia after an attack on Khor Abeche IDP camp. The contractors were released 24 days later. Yes Official Report
1665 Mar 26 2014 AF Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.102489 66.920229 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three UN-contracted deminers, while traveling in a private vehicle, were abducted at gunpoint by anti-government elements. UPDATE: All three were freed unharmed on 31 March in Shinkay District. Yes Official Report
1672 Mar 27 2014 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -1.233105 36.797793 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was shot in the leg by five armed robbers who broke into his personal residence and stole valuables; he was hospitalized and is in stable condition. The robbers also killed one security guard. Yes Official Report
1878 Mar 31 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 36.211683 37.1473 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
1968 Apr 6 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Cross volunteer died in the line of duty. Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1699 Apr 7 2014 LB Lebanon 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.541698 33.541698 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was killed during clashes at a Palestinian camp in southern Lebanon. Pending Media
1827 Apr 12 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.749899 70.342765 Unknown Unknown Three local NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown gunmen while traveling in a local taxi in Kulachi area. Yes Official Report
1682 Apr 13 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 8.997438 28.308152 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by an SPLA officer in Wunrock. The staff sustained serious injuries and was taken to a clinic, where the perpetrator threatened the doctor not to treat the victim. Yes Official Report
1695 Apr 17 2014 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Unknown Raid Project site 6.219893 31.550046 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were killed during an attack on a UN base in Bor. Yes Focal Point
1944 Apr 19 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Custody 35.013333 37.0525 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A VBIED went off in Salamiyah town, severally damaging four trucks with food provisions. One sub-contracted driver for the UN was killed in the exposion and one was wounded as a result of the attack. Yes Focal Point
1707 Apr 21 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 25.416822 68.275563 Unknown Unknown The executive director of a local NGO was killed by unidentified armed men. Some reports state that he was killed or resisting robbery, while others state that it was a targeted killing. Yes Media
1967 Apr 22 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.509147 36.306485 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Red Cross volunteer died in the line duty. Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details were not available. Yes Focal Point
1700 Apr 23 2014 KE Kenya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.005417 40.371461 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One UN staff member was shot and wounded by two armed men during an attempted carjacking; he has been hospitalized and is in stable condition. A passenger was also present but managed to flee. The armed men are suspected to be affiliated with Al-Shabaab, but the investigation is still ongoing. Yes Official Report
1697 Apr 24 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 34.470552 69.114812 Police or paramilitary Police One American doctor was shot and killed by a member of the Afghan police assigned to protect the hospital. Two other American doctors, who were guests at the hospital and not affiliated with the INGO, were also killed. A fourth American doctor (also a guest) was wounded. Yes Official Report
1959 Apr 25 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.366667 18.583333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO aid worker was assaulted in Bangui while on his way home after work. He later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
1698 Apr 26 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Raid Project site 7.099979 16.933402 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Three INGO staff members were killed by armed ex-Seleka members during a meeting with community leaders to discuss medical care and access. The ex-Seleka proceeded to rob the office. Fifteen other individuals, all local chiefs, were killed as well. Yes Official Report
1887 Apr 28 2014 KH Cambodia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 11.544873 104.892167 Unknown Unknown A UN contractor was killed outside her home when she confronted her attacker, a man who was trying to steal her bicycle. Pending Media
1703 Apr 28 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Project site 34.107547 64.305595 Unknown Unknown A health worker was shot dead by armed men at a clinic. Yes Official Report
1814 Apr 30 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.409089 20.650555 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka Three INGO staff members, while driving a truck to Ndele, were stopped and detained by Anti-Balaka. There are unconfirmed reports that two of the three may have been killed the next day. Yes Official Report
1704 Apr 30 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 35.212132 71.522377 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A vaccinator was killed by an IED. Further details are unavailable. Yes Official Report
1815 May 1 2014 CD DR Congo 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown -1.402805 28.900472 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) An NGO staff member was physically assaulted by the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC) for suspected collaboration with the Alliance of Patriots for a Free and Sovereign Congo (APCLS). Yes Official Report
1705 May 1 2014 CF Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 4.361538 18.555595 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka A UNHCR driver, on a personal visit to PK12 in BANGUI, was abducted by armed elements believed to belong to an Anti-Balaka faction. His body was later found in PK16. Yes Official Report
1925 May 2 2014 TD Chad 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 13.643056 16.491944 Unknown Unknown Knife attack by three men on INGO and INGO partner staff member in bar. The 2 men were taken to hospital for emergency care. Yes Focal Point
1954 May 5 2014 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 33.176237 68.095446 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two UN-contracted truck drivers were kidnapped while off-loading provisions from their truck by anti-government elements (AGE). AGE elements assaulted the truck drivers and forced them to reload the truck before taking the trucks and drivers to an unknown location. The drivers were released with the trucks (but not the commodities) after three days of negotiations with community leaders. Yes Focal Point
1730 May 6 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.272271 70.073967 Non-state armed group: National Unknown An NGO ambulance driver was abducted when the vehicle was hijacked by anti-government elements at an illegal checkpoint. Yes Official Report
1731 May 10 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 36.130319 66.470093 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One national INGO staffer was killed and another wounded when anti-government elements attacked and shot at their vehicle. Yes Official Report
1732 May 13 2014 AF Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.106175 66.906552 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two UN-contracted deminers were injured when a VBIED was remotely detonated against the Afghan National Police. Yes Official Report
1733 May 14 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.439186 61.79427 Unknown Unknown Four national INGO staff were abducted by armed men. A fifth employee, the driver, was also abducted but managed to escape. UPDATE: All four have been released through the mediation of local elders. Yes Official Report
1756 May 15 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 35.688566 64.293656 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One NGO member was abducted by unknown armed men, believed to be anti-government elements. One government worker was also abducted. Both individuals were later released on 18 May 2014 after the intervention of community elders. Yes Official Report
1757 May 16 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 34.011518 69.431056 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One local deminer working for an INGO was kidnapped and killed by anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
1885 May 29 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Roadside IED Unknown Unknown 35.98073 67.570854 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO employees and their driver were injured when a IED detonated against their unmarked vehicle in Samangan Province. Yes Official Report
1758 May 29 2014 ML Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 16.416951 -3.666631 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO workers were killed when a roadside IED detonated. Yes Official Report
1760 May 29 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 7.785035 33.002909 Non-state armed group: Subnational Clan One INGO worker was reportedly killed in an inter-clan dispute. Yes Official Report
1761 May 31 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.532873 71.055512 Unknown Unknown A local health worker was shot and injured by unidentified gunmen when she was on her way home. Yes Official Report
1762 Jun 1 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Roadside IED Ambush Road 37.001793 70.894497 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two local INGO staff members were killed when a roadside IED targeting the INGO vehicle was detonated. One civilian was also killed. Yes Official Report
1763 Jun 2 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.343407 61.742272 Unknown Unknown One senior-ranking INGO staff member was abducted by unidentified gunmen as he was returning from a school where he was providing services. UPDATE: The staff member has been located in Gulran district of Herat province, and Afghan officials are working with district elders to try to secure his release. Twelve people have been arrested in connection to his kidnapping. The INGO has suspended services in Afghanistan. UPDATE 2: The INGO staff member was released in February 2015 after 264 days. Yes Official Report
1879 Jun 3 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.730833 38.998105 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
1764 Jun 3 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 34.328643 70.406347 Unknown Unknown Two NGO workers, while working on a road construction project, were abducted by unknown armed individuals. Three other staff members were also robbed of their mobile phones. Yes Official Report
1765 Jun 4 2014 LY Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.206567 16.583324 Unknown Unknown The head of the ICRC mission in Misrata, while leaving a meeting and walking to his vehicle, was shot and killed when masked gunmen in a car with tinted windows opened fire. The staff member later died in a nearby hospital. Yes Official Report
1767 Jun 6 2014 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 12.911129 22.806256 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded by an armed man, who proceeded to steal his motorbike. Yes Official Report
1931 Jun 9 2014 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 9.145 40.489673 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable IED attack. The attack wounded one male national staff worker. No further information is available. Yes Focal Point
1768 Jun 9 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.269864 65.04965 Unknown Unknown One INGO deminer was shot and injured. It remains unclear if this was an intentional shooting or a stray bullet. Yes Official Report
1769 Jun 10 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 11 0 8 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 11 11 0 0 Unknown Unknown Project site 34.271643 69.293706 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Eight NGO deminers were killed and three others injured when anti-government elements attacked a minefield. Yes Official Report
1770 Jun 11 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.848675 61.877106 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One driver transporting water for an NGO project was abducted by five anti-government elements. Yes Official Report
1771 Jun 16 2014 SD Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 10.640364 30.126361 Host State Sudanese Armed Forces One INGO worker was injured when Sudan's air force bombed and partially destroyed the INGO hospital. Yes Official Report
1772 Jun 18 2014 SD Sudan 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.201859 24.663781 Unknown Unknown Two INGO national staff members and one local UN consultant were abducted while traveling to Kutum. A third INGO staffer, the driver, was also abducted but later released. The vehicle was later abandoned. UPDATE: The two INGO staff and the UN consultant were released on 19 July 2014. Yes Official Report
1775 Jun 18 2014 SD Sudan 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.078168 24.644835 Unknown Unknown Four INGO local personnel and one local contractor were abducted by unknown gunmen. Fourteen staff members were initially abducted, but nine were released after negotiations. UPDATE: Two more INGO staff were released on 2 July 2014. Yes Official Report
1773 Jun 20 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 4.818897 31.546674 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) One pregnant NGO staff member was assaulted and injured by a male IDP patient. She was hospitalized for further treatment. Yes Official Report
1774 Jun 21 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 32.068654 64.835257 Unknown Unknown One deminer was found dead with gunshot wounds. The circumstances leading to his death remain unclear. Yes Official Report
1958 Jul 1 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 33.177132 68.781077 Unknown Unknown A male staff member was found shot and killed in Sharan district of Paktika province, along with two civilians (not counted in AWSD). The perpetrators of the attack are unknown. Yes Focal Point
1783 Jul 4 2014 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member, while exercising at a cricket club, was attacked by an unknown man, who broke her arm and attempted to drag her to an overgrown area. The staff member was able to scream, at which point the assailant left as others came to help her. Yes Official Report
1949 Jul 6 2014 AF Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 33.55 68.416667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One UN partner was kidnapped by anti-government elements while monitoring a program in Isfandeh village, Ghazni city. He was released on 9th July 2014 after tribal leaders were involved in the negotiations for his release. Yes Focal Point
1797 Jul 6 2014 SD Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.05 24.883333 Non-state armed group: Regional Janjaweed One UN international staff member was abducted by gunmen on a Land Cruiser. UPDATE: he was released on 25 July 2014. Yes Official Report
1917 Jul 7 2014 TZ Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound -4.39207 32.898681 Unknown Unknown A local national security guard was assaulted and shot in the leg when armed robbers broke into the premises of the INGO office. The guard was knocked unconscious and the robbers stole the cash box. Yes Focal Point
1854 Jul 10 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 35.199287 61.568483 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff were killed, one injured, and three abducted by armed men; the abducted individuals have since been released. The INGO convoy was on its way to its operations site when the attack occurred. Four local police who were escorting the convoy were also killed. Yes Focal Point
1784 Jul 10 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 7 0 6 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Unknown Unknown Project site 34.653915 61.201502 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six deminers were killed and one wounded when anti-government elements attacked the demining operation site. One person is also missing. Yes Official Report
1792 Jul 14 2014 SO Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 2.039138 45.346191 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One UN agency contractor was killed in an attack by Al-Shabaab on a government forces vehicle. The victim was reportedly connected with the government and was not targeted for his capacity as an aid agency contractor. Yes Official Report
1793 Jul 15 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.357798 62.348836 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Four INGO national staff members returning from a project visit were abducted by anti-government elements at an illegal checkpoint. UPDATE: two of the four INGO national staff members were released on 20 July and 21 July 2014; the other two remain unaccounted for. Yes Official Report
1794 Jul 20 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.412511 34.352024 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN worker was killed due to an air strike. The attack also killed her husband and daughter (not counted in database). Yes Media
1795 Jul 21 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 31.496933 34.468875 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN worker was killed while fleeing from fighting in Shejaiya district. Ten members of her family (not counted in database) were also killed in the attack. Yes Media
1796 Jul 23 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 31.491189 34.444111 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN worker was killed during an air strike as he was on his way home. Pending Media
1798 Jul 24 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.341944 62.203056 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two international aid workers, while in a taxi on the way to their office, were killed by gunmen on a motorcycle. Yes Media
1799 Jul 25 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 34.5225 65.251667 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO staff members were killed by anti-government elements. Civilians and Afghan government and military personnel were also killed in the attack. Yes Official Report
1801 Jul 25 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 31.53902 34.53835 Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestine Red Crescent Society volunteer was killed and three others wounded when their ambulance (clearly marked with the emblem of the Red Crescent society) was targeted in Beit Hanoun. Yes Official Report
1802 Jul 25 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 31.304479 34.36039 Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestine Red Crescent Society volunteer was shot and killed. Yes Official Report
1880 Jul 26 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 35.959411 38.998105 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed on duty. There is no further information available at this time. Yes Official Report
2644 Jul 27 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.528056 37.954722 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) One male national INGO staff member was detained by ISIS on July 27, 2014. Circumstances of the abduction are unkown. He was released on March 31, 2015 Yes Focal Point
1943 Jul 28 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.533333 37.95 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An INGO contracted national staff member was kidnapped by ISIS when he went to retrieve office belongings, which were confiscated on the previous day when ISIS had raided the organization's office. He was released after about a month. Yes Focal Point
1800 Jul 28 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 36.311851 36.687447 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national INGO staff member was seriously injured when a car bomb exploded close to a busy market. The staff member died soon after arriving at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2645 Jul 29 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.82 38.02 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) 4 national INGO contracted staff were detained by ISIS on July 29, 2014. Exact release date is unkown, but all 4 contractors were confirmed released several months later. Yes Focal Point
2414 Jul 29 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.223252 35.830723 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One INGO aid worker was killed in Khan Younis during an attack on the residential neighborhood. He was taking refuge from the attack when he was killed (most likely from artillery or other aerial fire). The Israeli military reported that their attack on Khan Younis was in response to earlier Hamas firing on Israeli targets. Yes Official Report
1810 Jul 31 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.164639 36.86522 Non-state armed group: Global Al-Qaeda Two female international aid workers were kidnapped by armed men. They were released in January 2015. Pending Media
1877 Aug 1 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 33.513 36.292 Unknown Unknown One Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further details are currently available. Yes Official Report
1804 Aug 3 2014 PS Occupied Palestinian Territories 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.288231 34.253606 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One UN guard was killed during an air strike in Rafah in southern Gaza. Yes Official Report
1805 Aug 4 2014 SS South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.945357 33.809026 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces One INGO worker was pulled out of the INGO vehicle and shot and killed, allegedly by the Mabanese Defense Forces. It appears that the killing was related to the individual's ethnicity. Yes Official Report
1816 Aug 5 2014 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.945242 33.809081 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces Two local INGO staff members were dragged out of their vehicle and shot and killed by the Mabanese Defense Forces. It appears that the killing was ethnically motivated. A third passenger was also shot and killed (not counted here). Yes Official Report
1817 Aug 5 2014 SS South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 9.945122 33.809215 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mabanese Defense Forces One INGO staff member was killed by the Mabanese Defense Forces at his home and another staffer, also hiding in the house, was abducted. It appears that the killing was ethnically motivated. A third staffer, also hiding in the house, managed to get away. Yes Official Report
1919 Aug 5 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 36.6975 38.956667 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) A national staff member was kidnapped and detained in Tell Abyad by ISIS and then transfered to Ar-Raqqa. The staff member was released on August 30, 2014. Yes Focal Point
1945 Aug 6 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 35.336 40.145 Unknown Unknown A convoy of trucks with provisions were hit by a large explosion on their way to Deir Ezzor city. Two truck drivers subcontracted by the UN were killed by the exposion and 3 were injured. Yes Focal Point
1924 Aug 7 2014 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 8.466667 34.033333 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver and two passengers in a water supply truck were attacked en-route within their project site when they stopped. A group of people on the road attacked them after an altercation, which resulted in the physical assault of the passenger. The driver and secondary passenger managed to run away with minor injuries (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
1923 Aug 9 2014 ET Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 8.466667 34.033333 Unaffiliated Youths An INGO driver was assaulted by 5 youths after getting out of his truck to apologise for splashing someone when driving past. Yes Focal Point
1932 Aug 11 2014 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 1.292066 36.821946 Unknown Unknown A national staff member in Nairobi was assaulted at home when burglers broke into his private residence to rob the house during the night. He was hospitalized as a result of his injuries. Yes Focal Point
1933 Aug 11 2014 BJ Benin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.30769 2.315834 Unknown Unknown One international aid worker was hospitalized after being attacked with machetes during a robbery. Yes Focal Point
1811 Aug 12 2014 CD DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 3.960093 24.908219 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) A national contractor of an INGO was killed by individuals who are suspected to be part of the LRA. His three children (not counted here) were also abducted. Yes Official Report
1818 Aug 13 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 33.307049 62.136421 Unknown Unknown One NGO ambulance driver was abducted. He was released on 31 August following negotiation by community elders and a ransom payment. Yes Official Report
1808 Aug 14 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.671608 61.981391 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown Five ICRC staff members were abducted by a local armed group while traveling to deliver aid in Herat province. UPDATE: All 5 were released unharmed on 20 August. Yes Official Report
1809 Aug 16 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.211003 69.097956 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Three local employees of a demining NGO were abducted by anti-government elements. The vehicles have been recovered, but no information concerning the abductees. Yes Official Report
1952 Aug 17 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 36.4372 64.9228 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was wounded when a bomb went off in front of the office. Yes Focal Point
1823 Aug 19 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 34.865924 71.521514 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three female teachers and one driver working for a local NGO were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. Two children were also killed in the blast. Yes Official Report
1812 Aug 20 2014 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 Public location 4.366602 18.552499 Unknown Unknown One local Red Cross worker was killed by a bullet while trying to evacuate casualties during violent demonstrations in front of the MINUSCA headquarters in Bangui. Yes Official Report
1936 Aug 24 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.734772 70.811995 Unknown Unknown Seven national staff members were kidnapped in Badakhshan. They were released 3 days later, after negotiations between the organizations' network and a local representative took place. The kidnappers demanded a ransom, which went unpaid. Yes Focal Point
1813 Aug 24 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 37.474549 70.535009 Unknown Unknown Three INGO national staff members were abducted by unknown men. They were released unhurt two days later, on 26 August. Yes Official Report
1890 Aug 26 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.171831 70.621679 Unknown Unknown NGO vehicle and driver were hijacked by armed persons in Rodat District while on the Jalalabad-Torkham highway. The driver was kidnapped and the vehicle was taken. An NGO staff member that was in the vehicle was injured in the attack but managed to escape. Yes Official Report
1901 Aug 27 2014 IL Israel 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 31.33573 34.394087 Unknown Unknown An off duty volunteer was killed when a morter shell hit Nirim kibbutz. Yes Media
1882 Aug 29 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.171831 70.621679 Unknown Unknown An NGO staff member was shot and killed for unknown reasons in Khogyani District. Yes Official Report
1819 Aug 31 2014 CD DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.012818 29.356943 Non-state armed group: Regional Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) Two national INGO doctors were abducted by individuals suspected to be part of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They were released the following day after family members reportedly paid a ransom. Yes Official Report
1820 Aug 31 2014 SD Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.204927 24.647866 Unknown Unknown Two guards on duty at an INGO health center were abducted by two armed men who broke in and also stole some property. The two guards were released the next day. Yes Official Report
1824 Sep 2 2014 PK Pakistan 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.002336 71.380977 Unknown Unknown A local NGO senior staff member was shot and killed while resisting a kidnap attempt. Yes Official Report
1821 Sep 4 2014 SS South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.532579 29.63031 Criminal Unknown One ICRC-contracted driver was shot and wounded when the convoy he was traveling with was robbed by armed men. Yes Official Report
1822 Sep 6 2014 CD DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home -1.658501 29.220455 Unknown Unknown One national UN staff member was injured by armed robbers when returning home with his wife. The UN staff member is in stable condition at the hospital. It is suspected that the robbers were members of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC). Yes Official Report
1840 Sep 6 2014 KE Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 3.93545 41.853051 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A driver, who was driving as part of an INGO humanitarian convoy, was wounded when an armed militia attacked. Yes Official Report
1825 Sep 9 2014 PK Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Home 27.585869 68.006017 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO staff member was abducted outside his home and killed. It appears to have been a personal matter, and not related to his employment with the INGO. Yes Official Report
1826 Sep 15 2014 SY Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 34.730833 36.709444 Unknown Unknown One UN staff member was abducted on the Damascus-Aleppo Road. Yes Official Report
1828 Sep 16 2014 SS South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 9.258853 29.800177 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One UN staff member was assaulted by SPLA soldiers and required medical treatment. Another UN staff member was also assaulted, but seems to have been unhurt. Yes Official Report
1829 Sep 16 2014 GN Guinea 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 8.076658 -8.782692 Unaffiliated Community members One INGO staff member, along with seven other individuals (government officials and journalists), was killed in a mob attack. The group was part of an Ebola education team. It appears that the community members attacked because they believed that health workers were spreading the disease. Yes Official Report
1872 Sep 23 2014 GN Guinea 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.433333 -13.083333 Unaffiliated Community members A team of five aid workers was attacked in Guinea by a crowd that grew hostile when the team started collecting bodies believed to be infected with Ebola. One the aid workers sustained a neck wound. Yes Media
1830 Sep 24 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.98051 69.133384 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by anti-government elements at the INGO demining site. Yes Official Report
1831 Sep 25 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Project site 4.368349 18.55663 Unknown Unknown Seven INGO staff members were wounded by the explosion of a grenade, which detonated while they were cleaning a ditch. Yes Official Report
1832 Sep 25 2014 AF Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 34.874167 71.152778 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Six NGO contractors were abducted by anti-government elements. They were released the following day through the mediation of tribal elders. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
1970 Oct 12 2014 SO Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 2.042622 45.327289 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A vehicle loaded with explosives detonated in front of Aroma Restaurant at Makah Al-Mukaram Road (Hawl-Wadaag District) in the evening. The restaurant was hosting an event to mark 60th anniversary of the founding of the Somali flag. Thirteen people were killed while 18 others were injured, one of the casualties was a local staff member of a INGO. Yes Official Report
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
1955 Oct 15 2014 CF Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 7.47632 15.54011 Unknown Unknown A national female staff worker for an INGO was attacked in her home with a machete during a home invasion. She fully recovered in the hospital. 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
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
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
1971 Oct 25 2014 SO Somalia 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.786372 47.433257 Non-state armed group: Subnational Dir Clan A gunman from Dir clan shot and killed a local NGO staff from Majerteen/Biciid yahan sub-clan in Galkacyo in the morning of 25/10. The killing is reportedly linked with verification of IDP registrations. Yes Official Report
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Total 179 294 30 71 216 17 258 230 226 714 24 38 31 93 807 481 68 258