Security incident data

Last updated: September 27, 2019

Data verified up to: December 31, 2018

The numbers below refer to the number of people affected. Click on a column heading to order incidents according to that column.

IDMonthDayYearsort iconCountryUNINGOLNGO and NRCSICRCIFRCOtherNationals killedNationals woundedNationals kidnappedTotal national staffInternationals killedInternationals woundedInternationals kidnappedTotal international staffTotal victimsGender MaleGender FemaleGender UnknownMeans of attackAttack contextLocationLatitudeLongitudeActor typeActor nameDetailsVerifiedSource
17172013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17182013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17192013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17202013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17212013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17222013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17232013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17242013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17252013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17262013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17272013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17282013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
17292013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1380Jan12013Pakistan007000700700007160ShootingAmbushRoad34.04756972.403637UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1381Jan52013Pakistan002000200200002200ShootingIndividual attackPublic location34.19024271.76248UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1388Jan62013Afghanistan001000100100001001Body-borne IEDRaidPublic location31.004866.397653Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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

YesOfficial Report
1382Jan72013Afghanistan040000004400004103KidnappingAmbushRoad35.69342665.165404Non-state armed group: SubnationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1389Jan82013Jordan550000010010000010505Bodily assaultMob violenceProject site32.29429236.322186Aid recipientRefugees

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.

YesMedia
1708Jan102013Pakistan100000100100001100Body-borne IEDIndividual attackPublic location30.19123567.025564Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One UN employee was killed when a suicide bomber detonated an IED in a public area of Quetta.

YesFocal Point
1383Jan112013Pakistan001000100100001010ShootingIndividual attackPublic location34.01259772.032854Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

An NGO nurse was shot and killed on her way to work, having received prior death threats.

YesOfficial Report
1384Jan132013Afghanistan001000100100001100Kidnap-killingUnknownUnknown32.26717265.050769UnknownUnknown

A national staff member working for an NGO demining agency was shot and killed by a group of armed men during a kidnapping attempt.

YesOfficial Report
1702Jan132013DR Congo001000100100001001ShootingIndividual attackUnknown-0.84160529.048446UnknownUnknown

One Red Cross worker was shot and killed by unknown armed men when trying to stop them from raping a woman. 

YesFocal Point
1385Jan142013Afghanistan100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location34.48873869.13724UnknownUnknown

A national staffer of a UN agency was stabbed in a violent robbery by three assailants.

YesOfficial Report
1386Jan162013Afghanistan002000020200002000Suicide VBIEDCombat/CrossfirePublic location34.52589669.17015Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1387Jan232013Afghanistan010000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad35.09217265.166145UnaffiliatedNot 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 

YesOfficial Report
1673Jan242013Indonesia010000010100001001Bodily assaultUnknownProject site-6.21195106.845056UnknownUnknown

One INGO staff member was hit in the head and subsequently hospitalized when unknown individuals threw stones at the INGO vehicle. 

YesFocal Point
1390Jan272013Afghanistan010000000000111100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.54269469.165394UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1841Jan272013Somalia010000010100001100ShootingUnknownProject site2.05627845.300605UnknownUnknown

One INGO security guard was injured when a shooting broke out in front of a medical health facility managed by the INGO.

YesOfficial Report
1835Jan282013Kenya001000010100001001ShootingAmbushRoad0.12034140.301715UnknownUnknown

A paramedic for the Kenyan Red Cross Society was injured when three gunmen shot at the ambulance after the driver ignored instructions to stop. 

YesOfficial Report
1391Jan312013Pakistan002000200200002002Roadside IEDAmbushRoad33.8994970.101691Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Two aid workers on polio vaccination team were killed when their car ran over a roadside IED

YesOfficial Report
1392Jan312013Pakistan004000004400004400KidnappingAmbushRoad24.8680366.918385UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1659Jan312013DR Congo010000000000111010KidnappingAmbushRoad-0.81695729.109423UnknownUnknown

One INGO female staff member was abducted, but was released three days later. 

YesFocal Point
1777Feb12013Senegal010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackRoad14.699193-17.467716UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1782Feb32013Iraq010000010100001100Bodily assaultMob violenceProject site34.41629741.215314Aid recipientRefugees

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. 

YesFocal Point
1393Feb42013Afghanistan001000100100001001Roadside IEDAmbushRoad32.86209366.067575Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

A national NGO staffer was killed when the NGO vehicle hit a roadside IED

YesOfficial Report
1714Feb52013South Sudan100000000010011100Bodily assaultAmbushRoad7.59730229.700877UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1715Feb62013Sudan100000100100001100ShootingAmbushRoad11.87845331.131175UnknownUnknown

One UN-contracted truck driver was shot and killed by four armed bandits. The driver's cash and mobile phone were taken.

YesFocal Point
1394Feb82013Nigeria009000900900009153ShootingRaidProject site12.0003648.513792Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Eight polio vaccinators working on a UN agency-sponsored immunization campaign were shot and killed when gunmen stormed two clinics. 

PendingMedia
1709Feb82013Sudan100000100100001100Bodily assaultUnknownPublic location14.20538724.64345UnknownUnknown

One UN staff member, a security guard supervisor, was found stabbed to death.  The perpetrators and the motive are unknown. 

YesFocal Point
1735Feb92013Kyrgyzstan100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location42.84100474.608645UnknownUnknown

A UN consultant suffered a broken nose when attacked by unknown assailants while on his way home. 

YesFocal Point
1736Feb102013DR Congo100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackUnknown1.56666730.25Host StateArmed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC)

One national UN worker was severely beaten by FARDC soldiers for having committed adultery.

YesFocal Point
1778Feb122013Yemen010000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad16.07545143.37951Staff memberContractor

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.

YesFocal Point
1396Feb132013Afghanistan001000010100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireRoad34.78622770.47759Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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

YesOfficial Report
1701Feb162013Somalia001000100100001100ShootingUnknownPublic location-0.36044542.548779Police or paramilitarySomaliland 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.

YesOfficial Report
1842Feb182013Somalia001000010100001001ShootingCombat/CrossfireUnknown2.33333342.283333Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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. 

YesOfficial Report
1397Mar12013Afghanistan003000030300003300Roadside IEDAmbushRoad34.50817269.826566Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Three national NGO staffers were wounded when their vehicle detonated an IED.Unclear if it had recently bee planted or if the NGO was specifically targeted

YesOfficial Report
1398Mar52013South Sudan010000000001011000Bodily assaultUnknownUnknown9.03531227.76364UnknownUnknown

An INGO worker was assaulted and robbed, sustaining serious injuries.

YesOfficial Report
1399Mar102013South Sudan020000020200002200ShootingAmbushRoad8.59532429.992201UnknownUnknown

An INGO national staff member and driver were ambushed and shot by armed robbers while riding in a humanitarian relief convoy.

YesOfficial Report
1436Mar112013Afghanistan003000003300003300KidnappingRaidHome32.3923364.490984UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1712Mar112013Yemen001000010100001100ShootingRaidOffice/compound13.22295145.305485Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One NGO worker was shot in the leg by militia members, who mistakenly identified him as an Al Qaeda affiliate. 

YesFocal Point
1759Mar122013Syrian Arab Republic020000000000222200Kidnap-killingAmbushRoad36.312136.687433Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1400Mar132013Syrian Arab Republic000001100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location33.45678436.244222UnknownUnknown

An EU humanitarian officer was killed in a rocket attack in Deraya, a suburb of Damascus

PendingMedia
1401Mar132013Pakistan001000100100001010ShootingAmbushRoad24.94924766.966768UnknownUnknown

A well-known female aid worker was shot and killed by four armed motorcyclists  after leaving her office.

PendingMedia
1615Mar132013Syrian Arab Republic100000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location33.37293736.112475UnknownUnknown

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1787Mar142013Sudan100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad11.80052525.442011UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1402Mar152013South Sudan200000020200002200Bodily assaultAmbushRoad4.45622632.426302Criminal Unknown

A UN-contracted driver and assistant were ambushed and severely wounded by armed robbers.

YesOfficial Report
1746Mar172013Syrian Arab Republic200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad34.8850938.872152Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1803Mar172013Syrian Arab Republic200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad36.11519540.796915UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1403Mar212013Pakistan002000200200002020Remote control VBIEDRaidProject site33.91919471.80859Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1737Mar212013Pakistan00120001110120000120012Remote control VBIEDUnknownProject site33.72571471.791983Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Eleven NGO personnel were wounded and one killed when a VBIED detonated by an IDP camp.

YesFocal Point
1684Mar222013Turkey010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location36.20280936.160299UnknownUnknown

An INGO staff member was walking when he was stabbed in the back by three men.

YesFocal Point
1404Mar232013Afghanistan000001000000111100KidnappingIndividual attackUnknown37.10070270.556226Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1405Mar242013Afghanistan001000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad33.77199868.369368Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1406Mar262013Yemen000100000001011010ShootingAmbushRoad15.33748444.184304UnknownUnknown

An international ICRC worker was shot and slightly wounded in a kidnap attempt while driving in a car with her husband.

YesMedia
1407Mar302013South Sudan001000010100001001ShootingRaidOffice/compound10.09965233.337104Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1738Mar302013Syrian Arab Republic100000010100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireProject site33.61181636.488004UnknownUnknown

One UN-contracted worker was injured when a mortar shell hit a warehouse.  He was hospitalized and required surgery to remove shrapnel.

YesFocal Point
1437Mar312013Afghanistan001000100100001100Vehicle-born IEDCombat/CrossfirePublic location32.0707564.838216Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1747Mar312013Syrian Arab Republic200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad36.07122936.970299UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1438Apr52013Afghanistan010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackHome35.32029964.811138UnaffiliatedNot applicable

Armed individuals shot and killed an INGO staff member in front of his residence due to a family dispute.

YesOfficial Report
1409Apr62013Afghanistan000001000010011010Suicide VBIEDAmbushRoad32.10510966.914374Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

PendingMedia
1408Apr82013South Sudan100000100100001010UnknownUnknownHome4.8491431.510543UnaffiliatedSpouse

A UN agency worker was killed by her husband in a domestic dispute.

YesOfficial Report
1410Apr142013Somalia004000100103034400Suicide VBIEDCombat/CrossfireRoad2.02068445.304072Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

A driver for a third country Red Crescent Society was killed and three additional staff wounded in Mogadishu when a suicide car bomb targeting government court buildings detonated as their convoy passed by.

YesMedia
1411Apr142013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireOffice/compound36.21569837.159321UnknownUnknown

 A national Red Crescent worker was killed when a mortar hit the warehouse he was guarding.

YesOfficial Report
1412Apr162013Afghanistan004000220400004400ShootingAmbushRoad36.82277366.05806UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1414Apr212013Afghanistan010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location34.4305870.448037UnknownUnknown

A national NGO staffer was shot and seriously injured by armed men on a motorcycle, while walking to work.

YesOfficial Report
1415Apr212013South Sudan500000220410015500ShootingAmbushRoad4.68938531.703351Criminal 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. 

YesFocal Point
1416Apr222013Afghanistan000000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad33.97489863.728285Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1417Apr222013Afghanistan001000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.27514669.880273Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1418Apr222013Afghanistan00100000010100000101000KidnappingUnknownUnknown31.49628265.000801Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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

YesOfficial Report
1419Apr232013Afghanistan030000002200113003KidnappingAmbushRoad34.65979161.107952Non-state armed group: SubnationalUnknown

Three INGO staff, one international and two national, were kidnapped by a local armed opposition group, later released unharmed following negotiations by community elders.

YesOfficial Report
1420Apr282013Afghanistan100000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackHome32.91392666.001905UnaffiliatedNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1534Apr292013Afghanistan010000000001011010Rape/sexual assault RaidOffice/compound34.55104769.163852UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1452May2013Pakistan001000100100001001ShootingIndividual attackUnknown24.86055167.009926UnknownUnknown

One senior NGO worker associated with education projects was gunned down. This is the second killing of a staffer from this NGO.

YesOfficial Report
1685May22013Sudan020000020200002200ShootingAmbushRoad12.36524823.142216Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Two INGO staff members were injured (one shot and one severely beaten) when their aid convoy was attacked by seven armed men. 

YesFocal Point
1422May42013South Sudan200000110200002200ShootingAmbushRoad5.18774931.781709UnknownUnknown

One UN national contractor was killed and another wounded in a shooting when their vehicle was ambushed on the Bor-Juba road.

YesOfficial Report
1423May42013DR Congo010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location-1.18362329.448832UnknownUnknown

One INGO staffer was shot dead by unknown gunmen.

YesOfficial Report
1424May92013Afghanistan00110000011110000111100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.0806770.665404Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1425May92013Afghanistan001000100100001001ShootingIndividual attackOffice/compound34.54442769.159857Staff memberNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1426May102013Kenya010000010100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfirePublic location0.11019740.314053UnknownUnknown

One INGO staff member was shot as a collateral victim to an attack on a Kenya Police Reservist.  He is in stable condition. 

YesOfficial Report
1444May112013Afghanistan300000300300003300Roadside IEDAmbushRoad31.63480867.247748UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1427May112013South Sudan010000010100001100Bodily assaultAmbushPublic location4.84985631.59948UnknownUnknown

One INGO staff member was car-jacked and beaten; his car and other valuables on his person were stolen.

YesOfficial Report
1428May132013Afghanistan020000000001011100ShootingAmbushRoad36.32027167.483171Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Two INGO staff members were affected when an Afghan civilian was allegedly targeted in an ambush on the vehicle they were all in. 

YesOfficial Report
1429May132013Yemen000300001100223300KidnappingAmbushRoad13.22075445.305945Non-state armed group: SubnationalAl-Marakisha tribe

Three ICRC staff members were abducted while traveling by car by in the Southern Province of Abyan. They were released unharmed two days later.

YesMedia
1674May142013Mauritania010000010100001001Bodily assaultUnknownUnknown18.083949-15.978341UnknownUnknown

During a break-in, one INGO member was stabbed in the hand. 

YesFocal Point
1454May152013Syrian Arab Republic030000000000333300KidnappingUnknownProject site36.21222836.519075UnknownUnknown

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.

PendingMedia
1683May152013South Sudan010000010100001100ShootingAmbushRoad7.1834.095Non-state armed group: SubnationalMurule tribesmen

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. 

YesFocal Point
1779May202013Turkey010000000001011100Bodily assaultIndividual attackRoad36.49795636.364129UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1430May212013Kenya001000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackOffice/compound0.5060535.269086UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1431May222013Syrian Arab Republic010000000010011100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireProject site35.9332236.634538Host StateUnknown

An Indian national working with a British NGO was killed in a refugee hospital in Idlib Province during an air strike. 

PendingMedia
1432May232013South Sudan100000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackHome6.81083929.675678UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1433May242013Afghanistan400000000013044013Complex attackRaidOffice/compound34.52758169.16714Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1434May252013Afghanistan002000000000222200KidnappingAmbushRoad34.94937368.516697UnknownUnknown

Two staff members of a demining NGO were kidnapped at an illegal checkpoint on the Kabul-Bamyan highway.

YesOfficial Report
1445May252013Kenya001000100100001001UnknownCombat/CrossfireUnknown0.35109640.872108Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-Shabaab

One Kenyan Red Cross official was killed during clashes between Al Shabaab and the Administrative Police.  

YesOfficial Report
1843May252013Somalia010000100100001010ShootingCombat/CrossfirePublic location2.02107445.288353Host StateSomali National Government (SNG)

One INGO employee was killed during clashes between two groups of Somali National Government (SNG) forces.

YesOfficial Report
1435May272013Afghanistan010000100100001100UnknownIndividual attackPublic location36.14229865.35696Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1439May292013Afghanistan000400120301014004Body-borne IEDRaidOffice/compound34.43024770.448678Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1640Jun12013India010000000001011010Rape/sexual assault Individual attackUnknown22.5717988.361727UnaffiliatedNot applicable

A female aid worker was drugged and sexually assaulted by a local businessman.  She subsequently attempted suicide and was hospitalized.   

PendingMedia
1440Jun32013Afghanistan010000010100001100Remote control VBIEDAmbushRoad35.22119271.049777UnknownUnknown

An INGO translator was injured as his vehicle struck an IED; this is likely connected to a tribal dispute.

YesOfficial Report
1441Jun32013Afghanistan030000003300003300KidnappingAmbushRoad33.60788962.226317Non-state armed group: SubnationalDistrict 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1450Jun32013Afghanistan100000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireProject site31.49044665.415074Foreign or coalition forcesInternational 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.

YesOfficial Report
1679Jun42013Sudan010000100100001100Bodily assaultUnknownPublic location11.12351422.961818UnknownUnknown

One national INGO staff member was killed due to fighting between two tribal groups.

YesFocal Point
1447Jun52013Kenya001000100100001010UnknownIndividual attackRoad0.12756734.278379UnaffiliatedUnknown

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.

PendingMedia
1451Jun62013Pakistan002000110200002020ShootingIndividual attackProject site34.01116371.568895UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1686Jun72013South Sudan030000030300003300Bodily assaultIndividual attackUnknown9.93981533.809694Host StateSudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA)

Three INGO staff members were tied up and beaten by drunk SPLA members for refusing to pay a bribe. 

YesFocal Point
1754Jun82013Syrian Arab Republic200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad36.21805537.105819Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1470Jun92013Afghanistan001000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.31884968.854718Police or paramilitaryAfghan 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.

YesOfficial Report
1743Jun92013Syrian Arab Republic100000010100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireRoad35.80688136.317978UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1442Jun102013Afghanistan003000003300003003KidnappingAmbushRoad34.27456663.11168Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1785Jun112013Syrian Arab Republic100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad35.96547838.979869Non-state armed group: NationalAl-Nusra Front

One UN-contracted driver was stopped and detained for five days by Al Nosrah Front.

YesFocal Point
1786Jun112013Syrian Arab Republic200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad35.01427240.447052Non-state armed group: NationalAl-Nusra Front

Two UN-contracted drivers were stopped and detained by Al Nosrah Front.

YesFocal Point
1716Jun122013South Sudan100000100100001100ShootingAmbushRoad8.88366230.045535UnknownUnknown

One UN-contracted assistant driver was shot in the chest and killed by a group of armed men demanding cash.

YesFocal Point
1739Jun132013Myanmar100000010100001010Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location16.78382296.156356UnknownUnknown

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.  

YesFocal Point
1443Jun152013Afghanistan001000100100001010ShootingIndividual attackHome37.41266366.047083UnaffiliatedNot 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 victim’s NGO affiliation.

YesOfficial Report
1446Jun192013Somalia1300000550103003131210Complex attackRaidOffice/compound2.04355745.314087Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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.  

YesOfficial Report
1448Jun212013South Sudan100000000001011010Bodily assaultAmbushRoad4.84892531.582724Police or paramilitaryNational 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.

YesOfficial Report
1449Jun222013South Sudan010000000010011100Bodily assaultAmbushRoad4.4005731.162043UnknownUnknown

One INGO official was stabbed to death while en route by car between Juba and Yei.

PendingMedia
1460Jun262013Afghanistan001000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackRoad34.34048962.199587UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1750Jun282013Syrian Arab Republic200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad35.67783936.708053Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.  

YesFocal Point
1751Jun292013Syrian Arab Republic100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad35.38394536.69235Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1836Jun292013Somalia010000100100001001Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location-0.35821642.545087Non-state armed group: SubnationalClan

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1455Jun302013Afghanistan002000110200002200Roadside IEDAmbushRoad32.41852264.472354Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One staff member of a demining NGO was killed and another injured when an IED detonated against their motorcycle.

YesOfficial Report
1710Jul12013Uganda100000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome-0.60654230.674716UnknownUnknown

One UN staff member was stabbed during an apparent robbery by unknown assailants.  He was immediately rushed to the hospital, but died upon arrival. 

YesMedia
1458Jul32013Afghanistan003000003300003210KidnappingRaidProject site34.04267862.169768Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1790Jul32013Syrian Arab Republic100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad35.86361136.800556Non-state armed group: SubnationalShareea Court

One UN-contracted driver was kidnapped by an armed group called Shareea Court.  Attempts to contact the driver have been unsuccessful thus far.

YesFocal Point
1459Jul42013Sudan030000210300003003Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireOffice/compound12.04976724.883365Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1687Jul42013Central African Republic010000010100001010Bodily assaultIndividual attackRoad5.76653420.683388Non-state armed group: NationalSeleka

One INGO staff member was beaten by Seleka members at a checkpoint.  

YesFocal Point
1706Jul42013Somalia010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackRoad9.5501244.066165UnknownUnknown

One INGO national staff member was attacked by a gang and suffered a knife wound to the hand.

YesFocal Point
1471Jul72013Afghanistan020000020200002200Bodily assaultAmbushRoad35.91022268.290924UnknownUnknown

1 INGO staff member and his driver were stopped by five armed men and subsequently robbed and beaten.

YesOfficial Report
1515Jul112013DR Congo040000004400004310KidnappingRaidProject site0.48597329.458168Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1850Jul122013Somalia010000010100001001ShootingCombat/CrossfirePublic location10.82846849.252965Non-state armed group: SubnationalClan

One INGO staff member was injured when shooting broke out during what seems to have been an inter-clan attack.

YesOfficial Report
1472Jul132013Afghanistan002000002200002002KidnappingIndividual attackProject site31.18778862.089746Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1473Jul132013Afghanistan001000100100001100Roadside IEDAmbushRoad32.37597964.465167Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One staff member from a demining NGO was killed in transit by a roadside IED.

YesOfficial Report
1614Jul142013Syrian Arab Republic100000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location33.47037636.30053UnknownUnknown

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1752Jul162013Syrian Arab Republic100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.65384938.638973Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One UN-contracted driver was stopped and detained by an unknown armed group, who requested a ransom.  

YesFocal Point
1474Jul172013Kenya001000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackOffice/compound0.18846340.283483UnknownUnknown

One security guard for an NGO was shot when he interrupted what was likely an attempted armed robbery of an NGO compound in Dadaab.

YesOfficial Report
1475Jul172013Afghanistan010000010100001001Remote control VBIEDAmbushRoad37.18234168.913042Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1516Jul192013Central African Republic010000000001011100ShootingIndividual attackUnknown4.36169818.555975UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1552Jul202013Afghanistan010000010100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireRoad33.81394568.94788Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

One driver of an INGO ambulance was seriously injured when struck with small arms fire while in the crossfire between ANSF and AOG fighters.

YesOfficial Report
1713Jul222013Ethiopia100000100100001100ShootingUnknownPublic location8.21889443.557972Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One UN-contracted warehouse worker was shot and killed by armed men suspected to be part of an insurgent group.

YesFocal Point
1517Jul232013Somalia001000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location6.76962347.430615UnknownUnknown

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.

YesMedia
1535Jul252013Kenya001000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site0.00372840.368204UnaffiliatedNot applicable

An NGO staff member was stabbed to death by his neighbour when an argument between the two turned violent.

YesOfficial Report
1740Jul272013Syrian Arab Republic100000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackRoad35.99553437.000089UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1536Jul282013Syrian Arab Republic00110000110110000110011Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireProject site34.51186736.576478UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1537Jul312013Afghanistan010000100100001100ShootingAmbushRoad33.03848966.721209Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1844Jul312013Somalia002000020200002002ShootingAmbushRoad2.04574245.302612Host StateSomali National Government (SNG)

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.

YesOfficial Report
1638Aug2013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100Kidnap-killingUnknownUnknown33.48333336.35UnknownUnknown

One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer, after having disappeared for five months, died on 8 January 2014. 

YesOfficial Report
1806Aug2013Central African Republic010000010100001100ShootingAmbushRoad5.99837124.334143UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1895Aug32013Syrian Arab Republic010000000010011010UnknownUnknownPublic location35.95941138.998105Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1538Aug42013South Sudan010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location4.84877531.508604UnknownUnknown

One NGO staff member was assaulted and robbed by four young men.

YesOfficial Report
1539Aug52013South Sudan001000100100001001ShootingAmbushRoad5.3801531.804769UnknownUnknown

One NGO staff member was shot and killed when unknown attackers shot at a marked NGO vehicle travelling on the Bor to Juba road.

YesOfficial Report
1540Aug52013South Sudan020000110200002200UnknownAmbushRoad4.80932931.633258UnknownUnknown

One staff member was killed and one wounded when their vehicle was attacked.

YesMedia
1555Aug82013Syrian Arab Republic100000100100001100UnknownIndividual attackUnknown33.49974236.295234UnknownUnknown

One UN staff member was killed.

YesOfficial Report
1554Aug92013Afghanistan001000010100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireHome34.91721170.764156Host StateAfghan National Army (ANA)

One NGO staff member was injured when an ANA fired mortar shell landed in a residential area.

YesOfficial Report
1556Aug152013Afghanistan001000100100001100ShootingAmbushRoad34.27752862.614173UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1557Aug172013South Sudan010000100100001001UnknownIndividual attackProject site10.13074233.327557UnaffiliatedNot applicable

One INGO staff member was killed by a staff member of another INGO allegedly over domestic dispute.

YesOfficial Report
1558Aug182013India001000000001011010Bodily assaultIndividual attackRoad18.97071572.819421UnknownUnknown

One American working for an NGO was slashed by an assailant on her face and neck and robbed while on a commuter train.

PendingMedia
1559Aug182013Afghanistan001000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackOffice/compound36.98338267.047065UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1560Aug202013South Sudan100000010100001100ShootingAmbushRoad4.51991932.490316UnknownUnknown

One driver was shot when gunmen opened fire on four UN-contracted trucks.

YesOfficial Report
1561Aug202013Afghanistan010000010100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireRoad33.81465968.947602Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

One INGO ambulance driver was wounded with small arms fire when passing through an clash between AOG and ANSF.

YesOfficial Report
1562Aug222013Afghanistan100000100100001100Roadside IEDAmbushRoad32.31841463.216539Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One assistant driver of an IO-contracted food delivery truck was killed when a roadside IED exploded against his truck. 

YesOfficial Report
1563Aug222013Afghanistan020000000000222002KidnappingIndividual attackUnknown34.81643567.816707UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1564Aug252013Afghanistan050000500500005500Kidnap-killingAmbushRoad35.20433361.607134UnknownUnknown

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1565Aug262013Afghanistan001000010100001001Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireProject site34.78795970.478834UnknownUnknown

One NGO staff member was injured when a stray mortar struck a school where s/he was delivering a training.

YesOfficial Report
1566Aug272013Occupied Palestinian Territories100000100100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireRoad31.86595135.21448Host StateIsreali 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.

PendingMedia
1567Aug312013South Sudan100000010100001001Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location4.85877831.598305Host StateSudan 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.

YesOfficial Report
1568Aug312013South Sudan100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome4.84937931.508672UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1569Aug312013Afghanistan100000010100001100Body-borne IEDCombat/CrossfirePublic location31.61026965.701536Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

A national staff driver was wounded when a body-borne IED was detonated. The attack was aimed at Afghanistan National Police.

YesOfficial Report
1741Sep12013Somalia200000020200002200ShootingCombat/CrossfirePublic location2.02615645.331465Police or paramilitaryPolice

Two UN-contracted employees were shot and wounded by police as they were trying to enter the seaport. 

YesFocal Point
1570Sep22013Syrian Arab Republic010000100100001100Kidnap-killingIndividual attackProject site36.2161437.166897UnknownUnknown

A Syrian doctor was kidnapped from Sejou village where he was working and found killed one day later in Aleppo province.

YesMedia
1571Sep52013Afghanistan005000005500005500KidnappingAmbushRoad35.42368965.975326Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1675Sep52013Armenia010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome40.18238744.511848UnknownUnknown

One INGO staff member was beaten by a group of unknown men in Yerevan.  He was subsequently hospitalized and required surgery.

YesFocal Point
1572Sep72013South Sudan100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome9.25964229.800035UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1574Sep72013Central African Republic020000200200002200ShootingIndividual attackRoad6.49123917.45499UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1680Sep72013El Salvador000001000010011100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location13.692667-89.218216UnknownUnknown

One international consultant was shot and killed as he was withdrawing money from a bank.

YesFocal Point
1742Sep72013Afghanistan200000020200002200Bodily assaultMob violenceRoad33.78649866.714834UnaffiliatedCommunity 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. 

YesFocal Point
1851Sep72013Somalia010000010100001100Body-borne IEDCombat/CrossfirePublic location2.03283645.33976Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-Shabaab

An INGO guard was wounded during an Al Shabaab attack.

YesOfficial Report
1573Sep82013South Sudan100000010100001100Bodily assaultRaidOffice/compound4.87330131.589264UnknownUnknown

Robbers at a UN compound assaulted the UN-contracted guard, who was taken to the hospital for treatment.

YesOfficial Report
1575Sep82013Afghanistan002000020200002002Complex attackCombat/CrossfireOffice/compound34.36106668.851885Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1753Sep122013Syrian Arab Republic100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad35.07668239.680846UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1578Sep132013Philippines005000050500005005Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location6.908154122.088461Non-state armed group: NationalMoro 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.

PendingMedia
1577Sep142013Afghanistan020000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad34.47669761.410496Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1734Sep162013Pakistan001000100100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown32.1056470.972262UnknownUnknown

An NGO security guard was shot during an armed robbery.  He later died from his wounds two days later, on 18 September. 

YesFocal Point
1664Sep192013DR Congo010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location-1.65990529.221005UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1579Sep222013Pakistan001000100100001010KidnappingUnknownUnknown28.0006969.31894UnknownUnknown

One female social worker employed by a local NGO was kidnapped by unidentified armed men and killed.

YesOfficial Report
1688Sep222013Somalia010000010100001100Bodily assaultMob violenceProject site10.61647847.366652Aid recipientRefugees

One INGO staff member was attacked by refugees, who were upset about the lack of food.  The staff member sufferred a broken nose.

YesFocal Point
1580Sep232013South Sudan100000010100001001Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location8.49215427.993158Aid recipientNot 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1581Sep232013Kenya300000000003033003Complex attackRaidPublic location-1.25697536.803277Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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.

YesOfficial Report
1582Sep232013Afghanistan001000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad32.88481961.140623Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1583Sep232013Pakistan001000100100001010ShootingIndividual attackUnknown28.00042169.318844UnaffiliatedSpouse

One female NGO worker was shot and killed by her husband in an honor killing.

PendingMedia
1584Oct12013Afghanistan004000004400004400ShootingAmbushRoad32.6405265.570947Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1834Oct12013Syrian Arab Republic010000000000111100Kidnap-killingUnknownUnknown35.95141439.026307Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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.

PendingMedia
1585Oct32013South Sudan100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome4.82487131.607858UnknownUnknown

One UN staff member sustained injuries during a fight with three robbers at his home.

YesOfficial Report
1591Oct32013South Sudan001000010100001100Bodily assaultAmbushRoad8.95527727.509186Host StateSudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA)

One NGO staff member was assaulted by an SPLA soldier. 

YesOfficial Report
1586Oct42013Pakistan010000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad30.19160466.998056Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1587Oct42013Pakistan010000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad27.52940268.757858UnknownUnknown

A national staffer of an INGO was abducted on the road. 

YesOfficial Report
1588Oct62013Yemen100000000000111100KidnappingAmbushRoad15.30640544.1896UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1590Oct62013South Sudan200000000002022002Bodily assaultIndividual attackOffice/compound4.83991131.611074UnknownUnknown

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1589Oct72013Afghanistan003000003300003300KidnappingAmbushRoad33.58069269.221584UnknownUnknown

Three national NGO staff members (driver and two engineers) were ambushed and kidnapped. A third engineer was present but managed to escape. 

YesOfficial Report
1592Oct122013Afghanistan001000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location35.10558170.51334Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1593Oct132013Afghanistan001000100100001100Kidnap-killingUnknownUnknown34.80157271.216105Non-state armed group: RegionalTehrik-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. 

YesOfficial Report
1602Oct132013Syrian Arab Republic001600004400337007KidnappingAmbushRoad35.89938336.763292Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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.

YesMedia
1690Oct212013Afghanistan030000030300003300BombingCombat/CrossfireProject site32.26453968.524715Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Three INGO staff members were injured by flying glass after an IED detonation. 

YesFocal Point
1594Oct222013Afghanistan002000020200002002ShootingAmbushRoad34.00247362.224309Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1845Oct222013Somalia010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackUnknown6.76662747.429627UnknownUnknown

An INGO security guard was shot and injured by an unknown armed man.  The attack may have been connected to an inter-clan dispute.

YesOfficial Report
1595Oct232013Sudan002000110200002002ShootingAmbushRoad12.00868824.840129UnknownUnknown

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.

PendingMedia
1755Oct272013Sudan200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad11.71354225.617136Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1689Oct292013Ethiopia010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackUnknown4.48294441.664859Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One INGO staff member was abducted and very severely beaten by three armed militia men.  The attack may be related to tribal politics. 

YesFocal Point
1596Oct302013Sudan100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad12.69918524.99564UnknownUnknown

A UN contractor was carjacked and abducted by unknown criminals while driving along the Nyala-El Fasher road. 

YesOfficial Report
1791Oct302013Sudan100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad11.81508825.414386Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One UN-contracted driver was abducted by a rebel group on board a Land Cruiser.

YesFocal Point
1605Nov32013Pakistan010000010100001100Aerial bombardmentIndividual attackOffice/compound33.99188271.498232UnknownUnknown

A security guard was injured when unknown individuals hurled a hand grenade inside an INGO guest house.  Staff was relocated to Islamabad.

YesOfficial Report
1619Nov52013Afghanistan010000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location37.10070170.556332UnaffiliatedNot applicable

An INGO staff member was stabbed and killed by the son of the mayor of Faizabad.  

YesOfficial Report
1601Nov62013Afghanistan001000100100001001ShootingUnknownUnknown32.92702766.142532UnknownUnknown

An off-duty NGO staff member was shot and killed by two unknown gunmen.   

YesOfficial Report
1693Nov62013Syrian Arab Republic010000010100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireProject site33.51082336.30675UnknownUnknown

One INGO staffer was injured when a mortar landed inside the INGO project site; the staff received shrapnel to the chest.

YesFocal Point
1598Nov72013Haiti002000100101012110Bodily assaultRaidProject site18.53249872.333064UnknownUnknown

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. 

PendingMedia
1780Nov72013Central African Republic010000100100001100ShootingAmbushRoad4.36236118.554524Non-state armed group: NationalEx-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. 

YesFocal Point
1788Nov82013Sudan300000003300003300KidnappingAmbushRoad12.41480525.468676UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1597Nov112013Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown36.88985338.369716UnknownUnknown

One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer of the Ein Al Arab sub-branch in Aleppo was killed.

YesFocal Point
1599Nov112013Afghanistan010000001100001001KidnappingUnknownUnknown32.68984562.732388UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1744Nov152013Sudan100000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackRoad13.47575925.299246Host StateSudan 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. 

YesFocal Point
1838Nov172013Somalia010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackUnknown1.71746644.768614Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1611Nov182013Afghanistan001000000001011100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location34.50166569.157429UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1600Nov192013Afghanistan003000003300003003KidnappingUnknownUnknown34.09253870.469295Criminal 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1692Nov192013Libyan Arab Jamahiriya010000000001011100KidnappingIndividual attackUnknown32.87981313.19014Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One INGO staff member was kidnapped for a few days, beaten, and extorted of money by militiamen. 

YesFocal Point
1666Nov212013Afghanistan002000200200002002Kidnap-killingUnknownUnknown32.9268966.141517UnknownUnknown

Two polio workers were abducted on 21 November and found dead the following day by Afghan National Police.

YesOfficial Report
1604Nov222013Afghanistan002000020200002110UnknownAmbushRoad36.72786568.867998Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1603Nov242013Afghanistan002000002200002002KidnappingUnknownUnknown35.91076365.028694UnknownUnknown

Two local NGO staff members were abducted by unknown individuals.

YesOfficial Report
1606Nov242013Syrian Arab Republic100000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireRoad33.45200836.376632UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1691Nov242013Sudan010000010100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown12.36534623.142106UnknownUnknown

One INGO staffer was shot during a carjacking. 

YesFocal Point
1608Nov252013South Sudan100000010100001100Bodily assaultUnknownUnknown4.61175531.263156UnknownUnknown

One national UN staff member was injured when two teenagers attempted to steal his laptop bag. He received medical care at a UN hospital.  

YesOfficial Report
1676Nov252013Philippines010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site10.291469123.966694Staff memberNot 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. 

YesFocal Point
1609Nov262013Afghanistan003000300300003003BombingIndividual attackProject site32.62776165.901625UnknownUnknown

Three aid workers involved in a village-level development project were killed by a remote-controlled bomb.  

PendingMedia
1846Nov262013Somalia010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location3.11768743.644197Host StateSomali National Government (SNG)

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.

YesOfficial Report
1610Nov272013Afghanistan070000610700007700ShootingAmbushRoad35.88198964.686842Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1807Dec2013DR Congo020000020200002200Bodily assaultAmbushRoad-0.93869229.073764UnknownUnknown

Two INGO staff members were critically injured when they were physically assaulted with machetes during an attempted robbery. 

YesFocal Point
1612Dec12013Afghanistan030000003300003300KidnappingUnknownProject site35.07190262.875252Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1613Dec22013Syrian Arab Republic100000100100001010Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireHome32.632736.106299UnknownUnknown

A UN staff member was killed by shrapnel from a mortar round that struck her residence.

YesOfficial Report
1621Dec52013Central African Republic010000100100001100ShootingRaidHome4.36169818.555975Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1622Dec52013Yemen000004110220024310Complex attackRaidPublic location15.35202744.212945Non-state armed group: GlobalAl-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.  

YesOfficial Report
1623Dec62013Nigeria001000010100001001ShootingRaidOffice/compound11.67195211.534682UnknownUnknown

One NGO staff member suffered gunshot wounds when the NGO was robbed by gunmen.

YesOfficial Report
1624Dec72013South Sudan010000010100001100UnknownIndividual attackOffice/compound4.57731328.39885UnknownUnknown

A security guard for an INGO compound was attacked by an armed intruder.  The guard was hospitalized and is in stable condition.

YesOfficial Report
1625Dec72013Afghanistan100000001100001100KidnappingUnknownUnknown32.30852564.813115Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One UN contractor de-mining staff member was abducted by unknown gunmen in Musa Qala District. 

YesOfficial Report
1847Dec72013Somalia010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location2.98324444.283339UnknownUnknown

An INGO-contracted driver was shot and kiled by an unidentified gunman.

YesOfficial Report
1677Dec82013South Sudan010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site4.5773628.398834UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1626Dec132013Mali001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown15.075763-7.519128UnknownUnknown

An NGO humanitarian worker was killed by unknown robbers.

YesOfficial Report
1636Dec142013Argentina100000000001011100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location-34.603803-58.381552UnknownUnknown

One international UN staffer was robbed and attacked on the street, suffering substantial injuries and requiring hospitalization. 

YesOfficial Report
1694Dec142013Afghanistan010000100100001100Roadside IEDAmbushRoad34.84662871.09726Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One INGO contracted driver was killed when his vehicle hit an IED.

YesFocal Point
1627Dec162013South Sudan010000010100001001ShootingCombat/CrossfireUnknown6.79984633.126794Host StateSudan 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1628Dec172013Afghanistan001000001100001001KidnappingAmbushRoad34.40590470.359338Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One UN Agency Implementing Partner staff member was traveling in the organization's vehicle when stopped by an armed group and subsequently abducted. 

YesOfficial Report
1678Dec172013Sudan020000020200002200Bodily assaultRaidOffice/compound13.11481523.864988UnknownUnknown

Two INGO staff members were severely beaten by six masked men attempting to rob their guest house. 

YesFocal Point
1630Dec192013South Sudan010000100100001100ShootingRaidOffice/compound7.78514533.002922UnaffiliatedYouths

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1781Dec192013South Sudan010000100100001100UnknownAmbushRoad6.21941531.549315UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1745Dec212013South Sudan010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location9.94999630.267263Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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. 

YesFocal Point
1711Dec232013Sudan100000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome15.45051336.399923UnknownUnknown

One UN staff member was stabbed and killed by an armed intruder during what seems to be an attempted robbery.

YesFocal Point
1852Dec292013Somalia005000005500005005KidnappingAmbushRoad0.64515841.560769Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Five local NGO staff members were abducted by unidentified gunmen.

YesOfficial Report
1789Dec312013Sudan200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad12.56627725.479459Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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. 

YesFocal Point
1669Jan2014South Sudan003000300300003003UnknownRaidProject site7.1819232.356109Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Three aid workers were killed by unknown armed elements who looted several UN and NGO properties in Jonglei State.

PendingMedia
1631Jan22014Syrian Arab Republic050000000000555104KidnappingRaidOffice/compound35.51722335.786359UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesMedia
1632Jan22014Cameroon200000001100112200KidnappingUnknownProject site4.97664714.042994Aid recipientRefugees

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1633Jan32014Somalia100000001100001100KidnappingUnknownUnknown2.79582544.077254Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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.  

YesOfficial Report
1634Jan72014Syrian Arab Republic030000300300003003Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireUnknown36.21288337.164151UnknownUnknown

Three local staff of an INGO were killed during a mortar attack. 

YesOfficial Report
1969Jan82014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485Police or paramilitaryUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1914Jan112014Syrian Arab Republic010000010100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown36.81666738.016667UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1635Jan132014Afghanistan400000040400004004Bodily assaultUnknownPublic location31.62177765.054705Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1671Jan142014Central African Republic001000100100001001Bodily assaultUnknownUnknown4.36169718.555978UnaffiliatedNot applicable

A national NGO staff member was stabbed, allegedly by a group of young Muslims, and found dead.

YesOfficial Report
1639Jan172014Afghanistan200000000020022020Complex attackRaidPublic location34.53707169.181356Non-state armed group: NationalTaliban

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1641Jan172014South Sudan100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome8.77013227.39286UnknownUnknown

A national UN staff member, while in his private residence, was stabbed in the chest by an unknown person. 

YesOfficial Report
1642Jan182014Afghanistan300000003300003300KidnappingAmbushRoad32.07333364.833889Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1643Jan212014Afghanistan100000100100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown31.51777164.114227Police or paramilitaryAfghan Local Police

A UN-contracted volunteer vaccinator was shot and killed by Afghan Local Police.  

YesOfficial Report
1644Jan222014South Sudan000100010100001001Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site4.87313231.589271Aid recipientInternally 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1950Jan222014Sudan100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad11.919424, 24.93364324.933643)UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1946Jan242014Nepal100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome28.07328281.621828UnaffiliatedNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1645Jan252014Somalia001000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackRoad6.76970947.430831UnknownUnknown

The director of a local NGO was shot by unknown individuals while on his way home. 

YesMedia
1928Jan272014Mali010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location16.247142-0.005494Police or paramilitarySecurity 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. 

YesFocal Point
1947Jan272014Pakistan100000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location34.20011472.050801UnaffiliatedNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1647Jan282014Pakistan001000010100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown28.27689968.451383Aid recipientNot 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. 

YesFocal Point
1916Jan302014Syrian Arab Republic030000003300003300KidnappingUnknownUnknown36.81666738.016667Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

Three male staff members contracted by a INGO were kidnapped by ISIS and released approximately three months later. 

YesFocal Point
1953Feb12014Sudan100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad11.70325725.649257Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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. 

YesFocal Point
1646Feb82014Syrian Arab Republic001000010100001100Aerial bombardmentAmbushRoad34.72809936.718627UnknownUnknown

One Syrian Arab Red Crescent driver was injured when an aid convoy came under attack from mortars and gunfire as it was exiting Homs.  

YesOfficial Report
1648Feb82014Mali001400005500005005KidnappingAmbushRoad16.304936-0.024646Non-state armed group: RegionalThe 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.

YesMedia
1881Feb82014Syrian Arab Republic001000010100001100ShootingAmbushRoadUnknownUnknown

One Syrian Red Crescent volunteer was injured when unknown assailants fired upon the vehicle he was traveling in when delivering aid.

YesOfficial Report
1948Feb82014Syrian Arab Republic100000001100001100KidnappingIndividual attackUnknown33.48333336.35UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1649Feb142014Afghanistan010000001100001100KidnappingRaidOffice/compound35.59814864.763657Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One INGO security guard was abducted by armed anti-government elements, who also stole computers and documents from the INGO.  

YesOfficial Report
1663Feb162014Sudan001000100100001100Landmine Combat/CrossfireUnknown11.44173431.277537UnknownUnknown

A Sudanese Red Crescent Society volunteer died in a landmine explosion, when he was on his way to respond to an emergency. 

YesOfficial Report
1650Feb172014Afghanistan001000100100001100UnknownUnknownOffice/compound36.70004767.116638UnknownUnknown

The director of a local NGO was killed in his office.  Further details are unavailable at the moment. 

YesOfficial Report
1651Feb172014Pakistan200000002200002002KidnappingUnknownUnknown32.21667270.383361UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1652Feb182014Pakistan010000010100001100ShootingAmbushRoad33.54004671.463185UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1653Feb202014Ukraine001000010100001001ShootingMob violencePublic location50.45069330.523241Police or paramilitaryPolice

One Ukrainian Red Cross Society volunteer was shot in the leg by a sniper while providing medical assistance during the unrest in Kiev. 

YesMedia
1654Feb262014Mali020000020200002200Roadside IEDAmbushRoad18.4346381.416614Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1922Feb282014Central African Republic020000000002022020Bodily assaultRaidOffice/compound7.116.933333UnknownUnknown

Two INGO international staff members were wounded during an armed robbery at the office.

YesFocal Point
1655Mar42014Afghanistan010000010100001100Bodily assaultUnknownUnknown34.46466969.119684UnknownUnknown

An INGO national staff sustained injuries when he was robbed and stabbed by three robbers. 

YesOfficial Report
1656Mar72014Afghanistan100000100100001001Vehicle-born IEDUnknownPublic location32.27012265.049756Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

A UN-contracted deminer, along with two civilians, was killed by an IED fixed to a motorcycle. 

YesOfficial Report
1657Mar82014Central African Republic000100100100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireOffice/compound8.41023820.651292Non-state armed group: NationalSeleka

One ICRC staff member was killed during a clash between French troops and Seleka rebels.  Three other ICRC staff were present but were unhurt.

YesOfficial Report
1660Mar92014Central African Republic001000100100001100ShootingUnknownHome4.36180318.555973UnknownUnknown

A Central African Red Cross volunteer was shot and killed in his parents' home. 

YesOfficial Report
1658Mar112014Afghanistan300000300300003003Roadside IEDAmbushRoad31.34132263.993456Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Three UN-contracted vaccinators were killed when their vehicle struck an IED. 

YesOfficial Report
1973Mar152014Somalia100000100100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown2.78405645.500189Host StateSomali National Government (SNG)

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1667Mar192014Central African Republic010000010100001100Bodily assaultRaidProject site4.24996218.416691UnknownUnknown

One INGO driver was stabbed by armed men who seized a water pump and demanded money for its return.

YesOfficial Report
1661Mar202014Sudan000100100100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireRoad13.62678625.349635UnknownUnknown

One ICRC warehouse storekeeper was killed by a stray bullet while on his way home from work in a private car.  

YesOfficial Report
1662Mar202014Afghanistan001000001100001001KidnappingUnknownUnknown32.64065361.987215Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

An NGO employee working for a health clinic was abducted by anti-government elements. 

YesOfficial Report
1670Mar222014Sudan020000002200002101KidnappingRaidProject site11.63532624.907201Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1665Mar262014Afghanistan300000003300003300KidnappingAmbushRoad32.10248966.920229Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1672Mar272014Kenya100000000001011100ShootingRaidHome-1.23310536.797793UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1878Mar312014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown36.21168337.1473UnknownUnknown

One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time.

YesOfficial Report
1968Apr62014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

A Syrian Red Cross volunteer died in the line of duty. Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details were not available.

YesFocal Point
1699Apr72014Lebanon001000100100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireProject site33.54169833.541698UnknownUnknown

One aid worker was killed during clashes at a Palestinian camp in southern Lebanon.

PendingMedia
1827Apr122014Pakistan003000003300003003KidnappingAmbushRoad31.74989970.342765UnknownUnknown

Three local NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown gunmen while traveling in a local taxi in Kulachi area.

YesOfficial Report
1682Apr132014South Sudan100000010100001001Bodily assaultIndividual attackUnknown8.99743828.308152Host StateSudan 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.

YesOfficial Report
1695Apr172014South Sudan020000200200002110UnknownRaidProject site6.21989331.550046UnknownUnknown

Two INGO staff members were killed during an attack on a UN base in Bor. 

YesFocal Point
1944Apr192014Syrian Arab Republic200000110200002200Vehicle-born IEDIndividual attackCustody35.01333337.0525Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1707Apr212014Pakistan001000100100001100ShootingAmbushRoad25.41682268.275563UnknownUnknown

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.

YesMedia
1967Apr222014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown33.50914736.306485UnknownUnknown

A Syrian Red Cross volunteer died in the line duty. Note: This incident was verified by the IFRC. Further details were not available.

YesFocal Point
1700Apr232014Kenya100000010100001100ShootingAmbushRoad0.00541740.371461Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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. 

YesOfficial Report
1697Apr242014Afghanistan010000000010011100ShootingIndividual attackProject site34.47055269.114812Police or paramilitaryPolice

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.   

YesOfficial Report
1959Apr252014Central African Republic010000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location4.36666718.583333UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1698Apr262014Central African Republic030000300300003003ShootingRaidProject site7.09997916.933402Non-state armed group: NationalEx-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.  

YesOfficial Report
1703Apr282014Afghanistan001000100100001001ShootingUnknownProject site34.10754764.305595UnknownUnknown

A health worker was shot dead by armed men at a clinic.

YesOfficial Report
1887Apr282014Cambodia100000000010011010Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome11.544873104.892167UnknownUnknown

A UN contractor was killed outside her home when she confronted her attacker, a man who was trying to steal her bicycle.

PendingMedia
1704Apr302014Afghanistan001000100100001001Roadside IEDUnknownUnknown35.21213271.522377Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

A vaccinator was killed by an IED.  Further details are unavailable.

YesOfficial Report
1814Apr302014Central African Republic030000003300003102KidnappingAmbushRoad8.40908920.650555Non-state armed group: NationalAnti-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.

YesOfficial Report
1705May12014Central African Republic100000100100001100Kidnap-killingUnknownUnknown4.36153818.555595Non-state armed group: NationalAnti-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.

YesOfficial Report
1815May12014DR Congo001000010100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown-1.40280528.900472Host StateArmed 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).  

YesOfficial Report
1925May22014Chad020000020200002200Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location13.64305616.491944UnknownUnknown

Knife attack by three men on INGO and INGO partner staff member in bar.  The 2 men were taken to hospital for emergency care. 

YesFocal Point
1954May52014Afghanistan200000002200002200KidnappingIndividual attackProject site33.17623768.095446Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.  

YesFocal Point
1730May62014Afghanistan001000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.27227170.073967Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

An NGO ambulance driver was abducted when the vehicle was hijacked by anti-government elements at an illegal checkpoint. 

YesOfficial Report
1731May102014Afghanistan020000110200002002ShootingAmbushRoad36.13031966.470093Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

One national INGO staffer was killed and another wounded when anti-government elements attacked and shot at their vehicle.  

YesOfficial Report
1732May132014Afghanistan200000020200002200Remote control VBIEDCombat/CrossfirePublic location32.10617566.906552Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Two UN-contracted deminers were injured when a VBIED was remotely detonated against the Afghan National Police.

YesOfficial Report
1733May142014Afghanistan040000004400004004KidnappingUnknownUnknown34.43918661.79427UnknownUnknown

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1756May152014Afghanistan001000001100001001KidnappingUnknownUnknown35.68856664.293656Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1757May162014Afghanistan010000100100001100Kidnap-killingUnknownUnknown34.01151869.431056Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

One local deminer working for an INGO was kidnapped and killed by anti-government elements.

YesOfficial Report
1758May292014Mali020000200200002002Roadside IEDAmbushRoad16.416951-3.666631Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Two INGO workers were killed when a roadside IED detonated.

YesOfficial Report
1760May292014South Sudan010000100100001001UnknownUnknownUnknown7.78503533.002909Non-state armed group: SubnationalClan

One INGO worker was reportedly killed in an inter-clan dispute.

YesOfficial Report
1885May292014Afghanistan030000030300003102Roadside IEDUnknownUnknown35.9807367.570854Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Two local INGO employees and their driver were injured when a IED detonated against their unmarked vehicle in Samangan Province.

YesOfficial Report
1761May312014Pakistan001000010100001010ShootingIndividual attackRoad33.53287371.055512UnknownUnknown

A local health worker was shot and injured by unidentified gunmen when she was on her way home.

YesOfficial Report
1762Jun12014Afghanistan020000200200002002Roadside IEDAmbushRoad37.00179370.894497Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Two local INGO staff members were killed when a roadside IED targeting the INGO vehicle was detonated. One civilian was also killed.

YesOfficial Report
1763Jun22014Afghanistan010000000000111100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.34340761.742272UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1764Jun32014Afghanistan002000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad34.32864370.406347UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1879Jun32014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001010UnknownUnknownUnknown34.73083338.998105UnknownUnknown

One Syrian Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further information is available at this time.

YesOfficial Report
1765Jun42014Libyan Arab Jamahiriya000100000010011100ShootingIndividual attackPublic location31.20656716.583324UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1767Jun62014Sudan010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackUnknown12.91112922.806256UnknownUnknown

One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded by an armed man, who proceeded to steal his motorbike.

YesOfficial Report
1768Jun92014Afghanistan010000010100001001ShootingUnknownUnknown32.26986465.04965UnknownUnknown

One INGO deminer was shot and injured. It remains unclear if this was an intentional shooting or a stray bullet. 

YesOfficial Report
1931Jun92014Ethiopia010000010100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown9.14540.489673Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

IED attack. The attack wounded one male national staff worker. No further information is available. 

YesFocal Point
1769Jun102014Afghanistan0011000830110000111100UnknownUnknownProject site34.27164369.293706Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Eight NGO deminers were killed and three others injured when anti-government elements attacked a minefield.

YesOfficial Report
1770Jun112014Afghanistan001000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.84867561.877106Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

One driver transporting water for an NGO project was abducted by five anti-government elements.  

YesOfficial Report
1771Jun162014Sudan010000010100001001Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireProject site10.64036430.126361Host StateSudanese Air Force

One INGO worker was injured when Sudan's air force bombed and partially destroyed the INGO hospital. 

YesOfficial Report
1772Jun182014Sudan120000003300003003KidnappingAmbushRoad14.20185924.663781UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1775Jun182014Sudan050000005500005005KidnappingAmbushRoad14.07816824.644835UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1773Jun202014South Sudan010000010100001010Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site4.81889731.546674Aid recipientInternally Displaced People (IDPs)

One pregnant NGO staff member was assaulted and injured by a male IDP patient.  She was hospitalized for further treatment. 

YesOfficial Report
1774Jun212014Afghanistan001000100100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown32.06865464.835257UnknownUnknown

One deminer was found dead with gunshot wounds.  The circumstances leading to his death remain unclear. 

YesOfficial Report
1958Jul12014Afghanistan010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackUnknown33.17713268.781077UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1783Jul42014Pakistan010000000001011010Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location33.72938873.093146UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1797Jul62014Sudan100000000000111100KidnappingAmbushRoad12.0524.883333Non-state armed group: RegionalJanjaweed

One UN international staff member was abducted by gunmen on a Land Cruiser.  UPDATE: he was released on 25 July 2014.

YesOfficial Report
1949Jul62014Afghanistan100000001100001100KidnappingIndividual attackProject site33.5568.416667Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1917Jul72014Tanzania010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackOffice/compound-4.3920732.898681UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1784Jul102014Afghanistan007000610700007700UnknownUnknownProject site34.65391561.201502Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Six deminers were killed and one wounded when anti-government elements attacked the demining operation site.  One person is also missing.

YesOfficial Report
1854Jul102014Afghanistan060000213600006600ShootingAmbushRoad35.19928761.568483UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1792Jul142014Somalia100000100100001001ShootingAmbushRoad2.03913845.346191Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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.

YesOfficial Report
1793Jul152014Afghanistan040000004400004004KidnappingAmbushRoad34.35779862.348836Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1794Jul202014Occupied Palestinian Territories100000100100001010Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireUnknown31.41251134.352024Host StateIsreali 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).

YesMedia
1795Jul212014Occupied Palestinian Territories100000100100001010Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireUnknown31.49693334.468875Host StateIsreali 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. 

YesMedia
1796Jul232014Occupied Palestinian Territories100000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireRoad31.49118934.444111Host StateIsreali Defence Forces (IDF)

One UN worker was killed during an air strike as he was on his way home.

PendingMedia
1798Jul242014Afghanistan020000000020022020ShootingAmbushRoad34.34194462.203056Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Two international aid workers, while in a taxi on the way to their office, were killed by gunmen on a motorcycle.

YesMedia
1799Jul252014Afghanistan020000200200002020UnknownAmbushRoad34.522565.251667Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Two INGO staff members were killed by anti-government elements.  Civilians and Afghan government and military personnel were also killed in the attack.

YesOfficial Report
1801Jul252014Occupied Palestinian Territories004000130400004004UnknownIndividual attackUnknown31.5390234.53835Host StateIsreali 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.

YesOfficial Report
1802Jul252014Occupied Palestinian Territories001000100100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown31.30447934.36039Host StateIsreali Defence Forces (IDF)

One Palestine Red Crescent Society volunteer was shot and killed.

YesOfficial Report
1880Jul262014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown35.95941138.998105UnknownUnknown

One Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed on duty. There is no further information available at this time.

YesOfficial Report
2644Jul272014Syrian Arab Republic010000001100001100KidnappingUnknownUnknown36.52805637.954722Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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

YesFocal Point
1800Jul282014Syrian Arab Republic010000100100001100Vehicle-born IEDIndividual attackPublic location36.31185136.687447Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1943Jul282014Syrian Arab Republic010000001100001100KidnappingIndividual attackOffice/compound36.53333337.95Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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.

YesFocal Point
2414Jul292014Occupied Palestinian Territories010000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location33.22325235.830723UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
2645Jul292014Syrian Arab Republic040000004400004004KidnappingUnknownUnknown36.8238.02Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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. 

YesFocal Point
1810Jul312014Syrian Arab Republic020000000000222020KidnappingUnknownUnknown36.16463936.86522Non-state armed group: GlobalAl-Qaeda

Two female international aid workers were kidnapped by armed men. They were released in January 2015.

PendingMedia
1877Aug12014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown33.51336.292UnknownUnknown

One Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteer was killed in the line of duty. No further details are currently available.

YesOfficial Report
1804Aug32014Occupied Palestinian Territories100000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfirePublic location31.28823134.253606Host StateIsreali Defence Forces (IDF)

One UN guard was killed during an air strike in Rafah in southern Gaza. 

YesOfficial Report
1805Aug42014South Sudan010000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackOffice/compound9.94535733.809026Non-state armed group: SubnationalMabanese 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1816Aug52014South Sudan020000200200002200ShootingAmbushRoad9.94524233.809081Non-state armed group: SubnationalMabanese 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).

YesOfficial Report
1817Aug52014South Sudan020000101200002200ShootingIndividual attackHome9.94512233.809215UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1919Aug52014Syrian Arab Republic010000001100001100KidnappingIndividual attackOffice/compound36.697538.956667Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

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.

YesFocal Point
1945Aug62014Syrian Arab Republic500000230500005500Roadside IEDIndividual attackRoad35.33640.145UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1924Aug72014Ethiopia010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site8.46666734.033333UnknownUnknown

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). 

YesFocal Point
1923Aug92014Ethiopia010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site8.46666734.033333UnaffiliatedYouths

An INGO driver was assaulted by 5 youths after getting out of his truck to apologise for splashing someone when driving past. 

YesFocal Point
1932Aug112014Kenya010000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome1.29206636.821946UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1933Aug112014Benin010000000001011100Bodily assaultIndividual attackUnknown9.307692.315834UnknownUnknown

One international aid worker was hospitalized after being attacked with machetes during a robbery. 

YesFocal Point
1811Aug122014DR Congo010000100100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown3.96009324.908219Non-state armed group: RegionalLord'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.

YesOfficial Report
1818Aug132014Afghanistan001000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad33.30704962.136421UnknownUnknown

One NGO ambulance driver was abducted.  He was released on 31 August following negotiation by community elders and a ransom payment.

YesOfficial Report
1808Aug142014Afghanistan000500005500005005KidnappingAmbushRoad33.67160861.981391Non-state armed group: SubnationalUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1809Aug162014Afghanistan003000003300003300KidnappingAmbushRoad34.21100369.097956Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Three local employees of a demining NGO were abducted by anti-government elements. The vehicles have been recovered, but no information concerning the abductees.

YesOfficial Report
1952Aug172014Afghanistan010000010100001100BombingIndividual attackOffice/compound36.437264.9228Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One national staff member was wounded when a bomb went off in front of the office. 

YesFocal Point
1823Aug192014Pakistan004000400400004130Roadside IEDAmbushRoad34.86592471.521514Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1812Aug202014Central African Republic001000100100001001ShootingMob violencePublic location4.36660218.552499UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1813Aug242014Afghanistan030000003300003003KidnappingUnknownUnknown37.47454970.535009UnknownUnknown

Three INGO national staff members were abducted by unknown men.  They were released unhurt two days later, on 26 August. 

YesOfficial Report
1936Aug242014Afghanistan070000007700007700KidnappingUnknownUnknown36.73477270.811995UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1890Aug262014Afghanistan002000011200002101KidnappingAmbushRoad34.17183170.621679UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1901Aug272014Israel001000100100001100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireOffice/compound31.3357334.394087UnknownUnknown

An off duty volunteer was killed when a morter shell hit Nirim kibbutz.

YesMedia
1882Aug292014Afghanistan001000100100001001ShootingUnknownUnknown34.17183170.621679UnknownUnknown

An NGO staff member was shot and killed for unknown reasons in Khogyani District.

YesOfficial Report
1819Aug312014DR Congo020000002200002002KidnappingUnknownUnknown-1.01281829.356943Non-state armed group: RegionalDemocratic 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1820Aug312014Sudan020000002200002200KidnappingRaidProject site14.20492724.647866UnknownUnknown

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.  

YesOfficial Report
1824Sep22014Pakistan001000100100001100ShootingUnknownUnknown34.00233671.380977UnknownUnknown

A local NGO senior staff member was shot and killed while resisting a kidnap attempt. 

YesOfficial Report
1821Sep42014South Sudan000100010100001100ShootingAmbushRoad6.53257929.63031Criminal Unknown

One ICRC-contracted driver was shot and wounded when the convoy he was traveling with was robbed by armed men. 

YesOfficial Report
1822Sep62014DR Congo100000010100001100UnknownRaidHome-1.65850129.220455UnknownUnknown

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).

YesOfficial Report
1840Sep62014Kenya010000010100001100UnknownAmbushRoad3.9354541.853051Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

A driver, who was driving as part of an INGO humanitarian convoy, was wounded when an armed militia attacked.

YesOfficial Report
1825Sep92014Pakistan010000100100001100UnknownUnknownHome27.58586968.006017UnaffiliatedNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1826Sep152014Syrian Arab Republic100000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad34.73083336.709444UnknownUnknown

One UN staff member was abducted on the Damascus-Aleppo Road.  

YesOfficial Report
1828Sep162014South Sudan100000010100001001UnknownUnknownPublic location9.25885329.800177Host StateSudan 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.

YesOfficial Report
1829Sep162014Guinea010000100100001100Bodily assaultMob violencePublic location8.076658-8.782692UnaffiliatedCommunity 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. 

YesOfficial Report
1872Sep232014Guinea001000010100001001Bodily assaultMob violenceProject site9.433333-13.083333UnaffiliatedCommunity 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.

YesMedia
1830Sep242014Afghanistan010000001100001001KidnappingRaidProject site33.9805169.133384Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

One INGO national staff member was abducted by anti-government elements at the INGO demining site.  

YesOfficial Report
1831Sep252014Central African Republic070000070700007007Landmine Combat/CrossfireProject site4.36834918.55663UnknownUnknown

Seven INGO staff members were wounded by the explosion of a grenade, which detonated while they were cleaning a ditch. 

YesOfficial Report
1832Sep252014Afghanistan006000006600006006KidnappingUnknownUnknown34.87416771.152778Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

Six NGO contractors were abducted by anti-government elements.  They were released the following day through the mediation of tribal elders. 

YesOfficial Report
1833Oct22014Ukraine000100000010011100Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireOffice/compound48.01483937.802772UnknownUnknown

One ICRC worker was killed when a shell landed near the office.

YesOfficial Report
1920Oct32014Philippines010000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackUnknown11.251793125.00648UnknownUnknown

A national staff member was stabbed several times and declared dead on arrive at the hospital. The suspect was apprehended. 

YesFocal Point
1837Oct72014Pakistan100000100100001100Roadside IEDUnknownHome34.56442271.254501UnknownUnknown

One UN polio worker was killed in an IED explosion. Two others (not counted) were also killed in the attack.

YesOfficial Report
1930Oct112014Somalia010000010100001010Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome7.64495447.827913UnaffiliatedNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1970Oct122014Somalia010000100100001100Remote control VBIEDIndividual attackPublic location2.04262245.327289Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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. 

YesOfficial Report
1939Oct132014Syrian Arab Republic010000010100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfireProject site34.99055635.970278UnaffiliatedNot 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.

YesFocal Point
1955Oct152014Central African Republic010000010100001010Bodily assaultIndividual attackHome7.4763215.54011UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1839Oct162014South Sudan100000100100001100Kidnap-killingIndividual attackPublic location9.55888931.652222Non-state armed group: NationalPro-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.

YesOfficial Report
1848Oct252014South Sudan010000000001011010Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location4.84098531.614001UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1971Oct252014Somalia001000100100001100ShootingIndividual attackUnknown6.78637247.433257Non-state armed group: SubnationalDir 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.

YesOfficial Report
1921Oct252014Uganda010000100100001100ShootingAmbushRoad0.1742532.106467UnknownUnknown

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.

YesFocal Point
1873Nov72014Syrian Arab Republic002000200200002110Aerial bombardmentCombat/CrossfireRoad34.73083336.709444UnknownUnknown

Two Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) volunteers were killed when a mortar shell hit a civilian area of Homs as they transported supplies.

YesOfficial Report
1951Nov82014Guinea001000010100001010Bodily assaultMob violenceProject site9.516667-13.7UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1853Nov102014South Sudan010000010100001100Bodily assaultAmbushRoad4.85522431.57988Non-state armed group: UnknownNot 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.

YesOfficial Report
1855Nov112014Afghanistan000100000001011100Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site35.93309464.750028Aid recipientNot 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.  

YesOfficial Report
1856Nov122014South Sudan010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackProject site9.98333333.5875UnknownUnknown

One INGO security guard was shot and wounded by unknown persons while on duty at Batil camp.  He sustained serious injuries and was hospitalized.

YesOfficial Report
1857Nov122014Sudan200000002200002200KidnappingAmbushRoad12.62817422.504846UnknownUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1858Nov162014Syrian Arab Republic010000000010011100Kidnap-killingAmbushRoad 35.336000 40.145000Non-state armed group: RegionalIslamic State

An international aid worker was kidnapped and later beheaded by terrorists.

PendingMedia
1957Nov172014Afghanistan010000100100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackProject site32.26453968.524715Non-state armed group: NationalTaliban

A male staff member of a INGO was abducted and murdered by Taliban members who attacked him with machetes and axes. 

YesFocal Point
1938Nov192014Afghanistan010000000001011001Suicide VBIEDRaidOffice/compound34.53333369.166667Non-state armed group: NationalTaliban

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. 

YesFocal Point
1972Nov242014Somalia002000002200002200KidnappingIndividual attackProject site3.12881743.652716Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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. 

YesOfficial Report
1860Nov242014DR Congo020000110200002002ShootingAmbush-1.18369929.450173UnknownUnknown

One INGO employee was killed an another injured in a carjacking attempt.

YesOfficial Report
1859Nov252014Afghanistan003000003300003003KidnappingAmbushRoad34.29237470.574089Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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.

YesOfficial Report
1937Nov272014Philippines010000001100001100ShootingIndividual attackProject site11.45123.15UnaffiliatedNot 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. 

YesFocal Point
1862Nov292014Afghanistan020000100110012200ShootingRaidOffice/compound34.53333369.166667Non-state armed group: NationalTaliban

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.

PendingMedia
1875Nov302014South Sudan100000010100001001Bodily assaultIndividual attackUnknown9.94535733.809026Staff memberSecurity 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.

YesOfficial Report
1926Dec12014Kenya010000000001011100ShootingCombat/CrossfirePublic location1.73330640.091751UnknownUnknown

A INGO consultant was shot in the leg when armed individuals attacked the bar he was in with grenades and small arms. 

YesFocal Point
1863Dec32014Somalia400000400400004400Suicide VBIEDAmbushRoad2.03333345.35Non-state armed group: RegionalAl-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.

PendingMedia
1876Dec52014Syrian Arab Republic001000100100001100UnknownUnknownUnknown32.62527836.106111UnknownUnknown

1 Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed in the line of duty.

YesOfficial Report
1927Dec72014DR Congo010000010100001100ShootingIndividual attackHome1.65850129.220455UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesFocal Point
1864Dec102014Central African Republic010000010100001100Bodily assaultAmbushRoad4.31667517.46667UnknownUnknown

An INGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while it carreid a patient to a hospital. The driver (and the patient) received serious stab wounds.

YesOfficial Report
1865Dec112014Afghanistan011000000011022200Suicide VBIEDRaidProject site34.53333369.166667Non-state armed group: NationalUnknown

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. 

YesMedia
1934Dec112014Ethiopia010000000001011100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location8.98060338.757761UnknownUnknown

Three assailants armed with stones attacked an international staff member and robbed him. The staff member was hospitalzed as a result of his injuries. 

YesFocal Point
1956Dec182014Afghanistan010000001100001100KidnappingAmbushRoad32.26453968.524715Non-state armed group: NationalTaliban

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. 

YesFocal Point
1866Dec192014Central African Republic001000100100001100ShootingCombat/CrossfirePublic location6.666617119.7954915Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

One national Red Cross volunteer was killed by crossfire in armed clashes in Mbres.

PendingMedia
1867Dec202014DR Congo010000001100001001KidnappingUnknownUnknown-1.18362329.448832UnknownUnknown

National staff of INGO kidnapped and released four days later. 

YesOfficial Report
1868Dec232014Yemen002000200200002200ShootingAmbushRoad13.583143.9927Non-state armed group: UnknownNot applicable

Militants shot and killed a volunteer YRCS Taiz branch officer and his volunteer driver. 

YesMedia
1960Dec282014South Sudan010000001100001100KidnappingIndividual attackUnknown11.8332.8UnknownUnknown

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. 

YesOfficial Report
1884Dec302014Myanmar100000010100001100Bodily assaultIndividual attackPublic location20.81666792.366667Police or paramilitarySecurity Forces

A national UN staff member was assaulted by security forces while on his way to visit family members.

YesOfficial Report
1888Dec302014Afghanistan004000013400004004KidnappingUnknownProject site32.92712966.141526UnknownUnknown

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. 

PendingMedia
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