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ID Month Day Year Sort descending Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
2367 Jan 4 2017 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab At least one guard for a UN agency was severely wounded when a car bomb exploded in the organization's garage. The security guard is a Somali national. Al-Shabaab reportedly took responsibility for the attack. Three additional security guards were injured in the attack (not currently counted here because the information on the additional guards could not be verified). Yes Official Report
2218 Jan 4 2017 Mali 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 16.263981 -0.027987 Unknown Unknown One security guard working for the ICRC was shot and killed during an altercation with two men on a motorcycle in Gao. Yes Official Report
2219 Jan 4 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.625376 36.107544 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer aid worker was injured in a rapid succession double aerial bombing in Wadi Barada while assisting civilians. He died the following day. Yes Media
2221 Jan 6 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 6.807249 29.678888 Unknown Unknown Four armed men broke in an INGO compound and were spotted by the site security guards. One of the guards was injured by a shot fired by one of the assailants. The security guard was taken to the hospital and then medically evacuated to another facility for further treatment. Yes Official Report
2436 Jan 7 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Public location 8.927721 29.788925 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national aid worker was taken into the bush and hacked to death during tribal violence. The attack was not the result of his employment as an aid worker. Yes Focal Point
2220 Jan 8 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 8.062476 29.88152 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was shot and killed at night while visiting family members. The motive of the attack is suspected to be robbery. Yes Official Report
2224 Jan 14 2017 Mexico 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Unknown Project site 19.309054 -98.907978 Criminal Unknown Two Mexican Red Cross paramedics were murdered by armed gunmen in Ixtapaluca while carrying out their humanitarian duties. Yes Focal Point
2223 Jan 17 2017 Nigeria 0 0 14 0 0 0 6 8 0 14 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 14 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 12.2701 14.4636 Nigerian Armed Forces Six aid workers from the Nigerian Red Cross and numerous civilians were killed following an airstrike on a refugee camp in Rann, Borno state. The aid workers were in Rann as part of a humanitarian relief operation that was bringing food to over 25,000 displaced people. A number of aid workers were also wounded in the attack and eight had to be airlifted out of the town for medical assistance. Yes Media
2230 Jan 25 2017 Somalia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 2.03596 45.327206 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN staff members were injured during a complex attack by Al-Shabaab on Hotel Dayah, which was popular with government officials and politicians. A car with explosives was first used to breach the gate of the hotel, followed by a raid on the hotel and then a secondary blast. Reportedly, 28 people died in the attack and 43 were wounded. Yes Media
2228 Jan 28 2017 South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.2735 29.79322 Unknown Unknown Four trucks contracted by an INGO were attacked by gunmen on their way to Mayom in the morning. The driver was killed and two others were wounded and required medical attention at a clinic in Bentiu. One driver was unaccounted for after he fled the area. Further details on his whereabouts were not available during follow-up with the reporting agency. Yes Official Report
2441 Feb 6 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO contracted driver was kidnapped in the Ajira area in Kajo Keji. Approximately eight men approached the vehicle when it was stopped due to a flat tire. It was a private vehicle but clearly marked with the INGO's flag. Other staff members were in the vehicle as well during the attack but they were released in the Bori area with their valuables intact. The vehicle and the driver were still missing when this was reported and their whereabouts were not able to be confirmed upon verification a year later. Yes Official Report
2229 Feb 6 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer succumbed to his injuries after being wounded in an air strike that reportedly targeted the organization's center. Yes Media
2227 Feb 8 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 0 8 0 0 6 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.6672 65.7536 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Six ICRC staff workers of Afghan nationality have been shot and killed by gunmen in the northern province of Jawzjan. Two more staff members were abducted. The attack on the convoy occurred south of Shibergan while the aid workers were transporting relief supplies to areas affected by the recent snowstorm. The abducted aid workers were released around the 5th of September, 2017. Yes Media
2232 Feb 8 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.179124 43.400012 Unknown Unknown One Red Crescent staff member was killed and seven staff and volunteers were wounded - three of them critically, during a suspected mortar attack. Update: One Red Crescent volunteer who was wounded in the February 8th attack on a SARC distribution centre in Hamadaniya, Aleppo, died as a result of his injuries on February 11th. Yes Focal Point
2231 Feb 9 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.41024 32.574038 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A contractor for a UN agency was shot and killed by SPLA soldiers at a checkpoint in Torit. The circumstances that culminated in the shooting are unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2238 Feb 12 2017 Yemen 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 13.320302 43.247315 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) A staff member of an NGO was critically injured during an air strike on her home in Mokha, Yemen. Several of her family members (not counted here) were killed in the attack. Yes Media
2450 Feb 19 2017 Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.862807 30.217636 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A contracted truck for a UN agency was driving between Diffra and Gola when an armed man attempted to block the road. The driver was able to speed up and avoid the ambush but the perpetrator shot off two rounds, hitting the passenger and killing him and wounding the driver in the thigh. The driver was taken to a UN medical center for treatment. The contracted team was on-duty at the time of the attack. Yes Focal Point
2234 Feb 23 2017 Somalia 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site 4.742941 45.200936 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Three national aid workers for an INGO were reportedly abducted by suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen at Hajub, near Beledweyne. They were providing humanitarian assistance to drought-affected beneficiaries at the time of the attack. They were all released within a week. Yes Media
2233 Feb 28 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.733389 36.658386 Unknown Unknown One volunteer died while performing humanitarian activities in Al-Waer, Homs. Reportedly, the team he was working with in the field was targeted by aerial artillery fire and he died while rescuing civilians in the area. Yes Media
2492 Mar 11 2017 Mali 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 16.263981 -0.027987 Unknown Unknown One Malian Red Cross driver was killed and one international Red Cross delegate was shot and wounded on March 11th in Gao. Yes Focal Point
2459 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.012602 36.671452 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Maarat Misreen, Idlib, Syria, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2460 Mar 13 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2276 Mar 13 2017 South Sudan 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 Kidnapping Raid Project site 8.062476 29.88152 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Eight INGO national aid workers were kidnapped by armed rebels near Mayendit, South Sudan. Reports give different accounts of the incident. Most recent reports say that the aid workers were kidnapped in order to pressure the organization for aid deliveries to specific areas but in a statement, the organization said that this wasn't the case. The aid workers were released after two days. Yes Media
2235 Mar 14 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 7.076948 30.739403 Unknown Unknown One international staff member of a UN agency was wounded in Yirol East during a medical mission. Their car was ambushed along the Shambe-Karair road by unidentified men. There were two fatalities as a result of this incident and three others were wounded (not aid workers as defined by the AWSD). The injured staff member was MEDEVACed from Yirol West in order to receive medical attention for a gunshot wound. Yes Official Report
2481 Mar 18 2017 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 32.893513 13.275044 Police or paramilitary Airport security Three international staff members working for an INGO were detained by Libyan airport security forces at Mitiga airport. They were taken to an off-site location and all faced significant verbal and physical assault. One of the aid workers was nearly raped. The group was questioned about their in-country presence and security-related information. Their personal property and items belonging to the INGO were stolen. Yes Focal Point
2239 Mar 20 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Unknown Road 32.636016 32.636016 Unknown Unknown One senior staff member of an NGO was killed in Daraa when his car was hit by a missile. Yes Media
2237 Mar 22 2017 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.339047 42.288006 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A Red Cross national staff member was reportedly shot and killed not far from where he lived in Bardhere town by two suspected al-Shabaab militants. Although it appears that he was targeted, it is unclear whether he was targeted because of his work for an aid organization or because of a personal dispute. Yes Media
2482 Mar 23 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 37.176661 42.13559 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was held by opposition forces in Syria for over 24 hours in Derik, Syria. He also received some minor injuries as a result of the incident. Yes Focal Point
2427 Mar 24 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was struck by a stray round in the marketplace. The staff member was not on-duty at the time and the incident was most likely not the result of him working for an international non-governmental organization. Yes Focal Point
2236 Mar 25 2017 South Sudan 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 6 6 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.144193 31.818123 Unknown Unknown Six aid workers (3 South Sudanese and 3 Kenyan nationals) were shot and killed in an ambush while they were traveling on the Juba-Pibor road at Magri (south of Mangalla) on March 25th. This includes the driver. The circumstances leading to the attack are currently under investigation and the perpetrators are unknown. The government and the SPLA-IO are blaming one another for the attack. Yes Official Report
2240 Mar 27 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.902611 38.523472 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A Red Crescent volunteer was killed, reportedly during an airstrike, while at a project site in the al-Tabaqa area of Raqqa. Yes Focal Point
2451 Mar 29 2017 Myanmar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 25.395724 97.399952 Non-state armed group: National Kachin Independence Army (KIA) One UN contracted off-duty guard was abducted by a KIA battalion that forcibly tried to recruit him into their army. This occurred in the Hparew village which is 16 kilometers west of Mytikyina. UNDSS and the local KLA liaison officer were involved in securing his release, which occurred on April 1st, 2017. Yes Focal Point
2430 Mar 30 2017 Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 41.503471 -5.746788 Criminal Unknown The senior staff member of a local non-governmental organization was kidnapped from his hotel at 3 am and held in captivity for 30 hours before being released. The assailants extorted money (or tied to extort money) from the victim. Yes Focal Point
2278 Mar 30 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer was killed during two consecutive airstrikes in Zamalka, Damascus. Yes Media
2270 Mar 31 2017 Pakistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road 33.5734 71.0099 Unknown Unknown An NGO vehicle drove over an IED in Saifal Darra in Orakzai Agency which exploded and wounded three aid workers. Although the wounds were not life threatening, two female staff members required medical attention. The aid workers were not the target of the attack, the IED had been intended for security forces in the area. Yes Official Report
2241 Apr 3 2017 Yemen 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.972093 44.162534 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five aid workers and two contracted drivers were detained in Ibb by rebel forces that raided the hotel that the aid workers were in. They were all released on April 3rd but it is unknown how long they were held. Yes Media
2266 Apr 7 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.608987 36.968994 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male volunteers for an NGO were killed while responding during airstrikes in Jisr Al Shughur, Idleb. Yes Media
2271 Apr 10 2017 South Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.709188 27.983474 Unknown Unknown Three national porters contracted by a UN agency were killed in the violence that spread through Wau, South Sudan, during the week of April 10th. One was found shot and two died from machete wounds. They were on their way to work when the incident occurred. Yes Official Report
2277 Apr 11 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.802075 38.996815 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national volunteers were wounded in two consecutive airstrikes on their location while they were providing humanitarian aid. Yes Media
2275 Apr 13 2017 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 0.499012 29.452754 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A national staff member from an INGO that was abducted on April 13th in the Grand Nord Beni Region, south of Lubero Territory, managed to escape. Having intended to target a person from a specific INGO, the perpetrators had accidentally abducted the wrong person. Yes Official Report
2287 Apr 17 2017 Haiti 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 18.564198 -72.250978 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable According to a media report, one national staff member from the Haitian Red Cross (HRC) was shot by armed perpetrators. A group of HRC members were in their vehicle, steps away from the chapter, when armed gunmen started shooting at them at point-blank range. The motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Media
2461 Apr 18 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.322546 36.622538 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Al Latamnah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2466 Apr 18 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.9651 31.9574 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One national staff member working for an INGO was shot and killed by government troops in the course of an offensive on the community. Yes Focal Point
2452 Apr 19 2017 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.373333 32.290275 Criminal Unknown One INGO staff member was walking along the road when someone on the back of a motorbike grabbed her backpack and roughly pulled her along in an attempt to steal it. The victim sustained some injuries, predominantly to her leg and nose. Yes Focal Point
2483 Apr 24 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 6.807249 29.678888 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national male INGO staff member was shot and killed in Rumbek county during an ethnically motivated incident. The aid worker was also robbed. Yes Focal Point
2443 Apr 25 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 6.876992 31.306979 Police or paramilitary Security Forces One INGO male aid worker was seriously assaulted in detention by security services in Maban. He was released shortly thereafter. Yes Official Report
2425 Apr 27 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.780485 33.00291 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown One national staff member was killed during tribal clashes with a conflicting village. Yes Focal Point
2279 Apr 27 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 4.94187 23.65574 Non-state armed group: Regional Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) The remains of an NGO aid worker were discovered in Selim. He had been abducted by gunmen with suspected associations to the LRA while travelling on a motorbike between Selim and Rafai. Yes Official Report
2281 Apr 29 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 8 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 8 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.374018 36.601294 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Eight volunteers from a local NGO and one staff member of an INGO were killed during a targeted airstrike against the NGO's center in Kafr Zita, Hama. It is reported that this attack was orchestrated by the Syrian regime or its allies. Bunker busting bombs were reportedly used, which broke through to the underground shelter and killed the team. Yes Media
2280 Apr 30 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) volunteer, a photographer, working with a field relief team was killed during an aerial attack while the team he was with carried out a humanitarian mission in Al Janudeiah village, Idlib's rural area. Yes Media
2462 May 2 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.250118 36.571396 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A hospital in the area of Mahardah, Hama, that was supported by an INGO, was bombed by Syrian forces and/or their allies. Although the incident has been verified, the supporting agency could not provide the number of partner staff members wounded and the number of casualties. As a default in the Aid Worker Security Database, one causality is noted even though the organization mentioned that there were likely more as a result of this attack. Yes Focal Point
2476 May 2 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.391389 64.299722 Non-state armed group: National Unknown A truck contracted by a UN agency partner was transporting commodities and was stopped by armed Anti Government Elements in Khalaj. The driver was held hostage for several days and released on May 12th. Yes Focal Point
2282 May 2 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 9.88942 32.718138 Unknown Unknown An INGO driver was shot by armed men when a UN-contracted NGO aid convoy delivering humanitarian supplies was attacked in Wulu, Rumbek. He was treated at the hospital. Another UN staff member was slightly injured in the attack (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2288 May 5 2017 DR Congo 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 6 0 0 1 1 7 1 0 6 Kidnapping Ambush Road -3.037069 28.315887 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Over 30 INGO and NGO staff members were abducted when militiamen ambushed and fired at a convoy of four INGO and NGO vehicles on the Mwenga-Tubimbi road. Most of the abductees were rescued during a rescue operation but six staff members (including one international) were still being held by the militia. One of the drivers was seriously wounded in the attack and taken to the hospital. Yes Official Report
2495 May 8 2017 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.356648 43.164 Unknown Unknown In Mosul, one national staff member was shot in the leg by a stray round. Yes Focal Point
2289 May 14 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.42539 32.614117 Unknown Unknown Armed men ambushed two contracted trucks that were returning from Kapoeta to Torit at Idolu. One the contracted truck drivers was killed and the other managed to escape. Yes Official Report
2491 May 16 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.920175 70.764424 Unknown Unknown One national volunteer for the Red Crescent was killed due to fighting in Gosalak village in Kunar province. The circumstances of his death remain unknown. Yes Focal Point
2290 May 20 2017 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 1 2 0 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound 34.555349 69.207486 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One German international aid worker was killed in an INGO guest house after armed attackers ambushed the building. A Finnish aid worker was also kidnapped by the group. In addition, the attackers beheaded a guard at the compound. Details surrounding the incident and the attackers are currently unavailable. On September 14th, the Finnish government confirmed that the aid worker was released after being held captive for 118 days. In a statement, the foreign minister said that they did not pay a ransom for the release of the aid worker. Yes Media
2484 May 31 2017 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 34.555349 69.207486 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A VBIED exploded in the diplomatic quarter, close to Kabul's Zanbaq square. One INGO national staff member was slightly injured in the attack by shrapnel. Yes Focal Point
2423 Jun 1 2017 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Unknown 8.460555 -11.779889 Unaffiliated Youths This was an unprovoked assault resulting from a spillover of violence from an earlier incident on a motorbike rider who was assigned to an INGO local staff member. The community youth had earlier accused the motorbike rider of assaulting an adolescent who threw an object at the motorbike. They tried to attack the motorbike rider, but he received protection in a police station. The youths decided to attack the INGO local staff member instead. Yes Focal Point
2299 Jun 6 2017 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 Landmine Ambush Road 0.086126 40.318966 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One Kenyan aid worker was killed when their vehicle hit a landmine not far from Dadaab refugee camp in eastern Garissa. It is reported that the mine was likely planted by Al-Shabaab. Yes Media
2295 Jun 7 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Public location 8.465411 20.577393 Unknown Unknown On June 14th, one NGO national staff member was injured during a robbery in Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture a short distance from Nd Yes Official Report
2296 Jun 7 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.219651 30.964966 Unknown Unknown One national aid worker was injured and taken to the hospital when his vehicle was shot at by armed men, 9 miles/15 kilometres from Lainya in Central Equatorial. He was shot when he decided not to stop his car for the two men. The aid worker was taken to Juba for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2298 Jun 7 2017 DR Congo 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 0.500805 29.43512 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One aid worker from the ICRC and one from the national Red Cross were kidnapped on June 7th, between Kirumba and Beni in North Kivu province. The organization did not mention who was responsible for the kidnapping, however, a number of militias are active in that region. Both aid workers were released on June 15th. Yes Official Report
2477 Jun 15 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 33.316667 68.45 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One UN agency and one NGO staff member that were working together on a monitoring mission were abducted by the local Taliban group. They were taken and held in Andar district in Ghazni province. They were interviewed by the provincial council and then one of the staff members was brought back to Waghaz and released on June 17th. The other had escaped earlier that day. Yes Focal Point
2300 Jun 17 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 33.513807 36.276528 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A humanitarian convoy composed of multiple agencies was fired upon by a non-state armed group close to a military checkpoint on its way back to Damascus city. As a direct result of this incident, one of the drivers lost control of his vehicle and hit another truck. The driver was injured and evacuated to a hospital in order to receive treatment. Yes Official Report
2480 Jun 18 2017 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.342068 14.185827 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One NGO truck carrying food commodities was heading to Gamboru when the vehicle broke down. The driver left to arrange alternative means of transportation, leaving his assistant driver in the truck. Boko Haram insurgents came and looted the provisions and set the vehicle on fire. The assistance driver was abducted and found the following day. Yes Focal Point
2297 Jun 18 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road Unknown Unknown A staff member of the Syrian Red Crescent was injured in an attack on a humanitarian convoy near the Syrian capital of Damascus. The convoy was targeted when it approached the city and the staff member was shot and seriously wounded. The truck was part of a multi-agency convoy tasked with the mission to deliver food, medicine and supplies to 11,000 people in the town of East Harasta. Yes Media
2465 Jun 19 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Raid Public location 12.616598 -7.902098 Non-state armed group: Regional Al-Qaeda (affiliated) One aid worker was killed during a complex terrorist attack on a popular tourist retreat in Yirimandio. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb later claimed responsibility for the attack. Gunmen killed five people in the attack. Four of the assailants were killed as well and four others were arrested. According to reports, thirty-two guests were rescued. Yes Focal Point
2432 Jun 25 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male aid worker was wounded in a VBIED attack that occurred in a public location in Idlib, Syria. He was not the intended target of the attack but was wounded as a result. Yes Focal Point
2301 Jun 26 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 4.73357 22.827648 Non-state armed group: National Anti-Balaka One male Red Cross volunteer was killed in Bangassou by an armed group while he was in the organization's compound in an area that is a base for an anti-Balaka affiliated group. There is no further information about this attack. Yes Official Report
2328 Jun 28 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 10.147149 30.157471 Unaffiliated Youths A number of aid workers required medical attention after their office compound was forcefully entered by local youth who physically assaulted both international and national staff. They were reportedly angered by the lack of employment opportunities available to the local community. Exactly how many staff members required medical attention and whether they were national or international staff is currently unknown. Yes Official Report
2313 Jul 1 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 33.526488 36.352518 Host state Syrian Armed Forces A volunteer was reportedly killed by a government-aligned sniper while providing humanitarian services in Zamalka, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2485 Jul 4 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Project site 34.171831 70.621679 Non-state armed group: National Taliban A number of staff members from an assessment team (and a local partner to an INGO) were parked outside of a school in the Surkroad district of Nangarhar province. An AOG fired at them, killing one of the national staff members and seriously injuring another. According to a report, there was a change of command within the AOG, which could have contributed to the attack occurring. Yes Focal Point
2468 Jul 6 2017 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 30.17984 66.974973 Unknown Unknown One UN national staff member, on leave from work at the time, was shot dead at his home in Quetta by a 9mm handgun. A security guard watching the premises was also killed. Both were shot multiple times. Yes Focal Point
2303 Jul 9 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 6.217554 33.438353 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was assaulted when a group of men forcibly entered an INGO compound. The guard was treated at the hospital and discharged. Yes Official Report
2368 Jul 11 2017 South Sudan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.471389 30.415 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) Three contractors for a UN agency were detained by Sudan People's Liberation Movement-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) upon their arrival in Pagak after fleeing heavy fighting in Mathiang on July 6th. According to some reports, they are still being held by the group. Yes Focal Point
2453 Jul 14 2017 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 6.800169 33.126717 Unknown Unknown On July 14th, six to ten armed men broke into an INGO's compound, injuring two staff members and threatening others. According to a report, the organization partially withdrew its team after the violent attack while they were re-evaluating the security situation. How the injured staff received their injuries is not known at this time. Although they are listed as being national staff in the AWSD, that could not be verified. Computers, phones and other office equipment were stolen. Yes Official Report
2467 Jul 14 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 34.473946 67.349694 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One UN driver was abducted north of Dahwali, Afghanistan, in AGE controlled territory. He was released three days later on July 16th after the intervention of local elders. Yes Focal Point
2371 Jul 15 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 4.577569 28.398784 Unknown Unknown An INGO national staff member was shot and killed by unknown armed perpetrators. There is no further information about this incident. Yes Official Report
2304 Jul 16 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.539036 21.991001 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of an NGO was shot dead in Bria while transporting a sick person to the local hospital. Yes Official Report
2307 Jul 16 2017 Somalia 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 5 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.99087 43.860168 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Seven humanitarian workers kidnapped by al-Shabaab on July 16th near Baidoa, southwest of the capital Mogadishu, were released after being held for 8 days. According to early local media reports, a ransom was paid although the type (monetary, resource or other) cannot be currently verified. Pending Media
2306 Jul 18 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Popular Front for the Central African Renaissance One national staff member of an INGO was killed by fighters from the Popular Front for the Central African Renaissance which is an ex-Seleka faction. There are no other details about this incident at this time. Yes Official Report
2305 Jul 20 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 33.572772 36.409376 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national NGO volunteer was killed during an aerial bombing in Duma, Damascus. There are no other details about the incident at this time. Yes Media
2473 Jul 27 2017 Iraq 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.164486 43.864934 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) During a complex attack in Amiriyat la-Fallujah by ISIS fighters, a BBIED denoted inside a police station. A UN agency contracted truck driver, who was parked in front of the organization's warehouse, which is in the vicinity of the police station, was shot in the leg when police started firing. Yes Focal Point
2458 Jul 30 2017 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 16.10524 43.971691 Unknown Unknown One INGO contracted guard was stabbed when he didn't let visitors enter the hospital outside of visiting hours. They were armed with Jambias. Yes Focal Point
2308 Aug 3 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 10 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 10 Shooting Raid Project site 5.033333 23.25 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Ten Red Cross volunteers were killed in Gambo, Central African Republic. According to a Red Cross media statement, the volunteers were participating in a crisis meeting at a medical center when they were attacked. Yes Media
2310 Aug 12 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.9033 36.733459 Unknown Unknown Seven volunteers working with an NGO were assassinated at their compound at night in Sarmeen, Idlib, while they were sleeping. They died from gunshot wounds to the head and some media reports state that the perpetrators used silencers on their firearms. The bodies of the aid workers were found when the next team arrived at the compound for the morning shift. Yes Media
2311 Aug 14 2017 Afghanistan 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Shooting Unknown Unknown 34.52151 65.246344 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three national aid workers for an INGO were gunned down and killed in Ghor province, somewhere near the capital city of Chaghcharan. Two others (not currently counted in the AWSD because the information could not be verified) were reportedly wounded in the event. Although the motive and perpetrators of this incident are also unknown, the area reportedly has an active Taliban and ISIS presence. Yes Media
2464 Aug 15 2017 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 34.171831 70.621679 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national staff member of an INGO was shot and killed during a personal dispute in Nanghar. Yes Focal Point
2429 Aug 16 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 5.764345 20.670528 Criminal Unknown An assailant attempted to murder a guard on the organization's compound in Bambari. He was stabbed in the back four times by one assailant. He was taken to the hospital and although he was seriously injured, he survived the attack. Although the motive for the attack is difficult to ascertain, it should be mentioned that the compound was later robbed by four individuals. Yes Focal Point
2493 Aug 17 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 7.885906 32.691324 Unknown Unknown One INGO aid worker was assaulted in al-Mabien, South Sudan. Further details are not available. Yes Focal Point
2494 Aug 17 2017 Nigeria 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 11.746996 11.966192 Staff member Not applicable Two staff members got into a confrontation with one another after one arrived late to the distribution point. The argument escalated to physical violence and both had to be treated at a clinic for their injuries. Yes Focal Point
2374 Aug 21 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 6.777367 29.71322 Unaffiliated Not applicable One NGO staff member was killed at home in Cuei Cok in Rumbek East. This incident is not considered to be due to his work as an aid worker but to inter-communal fighting in the town. Yes Official Report
2375 Aug 22 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Public location 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown The South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) discovered the body of an NGO driver when they responded to the sounds of gunfire in Torit, near the UNMISS base. It is unknown whether the incident is related and a police investigation was underway during the time that this incident was reported. The NGO driver had been shot. Yes Official Report
2469 Aug 22 2017 Mali 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16.766589 -3.002561 Unknown Unknown A UN vehicle en route from the airport to the city center was targeted by small arms fire from another vehicle. One international staff member was wounded in the arm and the chest. The driver was injured in the chest. Both were transferred to the hospital with serious injuries. Yes Focal Point
2318 Aug 24 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 14.487428 -4.197463 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staffer was killed in his hotel room in the Mopti region of central Mali. His personal items were missing from the hotel room where he was found. The perpetrators of the attack are currently unknown. Yes Official Report
2317 Aug 27 2017 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Office/compound 24.814844 67.111745 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two armed attackers forcefully entered the office of a national NGO and killed its founder. The two suspects escaped after the attack. The police believe that the killing may have been as a result of a personal dispute and not to do with the man's status as an aid worker. Yes Official Report
2428 Aug 29 2017 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 32.264539 68.524715 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Four national male staff members were kidnapped by the Taliban in Pakitika and released over the course of several weeks. An additional staff member from the same organization was also abducted with the group but released less than 24 hours (and therefore not counted here). Yes Focal Point
2454 Sep 1 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.709188 27.983474 Unknown Unknown One female UN national staff member walking to the office in Deraja Wau town in the morning and was attacked by two men. She was grabbed by the neck and forced to the ground in an effort to control her while they attempted to steal her bag. The woman was unable to call for help because she was being choked as she the man held her down. A passerby saw the incident and intervened. The female staff member sustained injuries during the attack. Yes Focal Point
2314 Sep 4 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.539036 21.991001 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO staff member is in critical condition after being stabbed by a person reportedly affiliated with the ex-Seleka faction, the Popular Front for the Central African Renaissance. The incident took place in front of a hospital in Bria and the motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
2319 Sep 7 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 7.311512 18.31172 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka One INGO aid worker was killed in Bogidi when gunmen with possible associations to the ex-Seleka faction raided the organization's distribution site. The victim and two other INGO aid workers were told to follow the perpetrators to the authorities. Sometime during the transfer, they singled out the temporary worker (hired for the day) and drove away with him. He was later killed for reasons that remain unclear. The two other staff members in the car were released. Yes Official Report
2320 Sep 7 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 4.577569 28.398784 Unknown Unknown An NGO worker was found dead in Western Equatorial on September 7th after being reported missing since the weekend. His body was retrieved from the Uze River outside of Yambio Town. There are no further details available at this time. Yes Official Report
2315 Sep 8 2017 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.244754 30.199338 Unknown Unknown One national ICRC staff member was killed when a convoy of nine trucks and a four-wheel-drive vehicle was shot at by unknown assailants in Kotobi. The convoy was returning from a relief operation. Yes Official Report
2321 Sep 9 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 9.88942 32.718138 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) In an act of revenge, an SPLA soldier escaped from detention and opened fire at a housing complex for SPLA officers, killing one soldier and one INGO national staff member. He had been incarcerated by his commanding officer since September 8th (reasons unknown). The soldier fled after the shooting and has not been apprehended. . Yes Official Report
2316 Sep 11 2017 Afghanistan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 36.692617 67.117951 Aid recipient Not applicable One international staff member of the ICRC working in Mazar-i-Sharif, was shot and killed at the organization's rehabilitation center where she treated disabled men, women, and children. She was taken to a NATO medical facility where she succumbed to her wounds. According to early reports, the shooter was someone that she treated. Yes Media
2455 Sep 13 2017 Nigeria 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Office/compound 12.672917 13.616014 Host State Nigerian Armed Forces Four members of a UN agency were seriously assaulted by soldiers that had entered their residential compound in Monguno. The soldiers were making their rounds to enforce curfew when the attack occurred, reportedly because the soldiers found that some contracted staff were in violation of the regulations. They forced the staff inside and proceeded to make their way through the house, waking other staff up and assaulting or threatening them. Three contracted drivers and one staff member were physically hurt in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2474 Sep 13 2017 Nigeria 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 11.934773 13.623968 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram A contracted truck driver transporting UN commodities was shot by suspected Bobo-Haram fighters along the Dikwa-Maiduguri road. Despite the injury, he managed to drive to Dikwa. Yes Focal Point
2470 Sep 15 2017 Nigeria 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.265136 5.460296 Unknown Unknown On September 15th, one UN national staff member and a driver were ambushed by armed robbers between Akure and Ibadan, resulting in the death of the driver and the kidnapping of the female staff member. She was released on September 18th, 2017. Yes Focal Point
2372 Sep 16 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 5.06697 30.733558 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An NGO national staff member was abducted by armed men in Jambo, Mundri East County. He has not been released and the reason for his abduction is unknown. This follows earlier violence in the county that prompted the relocation of other staff. Yes Official Report
2463 Sep 19 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.647987 36.679543 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national INGO staff member was killed during an aerial bombing on a hospital in Maarat Annuman district in Idlib, Syria. Syrian forces and/or their allies were the perpetrators of the attack. Yes Focal Point
2478 Sep 20 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.316667 68.45 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Anti-government elements diverted one out of three UN agency contracted trucks that were heading to Barmal district to an unknown location, off-loaded the items from the truck and reportedly sold them at the market. They kidnapped the truck driver but released him on September 29th. Yes Focal Point
2456 Sep 22 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.231487 29.800503 Unknown Unknown One UN male staff member was assaulted by armed men and had his personal items (laptop and money) stolen in Bentiu POC camp. He was taken to an INGO medical clinic for treatment. Yes Focal Point
2373 Sep 23 2017 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 5.343688 30.450165 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were assaulted during a robbery on an NGO compound in Lui, Mundri East County, and required medical attention. Valuables were stolen during the compound robbery. Yes Official Report
2431 Sep 28 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 8.296968 30.153157 Unaffiliated Youths A male national staff member was shot during a fight between from conflicting Padeah and Kur villages, which started at the airstrip while an ICRC distribution was taking place. It is not know if he was shot at the distribution site or somewhere else. Yes Focal Point
2433 Oct 1 2017 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Non-State Armed Actor abducted one male national INGO staff member in Taiz, Yemen. He was released nine days after negotiations on October 9th. Yes Focal Point
2322 Oct 7 2017 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 13.61975 25.354871 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female international aid worker was abducted from her home in El-Fasher in North Darfur by armed gunmen. Some reports say that a ransom was demanded for her release, although those reports currently cannot be corroborated. Neither can reports that allege that she was abducted by pro-government factions in protest to not having received their salaries. Some reports also state that she was working for a Swiss INGO which provides aid to children. United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Ms. Marta Ruedas, made a statement in regards to this incident calling for the release of the aid worker. Update: She was released on November, 15th, 2018. Reportedly, no ransom was paid by the host government or home government. Two members of the kidnapping team were arrested. It is possible that she ran her own charity although this has not been verified at this time. Yes Official Report
2324 Oct 8 2017 Pakistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 33.729388 73.093146 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was sitting in a park with some friends when he was attacked by three perpetrators in Islamabad that ran away after the attack. The staff member suffered multiple fractures on his left arm and required medical attention for his injuries. The reason for the attack is unknown and the attack is under investigation. Yes Focal Point
2457 Oct 12 2017 Mauritius 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -20.166274 57.502302 Unknown Unknown A man on a motorbike grabbed the handbag of a female UN national staff member after she had left the office for the day. Having held onto the strap, she fell to the ground and was dragged behind the motorcyclist as he tried to steal it. The perpetrator let go of the bag when passers-by shouted at him. The staff member did not have any broken bones but went to the hospital to seek treatment for her cuts and bruises. Yes Focal Point
2326 Oct 12 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.864586 31.558421 Unknown Unknown Armed men raided the home of a UN aid worker in Gudele, Juba. The aid worker was shot and killed during the robbery along with his brother (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2323 Oct 14 2017 Somalia 0 0 18 0 0 0 5 13 0 18 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 18 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Five aid workers from that Somali Red Crescent died after a massive truck bomb exploded in Mogadishu, followed by another, smaller, bomb. An additional thirteen aid workers (3 volunteers, 7 staff members, and 3 security guards) were wounded in the attack. Over 300 hundred people are reported to have been killed with scores more still missing. Although no credit has been taken for the attack, Al-Shabaab is widely reported as being the only group with the means to execute such an attack. This was the largest terrorist attack that Somalia has experienced in its history. Yes Media
2426 Oct 16 2017 Chad 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 13.533333 14.316667 Unknown Unknown A national staff member was killed in a botched home invasion/robbery in Bagasola. Yes Focal Point
2325 Oct 16 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.821201 31.542647 Unknown Unknown On 16 October in Juba, an INGO vehicle carrying refugees from Juba to Gorom was fired upon by armed men on Yei Road not far from a SPLA checkpoint. The driver was shot in the arm and one of the refugees suffered a gunshot wound to the leg. Cash and other personal items were stolen by the perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2486 Oct 17 2017 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 34.555349 69.207486 Host State Unknown One national female aid worker for an INGO was injured by shrapnel after the area was targeted by aerial bombing. Yes Focal Point
2376 Oct 20 2017 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 6.213266 31.565542 Unknown Unknown There was an armed robbery of an INGO compound on October 20th, 2017 in Bor town. A group of men robbed the compound and assaulted two INGO staff members that required medical treatment after being badly beaten. Yes Official Report
2435 Oct 22 2017 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 17.570692 -3.996166 Unknown Unknown Two national INGO staff members were kidnapped while they were traveling in a vehicle. No further information is available about this incident from the reporting agency, Yes Focal Point
2216 Oct 22 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Project site 36.202105 36.202105 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike while performing his humanitarian duties in Aleppo. Yes Media
2437 Oct 23 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.329652 40.135034 Unknown Unknown A Syrian Arab Red Crescent volunteer was killed in the line of duty in Deir Ezzour on 23 October while the volunteer was giving First Aid support and was in the vicinity of mortar fire. Initial reports suggest it was a wrong place wrong time incident. At the same time, another volunteer was wounded. Yes Focal Point
2471 Oct 28 2017 Somalia 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two UN contracted guards and one contracted driver were killed in the suicide car bombing attack on the Naasa-Hablood Hotel in Mogadishu. A UN agency staff member who as also in the car survived but was also seriously wounded. He managed to jump out of the vehicle before the explosion. The national staff member received care in the local hospital and then was MEDEVAC to Nairobi for specialized medical attention. At least twenty-three people died in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2479 Oct 28 2017 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.307049 62.136421 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One UN agency contracted commercial truck carrying relief items was stopped and diverted by AGE in Shindad district of Herat province. Reportedly the truck driver and the truck was taken to the AGEs stronghold but the driver and the truck were later released on November 18th. Yes Focal Point
2327 Nov 4 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.996436 19.191914 Unknown Unknown One male ICRC aid worker was shot and killed when the convoy he was driving in was attacked by armed assailants while they were on their way to deliver humanitarian aid. According to an official statement, the attack appears to have been a robbery attempt, which occurred east of Kaga Bandoro. The vehicle had been clearly marked with the ICRC emblem. Yes Official Report
2487 Nov 5 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 10.016921 29.974053 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO aid worker in Ajoung Thok was assaulted by a robber armed with a machete just outside the organization's compound. His personal items were stolen from him during the attack. Yes Focal Point
2329 Nov 7 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown A UN national staff member was killed in Torit, Eastern Equatorial when armed men shot him while attempting to gain entry into his home. Robbery is the suspected motive. Yes Official Report
2331 Nov 11 2017 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.918673 19.186249 Unknown Unknown A UN agency mechanic that was traveling as part of a humanitarian convoy was physically assaulted and robbed. The convoy was on its way to Kaga Bandoro from Nana-Outta village when the attack occurred. The mechanic was later treated for his injuries at Kaga Bandoro hospital. The convoy was escorted to its destination by a patrol without further incident. Yes Official Report
2330 Nov 13 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location 4.41024 32.574038 Unknown Unknown A national staff member, a driver for an INGO, was shot while eating supper with his colleagues. According to media reports, armed assailants opened fire on the center where they were eating, wounding the driver. On their way to the health clinic, they were ambushed by armed men. The wounded man's colleagues ran into the bush and found their colleague dead the next morning. The details of the report are still preliminary and likely to change. Yes Official Report
2335 Nov 13 2017 Nigeria 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 4 2 2 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Public location 5.177861 5.708404 Criminal Unknown Three aid workers working for a medical organization were released after being kidnapped in Enekorogha on October 13th, 2017. However, one aid worker, also kidnapped at the same time, was killed by the criminal gang that is reportedly responsible for their abduction. According to one reporter, this was the first time the criminal group resorted to kidnapping and killing of a foreigner. The report also states that a ransom was demanded for the release of the workers. All the aid workers were from the United Kingdom. Yes Media
2332 Nov 14 2017 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 5.39565 26.491673 Aid recipient Refugees On 14 November, South Sudanese refugees attempted to loot an INGO warehouse. During food distribution, one NGO worker was assaulted by the refugees and suffered injuries that need to be treated at Obo Hospital. Yes Official Report
2490 Nov 17 2017 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 36.206293 44.00887 Unknown Unknown A female international staff member was jogging in the park in Erbil, Iraq. She followed by a man who physically restrained her and sexually assaulted her. The assailant ran away when the female staff member started shouting. Yes Focal Point
2333 Nov 18 2017 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 6.56098 30.502 Unaffiliated Not applicable A male guard working for an NGO was shot and killed in Yirol, Lakes. According to reports, the incident was the result of a personal dispute. Yes Official Report
2337 Nov 18 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.537147 36.385345 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO workers were killed during heavy aerial bombing in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region on November 18th, 2017. The aid workers were killed while they were helping civilians that had been injured in an earlier airstrike. Other team members were also injured in the attack but the numbers and severity of their injuries have not been reported at this time. Yes Media
2472 Nov 22 2017 Yemen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Roadside IED Ambush Road -0.453229 39.646099 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab A truck contracted by a UN agency partner in Garissa county ran over an IED planted in the road. All three contracted employees sustained major injuries as a result of the attack. Although no group claimed responsibility for the attack, the area is prone to extremist activities by Al-Shabaab. The workers were delivering food commodities at the time. Yes Focal Point
2488 Nov 22 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 32.844941 36.225112 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was abducted and held for ransom in Izra, Syria. Assailants physically assaulted the aid worker badly in captivity. The crime was economically motivated (and potentially premeditated due to certain circumstances that would make the aid worker a valuable target). Released after three days, the staff member required medical treatment for their wounds. Yes Focal Point
2336 Nov 23 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Unknown Unknown One male NGO aid worker was shot and killed on the way to work in the Idlib city by an unknown assailant. Yes Media
2489 Nov 25 2017 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.919256 2.39243 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was brutally assaulted at the organization's compound in Menaka, Mali. Items were stolen after the attack. The staff member had to be medically evacuated for treatment and then travel outside of the country for additional medical support. Yes Focal Point
2334 Nov 28 2017 South Sudan 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Unknown Raid Public location 7.477959 31.519872 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six NGO workers were killed in a raid on Duk Payuel village. Reportedly, around 44 people were killed and dozens wounded when assailants launched a coordinated attack the village. Houses and huts were destroyed in the attack and around 50 women and children were abducted. An NGO warehouse was looted and around 1,000 cattle were stolen. Yes Focal Point
2338 Dec 4 2017 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Public location 5.652673 31.05127 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A demining team contracted by an INGO was attacked by 15 armed men while the team was camped in Kowari Village between Rokon and Tindalo. Three vehicles and personal property were stolen. The vehicles were later recovered after being abandoned not far from the site. Two of the staff members sustained fractures and bruises. Yes Official Report
2475 Dec 8 2017 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.088624 28.641064 Unknown Unknown A contracted truck heading to Abyei was ambushed by unknown gunmen in Madou village, Warrap state. The driver was shot in the left pelvic area and had to be medically evacuated to Wau for further medical treatment. Yes Focal Point
2339 Dec 8 2017 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home 7.69493 18.626469 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national aid worker was killed in Kabo after gunman raided his home and shot him. His death is the latest in a week of clashes between two armed groups in the country. The aid worker, age 35, died in the hospital. According to reports, at least 10 people have been killed during the week-long clashes between armed groups. Yes Media
2424 Dec 9 2017 Madagascar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Project site -23.064754 43.59048 Unknown Unknown During a night raid, armed bandits attacked a project team of four aid workers that were spending the night at the site. The team was robbed of valuables and one of the team members was raped. Yes Focal Point
2340 Dec 9 2017 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.280151 29.780241 Unknown Unknown A convoy of vehicles belonging to a UN-contracted demining company was ambushed at Dobor about ten miles from Rubkona. Six people were wounded in the attack, two with critical gunshot injuries (the extent of the injuries of the other four victims is unknown). Yes Official Report
2215 Dec 11 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.57244 36.401956 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was killed in Douma when the area he was performing humanitarian services in was shelled. Yes Media
2434 Dec 12 2017 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A Non-State Armed Group detained one male national INGO aid worker in Taiz on December 12th. He was released after negotiations in early January. Yes Focal Point
2438 Dec 17 2017 South Sudan 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 6 6 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 8.461161 25.680587 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) Six aid workers were missing after an ambush on the road between Raga and Deim Zubier. It was reported that they may have been caught up in an attack on SPLA forces by the SPLA-IO. It was later confirmed that they (and their vehicles) were taken by opposition forces and held in Raj for approximately three days before being released. Yes Official Report
2341 Dec 17 2017 Nigeria 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 12.335281 14.188221 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Three people, including a UN-contracted driver and assistant driver, were killed in an attack on a convoy in Borno State, 22 miles southwest of Ngala by an armed group. There's a militant presence in the region and although no reports have confirmed the perpetrator, reports have mentioned Boko Haram and their previous attacks on security convoys in 2017. Yes Media
2345 Dec 25 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.811564 36.202047 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was killed in Bdama when the area where he was helping to rescue civilians that had been victims of a shell attack was fired upon again. Yes Media
2440 Dec 26 2017 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Project site 9.231487 29.800503 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) A group of internally displaced persons (IDPs) reportedly attacked a male national truck driver that was driving aid supplies into Bentiu POC camp. He was assaulted with spears in the buffer zone for unknown reasons. It should be noted that it is unclear whether the driver was contracted by a UN agency or an INGO (noted in the ASWD database as an INGO contractor with the information currently made available). He was referred to an INGO for treatment for the wounds that he sustained. Yes Official Report
2343 Dec 26 2017 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition A male volunteer was killed on December 26th in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib governorate, at the organization's center during an airstrike. Yes Media
2312 Dec 30 2017 Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 15.579155 32.564528 Unknown Unknown One female UN international staff member was walking to work in the Al Riyadh area of Khartoum when she was attacked by two men on a motorcycle. The men dragged her behind the motorcycle for a distance and then physically assaulted her, biting off her thumb in the attack. The aid worker had to be medically evacuated to Nairobi to receive treatment for extensive injuries. Robbery is the suspected motive for the attack. Yes Focal Point
2378 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 9.231487 29.800503 Unknown Unknown A UN agency national staff member was assaulted by two unknown men at his shelter inside the Protection of Civilians site at around midnight in Bentiu. The motive for the attack is unknown and the victim was treated at an INGO clinic for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2683 2018 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 19.1399952 -72.3570972 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was kidnapped and later released unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2662 Jan 7 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO driver was ambushed while travelling in Kabul and forced out of his vehicle by perpetrators with weapons. The staff member was injured after being beaten. Yes Focal Point
2592 Jan 9 2018 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 32.22183 35.25881 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was shot dead in Nablus in the West Bank. More than twenty bullets were shot from a passing vehicle during the drive-by unknown assailants. The volunteer was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. Yes Media
2364 Jan 12 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.036541 14.429024 Unknown Unknown Two UN agency employees and their driver have all been found after having been kidnapped on January 12th from Sabha. The driver was found on Sunday and the female UN worker was found in the northern suburbs of Sabha. The male national UN staffer (not counted here at this time until further information becomes available) was found on Saturday near Sabha city. Yes Media
2669 Jan 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.708333 36.805 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was seriously wounded after being hit by shrapnel as a result of airstrikes in Ma'saran, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
2603 Jan 14 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 27.043449 14.42952 Unknown Unknown One male Libyan Red Crescent volunteer was transporting a patient between two hospitals. After the transfer, the volunteer left with the ambulance and disappeared. After three days he was located in Um Aranib hospital, 52 km away from his initial location, unconscious, badly beaten, and he had a broken leg. On January 14th has was transferred to Misurata hospital but died on-route. No other information is available about this incident. Yes Focal Point
2615 Jan 15 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -6.305744 28.140761 Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were ambushed on the road and kidnapped in Bendera, Tanganyika. They were released three days later and the primary motive is suspected to have been financial. Yes Focal Point
2643 Jan 18 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road Unknown Unknown Two national staff members were ambushed on the road and kidnapped. They were released after 30 hours. The motive was reported to be most likely financial in nature. Yes Focal Point
2370 Jan 20 2018 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.369445 44.191007 Unknown Unknown One male UN agency staff member was led out of his car at gunpoint and abducted. His wife was in the car at the time of the incident as well but only the staff member was taken. The perpetrator was wearing a mask at the time of the incident. At the time of this report, the staff member's whereabouts were unknown. Reports regarding this incident are currently unconfirmed. Yes Media
2552 Jan 20 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Ambush Project site 33.57175 36.4027 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer providing aid after an attack, was killed around 11:30am in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, by supposed Syrian Regime artillery shelling. Yes Media
2346 Jan 21 2018 South Sudan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 10.114894 29.967957 Unaffiliated Youths On the morning of January 21st, youths attacked a group of national NGO staff members in Ajuong Thok. Four were seriously injured and had to be taken to the hospital. Reports suggest that the motive for this attack may have been the result of grievances about the perceived lack of employment opportunities. Yes Official Report
2649 Jan 22 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.31402 29.07999 Unknown Unknown One national staff member was wounded when the car he was travelling in was ambushed in a road attack. The perpetrators robbed the occupants. Yes Focal Point
2549 Jan 23 2018 Afghanistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 34.555347 69.207489 Unknown Unknown One male UN Agency driver and a female colleague with her son were kidnapped, after their car was stopped by unknown assailants around 6:00am in the North of the capital. The body of the driver was recovered on March 16 2018 and the female UN agency staff and her son were released by the kidnappers on May 24, 2018. Yes Media
2344 Jan 24 2018 Afghanistan 0 9 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 9 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 9 Complex attack Raid Office/compound 34.419849 70.472943 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) Four national staff members of an INGO and one soldier (not counted here) were killed in a complex attack on the organization's office in Jalalabad. The attackers detonated a suicide car bomb and then laid siege to the building for hours. Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for the attack. Five other national INGO staff were injured in the attack and are receiving medical treatment. Yes media
2670 Jan 25 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Youths One male national INGO staff member was wounded when shot in the abdomen on a road in Lekuangole, Pibor district, Jonglei State. The staff member reportedly saw an 8 year old child playing with a rifle, attempted to take it away, and was shot by the child. It is unknown whether or not the weapons discharge was intentional. Yes Focal Point
2348 Jan 25 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.489911 29.012146 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) A UN agency contracted driver was shot on Kuajok-Mayom road. The vehicle was part of a convoy and was reportedly stopped by SPLA soldiers between Ajakuac and Abiemnom. The soldiers demanded a lift and were refused which prompted one of the soldiers to fire his weapon and wound the driver's assistant. The soldier was later arrested and the contractor was taken to a clinic for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2347 Jan 27 2018 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Staff member Security guard A UN agency staff member was shot dead in Mogadishu within the agency's compound. A security guard that had previously been fired and then reinstated to his post allegedly shot the employee. The motive for the attack appears to be in relation to that human resources incident. Yes Media
2650 Jan 29 2018 Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.862532 10.218272 Unknown Unknown One national female staff member was walking on the street when a thief walked up to her and stole her phone and tried to steal her bag. She resisted and was hurt in the struggle when he pushed her back. The aid worker fell and injured her back. She was out on medical leave for over a week. Yes Focal Point
2351 Jan 30 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 7.471182 18.451663 Non-state armed group: National Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC) A national staff member was kidnapped on January 29th in Ouhman Prefecture. Two INGO vehicles were reportedly intercepted by combatants from the Mouvement Patriotique pour la Centrafrique / Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (MPC/FPRC). An international staff member that was traveling as part of the convoy in another vehicle was also stopped but allowed to continue. The abducted staff member was found on February 2nd in critical condition after having been tortured. Yes Official Report
2721 Feb 5 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.538535 36.366068 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in Arbeen (Arbin) town, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2349 Feb 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.650659 36.854628 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while working to rescue civilians affected by Russian aerial bombing in Al Gharafa. The area was struck again shortly after the first bombing and the volunteer was killed. Yes Media
2354 Feb 8 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.771316 33.592394 Unknown Unknown One national INGO driver was assaulted when the vehicle he was travelling in was ambushed by a group of armed men between Kapoeta South and Camp 15. There were two other staff members in the vehicle for a total of two international staff members and one local staff member. They were all robbed of their valuables and money. The international staff members were robbed of their passports as well. After the attack, the group traveled to Kapoeta so that their colleague could receive medical attention at the hospital for a head injury. Yes Official Report
2355 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.440378 36.65721 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three volunteers were killed in two airstrikes when their operational center was hit during aerial bombardments by the state. Four other volunteers were hurt but they are not counted here since that information could not be verified. Yes Media
2359 Feb 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.647987 36.679543 Unknown Unknown One volunteer for a Syrian NGO was wounded during the shelling of Ma'arat al-Nu'man town in Idlib governorate. Yes Media
2600 Feb 8 2018 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.99845 -2.95453 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national INGO staff member was abducted by a Non-State Armed Group and released two days later after local negotiations took place. The abduction occurred while the staff member was on-route in a vehicle to his destination in the Douentza region. Yes Focal Point
2352 Feb 10 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Office/compound 4.859363 31.57125 Unknown Unknown An NGO security guard was killed during a compound robbery of the organization's office in Juba. Yes Official Report
2353 Feb 11 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Public location 7.780485 33.00291 Unaffiliated Not applicable One casual NGO worker was killed during an attack in Akobo, Jonglei, that was reported to be caused by a local dispute. Another NGO staff member was hurt as well (not counted here as severity of his injuries could not be verified). Yes Official Report
2722 Feb 13 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.525278 36.352778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in the Damascus suburb Zamalka. Yes Focal Point
2356 Feb 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed and one wounded (not countered at this time because the information could not be verified) during aerial airstrikes. Yes Media
2369 Feb 17 2018 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -1.18557 29.446951 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two aid workers were killed and one abducted on February 17th. The attack occurred in the village of Mushikiri located on the Nyanzal Yes Media
2698 Feb 18 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 7.783333 33.05 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when shot in accidental crossfire. The perpetrator is currently unknown at this time. Yes Focal Point
2357 Feb 19 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.410151 20.648179 Non-state armed group: National Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC) One INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for three days by the Front Populaire pour la Renaissance de Centrafrique (FPRC). A ransom was demanded for the release of the staff member and it was paid, however, it is not clear whether it was a family member or another individual or entity that paid for his release. Yes Official Report
2358 Feb 19 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.529083 36.527018 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were killed by aerial bombing in Eastern Ghouta during the continued Syrian government-led siege. Yes Media
2631 Feb 20 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 3.2212 29.0824 Unknown Unknown One male UN contracted driver was shot and killed when his truck was ambushed while transporting food items in South Kivu by Uvira town. Yes Focal Point
2380 Feb 20 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.558337 36.460617 Unknown Unknown Two national NGO volunteers were killed by artillery shelling while they were helping civilians that were affected by an earlier attack in Douma. Yes Media
2360 Feb 21 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 0.653899 38.516826 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO male staff member needed medical attention after he was shot twice by armed perpetrators who ambushed the organization's vehicle. The staff members (five in total but only one was wounded) were in the vicinity of Darer Dima and traveling from Malkadaka to Garbatulla when they were attacked. Nothing was stolen from the passengers. While it was reported that the aid workers did not appear to be targeted specifically for their affiliation to an aid organization and that there has been an increase in insecurity in greater Isiolo county, it should also be noted that the vehicle was clearly marked. Yes Focal Point
2561 Feb 24 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.914759 36.614433 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female NGO staff member died when her house, located in the Kafar Sgana suburb south of Idlib, was hit during a reported government airstrike targeting rebels in the area. The strike also killed members of her family staying in the house (not counted here). Yes Media
2706 Feb 25 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Project site 3.767564 34.728647 Police or paramilitary Administration Police (AP) One male national INGO staff member sustained a fractured leg after reportedly being assaulted by the Administration Police of the Kalobeyei Settlement area at 11:30pm LT. Yes Focal Point
2619 Feb 25 2018 Sierra Leone 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.95639 11.74 Unknown Unknown A staff member of an INGO was attacked by armed assailants during an armed burglary at his residence. The staff was severely beaten with boards, sticks and other sharp instruments. Yes Focal Point
2361 Feb 27 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 5 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Shooting Ambush Road 7.090911 17.668887 Non-state armed group: National Ex-Seleka Suspected Ex-Seleka members shot and killed six people at an illegal checkpoint south of Makounda in Ouham Prefecture. One of the victims was a national UN education consultant and five were staff members from a local non-governmental organization. The perpetrators, reportedly belonging to the MPC faction, set the vehicle on fire after the shooting. The aid workers were on their way to Makounda. Yes Official Report
2362 Feb 27 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 9.240345 29.799546 Unknown Unknown One NGO aid worker was assaulted at home in Bentiu protection of civilian (PoC) site. His injuries required medical treatment. Three other people were also hurt in the attack but they sustained minor injuries. Nothing was taken from the household. Yes Official Report
2381 Feb 27 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.665868 29.211771 Unknown Unknown Gunmen intercepted and abducted an INGO contracted driver and his assistant along the Mweso-Kalembe road axis. The vehicle was clearly marked. No additional information about their whereabouts is available at this time. Yes Official Report
2363 Feb 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.545997 36.406492 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed in Rif Dimashq, Eastern Ghouta when he was caught in an air raid while helping civilians affected by earlier aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2365 Mar 1 2018 Nigeria 4 2 0 1 0 0 5 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 4 Complex attack Raid Project site 12.270081 14.463596 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Boko Haram fighters raided the north-eastern town of Rann, home to a camp housing 55,000 internally displaced persons. Armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades the insurgent group attacked the military post guarding the camp. Initial reports state that 3 aid workers contracted by the UN (from two different agencies), all Nigerian nationals, were killed in the attack. One nurse, a third party contractor to a UN agency, was kidnapped. Two midwives, both female aid workers and supported by an INGO, were also kidnapped by the militant group. Other unconfirmed reports suggest that there may have been more abductions. This incident will be updated when more information becomes available. Updates: 1. (Kidnapped/killed - Monday, September 17th, 2018) One of the kidnapped midwives was killed on or around September 17th. The Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria called the act, "cowardly, heinous and despicable." She was killed by Boko Haram while she was held captive. 2. (Kidnapped/killed) - On October 16th, 2018 the ICRC confirmed that another female healthcare worker (midwife) that had been kidnapped by Boko Haram in March was executed by the group. She was 24 years old. Yes Media
2671 Mar 1 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Home 36.216667 37.166667 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded in his home when a VBIED exploded near his house in the countryside surrounding Aleppo. Coordinates listed are for Aleppo city as exact location of the incident is unknown. Yes Focal Point
2726 Mar 1 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.616667 36.1 Unknown Unknown One volunteer in Daraa was killed by a stray bullet. Yes Media
2627 Mar 2 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.22902 31.43816 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff was assaulted by criminals after the car that he was traveling in was ambushed on the road in Mayom. Robbery was reported as the most likely motive for the incident. Yes Focal Point
2386 Mar 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Public location Unknown Unknown One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Aleppo province, Der Sawwan district. Yes Media
2449 Mar 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national aid workers were killed when an aerial attack by Syrian forces hit their homes in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2385 Mar 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.513742 36.347101 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Four national male volunteers were killed during air strikes in Ein Tarma, Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2448 Mar 8 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.516729 36.954107 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national aid worker was killed when an aerial attack hit his home in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Focal Point
2387 Mar 10 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.140888 36.755199 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids on Idlib while fulfilling emergency response duties. Yes Media
2620 Mar 11 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 36.585331 37.056561 Unknown Unknown A volunteer of an INGO was found shot and killed. The volunteer was on personal travel (not on official business) on his motorcycle, mistakenly traveled through an area affected by conflict and reportedly died from a suspected sniper shot. Yes Focal Point
2377 Mar 14 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.231487 29.800503 Unaffiliated Youths A UN agency contracted truck driver received a head injury during an assault in Bentiu on March 14th. Local youths threw stones at the truck which broke the windscreen and caused the injury. The driver was treated at an INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
2390 Mar 14 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.520918 36.364792 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed by a secondary airstrike in Haza (Hazeh), Eastern Ghouta when he was helping civilians affected by an earlier aerial attack. The organization's service center and an ambulance were also destroyed in the incident. Yes Media
2388 Mar 16 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.540668 36.43275 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids in Eastern Ghouta. Yes Media
2382 Mar 17 2018 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road -0.050221 29.514285 Unknown Unknown According to a report, on March 17th a 20-vehicle NGO convoy was attacked by armed assailants in Virunga Park. During the attack, the convoy lead was injured and needed to be taken to the hospital. Twenty-one people from the convoy were abducted by the armed group and were still being held in captivity on March 20th, 2018. Until a few details can be confirmed, the twenty-one people that have reportedly been abducted are not yet counted here. Yes Official Report
2660 Mar 17 2018 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.231 124.240967 Unknown Unknown A female national staff member was a victim of robbery in Iligan city (Philippines) while withdrawing cash from the ATM machine. She was hit in the face 4 times, resulting in a hematoma, and stabbed with an ice pick or screwdriver twice in the stomach. No internal organs were damaged but one of the wounds needed stiches. She was released from hospital the next day. Yes Focal Point
2379 Mar 18 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown -0.15496 29.243701 Unknown Unknown A national staff member for an INGO was killed by gunmen in Bwatsinge village, Lubero. At this time there is no further information available about this incident. Yes Official Report
2389 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 33.526488 36.352518 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed during an airstrike that hit the organization's office in Ain Trma. The organization reports that the attack was deliberate. Yes Media
2391 Mar 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer died after sustaining life-threatening injuries while helping affected civilians after an attack in Douma, Eastern Ghouta. Two other volunteers were also killed in the same area by artillery shelling while supporting civilians affected by earlier attacks. Yes Media
2553 Mar 22 2018 Mali 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Public location 15.296896 -7.184023 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four NGO aid workers were abducted in Dialloube?, Mopti Region by alleged jihadist assailants. The workers were released unharmed after 21 days. Yes Media
2394 Mar 25 2018 South Sudan 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.1079 30.964542 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) On March 25th, seven NGO workers were abducted by SPLA-IO opposition forces outside Yei, Central Equatorial. The aid workers were part of a convoy that was delivering supplies to health centers in Kupera, Limuro, Wuji, and Koyoko. Along with their three vehicles, they were all released on April 15th and were reported to be in good health. Yes Official Report
2393 Mar 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 33.572772 36.409376 Unknown Unknown One volunteer was injured in Douma by an artillery shell during a rescue mission to evacuate wounded civilians from the area. Yes Media
2383 Mar 28 2018 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Public location 2.032194 45.304361 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One ICRC staff member was critically injured when an Improvised Explosive Device in a car was detonated outside of the ICRC's office. The staff member later died in the hospital as a result of his injuries. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack and mentioned via their media portal that they killed the victim because he was a member of Parliament. The victim had been working for the ICRC for five months. One other person was hurt in the attack (not counted here). Yes Focal Point
2384 Mar 29 2018 Azerbaijan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Landmine Ambush Road 41.071472 43.839254 Unknown Unknown Three national staff members were killed and two injured when the vehicle that they were driving hit an anti-tank landmine that detonated on impact. The incident occurred in the Ghazanchi area of Nagorno Karabakh on March 29th. Yes Media
2621 Apr 4 2018 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 7.43051 80.99084 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was riding his motorcycle when he was attacked by two individuals who forcibly took the staff member's bag and stabbed him. Yes Focal Point
2396 Apr 5 2018 Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 16.945935 97.959286 Host State Unknown One male NGO volunteer was shot and killed in southeastern Kayin state. According to reports and a statement by the NGO, the volunteer was returning home on the back of a motorbike from a meeting to help organize humanitarian relief for displaced villagers when he was shot by a Burmese soldier. Yes Media
2571 Apr 6 2018 Papua New Guinea 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.5056 142.572 Unknown Unknown A team of local aid workers with the Red Cross was robbed and assaulted by armed assailants in Tari. According to police and incident reports seen by the Guardian and confirmed by the security focal point, the group of eight people, including five PNG Red Cross staff members, was robbed by five people armed with shotguns and machetes last Friday. They had been traveling to Tari, through Hela province, an area which has seen an escalation in violence in recent weeks. The assailants who appeared agitated and would not listen to explanations of the RC reportedly assaulted them and robbed them of clothing and possessions. One staff member was hit with a machete. Yes Media
2395 Apr 7 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.023608 29.675991 Unknown Unknown One NGO worker was shot and killed during an ambush on his vehicle by armed men when he was traveling between Nhialgiu and Bentiu. According to media reports, the aid worker was returning to base from field training. Yes Official Report
2397 Apr 7 2018 Papua New Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -6.127153 143.420306 Unknown Unknown On April 7th, a UN convoy was attacked in Nipa town by a mob. One international staff member was hurt when a rock smashed the rear window of the vehicle. A bullet also punctured the vehicle's tire but they were able to reach safety. Eventually, they reached their destination, Mendi town, and the aid worker was able to receive further treatment. The convoy had been a mix of government partners, the UN and it was escorted by police and the military. Yes Focal Point
2398 Apr 8 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 8.723687 30.164704 Unaffiliated Youths One national NGO aid worker was killed in a crossfire incident during clashes in Mayendit between local youths. Yes Official Report
2637 Apr 11 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Road 4.0939 29.0827 Host State Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) One male national UN contracted driver was injured during a reported altercation with a DRC Armed Forces (FARDC) Officer. The staff member was taken to the Baraka hospital and later transferred to Bukavu hospital the following day. Yes Focal Point
2399 Apr 11 2018 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.733193 0.917772 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A German aid worker for an INGO was abducted while traveling close to the border with Mali. Traveling with four other national colleagues, the vehicle was surrounded by armed men on motorbikes. The Nigerian nationals were assaulted and left behind (not counted here at this time until further details can be verified) and the vehicle was set on fire before they were freed. The kidnapping occurred near Ayorou. Yes Media
2594 Apr 18 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 9.306617 30.029697 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO) One INGO male staff member sustained a gunshot wound during clashes between government troops and SPLA opposition fighters in Nimni, Guit county. The aid worker was in the wrong place at the wrong time and was not targeted for being an aid worker. Yes Focal Point
2697 Apr 19 2018 Mali 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 16.083333 -1.75 Unknown Unknown While travelling in Gourma Rharous District, 4 national INGO staff members (1 male, 2 female, 1 unknown) received blunt force trauma injuries when they were robbed on the highway. The staff members received medical attention for their injuries, and there is no further information available at this time regarding the criminal perpetrators. Yes Focal Point
2401 Apr 20 2018 Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Shooting Unknown Project site 9.640175 28.434905 Non-state armed group: Subnational Misseriya One INGO driver was killed and three aid workers injured when they were attacked in the Taalei-Mabek area in Abyei by armed men, suspected to be Misseriya. The team was on a vaccination campaign. The injured aid workers were taken to a hospital in Abyei and then evacuated to an INGO hospital in Agok. Yes Official Report
2400 Apr 21 2018 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 13.577589 44.017799 Unknown Unknown An ICRC vehicle was ambushed on Saturday morning, April 21st while traveling on the outskirts of Taiz. One male international aid worker from Lebanon was shot and killed in the attack. Colleagues traveling with him in the vehicle were unharmed. Yes Media
2402 Apr 21 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 2.859023 30.838409 Unknown Unknown Two unarmed security guards at an INGO compound were administered an unknown drug in order to incapacitate them and facilitate a break-in into three different INGO offices on the compound. The perpetrators stole vehicles and laptops. Both of the security guards required medical attention. Yes Official Report
2651 Apr 22 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 26.666955 18.030248 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was shot in the foot by a stray bullet during crossfire between two armed actors. He was treated in a medical clinic and released the same day. The incident occurred in Sebha Al-Thanawiya. Yes Focal Point
2559 Apr 22 2018 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Home 34.555347 69.207489 Unknown Unknown One male national UN staff member was shot in the shoulder in front of his house. He was treated in the hospital for his wounds. Yes Official Report
2439 Apr 23 2018 South Sudan 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 8.296968 30.153157 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed men attacked the ICRC's base in Leer, Unity State, prompting a halt to activities in seed and farming tool equipment distribution. Shots were fired directly into the field base, resulting in an injury to the leg of a guard who received medical attention in Leer for minor injuries. Eight staff members were temporarily evacuated to Juba after the attack. Yes Official Report
2403 Apr 24 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.6372 31.7153 Unknown Unknown Armed assailants shot at a private vehicle that was travelling from Terekeka to Tali. Overtaking the vehicle in Lwoki, they fired, killing the driver and one of the passengers, who worked for an INGO and was reporting back to his duty station. Yes Official Report
2593 Apr 24 2018 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 14.365716 22.46143 Unknown Unknown One INGO national male aid worker was fatality stabbed outside of his residence. The perpetrator pulled out a knife and stabbed the staff member in the chest. He died in Kulbus hospital. Yes Focal Point
2404 Apr 25 2018 South Sudan 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 10 2 0 8 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.095271 30.677505 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Ten aid workers were abducted from a mixed-agency convoy that was travelling just outside Yei town in Central Equatorial. They were on their way to Tore to conduct a humanitarian needs assessment. Three of the aid workers are from two different UN agencies, one from a national NGO and six from three different INGOs. The team was reportedly being held in Minyori by an armed group. All ten aid workers were detained for more than five days before being released on April 30th. Yes Official Report
2405 Apr 26 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO community-based volunteer, working in Gandor clinic in Southern Lietch, was killed by gunfire in Nyandong. Further details are not available but this incident has been verified. Yes Official Report
2406 Apr 26 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 6.876992 31.306979 Unknown Unknown An INGO staff member was killed returning to the NGO clinic in Padeah after having to evacuate the town earlier in the day due to armed conflict between SPLA and armed opposition groups. He was shot on his way back to the village to check on the facility. It is not known who shot him. Yes Official Report
2672 Apr 28 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 4.85 31.6 Police or paramilitary South Sudan National Police Service Two national INGO staff members were detained by police after being falsely accused of trying to rob a motorcycle taxi driver in Juba. While in custody, one of the male national staff members was severely beaten. Yes Focal Point
2408 May 1 2018 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 2.046934 45.318162 Unknown Unknown One United Nations female staff member working for agency's immunization program was shot and killed by armed gunmen in Bakara market in the capital, Mogadishu. Although her duty station was in Baidoa town, she was off-duty in Mogadishu buying items for her upcoming wedding, according to a statement made by a family member. Yes Media
2407 May 2 2018 Somalia 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Office/compound 2.046934 45.318162 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown A female international staff member working for the ICRC was kidnapped from inside the organization's compound by armed men in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening. Local security authorities have called this an inside job and are investigating whether this incident involved a local private security firm that was staffing the compound. At least one guard is suspected of participating in the kidnapping. Information about any of the perpetrators cannot be confirmed at this time. The motive for the kidnapping is unknown and concern for the aid worker's safety have been expressed. Al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab operates in Somalia and is active in Mogadishu. Yes Media
2622 May 3 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.585331 37.056561 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male national staff member of an INGO was kidnapped in Azaz on 03 May 2018 and released on 07 May 2019. Yes Focal Point
2409 May 5 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 35.359532 70.859562 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Police (ANP) One NGO female aid worker in Wama district was shot and killed when an Afghan National Police officer fired his weapon at a group of NGO workers and then fled the scene. Further details about this incident and the motive are unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
2578 May 5 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 34.533814 69.181595 Unknown Unknown One female national INGO staff was struck on her head by a group of armed men after exiting a bank branch. The staff member had withdrawn a large amount of money for office use, which was taken by the armed men after she was assaulted. Yes Focal Point
2572 May 9 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Home 7 19.18333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when armed men in uniform broke into the staff members home, and assaulted then robbed the individual of cash and valuables. Yes Official Report
2723 May 12 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Landmine Combat/Crossfire Unknown 33.5 37 Unknown Unknown One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Jendaires town. Yes Focal Point
2410 May 13 2018 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.52371 -4.118498 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four INGO staff members traveling in an unmarked vehicle were fired upon by an armed group in the Mopti region, approximately three miles (five kilometers) east of Sambere village. Two of the aid workers were wounded and needed to be medically evacuated. Yes Official Report
2411 May 13 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -4.86362 28.75435 Unknown Unknown One INGO staff member was abducted near Penemede, near the administrative border between South Kivu and Maniema, when armed men ambushed an INGO motorcycle convey composed of five workers. Two motorcycles were also taken in the attack. The whereabouts of the worker and the motive for the attack are unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2658 May 14 2018 Algeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Home 36.883333 3.716667 Unaffiliated Not applicable One international female INGO consultant was raped by two individuals in their home on May 14, 2018 in Djinet town. The staff member was offered a site seeing trip by the couple, who then kidnapped her and took her to their residence where the sexual assault occurred. After an investigation charges were laid on both individuals. Yes Media
2412 May 14 2018 South Sudan 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 2 2 12 0 0 12 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.178817 27.956335 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Twelve NGO members went missing in Western Equatorial, near Yangiri, while en route from Tambura to Yambio in a mixed-agency marked convoy. One staff member was able to escape, ten were released on May 18th after negotiations. The last two aid workers, one national and one international, were released on, or around, May 24th. Yes Official Report
2673 May 15 2018 Nicaragua 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 12.136389 -86.251389 Unaffiliated Youths One male international staff member was wounded when a piece of a cement block broke through a vehicle window and struck the staff member in the neck. The incident occurred while two staff members were travelling from the airport, when they encountered a group of youths manning a road block who threw stones and bricks at the vehicle. Yes Focal Point
2560 May 16 2018 South Sudan 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 9.255848 29.80355 Unknown Unknown On May 16 a UN mission convoy of 4 trucks arriving at the UNMISS compound were reportedly ambushed by approximately 30 men, who physically assaulted 5 UN drivers with makeshift weapons (i.e.. stones) and robbed them. The five drivers were treated for their injuries at an INGO medical clinic. Yes Official Report
2616 May 16 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 36.213571 36.770435 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was killed in a vehicle-borne IED explosion in ad-Dana, Syria. The attack occurred close to the organization's compound. Yes Focal Point
2579 May 17 2018 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 13.977809 44.234351 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female national INGO worker was shot and wounded when caught between crossfire. The staff member was travelling from Hawban to Tazi city in the early evening of May 17, 2018, when clashes broke out between the Houthis checkpoint and the first Resistance checkpoint. The staff members car was in the line of fire and she sustained one bullet wound to the leg, which was initially treated at the Revelation Hospital. Yes Focal Point
2413 May 19 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Unknown Project site 33.223252 35.830723 Unknown Unknown One male NGO volunteer was killed by artillery shelling while providing emergency rescue services in Jubata Alkashad city in Quneitra. Yes Media
2692 May 19 2018 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.25 34.583333 Staff member Not applicable One male UN agency staff member was assaulted and killed in Gambela around 9:00pm May 19, 2018. The staff member arrived in Gambela from Pugnido at 5:00pm and reportedly met friends and colleagues at a local hotel. Reports indicate the staff members body was found at 1:00am and cause of death determined to be a large head injury resulting in blood loss. Another UN agency staff member is in custody in relation to the death. Yes Focal Point
2632 May 22 2018 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.224042 29.166706 Unknown Unknown Two male UN contracted staff members were attacked while transporting goods 40km from the town of Rupakona. During the attack the assistant driver was shot and killed, and the driver was severely injured. Yes Focal Point
2415 May 22 2018 South Sudan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.959847 31.210376 Unknown Unknown Seven INGO staff members traveling in and INGO vehicle convoy were ambushed and held by the unknown assailants in Western Equatorial between Lanyi and Gado. Reports indicate the motive was likely economic and the kidnapping was simply a result of an unplanned ambush. There is no follow-up information available at this time. Yes Official Report
2416 May 22 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 1.572747 30.240077 Unknown Unknown Armed assailants ambushed an INGO vehicle that was transporting cash from an airfield to the city center in Irumu territory. When the vehicle came under fire, the four aid workers onboard abandoned the vehicle and ran to hide in the bush. Although two aid workers were able to escape, the other two were found by the gunmen. They were assaulted and stabbed. Yes Official Report
2422 May 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 35.990837 36.937984 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) Five volunteers from a national NGO were shot and killed when armed assailants raided their compound in Al-Hader, Aleppo. The volunteers were blindfolded before being shot. Four died immediately and one died later in the hospital. Two additional volunteers were wounded (not currently counted here because the information cannot be confirmed via the agency) and two more were able to escape the attack. The assailants also stole equipment. Although the motive for the attack and perpetrators are unknown, a few reports pointed to and loosely insinuated that Hayat Tahrir al-Sham may have been involved because they currently control the area. These reports are currently unsubstantiated. On June 3rd, one volunteer that was hurt in the attack the previous week succumbed to his wounds bringing up the total amount of aid workers killed to six. Yes Media
2696 May 26 2018 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 7.216667 48.85 Aid recipient Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded by an aid recipient at a project site. Reports indicate the perpetrator was upset with being missed during an aid distribution. Yes Focal Point
2417 May 30 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Ambush Road 4.089045 30.681738 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A commercial vehicle carrying 15 passengers was attacked by armed men on the Yei-Kaya road about 9 miles (16 km) from Yei. Two people were killed during the ambush, one of which was a reportedly a local NGO aid worker. Yes Official Report
2418 May 30 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.874661 31.589626 Unknown Unknown Two security guards and a driver were assaulted by robbers that broke into an NGO compound around the Tomping area in Juba. They stole personal items and computers. One of the security guards was seriously hurt and required medical attention at the local hospital. Yes Official Report
2591 May 30 2018 Bangladesh 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 23.225332 90.950096 Unknown Unknown A staff member of the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society was poisoned/drugged by criminal perpetrators while traveling from Chattogram to Banskhali Upazila on 30th May 2018. He died in the hospital while undergoing treatment. He was carrying a Red Crescent marked bag and his personal items, including a phone, wallet, documents, ID, and official checks were stolen. The staff member was found unconscious. While it's not possible to discern whether he was specially targeted, it was likely that this was random, according to reports. Yes Focal Point
2421 Jun 1 2018 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female medical volunteer with an NGO was shot and killed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in Gaza during a protest. According to witness reports and cellphone footage, the volunteer was moving with her hands up and identification card displayed toward a protestor who was close to the border fence and had been affected by tear gas. A preliminary IDF investigation stated that she was not specifically targeted in the attack. Yes Media
2419 Jun 2 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 6.038206 31.51063 Unaffiliated Security guard One UN national staff member was stabbed in the neck with a knife by a security guard that may have been inebriated. The staff member had to be medically evacuated to Juba and is reportedly recovering from the attack. The security guard has been arrested. Yes Official Report
2420 Jun 2 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 36.510918 68.903288 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Six people, including one NGO staff member, were abducted by anti-government elements (group unknown) in Aliabad District in Kunduz Province. Yes Official Report
2699 Jun 4 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 9.979167 33.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO guard was injured after being assaulted during an attempted robbery of the INGO office in Maban. The staff member received medical attention for a laceration on his hand. Yes Focal Point
2496 Jun 6 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 6.807249 29.678888 Unknown Unknown One female national NGO staff member was assaulted by two men after she had inquired whether he was a boda-boda driver available for hire. She was beaten and left unconscious on the side of the road. Some passerby assisted her and she was admitted to the hospital. Yes Official Report
2501 Jun 6 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.04497 36.756362 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was killed while conducting search and rescue operations due to earlier bombing activity. The second wave of attacks by Syrian allied forced, reportedly Russia, killed him in Zardana city. Yes Media
2624 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Unknown 32.622434 36.11097 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition An INGO implementing partner's staff member, his wife and daughter (the latter two not counted in the database) were killed by airstrikes. Yes Focal Point
2500 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.016078 40.44654 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer was killed in Umm Al Mayadin, Daraa, during aerial bombing while he was conducting search and rescue operations after an earlier bombing. Yes Media
2503 Jun 7 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.931027 641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One volunteer was injured during aerial bombing in Idlib province, Zardana district. Yes Media
2596 Jun 12 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home -5.946021 29.196717 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was wounded outside of his residence when perpetrators assaulted him with a machete. They also stole his personal belongings and it is reported that was most likely the primary motive. The incident occurred in Kalemie, Tanganyika province. Yes Focal Point
2498 Jun 13 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.996037 19.185032 Unknown Unknown A number of UN contracted trucks were looted on the Kaga-Bandoro axis in Ouham Prefecture. The armed men forced the vehicles to stop and physically assaulted the truck drivers. A total of four contracted drivers were assaulted with one being injured. The food items that were on the truck were stolen by the perpetrators and the injured driver was admitted into a medical facility for treatment. Yes Official Report
2689 Jun 19 2018 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 32.887222 13.191389 Police or paramilitary Police One national INGO staff member was shot and injured when caught in police operation crossfire on a road in Tripoli. Yes Focal Point
2509 Jun 19 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.626434 36.103306 Unknown Unknown One national male volunteer in Nahta city was killed during search and rescue operations after the area was hit by artillery fire. Yes Media
2505 Jun 21 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.931027 36.641778 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national volunteer was killed while conducting a search and rescue mission. He was killed when the second aerial attack hit Idlib, Syria. Yes Media
2623 Jun 25 2018 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.5 41.88333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable A male staff member of an INGO was killed when the public transport bus he was riding on was shot at by armed attackers. A total of 26 people were on the bus, of which 3 were killed and others wounded. Yes Focal Point
2502 Jun 25 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.751027 36.301039 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male volunteer was killed while conducting rescue operations after an artillery shelling took place on Alhrak city. Another bombing took place while the rescue operations were underway. Yes Media
2504 Jun 26 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.834404 36.344392 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national volunteer was killed during an aerial bombing attack in Busra al Harir, Daraa. He was conducting a search and rescue mission after earlier bombardment impacted the area. Yes Media
2707 Jun 28 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.628333 36.226111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national male INGO staff members were killed during an airstrike in Tiba, Sayda, rural farmland in Daraa. Two staff members where at home at the time of the strike, and one was attempting to flee. Yes Focal Point
2633 Jun 30 2018 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.799568 33.552246 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two male UN contracted drivers were attacked and shot after delivering food to a village in Maban District, Upper Nile. One staff member, the driver assistant, died from his wounds two days after the attack. The driver survived although was severely wounded. Yes Focal Point
2639 Jun 30 2018 Guinea 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.883333 -10.166667 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was ambushed near Yende in Kissidougou, and serioulsy injured by the unknown armed perpetrators. Yes Focal Point
2668 Jun 30 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Detention Custody 37.05 41.22 Unknown Unknown One international and three national staff members were reportedly taken after a meeting with local dignitaries in Qamishli, North East Syria. The four staff members were released in December 2018. Yes Focal Point
2724 Jun 30 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 32.616667 36.1 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed during aerial bombardment of Em Almiazen town in Daraa district. Yes Focal Point
2705 Jul 2 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 32.737778 36.06875 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One female national INGO staff member was killed when an airstrike hit her home in Tafas, Daraa. The aerial bombardment happened at 3:00am LT, and the staff members baby was also killed in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2518 Jul 4 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.19729 31.76986 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One assistant driver was killed when gunmen attacked a two-truck humanitarian UN agency convoy near Mongalla town in Jubek state. Yes Focal Point
2580 Jul 4 2018 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 0.347596 32.58252 Police or paramilitary Police One male national INGO staff member while on leave in Kampala, was caught amidst a riot while travelling. Police fired to disperse the crowd and the staff member was shot in the leg. Yes Focal Point
2716 Jul 7 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -1.292066 36.821945 Unknown Unknown One female national INGO staff member was injured during an armed robbery/assault and was required to stay at the hospital overnight due to the injuries. The assault occurred in Nairobi, as the woman exited a cab when it was then stolen. The taxi driver also had to spend several days in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2581 Jul 9 2018 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 14.634915 -90.506882 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was killed around 12:30 on July 9, 2018 by a group of unidentified assailants while riding his motorbike. Yes Focal Point
2582 Jul 9 2018 Nigeria 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.464143 8.450353 Unknown Unknown 5 male national INGO staff members (1 driver and 4 project officers) were kidnapped while travelling from Yola to Abuja. At 3:59pm on July 9, 2018 one staff member confirmed they had arrived in Jos; following this call contact was lost. The supervisor was alerted of the kidnapping at midnight that evening after a phone call from one of the staff. No further information is known at this time. Yes Focal Point
2634 Jul 11 2018 Yemen 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 13.05863 44.86451 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) Two national male UN staff members were hit in a contracted truck by an airstrike at Ayrim Junction in Lahij. The driver died and the assistant was seriously injured in the SLC attack reportedly aimed at military vehicles. Yes Focal Point
2507 Jul 12 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -6.274012 27.9249 Unknown Unknown Two INGO national staff members were released on July 13th after IDPs negotiated for their release with the assailants who abducted them the previous day along the Kalemie-Nyemba-Nyunzu road near Nyemba village. A total of 6 staff members were stopped on the road, robbed, and then 4 were released leaving two with the assailants until the next day. Yes Official Report
2618 Jul 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 34.97586 36.51221 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national staff member was wounded by aerial bombing when her home was hit. Yes Focal Point
2499 Jul 16 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 7.300804 18.288171 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was shot when armed assailants forced their way into an INGO compound and opened fire, before fleeing. The INGO was then secured by a MINUSCA patrol and the injured staff member received medical treatment for their injuries. The motive for the attack is being investigated. Yes Official Report
2515 Jul 16 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.847202 31.595166 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One NGO security guard was hurt when several armed men stormed the NGO's compound. The assailants initially opened fire on the team of guards, who were able to flee the gunfire. However, they caught up with the one guard and assaulted him. Although the injuries were reported to be minor, he did require medical attention. The assailants fled without taking anything from the compound. Yes Official Report
2598 Jul 16 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Unknown 31.612181 65.712219 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An INGO national volunteer and his brother were physically assaulted by AOG (brother not counted in the AWSD). Reportedly, the assault occurred because the AOG was opposed to their association with the INGO. Yes Focal Point
2701 Jul 19 2018 Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 2.9 23.483333 Host State Military Two national INGO staff members (1 male and 1 female) were injured during a raid of the INGO office/compound. Reportedly, government military forced their way into the INGO facility and injured the staff members as an intimidation tactic. Yes Focal Point
2562 Jul 19 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 12 12 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 34.875746 70.993766 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) 12 employees of a demining NGO were abducted by a group of armed men reportedly associated with the Islamic State. The group of deminers were working in a remote area of Kunar province at the request of tribal leaders, who are now attempting to mediate their release. As of January 2019 their status is unknown. Pending Media
2597 Jul 20 2018 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -5.946021 29.196717 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was assaulted with a machete and wooden bats by perpetrators during a robbery of his residence. Personal belongings were taken and the primary motive for this incident was reported to be theft. The incident occurred in Kalemie, Tanganyika. Yes Focal Point
2508 Jul 21 2018 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -0.153679 29.179937 Unknown Unknown One local NGO national staff member was kidnapped between the early hours of July 21-22 in Kasesa village, west of Lubero. Yes Official Report
2661 Jul 27 2018 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Unknown Public location 3.866667 11.516667 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was injured in a pub in Yaounde after being attacked and beaten. Information about the perpetrators is unknown. Yes Focal Point
2583 Jul 28 2018 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.44038 70.441856 State: unknown Not applicable 3 national INGO staff were killed and 2 wounded during an aerial bombardment of a project site at 11:15 on July 28, 2018 in Police District #03. Yes Focal Point
2635 Jul 30 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.584522 29.952998 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and killed by unknown assailants when his truck was ambushed between Atibab and Thon Aduel in Lakes District. Yes Focal Point
2506 Jul 31 2018 Afghanistan 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Complex attack Raid Project site 34.419849 70.472943 Non-state armed group: Global Islamic State (IS) An attack on the Ministry of Refugees and Returnees office in Jalalabad killed at least fifteen people, including UN and INGO staff members. Another UN aid worker was wounded in the complex attack. It began when a suicide car bomb was detonated and followed by a gunfight that lastest several hours between Afghan security forces and two shooters that had taken hostages. Reportedly, as many as thirty people were wounded and no group has taken responsibility for the attack. The attack apparently took place during a meeting with NGOs working on refugee issues. Yes Media
2688 Aug 1 2018 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.85 44.233333 Non-state armed group: Subnational Militia One national INGO staff member was shot and injured when caught in crossfire involving a local militia in a public location in Dujail, Saladin province. Yes Focal Point
2512 Aug 1 2018 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 5.348133 30.326254 Unknown Unknown Three armed men stopped NGO staff members traveling from a field exercise in Mudri West and robbed the team. Two female staff members received minor injuries during the attack and were treated at Mudri. Personal belongings, programme related items, and cash were stolen. Yes Official Report
2513 Aug 1 2018 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 5.037845 21.209981 Unknown Unknown A national staff member of a local NGO was found dead on the road between Alindao airfield and the city center. His motorcycle was also found charred. No further details are available at this time. Yes Official Report
2511 Aug 2 2018 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.210744 -1.988153 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was abducted by armed gunmen while he was traveling on public transportation in the Douentza Cercle, Boni-Monodoro axis. He was released unharmed on August 4th. Yes Official Report
2563 Aug 2 2018 Bangladesh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown 21.5019 91.8922 Unaffiliated Not applicable The body of one UN international staff member was found by a fishing boat near Sonadia Island by Cox's Bazar on August 2 at 11:30am, after being missing since July 30. Cause of death has not been released but local authorities arrested two individuals in connection with the murder as the investigation continues. Yes Focal Point
2725 Aug 3 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.1333 36.75 Foreign or coalition forces Unknown One male national NGO volunteer was killed during aerial bombardment, that was reported as attacks on the aid worker team. Yes Focal Point
2510 Aug 3 2018 DR Congo 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.398474 28.814284 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Seven UN local implementing partners were abducted in North Kivu on August 2nd, 2018. The convoy of two vehicles was stopped by armed assailants East of Masisi center. The Congolese nationals were kidnapped but the two drivers and their vehicles were released. On August 3rd, two of the seven staff members were released after being seriously assaulted. They were treated for their wounds in Masisi. Reportedly a ransom has been requested for the remaining staff members. Yes Official Report
2514 Aug 9 2018 Somalia 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 3.111621 43.491606 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Armed men reportedly abducted Somali Red Crescent staff members near Baidoa town on August 9th. The staff members were on a mission to provide aid to drought-affected beneficiaries when they were abducted from the camp at gunpoint during a food distribution operation. It's unclear who kidnapped the staff members but militants have previously carried out attacks in the region. The staff members were released on 23rd August 2018. Yes Focal Point
2516 Aug 11 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Unknown Unknown 9.53082 31.65955 Non-state armed group: National Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded in Malakal on August 11th. The staff member was initially treated at an INGO clinic in Malakal before being evacuated to Juba for surgery. Allegedly, the shooter was an SPLA soldier. Yes Official Report
2599 Aug 11 2018 Somalia 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.05003 45.322399 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two female health workers employed by a local NGO were abducted by an AOG. Local community members negotiated for their release. The staff members were held for approximately 36 hours. Yes Focal Point
2700 Aug 15 2018 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 4.85 31.6 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two male national INGO staff members were injured when a mob situation turned riot in Juba and they were assaulted. Yes Focal Point
2647 Aug 17 2018 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site -3.38413 29.1415 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three INGO contractors were kidnapped during a raid on their project site in Uvira. The were released after several days. Yes Focal Point
2555 Aug 19 2018 DR Congo 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -6.699833 29.498361 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia Four members of the Red Cross were reportedly kidnapped in Katanga state, Tanganyika province, by a group of Hapa Na Pale Mayi Mayi militants. It is unkown whether the members have been released. Pending Media
2556 Aug 20 2018 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 31.485479 34.48684 Host State Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male employee of an INGO was shot and killed by Isreali border soldiers in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for allegedly approaching the Gaza Strip/Israel border fence with a weapon. Yes Media
2665 Aug 23 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Detention Custody 7.18 34.1 State: unknown Not applicable One national INGO staff driver was abducted when reportedly forced to transport government authorities on official business. On August 23 at 9:00LT, the staff member was requested at a local government office where his services were demanded. After his refusal was allegedly rejected, the INGO staff member transported authorities for three days where he was forced to cover his own living costs and was not allowed to contact his family. After completion of the request the staff member was released unharmed, but not compensated. Yes Focal Point
2519 Aug 25 2018 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 5.10223 20.41207 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two national staff members were reportedly killed during clashes between anti-Balaka elements and Rassemblement Patriotique pour le Renouveau de Centrafrique (RPRC) combatants in Bournou. Eleven other people were injured in the incident. It is currently unknown whether any of the injured are aid workers. Yes Official Report
2520 Aug 29 2018 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Road 14.18412 43.22871 Unknown Unknown One UN contracted truck driver was hit during shelling and had to be hospitalized in Al-Khawkha. He was making his way from Aden to At-Tuhayta in an area controlled by the Internationally Recognized Government of Yemen (IRG). The driver is expected to recover. Yes Official Report
2522 Aug 31 2018 South Sudan 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Bodily assault Ambush Road 8.468179 25.677397 Host State Unknown Three national staff members (including one male driver) were physically assaulted when their vehicle was stopped by soldiers in Raja. The soldier's said that they stopped the vehicle because they refused to stop earlier when they passed through the town. Money was also taken from them. All three required medical attention for their wounds. Yes Official Report
2523 Sep 2 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Ambush Road 7.170803 30.109512 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national staff member was killed when an armed group ambushed their vehicle south of Limbe on the Lainya-Yei road in Central Equatorial. The driver was able to get away and alert authorities in Limbe. SPLA soldiers recovered the victim's body and the vehicle at the scene. Yes Official Report
2550 Sep 3 2018 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Home 12.35216 -7.986576 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On September 3 the head of a national NGO was kidnapped from in front on his home in Kalaban Koura, Bamako, by unkown perpetrators posing in uniform. After a police operation the victim was released on September 9 and treated for minor injuries. Pending Media
2674 Sep 4 2018 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being attacked with a knife during an argument with an unknown individual, in Guatemala City. Yes Focal Point
2702 Sep 10 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One international INGO staff member was reportedly kidnapped by Taliban members, due to mistaken identity. The staff member was travelling in Paktika Province when the road ambush occurred. He was released two days later. Yes Focal Point
2521 Sep 12 2018 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Public location Non-state armed group: National Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SLA/AW) One national INGO staff member was assaulted at Daya village in Golo area. The staff member was admitted to Golo hospital for treatment. The assailants were reportedly part of the SLA/AW. Further information about the reason behind this attack is not available at this time. Yes Official Report
2690 Sep 19 2018 Iraq 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 36.316667 44 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female national NGO staff member was sexually assaulted in Erbil, Iraq on September 19, 2018. The assault reportedly occurred in a marketplace and the perpetrator was an aggressive vendor. Yes Focal Point
2525 Sep 19 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 7.050637 33.008586 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national staff member was caught between inter-communal violence in Likuangole, Pibor County. The staff member sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound in the crossfire. Yes Official Report
2524 Sep 24 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 4.872864 31.551515 Unknown Unknown An NGO staff member was reportedly killed in Juba by gunmen during the night in the Gudele area of the city. Reportedly, the staff member was not the intended target of the shooting and the death was accidental. Yes Official Report
2933 Sep 29 2018 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 4.45 20.983333 Unknown Unknown One NGO staff member was seriously wounded when armed men attacked an NGO office in Zangba. Pending ACLED
2708 Sep 29 2018 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 7.216667 48.85 Aid recipient Not applicable One male national INGO worker was seriously injured after being assaulted by a disgruntled aid recipient who was reportedly not included in an aid distribution. Yes Focal Point
2527 Oct 2 2018 DR Congo 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.140692 29.335015 Unaffiliated Community members Two members of the Red Cross were wounded when community members attacked them while they were performing safe Ebola burials in Butembo. They were treated in the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Yes Media
2629 Oct 3 2018 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Raid Project site 36.1317 65.554 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four national NGO staff were abducted while conducting an assessment of a drought response project in Sayyad district, of Sar-e-pol province. Seven staff members were originally abducted in the incident, with three being released after several hours. The remaining four staff members were released 2 days later. Yes Focal Point
2604 Oct 6 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Mob violence Public location 34.4823 66.2724 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female national INGO staff member was hit by crossfire during a mob incident and later died in the hospital on October 6, 2018. The mob reportedly erupted as the group tried to prevent the arrest of a local commander by the military. Yes Focal Point
2628 Oct 8 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4127 64.5123 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two national staff, one employed by a LNGO and one employed by an INGO, were abducted in Sangan, Ghor province. Following extensive negotiations between the anti-government kidnapper elements and the Herat access team, the two aid workers were released after 5 days. Yes Focal Point
2529 Oct 16 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 4.771099 33.58823 Unknown Unknown One local NGO staff member in Kapoeta was shot in the abdomen when armed assailants broke into the organization's compound. The staff member was taken to the hospital, but there is no further information about his prognosis. The motive for the attack is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2638 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 4.775 33.59 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers were attacked and seriously injured when they were attacked after stopping their aid convoy in a camp in Kapoeta for the night. The international staff member was evacuated to Juba and later to Nairobi for further treatment. The national UN contracted driver received medical treatment at a local hospital. Yes Focal Point
2675 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Unknown 8.366917 31.136611 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was taken by an opposition group after a dispute regarding the INGO project's drilling equipment in Jiech, Jonglei state. The staff member was released after 2 weeks, but had injuries to various parts of his body. Yes Focal Point
2528 Oct 17 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Home 4.771099 33.58823 Unknown Unknown An international NGO staff member was shot by armed assailants in Hai Malakal, Kapoeta in Eastern Equatorial. The victim, who was at home at the time, was admitted to a hospital in Kapoeta and later evacuated to Nairobi for further medical treatment. The motive for the incident is unknown. Yes Official Report
2652 Oct 18 2018 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 15.566667 49.233334 Unaffiliated Community members One male national contractor was shot at the INGO's project site after being assaulted by individuals from the local community. The motive for the attack is unknown. The incident occurred in or close to Raydah. Yes Focal Point
2625 Oct 23 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -0.10309 34.756062 Unknown Unknown A male staff member of an INGO was attacked by unknown assailants near his residence during the evening. The attack led to severe head injuries and a crack on his skull. Yes Focal Point
2641 Oct 23 2018 Ethiopia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Project site 9.5 42.7 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted driver was shot and seriously wounded while distributing food in an IDP camp in Chinaksen. Yes Focal Point
2595 Oct 23 2018 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.967183 20.093937 Unknown Unknown Two national male INGO staff members were assaulted during a robbery. The theft occurred on the road while they were traveling between Chenda and Kedja village. The staff members were assaulted after valuables were taken. Yes Focal Point
2535 Oct 24 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 9.407323 31.162239 Unaffiliated Not applicable An NGO national staff member was shot dead in the line of duty in what was a revenge killing in Fangak, Jonglei. Yes Official Report
2532 Oct 25 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 36.603113 69.104049 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable The body of one INGO staff member was found in Khanabad District not far from where he was abducted from by anti-government elements on October 25th. Yes Official Report
2564 Oct 25 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 9.53082 31.65955 Unknown Unknown One male security guard reportedly sustained injuries that required medical attention after a group of three males assaulted him at the PoC gate in Malakal. A UN contractor was also involved in the assault, but did not sustain injuries (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2531 Oct 28 2018 South Sudan 0 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 10 0 0 1 1 11 9 2 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.34307 31.07268 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable An INGO convoy was attacked traveling on the Juba-Lainya road by several armed men at Kwerjik. One INGO national staff member was killed and ten other staff members were abducted. Seventeen staff members that were part of the convoy were able to flee and reach the South Sudan Peoples Defence Force (SSPDF) camp. All the abducted staff members were later released. Yes Official Report
2932 Oct 31 2018 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO motorcycle driver delivered vaccines to a hospital in Batangafo. After the delivery he stopped at an IDP site at 10:00pm where he had an altercation with a group of men for unknown reasons and was hit on the head with a machete. Yes ACLED
2533 Oct 31 2018 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.304913 30.141992 Unknown Unknown An INGO security guard was attacked in Leer while he was off-duty and standing behind the INGO's compound. He sustained serious injuries and was taken to a medical facility for treatment. The suspects escaped. Yes Official Report
2626 Nov 1 2018 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.77482 -16.36052 Unknown Unknown A female security guard at an INGO office was attacked by unidentified armed assailants and suffered knife injuries to her head and face. Yes Focal Point
2534 Nov 2 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 9.29502 29.964754 Unknown Unknown An NGO vehicle was ambushed by armed men while travelling from Koch at the Nimni road junction. Two people were hurt in the attack, one was an NGO staff member. They were admitted to the hospital in Bentiu to have their gunshot wounds treated. Yes Official Report
2663 Nov 4 2018 Cameroon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 9.3 13.4 Unknown Unknown Two international INGO staff were assaulted and robbed of their phones. One staff member was hit by a perpetrator and required stitches on the wound. Yes Focal Point
2687 Nov 4 2018 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Ambush Road 32.5 68.8 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One national INGO staff member while travelling through Paktika province, was kidnapped and subsequently murdered by his captors. Reports indicate the motive is unknown, but the perpetrators are Taliban members. Yes Focal Point
2536 Nov 10 2018 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 12.0126 27.73993 Unknown Unknown Near Agok Sector South, a security guard working for an INGO was shot by an unknown gunman from behind at Wunpeth town while off duty. He died at the hospital. The incident is being investigated by police with UNISFA assistance. Yes Official Report
2542 Nov 10 2018 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.639904 40.312878 Unknown Unknown One Red Cross (RC) staff member was wounded when assailants opened fire on the RC vehicle, which was traveling in Ruqa, Garissa County. The team was traveling Masalani to Ijara to conduct assessments on projects that they were implementing in the towns. The shots came from the bush. The injured staff member was evacuated to Malindi for further treatment. The rest of the team were not physically injured and received psychosocial support. Yes Media
2636 Nov 11 2018 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 5.53 16.32 Unknown Unknown One male national UN contracted staff member was shot and killed during an ambush. He was travelling on the road between Bassangoa and Paoua when his truck carrying food items was ambushed by unknown assailants. Yes Focal Point
2539 Nov 11 2018 DR Congo 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Unknown Unknown Unknown -1.554059 29.189061 Unknown Unknown The head of a local NGO was reported missing in Goma. For the purposes of the AWSD, this incident was listed as a kidnapping, however, that has not been confirmed and, therefore, the designation is likely to change. According to reports, she is mentioned as being an activist. Whether that had something to do with her disappearance cannot be confirmed. Yes Official Report
2541 Nov 12 2018 Mali 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 9 9 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Public location 16.28348 -0.04271 Non-state armed group: Regional Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM) 9 international UN demining contractors were among those wounded after a vehicle-borne suicide attack by the Group to Support Islam and Muslims (GSIM), exploded in a residential area of Gao. One of the staff members was seriously hurt even though they all required medical attention. Two other UN peacekeepers were killed and 16 others (including the aid workers) were hospitalized. Yes Focal Point
2538 Nov 15 2018 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.993502 29.163729 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were killed in an ambush while travelling by motorcycle between Fatuma and Maendeleo village along the Kalemie-Moba road axis. The bodies were recovered and brought back to Kalemie on November 17th, 2018. The means of attack consisted of bodily assault by stabbing and shooting. It is currently unknown who the perpetrators were and what the motive was for the attack. Yes Official Report
2557 Nov 15 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.11 36.5 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male NGO staff was shot and killed by incidental crossfire after a weapon was fired at a wedding in Suhara town, in Western Aleppo governate. Pending Media
2547 Nov 18 2018 Mexico 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 Shooting Raid Project site 18.593416 -99.692483 Criminal Unknown One Red Cross volunteer handing out winter supplies (NFI distributions) was shot and killed when a distribution site was attacked. Nine other staff members were also injured, with two male employees and one female employee requiring medical attention for serious leg wounds. The attack on the aid station in San Juan Tener Yes Media
2537 Nov 20 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 4.837629 31.548639 Criminal Unknown One national NGO contracted driver was heading home (most likely on foot) when he was attacked by a criminal gang that brandished machetes. This was a violent assault which led to the hospitalization of the driver. The incident occurred in the Hai Loklili residential area, close to Jebek Kujur in Central Equatorial. The motive for the attack is unknown. Yes Official Report
2540 Nov 20 2018 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Public location -3.117136 39.627166 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One female international staff member of an INGO was kidnapped by armed men that are suspected of being al-Shabaab militants. The attack occurred when the group raided Chakama, a coastal town in Kenya. During the attack, five other people were shot. According to reports, the militants were demanding money from the local populace and then decided to take the staff member. There is conflicting information on whether the abducted staff member was the area director of the INGO or a volunteer. Yes Media
2630 Nov 23 2018 El Salvador 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 13.48 -89.183 Criminal MS-13 One female UN Agency staff member was robbed and raped by a supposed MS-13 gang member while on her way to the organization office. The assailant threatened the staff member with a knife during the attack. Yes Focal Point
2543 Nov 24 2018 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Raid Project site 7.299303 15.528852 Non-state armed group: National Unknown Two INGO local staff members were kidnapped in Gbama village, Haute-Kotto prefecture. Reports say that they were abducted by anti-Balaka fighters as they were providing vaccinations to children in the village. The aid workers were also tortured. They were released on 03/12. Yes Official Report
2655 Nov 28 2018 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member on security duty, was injured during a robbery attempt on a project site in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Although the assault was minor, the staff member required medical attention for his injuries. Yes Focal Point
2544 Nov 29 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 36.662982 39.069734 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One local driver of an NGO was wounded in a drive-by-shooting Incident in Deir Ezzor when the multi-agency convoy that he was part of was targeted by unknown armed men. Three motorcycles were driven by the assailants, who opened fire as the convoy was travelling through Thiban. The wounded driver was taken to the hospital. Yes Official Report
2617 Nov 29 2018 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 33.312805 44.361488 Host state Unknown An armed raid on the organization's office by a state authority resulted in one national staff member being wounded. Yes Focal Point
2545 Dec 4 2018 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.39465 36.6894 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO staff member was killed in an IED explosion in Jendeires town while he was on duty. Yes Media
2546 Dec 7 2018 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Public location 4.40998 32.574711 Unknown Unknown A male UN agency national staff member was assaulted and robbed of his cellphone and cash by two unknown perpetrators in the street while travelling home from town at 8:30pm in Torit. The staff member suffered minor injuries and was treated locally for them. Yes Official Report
2548 Dec 17 2018 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -1.360432 28.79195 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male UN Agency driver was shot and killed during an ambush of their 2-vehicle convoy, roughly 70km north-west of Goma at Loashi at 8:30am. The food distribution mission aimed to reached Nyabiondo, but was reportedly ambushed by three armed men in civilian clothes. Yes Official Report
2567 Dec 17 2018 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 4.092673 30.677393 Unaffiliated Spouse One male national NGO staff was assaulted and had his fingers broken by the husband of another female staff member at the husbands home in Yei. Due to a personal grievance the female staff and the male staff member where detained and reportedly tortured by the female staff members husband. The female staff member did not require medical attention, but both staff members were suspended during the investigation. Yes Official Report
2640 Dec 21 2018 Uganda 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 3.53 31.35 Aid recipient Not applicable In total 13 UN staff members were caught amongst a mob inside the Bidi Bidi Refugee settlement. 5 staff members were able to escape, and 3 were injured by crude weapons and required medical attention. Vehicles were also damaged during the mob violence. Yes Focal Point
2648 Dec 22 2018 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site -3.689481 30.784619 Unknown Unknown One guard was seriously assaulted at a Nduta camp by a group of individuals that ran away after the attack. The staff member had to be hospitalized for several days. The motive for the attack is not known. Yes Focal Point
2551 Dec 26 2018 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 30.221951 67.023048 Unknown Unknown One female NGO employee working on a Polio program was shot and killed by unknown perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2569 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 35.810357 36.612625 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was abducted and killed during the week of January 1-6 (exact date unknown) in the Idlib region of Syria. Gender/organization/exact location unknown at this time. Information received from a public UN press briefing. Yes Media
2858 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 36.2849665 36.8519377 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male national INGO staff was killed and two others wounded when an armed group affiliated with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) stormed the INGO supported hospital and began shooting randomly. Focal Point reports indicate, clashes erupted between armed factions near Daret Izza town in Aleppo Governate, and the hospital was hit with shelling and small arms fire. Some staff were evacuated, but others were not able to leading to the injuries and death. Yes Focal Point
2558 Jan 5 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 7.300804 18.288171 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member was shot by a group of armed men who entered the INGO compound in Batangafo by force and demanded to see the field coordinator. Once their request was denied, the group opened fire shooting the staff member. They then fired an RPG and fled. MINUSCA responded and transported the injured staff member to the hospital where he died of his injuries. Seven INGO staff members were transported out of the compound to an temporary location for security. Yes Official Report
2588 Jan 7 2019 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 36.341584 43.129139 Police or paramilitary Police One male guard at an IDP camp south of Mosul was reportedly taken into custody after refusing entry into the camp by a group of armed local police in an armored vehicle. Information from the reports outlined this refusal was in accordance with the April 2017 government directive barring armed personnel from entering camps. After the guard left work at the camp he was arrested on allegations of ISIS affiliation, and later beaten as well as robbed at the local police station. He was reportedly released later that night after colleague intervention. Yes Media
2979 Jan 8 2019 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 14.766667 -91.183333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male staff member was injured after he was assaulted by unknown perpetrators who ambushed a bus and robbed its passengers. The bus was travelling from Solola to Chimaltenango, when 6 passengers began shooting on the bus, threatening the passengers, and disrupting the route. The staff member had his injuries checked at a medical clinic. Yes Focal Point
2908 Jan 10 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 15.7030403 43.6039301 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO contracted truck driver was assaulted and injured by a mob of 50 civilians in the Kuaidenah Market. Reports indicate 50% of the truck contents were taken by the mob. Yes Focal Point
2917 Jan 12 2019 Yemen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.0365406 14.4290236 Non-state armed group: Subnational Tuareg tribe Three UN agency contracted truck drivers were kidnapped by a NSAG suspected to be connected with the Tuarge tribe. They were held until January 19 and released after negotiations. Yes Focal Point
2566 Jan 15 2019 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.394673 18.558189 Criminal Unknown One male UN international staff member was injured when shot during a carjacking incident at the 14 villas neighbourhood of Bangui. After injuring him in the leg, the two unknown assailants fled the scene with the staff members vehicle, which was later recovered by security forces in the Yasmadi neighbourhood of Bangui. The international staff member was treated at a hospital and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
2980 Jan 17 2019 Philippines 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.22 125.07 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members travelling by motorbike in Polomolok were shot when unknown perpetrators on separate motorbikes ambushed the staff members, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Once the injured staff regained consciousness he realized all their belongings were taken including their motorbike. Yes Focal Point
2568 Jan 18 2019 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home 5.767948 20.675651 Unknown Unknown One male humanitarian staff was killed during a violent burglary of his home in Bambari. Yes Media
2958 Jan 19 2019 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Public location 5.316667 -4.033333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured during an armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
2610 Jan 19 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 5.767948 20.675651 Non-state armed group: Subnational Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC) One INGO staff member and a local teacher (not counted here) were reportedly killed amidst a barrage of gunfire on January 19, 2019, in Bambari Town. Reports indicate UCP militants and UN soldiers were present in the area and involved in the violent clash. Pending Media
2847 Jan 20 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -4.08 31.01 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured during a break in and was admitted to the hospital for his injuries. Yes Focal Point
2971 Jan 23 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 16.2716694 -0.04472 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was assaulted and injured after a group of 7 people were ambushed at an illegal checkpoint in Mamadou Talatou, Gao. Yes Focal Point
2875 Jan 24 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 21.2237441 92.1057549 Criminal Bandits One national male INGO staff member was injured when unknown criminal bandits raided the office compound in Ukhia area of Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
2570 Jan 26 2019 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.44038 70.441856 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national staff was injured when a magnetic IED, attached to a UN implementing partner vehicle responsible for mine clearance, detonated, also killing a dependent of the staff member (not counted here) in the vehicle. Yes Official Report
2575 Jan 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Detention Custody 36.202106 37.134258 Unknown Unknown One national male NGO volunteer was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators and shot and killed after being held for one week. Yes Media
2860 Jan 27 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.640183 29.178362 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was kidnapped by a suspected criminal group on the road between Goma and Sake. The staff member was among 6 other passengers travelling in private vehicles when they were ambushed near the forest. After the kidnappers made contact with the staff members wife and requested ransom, he was released the following afternoon. Yes Focal Point
2642 Jan 28 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 15.348333 44.206389 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female INGO director was reportedly summoned for questioning by Houthi rebels to their headquarters on January 28 in Sanaa, and after not returning to the organization was assumed kidnapped by the rebels. She was released on February 16, 2019 after international diplomatic pressure. Yes Media
2611 Jan 28 2019 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 2.77162 32.297421 Unknown Unknown Two male national INGO guards were assaulted and injured when a group of unknown assailants raided the INGO office in Gulu city on January 28, 2019 at 2:00am local time. Reports indicate organization resources estimated at millions of shilings were damaged during the incident. The two staff members were treated at the Victory Medical Center after the attack. Yes Media
2952 Feb 1 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.03 38.74 Unknown Unknown One international male INGO staff member was choked by a perpetrator on the street until he lost consciousness. He was then robbed of all belongings. Yes Focal Point
2981 Feb 1 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.7307932 81.1216761 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry individual in Kotaweheragala while visiting the house of a client. He was admitted to the Sirigala Hospital for treatment of injuries to his face. Yes Focal Point
2906 Feb 2 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was taken from her house in Chittagong by 7 masked men at 6:30pm. The unknown men forcibly covered her face and dragged her out of her house to a nearby field. The perpetrators assaulted and robbed the staff member, cut her hair, threatened her to stop working for the INGO and get married. Focal point reports also indicate the staff member explained other members of her family had been threatened and assaulted in recent months. Yes Focal Point
2905 Feb 5 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 21.43392 91.98703 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff was wounded after mob violence among unaffiliated civilians erupted on the main road to Thainghkhali, near Cox's Bazar. Focal point reports indicate, a group of civilians were stopping buses and INGO vehicles insisting ID's and documents be checked. The staff member was beaten and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he was released later the same day. 4 staff members of a separate INGO were also assaulted but we are uable to confirm the extent of their injuries at this time. Yes Focal Point
2677 Feb 5 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.4833 29.45 Unaffiliated Community members One Ebola response team member was assaulted and injured when a group of local residents clashed with aid workers after the transfer of an Ebola case to Tako village in Beni Territory. The organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2902 Feb 8 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 12.0488796 24.8806896 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed when an unknown civilian entered the INGO compound in Nyala and began shooting. Yes Focal Point
2972 Feb 8 2019 Mali 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.4842997 -4.18296 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 3 male INGO national staff members were kidnapped by an armed group in the area while travelling through Mopti region. They were held for 5 days then released. Yes Focal Point
2576 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.79209 44.294258 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One male and one female national humanitarian workers were reportedly shot and killed by a Houthi sniper while delivering aid in the Abar area east of the city of Taiz. Yes Media
2612 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 15.328226 45.874382 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One national male UN contracted staff was injured when his truck carrying aid was reportedly hit by an SLC airstrike in Al Hashawah district, on route to Al Akaik. All commodities in the truck were totally damaged. Yes Official Report
2993 Feb 11 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -10.6197026 26.3190398 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was shot in the leg in his home after a group of unknown perpetrators broke into his home to steal goods and a cash wedding dowry. Yes Focal Point
2890 Feb 14 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.5517702 32.5324097 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when a civilian attacked him in the office compound in Khartoum. Yes Focal Point
2584 Feb 18 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Project site 35.825691 36.682449 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO volunteer was critically wounded after a VBIED exploded, while carrying out humanitarian duties in Idlib. The volunteer is reportedly in a coma due to these injuries. Yes Media
2711 Feb 19 2019 Burkina Faso 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.480656 -1.558156 Unknown Unknown A Red Cross vehicle was ambushed on route between Kaya and Djibo. Unknown perpetrators kidnapped three Red Cross staff and their driver. One staff was released on March 23, 2019, another on April 29, 2019, and one remains in captivity as of June 2020. Yes ACLED
2585 Feb 21 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 6.203993 31.558729 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) One INGO staff member distributing food in the morning inside the PoC site was assaulted by an IDP. The reason for the assault is unknown, and the staff member's minor injuries were treated locally. Yes Official Report
2852 Feb 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road -0.1549602 29.2437011 Unknown Unknown One UN agency contracted driver transporting 33 tons of food from Goma to Mangina was killed near the town of Kasegha, south of Lubero. Focal point reports indicate the driver exited the vehicle for a rest and a nearby grenade unearthed on the road by a construction worker exploded. Yes Focal Point
2884 Feb 27 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 6.5423298 21.98633 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after an INGO project site was raided. Yes Focal Point
2586 Feb 28 2019 Somalia 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.76956 42.06527 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 6 national aid workers have reportedly been kidnapped in the Gedo region of Somalia. Initial reports indicate around 10 people were taken, but some managed to escape and alert authorities. Although no group has officially taken responsibility, Al Shabaab is being blamed. Yes Media
2589 Mar 1 2019 Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 13.376944 44.478333 Unknown Unknown An INGO contracted truck struck a landlmine while passing by Al-Huwaimi village on March 1, injuring two. No further details available at this time. Yes Official Report
2607 Mar 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35 38 Unknown Unknown One male International staff member died while working in a medical facility in a refugee camp when the area was hit by an airstrike. Details regarding the exact date/location and administration within the camp is unknown at this time. Yes Media
2874 Mar 3 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One national male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry beneficiary for unknown reasons in the Azraq Refugee Camp. Yes Focal Point
2914 Mar 4 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO reception centre guard was injured when he was attacked by a group of nearby male civilians. INGO staff were attempting to instruct a woman on infant bathing safety, when she became irritable. As the group of nearby men heard the issue they approached the staff holding knives. The staff fled and the nearby guard attempted to control the mob when he was stabbed. He was taken to a health facility where he received medical attention. Yes Focal Point
2916 Mar 7 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.1056708 38.2849463 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was seriously injured when a group of four unknown perpetrators attacked him at a mini bus stop in Shire. The staff was assaulted and robbed, suffering a fractured hip among other injuries. Yes Focal Point
3011 Mar 9 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.8142 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO staff members were hit during a Russian coalition airstrike of Mintar village in Idlib. One staff lost his life and the other two were seriously injured. Yes Focal Point
2915 Mar 10 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Aid recipient Refugees One male INGO guard at a refugee camp in Kyegegwa was injured when a refugee cut him with a razor blade after mob violence erupted over missing documentation. Yes Focal Point
2590 Mar 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.22 35.41 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer was killed after the organization's center in Murek, Hama was reportedly targeted by regime artillery. Yes Media
2883 Mar 11 2019 Burkina Faso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.1005099 -1.6226538 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was kidnapped on the road in Djibo, Soum by unknown perpetrators. Focal point reports indicate the staff are now safe. Yes Focal Point
2853 Mar 11 2019 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.846687 31.852221 Criminal Unknown One UN agency contracted truck driver carrying commodities was ambushed by unknown criminal elements near Mogiri on the Juba-Terekeka road to Bor. He was kidnapped and held for three days, released on March 13. Yes Focal Point
2717 Mar 12 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 6.514587 21.960187 Non-state armed group: National The Popular Front for the Rebirth of Central African Republic (FPRC) One male national INGO staff member died after being reportedly beaten and tortured by FPRC Fighters southwest of Bria city in Piya District. The staff member and other employees were working on a well project when the rebel fighters approached the project site at 11:00am LT and demanded information about a supposed theft of boots/flashlights and missing rangers. When the group of staff were not able to provide any useful information, the staff member was taken and killed. Yes ACLED
2880 Mar 14 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.9197738 65.2909179 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO security guard at a healthy facility in Char Sada, was killed when clashes between the Taliban and the Afghan National Army (ANA) erupted in the area around the project site. Yes Focal Point
2601 Mar 15 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Project site 7.390836 18.392444 Unknown Unknown One national INGO employee was shot and wounded by two armed assailants while reportedly distributing food near Bamara-Kassai (17km North of Batangafo). The staff member was evacuated to Batangafo for medical attention, and the assailants fled before a UN patrol arrived. Yes Official Report
2968 Mar 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.325 15.322222 Criminal Unknown One female INGO national staff member was robbed and beaten by criminals and left by the Congo river. Yes Focal Point
2602 Mar 19 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 14.7909 42.9709 Unknown Unknown One female INGO national employee was killed when she was hit by shrapnel while standing on the roof of her house in Hodeidah. Her sister, also on the roof, was wounded (not counted here). Yes Media
2609 Mar 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 0.129899 29.292641 Aid recipient Ebola victim families One UN staff member was assaulted by a group of Butembo residents and alleged family members of an Ebola victim. A total of three UN staff were assaulted, with only one injured and treated at the local Ebola treatment center. This incident follows a trend of numerous attacks on aid workers in North Kivu throughout March 2019. Yes Official Report
2982 Mar 25 2019 Bolivia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 17.8 -63.183333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male guard was injured after being hit in the head with a shovel by 4 unknown perpetrators who raided the office in Gutierrez. The intruders stole motorcycles, cellphones and laptops. Yes Focal Point
2608 Mar 26 2019 Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 17.033027 44.107973 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One health worker and one guard at the INGO supported Ritaf rural hospital were killed during an airstrike on March 26, 2019. An explosion occurred when a missile reportedly struck the gas station near the entrance to hospital, approximately 60 miles from the city of Saada in northwest Yemen, at 9:30am. Seven people died in the blast including four children and the two staff members (only staff counted here). Yes Official Report
2614 Mar 27 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.413847 35.110296 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male national INGO volunteer was reportedly shot and killed by Israeli forces during a clash at the Dheisha refugee camp south of Bethlehem in the West Bank. Reports outline the volunteer paramedic was working within the camp, when others in the area throwing rocks prompted a response from Israeli soldiers. Yes Media
2983 Mar 29 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 8.0369211 80.4725346 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO was assaulted by an individual after he visited a clients house to collect payments. The staff member's neck was injured and he spent 2 days in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2613 Mar 30 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 5.513779 20.827387 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when armed assailants reportedly began shooting at the group riding motorcycles around 1:10pm. The staff member and 3 others were travelling near the town of Pavika on the Alindao-Bangassou axis, when their group was attacked on the road. The injured staff member was admitted to a local hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
2678 Mar 31 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.15 29.283333 Unaffiliated Community members Two Ebola response team members were assaulted and injured by a group of local residents in Butembo. The team was preforming a burial of one Ebola victim in Mwemero Cellule, Wayene Quarter, Bulengera Commune of Butembo, when they were attacked. The injured staff were taken to the Butembo Ebola sub-coordination office for first aid. Organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2891 Apr 3 2019 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 0.14164 29.2911701 Unaffiliated Not applicable Three female national staff members of an INGO were wounded when civilian mob violence erupted in the office compound in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2973 Apr 3 2019 Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 19.356047 -72.583995 Criminal Unknown 2 male INGO national staff members were injured after being shot at an illegal criminal checkpoint while travelling between Port au Paix and Port au Prince. Yes Focal Point
2646 Apr 4 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was shot and killed while travelling by Bolhom village at approximately 6:00am. The staff members motorcycle was also taken by the unknown perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2984 Apr 4 2019 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Home -2.718 30.318556 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member and his family were caught in a complex armed group attack in Buhinyuza. His wife was shot and the staff member was injured after grenade blasts hit the home. Yes Focal Point
2892 Apr 6 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 0.14164 29.2911701 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two male national INGO staff were wounded when a civilian assaulted them at a project site in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2854 Apr 9 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.7880105 65.5707852 Unknown Unknown Four male NGO staff members travelling in a person vehicle in Khakrez district, Kandahar, were kidnapped by unknown armed perpetrators. They were released unharmed 7 days later. Yes Focal Point
2955 Apr 12 2019 Mexico 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Unknown 19.433333 -99.133333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was assaulted by two men and robbed in a supermarket. Yes Focal Point
2656 Apr 18 2019 Mali 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.083333 -2.666667 Unknown Unknown On April 17 between the towns of Douentza and Boni in Kerena village, 2 INGO staff members and 1 local NGO (all national staff) were kidnapped by unknown armed men. The NGO staff member was released days later on April 22, and the INGO staff were released on July 31 (3.5 months later). Yes Official Report
2653 Apr 19 2019 Nigeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Raid Public location 10.312581 7.679319 Unknown Unknown On April 19 2019 at 11:40 pm LT, armed assailants entered a hotel resort in Kaduna state and began shooting, killing two individuals including one female international INGO aid worker. After firing at hotel guests the armed assailants reportedly took away three people, whose whereabouts are unknown at the time of writing. Yes Media
2654 Apr 19 2019 DR Congo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 0.127778 29.2875 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On April 19 2019, one male international UN aid worker was shot and killed, while another male national staff member was shot and wounded. The perpetrators reported to be armed militia, attacked the Ebola treatment group in Butembo with indiscriminate use of firearms. Attacks on Ebola response aid workers have recently been common in areas of the DRC affected, causing some medical INGOs to withdraw. Yes Media
2693 Apr 19 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Road 4.166667 9.233333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO driver was kidnapped near the Mermoz Hotel, 1.3km from the UN office in Buea town. The staff and the family members (not counted here) taken with him were held for 2 days by a non-state armed group active in the area. Yes Media
2657 Apr 22 2019 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -2.0789 41.1338 Unknown Unknown One female Red Cross volunteer was attacked by unknown assailants with a large knife while closing her store, unrelated to Red Cross activities, in Mbwajumwali village at 11:00pm. Media reports indicate the volunteer was killed after suffering several large and serious lacerations. There is an ongoing police investigation Yes Media
2659 Apr 23 2019 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One male national UN staff member was travelling from the airport in Port-Au-Prince in a private vehicle, when the car was attacked during a traffic stop. Due to traffic the car was stopped on Sans Fil road near Rue Saint- Martin, when two armed assailants demanding personnel belongings from the individuals in the vehicle shot into the car. The staff member was rushed to the hospital after being shot, but succumbed to his wounds during surgery. An investigation is ongoing. Yes Official Report
2710 Apr 24 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.384977 28.092944 Unknown Unknown 2 national INGO staff members were ambushed approximately 18km outside the city of Walikale on the Malikale-Masisi road, while returning from Mpofi. During the ambush the 2 staff members were kidnapped by unknown perpetrators. The staff were later released. Yes ACLED
2676 Apr 25 2019 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 Shooting Raid Project site 30.631561 66.736965 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female polio vaccination team member was shot and killed, and another injured, while administering the vaccine in the remote village of Sultan Zai, 100km Northwest of Quetta, Balochistan. The team was ambushed in the village by unknown armed assailants, who began shooting at the group. There were reports of four other attacks on polio vaccination teams that week in Pakistan. Yes Media
2885 Apr 26 2019 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 13.2143917 12.0289902 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO watchman was injured when his INGO base was attacked by unknown perpetrators in Maine Soroa, Diffa. Reports indicate 3 months after this incident, due to escalating violence, the INGO was forced to shut down all programming in the area. Yes Focal Point
2985 Apr 28 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.889722 80.598056 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after he was attacked by the husband of a loan client at their house. He was treated at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2986 Apr 30 2019 Mozambique 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -14.716667 34.366667 Unknown Unknown One male INGO was attacked while returning from a field mission in Ndaula, 62 km from Vila Ulongue. The attack occurred 5km from the INGO office in Vila Ulongue. The staff was riding a motorcycle when a group with big sticks and machetes struck him and stole his laptop, cellphone and glasses. Yes Focal Point
2974 May 1 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.231487 29.8005027 Staff member Day labourer One male INGO staff member was injured after a contracted day labourer assaulted him while he was distributing wages to the labourers. Reports indicate the attack was ethnically motivated as the staff member was from a different state than the labourer. Yes Focal Point
2680 May 4 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male NGO volunteer was struck by aerial bombardment in the Idlib countryside near the village of Rayaka, while on route to respond to a civilian call. The volunteer sustained a serious head wound which he later succumbed to. Motive for the attack is unconfirmed, but considering the location and the marked vehicle it appears unlikely to be incidental. Yes Media
2664 May 5 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.4 70.366667 Unknown Unknown Four NGO staff members travelling in Surkh Rod district were injured when a Magnetic Improvised Explosive Device (MIED) attached to an NGO rented vehicle detonated. Yes Official Report
2859 May 5 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.6990115 36.6053435 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was killed at his home during a massive aerial bombardment campaign by the Russian and Syrian Militaries reportedly targeting Hait Tahrir al Sham (HTS) shelling locations in the area of Deir Sunbul, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
2987 May 7 2019 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 19.15 -72.016667 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was shot by two unknown armed men outside his home in Hinche. He was treated at a local hospital. Yes Focal Point
2667 May 8 2019 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Project site 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown Three male national INGO staff members were killed at their project office in Kabul after a VBIED detonated, targeting another INGOs nearby office. Reports indicate 2 others were killed and 15 injured (not counted here). One driver for another INGO was sitting in a car nearby suffered burns to his hands and glass fragments in his face and body Yes Official Report
2694 May 11 2019 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Public location 11.833333 13.15 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One NGO national humanitarian worker was killed in an attack attributed to Boko Haram in Moranti, near Tashan Joni area of Maiduguri at 7:00pmLT. 8 bodies were recovered after the incident including the NGO worker, and four civilian bodies are still reported to be missing. Pending Media
2704 May 11 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.401936 34.386018 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian paramedic with the Palestinian Red Crescent was reportedly shot in the face with a rubber bullet, while preforming humanitarian activities, by the Israeli military. The military shots came from the border wall east of Khan Younis on May 11, 2019. On June 11, 2019 the RC volunteer succumbed to his wounds and died in a hospital in Gaza. Yes Media
2960 May 14 2019 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 4.030278 42.296667 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO national staff members were reportedly kidnapped in Geedweyne, 30km east of Dolow. The staff members were on mission in the remote village when the incident occurred. Information on their release is unavailable at this time. Yes Media
2679 May 16 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Unknown 35.6581 68.0478 Staff member Security guard One female midwife at an NGO clinic located in Ruyi Dab District of Samangan province was allegedly sexually assaulted by 6 local individuals and a security guard from the NGO clinic. Reports indicate the suspects are now in custody. Yes Official Report
2855 May 16 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -3.3728836 29.1448793 Criminal Unknown One UN agency contracted truck driver was ambushed on the road 55km north of Uvira near the villages of Bwegera by unknown criminal perpetrators. The driver was kidnapped and held for ransom for two days and then released. Yes Focal Point
2873 May 20 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 21.2126 92.1634 Aid recipient Refugees One national male INGO staff member was assaulted by angry beneficiaries in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
2691 May 21 2019 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.775 33.59 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN agency staff members of a demining team were shot and seriously injured when ambushed by an armed group. The road ambush occurred after the team left Kapoeta on route to Buno minefield. The two staff members were flown to Juba for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2681 May 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.814167 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national male NGO volunteers were wounded due to a second attack, while responding to victims of an airstrike in Jisr ash-Shugur, Idlib. Both volunteers received medical attention for their injuries. Reports indicate one civilian was killed and seven wounded during the airstrike. Yes Media
2682 May 23 2019 Burkina Faso 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.104039 -1.629995 Unknown Unknown Three UN Agency partner national staff members were abducted from their project site at the Goudoubo Health Centre in the Mentao Refugee Camp, outside of Djibo. During the incident an agency vehicle was taken and two female staff members were temporarily held, but released shortly after (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2866 May 23 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 4.8516502 31.5824699 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national INGO staff member was sexually assaulted by an unaffiliated male in Juba. She received medical attention after the attack. Yes Focal Point
2685 May 24 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 32.1415 61.2096 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) During an international military airstrike targeting anti-government elements at 12:17am LT, an NGO compound in Shib Koh district was also destroyed killing two national NGO staff members. Reports indicate 8 militants were also killed during the strike. Yes Official Report
2684 May 25 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Mob violence Project site 0.517895 29.311459 Unaffiliated Community members One member of the Ebola team for prevention and control of infections died after suffering serious injuries during an attack. Reports indicate local residents of the Mabalako health sector in Vusahiro village attacked the Ebola team. The seriously injured staff member was being transferred to a hospital when he succumbed to his wounds. Organization is listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
2686 May 27 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 35.64 64.28 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable While conducting an EPI vaccine survey, 4 NGO staff members were abducted by anti-government elements in Qaysar District of Faryab Province. The 2 female staff members were released shortly after (not counted here), but the 2 male staff members are still being held. Yes Official Report
2909 May 29 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One female INGO staff member was injured when a large rock was thrown into a project site and hit her on the head. Focal point reports indicate the staff member was hosting a meal event for girls and women in the safe space inside the Azraq Refugee Camp Village 2, when another male resident threw a large rock onto the shading tent above the centre while yelling 'women should stay home.' The staff member was taken to the hospital and received a CT scan. Yes Focal Point
2863 Jun 1 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 31.0261488 62.4504154 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for several days by the Taliban in Nimroz province. The staff member was on leave in his home village when he was abducted, but he was able to convince the perpetrators he was a student, not an aid worker, leading to his release. Yes Focal Point
2695 Jun 2 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 6.2125 31.560833 Staff member Not applicable One female INGO staff member was physically assaulted by a male colleague national staff at the Bor PoC site. The assault reportedly occurred because the female staff refused demands to medically treat the male colleague's wife. UNPOL arrested the male staff member and the female staff's injuries were treated at the INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
2954 Jun 4 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -3.366667 36.683333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured when his bag was snatched on a roadway in Arusha. Yes Focal Point
2738 Jun 5 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.155 29.24 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown militants while travelling by road in the Lubero territory of North Kivu province. Reports indicate both staff members were released on June 7. Yes ACLED
2900 Jun 6 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.9474902 29.1947098 Host state DR Congo Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed after being ambushed by the DR Congo Armed Forces in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
3009 Jun 6 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.55941 30.25224 Unaffiliated Community members One ICRC national male staff member was assaulted after community members broke out into mob violence, in a project site in Bunia, over Ebola stigma. Yes Focal Point
2953 Jun 10 2019 Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.8 10.17 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was assaulted and robbed on her way home from work. Yes Focal Point
2703 Jun 10 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 8.76328 29.856159 Unknown Unknown While travelling from Khat to Boaw in Koch district, the NGO vehicle was shot at by unknown criminals and kept driving. Two national staff members were shot, and managed to continue moving until the Tar Jath airfield near Rier. They were transported to a medical clinic in Bentiu, and later to Juba. Yes Official Report
3016 Jun 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.456667 36.746389 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were injured in Russian Coalition airstrikes in Tamanaah. Yes Focal Point
2718 Jun 15 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.775 33.59 Unaffiliated Community members Two male national NGO staff members, one team leader and a driver, were injured when beaten and dragged from their vehicles after their convoy was stopped by a group of villagers in Eastern Equatorial. The aid worker victims were part of an NGO team of enumerators, who were reportedly targeted by the villagers because of their perceived ethnicity and affiliation. After the two staff members were dragged from the convoy and beaten, some community members contacted the NGO and confirmed their positions which deescalated the situation and the NGO team vehicles were allowed to depart the area. Yes Official Report
2872 Jun 15 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 31.915877 36.589156 Aid recipient Refugees One male national INGO staff member was assaulted by angry aid recipients in the Azraq Refugee Camp. Yes Focal Point
2877 Jun 15 2019 Niger 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 13.31411 12.60934 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national male INGO staff member and a INGO contracted driver were killed by unknown armed militants while at a water treatment project site in Tcholori village, near the border with Nigeria approximately 20 miles from Diffa. One other staff member was injured in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2709 Jun 16 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 9.962839 33.730204 Unaffiliated Community members One INGO staff member was assaulted and shot twice after an altercation in Bunj town, Maban county. The altercation reportedly occurred at 20:30, after the staff member got in a verbal argument with two other men which escalated. Reports indicate one man was arrested by local police. Yes Official Report
2713 Jun 19 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 8.082926 31.979923 Unaffiliated Community members Two national INGO staff members were shot by a community member in Patluak village near Pulchuol. The perpetrator reportedly mistook the two aid workers for 'his enemies.' The two staff members received medical attention for non-life-threatening injuries at a clinic walking distance away, and the shooter was arrested. Yes Official Report
2712 Jun 20 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national NGO volunteers were killed during an airstrike, and three other volunteers were also seriously injured at 10:50am LT on June 20, 2019. Reports indicate the airstrike directly targeted the NGO ambulance while it was transporting a patient in the Maarrat Al-Numan area of Idlib province on a rural road. Yes Official Report
2904 Jun 21 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.5281296 69.1723328 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was stabbed in the leg with a knife while walking to a neary shop, 150 meters from his home in Kabul. Four unknown men were involved in the attack, and likely intended to rob the staff member. Yes Focal Point
2719 Jun 23 2019 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 4.85 31.6 Staff member Security guards Two male national UN guards at the compound in Juba, were injured when striking employees pelted stones at them at 12:45 LT. The protests at the main gate reportedly involved 100 striking guards. The two guards injured with stones received medical attention after being escorted out of the crowd. Yes Official Report
2728 Jun 24 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.478014 32.721848 Unknown Unknown While travelling from Torit to Kapoeta, an NGO vehicle carrying one driver and 9 NGO staff members was ambushed by unknown armed individuals. The aid workers were robbed of mobile phones and cash, assaulted and threatened. After the attack, the driver managed to transport all 9 passengers to Camp 15 where one injured worker received medical attention. Some reports indicate more aid workers were wounded, but this has not been verified at this time. Yes Official Report
2720 Jun 25 2019 Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Non-state armed group: Subnational Anti-Balaka Three INGO staff members were assaulted and injured after anti-Balaka armed actors broke into their home. During the armed incursion, the staff were robbed of their mobile phones, cash, and other items. The staff members received medical treatment at a local hospital, and the perpetrators were handed over to MINUSCA by a local anti-Balaka leader. Yes Official Report
2714 Jun 26 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 7.28 28.68 Unknown Unknown One NGO employee was reportedly shot and killed along with 3 others in Akucieng, 5km from Tonj town. The inter-community violence was carried out by unknown armed men around 3:00 am LT. Yes Official Report
2715 Jun 26 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.438889 36.651111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 2 national NGO volunteers were killed and 4 others wounded, during a reported Russian double tap airstrike, while attempting to evacuate injured people in an ambulance. The airstrike occurred in Khan Sheikhoun town, of Maarrat Al-Numan district, which has seen recent extensive aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2727 Jul 2 2019 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable The head of a local NGO in the Gredo region of Somalia was killed by a group of armed assailants approximately 4km from Baardheere in Bula Cadey. Three NGO staff members were also taken at the same time as the killing, and were released unharmed 5 hours later and 46km away (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2729 Jul 3 2019 Sudan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Road 13.177669 23.642486 Unknown Unknown 5 national NGO staff members were kidnapped 4km outside of Golo in Kaironga village on July 3, 2019. All 5 staff members were released the following day after reports a ransom was paid. Yes Official Report
3006 Jul 3 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.0249701 38.746891 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female INGO national staff was assaulted by community members in Alek, Ethiopia. Yes Focal Point
2731 Jul 6 2019 Mali 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Roadside IED Ambush Road 16.6 -4.466667 Unknown Unknown 4 national NGO staff members were injured when their vehicle hit a road-side IED or possible landmine between Ehabak and Zouerat Elhamar, 10 km east of Razelma Commune, Timbuktu Region. The injured staff members were evacuated to a hospital for treatment, and the vehicle was severely damaged. Information about the group linked to the explosive is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2881 Jul 6 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1 64.2667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO staff member was shot and killed by Taliban perpetrators on the road as he was travelling to the local health centre. Yes Focal Point
2739 Jul 8 2019 Chad 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Public location 13.578103 21.824944 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers were killed after a group of unknown armed perpetrators raided a bar in Farchana, Ouaddai. The perpetrators stole cash and opened fire wounding two other people (not counted here). Yes Media
2742 Jul 8 2019 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Project site 34.2164 68.2952 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Security Forces Reports indicate, Afghan National Security Forces raided an INGO health clinic in Tangi Saidan, Day Mirdad district of Wardak around 9:00pm LT. The security forces shot and killed an aid recipient within the clinic, bound four other individuals and took them outside for an interrogation. Information currently available highlights ANSF were seeking information regarding possible connections to the Taliban. During the interrogation two staff members were shot and killed approximately 50 meters from the facility. A third INGO staff member is missing and presumed detained by the forces. Yes Media
2747 Jul 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.32 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One NGO national aid volunteer was reportedly killed in Russian-Syrian military airstrikes on the town of Maara Hrema in the Aleppo countryside. The aid volunteer was killed when in his home in a displaced persons camp with his daughter. Two other volunteer's nearby were wounded. Yes Media
2893 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 0.14164 29.2911701 Unknown Unknown Three female and one male national staff of an INGO were all wounded in a shooting when unknown armed perpetrators raided and robbed the office compound in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2950 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -2.633333 26.1 Unknown Unknown Three INGO national staff were injured and one national staff member was killed during an ambush on the road. Yes Focal Point
2733 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location -2.536656 25.752575 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia One national staff member of a INGO local partner was killed by members of a Mai Mai militia in the vicinity of Lomami Park, Maniema province, near the FARDC Camp in Lakakando and the Likolongo village. Reports indicate three other NGO personnel were assaulted but the extent of their injuries is unknown. After, the perpetrators burned three NGO motorcycles and left with stolen belongings. Yes Official Report
2732 Jul 12 2019 Somalia 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location -0.358056 42.545278 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown One male international INGO director and one UN agency manager were shot and killed after an attack by Al Shabaab militants on the Assey Hotel in Kismayo, Somalia. Media reports indicate the militants used a vehicle borne explosive device to obstruct the front entrance, where after at least 4 perpetrators entered the hotel and attacked those inside with weapons. The perpetrators were in the building for more than 14 hours and killed 25 other people. Yes Media
3018 Jul 13 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.37425 36.6033 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male NGO staff members were injured during an airstrike in Kafr Zita. Yes Focal Point
2748 Jul 14 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Home -0.566667 28.7 Unaffiliated Community members 2 national Ebola health aid workers were reportedly killed in their homes the night of July 14, 2019 by angry community members in North Kivu. The health ministry reported the workers suffered months of threats prior to the attack. Attacks against Ebola aid workers in North Kivu is occurring more often due to the distrust for causes and treatments for the disease among community members. Staff members are listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
2734 Jul 15 2019 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.26 29.8 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) During a fight between two groups of IDPs at a humanitarian cafeteria in Bentiu, 3 UN contracted staff were seriously injured. Reports were only able to confirm one as UN humanitarian staff at this time (other two not counted here). The staff members received medical attention at the UNMISS level II hospital and were later discharged. Yes Official Report
2736 Jul 16 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 9.347376 31.489106 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) Three INGO staff members and the boat driver were travelling by river from Malakal to Tongo, when they were stopped by members of the South Sudan Peoples Defense Forces (SSPDF) in Kaldak at 12h00. After a search of their boat resulted in cash being found, the SSPDF reportedly detained the staff members and boat driver after accusations of transporting money to the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO). While the staff members were being interrogated, the boat driver was severely beaten. After support from UNOCHA and state authorities, negotiations resulted in the release of all staff with the money initially under question at 19h00. The boat driver received medical attention at the UNMISS clinic. Yes Official Report
2735 Jul 17 2019 Ukraine 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 48.006667 37.512778 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN agency staff member was assaulted in the parking lot of the Krasnohorivka hospital, by a recipient of UN agency assistance. Another UN staff member intervened, stopping the assault. The assaulted staff sustained damaged teeth, bruises and a swollen face. Yes Official Report
2894 Jul 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -5.9127393 29.1913918 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was wounded when assaulted due to mob violence on the road in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
2737 Jul 19 2019 Nigeria 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 7 3 1 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.105 12.506667 Non-state armed group: Regional Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) 7 INGO staff members travelling in the border region of Borno state near the town of Damasak, were ambushed and attacked by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants. One driver was killed during the attack, and two other drivers, three health workers and an aid worker were kidnapped and were still held as of September 2019. On September 26th 2019, one of the six hostages was killed. On December 13, 2019 four of the remaining hostages were killed. Reports indicate the remaining captive is female. Currently denoted in the AWSD as being a national staff member. Updates will be made as more information becomes available. Yes Media
2749 Jul 21 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.438889 36.651111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO aid volunteer and media activist was killed after three reported Russian-Syrian military airstrikes repeatedly hit the city of Khan Shaikhoun in Idlib governate, in the area he was working. Yes Media
2740 Jul 22 2019 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.0299564 45.3101475 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One UN national staff member was injured by the blast after a VIED reportedly rammed the main gate of the Afrik Hotel located in Mogadishu. Reports indicate the attack is being attributed to Al Shabaab as the blast accordingly also targeted a main security checkpoint near the hotel. Media reports outline 17 civilians were killed and many injured. Yes Official Report
3012 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Project site 35.638611 36.671667 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO staff member was killed after a regime airstrike hit a project site in Marraat Al-Numan. Yes Focal Point
2750 Jul 22 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Public location 31.798611 35.248333 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian Red Cross paramedic was wounded when shot in the stomach by Israeli forces after a reported raid of the Occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood Al-Issawiya. Reports indicate the occupying forces attacked civilians and attacked Red Cross staff with rubber bullets to prevent them from transporting civilian patients to the hospital. Yes Media
2751 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed by reported Russian-Syrian military airstrikes, while attempting to assist those affected by previous strikes in Maraat Al-Numan. Yes Media
2753 Jul 22 2019 Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 17.644444 -101.551111 Criminal Unknown One male national member of the Red Cross board of directors was shot and killed while traveling through downtown Zihuatanejo in a vehicle, by two unknown criminals on a motorcycle. The board member was also traveling with his wife who was taken to the hospital in critical condition (not counted here). Focal point reports indicate the attack motive was not linked to his status with the Red Cross. Yes Media
2761 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.4733 37.0972 Unknown Unknown One male national employee of an INGO was killed along with another civilian after a motorcycle bomb exploded in Tell Rifaat city of Aleppo governate. The motive and perpetrators are currently unknown. Yes Media
2744 Jul 23 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.979167 33.75 Aid recipient Refugees Two INGO staff members working within the Doro refugee camp in Maban district, were assaulted and injured by aid recipients after a dispute about the distribution of solar lamps. Reports indicate local and regional authorities had to intervene when a group of community members would not let 6 INGO staff leave until they all received solar lamps. A resolution was achieved with those receiving lamps later and all staff were released at 15h30. Yes Official Report
2745 Jul 26 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.216667 -0.3 Criminal Unknown An INGO vehicle travelling between Ansongo and Tessit, 25 km north of Tessit village, was ambushed by unknown armed men. The criminals stole the INGO rented SUV, robbed the passengers, and abducted the INGO driver. The driver was released the following day. Yes Official Report
2746 Jul 26 2019 South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Community members During a reported marital dispute between different age groups of the community in Likuangloe, Pibor, Jonglei state, the violence escalated around 18h45. Two off duty national INGO staff members were wounded and one killed during the community violence. Yes Official Report
2754 Jul 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two paramedics and one ambulance driver were killed when a targeted airstrike destroyed their ambulance as it drove through the Hama countryside to Kafr Zita. The INGO supported ambulance was travelling to Kafr Zita to assist victims of an airstrike that hit the town at 2:00pmLT. Yes Media
2988 Jul 28 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 0.5454656 31.7464393 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was injured after being dragged off a motorbike on her way to the office in Moyo town, near Iboa village, Palorinya Refugee Settlement. The incident occurred amidst a tribal clash between Madi and Gimara clans. Yes Focal Point
2989 Jul 28 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.8138694 36.6077207 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO site guard was injured during airstrikes in Ariha, Idlib. He received treatment at a local hospital. These airstrikes came during a multi-day strike campaign against Idlib and Hama. The INGO building was considerably damaged. Yes Focal Point
2743 Jul 29 2019 Myanmar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 20.6 93.2 Host state Myanmar Armed Forces One male INGO national staff member was shot by Myanmar military officers while riding his motorcycle through Mrauk U township in Rakhine State. Army reports indicate the staff member was carrying a grenade and was charged under a counterterrorism law after being taken to the hospital to receive treatment. Yes Media
2752 Jul 29 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed at a project site by Russian-Syrian military airstrikes in Kafr Zita, Hama. Reports indicate his family was also killed in the attack which appeared to target the aid workers home and family. Yes Media
2990 Jul 30 2019 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 10.687778 43.936389 Aid recipient Not applicable One male INGO staff member was stabbed by an angry beneficiary at a food distribution point in Lughaya because he attempted to forcefully take items. Yes Focal Point
2848 Aug 2019 Cameroon 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.83566 9.88347 Unknown Unknown 4 male NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown armed men in in Kulabe 25 km from the town of Batibo (coordinates given for Batibo). The staff members were on humanitarian assignment in the community for sensitization and vulnerable persons programs. They were released after 3 days unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2849 Aug 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.862997 9.768234 Unknown Unknown 1 male NGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown armed men three times over the month of August culminating in over three days of captivity. The staff member was on a humanitarian assignment in Widikum throughout the month. During the final abduction he was financially extorted and beaten. Yes Focal Point
2755 Aug 3 2019 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.465 -3.306111 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members working in Sangha Commune, 35 km north-east of Bandiagara town, were reportedly kidnapped by an unknown armed group. Both were released the following day on August 04. Yes Official Report
2991 Aug 4 2019 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male INGO guard at an additional parking lot for the INGO in Calle Mariscal, Guatemala City was beat by unknown burglars attempting to steal from the compound. He was treated at a hospital and released after a few days. Yes Focal Point
2867 Aug 5 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 15.9181995 2.4022 Criminal Unknown One national female NGO staff member was sexually assaulted after being stopped by a criminal group on the road in Menaka. She received medical attention after the assault. Yes Focal Point
2757 Aug 7 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Custody 4.85 31.6 Police or paramilitary Spouse/National Security Services (NSS) The Director of a local NGO was reportedly kidnapped by her estranged husband, who is a member of the National Security Services (NSS). The abduction occurred over a family dispute, and the female staff member was assaulted prior to being released. She later received medical attention from a local clinic. Yes Official Report
2758 Aug 7 2019 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown Two international NGO employees were injured when 6 unidentified armed criminals entered their home in Batangafo and stole a variety of valuables including money. UN security forces responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The two injured staff were treated at the MSF hospital. Yes Official Report
2895 Aug 8 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 7.9219687 34.1531947 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when mob violence erupted at a project site in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
2760 Aug 8 2019 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Individual attack Road 33.72 73.06 Unknown Unknown One male national driver for a local NGO was injured when his vehicle was targeted by unknown attackers using an IED. The aid worker was travelling in the Esori area of North Waziristan, when the blast damaged the vehicle and injured him. Yes Official Report
2879 Aug 10 2019 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.1194242 20.0867909 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff was wounded when a VBIED parked outside a supermarket in Benghazi exploded. Yes Focal Point
2975 Aug 12 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 11.016667 29.716667 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was injured after an unknown criminal robbed his home and physically assaulted him. Yes Focal Point
3013 Aug 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.549167 36.540833 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO staff member was killed after a Russian Coalition airstrike hit the town of Maar Tahroma. Yes Focal Point
2759 Aug 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Project site 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two INGO employees, a paramedic and an ambulance driver, were killed at the organizations medical centre after 6 Russian/Syrian military coalition airstrikes targeted the facility and their ambulance. The ambulance was completely destroyed in the attack. Reports indicate this is the 40th attack on healthcare facilities in northwest Syria since April 2019. Yes Official Report
2762 Aug 16 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.7625 35.265833 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian Red Crescent volunteer paramedic was shot in the head by the Israeli Army with a rubber bullet. The incident reportedly occurred while the paramedic was trying to assist victims during clashes in the town of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem. He was transferred to the hospital for medical treatment. Yes Media
2763 Aug 17 2019 Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 23.00241 97.768314 Non-state armed group: Subnational Northern Alliance One male national NGO staff member was reportedly shot and killed by a sniper targeting their aid convoy. The staff member was travelling in an ambulance marked with the organisations name 13 miles from Lashio, Shan state. After the staff member was shot, an RPG hit the ambulance, which is being attributed to the Northern Alliance NSAG. Other staff members were reportedly wounded, but we are unable to confirm those details at this time. Yes Media
2992 Aug 18 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.8516502 31.5824699 Police or paramilitary Security Forces One INGO staff member was ambushed by an illegal checkpoint, which reports describe as NSS uniformed officers, on his way home from the office in Juba. The staff was pulled from his vehicle, shot in the leg and was held by the suspected security servicemen until 5:30am where he was then robbed and left on the street. Yes Focal Point
3019 Aug 18 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two NGO staff members were injured during a Russian airstrike in Maarrat Al-Numan. Yes Focal Point
2764 Aug 19 2019 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Unknown Unknown 16.953333 -0.353889 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of a local NGO in Bourem town, Bourem Cercle, Goa, was injured by a grenade explosion. Yes Official Report
2820 Aug 20 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.587 36.356 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer sustained serious injuries from reported regime bombardment in the town of Shagurit, Hama as he was attempting to assist other civilians. The volunteer was taken to medical facilities in Hama but died of his injuries. Yes Media
2959 Aug 21 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 15.666667 43.933333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded after his vehicle was ambushed on the road in Thi Yai village near Dhamar city. Yes Focal Point
2765 Aug 21 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown One security guard at an INGO guest house in Batangafo was severely injured, when a group of 5 unknown criminals broke in. The perpetrators stole a large sum of money, international passports, and 2 computers of staff still sleeping. MINUSCA patrol responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The security guard was transported to the local hospital, and the INGO staff were escorted to the base. Yes Official Report
2769 Aug 23 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.3 34.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female volunteer paramedic was injured in the head with a plastic-coated steel bullet while trying to assist wounded during the Great March of Return protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Yes Media
2770 Aug 23 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.344444 34.303056 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male volunteer paramedic for the Palestinian Red Crescent Society and one male volunteer paramedic for a local NGO were both wounded with plastic-coated steel bullets at demonstrations in Khan Younis district of the Gaza Strip. The staff members were struck on the left thigh and neck respectively. Yes Media
2772 Aug 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.768161 29.051722 Unknown Unknown One male national driver for a UN implementing partner was traveling around 40km on the Kalemie - Nyemba - Nyunzu axis, when his truck carrying fuel to Nyunzu was ambushed by unknown armed assailants. The perpetrators shot the driver in the arm, but he was able to speed away and arrive at a medical centre 50km away to receive medical attention. He was evacuated to Kalemie by air for treatment. Yes Official Report
2819 Aug 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer was injured after regime air strikes struck his town of Kafr Awed, Idlib. The raid also killed 3 and injured 12 other civilians. Yes Media
2766 Aug 28 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 0.31 32.52 Unknown Unknown One female national NGO aid worker was abducted by unknown perpetrators outside her home in Busega, a suburb of Kampala. Exact cause of death is unknown, but her body was found the following day in Nakitutuli village in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, and reports indicate it appeared to have head trauma. The female staff member was also reportedly 6 months pregnant at the time of the attack. Yes Media
2896 Aug 29 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 7.9219687 34.1531947 Police or paramilitary Police Two male national staff members were assaulted by police officers after being stopped and temporarily detained on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
2913 Sep 1 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.9530448 32.1391217 Unknown Unknown One male NGO national staff member was attacked with a knife outside of his house on the street in Bweyale by unknown perpetrators. Reports indicate the staff member was lured outside by a phone call pretending to be a friend, where he was then cut twice on the head and neck. He was taken to hospital where he died the next day. Yes Focal Point
2767 Sep 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 35.9917 36.3938 Unknown Unknown One national male staff member of an INGO and NGO in Syria, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Darkoush town located in the western suburbs of Idlib governate. He was released on September 17, 2019. Yes Media
2957 Sep 2 2019 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Seven INGO international staff members were injured after a large vehicle borne IED exploded outside the Green Village compound in Kabul. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack that killed 16 and wounded over 100. Yes Focal Point
2771 Sep 4 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.85 31.6 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO staff members and their driver were travelling in Juba to the INGO compound when they were stopped by armed men wearing partially civilian and military clothes. Reports indicate the staff members were removed from the vehicle, robbed and the driver was assaulted and placed in the trunk of the vehicle around 2030hLT. The armed perpetrators drove the vehicle around until 2330hLT when it was abandoned. The driver was rescued and received medical attention for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2768 Sep 5 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.308999 34.322233 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were ambushed and killed by unknown perpetrators as they were in transit from the Nguenyyiel Refugee Camp. The aid workers were staff in a child nutrition center within the camp. Yes Media
2897 Sep 6 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.9219687 34.1531947 Host state Ethiopian Armed Forces Two male national INGO staff members were shot and killed after being ambushed by the Ethiopian Armed Forces on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
2773 Sep 6 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.859363 31.571251 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of an INGO was assaulted by three unknown armed men and robbed of cash and a mobile phone near Rock City in Juba. The staff member received medical attention for injuries sustained during the assault, and reported the incident to the proper authorities. Yes Official Report
2778 Sep 6 2019 Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.983023 71.57162 Unknown Unknown One female immunization aid worker was shot and killed on her way to work in Peshawar. The staff member was traveling the cities ring road near the Madina CHG Station at 9:00 am when unknown motorists opened fire. Her body was taken to the Khyber Medical College. Yes Media
2774 Sep 8 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.844697 31.603254 Unknown Unknown One male national staff member of a local NGO returning to his house from a neighbours at around 20:30LT, was attacked by 5 men in civilian clothing in the Juba suburb of Buluk. The 5 men robbed the staff member of cash and his mobile phone, and severely damaged his face. The next day he received medical treatment at the Juba Teaching Hospital, and the incident was reported to the authorities. Yes Official Report
2878 Sep 12 2019 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.8625706 70.9018692 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped in Gomal city South Waziristan district. His whereabouts are currently unknown. Yes Focal Point
2775 Sep 14 2019 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road 2.65 45.05 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One male humanitarian aid worker was killed when a roadside explosion damaged a convoy carrying government representatives. The explosion reportedly occurred on Jowhar-Bal'ad road. Yes Media
2776 Sep 14 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.374555 68.896679 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five staff members of a local NGO were reportedly kidnapped by unknown non-state actors, along the Kunduz-Baghlan road in the Khal Zaey area of Baghlan province. No further information about their whereabouts is available at this time. Yes Official Report
2949 Sep 15 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -4.325 15.322222 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when robbed at gunpoint while sitting in a cab. Yes Focal Point
2777 Sep 15 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.848002 31.613044 Criminal Unknown One female international INGO staff member was seriously injured when two men attempted to steal her shoulder bag. The staff member was walking on the sidewalk in the Hai Cinema area of Juba, when two unknown criminals on a motorbike attempted to steal her bag which was attached to her body/shoulder. The staff member was dragged for several metres and sustained a serious shoulder injury which required surgery. Yes Official Report
2948 Sep 17 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.313611 32.581111 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was injured after he was severely assaulted after an unknown perpetrator robbed him in front of his home in Kampala. Yes Focal Point
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