"Incident ID",Year,Month,Day,"Country Code",Country,Region,District,City,UN,INGO,ICRC,"NRCS and IFRC",NNGO,Other,"Nationals killed","Nationals wounded","Nationals kidnapped","Total nationals","Internationals killed","Internationals wounded","Internationals kidnapped","Total internationals","Total killed","Total wounded","Total kidnapped","Total affected","Gender Male","Gender Female","Gender Unknown","Means of attack","Attack context",Location,Latitude,Longitude,Motive,"Actor type","Actor name",Details,Verified,Source #event+id,#date+year,#date+month,#date+day,#country+code,#country+name+i_en,#adm1+name+i_en,#adm2+name+i_en,#adm3+name+i_en,#affected+UN,#affected+INGO,#affected+ICRC,#affected+IFRC,#affected+NGO,#affected+other,#affected+killed+national,#affected+injured+national,#affected+kidnapped+national,#affected+total+national,#affected+killed+international,#affected+injured+international,#affected+kidnapped+international,#affected+total+international,#affected+total+killed,#affected+total+injured,#affected+total+kidnapped,#affected+total,#affected+total+m,#affected+total+f,#affected+total+i,#event+means+i_en,#event+type+i_en,#loc+type+i_en,#geo+lat,#geo+lon,#x_event_motive,#group+type+i_en,#group+name+i_en,#description+i_en,, 2378,2018,,,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Rubkona,Bentiu,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Home,9.231487,29.800503,Unknown,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,,,HT,Haiti,,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,19.1399952,-72.3570972,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,"One international INGO staff member was kidnapped and later released unharmed.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2662,2018,1,7,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,34.533333,69.166667,Unknown,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" 2592,2018,1,9,PS,"Occupied Palestinian Territories","West Bank",Nablus,Nablus,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,32.22183,35.25881,Unknown,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 2364,2018,1,12,LY,"Libyan Arab Jamahiriya",South,Sebha,Sebha,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,2,2,1,1,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,27.036541,14.429024,Unknown,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 2603,2018,1,14,LY,"Libyan Arab Jamahiriya",South,Sebha,Sebha,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Unknown,Unknown,27.043449,14.42952,Unknown,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" 2669,2018,1,14,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,al-Ma'ra,Ma'saran,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,35.708333,36.805,Incidental,"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" 2615,2018,1,15,CD,"DR Congo",Tanganyika,Bendera,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,-6.305744,28.140761,Economic,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" 2643,2018,1,18,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",,,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,-0.566667,28.7,Economic,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" 2370,2018,1,20,YE,Yemen,Sana'a,"Bani Al Hadith","Amanat Al Asimah",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,15.369445,44.191007,Unknown,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 2552,2018,1,20,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus",Douma,Douma,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Ambush,"Project site",33.57175,36.4027,Unknown,"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 2346,2018,1,21,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Pariang,"Pariang, Ajuong Thok",0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,"Bodily assault",Ambush,"Public location",10.114894,29.967957,Economic,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" 2649,2018,1,22,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Mayom,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,9.31402,29.07999,Economic,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" 2549,2018,1,23,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,2,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,2,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,2,1,1,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,34.555347,69.207489,Economic,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 2344,2018,1,24,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Jalalabad,Jalalabad,0,9,0,0,0,0,4,5,0,9,0,0,0,0,4,5,0,9,0,0,9,"Complex attack",Raid,Office/compound,34.419849,70.472943,Political,,"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 2348,2018,1,25,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Abiemnhom,"Nahr Lob, Bombil",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,9.489911,29.012146,Incidental,"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" 2670,2018,1,25,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,Pibor,Lekuangole,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,6.8,33.133333,Incidental,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" 2347,2018,1,27,SO,Somalia,Banadir,Banadir,"Mogadishu, Wadajir",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Office/compound,2.046934,45.318162,Economic,"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 2650,2018,1,29,TN,Tunisia,Tunis,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",36.862532,10.218272,Economic,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" 2351,2018,1,30,CF,"Central African Republic",Nana-Grebizi,Batangafo,"Moyenne-Sido, 120km NE of Batangafo to Kabo",0,1,,,,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,7.471182,18.451663,Unknown,"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" 2721,2018,2,5,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Damascus,Damascus,"Ghouta, Arbeen",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",33.538535,36.366068,Unknown,"Foreign or coalition forces",Unknown,"One male national NGO volunteer was killed by aerial bombardment in Arbeen (Arbin) town, Eastern Ghouta.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2349,2018,2,6,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,Al-Ma'ra,"Al Ghadfa",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",34.650659,36.854628,Political,"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 2355,2018,2,8,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,al-Nu'man,"Khan Shaykhun",0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,3,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,35.440378,36.65721,Political,"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 2359,2018,2,8,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,"Maarrat Al-Numan","Maarrat Al-Numan",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,35.647987,36.679543,Political,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 2354,2018,2,8,SS,"South Sudan","Eastern Equatoria","Kapoeta South",Machi,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,4.771316,33.592394,Economic,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" 2600,2018,2,8,ML,Mali,Mopti,Douentza,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,14.99845,-2.95453,Incidental,"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" 2352,2018,2,10,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,Juba,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Raid,Office/compound,4.859363,31.57125,Economic,Unknown,Unknown,"An NGO security guard was killed during a compound robbery of the organization's office in Juba.",Yes,"Official Report" 2353,2018,2,11,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,Akobo,Akobo,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,"Public location",7.780485,33.00291,Incidental,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" 2722,2018,2,13,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus","Rural Damascus",Zamalka,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",33.525278,36.352778,Unknown,"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" 2356,2018,2,15,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",,,Tirmala,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",35,38,Political,"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 2369,2018,2,17,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Rutshuru,Mushikir,0,3,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,3,0,0,0,0,2,0,1,3,3,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,-1.18557,29.446951,Unknown,"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 2698,2018,2,18,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,Akobo,Akobo,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,7.783333,33.05,Incidental,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" 2358,2018,2,19,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus","Rural Damascus",Hamouriya,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,1,0,2,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",33.529083,36.527018,Political,"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 2357,2018,2,19,CF,"Central African Republic",Bamingui-Bangoran,Ndele,Ndele,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,8.410151,20.648179,Economic,"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" 2380,2018,2,20,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus",Douma,Douma,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",33.558337,36.460617,Political,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 2631,2018,2,20,CD,"DR Congo","South Kivu",Uvira,Uvira,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,-3.4,29.0824,Unknown,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" 2360,2018,2,21,KE,Kenya,Isiolo,Garbatulla,Garbatulla,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,0.653899,38.516826,Political,"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" 2561,2018,2,24,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,Idlib,"Kafar Sgana",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Home,35.914759,36.614433,Political,"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 2619,2018,2,25,SL,"Sierra Leone",Southern,Bo,Bo,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Home,7.95639,-11.74,Economic,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" 2706,2018,2,25,KE,Kenya,"Northwest, Rift Valley",Turkana,"Kalobeyei Settlement",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Detention,"Project site",3.767564,34.728647,Unknown,"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" 2362,2018,2,27,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Rubkona,"Bentiu, Protection of Civilian (PoC) site",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Home,9.240345,29.799546,Unknown,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" 2361,2018,2,27,CF,"Central African Republic",Ouham,,,1,0,0,0,5,0,6,0,0,6,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,6,0,0,6,Shooting,Ambush,Road,7.090911,17.668887,Unknown,"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" 2381,2018,2,27,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Goma,"Mweso-Kalembe Intersection",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,2,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,-1.665868,29.211771,Unknown,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" 2363,2018,2,28,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus",Douma,Awtaya,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",33.545997,36.406492,Political,"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 2365,2018,3,1,NG,Nigeria,Borno,Kala-Balge,Rann,4,2,1,0,0,0,5,0,2,7,0,0,0,0,5,0,2,7,0,3,4,"Complex attack",Raid,"Project site",12.270081,14.463596,Political,"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 2671,2018,3,1,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,"Jebel Saman",,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Combat/Crossfire,Home,36.216667,37.166667,Incidental,"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" 2726,2018,3,1,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Daraa,Daraa,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",32.616667,36.1,Incidental,Unknown,Unknown,"One volunteer in Daraa was killed by a stray bullet.",Yes,Media 2627,2018,3,2,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Mayom,"Lobonok, Sinduru",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,4.22902,31.43816,Economic,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" 2386,2018,3,6,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,"Der Sawwan",,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Landmine ",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",36.42,36.59,Political,Unknown,Unknown,"One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Aleppo province, Der Sawwan district. ",Yes,Media 2449,2018,3,6,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus",Douma,,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Home,33.516729,36.954107,Incidental,"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" 2385,2018,3,7,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus","Rural Damascus","Ain Tarma",0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,4,4,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,33.513742,36.347101,Incidental,"Foreign or coalition forces","Russian Syrian Military Coalition","Four national male volunteers were killed during air strikes in Ein Tarma, Eastern Ghouta.",Yes,Media 2448,2018,3,8,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus","Rural Damascus",,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Home,33.516729,36.954107,Incidental,"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" 2387,2018,3,10,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Hama,Hama,Kefersejna,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",35.140888,36.755199,Political,"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 2620,2018,3,11,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,Azaz,Azaz,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Road,36.585331,37.056561,Incidental,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" 3295,2018,3,12,SA,"Saudi Arabia",Riyadh,Riyadh,Riyadh,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Detention,Custody,24.633333,46.716667,Political,"Police or paramilitary","Security Forces","One male Red Crescent staff member was detained in Riyadh by the Security Forces for reportedly having an anti-government twitter account. He was held for 1,120 days and reportedly tortured, before being convicted on April 5, 2021.  ",Yes,Media 2377,2018,3,14,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Rubkona,Bentiu,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,9.231487,29.800503,Unknown,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" 2390,2018,3,14,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus","Rural Damascus",Haza,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",33.520918,36.364792,Political,"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 2388,2018,3,16,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus","Rural Damascus",Sakba,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",33.540668,36.43275,Unknown,"Foreign or coalition forces","Russian Syrian Military Coalition","One male national NGO volunteer was killed during air raids in Eastern Ghouta.",Yes,Media 2382,2018,3,17,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Goma,"Virunga Park",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,-0.050221,29.514285,Unknown,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" 2660,2018,3,17,PH,Philippines,"Lano del Norte","Iligan City","Iligan City",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",8.231,124.240967,Economic,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" 2379,2018,3,18,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Lubero,Bwatsinge,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,-0.15496,29.243701,Unknown,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" 2389,2018,3,21,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus","Rural Damascus","Ain Tarma",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Office/compound,33.526488,36.352518,Political,"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 2391,2018,3,21,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus",Douma,,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,3,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",33.572772,36.409376,Political,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 2553,2018,3,22,ML,Mali,Mopti,Mopti,Dialloube,0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Unknown,"Public location",15.296896,-7.184023,Unknown,"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 2394,2018,3,25,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Lainya,Kupera,0,0,0,0,7,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,7,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,4.1079,30.964542,Unknown,"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" 2393,2018,3,26,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Rural Damascus",Douma,Douma,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",33.572772,36.409376,Political,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 2383,2018,3,28,SO,Somalia,Banadir,Banadir,Mogadishu,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED","Individual attack","Public location",2.032194,45.304361,Political,"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" 2384,2018,3,29,AZ,Azerbaijan,Nagorno-Karabakh,Shirak,Ghazanchi,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,5,"Landmine ",Ambush,Road,41.071472,43.839254,Incidental,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 2621,2018,4,4,LK,"Sri Lanka",Uva,Badulla,"Mahiyanganaya, Bathalayaya",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,7.43051,80.99084,Economic,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" 2396,2018,4,5,MM,Myanmar,Kayin,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,16.945935,97.959286,Unknown,"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 2571,2018,4,6,PG,"Papua New Guinea",Hela,Tari-Pori,Tari,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,5.5056,142.572,Economic,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 2395,2018,4,7,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Rubkona,Nhialdhiu,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,9.023608,29.675991,Unknown,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" 2397,2018,4,7,PG,"Papua New Guinea","Southern Highlands",Nipa,Nipa,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Mob violence",Road,-6.127153,143.420306,Unknown,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" 2398,2018,4,8,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Koch,Mayendit,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",8.723687,30.164704,Incidental,Unaffiliated,Youths,"One national NGO aid worker was killed in a crossfire incident during clashes in Mayendit between local youths.",Yes,"Official Report" 2399,2018,4,11,NE,Niger,Tillaberi,Tillaberi,Ayorou,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,14.733193,0.917772,Unknown,"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 2637,2018,4,11,CD,"DR Congo","South Kivu",Fizi,"Between Baraka and Fizi",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Unknown,Road,-4.3,28.944167,Unknown,,"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" 2594,2018,4,18,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Guit,Nimni,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,9.306617,30.029697,Incidental,"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" 2697,2018,4,19,ML,Mali,Tombouctou,Gourma-Rharous,,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,4,0,4,1,2,1,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,16.083333,-1.75,Economic,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" 2401,2018,4,20,SD,Sudan,Warrap,Abyei,Taalei-Mabek,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,0,0,4,Shooting,Unknown,"Project site",9.640175,28.434905,Unknown,"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" 2400,2018,4,21,YE,Yemen,Taiz,,,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,13.577589,44.017799,Unknown,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 2402,2018,4,21,CD,"DR Congo",Ituri,Aru,Aru,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,2.859023,30.838409,Economic,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" 2559,2018,4,22,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Home,34.555347,69.207489,Unknown,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" 2651,2018,4,22,LY,"Libyan Arab Jamahiriya",South,Sebha,Al-Thanawiya,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",26.666955,18.030248,Incidental,"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" 2439,2018,4,23,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Leer,,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,8.296968,30.153157,Political,"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" 2403,2018,4,24,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Terekeka,Lwoki,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,5.6372,31.7153,Unknown,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" 2593,2018,4,24,SD,Sudan,"West Darfur",Kulbus,Kulbus,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Home,14.365716,22.46143,Unknown,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" 2404,2018,4,25,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Yei,Yei,3,6,0,0,1,0,0,0,10,10,0,0,0,0,0,0,10,10,2,0,8,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,4.095271,30.677505,Unknown,"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" 2405,2018,4,26,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,"Twic East",Gandor,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,6.876992,31.306979,Unknown,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" 2406,2018,4,26,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,"Twic East",Padeah,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",6.876992,31.306979,Incidental,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" 2672,2018,4,28,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,Juba,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Detention,Custody,4.85,31.6,Incidental,"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" 2408,2018,5,1,SO,Somalia,Banadir,Banadir,Mogadishu,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",2.046934,45.318162,Unknown,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 2407,2018,5,2,SO,Somalia,Banadir,Banadir,Mogadishu,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Office/compound,2.046934,45.318162,Unknown,"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 2622,2018,5,3,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,Azaz,Azaz,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,36.585331,37.056561,Unknown,"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" 2409,2018,5,5,AF,Afghanistan,Nurestan,Wama,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",35.359532,70.859562,Unknown,"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" 2578,2018,5,5,AF,Afghanistan,Kabul,Kabul,Kabul,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,"Public location",34.533814,69.181595,Economic,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" 2572,2018,5,9,CF,"Central African Republic",Nana-Grebizi,Kaga-Bandoro,Kaga-Bandoro,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault",Raid,Home,7,19.18333,Economic,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" 2723,2018,5,12,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,Afrin,Jendaires,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Landmine ",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,33.5,37,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,"One male national NGO volunteer died after a mine exploded in Jendaires town.",Yes,"Focal Point" 2410,2018,5,13,ML,Mali,Mopti,Mopti,"Andere (near)",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,14.52371,-4.118498,Unknown,"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" 2411,2018,5,13,CD,"DR Congo","South Kivu",,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,-4.86362,28.75435,Unknown,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" 2412,2018,5,14,SS,"South Sudan","Western Equatoria",Ezo,"Yangiri (near)",0,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,10,10,0,0,2,2,0,0,12,12,0,0,12,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,5.178817,27.956335,Unknown,"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" 2658,2018,5,14,DZ,Algeria,Boumerdes,"Bordj Menail",Djinet,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Rape/sexual assault ","Individual attack",Home,36.883333,3.716667,Other,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 2673,2018,5,15,NI,Nicaragua,,,Managua,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Mob violence",Road,12.136389,-86.251389,Political,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" 2560,2018,5,16,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Rubkona,Bentiu,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,5,0,5,5,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,9.255848,29.80355,Economic,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" 2616,2018,5,16,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,Harem,ad-Dana,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED","Individual attack",Road,36.213571,36.770435,Unknown,"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" 2579,2018,5,17,YE,Yemen,Taiz,Taiz,Taiz,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Road,13.977809,44.234351,Incidental,"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" 2413,2018,5,19,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Quneitra,Quneitra,"Jubata Alkhashab",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Unknown,"Project site",33.223252,35.830723,Political,Unknown,Unknown,"One male NGO volunteer was killed by artillery shelling while providing emergency rescue services in Jubata Alkashad city in Quneitra.",Yes,Media 2692,2018,5,19,ET,Ethiopia,Agnewak,Gambela,Gambela,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",8.25,34.583333,Incidental,"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" 2415,2018,5,22,SS,"South Sudan","Western Equatoria","Mundri East","Between Lanyi and Gado",0,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,7,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,4.959847,31.210376,Economic,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" 2416,2018,5,22,CD,"DR Congo",Ituri,Bunia,"Bunia, Irumu Territory",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,1.572747,30.240077,Economic,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" 2632,2018,5,22,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Mayom,Rupakona,2,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,9.224042,29.166706,Unknown,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" 2422,2018,5,26,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,"Jebel Saman","Tal Hadya",0,0,0,0,6,0,6,0,0,6,0,0,0,0,6,0,0,6,6,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,35.990837,36.937984,Political,"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 2696,2018,5,26,SO,Somalia,Mudug,Jariban,Jariban,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",7.216667,48.85,Economic,"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" 2417,2018,5,30,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Yei,"Yei-Kaya Road",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Unknown,Ambush,Road,4.089045,30.681738,Incidental,"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" 2418,2018,5,30,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,Tomping,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,4.874661,31.589626,Economic,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" 2591,2018,5,30,BD,Bangladesh,Chittagong,Chittagong,"Between Chittagong and Banskhali Upazila",0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,23.225332,90.950096,Economic,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" 2421,2018,6,1,PS,"Occupied Palestinian Territories","Gaza Strip",,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",31.416667,34.333333,Political,,"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 2419,2018,6,2,SS,"South Sudan",Lakes,Awerial,Mingkaman,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Office/compound,6.038206,31.51063,Unknown,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" 2420,2018,6,2,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Aliabad,,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,36.510918,68.903288,Unknown,"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" 2699,2018,6,4,SS,"South Sudan","Upper Nile",Maban,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,9.979167,33.75,Economic,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" 2496,2018,6,6,SS,"South Sudan",Lakes,"Rumbek Centre",Rumbek,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",6.807249,29.678888,Incidental,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" 2501,2018,6,6,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,Idlib,Zardana,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",36.04497,36.756362,Political,"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 2500,2018,6,7,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Daraa,"Umm Al Mayadin",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",35.016078,40.44654,Political,"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 2503,2018,6,7,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,Idlib,Zardana,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,36.046111,36.754444,Incidental,"Foreign or coalition forces","Russian Syrian Military Coalition","One volunteer was injured during aerial bombing in Idlib province, Zardana district. ",Yes,Media 2624,2018,6,7,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Daraa,Tiba,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Unknown,Unknown,32.622434,36.11097,Incidental,"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" 2596,2018,6,12,CD,"DR Congo",Tanganyika,Kalemie,Kalemie,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Home,-5.946021,29.196717,Economic,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" 2498,2018,6,13,CF,"Central African Republic",Nana-Grebizi,Kaga-Bandoro,Kaga-Bandoro,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,6.996037,19.185032,Economic,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" 2509,2018,6,19,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Izra,Nahta,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",32.626434,36.103306,Unknown,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 2689,2018,6,19,LY,"Libyan Arab Jamahiriya",West,Tripoli,Tripoli,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Road,32.887222,13.191389,Incidental,"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" 2505,2018,6,21,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Idlib,,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",35.931027,36.641778,Political,"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 2502,2018,6,25,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Izra,Alhrak,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",32.751027,36.301039,Incidental,"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 2623,2018,6,25,ET,Ethiopia,"Dire Dawa",Wahil,Jelo,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,9.5,41.88333,Incidental,"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" 2504,2018,6,26,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Izra,"Busra Alhrir",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",32.834404,36.344392,Political,"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 2707,2018,6,28,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Daraa,Sayda,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,3,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Home,32.628333,36.226111,Unknown,"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" 2633,2018,6,30,SS,"South Sudan","Upper Nile",Maban,Bankeka,2,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,9.799568,33.552246,Unknown,"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" 2639,2018,6,30,GN,Guinea,Faranah,Kissidougou,"Near Yende",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,8.883333,-10.166667,Unknown,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" 2668,2018,6,30,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Al-Hasakah,Qamishli,Qamishli,0,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,1,1,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Detention,Custody,37.05,41.22,Political,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" 2724,2018,6,30,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Daraa,"Em Almiazen",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,32.616667,36.1,Unknown,"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" 2705,2018,7,2,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Daraa,Daraa,Tafas,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Home,32.737778,36.06875,Incidental,"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" 2518,2018,7,4,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,Mangalla,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,5.19729,31.76986,Unknown,"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" 2580,2018,7,4,UG,Uganda,Central,Kampala,Kampala,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",0.347596,32.58252,Incidental,"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" 2716,2018,7,7,KE,Kenya,Nairobi,Nairobi,Nairobi,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",-1.292066,36.821945,Economic,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" 2581,2018,7,9,GT,Guatemala,"Guatemala City","Guatemala City","Guatemala City",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,14.634915,-90.506882,Unknown,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" 2582,2018,7,9,NG,Nigeria,Kaduna,Jemaa,Jos,0,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,0,0,0,0,0,0,5,5,5,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,9.464143,8.450353,Economic,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" 2634,2018,7,11,YE,Yemen,Lahij,"Al Qabbaytah","Ayrim junction",2,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,2,2,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Road,13.05863,44.86451,Incidental,"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" 2507,2018,7,12,CD,"DR Congo",Tanganyika,Nyunzu,"Kashege, Kalemie-Nyemba-Nyunzu Road",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,-6.274012,27.9249,Economic,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" 2618,2018,7,15,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Quneitra,Quneitra,"Nabi Sakher",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Home,34.97586,36.51221,Incidental,"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" 2499,2018,7,16,CF,"Central African Republic",Ouham,Batangafo,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,7.300804,18.288171,Unknown,"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" 2515,2018,7,16,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,"Juba, Hai Commercial Area",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,4.847202,31.595166,Unknown,"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" 2598,2018,7,16,AF,Afghanistan,Kandahar,Kandahar,Kandahar,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Unknown,31.612181,65.712219,Political,"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" 2562,2018,7,19,AF,Afghanistan,Konar,Dara-e-Pech,Manogai,0,0,0,0,12,0,0,0,12,12,0,0,0,0,0,0,12,12,12,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",34.875746,70.993766,Unknown,"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 2701,2018,7,19,SD,Sudan,"Central Darfur",Zalingi,Zalingi,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,1,1,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,2.9,23.483333,Political,"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" 2597,2018,7,20,CD,"DR Congo",Tanganyika,Kalemie,Kalemie,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Home,-5.946021,29.196717,Economic,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" 2508,2018,7,21,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Lubero,Kasesa,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,-0.153679,29.179937,Unknown,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" 2661,2018,7,27,CM,Cameroon,Centre,Mfoundi,Yaounde,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Unknown,"Public location",3.866667,11.516667,Unknown,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" 2583,2018,7,28,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Jalalabad,Jalalabad,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,0,0,3,2,0,5,0,0,5,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,"Project site",34.44038,70.441856,Unknown,"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" 2635,2018,7,30,SS,"South Sudan",Lakes,"Rumbek East","Akot, Atiaba",1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,6.584522,29.952998,Unknown,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" 2506,2018,7,31,AF,Afghanistan,Nangarhar,Jalalabad,Jalalabad,2,1,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,0,0,0,0,2,1,0,3,2,1,0,"Complex attack",Raid,"Project site",34.419849,70.472943,Political,,"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 2512,2018,8,1,SS,"South Sudan","Western Equatoria","Mundri West",,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,2,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,5.348133,30.326254,Economic,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" 2513,2018,8,1,CF,"Central African Republic",Basse-Kotto,Alindao,Alindao,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,5.037845,21.209981,Unknown,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" 2688,2018,8,1,IQ,Iraq,"Salah Al-Din",Balad,Dujail,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",33.85,44.233333,Incidental,"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" 2511,2018,8,2,ML,Mali,Mopti,Douentza,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,15.210744,-1.988153,Unknown,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" 2563,2018,8,2,BD,Bangladesh,Chittagong,"Cox's Bazar","Sonadia Island",1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,21.5019,91.8922,Incidental,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" 2510,2018,8,3,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Masisi,Masisi,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,0,0,0,0,0,0,7,7,7,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,-1.398474,28.814284,Economic,"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" 2725,2018,8,3,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Hama,Hama,,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Aerial bombardment",Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,35.1333,36.75,Political,"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" 2514,2018,8,9,SO,Somalia,Bay,Baydhaba,Miidowow,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,3.111621,43.491606,Unknown,"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" 2516,2018,8,11,SS,"South Sudan","Upper Nile",Malakal,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,9.53082,31.65955,Unknown,"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" 2599,2018,8,11,SO,Somalia,Banadir,Banadir,Mogadishu,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,2,0,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,2.05003,45.322399,Unknown,"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" 2700,2018,8,15,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,Juba,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault","Mob violence","Public location",4.85,31.6,Incidental,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" 2647,2018,8,17,CD,"DR Congo","South Kivu",Uvira,"Ruzizi Plain",0,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,3,3,0,0,3,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",-3.38413,29.1415,Economic,"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" 2555,2018,8,19,CD,"DR Congo",Tanganyika,Katanga,,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Unknown,Unknown,-6.699833,29.498361,Unknown,"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 2556,2018,8,20,PS,"Occupied Palestinian Territories","Gaza Strip",,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",31.485479,34.48684,Incidental,"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 2665,2018,8,23,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,Pochalla,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Detention,Custody,7.18,34.1,Unknown,"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" 2519,2018,8,25,CF,"Central African Republic",Haute-Kotto,Bria,Bria,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,2,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,5.10223,20.41207,Incidental,"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" 2520,2018,8,29,YE,Yemen,"Al Hodeidah","Al Tuhaytah",,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shelling,Combat/Crossfire,Road,14.18412,43.22871,Unknown,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" 2522,2018,8,31,SS,"South Sudan","Western Bahr el Ghazal",Raja,"Lol State",0,0,0,0,3,0,0,3,0,3,0,0,0,0,0,3,0,3,1,0,2,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,8.468179,25.677397,Unknown,"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" 2523,2018,9,2,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Lainya,"Limbe, Lainya-Yei Road",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Unknown,Ambush,Road,7.170803,30.109512,Unknown,"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" 2550,2018,9,3,ML,Mali,Bamako,Bamako,"Kalaban Koura",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Raid,Home,12.35216,-7.986576,Unknown,"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 2674,2018,9,4,GT,Guatemala,"Guatemala City","Guatemala City","Guatemala City",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Office/compound,14.613333,-90.535278,Incidental,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" 2702,2018,9,10,AF,Afghanistan,Paktika,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,32.5,68.8,Incidental,"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" 2521,2018,9,12,SD,Sudan,"Central Darfur",Golo,Daya,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault",Unknown,"Public location",13.177669,23.642486,Unknown,"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" 2525,2018,9,19,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,Pibor,Lekuangole,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",7.050637,33.008586,Incidental,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" 2690,2018,9,19,IQ,Iraq,Erbil,Erbil,Erbil,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Rape/sexual assault ","Individual attack","Public location",36.316667,44,Unknown,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" 2524,2018,9,24,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,Gudelle,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,Unknown,4.872864,31.551515,Incidental,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" 2708,2018,9,29,SO,Somalia,Mudug,Jariban,Jariban,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",7.216667,48.85,Political,"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" 2933,2018,9,29,CF,"Central African Republic",Basse-Kotto,Zangba,Zangba,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,4.45,20.983333,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,"One NGO staff member was seriously wounded when armed men attacked an NGO office in Zangba.",Pending,ACLED 2527,2018,10,2,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Butembo,,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,2,"Bodily assault","Mob violence","Project site",0.140692,29.335015,Political,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 2629,2018,10,3,AF,Afghanistan,"Sar-e Pol",Sayyad,"Qara Khawal",0,0,0,0,4,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,0,0,0,0,4,4,0,0,4,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",36.1317,65.554,Unknown,"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" 2604,2018,10,6,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,"Lal wa Sarjangal",Lal,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,"Mob violence","Public location",34.4823,66.2724,Incidental,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" 2628,2018,10,8,AF,Afghanistan,Ghowr,Pasaband,Sangan,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,33.4127,64.5123,Unknown,"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" 2529,2018,10,16,SS,"South Sudan","Eastern Equatoria",Kapoeta,Kapoeta,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Raid,Office/compound,4.771099,33.58823,Unknown,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" 2528,2018,10,17,SS,"South Sudan","Eastern Equatoria",Kapoeta,Kapoeta,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,Shooting,Raid,Home,4.771099,33.58823,Unknown,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" 2638,2018,10,17,SS,"South Sudan","Eastern Equatoria",Kapoeta,Kapoeta,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Raid,"Project site",4.775,33.59,Unknown,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" 2675,2018,10,17,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,Ayod,Jiech,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,Kidnapping,"Individual attack",Unknown,8.366917,31.136611,Unknown,"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" 2652,2018,10,18,YE,Yemen,Amran,Raydah,"Al Dairi Road",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",15.566667,49.233334,Unknown,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" 2595,2018,10,23,CF,"Central African Republic",Ouaka,"Kouango Sous","Between Chenda and Kedja 2 (approx. 18km from Kouango)",0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,2,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,Road,4.967183,20.093937,Economic,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" 2625,2018,10,23,KE,Kenya,Kisumu,Kisumu,Kisumu,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",-0.10309,34.756062,Unknown,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" 2641,2018,10,23,ET,Ethiopia,"East Hararge",Chinaksen,Chinaksen,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Project site",9.5,42.7,Unknown,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" 2535,2018,10,24,SS,"South Sudan",Jonglei,Fangak,"Juaibor Payam",0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack",Unknown,9.407323,31.162239,Incidental,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" 2532,2018,10,25,AF,Afghanistan,Kundoz,Khanabad,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Unknown,Unknown,36.603113,69.104049,Unknown,"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" 2564,2018,10,25,SS,"South Sudan","Upper Nile",Malakal,,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Office/compound,9.53082,31.65955,Unknown,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" 2531,2018,10,28,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Lainya,Werjik,0,11,0,0,0,0,1,0,9,10,0,0,1,1,1,0,10,11,9,2,0,Kidnapping,Ambush,Road,4.34307,31.07268,Unknown,"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" 2533,2018,10,31,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Leer,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Public location",8.304913,30.141992,Unknown,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" 2932,2018,10,31,CF,"Central African Republic",Ouham,Batangafo,Batangafo,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Project site",7.3,18.3,Unknown,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 2626,2018,11,1,TZ,Tanzania,Mbeye,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,-8.9,33.45,Unknown,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" 2534,2018,11,2,SS,"South Sudan",Unity,Rubkona,"Bentiu, Nimni Road Junction",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,9.29502,29.964754,Unknown,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" 2663,2018,11,4,CM,Cameroon,North,Benoue,"Garoua, Quartier Yeloua",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,"Bodily assault",Unknown,Unknown,9.3,13.4,Economic,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" 2687,2018,11,4,AF,Afghanistan,Paktika,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Kidnap-killing,Ambush,Road,32.5,68.8,Unknown,"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" 2536,2018,11,10,SD,Sudan,Warrap,Abyei,"Agok, Wunpeth",0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,"Individual attack","Public location",12.0126,27.73993,Unknown,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" 2542,2018,11,10,KE,Kenya,Garissa,,Ruqa,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,-1.639904,40.312878,Political,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 2539,2018,11,11,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Goma,Goma,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,-1.554059,29.189061,Unknown,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" 2636,2018,11,11,CF,"Central African Republic",Ouham,Boguila,Nangha,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,5.53,16.32,Economic,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" 2541,2018,11,12,ML,Mali,Gao,Gao,Gao,9,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,9,0,9,0,9,0,9,9,0,0,"Vehicle-born IED",Raid,"Public location",16.28348,-0.04271,Political,"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" 2538,2018,11,15,CD,"DR Congo",Tanganyika,Kalemie,"Between Fatuma and Maendeleo",0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,2,2,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,-5.993502,29.163729,Unknown,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" 2557,2018,11,15,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,Aleppo,Suhara,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",36.11,36.5,Incidental,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 2547,2018,11,18,MX,Mexico,Guerrero,Taxco,"San Juan Teneria",0,0,0,4,0,0,1,3,0,4,0,0,0,0,1,3,0,4,3,1,0,Shooting,Raid,"Project site",18.593416,-99.692483,Incidental,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 2537,2018,11,20,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Juba,"Juba, Hai Lokilili",0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,"Public location",4.837629,31.548639,Unknown,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" 2540,2018,11,20,KE,Kenya,Chakama,,,0,1,,,,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,1,0,Kidnapping,Raid,"Public location",-3.117136,39.627166,Political,"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 2630,2018,11,23,SV,"El Salvador","San Salvador",Panchimalco,Apopa,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,1,0,"Rape/sexual assault ",Ambush,Road,13.48,-89.183,Economic,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" 2543,2018,11,24,CF,"Central African Republic",Haute-Kotto,Bocaranga,Gbama,0,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,2,0,0,2,Kidnapping,Raid,"Project site",7.299303,15.528852,Political,"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" 2655,2018,11,28,BD,Bangladesh,Chittagong,Chittagong,Chittagong,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,"Project site",22.366667,91.8,Economic,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" 2544,2018,11,29,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic","Deir ez-Zor","Deir ez-Zor",Thiban,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,36.662982,39.069734,Political,"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" 2617,2018,11,29,IQ,Iraq,Baghdad,,,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Raid,Office/compound,33.312805,44.361488,Political,"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" 2545,2018,12,4,SY,"Syrian Arab Republic",Aleppo,Afrin,Jendaires,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,"Roadside IED",Combat/Crossfire,"Public location",36.39465,36.6894,Political,"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 2546,2018,12,7,SS,"South Sudan","Eastern Equatoria",Torit,Torit,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault",Ambush,"Public location",4.40998,32.574711,Economic,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" 2548,2018,12,17,CD,"DR Congo","North Kivu",Masisi,Loashi,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,Shooting,Ambush,Road,-1.360432,28.79195,Unknown,"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" 2567,2018,12,17,SS,"South Sudan","Central Equatoria",Yei,Yei,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack",Home,4.092673,30.677393,Incidental,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" 2640,2018,12,21,UG,Uganda,Northern,Yumbe,Bidibidi,3,0,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,2,0,1,0,1,0,3,0,3,0,0,3,"Bodily assault","Mob violence","Project site",3.53,31.35,Unknown,"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" 2648,2018,12,22,TZ,Tanzania,Kigoma,Nduta,"Nduta Camp",0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,"Bodily assault","Individual attack","Project site",-3.689481,30.784619,Unknown,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" 2551,2018,12,26,PK,Pakistan,Balochistan,Quetta,Quetta,1,0,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,Shooting,Unknown,Unknown,30.221951,67.023048,Unknown,Unknown,Unknown,"One female NGO employee working on a Polio program was shot and killed by unknown perpetrators.",Yes,"Official Report"