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ID Month Day Year Sort descending Country UN INGO LNGO and NRCS ICRC IFRC Other Nationals killed Nationals wounded Nationals kidnapped Total national staff Internationals killed Internationals wounded Internationals kidnapped Total international staff Total victims Gender Male Gender Female Gender Unknown Means of attack Attack context Location Latitude Longitude Actor type Actor name Details Verified Source
2569 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnap-killing Unknown Unknown 35.810357 36.612625 Unknown Unknown One aid worker was abducted and killed during the week of January 1-6 (exact date unknown) in the Idlib region of Syria. Gender/organization/exact location unknown at this time. Information received from a public UN press briefing. Yes Media
2858 Jan 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 36.2849665 36.8519377 Non-state armed group: National Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) One male national INGO staff was killed and two others wounded when an armed group affiliated with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) stormed the INGO supported hospital and began shooting randomly. Focal Point reports indicate, clashes erupted between armed factions near Daret Izza town in Aleppo Governate, and the hospital was hit with shelling and small arms fire. Some staff were evacuated, but others were not able to leading to the injuries and death. Yes Focal Point
2558 Jan 5 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 7.300804 18.288171 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member was shot by a group of armed men who entered the INGO compound in Batangafo by force and demanded to see the field coordinator. Once their request was denied, the group opened fire shooting the staff member. They then fired an RPG and fled. MINUSCA responded and transported the injured staff member to the hospital where he died of his injuries. Seven INGO staff members were transported out of the compound to an temporary location for security. Yes Official Report
2588 Jan 7 2019 Iraq 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 36.341584 43.129139 Police or paramilitary Police One male guard at an IDP camp south of Mosul was reportedly taken into custody after refusing entry into the camp by a group of armed local police in an armored vehicle. Information from the reports outlined this refusal was in accordance with the April 2017 government directive barring armed personnel from entering camps. After the guard left work at the camp he was arrested on allegations of ISIS affiliation, and later beaten as well as robbed at the local police station. He was reportedly released later that night after colleague intervention. Yes Media
2979 Jan 8 2019 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 14.766667 -91.183333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male staff member was injured after he was assaulted by unknown perpetrators who ambushed a bus and robbed its passengers. The bus was travelling from Solola to Chimaltenango, when 6 passengers began shooting on the bus, threatening the passengers, and disrupting the route. The staff member had his injuries checked at a medical clinic. Yes Focal Point
2908 Jan 10 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road 15.7030403 43.6039301 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO contracted truck driver was assaulted and injured by a mob of 50 civilians in the Kuaidenah Market. Reports indicate 50% of the truck contents were taken by the mob. Yes Focal Point
2917 Jan 12 2019 Yemen 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 27.0365406 14.4290236 Non-state armed group: Subnational Tuareg tribe Three UN agency contracted truck drivers were kidnapped by a NSAG suspected to be connected with the Tuarge tribe. They were held until January 19 and released after negotiations. Yes Focal Point
2566 Jan 15 2019 Central African Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.394673 18.558189 Criminal Unknown One male UN international staff member was injured when shot during a carjacking incident at the 14 villas neighbourhood of Bangui. After injuring him in the leg, the two unknown assailants fled the scene with the staff members vehicle, which was later recovered by security forces in the Yasmadi neighbourhood of Bangui. The international staff member was treated at a hospital and is in stable condition. Yes Official Report
2980 Jan 17 2019 Philippines 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.22 125.07 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members travelling by motorbike in Polomolok were shot when unknown perpetrators on separate motorbikes ambushed the staff members, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Once the injured staff regained consciousness he realized all their belongings were taken including their motorbike. Yes Focal Point
2568 Jan 18 2019 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Raid Home 5.767948 20.675651 Unknown Unknown One male humanitarian staff was killed during a violent burglary of his home in Bambari. Yes Media
2958 Jan 19 2019 Cote D'Ivoire 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Public location 5.316667 -4.033333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured during an armed robbery. Yes Focal Point
2610 Jan 19 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Unknown 5.767948 20.675651 Non-state armed group: Subnational Union for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC) One INGO staff member and a local teacher (not counted here) were reportedly killed amidst a barrage of gunfire on January 19, 2019, in Bambari Town. Reports indicate UCP militants and UN soldiers were present in the area and involved in the violent clash. Pending Media
2847 Jan 20 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound -4.08 31.01 Unknown Unknown One INGO security guard was injured during a break in and was admitted to the hospital for his injuries. Yes Focal Point
2971 Jan 23 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 16.2716694 -0.04472 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO national staff member was assaulted and injured after a group of 7 people were ambushed at an illegal checkpoint in Mamadou Talatou, Gao. Yes Focal Point
2875 Jan 24 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 21.2237441 92.1057549 Criminal Bandits One national male INGO staff member was injured when unknown criminal bandits raided the office compound in Ukhia area of Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
2570 Jan 26 2019 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.44038 70.441856 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national staff was injured when a magnetic IED, attached to a UN implementing partner vehicle responsible for mine clearance, detonated, also killing a dependent of the staff member (not counted here) in the vehicle. Yes Official Report
2575 Jan 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Detention Custody 36.202106 37.134258 Unknown Unknown One national male NGO volunteer was kidnapped by unknown perpetrators and shot and killed after being held for one week. Yes Media
2860 Jan 27 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.640183 29.178362 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was kidnapped by a suspected criminal group on the road between Goma and Sake. The staff member was among 6 other passengers travelling in private vehicles when they were ambushed near the forest. After the kidnappers made contact with the staff members wife and requested ransom, he was released the following afternoon. Yes Focal Point
2642 Jan 28 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 15.348333 44.206389 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female INGO director was reportedly summoned for questioning by Houthi rebels to their headquarters on January 28 in Sanaa, and after not returning to the organization was assumed kidnapped by the rebels. She was released on February 16, 2019 after international diplomatic pressure. Yes Media
2611 Jan 28 2019 Uganda 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 2.77162 32.297421 Unknown Unknown Two male national INGO guards were assaulted and injured when a group of unknown assailants raided the INGO office in Gulu city on January 28, 2019 at 2:00am local time. Reports indicate organization resources estimated at millions of shilings were damaged during the incident. The two staff members were treated at the Victory Medical Center after the attack. Yes Media
2952 Feb 1 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.03 38.74 Unknown Unknown One international male INGO staff member was choked by a perpetrator on the street until he lost consciousness. He was then robbed of all belongings. Yes Focal Point
2981 Feb 1 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.7307932 81.1216761 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry individual in Kotaweheragala while visiting the house of a client. He was admitted to the Sirigala Hospital for treatment of injuries to his face. Yes Focal Point
2906 Feb 2 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 22.366667 91.8 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was taken from her house in Chittagong by 7 masked men at 6:30pm. The unknown men forcibly covered her face and dragged her out of her house to a nearby field. The perpetrators assaulted and robbed the staff member, cut her hair, threatened her to stop working for the INGO and get married. Focal point reports also indicate the staff member explained other members of her family had been threatened and assaulted in recent months. Yes Focal Point
2905 Feb 5 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 21.43392 91.98703 Unaffiliated Not applicable 1 INGO national staff was wounded after mob violence among unaffiliated civilians erupted on the main road to Thainghkhali, near Cox's Bazar. Focal point reports indicate, a group of civilians were stopping buses and INGO vehicles insisting ID's and documents be checked. The staff member was beaten and taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he was released later the same day. 4 staff members of a separate INGO were also assaulted but we are uable to confirm the extent of their injuries at this time. Yes Focal Point
2677 Feb 5 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.4833 29.45 Unaffiliated Community members One Ebola response team member was assaulted and injured when a group of local residents clashed with aid workers after the transfer of an Ebola case to Tako village in Beni Territory. The organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2902 Feb 8 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 12.0488796 24.8806896 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed when an unknown civilian entered the INGO compound in Nyala and began shooting. Yes Focal Point
2972 Feb 8 2019 Mali 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.4842997 -4.18296 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 3 male INGO national staff members were kidnapped by an armed group in the area while travelling through Mopti region. They were held for 5 days then released. Yes Focal Point
2576 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 14.79209 44.294258 Non-state armed group: National Unknown One male and one female national humanitarian workers were reportedly shot and killed by a Houthi sniper while delivering aid in the Abar area east of the city of Taiz. Yes Media
2612 Feb 8 2019 Yemen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 15.328226 45.874382 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One national male UN contracted staff was injured when his truck carrying aid was reportedly hit by an SLC airstrike in Al Hashawah district, on route to Al Akaik. All commodities in the truck were totally damaged. Yes Official Report
2993 Feb 11 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Home -10.6197026 26.3190398 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was shot in the leg in his home after a group of unknown perpetrators broke into his home to steal goods and a cash wedding dowry. Yes Focal Point
2890 Feb 14 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Office/compound 15.5517702 32.5324097 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when a civilian attacked him in the office compound in Khartoum. Yes Focal Point
2584 Feb 18 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Unknown Project site 35.825691 36.682449 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO volunteer was critically wounded after a VBIED exploded, while carrying out humanitarian duties in Idlib. The volunteer is reportedly in a coma due to these injuries. Yes Media
2711 Feb 19 2019 Burkina Faso 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.480656 -1.558156 Unknown Unknown A Red Cross vehicle was ambushed on route between Kaya and Djibo. Unknown perpetrators kidnapped three Red Cross staff and their driver. One staff was released on March 23, 2019, another on April 29, 2019, and one remains in captivity as of June 2020. Yes ACLED
2585 Feb 21 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 6.203993 31.558729 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) One INGO staff member distributing food in the morning inside the PoC site was assaulted by an IDP. The reason for the assault is unknown, and the staff member's minor injuries were treated locally. Yes Official Report
2852 Feb 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road -0.1549602 29.2437011 Unknown Unknown One UN agency contracted driver transporting 33 tons of food from Goma to Mangina was killed near the town of Kasegha, south of Lubero. Focal point reports indicate the driver exited the vehicle for a rest and a nearby grenade unearthed on the road by a construction worker exploded. Yes Focal Point
2884 Feb 27 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 6.5423298 21.98633 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after an INGO project site was raided. Yes Focal Point
2586 Feb 28 2019 Somalia 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 2.76956 42.06527 Non-state armed group: National Unknown 6 national aid workers have reportedly been kidnapped in the Gedo region of Somalia. Initial reports indicate around 10 people were taken, but some managed to escape and alert authorities. Although no group has officially taken responsibility, Al Shabaab is being blamed. Yes Media
2589 Mar 1 2019 Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Landmine Ambush Road 13.376944 44.478333 Unknown Unknown An INGO contracted truck struck a landlmine while passing by Al-Huwaimi village on March 1, injuring two. No further details available at this time. Yes Official Report
2607 Mar 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35 38 Unknown Unknown One male International staff member died while working in a medical facility in a refugee camp when the area was hit by an airstrike. Details regarding the exact date/location and administration within the camp is unknown at this time. Yes Media
2874 Mar 3 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One national male INGO staff member was assaulted by an angry beneficiary for unknown reasons in the Azraq Refugee Camp. Yes Focal Point
2914 Mar 4 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Unaffiliated Not applicable One INGO reception centre guard was injured when he was attacked by a group of nearby male civilians. INGO staff were attempting to instruct a woman on infant bathing safety, when she became irritable. As the group of nearby men heard the issue they approached the staff holding knives. The staff fled and the nearby guard attempted to control the mob when he was stabbed. He was taken to a health facility where he received medical attention. Yes Focal Point
2916 Mar 7 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.1056708 38.2849463 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was seriously injured when a group of four unknown perpetrators attacked him at a mini bus stop in Shire. The staff was assaulted and robbed, suffering a fractured hip among other injuries. Yes Focal Point
3011 Mar 9 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.8142 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three male NGO staff members were hit during a Russian coalition airstrike of Mintar village in Idlib. One staff lost his life and the other two were seriously injured. Yes Focal Point
2915 Mar 10 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.415 34.515 Aid recipient Refugees One male INGO guard at a refugee camp in Kyegegwa was injured when a refugee cut him with a razor blade after mob violence erupted over missing documentation. Yes Focal Point
2590 Mar 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.22 35.41 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer was killed after the organization's center in Murek, Hama was reportedly targeted by regime artillery. Yes Media
2883 Mar 11 2019 Burkina Faso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Ambush Road 14.1005099 -1.6226538 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was kidnapped on the road in Djibo, Soum by unknown perpetrators. Focal point reports indicate the staff are now safe. Yes Focal Point
2853 Mar 11 2019 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.846687 31.852221 Criminal Unknown One UN agency contracted truck driver carrying commodities was ambushed by unknown criminal elements near Mogiri on the Juba-Terekeka road to Bor. He was kidnapped and held for three days, released on March 13. Yes Focal Point
2717 Mar 12 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Raid Project site 6.514587 21.960187 Non-state armed group: National The Popular Front for the Rebirth of Central African Republic (FPRC) One male national INGO staff member died after being reportedly beaten and tortured by FPRC Fighters southwest of Bria city in Piya District. The staff member and other employees were working on a well project when the rebel fighters approached the project site at 11:00am LT and demanded information about a supposed theft of boots/flashlights and missing rangers. When the group of staff were not able to provide any useful information, the staff member was taken and killed. Yes ACLED
2880 Mar 14 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Complex attack Combat/Crossfire Project site 34.9197738 65.2909179 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO security guard at a healthy facility in Char Sada, was killed when clashes between the Taliban and the Afghan National Army (ANA) erupted in the area around the project site. Yes Focal Point
2601 Mar 15 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Project site 7.390836 18.392444 Unknown Unknown One national INGO employee was shot and wounded by two armed assailants while reportedly distributing food near Bamara-Kassai (17km North of Batangafo). The staff member was evacuated to Batangafo for medical attention, and the assailants fled before a UN patrol arrived. Yes Official Report
2968 Mar 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.325 15.322222 Criminal Unknown One female INGO national staff member was robbed and beaten by criminals and left by the Congo river. Yes Focal Point
2602 Mar 19 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 14.7909 42.9709 Unknown Unknown One female INGO national employee was killed when she was hit by shrapnel while standing on the roof of her house in Hodeidah. Her sister, also on the roof, was wounded (not counted here). Yes Media
2609 Mar 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Unknown Unknown 0.129899 29.292641 Aid recipient Ebola victim families One UN staff member was assaulted by a group of Butembo residents and alleged family members of an Ebola victim. A total of three UN staff were assaulted, with only one injured and treated at the local Ebola treatment center. This incident follows a trend of numerous attacks on aid workers in North Kivu throughout March 2019. Yes Official Report
2982 Mar 25 2019 Bolivia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 17.8 -63.183333 Unknown Unknown One INGO male guard was injured after being hit in the head with a shovel by 4 unknown perpetrators who raided the office in Gutierrez. The intruders stole motorcycles, cellphones and laptops. Yes Focal Point
2608 Mar 26 2019 Yemen 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 17.033027 44.107973 Foreign or coalition forces Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) One health worker and one guard at the INGO supported Ritaf rural hospital were killed during an airstrike on March 26, 2019. An explosion occurred when a missile reportedly struck the gas station near the entrance to hospital, approximately 60 miles from the city of Saada in northwest Yemen, at 9:30am. Seven people died in the blast including four children and the two staff members (only staff counted here). Yes Official Report
2614 Mar 27 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 31.413847 35.110296 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male national INGO volunteer was reportedly shot and killed by Israeli forces during a clash at the Dheisha refugee camp south of Bethlehem in the West Bank. Reports outline the volunteer paramedic was working within the camp, when others in the area throwing rocks prompted a response from Israeli soldiers. Yes Media
2983 Mar 29 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 8.0369211 80.4725346 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO was assaulted by an individual after he visited a clients house to collect payments. The staff member's neck was injured and he spent 2 days in the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2613 Mar 30 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 5.513779 20.827387 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when armed assailants reportedly began shooting at the group riding motorcycles around 1:10pm. The staff member and 3 others were travelling near the town of Pavika on the Alindao-Bangassou axis, when their group was attacked on the road. The injured staff member was admitted to a local hospital for treatment. Yes Official Report
2678 Mar 31 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 0.15 29.283333 Unaffiliated Community members Two Ebola response team members were assaulted and injured by a group of local residents in Butembo. The team was preforming a burial of one Ebola victim in Mwemero Cellule, Wayene Quarter, Bulengera Commune of Butembo, when they were attacked. The injured staff were taken to the Butembo Ebola sub-coordination office for first aid. Organization is listed as other due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2891 Apr 3 2019 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 0.14164 29.2911701 Unaffiliated Not applicable Three female national staff members of an INGO were wounded when civilian mob violence erupted in the office compound in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2973 Apr 3 2019 Haiti 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 19.356047 -72.583995 Criminal Unknown 2 male INGO national staff members were injured after being shot at an illegal criminal checkpoint while travelling between Port au Paix and Port au Prince. Yes Focal Point
2646 Apr 4 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.3 18.3 Unknown Unknown One national male INGO staff member was shot and killed while travelling by Bolhom village at approximately 6:00am. The staff members motorcycle was also taken by the unknown perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2984 Apr 4 2019 Burundi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Home -2.718 30.318556 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO staff member and his family were caught in a complex armed group attack in Buhinyuza. His wife was shot and the staff member was injured after grenade blasts hit the home. Yes Focal Point
2892 Apr 6 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 0.14164 29.2911701 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two male national INGO staff were wounded when a civilian assaulted them at a project site in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2854 Apr 9 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 31.7880105 65.5707852 Unknown Unknown Four male NGO staff members travelling in a person vehicle in Khakrez district, Kandahar, were kidnapped by unknown armed perpetrators. They were released unharmed 7 days later. Yes Focal Point
2955 Apr 12 2019 Mexico 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Raid Unknown 19.433333 -99.133333 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was assaulted by two men and robbed in a supermarket. Yes Focal Point
2656 Apr 18 2019 Mali 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.083333 -2.666667 Unknown Unknown On April 17 between the towns of Douentza and Boni in Kerena village, 2 INGO staff members and 1 local NGO (all national staff) were kidnapped by unknown armed men. The NGO staff member was released days later on April 22, and the INGO staff were released on July 31 (3.5 months later). Yes Official Report
2653 Apr 19 2019 Nigeria 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 Shooting Raid Public location 10.312581 7.679319 Unknown Unknown On April 19 2019 at 11:40 pm LT, armed assailants entered a hotel resort in Kaduna state and began shooting, killing two individuals including one female international INGO aid worker. After firing at hotel guests the armed assailants reportedly took away three people, whose whereabouts are unknown at the time of writing. Yes Media
2654 Apr 19 2019 DR Congo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 0.127778 29.2875 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable On April 19 2019, one male international UN aid worker was shot and killed, while another male national staff member was shot and wounded. The perpetrators reported to be armed militia, attacked the Ebola treatment group in Butembo with indiscriminate use of firearms. Attacks on Ebola response aid workers have recently been common in areas of the DRC affected, causing some medical INGOs to withdraw. Yes Media
2693 Apr 19 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Road 4.166667 9.233333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national NGO driver was kidnapped near the Mermoz Hotel, 1.3km from the UN office in Buea town. The staff and the family members (not counted here) taken with him were held for 2 days by a non-state armed group active in the area. Yes Media
2657 Apr 22 2019 Kenya 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -2.0789 41.1338 Unknown Unknown One female Red Cross volunteer was attacked by unknown assailants with a large knife while closing her store, unrelated to Red Cross activities, in Mbwajumwali village at 11:00pm. Media reports indicate the volunteer was killed after suffering several large and serious lacerations. There is an ongoing police investigation Yes Media
2659 Apr 23 2019 Haiti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 18.533333 -72.333333 Unknown Unknown One male national UN staff member was travelling from the airport in Port-Au-Prince in a private vehicle, when the car was attacked during a traffic stop. Due to traffic the car was stopped on Sans Fil road near Rue Saint- Martin, when two armed assailants demanding personnel belongings from the individuals in the vehicle shot into the car. The staff member was rushed to the hospital after being shot, but succumbed to his wounds during surgery. An investigation is ongoing. Yes Official Report
2710 Apr 24 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -1.384977 28.092944 Unknown Unknown 2 national INGO staff members were ambushed approximately 18km outside the city of Walikale on the Malikale-Masisi road, while returning from Mpofi. During the ambush the 2 staff members were kidnapped by unknown perpetrators. The staff were later released. Yes ACLED
2676 Apr 25 2019 Pakistan 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 Shooting Raid Project site 30.631561 66.736965 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One female polio vaccination team member was shot and killed, and another injured, while administering the vaccine in the remote village of Sultan Zai, 100km Northwest of Quetta, Balochistan. The team was ambushed in the village by unknown armed assailants, who began shooting at the group. There were reports of four other attacks on polio vaccination teams that week in Pakistan. Yes Media
2885 Apr 26 2019 Niger 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Raid Office/compound 13.2143917 12.0289902 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO watchman was injured when his INGO base was attacked by unknown perpetrators in Maine Soroa, Diffa. Reports indicate 3 months after this incident, due to escalating violence, the INGO was forced to shut down all programming in the area. Yes Focal Point
2985 Apr 28 2019 Sri Lanka 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 6.889722 80.598056 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male INGO staff member was assaulted and injured after he was attacked by the husband of a loan client at their house. He was treated at the hospital. Yes Focal Point
2986 Apr 30 2019 Mozambique 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -14.716667 34.366667 Unknown Unknown One male INGO was attacked while returning from a field mission in Ndaula, 62 km from Vila Ulongue. The attack occurred 5km from the INGO office in Vila Ulongue. The staff was riding a motorcycle when a group with big sticks and machetes struck him and stole his laptop, cellphone and glasses. Yes Focal Point
2974 May 1 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.231487 29.8005027 Staff member Day labourer One male INGO staff member was injured after a contracted day labourer assaulted him while he was distributing wages to the labourers. Reports indicate the attack was ethnically motivated as the staff member was from a different state than the labourer. Yes Focal Point
2680 May 4 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One national male NGO volunteer was struck by aerial bombardment in the Idlib countryside near the village of Rayaka, while on route to respond to a civilian call. The volunteer sustained a serious head wound which he later succumbed to. Motive for the attack is unconfirmed, but considering the location and the marked vehicle it appears unlikely to be incidental. Yes Media
2664 May 5 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Vehicle-born IED Ambush Road 34.4 70.366667 Unknown Unknown Four NGO staff members travelling in Surkh Rod district were injured when a Magnetic Improvised Explosive Device (MIED) attached to an NGO rented vehicle detonated. Yes Official Report
2859 May 5 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.6990115 36.6053435 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was killed at his home during a massive aerial bombardment campaign by the Russian and Syrian Militaries reportedly targeting Hait Tahrir al Sham (HTS) shelling locations in the area of Deir Sunbul, Idlib. Yes Focal Point
2987 May 7 2019 Haiti 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 19.15 -72.016667 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was shot by two unknown armed men outside his home in Hinche. He was treated at a local hospital. Yes Focal Point
2667 May 8 2019 Afghanistan 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Raid Project site 34.533333 69.166667 Unknown Unknown Three male national INGO staff members were killed at their project office in Kabul after a VBIED detonated, targeting another INGOs nearby office. Reports indicate 2 others were killed and 15 injured (not counted here). One driver for another INGO was sitting in a car nearby suffered burns to his hands and glass fragments in his face and body Yes Official Report
2694 May 11 2019 Nigeria 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Public location 11.833333 13.15 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram One NGO national humanitarian worker was killed in an attack attributed to Boko Haram in Moranti, near Tashan Joni area of Maiduguri at 7:00pmLT. 8 bodies were recovered after the incident including the NGO worker, and four civilian bodies are still reported to be missing. Pending Media
2704 May 11 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.401936 34.386018 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian paramedic with the Palestinian Red Crescent was reportedly shot in the face with a rubber bullet, while preforming humanitarian activities, by the Israeli military. The military shots came from the border wall east of Khan Younis on May 11, 2019. On June 11, 2019 the RC volunteer succumbed to his wounds and died in a hospital in Gaza. Yes Media
2960 May 14 2019 Somalia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 4.030278 42.296667 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab Two INGO national staff members were reportedly kidnapped in Geedweyne, 30km east of Dolow. The staff members were on mission in the remote village when the incident occurred. Information on their release is unavailable at this time. Yes Media
2679 May 16 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Unknown 35.6581 68.0478 Staff member Security guard One female midwife at an NGO clinic located in Ruyi Dab District of Samangan province was allegedly sexually assaulted by 6 local individuals and a security guard from the NGO clinic. Reports indicate the suspects are now in custody. Yes Official Report
2855 May 16 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road -3.3728836 29.1448793 Criminal Unknown One UN agency contracted truck driver was ambushed on the road 55km north of Uvira near the villages of Bwegera by unknown criminal perpetrators. The driver was kidnapped and held for ransom for two days and then released. Yes Focal Point
2873 May 20 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 21.2126 92.1634 Aid recipient Refugees One national male INGO staff member was assaulted by angry beneficiaries in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar. Yes Focal Point
2691 May 21 2019 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.775 33.59 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two UN agency staff members of a demining team were shot and seriously injured when ambushed by an armed group. The road ambush occurred after the team left Kapoeta on route to Buno minefield. The two staff members were flown to Juba for medical treatment. Yes Official Report
2681 May 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.814167 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two national male NGO volunteers were wounded due to a second attack, while responding to victims of an airstrike in Jisr ash-Shugur, Idlib. Both volunteers received medical attention for their injuries. Reports indicate one civilian was killed and seven wounded during the airstrike. Yes Media
2682 May 23 2019 Burkina Faso 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Kidnapping Raid Project site 14.104039 -1.629995 Unknown Unknown Three UN Agency partner national staff members were abducted from their project site at the Goudoubo Health Centre in the Mentao Refugee Camp, outside of Djibo. During the incident an agency vehicle was taken and two female staff members were temporarily held, but released shortly after (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2866 May 23 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Individual attack Public location 4.8516502 31.5824699 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national INGO staff member was sexually assaulted by an unaffiliated male in Juba. She received medical attention after the attack. Yes Focal Point
2685 May 24 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 32.1415 61.2096 Foreign or coalition forces International Military Forces (IMF) During an international military airstrike targeting anti-government elements at 12:17am LT, an NGO compound in Shib Koh district was also destroyed killing two national NGO staff members. Reports indicate 8 militants were also killed during the strike. Yes Official Report
2684 May 25 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Mob violence Project site 0.517895 29.311459 Unaffiliated Community members One member of the Ebola team for prevention and control of infections died after suffering serious injuries during an attack. Reports indicate local residents of the Mabalako health sector in Vusahiro village attacked the Ebola team. The seriously injured staff member was being transferred to a hospital when he succumbed to his wounds. Organization is listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
2686 May 27 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 35.64 64.28 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable While conducting an EPI vaccine survey, 4 NGO staff members were abducted by anti-government elements in Qaysar District of Faryab Province. The 2 female staff members were released shortly after (not counted here), but the 2 male staff members are still being held. Yes Official Report
2909 May 29 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 31.9054 36.5809 Aid recipient Refugees One female INGO staff member was injured when a large rock was thrown into a project site and hit her on the head. Focal point reports indicate the staff member was hosting a meal event for girls and women in the safe space inside the Azraq Refugee Camp Village 2, when another male resident threw a large rock onto the shading tent above the centre while yelling 'women should stay home.' The staff member was taken to the hospital and received a CT scan. Yes Focal Point
2863 Jun 1 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Home 31.0261488 62.4504154 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped and held for several days by the Taliban in Nimroz province. The staff member was on leave in his home village when he was abducted, but he was able to convince the perpetrators he was a student, not an aid worker, leading to his release. Yes Focal Point
2695 Jun 2 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 6.2125 31.560833 Staff member Not applicable One female INGO staff member was physically assaulted by a male colleague national staff at the Bor PoC site. The assault reportedly occurred because the female staff refused demands to medically treat the male colleague's wife. UNPOL arrested the male staff member and the female staff's injuries were treated at the INGO clinic. Yes Official Report
2954 Jun 4 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -3.366667 36.683333 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured when his bag was snatched on a roadway in Arusha. Yes Focal Point
2738 Jun 5 2019 DR Congo 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road -0.155 29.24 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown militants while travelling by road in the Lubero territory of North Kivu province. Reports indicate both staff members were released on June 7. Yes ACLED
2900 Jun 6 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.9474902 29.1947098 Host state DR Congo Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and killed after being ambushed by the DR Congo Armed Forces in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
3009 Jun 6 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 1.55941 30.25224 Unaffiliated Community members One ICRC national male staff member was assaulted after community members broke out into mob violence, in a project site in Bunia, over Ebola stigma. Yes Focal Point
2953 Jun 10 2019 Tunisia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 36.8 10.17 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was assaulted and robbed on her way home from work. Yes Focal Point
2703 Jun 10 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Ambush Road 8.76328 29.856159 Unknown Unknown While travelling from Khat to Boaw in Koch district, the NGO vehicle was shot at by unknown criminals and kept driving. Two national staff members were shot, and managed to continue moving until the Tar Jath airfield near Rier. They were transported to a medical clinic in Bentiu, and later to Juba. Yes Official Report
3016 Jun 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.456667 36.746389 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were injured in Russian Coalition airstrikes in Tamanaah. Yes Focal Point
2718 Jun 15 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.775 33.59 Unaffiliated Community members Two male national NGO staff members, one team leader and a driver, were injured when beaten and dragged from their vehicles after their convoy was stopped by a group of villagers in Eastern Equatorial. The aid worker victims were part of an NGO team of enumerators, who were reportedly targeted by the villagers because of their perceived ethnicity and affiliation. After the two staff members were dragged from the convoy and beaten, some community members contacted the NGO and confirmed their positions which deescalated the situation and the NGO team vehicles were allowed to depart the area. Yes Official Report
2872 Jun 15 2019 Jordan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 31.915877 36.589156 Aid recipient Refugees One male national INGO staff member was assaulted by angry aid recipients in the Azraq Refugee Camp. Yes Focal Point
2877 Jun 15 2019 Niger 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 13.31411 12.60934 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One national male INGO staff member and a INGO contracted driver were killed by unknown armed militants while at a water treatment project site in Tcholori village, near the border with Nigeria approximately 20 miles from Diffa. One other staff member was injured in the attack. Yes Focal Point
2709 Jun 16 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Unknown 9.962839 33.730204 Unaffiliated Community members One INGO staff member was assaulted and shot twice after an altercation in Bunj town, Maban county. The altercation reportedly occurred at 20:30, after the staff member got in a verbal argument with two other men which escalated. Reports indicate one man was arrested by local police. Yes Official Report
2713 Jun 19 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Public location 8.082926 31.979923 Unaffiliated Community members Two national INGO staff members were shot by a community member in Patluak village near Pulchuol. The perpetrator reportedly mistook the two aid workers for 'his enemies.' The two staff members received medical attention for non-life-threatening injuries at a clinic walking distance away, and the shooter was arrested. Yes Official Report
2712 Jun 20 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three national NGO volunteers were killed during an airstrike, and three other volunteers were also seriously injured at 10:50am LT on June 20, 2019. Reports indicate the airstrike directly targeted the NGO ambulance while it was transporting a patient in the Maarrat Al-Numan area of Idlib province on a rural road. Yes Official Report
2904 Jun 21 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 34.5281296 69.1723328 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was stabbed in the leg with a knife while walking to a neary shop, 150 meters from his home in Kabul. Four unknown men were involved in the attack, and likely intended to rob the staff member. Yes Focal Point
2719 Jun 23 2019 South Sudan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Office/compound 4.85 31.6 Staff member Security guards Two male national UN guards at the compound in Juba, were injured when striking employees pelted stones at them at 12:45 LT. The protests at the main gate reportedly involved 100 striking guards. The two guards injured with stones received medical attention after being escorted out of the crowd. Yes Official Report
2728 Jun 24 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.478014 32.721848 Unknown Unknown While travelling from Torit to Kapoeta, an NGO vehicle carrying one driver and 9 NGO staff members was ambushed by unknown armed individuals. The aid workers were robbed of mobile phones and cash, assaulted and threatened. After the attack, the driver managed to transport all 9 passengers to Camp 15 where one injured worker received medical attention. Some reports indicate more aid workers were wounded, but this has not been verified at this time. Yes Official Report
2720 Jun 25 2019 Central African Republic 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Non-state armed group: Subnational Anti-Balaka Three INGO staff members were assaulted and injured after anti-Balaka armed actors broke into their home. During the armed incursion, the staff were robbed of their mobile phones, cash, and other items. The staff members received medical treatment at a local hospital, and the perpetrators were handed over to MINUSCA by a local anti-Balaka leader. Yes Official Report
2714 Jun 26 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Unknown 7.28 28.68 Unknown Unknown One NGO employee was reportedly shot and killed along with 3 others in Akucieng, 5km from Tonj town. The inter-community violence was carried out by unknown armed men around 3:00 am LT. Yes Official Report
2715 Jun 26 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.438889 36.651111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition 2 national NGO volunteers were killed and 4 others wounded, during a reported Russian double tap airstrike, while attempting to evacuate injured people in an ambulance. The airstrike occurred in Khan Sheikhoun town, of Maarrat Al-Numan district, which has seen recent extensive aerial bombardment. Yes Media
2727 Jul 2 2019 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Unknown Unknown 2.333333 42.283333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable The head of a local NGO in the Gredo region of Somalia was killed by a group of armed assailants approximately 4km from Baardheere in Bula Cadey. Three NGO staff members were also taken at the same time as the killing, and were released unharmed 5 hours later and 46km away (not counted here). Yes Official Report
2729 Jul 3 2019 Sudan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Unknown Road 13.177669 23.642486 Unknown Unknown 5 national NGO staff members were kidnapped 4km outside of Golo in Kaironga village on July 3, 2019. All 5 staff members were released the following day after reports a ransom was paid. Yes Official Report
3006 Jul 3 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 9.0249701 38.746891 Unaffiliated Not applicable One female INGO national staff was assaulted by community members in Alek, Ethiopia. Yes Focal Point
2731 Jul 6 2019 Mali 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Roadside IED Ambush Road 16.6 -4.466667 Unknown Unknown 4 national NGO staff members were injured when their vehicle hit a road-side IED or possible landmine between Ehabak and Zouerat Elhamar, 10 km east of Razelma Commune, Timbuktu Region. The injured staff members were evacuated to a hospital for treatment, and the vehicle was severely damaged. Information about the group linked to the explosive is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2881 Jul 6 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1 64.2667 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO staff member was shot and killed by Taliban perpetrators on the road as he was travelling to the local health centre. Yes Focal Point
2739 Jul 8 2019 Chad 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Public location 13.578103 21.824944 Unknown Unknown Two aid workers were killed after a group of unknown armed perpetrators raided a bar in Farchana, Ouaddai. The perpetrators stole cash and opened fire wounding two other people (not counted here). Yes Media
2742 Jul 8 2019 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Shooting Raid Project site 34.2164 68.2952 Police or paramilitary Afghan National Security Forces Reports indicate, Afghan National Security Forces raided an INGO health clinic in Tangi Saidan, Day Mirdad district of Wardak around 9:00pm LT. The security forces shot and killed an aid recipient within the clinic, bound four other individuals and took them outside for an interrogation. Information currently available highlights ANSF were seeking information regarding possible connections to the Taliban. During the interrogation two staff members were shot and killed approximately 50 meters from the facility. A third INGO staff member is missing and presumed detained by the forces. Yes Media
2747 Jul 10 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 35.32 36.32 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One NGO national aid volunteer was reportedly killed in Russian-Syrian military airstrikes on the town of Maara Hrema in the Aleppo countryside. The aid volunteer was killed when in his home in a displaced persons camp with his daughter. Two other volunteer's nearby were wounded. Yes Media
2893 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 0.14164 29.2911701 Unknown Unknown Three female and one male national staff of an INGO were all wounded in a shooting when unknown armed perpetrators raided and robbed the office compound in Butembo. Yes Focal Point
2950 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -2.633333 26.1 Unknown Unknown Three INGO national staff were injured and one national staff member was killed during an ambush on the road. Yes Focal Point
2733 Jul 11 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Unknown Individual attack Public location -2.536656 25.752575 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia One national staff member of a INGO local partner was killed by members of a Mai Mai militia in the vicinity of Lomami Park, Maniema province, near the FARDC Camp in Lakakando and the Likolongo village. Reports indicate three other NGO personnel were assaulted but the extent of their injuries is unknown. After, the perpetrators burned three NGO motorcycles and left with stolen belongings. Yes Official Report
2732 Jul 12 2019 Somalia 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 Shooting Raid Public location -0.358056 42.545278 Non-state armed group: Regional Unknown One male international INGO director and one UN agency manager were shot and killed after an attack by Al Shabaab militants on the Assey Hotel in Kismayo, Somalia. Media reports indicate the militants used a vehicle borne explosive device to obstruct the front entrance, where after at least 4 perpetrators entered the hotel and attacked those inside with weapons. The perpetrators were in the building for more than 14 hours and killed 25 other people. Yes Media
3018 Jul 13 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.37425 36.6033 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male NGO staff members were injured during an airstrike in Kafr Zita. Yes Focal Point
2748 Jul 14 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Unknown Individual attack Home -0.566667 28.7 Unaffiliated Community members 2 national Ebola health aid workers were reportedly killed in their homes the night of July 14, 2019 by angry community members in North Kivu. The health ministry reported the workers suffered months of threats prior to the attack. Attacks against Ebola aid workers in North Kivu is occurring more often due to the distrust for causes and treatments for the disease among community members. Staff members are listed as 'other' due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Media
2734 Jul 15 2019 South Sudan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.26 29.8 Aid recipient Internally Displaced People (IDPs) During a fight between two groups of IDPs at a humanitarian cafeteria in Bentiu, 3 UN contracted staff were seriously injured. Reports were only able to confirm one as UN humanitarian staff at this time (other two not counted here). The staff members received medical attention at the UNMISS level II hospital and were later discharged. Yes Official Report
2736 Jul 16 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 9.347376 31.489106 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) Three INGO staff members and the boat driver were travelling by river from Malakal to Tongo, when they were stopped by members of the South Sudan Peoples Defense Forces (SSPDF) in Kaldak at 12h00. After a search of their boat resulted in cash being found, the SSPDF reportedly detained the staff members and boat driver after accusations of transporting money to the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army-in-Opposition (SPLA-IO). While the staff members were being interrogated, the boat driver was severely beaten. After support from UNOCHA and state authorities, negotiations resulted in the release of all staff with the money initially under question at 19h00. The boat driver received medical attention at the UNMISS clinic. Yes Official Report
2735 Jul 17 2019 Ukraine 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 48.006667 37.512778 Aid recipient Not applicable One UN agency staff member was assaulted in the parking lot of the Krasnohorivka hospital, by a recipient of UN agency assistance. Another UN staff member intervened, stopping the assault. The assaulted staff sustained damaged teeth, bruises and a swollen face. Yes Official Report
2894 Jul 19 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Road -5.9127393 29.1913918 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was wounded when assaulted due to mob violence on the road in Kalemie. Yes Focal Point
2737 Jul 19 2019 Nigeria 0 7 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 7 3 1 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 13.105 12.506667 Non-state armed group: Regional Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) 7 INGO staff members travelling in the border region of Borno state near the town of Damasak, were ambushed and attacked by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants. One driver was killed during the attack, and two other drivers, three health workers and an aid worker were kidnapped and were still held as of September 2019. On September 26th 2019, one of the six hostages was killed. On December 13, 2019 four of the remaining hostages were killed. Reports indicate the remaining captive is female. Currently denoted in the AWSD as being a national staff member. Updates will be made as more information becomes available. Yes Media
2749 Jul 21 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.438889 36.651111 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO aid volunteer and media activist was killed after three reported Russian-Syrian military airstrikes repeatedly hit the city of Khan Shaikhoun in Idlib governate, in the area he was working. Yes Media
2740 Jul 22 2019 Somalia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 2.0299564 45.3101475 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One UN national staff member was injured by the blast after a VIED reportedly rammed the main gate of the Afrik Hotel located in Mogadishu. Reports indicate the attack is being attributed to Al Shabaab as the blast accordingly also targeted a main security checkpoint near the hotel. Media reports outline 17 civilians were killed and many injured. Yes Official Report
3012 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Project site 35.638611 36.671667 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO staff member was killed after a regime airstrike hit a project site in Marraat Al-Numan. Yes Focal Point
2750 Jul 22 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Raid Public location 31.798611 35.248333 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian Red Cross paramedic was wounded when shot in the stomach by Israeli forces after a reported raid of the Occupied East Jerusalem neighbourhood Al-Issawiya. Reports indicate the occupying forces attacked civilians and attacked Red Cross staff with rubber bullets to prevent them from transporting civilian patients to the hospital. Yes Media
2751 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed by reported Russian-Syrian military airstrikes, while attempting to assist those affected by previous strikes in Maraat Al-Numan. Yes Media
2753 Jul 22 2019 Mexico 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Individual attack Road 17.644444 -101.551111 Criminal Unknown One male national member of the Red Cross board of directors was shot and killed while traveling through downtown Zihuatanejo in a vehicle, by two unknown criminals on a motorcycle. The board member was also traveling with his wife who was taken to the hospital in critical condition (not counted here). Focal point reports indicate the attack motive was not linked to his status with the Red Cross. Yes Media
2761 Jul 22 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.4733 37.0972 Unknown Unknown One male national employee of an INGO was killed along with another civilian after a motorcycle bomb exploded in Tell Rifaat city of Aleppo governate. The motive and perpetrators are currently unknown. Yes Media
2744 Jul 23 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 9.979167 33.75 Aid recipient Refugees Two INGO staff members working within the Doro refugee camp in Maban district, were assaulted and injured by aid recipients after a dispute about the distribution of solar lamps. Reports indicate local and regional authorities had to intervene when a group of community members would not let 6 INGO staff leave until they all received solar lamps. A resolution was achieved with those receiving lamps later and all staff were released at 15h30. Yes Official Report
2745 Jul 26 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.216667 -0.3 Criminal Unknown An INGO vehicle travelling between Ansongo and Tessit, 25 km north of Tessit village, was ambushed by unknown armed men. The criminals stole the INGO rented SUV, robbed the passengers, and abducted the INGO driver. The driver was released the following day. Yes Official Report
2746 Jul 26 2019 South Sudan 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 Bodily assault Mob violence Public location 6.8 33.133333 Unaffiliated Community members During a reported marital dispute between different age groups of the community in Likuangloe, Pibor, Jonglei state, the violence escalated around 18h45. Two off duty national INGO staff members were wounded and one killed during the community violence. Yes Official Report
2754 Jul 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Road 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two paramedics and one ambulance driver were killed when a targeted airstrike destroyed their ambulance as it drove through the Hama countryside to Kafr Zita. The INGO supported ambulance was travelling to Kafr Zita to assist victims of an airstrike that hit the town at 2:00pmLT. Yes Media
2988 Jul 28 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 0.5454656 31.7464393 Unknown Unknown One female INGO staff member was injured after being dragged off a motorbike on her way to the office in Moyo town, near Iboa village, Palorinya Refugee Settlement. The incident occurred amidst a tribal clash between Madi and Gimara clans. Yes Focal Point
2989 Jul 28 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 35.8138694 36.6077207 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO site guard was injured during airstrikes in Ariha, Idlib. He received treatment at a local hospital. These airstrikes came during a multi-day strike campaign against Idlib and Hama. The INGO building was considerably damaged. Yes Focal Point
2743 Jul 29 2019 Myanmar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 20.6 93.2 Host state Myanmar Armed Forces One male INGO national staff member was shot by Myanmar military officers while riding his motorcycle through Mrauk U township in Rakhine State. Army reports indicate the staff member was carrying a grenade and was charged under a counterterrorism law after being taken to the hospital to receive treatment. Yes Media
2752 Jul 29 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.373611 36.601667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was killed at a project site by Russian-Syrian military airstrikes in Kafr Zita, Hama. Reports indicate his family was also killed in the attack which appeared to target the aid workers home and family. Yes Media
2990 Jul 30 2019 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 10.687778 43.936389 Aid recipient Not applicable One male INGO staff member was stabbed by an angry beneficiary at a food distribution point in Lughaya because he attempted to forcefully take items. Yes Focal Point
2848 Aug 2019 Cameroon 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.83566 9.88347 Unknown Unknown 4 male NGO staff members were kidnapped by unknown armed men in in Kulabe 25 km from the town of Batibo (coordinates given for Batibo). The staff members were on humanitarian assignment in the community for sensitization and vulnerable persons programs. They were released after 3 days unharmed. Yes Focal Point
2849 Aug 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.862997 9.768234 Unknown Unknown 1 male NGO staff member was kidnapped by unknown armed men three times over the month of August culminating in over three days of captivity. The staff member was on a humanitarian assignment in Widikum throughout the month. During the final abduction he was financially extorted and beaten. Yes Focal Point
2755 Aug 3 2019 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 14.465 -3.306111 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Two INGO staff members working in Sangha Commune, 35 km north-east of Bandiagara town, were reportedly kidnapped by an unknown armed group. Both were released the following day on August 04. Yes Official Report
2991 Aug 4 2019 Guatemala 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 14.613333 -90.535278 Unknown Unknown One male INGO guard at an additional parking lot for the INGO in Calle Mariscal, Guatemala City was beat by unknown burglars attempting to steal from the compound. He was treated at a hospital and released after a few days. Yes Focal Point
2867 Aug 5 2019 Mali 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Ambush Road 15.9181995 2.4022 Criminal Unknown One national female NGO staff member was sexually assaulted after being stopped by a criminal group on the road in Menaka. She received medical attention after the assault. Yes Focal Point
2757 Aug 7 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Custody 4.85 31.6 Police or paramilitary Spouse/National Security Services (NSS) The Director of a local NGO was reportedly kidnapped by her estranged husband, who is a member of the National Security Services (NSS). The abduction occurred over a family dispute, and the female staff member was assaulted prior to being released. She later received medical attention from a local clinic. Yes Official Report
2758 Aug 7 2019 Central African Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown Two international NGO employees were injured when 6 unidentified armed criminals entered their home in Batangafo and stole a variety of valuables including money. UN security forces responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The two injured staff were treated at the MSF hospital. Yes Official Report
2895 Aug 8 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Mob violence Project site 7.9219687 34.1531947 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded when mob violence erupted at a project site in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
2760 Aug 8 2019 Pakistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Individual attack Road 33.72 73.06 Unknown Unknown One male national driver for a local NGO was injured when his vehicle was targeted by unknown attackers using an IED. The aid worker was travelling in the Esori area of North Waziristan, when the blast damaged the vehicle and injured him. Yes Official Report
2879 Aug 10 2019 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Public location 32.1194242 20.0867909 Unknown Unknown One male UN national staff was wounded when a VBIED parked outside a supermarket in Benghazi exploded. Yes Focal Point
2975 Aug 12 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 11.016667 29.716667 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was injured after an unknown criminal robbed his home and physically assaulted him. Yes Focal Point
3013 Aug 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.549167 36.540833 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO staff member was killed after a Russian Coalition airstrike hit the town of Maar Tahroma. Yes Focal Point
2759 Aug 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Individual attack Project site 35.63 36.67 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two INGO employees, a paramedic and an ambulance driver, were killed at the organizations medical centre after 6 Russian/Syrian military coalition airstrikes targeted the facility and their ambulance. The ambulance was completely destroyed in the attack. Reports indicate this is the 40th attack on healthcare facilities in northwest Syria since April 2019. Yes Official Report
2762 Aug 16 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.7625 35.265833 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One Palestinian Red Crescent volunteer paramedic was shot in the head by the Israeli Army with a rubber bullet. The incident reportedly occurred while the paramedic was trying to assist victims during clashes in the town of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem. He was transferred to the hospital for medical treatment. Yes Media
2763 Aug 17 2019 Myanmar 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Road 23.00241 97.768314 Non-state armed group: Subnational Northern Alliance One male national NGO staff member was reportedly shot and killed by a sniper targeting their aid convoy. The staff member was travelling in an ambulance marked with the organisations name 13 miles from Lashio, Shan state. After the staff member was shot, an RPG hit the ambulance, which is being attributed to the Northern Alliance NSAG. Other staff members were reportedly wounded, but we are unable to confirm those details at this time. Yes Media
2992 Aug 18 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 4.8516502 31.5824699 Police or paramilitary Security Forces One INGO staff member was ambushed by an illegal checkpoint, which reports describe as NSS uniformed officers, on his way home from the office in Juba. The staff was pulled from his vehicle, shot in the leg and was held by the suspected security servicemen until 5:30am where he was then robbed and left on the street. Yes Focal Point
3019 Aug 18 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two NGO staff members were injured during a Russian airstrike in Maarrat Al-Numan. Yes Focal Point
2764 Aug 19 2019 Mali 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Other Explosives Unknown Unknown 16.953333 -0.353889 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of a local NGO in Bourem town, Bourem Cercle, Goa, was injured by a grenade explosion. Yes Official Report
2820 Aug 20 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.587 36.356 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer sustained serious injuries from reported regime bombardment in the town of Shagurit, Hama as he was attempting to assist other civilians. The volunteer was taken to medical facilities in Hama but died of his injuries. Yes Media
2959 Aug 21 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Ambush Road 15.666667 43.933333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was shot and wounded after his vehicle was ambushed on the road in Thi Yai village near Dhamar city. Yes Focal Point
2765 Aug 21 2019 Central African Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 7.3 18.3 Criminal Unknown One security guard at an INGO guest house in Batangafo was severely injured, when a group of 5 unknown criminals broke in. The perpetrators stole a large sum of money, international passports, and 2 computers of staff still sleeping. MINUSCA patrol responded, but the perpetrators had already fled. The security guard was transported to the local hospital, and the INGO staff were escorted to the base. Yes Official Report
2769 Aug 23 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.3 34.25 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One female volunteer paramedic was injured in the head with a plastic-coated steel bullet while trying to assist wounded during the Great March of Return protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Yes Media
2770 Aug 23 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.344444 34.303056 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male volunteer paramedic for the Palestinian Red Crescent Society and one male volunteer paramedic for a local NGO were both wounded with plastic-coated steel bullets at demonstrations in Khan Younis district of the Gaza Strip. The staff members were struck on the left thigh and neck respectively. Yes Media
2772 Aug 24 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road -5.768161 29.051722 Unknown Unknown One male national driver for a UN implementing partner was traveling around 40km on the Kalemie - Nyemba - Nyunzu axis, when his truck carrying fuel to Nyunzu was ambushed by unknown armed assailants. The perpetrators shot the driver in the arm, but he was able to speed away and arrive at a medical centre 50km away to receive medical attention. He was evacuated to Kalemie by air for treatment. Yes Official Report
2819 Aug 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer was injured after regime air strikes struck his town of Kafr Awed, Idlib. The raid also killed 3 and injured 12 other civilians. Yes Media
2766 Aug 28 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Home 0.31 32.52 Unknown Unknown One female national NGO aid worker was abducted by unknown perpetrators outside her home in Busega, a suburb of Kampala. Exact cause of death is unknown, but her body was found the following day in Nakitutuli village in Nama sub-county, Mukono district, and reports indicate it appeared to have head trauma. The female staff member was also reportedly 6 months pregnant at the time of the attack. Yes Media
2896 Aug 29 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 7.9219687 34.1531947 Police or paramilitary Police Two male national staff members were assaulted by police officers after being stopped and temporarily detained on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
2913 Sep 1 2019 Uganda 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 1.9530448 32.1391217 Unknown Unknown One male NGO national staff member was attacked with a knife outside of his house on the street in Bweyale by unknown perpetrators. Reports indicate the staff member was lured outside by a phone call pretending to be a friend, where he was then cut twice on the head and neck. He was taken to hospital where he died the next day. Yes Focal Point
2767 Sep 1 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Public location 35.9917 36.3938 Unknown Unknown One national male staff member of an INGO and NGO in Syria, was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Darkoush town located in the western suburbs of Idlib governate. He was released on September 17, 2019. Yes Media
2957 Sep 2 2019 Afghanistan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 7 0 0 7 Vehicle-born IED Combat/Crossfire Office/compound 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: National Taliban Seven INGO international staff members were injured after a large vehicle borne IED exploded outside the Green Village compound in Kabul. The Taliban took responsibility for the attack that killed 16 and wounded over 100. Yes Focal Point
2771 Sep 4 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 4.85 31.6 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO staff members and their driver were travelling in Juba to the INGO compound when they were stopped by armed men wearing partially civilian and military clothes. Reports indicate the staff members were removed from the vehicle, robbed and the driver was assaulted and placed in the trunk of the vehicle around 2030hLT. The armed perpetrators drove the vehicle around until 2330hLT when it was abandoned. The driver was rescued and received medical attention for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2768 Sep 5 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 8.308999 34.322233 Unknown Unknown Two INGO staff members were ambushed and killed by unknown perpetrators as they were in transit from the Nguenyyiel Refugee Camp. The aid workers were staff in a child nutrition center within the camp. Yes Media
2897 Sep 6 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.9219687 34.1531947 Host state Ethiopian Armed Forces Two male national INGO staff members were shot and killed after being ambushed by the Ethiopian Armed Forces on the road in Gambella. Yes Focal Point
2773 Sep 6 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.859363 31.571251 Unknown Unknown One national staff member of an INGO was assaulted by three unknown armed men and robbed of cash and a mobile phone near Rock City in Juba. The staff member received medical attention for injuries sustained during the assault, and reported the incident to the proper authorities. Yes Official Report
2778 Sep 6 2019 Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Shooting Ambush Road 33.983023 71.57162 Unknown Unknown One female immunization aid worker was shot and killed on her way to work in Peshawar. The staff member was traveling the cities ring road near the Madina CHG Station at 9:00 am when unknown motorists opened fire. Her body was taken to the Khyber Medical College. Yes Media
2774 Sep 8 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.844697 31.603254 Unknown Unknown One male national staff member of a local NGO returning to his house from a neighbours at around 20:30LT, was attacked by 5 men in civilian clothing in the Juba suburb of Buluk. The 5 men robbed the staff member of cash and his mobile phone, and severely damaged his face. The next day he received medical treatment at the Juba Teaching Hospital, and the incident was reported to the authorities. Yes Official Report
2878 Sep 12 2019 Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 31.8625706 70.9018692 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was kidnapped in Gomal city South Waziristan district. His whereabouts are currently unknown. Yes Focal Point
2775 Sep 14 2019 Somalia 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Roadside IED Combat/Crossfire Road 2.65 45.05 Non-state armed group: Regional Al Shabaab One male humanitarian aid worker was killed when a roadside explosion damaged a convoy carrying government representatives. The explosion reportedly occurred on Jowhar-Bal'ad road. Yes Media
2776 Sep 14 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5 Kidnapping Ambush Road 36.374555 68.896679 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Five staff members of a local NGO were reportedly kidnapped by unknown non-state actors, along the Kunduz-Baghlan road in the Khal Zaey area of Baghlan province. No further information about their whereabouts is available at this time. Yes Official Report
2949 Sep 15 2019 DR Congo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -4.325 15.322222 Unknown Unknown One national INGO staff member was injured when robbed at gunpoint while sitting in a cab. Yes Focal Point
2777 Sep 15 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 4.848002 31.613044 Criminal Unknown One female international INGO staff member was seriously injured when two men attempted to steal her shoulder bag. The staff member was walking on the sidewalk in the Hai Cinema area of Juba, when two unknown criminals on a motorbike attempted to steal her bag which was attached to her body/shoulder. The staff member was dragged for several metres and sustained a serious shoulder injury which required surgery. Yes Official Report
2948 Sep 17 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.313611 32.581111 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was injured after he was severely assaulted after an unknown perpetrator robbed him in front of his home in Kampala. Yes Focal Point
2782 Sep 17 2019 Mali 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 3 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.077148 -2.684227 Non-state armed group: Subnational Fulani Three INGO staff and their driver were reportedly ambushed by suspected Fulani militants between Dansa and Dallah villages, at 25 km and 35 km east of Douentza town. The armed perpetrators kidnapped all four in the vehicle, but released everyone the following day unharmed. Information about motive is unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
2779 Sep 19 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Home 4.859363 31.571251 Unaffiliated Not applicable Gunmen broke into the home of a national male INGO staff member in Juba and held him at gunpoint while they stole cash, mobile phones, and laptops. The staff member was then shot. Emergency surgery was performed at the local hospital. The staff member is expected to recover. Yes Official Report
2822 Sep 22 2019 Nigeria 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Custody 11.831098 13.150967 Non-state armed group: Regional Boko Haram Two male national aid workers of an INGO were kidnapped in Borno state reportedly in the Maiduguri area. Boko Haram militants then posted on September 22, 2019 a video of their execution, shared by various media outlets. Exact location or time/day of death is unknown. Coordinates given are for Maiduguri. Yes Media
2976 Sep 23 2019 Yemen 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Project site 13.5775886 44.0177989 Aid recipient Not applicable One male INGO volunteer was shot by an angry aid recipient while monitoring food distribution in Taiz. Yes Focal Point
2780 Sep 26 2019 South Sudan 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road Unaffiliated Not applicable A national staff member from a local NGO was robbed and assaulted while on-route from Abiriu to Cuibet. He was travelling on a motorbike when two armed men stopped him and tried to rob him at gunpoint. When the attempt was unsuccessful, the robbers proceeded to beat him and then fled from the scene. The NGO aid worker was admitted to the hospital for his injuries. Yes Official Report
2946 Sep 27 2019 Philippines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Home 14.63 121.03 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was stabbed by an individual assumed to be under the influence of drugs at a house party in Quezon city of metro Manila. The staff member was seriously injured and was evacuated. Yes Focal Point
2781 Sep 27 2019 Mali 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 15.294713 -1.559076 Unknown Unknown Three national INGO personnel, two staff and a driver, were kidnapped along with their vehicle. Unknown armed assailants riding motorcycles ambushed the INGO vehicle near Wally village, 20 km east of Hombori town, Douentza cercle. Further information is not available at this time. Yes Official Report
2856 Sep 27 2019 Cameroon 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 6.0054338 10.2628167 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 4 male INGO national staff members were ambushed when their truck full of food supplies broke down in Bambili, Mezam Division, North West Region. Focal Point reports indicate non-state armed actors kidnapped the 4 staff members, demanded ransom to the INGO, and held them for 3 days. Yes Focal Point
2871 Sep 28 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 21.4397297 92.009552 Unaffiliated Spouse One female national INGO staff member was wounded when her angry spouse entered the project site in Cox's Bazar and assaulted her. Yes Focal Point
3015 Oct 3 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shelling Individual attack Office/compound 35.375278 36.687222 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO staff member was killed after regime shelling hit the office compound in Murak, Hama. Yes Focal Point
2783 Oct 4 2019 South Sudan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Public location 4.849136 31.583743 Host state South Sudan Defence Forces (SSDF) Two male national staff members of two separate INGOs were stopped at 10:00 am LT outside a UN Agency in Buluk, after leaving a nearby bank. The staff were reportedly stopped by eight armed men in military uniforms, who forcibly detained them and drove them to the John Garang Mausoleum. At the monument park, the men were assaulted, stripped naked, and severely physically abused. The perpetrators also stole large sums of money and cell phones from the staff members. Yes Official Report
2790 Oct 7 2019 South Sudan 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown 8.76201 31.26465 Non-state armed group: Regional SPLA/M-IO 7 national staff members of an INGO, including two guards, were reportedly kidnapped by armed perpetrators, reported to be SPLA/M-IO supported by local authorities in Pagil town. 6 of the staff members were held for over 24 hours, but released after the intervention of an INGO program officer. The last staff member was released two weeks later. Yes Official Report
2898 Oct 9 2019 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 32.8751907 13.1874599 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national staff member was assaulted by an unaffiliated civilian at a project site in Tripoli. Yes Focal Point
2945 Oct 9 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 0.313611 32.581111 Unknown Unknown One international INGO staff member was injured after his phone was stolen in a shopping mall which resulted in a physical altercation. Yes Focal Point
2857 Oct 9 2019 Cameroon 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 6.0054338 10.2628167 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Three male NGO national staff members were kidnapped after their truck transporting food was intercepted by a non-state armed group north of Bambili. Two additional staff members from the NGO were sent to recover the food and also kidnapped. All 5 staff were released unharmed 4 days later. Yes Focal Point
2882 Oct 10 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.1244 66.5288 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One male NGO staff member was shot and killed when the ambulance he was in to accompany a patient was ambushed by Taliban perpetrators near Bayencha village between Dualiana district and Chaghcharan district. Yes Focal Point
2785 Oct 13 2019 Mali 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Project site 14.140653 -5.016219 Unknown Unknown 2 INGO national male staff were abducted from Sahouna village, Mopti, by a group of armed individuals. They were released on November 13, 2019. Yes Official Report
2788 Oct 14 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 36.6975 38.956667 Foreign or coalition forces Turkish Armed Forces One doctor for a Kurdish NGO was reportedly killed during a Turkish airstrike near the northern Syria border town of Tell Abyad. Yes Media
2868 Oct 14 2019 Tanzania 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Project site -4.5766702 30.1025009 Unaffiliated Not applicable One national female INGO staff member was sexually assaulted by an unaffiliated male at a project site in Kasulu. Yes Focal Point
2784 Oct 15 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 7.00745 29.235558 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was shot when the vehicle that he was traveling in along Rumbek-Cueibet road was ambushed by armed men. The INGO vehicle was stopped in Makakot in Abiriru Payam, Rumbek. Personal items were taken from the INGO vehicle. Yes Official Report
2944 Oct 20 2019 Senegal 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 14.666667 -17.416667 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was stabbed by a criminal perpetrator until he handed over the keys to his motorcycle on a public street in Dakar. Yes Focal Point
2792 Oct 21 2019 Central African Republic 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 7.30841 18.30154 Criminal Unknown 4 staff members of an INGO were assaulted during a robbery of the INGO base by a group of armed men in Batangafo. One security guard was stabbed, and all four received medical attention at a local hospital. Organization statements highlight repeated attacks in this area on their facilities in the last year. Yes Official Report
2911 Oct 22 2019 Ethiopia 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 8.9806034 38.7577605 Criminal Unknown Two female INGO international staff members walking back to their hotel from an event in Addis Ababa were attacked by four unknown criminal men and strangled until they were unconcious, where they were then robbed. Once the staff members gained consciousness they walked back to the hotel and reported the incident. Yes Focal Point
2861 Oct 23 2019 Afghanistan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 37.414099 70.1932084 Non-state armed group: Subnational The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Two INGO national staff, one female and one male, were kidnapped along with two civilians (rental car driver and staff's husband) at a project site in Aspakha village, Shahr-e-Buzurg district. Focal point reports indicate the kidnappers belong to the NSAG The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan and requested ransom from one of the family members. Both staff were released unharmed after 36 hours. Yes Focal Point
2807 Oct 24 2019 Afghanistan 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Shooting Raid Project site 34.5742 64.9436 Non-state armed group: National Taliban One female health worker for a national NGO was killed by Taliban militants in Shahr-e- Naw village, Yarfolad Area, of Chaghcharan district, Ghor at 2:00pm. One other female staff member was wounded, and taken to the provincial hospital of Chaghcharan where she succumbed to her injuries. Yes Focal Point
2805 Oct 25 2019 Occupied Palestinian Territories 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Combat/Crossfire Public location 31.563704 34.529523 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) One male volunteer paramedic with the Palestinian Red Crescent was injured after a reported direct blow of a tear gas canister to his right leg during Friday demonstrations in the North Gaza District. Yes Media
2791 Oct 26 2019 Central African Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 4.937858 23.810462 Non-state armed group: National Unite pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC) 4 national NGO staff members were reportedly abducted by perpetrators from the non-state armed group Unite pour la paix en Centrafrique (UPC). The NGO team was transporting medical supplies from Bangassou to Djema, when they were ambushed near Barawa-Dembia, 165 km northwest of Rafai. The armed perpetrators also looted and burned the NGO vehicles. Yes Official Report
2786 Oct 27 2019 South Sudan 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Project site 3.685336 30.775124 Non-state armed group: Subnational National Salvation Front Three volunteers, two male and one female, were killed in a crossfire incident during clashes between armed groups in Morobo County. The volunteers were working in Ebola screening points, tracking the spread of the disease. Two volunteers were also injured and one of them is recovering from gunshot wounds. A female volunteer was abducted during the attack. Later media reports indicate she died from her injuries. Yes Official Report
3014 Oct 31 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Other Explosives Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.9925 36.393056 Unknown Unknown One male NGO staff member was killed when an unknown explosive detonated, while he was attempting to put out a fire at a warehouse in Darkosh. Yes Focal Point
2818 Oct 31 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.9925 36.393056 Unknown Unknown One male NGO volunteer was killed while inspecting repeated explosions in the city of Darkoush, Idlib. Yes Media
2850 Nov 2019 Cameroon 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 Kidnapping Individual attack Project site 5.8351175 9.8878507 Unknown Unknown One female and one male NGO staff member were kidnapped in Guzan, 15 km from the town of Batibo while distributing food (coordinates for Batibo). They were held for 1.5 days and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
2899 Nov 1 2019 Kenya 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road -1.2920659 36.8219462 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was wounded after being ambushed and robbed on the road in Nairobi by civilians. Yes Focal Point
2787 Nov 1 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.25436 29.79739 Unknown Unknown Two NGO contractors were abducted while they were walking from Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site to Bentiu town. They were heading to work on their project site. Their whereabouts or who took them is currently unknown. Yes Official Report
2793 Nov 1 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 9.247049 29.795661 Unknown Unknown Two male NGO contractors assigned with building a fence for a school were traveling by foot from Bentiu PoC to Bentiu town when they went missing. Reports indicate kidnapping is suspected, and nothing further about their whereabouts or the perpetrators is unknown at this time. Yes Official Report
2789 Nov 3 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 36.6606 40.3714 Foreign or coalition forces Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army An INGO medical team was caught in a reported mortar attack by Turkish Armed Forces and the Free Syrian Army at a project site in the north-eastern town of Rashidiyya where they were providing medical aid. In the attack, one international staff member was killed after shrapnel hit his head and another international staff was wounded. Yes Media
2795 Nov 3 2019 DR Congo 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 0.651669 29.388876 Unknown Unknown One Ebola community outreach volunteer was stabbed to death in front of his home in Lwemba in Mambasa Territory, Ituri Province. Reports outline the volunteers wife was also injured by the group of unknown perpetrators before they burned down their house. This attack comes as a new Ebola vaccine was set to be released in the area. The incident is categorized as 'other' staff due to likely World Bank funding. Yes Official Report
2943 Nov 4 2019 Malawi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff guard was injured after armed perpetrators cut the fence surrounding a residence at 1:50am, handcuffed and beat the guard, but soon fled when the security company was alerted. Yes Focal Point
3020 Nov 4 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.814167 36.32 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Two NGO staff members were injured after being hit with shelling in Jisr-Ash-Shugur. Yes Focal Point
3017 Nov 6 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 36.1 36.5 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Two male NGO staff members were injured during Russian Coalition airstrikes in Sahara. Yes Focal Point
2817 Nov 7 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.861961 36.372986 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male NGO volunteer was wounded along with his family during air raids in Marj Akhdar town in Idlib. Yes Media
2910 Nov 10 2019 Yemen 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 Bodily assault Raid Project site 16.001944, 43.196111 Police or paramilitary National Council of Abs District Officer Three female INGO staff members were injured when an armed district officer entered a project site with a gun and physically assaulted the women. Reports indicate the staff members were handing out vouchers at a women's only event when one woman was refused a voucher due to documentation issues. An hour later the women returned with a group of men, including a officer of the district where they assaulted the women. Yes Focal Point
2808 Nov 11 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnap-killing Individual attack Project site 6.68506 10.81517 Unknown Unknown One male aid worker of a national NGO was kidnapped by unknown armed men in Donga Mantung Division of the Northwest Region, while completing a needs assessment for the community. Official statements indicate the staff member was subsequently killed by his kidnappers. Yes Official Report
2903 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Home 33.5102005 36.2912788 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national INGO staff member was wounded when an airstrike hit his home in Damascus. Yes Focal Point
2994 Nov 12 2019 Ecuador 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -1.17358 -79.2218 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member stopped his motorcycle on Guapara Road, in Moraspungo Parish, and was attacked by unknown perpetrators, hit on the head with a blunt object, and robbed. Yes Focal Point
3021 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.549167 36.540833 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition Three NGO staff members were injured during shelling in Maar Tahroma. Yes Focal Point
2794 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 33.503056 36.258333 Host state Isreali Defence Forces (IDF) An Israeli military missile aimed at the house of a prominent Palestinian Jihad Movement leader, killed the son of the leader and injured 9 civilians, including one national UN staff member. Reports indicate the airstrike targeted the house in Western Mazzeh, a suburb of Damascus, just 500 meters from UN offices. The injured staff member was taken to Mwasat Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Yes Official Report
2816 Nov 12 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 5 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces 5 male NGO volunteers were injured, and 1 killed by heavy regime artillery shelling in IMaar Tahroma, Idlib. Reports indicate as the 6 member team were carrying out search and rescue operations, they were deliberately targeted by the heavy regime artillery shelling. Yes Media
2942 Nov 15 2019 Malawi 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Bodily assault Raid Home -13.983333 33.783333 Unknown Unknown Two INGO guards were assaulted and injured after unknown perpetrators attempted to enter the house but fled after a shot was fired. Yes Focal Point
2995 Nov 15 2019 Cambodia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Ambush Road 11.4475101 104.6114551 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was injured after riding his motorbike in the area of Ang Sra Nge Primary School, when he struck a thin wire tied across the road. He received treatment at the local clinic. Yes Focal Point
2996 Nov 17 2019 Papua New Guinea 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location -9.469444 147.199722 Unknown Unknown One male INGO staff member was robbed and stabbed with a screw driver multiple times outside a fast food chain in the Boroko suburb of Port Moresby. Yes Focal Point
2815 Nov 17 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Unknown Public location 35.933333 36.633333 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male NGO volunteer was injured in the city of Saraqab, Idlib while working with service provision. Yes Media
2870 Nov 19 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Detention Custody 36.6975 38.956667 Police or paramilitary Police One male national INGO staff member received injuries after being assaulting while in local police custody in Tell Abyad. Yes Focal Point
2797 Nov 21 2019 South Sudan 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 Kidnapping Ambush Unknown 9.0932947 28.4275791 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four women, part of a larger group of 33 INGO volunteers, were reportedly kidnapped by a group of 6 armed men who attacked the group of volunteers working for an INGO in Khoat. The rest of the 29 volunteers returned to Khoat, and the whereabouts of the 4 women and details on the allegedly Murle armed group are currently unknown. Yes Official Report
2798 Nov 22 2019 DR Congo 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 5 Kidnapping Raid Office/compound -3.404897 29.136817 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 6 INGO staff members, including a driver and the director, were kidnapped during a raid by armed men on the organization Uvira Office on the RN5 Road in Uvira Territory. After negotiations with the armed group, four staff members were reportedly released on November 23. The remaining 2 are still being held, no further information is available at this time. Yes Official Report
2796 Nov 24 2019 Afghanistan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 2 0 1 Vehicle-born IED Individual attack Road 34.525278 69.178333 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male international UN staff member was killed when a magnetic IED was reportedly placed on the rear roof of the UN vehicle during a taffic stop in the city of Kabul, in the area of 4th Macrorayan Main Road between Airport Road and Jalalabad Road. Another international staff and the driver sitting in the front seat were injured and taken for medical treatment, and three nearby civilians were wounded in the attack. Although no group has taken responsibility, similar recent attacks on aid workers and organisations in Afghanistan point to NSAGs with a political motive. Yes Official Report
2799 Nov 26 2019 South Sudan 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 9.25436 29.79739 Unaffiliated Family member One NGO and one INGO staff members were stabbed at 18:00 by a relative in a reported family dispute in the Bentiu PoC site. Official reports indicate there was a dowry dispute, and both staff members are receiving medical attention and in stable condition. Yes Official Report
2814 Nov 27 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Shelling Combat/Crossfire Project site 35.933333 36.633333 Host state Syrian Armed Forces Four male NGO staff members were injured after being hit with a regime cluster bomb, while attempting to assist civilians in Bakfla village after being hit with shelling. Yes Media
2876 Nov 27 2019 Myanmar 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 20.483333 92.75 Unaffiliated Not applicable One male national INGO staff member was physically assaulted for unknown reasons in a public location by an angry construction worker in the Rathedaung area. Yes Focal Point
2800 Nov 28 2019 DR Congo 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 2 Shooting Raid Office/compound 0.570679 29.324529 Non-state armed group: Subnational Mai Mai Militia Three aid workers were killed, and one seriously injured, in a raid by reported Mai Mai militants on the UN compound approximately 35km W of Mangina and 65km W of Beni. Armed perpetrators entered the compound and starting shooting indiscriminately injuring 5 others. Official reports described the attack as "unmistakably a directed attack at the [Ebola] response." The staff members are categorized here as other due to likely world bank funding. Yes Official Report
2804 Nov 30 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Ambush Road 6.806 29.676 Unaffiliated Youths One INGO international staff member received an injury to their leg after their group of 3 INGO staff members on 2 motorbikes was ambushed by a group of unknown armed youth. The INGO group was travelling near Langchok and Boui village, 20km north of Rumbek, and managed to escape to Rumbek to alert authorities and have the wound treated. Yes Official Report
2851 Dec 2019 Cameroon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 5.9597001 10.1459703 Unknown Unknown One male NGO staff member was kidnapped in Bamenda town, Mezam division on his way home from the office. He was held for 2 nights and released after being financially extorted. Yes Focal Point
2801 Dec 1 2019 South Sudan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 Rape/sexual assault Raid Office/compound 9.9453569 33.8090262 Unaffiliated Not applicable Two national female staff members of an NGO in Bunj, North Kivu, were sexually assaulted by a group of unknown heavily armed perpetrators in military uniforms. At 00:00 the armed group entered the INGO compound by overpowering three guards, robbed the office and forced staff members to lay down in the common area while the assault occurred. At 13:30 14 INGO staff members including the assault victims, were relocated to Juba by plane. Official reports indicate initial investigations point to two possible ex-casual employees as suspected perpetrators. Yes Official Report
2977 Dec 3 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Public location 4.8516502 31.5824699 Criminal Unknown One male INGO national staff member was physically assaulted and robbed while shopping in Juba. Yes Focal Point
2809 Dec 3 2019 Bangladesh 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Home 24.9 88.75 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was stabbed to death in a suspected burglary of his home in Krishnapur village in Manda upazila of Naogaon, Rajshahi Division. Media reports indicate the staff member's body was discovered at 5:00pm, and his residence was damaged with money, a camera, and a computer missing. Pending Media
2802 Dec 4 2019 Afghanistan 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 34.434167 70.447778 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable 4 male INGO staff members including the driver and 3 body guards, were killed immediately when their vehicle was attacked by perpetrators with small arms in Jalalabad City, Chashma-e-Khanji area, at 08:10. The head of the INGO was also in the vehicle and was critically wounded; he later died in hospital. A civilian who was also in the vehicle was killed (not counted here). Although no group has taken responsibility, reports indicate the presence of the Islamic State and the Taliban in the area makes NSAG perpetrators likely. Yes Official Report
2997 Dec 8 2019 Ethiopia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Home 9.5 35.5 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO staff member was shot and killed in his home when local an unknown NSAG began firing in his community. Yes Focal Point
2886 Dec 12 2019 Uganda 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Raid Office/compound 3.4698023 31.2483291 Unknown Unknown One male national INGO staff member was assaulted and wounded during a raid by unknown perpetrators of their INGO compound in Yumbe, Northern Uganda. Yes Focal Point
2803 Dec 12 2019 Nigeria 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 Kidnapping Ambush Road 11.806037 12.517494 Non-state armed group: Regional Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) 2 Red Cross staff members were reportedly kidnapped by members of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) along the Maiduguri-Damaturu road. The armed group had barricaded the road and was stopping cars, where they abducted the 2 aid workers, 6 off duty soldiers, and 8 civilians. Official reports indicate the armed group claimed responsibility for the incident on social media. Further information about the whereabouts of the RC staff is currently unknown. Yes Official Report
2810 Dec 12 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Bodily assault Individual attack Road 6.22 31.55 Unknown Unknown One INGO national staff member was assaulted near John Garang University in Bor. The attack occurred at 16:30LT, and official reports list the perpetrators and motive as unknown. The staff member sustained a deep wound and was treated at the UNMISS Level II Clinic. Yes Official Report
2812 Dec 13 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 Other Explosives Individual attack Office/compound 35.41 36.22 Unknown Unknown 3 male national staff members of a Syrian NGO were reportedly killed when unknown explosives detonated inside their centre in Qastoun, Hama. Yes Media
2869 Dec 16 2019 Mali 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 Kidnapping Raid Project site 15.3683996 -4.2628002 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable Four male national INGO staff members were kidnapped when unknown radical militants raided their project site in Youwarou. Yes Focal Point
2998 Dec 21 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Unknown 35.8614715 36.7981073 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male INGO staff member was injured after hit by shrapnel caused by an airstrike on Saraqab city. Yes Focal Point
2912 Dec 22 2019 Somalia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Ambush Road 6.7701456 46.7913915 Unknown Unknown One INGO national driver was shot and killed when his INGO vehicle was ambushed on his way to a project site in Saaxo. Yes Focal Point
2821 Dec 22 2019 Nigeria 0 10 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 10 0 0 0 0 10 4 2 4 Kidnapping Ambush Road 12.391055 13.153456 Non-state armed group: Regional Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) Two female national staff members and four male staff members of an INGO were kidnapped after their convoy was ambushed by Boko Haram militants on the road between Monguno and Maiduguri in Borno. Four other staff members in the convoy were reportedly killed. Three kidnapped staff members were released on January 15, 2020. Yes Media
2811 Dec 24 2019 Central African Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 Shooting Mob violence Unknown 4.373333 18.562778 Criminal You le Geant One Red Cross national staff was killed during exchange of fire between criminal gangs and traders in Bangui. Reportedly the clashes began on December 24 when a member of the You le Geant criminal gang and a trader exchanged fire, then a gang member was killed. Media reports indicate as of December 27 over 30 individuals have been killed in the violent clashes. Yes Official Report
2907 Dec 25 2019 Afghanistan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Kidnapping Ambush Road 33.4377785 69.0277405 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One INGO contracted truck carrying blankets to the Urgon and Barmal Districts in Paktia was kidnapped by unknown non government actors in the early hours of December 25 near Hazarkhil village, Sarkai area. After intervention of the INGO and elders in the area, the truck and driver were released unharmed the afternoon of the following day. Yes Focal Point
2825 Dec 27 2019 DR Congo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 Kidnapping Unknown Unknown -4.104123 29.094035 Non-state armed group: Subnational Unknown One UN international staff member was kidnapped along with 2 other private security guards (not counted here) in Baraka, South Kivu. Media reports indicate the armed perpetrators, part of a South Kivu militia, requested ransom for their release. All three individuals were released on December 30, 2019. Yes ACLED
3010 Dec 29 2019 Yemen 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Bodily assault Individual attack Project site 15.348333 44.206389 Unaffiliated Not applicable One ICRC male national staff member was assaulted and injured by a group of daily labourers looking for work in Sanaa. Yes Focal Point
2823 Dec 30 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Aerial bombardment Combat/Crossfire Public location 35.638611 36.671667 Foreign or coalition forces Russian Syrian Military Coalition One male national NGO volunteer was reportedly killed in Maarat al-Numan after regime coalition helicopters dropped barrel bombs on an area the NGO was helping to evacuate. Yes Media
2862 Dec 30 2019 Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Combat/Crossfire Public location 13.447898 22.4649083 Non-state armed group: Unknown Not applicable One male INGO national staff member on leave at the time, was shot in the leg during tribal clash crossfire in El Geneina, West Darfur. The staff member was taken to a military hospital nearby for treatment, but was evacuated to Khartoum by the government where his leg was amputated. Yes Focal Point
2901 Dec 31 2019 Syrian Arab Republic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Shooting Raid Office/compound 36.507867 40.7462671 Host state Syrian Armed Forces One male national INGO staff member was shot and wounded when Syrian Armed Forces soldiers raided the INGO office in Al-Hasakah. Yes Focal Point
2813 Dec 31 2019 South Sudan 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 Unknown Individual attack Home 9.052387 29.095359 Unknown Unknown One male INGO national staff member was reportedly killed at approximately 2050h in his home in Mankien, Mayom county. Further information is unavailable at this time. Yes Official Report
Total 39 260 170 2 0 12 118 215 123 456 7 19 1 27 483 318 48 117