Attack Alert

  • 2014-08-18 near Nambia (near Niangara): The man abducted by 5 suspected LRA forces on the Nambia-Bangadi axis, DRC, was released hours later. According to the man, they spoke Swahili and Acholi, and were well armed.
  • 2014-08-18 to 2014-08-19 near Nambia (near Niangara): 5 suspected LRA forces looted food and non-food items from 3 households in Nambia, DRC. They reportedly also abducted a 15-year-old Congolese boy. They were dressed in civil and military uniforms, reportedly speaking Swahili, Acholi and a poor Lingala.
  • 2014-08-18 near Duru: The 70-year-old Congolese man abducted east of Duru, DRC, was released the next day and reached Duru on August 21st, 2014, around 13:00. He reported being in a group of 6 suspected LRA forces, as well as a 15-year-old boy speaking good Pazande.
  • 2014-08-17 to 2014-08-18 near Duru: During the night, a 70-year-old Congolese man was abducted from his home by suspected LRA forces east of Duru, DRC, who also looted the tarp from his roof and looted his food and non-food items.
  • 2014-08-14 near Nakwa: 8 suspected LRA forces, 7 of which were wearing civilians outfits, abducted 4 men coming back from the fields in Nakwa, DRC. The assailants looted 4 farms and 3 households and reportedly left in the direction of Bangalu, DRC.

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LRA Crisis Tracker

The LRA Crisis Tracker is a real-time mapping platform and data collection system created to bring an unprecedented level of transparency to the atrocities of the Lord's Resistance Army.

Using information sourced from Invisible Children's Early Warning Radio Network, UN agencies, and local NGOs, this tool allows for better response from governments, policy-makers, and humanitarian organizations.

This joint project, developed by Invisible Children and Resolve, marks the first time data surrounding the crisis has been comprehensively aggregated and made publicly available.

 

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