LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 151 attacks in the latest year vs. 210 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -28.1% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 11 killings and 517 abductions in the latest year vs. 25 killings and 691 in the year previous.

This is a -56.0% decrease in fatalities and a -25.2% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: August 25, 2015 to August 24, 2016
Latest year: August 25, 2016 to today
Latest Attack

August 17, 2017 // LRA forces attacked Kadjemah, CAR, looting communications equipment and medication. They also abducted 7 community members (4 males and 3 females) including a 6 year-old girl. They killed a hunter as they were leaving the community.

Latest Major Attack

August 14, 2017 // 6 armed LRA combatants ambushed 30 travelers, one after the other, near Kpatanabu, DRC. They looted the victims and forced them to shell peanuts for a few hours before releasing 15 of them.

Latest Returnee Event

August 20, 2017 // The 7 civilians abducted by LRA forces in Kadjemah, CAR, were released after spending 3 days in captivity. One of the victims, a former village chief, was reportedly beaten.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Kpatanabu, Haut Uele, DRC: 2
Kadjemah, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Gongolo, Haut Uele, DRC: 1
Last 365 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 11
Banda, Bas Uele, DRC: 8
Gangala (near Doruma), Haut Uele, DRC: 7