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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 163 attacks in the latest year vs. 222 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -26.6% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 13 killings and 578 abductions in the latest year vs. 19 killings and 723 in the year previous.

This is a -31.6% decrease in fatalities and a -20.1% decrease in abductions.


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

May 21, 2017 // LRA forces looted fishermen near Nambia, DRC. The assailants spoke Acholi and poor Lingala, were armed with AK-47s, and wore military clothing. The assailants told the victims that they were only looking for food and didn't want to hurt anyone.

Latest Major Attack

May 17, 2017 // LRA forces attacked the community of Banangui, CAR. The assailants wore military clothing and were armed with AK-47s. They spoke Acholi. 2 civilians were injured (a man and a woman) and 16 were abducted.

Latest Returnee Event

May 17, 2017 // 10 women of the 16 civilians abducted by LRA forces in Banangui, CAR, were released after spending a few hours in captivity.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 2
Bambangana, Haut Uele, DRC: 2
Naparka, Haut Uele, DRC: 1
Last 365 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 11
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 7
Obo, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 7