Mapping Violence in Central Africa
The Crisis Tracker is a geospatial database and reporting project that tracks armed group activity and conflict-related incidents in the remote border region encompassing northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo and eastern Central African Republic.
Abductions by Armed Groups
Last 3 Months
All Time
Quick Stats:

Armed groups perpetrated 220 attacks in the past 365 days, compared with 208 attacks in the previous 365 days.

This represents a 5.8% increase in attacks.

Armed groups perpetrated 78 killings and 71 abductions in the past 365 days compared to 97 killings and 41 in the previous 365 days.

This represents a -19.6% decrease in fatalities and a 73.2% increase in abductions.

Note: These stats include attacks by various armed groups, not all of whom are represented on the public version of the Crisis Tracker map due to do no harm concerns. Please contact us if you would like to request further information.

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Latest Incident
Looting · 20 days ago · May 12, 2023
An unidentified armed group ambushed and looted 3 travelers 20 km south of Birao. The assailants looted the travelers’ motorcycles and other goods.
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