LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 79 attacks in the latest year vs. 123 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -35.8% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 8 killings and 312 abductions in the latest year vs. 9 killings and 405 in the year previous.

This is a -11.1% decrease in fatalities and a -23.0% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: September 25, 2016 to September 24, 2017
Latest year: September 25, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

September 12, 2018 // 6 armed LRA combatants looted 2 cyclists and 1 doctor of their money, vaccines, and other goods along the Nambia Ngbangala-Bangadi road. They also kidnapped 3 men and 1 young boy, releasing the 3 men the following day, keeping the boy captive.

Latest Major Attack

August 26, 2018 // An armed LRA group looted food, pharmaceuticals, and other belongings in Banda. The assailants reportedly abducted at least 15 men, 3 women, 6 boys, and 3 girls. They killed 2 police officers, and injured another, before heading west.

Latest Returnee Event

September 05, 2018 // An LRA group released the 3 civilians they had abducted near Kpegu on September 2. The victims reported that the group still had 3 girls and 3 boys held in captivity. 3 other boys were reportedly combatants in the group.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Mugalie, Bas Uele, DRC: 2
Dikuma, Bas Uele, DRC: 2
Mabadabada, Haut Uele, DRC: 1
Last 365 Days
Obo, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 7
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 6
Mbangana, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5