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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 91 attacks in the latest year vs. 110 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -17.3% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 4 killings and 397 abductions in the latest year vs. 16 killings and 342 in the year previous.

This is a -75.0% decrease in fatalities and a 16.1% increase in abductions.


Year previous: April 22, 2017 to April 21, 2018
Latest year: April 22, 2018 to today
Latest Attack

March 27, 2019 // 8 LRA combatants in military attire and with AK-47s attacked Yabwa, 5 km north of Bangadi. They looted food and other goods. The assailants abducted 8 persons, including a boy and a woman, and a member of the local security forces in civilian attire.

Latest Major Attack

March 27, 2019 // A LRA group in military attire, armed with AK-47s and smaller caliber firearms, attacked Ze, 10 km northeast of Nambala-Bondo. The assailants looted food and other goods. They abducted 15 civilians and departed southeast.

Latest Returnee Event

April 03, 2019 // An LRA group released 7 men they had abducted in Yabwa, CAR, on March 27. Of the 7 men, 1 was a member of the local security forces who had been captured in civilian attire. The boy that had been abducted along with them was not released.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Nambala - Bondo, Bas Uele, DRC: 2
Bandueli, Bas Uele, DRC: 1
Zigbi, Haut Uele, DRC: 1
Last 365 Days
Mugalie, Bas Uele, DRC: 8
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 7
Yalinga, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 4