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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 90 attacks in the latest year vs. 111 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -18.9% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 4 killings and 404 abductions in the latest year vs. 14 killings and 310 in the year previous.

This is a -71.4% decrease in fatalities and a 30.3% increase in abductions.


Year previous: May 20, 2017 to May 19, 2018
Latest year: May 20, 2018 to today
Latest Attack

April 29, 2019 // An LRA group, comprised of 5 men in tattered military and civilian attire, abducted 3 men near Finzane, 10 km northeast of Zemio. The assailants spoke Acholi, Lingala, and Zande.

Latest Major Attack

April 03, 2019 // Approximately 13 LRA combatants ambushed at least 19 people, including 3 women and 2 children, 11 km west of Naparka. The assailants took the civilians into the bush. They released 9 of the civilians on the same day but abducted 10 of the men.

Latest Returnee Event

April 29, 2019 // An LRA group released 2 men near Finzane village, 10 km northeast of Zemio. The men had been abducted in Wali on April 28. According to the men, the LRA group is comprised of 5 men who speak Acholi, Lingala, and Zande.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Zemio, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 2
Last 365 Days
Mugalie, Bas Uele, DRC: 8
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 7
Naparka, Haut Uele, DRC: 5