LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 81 attacks in the latest year vs. 121 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -33.1% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 8 killings and 331 abductions in the latest year vs. 9 killings and 382 in the year previous.

This is a -11.1% decrease in fatalities and a -13.4% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: September 21, 2016 to September 20, 2017
Latest year: September 21, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

September 08, 2018 // 5 armed suspected LRA combatants ambushed park rangers near Loy River, situated 3 km west of Mugalie. 2 park rangers and a previously abducted civilian were severely injured. The assailants reportedly escaped northwest with 2 women, 1 man, and a boy.

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
Banda, Bas Uele, DRC: 1
Last 365 Days
Obo, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 7
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 6
Mbangana, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5