LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 87 attacks in the latest year vs. 105 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -17.1% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 8 killings and 351 abductions in the latest year vs. 9 killings and 326 in the year previous.

This is a -11.1% decrease in fatalities and a 7.7% increase in abductions.

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

December 27, 2018 // A suspected LRA group reportedly ambushed a trader traveling 8 km north of Nambia. The assailants reportedly spoke Acholi and a broken Lingala, and wore military clothing. They departed east.

Latest Major Attack

December 06, 2018 // An LRA group of approximately 20 members looted the community of Nango of its food, medicine, and other goods. They reportedly abducted a total of 22 civilians including 2 girls and 4 boys.

Latest Returnee Event

December 18, 2018 // 2 girls escaped LRA captivity during a clash between the LRA and anti-balaka 37 km northeast of Guerekindo. They had both been abducted near Nzako in May 2018. They were both transferred to a safe location.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 1
Last 365 Days
Obo, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 7
Yalinga, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 6
Mugalie, Bas Uele, DRC: 4