LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 122 attacks in the latest year vs. 206 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -40.8% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 12 killings and 391 abductions in the latest year vs. 22 killings and 769 in the year previous.

This is a -45.5% decrease in fatalities and a -49.2% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: December 19, 2015 to December 18, 2016
Latest year: December 19, 2016 to today
Latest Attack

December 04, 2017 // 2 LRA forces ambushed 2 men near Mboki, CAR. The assailants wore a mix of civilian and military clothing, were carrying AK-47s, and spoke Acholi and Lingala. They looted 2 pairs of boots from the victims before letting them go.

Latest Major Attack

September 24, 2017 // An LRA group attacked the community of Kpabou, CAR. They looted the community of food and non-food items and abducted 23 community members as porters.

Latest Returnee Event

December 06, 2017 // A Ugandan combatant, a woman, and young boy defected from the LRA in Mboki, CAR. They reportedly walked for 2 weeks from the Kafia Kingi enclave to Mboki.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Pambayamba, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Banda, Bas Uele, DRC: 7
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 6
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 5