LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 171 attacks in the latest year vs. 221 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -22.6% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 14 killings and 566 abductions in the latest year vs. 16 killings and 746 in the year previous.

This is a -12.5% decrease in fatalities and a -24.1% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: March 28, 2015 to March 27, 2016
Latest year: March 28, 2016 to today
Latest Attack

March 19, 2017 // 7 LRA forces looted the community of Louete, CAR. They stole food and abducted a 15-year-old girl. They spoke Acholi and Sango and were armed with rifles and AK-type weapons.

Latest Major Attack

February 25, 2017 // 5 LRA forces abducted 11 civilians in Gambara, CAR. The assailants wore a mix of civilian and military clothing, boots, and they spoke Acholi and Zande. They looted the community of cassava, peanuts, rice, clothes, shoes, and handheld FM radios.

Latest Returnee Event

March 12, 2017 // The 15-year-old girl abducted by LRA forces in Kpiamou, CAR, was released after spending the night in captivity.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Banda, Haut Uele, DRC: 3
Louete, Mbomou, CAR: 1
Bandueli, Bas Uele, DRC: 1
Last 365 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 10
Banda, Haut Uele, DRC: 9
Rafai, Mbomou, CAR: 7