LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 104 attacks in the latest year vs. 178 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -41.6% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 15 killings and 304 abductions in the latest year vs. 14 killings and 571 in the year previous.

This is a 7.1% increase in fatalities and a -46.8% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: March 18, 2016 to March 17, 2017
Latest year: March 18, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

March 05, 2018 // On March 5, alleged LRA abducted 7 hunters, and looted 2 cyclists,1 truck driver and 1 cab driver 20km north of Nambia-Ngbangala, DRC. The hunters and cyclists were used as porters. 3 Congolese fighters expressed their will to defect.

Latest Major Attack

February 13, 2018 // Suspected LRA forces attacked the communities of Ngui 1 and Ngui 2 in the morning, looting food, money, and other supplies. The LRA group abducted 12 adults and 1 child from the two communities to transport looted goods.

Latest Returnee Event

March 04, 2018 // 2 young men originally from Bili, DRC, escaped from the LRA in Gwane, DRC, on March 4. Both had been abducted in 2012, one from 30 km and the other 12 km northeast of Bili.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Mbangana, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Yalinga, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Zemio, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Nambia (near Niangara), Haut Uele, DRC: 8
Bambangana, Haut Uele, DRC: 6
Mbangana, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5