LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 80 attacks in the latest year vs. 123 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -35.0% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 8 killings and 303 abductions in the latest year vs. 9 killings and 410 in the year previous.

This is a -11.1% decrease in fatalities and a -26.1% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: October 24, 2016 to October 23, 2017
Latest year: October 24, 2017 to today
Latest Attack

September 28, 2018 // A suspected LRA group attacked civilians camping in a field 5 km west of Yalinga. They looted the victims and injured a civilian, before splitting into two groups and heading in the direction of Bria and Nzako.

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 20, 2018 // A young girl escaped the LRA near Gongolo. She was brought to another town where she received medical care. She had been abducted near Sili, DRC, at the end of August.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Yalinga, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Obo, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 7
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 5
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 5