LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 105 attacks in the latest year vs. 179 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -41.3% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 15 killings and 317 abductions in the latest year vs. 14 killings and 572 in the year previous.

This is a 7.1% increase in fatalities and a -44.6% decrease in abductions.

Year previous: March 22, 2016 to March 21, 2017
Latest year: March 22, 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 north of Nambia, DRC. The hunters and cyclists were used as porters. 3 Congolese fighters expressed their will to defect.

Latest Major Attack

March 04, 2018 // LRA forces, including men, women and children, looted civilians along the Obo-Mboki road in CAR.They spoke Sango, Lingala and Acholi. They forced 11 civilians to shell groundnuts all night, releasing them the next day.

Latest Returnee Event

March 05, 2018 // 7 hunters were released by an alleged LRA group that had abducted them earlier in the morning to porter looted goods into the bush, 17 km north of Nambia, DRC.

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