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LRA Violence // Year-Over-Year

The LRA perpetrated 92 attacks in the latest year vs. 100 attacks in the year previous.

This is a -8.0% decrease in attacks.

The LRA perpetrated 5 killings and 386 abductions in the latest year vs. 14 killings and 311 in the year previous.

This is a -64.3% decrease in fatalities and a 24.1% increase in abductions.


Year previous: June 17, 2017 to June 16, 2018
Latest year: June 17, 2018 to today
Latest Attack

May 26, 2019 // 2 LRA elements ambushed a young man, his wife, and child 20 km from Mboki. They ordered the man to go buy them flour, while they held his family hostage. They also looted 2 other men. They released all of the victims once the man returned with the flour.

Latest Major Attack

April 03, 2019 // Approximately 13 LRA combatants ambushed at least 19 people, including 3 women and 2 children, 11 km west of Naparka. The assailants took the civilians into the bush. They released 9 of the civilians on the same day but abducted 10 of the men.

Latest Returnee Event

May 06, 2019 // A boy escaped the LRA after spending 2 weeks in captivity. He had been abducted in Kpokpo on April 20. He was transferred to a medical center to receive care.

Hardest Hit Communities by # of Attacks
Last 30 Days
Mboki, Haut-Mbomou, CAR: 1
Last 365 Days
Mugalie, Bas Uele, DRC: 7
Sam Ouandja, Haute-Kotto, CAR: 6
Naparka, Haut Uele, DRC: 5