Aid Worker KKA

By: Helen Buck

01 Jan-20 Apr 15 kidnapping incidents involving 34 aid workers in 15 countries. Of the 34 kidnapped aid workers, 17 have been reported as released. 

Aid Workers Kidnapped 2020

By: Helen Buck

66 kidnapping incidents involving 160 aid workers in 15 countries. National aid workers were the target of kidnappings in 69% of reported kidnapping incidents. There were seven reports of international aid workers being kidnapped.

Attack on WFP convoy in DRC 22 Feb 2021

By: Helen Buck

Likely to have been a kidnapping gone wrong.Unlikely to have been a premeditated attack on an individual but rather an opportunistic attack in a complex environment.Long-standing history of abduction in the area.

Aid Workers Arrested 2018

By: Helen Buck

One page document highlights the key trends in 2018. At least 51 aid workers were reportedly arrested for the work the agency performed, their presence in the community or for violating NGO-related laws.  READ MORE

Aid Workers Killed 2018

By: Helen Buck

One page document highlights the key trends and includes information on female aid workers killed between 1996 and 2018. In March 2018, 26 aid workers were killed in Syria during the fall of Eastern Ghouta to Syrian government forces. READ MORE

Aid Workers Kidnapped 2018

By: adminuser

One page document highlights the key trends in 2018. Between February and May, 36 aid workers were kidnapped while travelling in the central and western Equatoria states, South Sudan. READ MORE

KKA Overview 2018

By: adminuser

One page document highlights the key trends on aid workers killed, kidnapped or arrested (KKA) in 2018. The number of incidents and affected aid workers peaked in the first three months of 2018. READ MORE

World Humanitarian Day 2018

By: adminuser

Every day around the world aid workers are affected by violence and threats. New data on aid workers killed, kidnapped and arrested so far in 2018 highlights the risks aid workers face while helping or saving the lives of others. READ MORE