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08 Oct 2018 description

In September 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 1,849 deaths and injuries from 256 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 58% (1,066) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 89% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 16% in other areas.

17 Sep 2018 description

In August 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,070 deaths and injuries from 264 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 61% (1,269) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 90% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 20% in other areas.

11 Sep 2018 description

In response to the call for submissions for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s inquiry on Human Rights Work, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) provided written evidence on supporting the Rights of Victims from the use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

The written evidence can be seen here.

09 Aug 2018 description

In July 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,151 deaths and injuries from 279 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 75% (2,362) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 86% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 31% in other areas.

13 Jul 2018 description

In June 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,461 deaths and injuries from 257 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 67% (1,641) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 89% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 15% in other areas.

06 Jul 2018 description

Despite there being an overall decrease in the global number of civilian casualties from explosive violence in the first six months of 2018, compared to the same period last year, there has been significant rise in civilian casualties in some of the hardest hit countries, new figures reveal.

28 Jun 2018 description

Action Contre la Violence Armée (ACVA) publie les résultats de ses observations de l’année 2017 sur le danger des violences armées. L’année dernière, ACVA a décompté 42.972 morts et blessés, dûs à l’utilisation d’armes explosives à travers le monde, comme rapporté par les médias anglophones.

Cela inclut le plus grand nombre de morts civils depuis que ACVA a commencé son travail de comptage en 2011 -16,289 victimes-, une augmentation de 38 % comparé à l’année précédente et une augmentation de 165 % comparé à 2011.

12 Jun 2018 description

In May 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,247 deaths and injuries from 287 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 69% (1,544) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 90% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 20% in other areas.

Last month saw the lowest levels of casualties from explosive violence since December 2012. This is mostly due to the significant decrease in casualties from airstrikes in Syria in May.

10 May 2018 description

In April 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,725 deaths and injuries from 258 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 78% (2,136) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 95% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 21% in other areas.

28 Apr 2018 description

In March 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,446 deaths and injuries from 367 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 77% (2,659) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 93% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 21% in other areas.

12 Apr 2018 description

2017 saw a 38% increase in civilian deaths from explosive violence, new report finds

As the U.S. and the U.K. appear to be gearing up for more air-strikes over Syria, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) releases today its findings from its analysis of explosive weapon harm as seen in 2017. Last year, AOAV recorded 42,972 deaths and injuries from the use of explosive weapons around the world, as reported in English language media.

19 Mar 2018 description

In February 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 4,228 deaths and injuries from 358 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 82% (3,466) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 97% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 22% in other areas.

10 Feb 2018 description

In the first month of 2018, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,609 deaths and injuries from 400 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 72% (2,585) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 88% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 24% in other areas.

30 Jan 2018 description

In December 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 2,312 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 76% (1,752) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 91% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 20% in other areas.

21 Dec 2017 description

In November 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,617 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 79% (2,864) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 92% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 17% in other areas.

10 Nov 2017 description

In October 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 4,093 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 63% (2,592) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

When explosive violence was used in populated areas, 93% of all casualties were civilians, compared to 8% in other areas.

26 Oct 2017 description

The global burden of Improvised Explosive Devices

Iain Overton and Jennifer Dathan

There is no day that goes past without the impact of an improvised explosive device (IED) making headlines around the world. Of all explosive weapons used, the IED is the most widespread, the most harmful and the most pernicious. Based on the belief that to overcome a problem, we must first understand it, this monitor is a small step in seeking to address the terrible realities of today.
It is a monitor that is, also, a response to a call to action.

10 Oct 2017 description

Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,328 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world in September 2017, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 68% (2,256) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

20 Sep 2017 description

In August 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,173 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 70% (2,228) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

At least one death or injury from explosive violence was recorded in 26 countries and territories last month. The five worst impacted countries were Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Pakistan, and Iraq according to civilian casualties.

15 Aug 2017 description

In July 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,314 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 68% (2,269) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

At least one death or injury from explosive violence was recorded in 25 countries last month. The five worst impacted countries were Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria, according to civilian casualties.