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LRA Regional Update: Central African Republic, DR Congo and South Sudan, January-December 2011

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In 2011, a total of 278 LRA attacks were reported as compared to 306 in 2010. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continued to report a higher number of attacks (229) than in 2010, while CAR reported a reduction in the number of attacks and South Sudan remained the same.

The last quarter of 2011 saw fewer incidents, except for DRC, which reported 32 attacks and CAR 26 abductions. During that period, the number of abductions also decreased by 56% to 302 from 680 in 2010, including 93 children.

The number of LRA-induced displacements in 2011 is estimated at more than 465,000 civilians living either as IDPs or refugees in the LRA-affected areas.

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