Aid in Danger Incident Trends: KIK | Aid workers killed, injured, kidnapped or assaulted, 2017

from Insecurity Insight
Published on 11 Apr 2018 View Original

This overview document presents available information on KIK incidents that affected aid agencies and their staff. The report is based on incidents identified by Insecurity Insight's monitoring of open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND).

The available open-source and confidentially shared information is an indication of the number of aid workers killed, injured or kidnapped. However, no claim is made that the total number of aid workers affected has been documented or is known.

In 2017, 506 aid workers were reportedly killed, injured or kidnapped in 240 incidents in 49 countries. Total KIK figures for 2017 are available on HDX.