The Aid in Danger Monthly News Brief - June 2017
This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.
10 June 2017: In North West region, unidentified perpetrators set fire to the administrative block of the Government High School (GHS) Babessi at night, destroying it. Source: Cameroon Concord 17 June 2017: In Fako, unidentified perpetrators set fire at night to two schools, GHS Mbonjo and GHS Idenau. At Mbonjo school, the administrative building and two classrooms were destroyed. At GHS Idenau, the administrative building was damaged. Source:
Central African Republic
01 June 2017: In Moyabe, seven Mauritanian peacekeepers from United Nations Stabilization Mission of the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were wounded when they were ambushed during a routine patrol by an unidentified armed group. Source: Lecalame 14 June 2017: Near Ndélé, Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture, one male LNGO national staff member was assaulted during a robbery by unidentified perpetrators. Money taken. Source: AWSD1 20 June 2017: In Bria, an unspecified number of aid agencies' offices were looted following fighting between rival armed factions near a IDP camp. Source: TRF 26 June 2017: In Bangassou, a male Red Cross worker was fatally shot while on duty at the organisation's compound in the evening by an unidentified armed group. Source: Sharenet
Democratic Republic of the Congo
07 June 2017: In Luberu territory, North Kivu province, unidentified gunmen kidnapped two ICRC staff members who were travelling between Kirumba and Beni. ICRC is currently in talks with the perpetrators to secure their release. Sources: Agence d’Information D’Afrique Centrale, Radio Okapi