Title: Aid in Danger: Monthly News Brief – March 2018
Author: Christina Wille, Helen Buck and Laurence Gerhardt at Insecurity Insight and Andrew Eckert at the European Interagency Security Forum
Date: April 2018
About: This monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of aid. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.

It includes data on aid workers reportedly killed, kidnapped and arrested (KKA) in Afghanistan, CAR, DRC, Iraq, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria and Yemen in 2018.

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Central African Republic

09 or 11 March 2018: In Bangassou city, Mbomou prefecture, armed men suspected to be from the Anti-balaka movement invaded the base of the Dutch NGO Cordaid, looting pharmaceuticals, work tools, motorcycles and seats. Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) personnel intervened, leading to a firefight between MINUSCA and the armed men. The perpetrators subsequently vandalised the local Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) office. Cars, motorbikes and solar panels belonging to several NGOs in the area were also stolen. Sources: Centrafrique-Presse and Voice of America (VOA)

10 March 2018: In Kabo town, Ouham prefecture, the NGO Solidarity International announced its withdrawal from Kabo following numerous robberies they had suffered over past months, and in light of the deteriorating security situation in the region. Source: Le Réseau des Journalistes pour les Droits de l’Homme (RJDH)

 

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