Title: Aid in Danger: Monthly News Brief – July 2018
Author: Christina Wille, Helen Buck and Laurence Gerhardt at Insecurity Insight
Date: August 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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19 July 2018 (Date of article): In an unspecified area, La Uribe municipality, Meta department, 15 self-identified
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army dissidents armed with weapons and
wearing camouflage uniforms stopped a vehicle carrying de-mining workers from the NGO Halo Trust. The
assailants set the truck alight, after getting the passengers out of it, telling them that they do not want their
presence in La Uribe and Mesetas municipalities. Humanitarian demining activities have subsequently been
suspended in those areas. Source: Caracol

 

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