Aid Security and COVID-19

This dataset is part of  COVID-19 Pandemic 
  • XLSX 2016-2021 Attacked and Threatened Health Care...
    Updated: 27 October 2021

    This dataset includes the latest available information on reported incidents affecting health care between January 2016-September 2021. The data is featured on Insight Insight's 'Attacked and Threatened Health Care at Risk' Interactive Map. Explore the map here:

  • XLSX COVID-19 pandemic Attacks on Health Care in 2020.xlsx
    Updated: 27 October 2021

    This coded dataset contains data on two different types of COVID 19 related events that affect aid security: • COVID 19 Event: Event in response to COVID health measures, events that affect the delivery of COVID-19 health measures, and events where health workers working during the COVID-19 pandemic are harmed. • Conflict Event: Conflict-related event affecting health care The events are coded based on available information about the event. Events are added to this datasheet after a cleaning and verification process has been completed. Insecurity Insight is receiving help for this work from John Hopkins University (USA), Drexel University (USA) and the Berkeley Human Rights Lab, (USA). The incidents are included in 'Violence Against Health Care: Attacks During a Pandemic' story map - a collaboration between Insecurity Insight and UC Berkeley Human Rights Center. Explore the story map here:

  • XLSX Conflict Events Affecting Health Care.xlsx
    Updated: 29 January 2021

    This dataset contains only the Conflict Events from the above dataset. It contains only events that are perpetrated by conflict actors, defined as state security forces or non-state actors engaged in armed conflict or who carry out one-sided violence against civilians. It provides details on the perpetrator and the weapon use. This dataset follows the definition and methodology of the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC). See for methodology

Source Insecurity Insight
Date of Dataset January 01, 2016-September 30, 2021
Updated 27 October 2021
Expected Update Frequency As needed

It is complied by Insecurity Insight using verified security incidents from aid agencies and information available in open sources.

Caveats / Comments

Data collection is ongoing and data may change as more information is made available.

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