Systematically collected from open source, public reports as well as verified submissions from our partner agencies.
Caveats / Comments
Not representative or a comprehensive compilation of all events in which an aid worker was killed, kidnapped, or arrested.
Aid worker: An individual employed by or attached to a humanitarian, UN, international, national, or government aid agency.
Killed: Refers to a staff member being killed. Aid worker(s) killed while in captivity are coded as ‘kidnapped’.
Kidnapped: Refers to a staff member being kidnapped, missing or taken hostage.
Arrested: Refers to a staff member being arrested, charged, detained, fined or imprisoned.
Data collection is ongoing and data may change as more information is made available.