A PUBLICATION OF
INVISIBLE CHILDREN + RESOLVE
QUARTERLY SECURITY BRIEF[APRIL -JUNE 2011]
This LRA Crisis Tracker Quarterly Security Brief provides a summaryand analysis of the reported activities of the Lord’s Resistance Armyfrom April to June 2011 (highlighted reporting period) in DemocraticRepublic of Congo (DRC), South Sudan, and Central African Republic(CAR).
During the rst two months of the highlighted reporting period therewas a reduction of reported LRA attacks relative to the rst quarterof 2011, with 10 LRA attacks occurring in April and 19 in May. How
-ever, the group is reported to have carried out 52 attacks in the month
of June which resulted in 32 civilians killed and 39 abducted.Locales that were reportedly attacked most during the highlighted
reporting period include the areas surrounding Faradje, Dungu, and
Bangadi in Haut Uele, DRC. The hardest hit area of the highlighted re
porting period was Bangadi and its immediate surroundings, in which10 attacks took place over the course of the quarter.
Intensity of violence, measured by the number of killings and abduc-
tions per reported attack, was at its lowest level of the last ve report
ing periods on record. On average, 0.51 civilians were killed and 1.58
abducted per reported attack.
The 92 total attacks recorded during the highlighted reporting periodrepresent a slight reduction relative to the previous quarter, in whichthere were 116 reported attacks.