ACD Index Latest Figures

  • 112,906 Fatalities worldwide

    Up 3,687 on 2012
  • 41 Active Conflicts

    Down 9 on 2013
  • 26,739,500 IDPs

    Up 0.9m on 2012
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  • News
    23 October 2014

    Kobane’s reprieve?

    For the first 20 days, coalition air-strikes in Syria failed to halt the advance by ISIS jihadists on the town of Kobane. But the operation did buy time for diplomacy and a shift in strategy to loosen the militants' grip

  • News
    21 October 2014

    A reality check on the Boko Haram truce

    Continuing attacks, a lack of specific detail and silence from leader Abubakar Shekau mean that reports of a Boko Haram ceasefire may be premature

  • News
    16 October 2014

    A rogue Libyan general’s odd campaign

    Who is Khalifa Haftar, the former army general who has vowed to rid Libya of Islamists – and have his military operations against them helped or merely plunged the country into further chaos?

  • News
    06 October 2014

    Houthis seize power in Yemen

    Houthi rebels from northern Yemen have muscled their way into a power-sharing agreement in Sanaa, after physically overrunning the capital. It is another victory for force in one of the world's poorest and most strife-torn countries