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
    29 September 2014

    2014: A year of living dangerously

    The UNHCR and other organisations say refugee numbers leapt in 2013. In the past three years, annual conflict-related fatalities have also doubled, according to ACD figures.

  • News
    24 September 2014

    A peace breakthrough in Myanmar?

    Recent international attention has largely focused on its political reforms, but Myanmar could now be on the verge of a breakthrough in its decades-long conflict with armed ethnic-minority groups. 

  • News
    23 September 2014

    Al-Shabaab under pressure

    Al-Shabaab is on the defensive after the death of its leader Ahmed Abdi Godane in a US drone strike, but it is unclear exactly how much it has been weakened. 

  • News
    08 August 2014

    Israel/Palestine: End of the ‘quiet for quiet’

    Two weeks after Israel's ground invasion of Gaza, the death toll has skyrocketed. While neither party benefits from a protracted war, neither wants to provide the other with the appearance of a victory in the case of a ceasefire agreement.