ACD Index Latest Figures

  • 175,881 Fatalities worldwide

    Up 62,975 on 2013
  • 41 Active Conflicts

    Down 9 on 2013
  • 26,739,500 IDPs

    Up 0.9m on 2012
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The Armed Conflict Database gives you an in-depth look on facts and statistics about conflicts worldwide.

Latest news

  • News
    24 March 2015

    African insurgent groups look to ISIS as they face increasing pressure

    Two of the most significant African insurgent groups – Boko Haram in Nigeria and al-Shabaab in Somalia – are looking to ISIS, possibly to gain momentum as both face the increased pressure of successful military operations against them. 

  • News
    06 March 2015

    Colombia and the Philippines: common challenges to peace

    The peace processes in Colombia and the Philippines have similarities that allow for cross-learning between the two countries. The two cases highlight the risks of holding peace talks amid ongoing and complex conflicts involving non-state actors. 

  • News
    23 February 2015

    The Pakistani Taliban: weakened but far from irrelevant

    Persistent internal fragmentation and a sustained military offensive during 2014 have plunged the once-powerful Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) umbrella into a crisis from which it may not recover quickly. However, the TTP is far from having become irrelevant, as shown by...

  • News
    17 February 2015

    Explaining Myanmar’s ‘worst fighting in two years’

    Fighting between Myanmar’s armed forces and several ethnic armed groups flared up in the north of Shan State in mid-February. Examining the reasons behind the clashes, which have been escalating since late last year, sheds light on the challenges Myanmar...