5 places in Africa where it is dangerous to deliver aids in 2017

There are more conflicts in Africa than other regions of the world.

According to the International Organisation for Migration (UNMigration), Syria is the most dangerous country for aid workers in 2017. 29 deaths were recorded in the Middle East country in the year.

An Austrian aid organisation, CARE, also confirmed this Syrian dangerous working environment for aid workers.

“Syria is the most dangerous place on earth to be an aid worker,” said Isadora Quay of CARE.


Six African, 2 Middle Eastern, Mexico and Myanmar were rated top ten countries where deaths of aid workers were high in the year.

On the dominance of African countries on the list, USAID that South Sudan had the highest number of attacks on aid workers within the year. Also, South Sudan’s violence claimed the most victims and most aid worker deaths in 2017.

Based on this situation, here are 5 African countries with highest number of aid workers’ death in 2017.


1. South Sudan – 14 deaths

2. The Central African Republic – 11 deaths

3. Nigeria – 6 deaths

4. Kenya – 4 deaths

5. Somalia – 1 death


5. Mali – 1 death


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