- 15 Oct 2020
IEDs: past, present and future
In the last decade 171,732 people were harmed by IEDs - some 48% of all people killed or injured by explosive weapons globally. This paper sets out to give historic and current context to the IED's spread.
- 15 Oct 2020
A decade of global IED harm reviewed
With the sole exception of the year 2017, IEDs have been responsible for more civilian deaths than any other explosive weapon type in each and every year in the last decade.
- 1 Jan 2020
Explosive Violence Monitor: 2019
AOAV's 2019 data on casualties worldwide from explosive violence. When explosive weapons were used in populated areas, 90% of those killed and injured were civilians. This compares to 16% in other areas.
- 29 Jul 2019
The challenges of conflict reporting – when injuries from explosive weapons don’t make the news
Research that reveals how the reporting of injuries in English-language media reporting drops off as conflict intensifies.
- 18 Feb 2019
Summary report from a joint AOAV-Chatham House round-table examining the RAF and Airstrikes
On December 3rd 2018, AOAV and Chatham House convened a roundtable discussion examining the RAF and airstrikes, considering the ways in which civilians could be better protected.
- 6 Feb 2019
The reverberating effects of explosive weapon use in Syria
Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) conducted research into the reverberating effects of explosive violence in Syria. Presented here are the key findings.
- 1 Jan 2019
Explosive Violence Monitor: 2018
In 2018, AOAV recorded 32,110 deaths and injuries from the use of explosive weapons around the world.
- 26 Oct 2017
AOAV’s Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Monitor
Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) presents the findings of the latest report, the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Monitor.
- 2 Apr 2017
85% of refugees in Europe are fleeing explosive violence, AOAV study finds
In the first research of its kind, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) has set out to examine the impact of explosive violence on the refugee crisis in Europe.
- 22 Jun 2015
Explosive States: Explosive Violence in Populated Areas in 2014
AOAV's report, "Explosive States" reveals the global impact of explosive weapons for civilians in 2014. This chapter: The impact of explosive weapons in populated areas.
- 8 Apr 2015
‘Material Harm’ – a review of IED components and measures to prevent their spread
AOAV looks at the primary components of an IED, analysing the global transfer of materials and attempts to regulate them.
- 31 Mar 2015
‘Under Fire’ – Israel’s artillery policies scrutinised
AOAV report on how the IDF's changes to rules of engagement for artillery shelling have increased the risk to civilians in Gaza.