Iain Overton: What can Manchester learn from healthcare responses to other Western terror attacks?
Iain Overton, discusses how health services responded to the London 7/7 bombings and the Boston Marathon attack.
More than 50 killed in suicide attacks across Iraq
Suicide attacks across Basra and Baghdad killed more than 50 and injured almost 30 more on Friday, May 19th 2017.
22 killed and 59 injured by a suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester
Yesterday, May 23rd 2017, a suicide bomber targeted fans leaving a concert in Manchester, in an attack that left at least 22 dead and 59 injured.
Explosive truths: Monitoring explosive violence in 2016
In 2016, AOAV recorded 45,624 deaths and injuries from explosive weapons in 2,300 incidents. Of these, 70% were civilians. When explosive weapons were used in towns and cities, that rose to 90%.
What events led up to the world’s first suicide bombing?
AOAV presents a condensed version of a BBC debate on the social, political and economic circumstances that led to the world's first suicide bomber.
AOAV interviews Afghanistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations on the global IED threat
AOAV's Executive Director, Iain Overton, interviews Mahmoud Saikal, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Afghanistan to the United Nations, on the IED threat in Afghanistan and beyond.
At least 126 killed as bomb targets evacuees in Syria
On Saturday, April 15th 2017, a bus convoy carrying thousands of evacuees and rebel fighters from villages in Idlib, Syria, was targeted by a bomb.
The law, victim assistance and IEDs: Case study 2 – Boston Bombings
Examining the victim assistance provided to those impacted by the Boston marathon bombings.
The law, victim assistance and IEDs: Case study 1 – London 7/7 bombings
Examining the victim assistance provided to those impacted by the London 7/7 bombings
Twin bombing in Damascus kills and injures over 160
A double bomb attack on Saturday, March 11th 2017, in the Syrian capital of Damascus killed at least 40. A further 120 were wounded in the attack. Since the attack, the death toll has risen to 74.
The Consequences of Poor Storage of Ammunition Stockpiles and IED usage
As part of AOAV's series of IED reports: The Consequences of Poor Storage of Ammunition Stockpiles and IED usage
Al Qaeda affiliate suicide attack in Mali kills dozens
A suicide attack on a military camp in Gao, Mali, yesterday morning, January 18th 2017, killed up to 60 people and wounded more than 100.
A review of international, regional and bilateral initiatives that aim to provide counter-IED assistance
A review of major initiatives that span borders to try to combat the spread of Improvised Explosive Devices
Twin bombing in Kabul kills and injures more than 100
Yesterday, January 10th 2016, a suicide bomber and a car bomb were detonated in Kabul near government offices. The blasts killed 38 and people and wounded 72.
Could Donald Trump’s global property portfolio and brand be a target for IED attacks?
Donald Trump will be almost unique as an American President with a global property presence. Will these buildings be a possible target for terror attacks?