Ukraine: AOAV explosive violence data on harm to civilians

In the Ukrainian conflict, AOAV has recorded up to the 23 Feb, 23, 440 casualties from explosive weapon use across 4, 944 incidents; this includes some 19, 926 civilian casualties.

Devastation Strikes Ukrainian Market as Conflict Rages On

At least 15 civilians were killed and 22 injured in a missile strike on a market in Kostiantynivka, Donetsk.

Ukraine: 7 killed, over 150 injured in Russian Iskander missile strike on Chernihiv

On Saturday 19 August, seven civilians were killed and over 150 people injured by a Russian Iskander missile strike in Chernihiv.

Ukraine: 9 killed, over 80 injured in Russian double-tap missile strike on Pokrovsk, Donetsk

On Monday 7 August, two Iskander missiles hit Pokrovsk city centre within approximately 40 minutes of each other.

Explosive Violence in May 2023

In May 2023, Action on Armed Violence recorded 2,447 deaths and injuries from 543 incidents of explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounted for 62% (1,528) of the deaths and injuries recorded.

Catastrophic impact of Nova Kakhovka dam, Ukraine, collapse to be felt for decades

In the early hours of June 6, the dam which powers the Nova Kakhovka hydroelectric plant in Kherson Oblast collapsed, unleashing untold devastation.