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The Swisscross data repository provides academics and practitioners access to a unique open-source dataset exclusively covering violence events against healthcare in conflicts.


The dataset contains over 450 events during 20012013. Records have target type, attack mode, incident location and are accompanied by a description. Data was extracted by machine learning from the World News Connection for 20012013 and the GDELT Project for 2014 and manually checked. Users will find the Swisscross data repository a reliable resource for research, advocacy and operational purposes.

The repository is accessible for free; when using the data, please reference it as follows: Swisscross Foundation (2014). Protecting Healthcare in Conflict Data Repository. swisscross.scensei.ch. Zurich: Switzerland.

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