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Remember the Fallen

1 November 2011 to 31 August 2012

Twenty-nine staff members died in the line of duty during this period as a result of a malicious act, natural disaster, accident at work, or other emergency.
UN flag flying at half mast on 2 April 2011 at UNAMA Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan

UNAMID Nigerian peacekeepers listen to Force Commander
Lieutenant General Patrick Nyamvumba following an ambush,
which killed four of their countrymen.
UN Photo/Albert González Farran


A Memorial Service to honour UN staff members who have lost their lives in serving the Organization from 1 November 2011 to 31 August 2012 was held by the Secretary-General at the UN Secretariat on 14 November 2012. ( video)

Family members, together with representatives of permanent missions, agencies, funds and programmes attended the service.

This occasion serves as an annual opportunity for the entire UN family to honour the lives and contributions of those who passed away while serving the Organization.

The Fallen

Private Abdou Zoranto Aboubacar (Niger), UNOCI
Lance Corporal Sunday Afolayan (Nigeria), UNAMID
Staff Sergeant Friday Akubor (Nigeria), UNMIL
Staff Sergeant Baha'a Mohammad Aldabaibeh (Jordan), MONUSCO
Constable Md. Azgar Ali (Bangladesh), UNAMID
Sergeant Hassane Amadou Sanda (Niger), UNOCI
Lieutenant Martins Anthony (Nigeria), UNAMID
Mr. Amar Brazi (Syria), UNSMIS
Corporal Yusuph Said Chinguile (Tanzania), UNAMID
Lieutenant Sahabi Dan Sanda (Niger), UNOCI
Private Diego Mendes Dos Santos (Brazil), MINUSTAH
Sergeant Djibo Haboubacar (Niger), UNOCI
Sergeant Mounkaila Housseini (Niger), UNOCI
Mr. Sayed Mohammed Hussan (Afghanistan), UNOPS
Naik Krishan Kumar (India), MONUSCO
Corporal Mahamane Mahamadou (Niger), UNOCI
Staff Sergeant Julius Chacha Marasi (Tanzania), UNAMID
Sergeant Birabi Nkpara (Nigeria), UNAMID
Private Moustafa Ahmed Noureldin (Egypt), MONUSCO
Private Anthony Daniel Paul (Tanzania), UNAMID
Lance Dafadar Ravindera Poonia (India), UNIFIL
Soldier 1st Class Assane Sadio (Senegal), UNOCI
Major Jemal Ahmedin Seid (Ethiopia), UNISFA
Corporal Na- Allah Soumaila (Niger), UNOCI
Marechal des Logis - Chef Bohonyake Tchalo (Togo), UNAMID
Lance Corporal Ahmed Thomas (Sierra Leone), UNAMID
Sergeant Jean Claude Tubanambazi (Rwanda), UNAMID
Lieutenant Aondover Dominic Tygkhir (Nigeria), UNAMID
Mr. Fred Simiyu Willis (Kenya), UNICEF

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