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Remember the Fallen

Latest Casualties: September 2012 through June 2013

32 UN personnel members died in the line of duty during this period as a result of natural disasters, malicious acts or work related accidents.
UN flag flying at half mast on 2 April 2011 at UNAMA Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan

Remains of peacekeepers killed in ambush in South
Darfur are prepared for repatriation to their home
country of Tanzania. Photo: UNAMID/Saidi Msonda


A memorial service was held on Monday, 19 August 2013, the 10th anniversary of the Baghdad Canal Hotel bombing. This year's event honoured those who lost their lives in the service of the Organization from September 2012 to 30 June 2013. In addition, this year’s Memorial Service had a special dedication to the colleagues who lost their lives in Iraq on 19 August 2003.

The ceremony was held in the Trusteeship Council Chamber at UN Headquarters in New York starting. It was streamed live and archived on UN Web TV.

The Ceremony is an occasion for the entire United Nations family to honour the lives and contributions of our fallen colleagues.

The Fallen

Suleiman Babangida Adamu (Nigeria), UNODC
Sergeant Ally Hassan Bissangwa (Rwanda), MINUSTAH
Subedar Tanveer Hussain (Pakistan), MONUSCO
Hav Ali Khan (Pakistan), MONUSCO
Naik Dharam Pal Saini (India), MONUSCO
Corporal Rafat Huseen AlJamrah (Jordan), UNAMID
Corporal Suleiman Bako (Nigeria), UNAMID
Sergeant Gebregziher G/Medhin Feda (Ethiopia), UNAMID
2nd Corporal Selemon G/Meskel G/Micheal (Ethiopia), UNAMID
Private Aminu Ibrahim (Nigeria), UNAMID
Lance Corporal Sanusi Jibrin (Nigeria), UNAMID
Lance Corporal Inalegwu John (Nigeria), UNAMID
Soldat de 1ere Classe Ahmed Ouedraogo (Burkina Faso), UNAMID
Lance Corporal Sarki Samaila (Nigeria), UNAMID
Lance Corporal Abdullahi Shawai (Nigeria), UNAMID
Corporal Hados Atsbaha T/Hamanot (Ethiopia), UNAMID
Private Vincent Mthuthuzeli Vanderwalt (South Africa), UNAMID
Rita Wairimu Muchucha (Kenya), Operations Manager, UNDP
John Musyoka Nzumbi (Kenya), Assistant Protection Officer, UNHCR
Private Mesert Lemlem Nrea (Ethiopia), UNISFA
Corporal Genetu Haile Woldegebriel (Ethiopia), UNISFA
First Lieutenant Oleksandr Sergeyevich Zubko (Ukraine), UNMIL
Yuhama Deng (Sudan), local contractor, UNMISS
Lance Corporal Nand Kishore Joshi (India), UNMISS
Peter Makwe Kiko (Sudan), local contractor, UNMISS
Sergeant Heera Lal (India), UNMISS
Warrant Officer Shiv Kumar Pal (India), UNMISS
Sergeant Bharat Sasmal (India), UNMISS
Lieutenant Colonel Mahipal Singh (India), UNMISS
Sergeant Tchiou Bali (Togo), UNOCI
Corporal Mohammad Leffa Alsarhan (Jordan), UNOCI
Sa'adetu Une Yahaya (Nigeria), UNODC

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