GENERAL GUIDES

This page contains key documentation for ACLED users — such as the codebook, quick guides, attribution policy, spatial and temporal coverage, and further information on the organization. Information surrounding specific methodological decisions can be found on the Methodology page.

Codebook

Event Definitions

Data Columns

Methodology Overview

Coding Review Process

Country/Time Period Coverage

ISO Codes

Using Strategic Developments

ACLED History

FAQs: Fatality Methodology

FAQs: Sourcing Methodology

General User Guide

Media Guide

Humanitarian Guide

Downloading Based on Upload Date

Terms of Use & Attribution Policy

Access Guide

FAQs: Registration & Access Model

API Guide