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Members of UNMISS Indian battalion patrolling in Pibor, Jonglei State. From January to May, the mission has carried out around 1,000 short and long-duration patrols in the area, which has recently suffered recurring spates of violence. Photo: UNMISS
21 May 2013 – A fire broke out in Pibor Market today, injuring no one but burning down seven shops. Observing smoke, UNMISS Indian peacekeepers rushed to the scene with fire-fighting equipment, bringing the blaze immediately under control.
21 May 2013 - The first batch of 371 South Sudan National Police Service immigration officers graduated today in a ceremony at Juba Stadium after six months of intensive training.
21 May 2013 - In assisting the South Sudanese military to become a professional army, UNMISS concluded a two-day training on command responsibility and military justice today in the Upper Nile State capital Malakal.
21 May 2013 - Guns and their use during cattle raids were a key concern in Warrap State, Governor Nyangdeng Malek told UNMISS officials in the capital Kuajok today.
UNMISS is deeply concerned by the deteriorating
situation in Pibor Town - 14 May 2013
"Humanitarian action essential in Jonglei"
Toby Lanzer, Humanitarian Coordinator - 6 May 2013
Full coverage of the 9 April attack on the convoy traveling between Bor and Gumuruk in Jonglei State.
UNMISS and Jonglei page
Sheltering civilians in Jonglei photos (pdf)
Sheltering civilians from conflict in Jonglei
Transforming South Sudan’s prisons
Fitting back into the community