A strong partnership with the UN Mission in South Sudan is needed to reinvigorate what’s been described as “green stability” in Gbudwe State in the south west of the country, according to a senior state minster.
In a series of incidents taking place on Wednesday 22 February in Bentiu, members of the UNMISS Mongolian Battalion rescued approximately 50 internally displaced persons, IDPs, from being abducted by uniformed soldiers.
A five-day workshop for community watch groups organized by UN Police (UNPOL) finished today.
Some 100 participants drawn from the South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) and Community Watch Group members from IDP (internally displaced persons) camps attended the training.
The International Organization for Migration, IOM, is providing emergency health care and shelter assistance to South Sudanese forced to flee their homes due to violence in volatile areas of the country, including Unity and Central Equatoria.
The World Health Organization (WHO) with support from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) have delivered essential medicines and supplies to the communities affected by the cholera outbreak in the Islands of Jonglei and Greater Lakes.