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Recently and significantly improved relations between Lou Nuer and Murle communities are living proof of the wisdom of the old adage "if at first you don't succeed, try again." Photos by Khalif Farah & Islam Fady/UNMISS

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The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) responded swiftly when residents in Amadi in Eastern Equatoria State suspected the presence of explosive remnants of war in their community, preventing them from farming. Photo by Fares Aouadi/UNMISS.

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With moving testimonies of their own experiences as former underage combatants and concrete courses of action, 50 South Sudanese uniformed personnel and allied interlocuters pledge to uphold child rights at an UNMISS workshop in Eastern Equatoria. Photo by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS

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UNMISS Force Commander Lieutenant-General Mohan Subramanian visits Warrap to get insights about the security situation on the ground. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS.

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When UNMISS and South Sudanese authorities visited remote Walgak, they found a rapidly growing community facing multiple serious challenges. Photos: Mach Samuel/UNMISS

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UNMISS and the state government of Eastern Equatoria organized a high-level conference in Kapoeta to address the reasons behind the delay in implementing resolutions agreed-on at previous peace dialogues. Photos by Moses Yakudu/UNMISS.

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Anita Kiki Gbeho, newly appointed UNMISS Deputy Special Representative-Humanitarian as well as South Sudan’s Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, recently visited Malakal and Renk to meet those fleeing the Sudan crisis. Photo by Ines Surwumwe/UNMISS