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UNMISS peacekeepers from Bangladesh deployed to Wau recently engaged with university students during a day-long session in harnessing under-utilized natural resources through innovative techniques for the benefit of entire communities. Photo by Alahayi Nemaya/UNMISS.

An innovative new programme to promote social cohesion between politically divided communities and to pave the way for recovery across the region is designed to help communities in Yei, Lainya, Morobo and Kajo-Keji reconcile and end violence and create new incentives to sustain peaceful coexistence. It is funded by donations from the governments of Norway, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands and Canada through the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Reconciliation, Stabilization, and Resilience in South Sudan (RSRTF), a joint initiative by UNMISS and the UN Country Team. Photo by Jale Richard/IOM.

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With catastrophic floods in Unity state leading to massive population movements, there was no better time than now for UNMAS to provide risk education on unexploded ordnance to displaced schoolchildren in Bentiu. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS

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A fresh deluge in Bentiu, Unity state, has local communities scrambling as South Sudan faces the most catastrophic floods in 60 years. However, thanks to UNMISS engineers from Pakistan and humanitarian partners, the latest emergency response should be able to tide people, especially those who are displaced, over the worst at least. Photo by Jacob Ruai/UNMISS.