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On 2 February 2021, Lieutenant-General Shailesh Tinaikar, UNMISS Force Commander, visited Bunj, Upper Nile state, to assess the security and humanitarian conditions on the ground, following the mission's ongoing efforts to restore calm and stability in the wake of sporadic intercommunal violence which started late last year.

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Over the last six months, thousands of internally displaced persons left the bush and returned to Kediba. Now they are lacking food, healthcare and other necessities.

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UNMISS has launched a series of Quick Impact Projects in Western Equatoria. These are aimed at fulfilling urgent community needs through infrastructural development. One such upcoming construction is a much-needed prison facility in the Mundri area; pictured here is the inaugural laying of the foundation of this structure.