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A two-day workshop facilitated by UNMISS in Kodok, South Sudan, brought together all stakeholders to convene and connect on arriving at recommendations to support newly-returned refugees reintegrate into society and rebuild their lives. Photo by Ines Surwumwe/UNMISS.

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Blue Helmets from India have rehabilitated a five-kilometer stretch connecting Malakal town in Upper Nile state to the airport, thereby ensuring that trade continues, humanitarian assistance remains unhampered and communities have access to healthcare and police services. Photo by Nyang Touch/UNMISS

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A two-day workshop for 25 South Sudanese women police officers in Jonglei facilitated by UNPOL officers from UNMISS dealt with rule of law and human rights issues, especially sexual exploitation. It aimed at empowering local law enforcement to deal with such cases swiftly and effectively. Photo by Gideon Sackitey/UNMISS.

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Two formerly feuding communities in Lakes state - Amonhom of Kuei and Panyon of Rup - have reconciled following a decade-long conflict and now live peacefully with one another, setting a noteworthy example for others across the state, and indeed, the entire country to emulate.

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Many South Sudanese who fled for their lives to Sudan when civil war broke out in 2016 have now returned to western Bahr El Ghazal. However, they need humanitarian support to rebuild their lives. Photo by Michael Wondi/UNMISS.

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Many families displaced by the upsurge of conflict in greater Tambura, Western Equatoria have sheltered in Nagero county. While the humanitarian situation remains dire, residents of Nagero are rallying around the newcomers sharing hope, healing and limited resources as a visiting UNMISS delegation discovered.
Photo by Denis Louro/UNMISS