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UNMISS peacekeepers often go beyond the UN Peacekeeping mission's mandate to support local communities. Yesterday, medical peacekeepers from Mongolia held free malaria testing for patients at the Bentiu Hospital, giving hope and medications for numerous people who were diagnosed as having this common but dangerous disease, given the ongoing rainy season in South Sudan. Photo by Peter Bateman/UNMISS

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An UNMISS workshop aimed at promoting social cohesion between internally displaced persons and host communities in Western Equatoria. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS.

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An UNMISS-funded renovation of a primary school in Wadadelo, Western Bahr El Ghazal, has brought hope to some 400 students and their teachers. Photo by Michael Wondi/UNMISS

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A new police post handed over by UNMISS in Western Equatoria's Lakamandi area is expected to provide residents with greater security, reduce crime and, as a bonus, ensure dignified detentions for offenders, including juveniles, to facilitate their reintegration into society after completing their sentences. Photo by Felix Katie/UNMISS