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With newly-acquired skills courtesy a six-month vocational training programme, Malis*, a former child soldier, has started a carpentry workshop in Yambio where he uses his talents to produce necessary items for the local community at affordable rates.

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On 22 April 2020, UNMISS launched a month-long mobile awareness-raising campaign in Jonglei and the greater Pibor area on simple but effective steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The campaign is being broadcast through local radio stations in different languages and disseminated via speakers mounted on vehicles moving through different towns and villages.