After five years of war, Abiemnhom Hospital had been left in an appalling state.
Gabriel Mawich a community leader at the UNMISS Protection of Civilians (PoC) site in Bentiu, in the Unity region of South Sudan, believes that raising awareness on measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among displaced communities is
With confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Sudan, raising awareness among local communities about preventive measures remains a key priority for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), humanitarian partners and local authorities.
Seeing Malis* at work in his workshop in Yambio, one would think life has treated this young, 26-year-old man well—he appears to be an adept carpenter with a thriving business. His eyes, though, tell a different story.
The year is 2014. A younger, somewhat naiver David Ndungu has just landed in Monrovia, Liberia. The boisterous, larger-than-life, enthusiastic nurse had heeded a call for medics to join the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
An international travel freeze, drastically reduced domestic flight schedules, self-isolating staff members, personnel telecommuting from within or outside the country, only essential travel outside of UN bases, enforced physical distancing, psychosocial support available