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Disputes between farming communities in Magwi, Eastern Equatoria, and cattle herders have led to some 3,000 people reportedly being displaced last week. UNMISS is stepping up engagements with local, state and national authorities as well as working with humanitarian partners to reduce tensions and reestablish calm.

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Celebrations were in order for communities in Koch as UNMISS joined the ranks of partners contributing to the South Sudan Multi Partner Trust Fund for Reconciliation, Stabilization, and Resilience's efforts to encourage peaceful coexistence and help residents rebuild their lives. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS

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UNMISS has handed over a veterinary clinic in Melut, through its Quick Impact Projects programme. The main objectives: To enable livestock owners receive proper treatment for their animals and promote peaceful coexistence. Photo by Samson Liberty/UNMISS.