To enhance protection for survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) in South Sudan, a workshop was held with participants from all 10 states in Juba on 21 August.
Juba, 20 August 2013 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has stepped up its military patrolling in Pibor County in recent days by intensifying its patrols in Pibor and Gumuruk towns, and by launching sustained patrols in areas outside both towns to help create a secure environmen
Juba, 20August 2013 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will organize a Women's Forum on August 21st in Juba. The Forum, taking place at the Juba Civic Engagement Center, is an effort to empower women in South Sudan by providing them with a platform to express themselves.
Juba, 19 August 2013: Today we are part of a global commemoration marking the work of humanitarian staff across the world. We also pay tribute to our colleagues who have lost their lives while relieving the suffering of others, often in some of the most dangerous settings.
Juba, 25 July 2013 - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food to thousands of people who have fled violence in Pibor County, Jonglei State, in an ongoing humanitarian exercise that began on 24 July, with support from UNMISS.
Juba, 19 July 2013 - On 14 July, The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) was alerted by Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) of the arrival in Manyabol of a large number of Lou Nuer youth in need of urgent medical assistance. The mission dispatched a military team.
World Humanitarian Day falls on 19 August, the day in 2003 when 22 aid workers were killed in a bombing at UN headquarters in Baghdad. It's a day to commemorate all people who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and to celebrate the spirit of people helping people.