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From 28-31 March 2022, partnerships for the people of South Sudan reigned supreme in Malakal, Upper Nile state, as military peacekeepers and UNPOL officers from Rwanda teamed up with doctors from India, plus humanitarian partners to provide free health checks to displaced people living in the UN Protection Site here. Photo by Samuel Adwok/UNMISS.

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From vertical gardens to bolstering security of UNMISS personnel, Indian peacekeepers from the UNMISS Petroleum Platoon have found multiple, innovative ways to upcycle used plastic bottles in an effort to protect civilians as well as Planet Earth. Photo by Isaac Billy/UNMISS

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Some 5,000 revellers filled Bor's Freedom Square with unbridled joy at a concert promoting and standing up for peace. Photos: Gideon Sackitey and David Awuou/UNMISS

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Upholding prisoner rights, ensuring cases of sexual-and gender-based violence are dealt with sensitively and the critical role played by police in building trust among the communities they serve - these were only a few issues that two comprehensive workshops facilitated by UNPOL officers serving with UNMISS sought to address. Photo by Nina Zubovic Vignjevic/UNMISS

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Quick Impact Projects are low-cost interventions by UNMISS that address urgent public needs. In Jonglei, the construction of an office facility for legal professionals by the UN Peacekeeping mission has led to appreciation by all local stakeholders, plus given rule of law a boost. Photo by David Awuou/UNMISS

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In Pibor, South Korean peacekeepers serving with UNMISS recently handed over an ambulance to Tangajaon Medical Center, giving healthcare and hope a boost. Photo by David Awuou/UNMISS

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The historic Aweil Rice Scheme will soon get a facelift, thanks to the Food and Agriculture Organization,the African Development Bank and the State Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security in Northern Bahr El Ghazal, announced UNMISS Deputy Chief Sara Beysolow Nyanti during a recent visit.