At a recent consultative meeting held by UNMISS Gender and Human Rights sections in Kapoeta, Eastern Equatoria, to identify projects of benefit for local communities under the mission’s Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) programme, provid
An injured young man lies on out in the open on a dirty mattress. The inside of a medical clinic has been torched. Guns rest against the wall of a nearby building and damaged armoured tanks lie abandoned in flooded fields.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever,” said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres while launching the policy brief on COVID-19 and education earlier this month.
As part of its ongoing support to the national-led COVID-19 response in South Sudan, various arms of UNMISS, including military peacekeepers from Ghana as well as civilian staff from Relief, Reintegration and Protection (RRP) and Engineering sections
Ante- and post-natal care for expectant mothers in Opari boma (administrative division), near Nimule, Eastern Equatoria, received a much-needed boost through a brand-new maternity ward constructed with UNMISS funding.
A temporary United Nations peacekeeping base has been set up in Tonj and regular patrols are underway to deter a fresh outbreak of violence following a series of clashes that resulted in the death and displacement of many civilians at the weekend.
The Relief Reintegration and Protection (RRP) unit at the UNMISS Torit Field Office has completed a series of meetings with health partners, civil society representatives, community leaders, women and local authorities in Nimule, Eastern Equatoria, to identify
Since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a worldwide coronavirus pandemic, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has continued to do everything within its capacity to assist the national-led COVID-
Every year, without fail, the rainy season in South Sudan leads to a severe deterioration in road conditions as well as flooding. The impact on residents of remote areas across the country cannot be understated.