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At a recent consultative meeting in Kapoeta, women's representatives, human rights defenders and local authorities stressed on the need for a women's shelter to protect girls and young women who are survivors of sexual- and gender-based violence.

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A team of peacekeepers serving with UNMISS arrived in Romich village on an air patrol to assess the security situation after several previous attempts to get there by road were thwarted by heavy flooding.This is the scene that greeted them a week after heavy fighting broke out between members of the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces and armed youth.

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UNMISS, through a Quick Impact Project, has made it possible for students in Mayom, Unity State, to access education by handing over a fully renovated primary school. The project was actioned by the mission’s Relief, Reintegration and Protection section jointly with local implementing partner, Child’s Destiny and Development Organisation.

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UNMISS has set up a temporary operating base in Tonj, Warrap State, following recent clashes. The peacekeeping team travelled 11 hours from Kuajok through heavily flooded territory to get to Tonj. They have started patrolling, and have held numerous meetings with local authorities, high-ranking military officers, community leaders and youth.

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UNMISS partnered with I Can South Sudan to organise a seven-day COVID-19 awareness raising campaign in Tambura. Tricycles and motorbikes with loudspeakers broadcast WHO-approved preventative measures in local languages.