Commemorating International day of Families, UNMISS peacekeepers from Bangladesh handed over clothing, hand sanitizers, sports equipment; conducted free medical checkups for 66 orphaned children in Wau.

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Young participants of a Radio Miraya spelling quiz received books, information material and promotional items depicting a peaceful, prosperous future for South Sudan. Photo by Moses Pasi/UNMISS.

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Jason William Gbambi, a national volunteer serving with UNMISS, is thoroughly enjoying his important work. Photos: Gregorio Cunha/UNMISS

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Human life, and many an outdoor meeting, depend on trees and the shadows they provide. Hence, a bit of tree-planting in Malakal. Photo: Janet Adongo/UNMISS

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More than 19,000 peacekeepers work hard to deter violence and protect civilians across South Sudan, helping the world's newest country transition from war to peace. Today, the Secretary-General's Special Representative and Head of UNMISS, Nicholas Haysom, honoured them for their service and sacrifice, especially during the time of COVID-19 at a simple but meaningful ceremony at the mission's headquarters in Juba. Photo by Gregorio Cunha/UNMISS.