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Across South Sudan, UN Volunteers serving with UNMISS teamed up with Red Cross South Sudan to plant fruit trees. The objective: To contribute to preserving the environment and increase food security. Photo by Emmanuel Kele/UNMISS.

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December 3 is annually commemorated as International Day of Persons with Disabilities. In Warrap, UNMISS teamed up with government partners and the National Disabled Association to organize the first-ever focus group giving disabled women a platform to share their experiences and challenges. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS.

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UNMISS and local authorities in Western Equatoria have begun a two-week sensitization drive aimed at building trust and confidence among those who have been affected by violence in the greater Tambura region for the past several months. Photo by Martin Siba/UNMISS

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Thirty-four-year-old, Eugene Kang Kum from Cameroon is a United Nations Volunteer who is serving for peace in South Sudan.

UNMISS peacekeepers from South Korea have begun rehabilitating the road connecting Bor, Jonglei state, to Greater Pibor. The benefits: Increased trade, safety for women and social cohesion. Photo by Mach Samuel/UNMISS