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UNMISS has handed over a veterinary clinic in Melut, through its Quick Impact Projects programme. The main objectives: To enable livestock owners receive proper treatment for their animals and promote peaceful coexistence. Photo by Samson Liberty/UNMISS.

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From 18-23 February 2021, General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed, visited UNMISS to inspect Bangladesh's troop contributions and its role in helping build a lasting peace in the world's newest country.

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Chinese engineers deployed with UNMISS in Warrap, South Sudan, have begun repairing the 120-kilometer road connecting Tonj town to Romich. Once completed, the road is expected to boost trade, enable communities to have better access to education and healthcare as well as enable the UN Peacekeeping mission to address potential conflict swiftly. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS

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An UNMISS patrol recently visted Kudo Central in Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan, to speak with communities from Lowoi who recently sought refuge here after being displaced by conflict between farming communities and herders. Photo by Samira Y. Salifu/UNMISS

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Some 80 members of parliament in Eastern Equatoria, South Sudan, participated in a day-long sensitization session on the UNMISS mandate and its work in helping build a durable peace in the world's newest nation. Photo by Okello James/UNMISS.

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Armed attacks on 10 villages in the southern part of Unity state, South Sudan, have displaced thousands of people are now sheltering in nearby Leer town. UNMISS peacekeepers from Ghana were among the first to respond to the crisis, intensifying patrols and doing their best to address urgent needs, such as clean drinking water. Photo by Roseline Nzelle Nkwelle/UNMISS.

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A monthly forum organized by UNMISS in Lakes state, South Sudan, brings together local police, security actors, representatives from different courts, women and youth to deliberate on upholding the human rights of all citizens and enhancing rule of law. Photo by James Mawien Manyuol/UNMISS

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Sixteen people have been killed while some 50,000 others have been displaced following a recent conflict between the communities of Twic county in Warrap, South Sudan, with their neighbours across the border in the Abyei Special Administrative Region. An assessment team from UNMISS visited Turalei to evaluate immediate security needs and reduce tensions. Photo by Zejin Yin/UNMISS.