Swift, well-coordinated actions by different components of UNMISS saw two separate outbreaks of fire in the Bentiu protection of civilians site being taken care of without any resulting deaths or injuries. The fires, occurring over the weekend, destroyed a total of 117 shelters.
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Hundreds of people including school children in Bentiu gathered today to celebrate World Water Day, commemorated every year on 22 March. The focus of the day is on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in developing countries.
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The President of South Sudan, H.E Salva Kiir, has today received the outgoing Under Secretary-General of the United Nations for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, in Juba.
Peace, humanitarian relief, political inclusion and accountability for ceasefire and human rights violations were key themes when Festus Mogae, chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) opened the monthly plenary of the body tasked with implementing the South Sudanese p