Clearing land for farming in project supported by UNMISS Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Unit in Pariak, Jonglei State. Photo: UNMISS/Martine Perret.
UNMISS in Action
Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer speaking with children in Nyeel Refugee Camp, Unity State. According to the UN Refugee Agency, more than half of 70,000 refugees in the state's three camps are below 18 years of age.
UNMISS Japanese peacekeepers painting one of five zebra crossings they created in Juba on 9 March. About 100 peacekeepers participated in the UNICEF-coordinated "Zebra Crossing Project", which aimed to assist in preventing traffic accidents and contribute to schoolchildren's safety.
Local boy and member of Mongolian contingent deployed in Bentiu, Unity State. As of 19 February 2013, UNMISS military personnel consists of 6,478 troops and 142 Military Liaison Officers from 50 contributing countries. Photo: UNMISS/Isaac Billy.