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More IDPs moving to Melut County, partners say
13 March 2014 - Rapidly increasing numbers of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Melut County, Upper Nile State, were in urgent need of assistance, representatives of an assessment team said recently.
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Humanitarian partners start relocating IDPs in Juba

12 March 2014 - To give internally displaced people (IDPs) better shelter, UNMISS and humanitarian actors today moved the first batch of Juba IDPs from the mission’s base in Tomping to another in Jebel which is better protected from coming rains.

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UN team to investigate weapons transport

11 March 2014 - A high-level delegation from UN headquarters in New York will arrive in Juba tomorrow to investigate weapons being transported on UN trucks that were seized by South Sudanese security officials in Rumbek, Lakes State.

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Trial of four detainees charged with treason begins in Juba

11 March 2014 - The trial of four political leaders accused of masterminding a coup in mid-December 2013 to overthrow President Salva Kiir’s government began today in a special Juba court.

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New airstrip apron inaugurated in Aweil

11 March 2014 - A new apron constructed by UNMISS in the Northern Bahr El-Ghazal State capital Aweil was a dividend of peace, State Governor General Paul Malong said today.

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Women in South Sudan crisis

Displaced fending for themselves
As Mary Jeshi and her family fled violence and sought shelter at an UNMISS base in Juba in mid-December, it seemed inevitable to her that life as she knew it would change. She just had no idea how much. Read more ...

Keeping women and

children safe
After fighting erupted last December in Bentiu, Unity State, Kirsten Young spent long hours under the hot sun searching thousands of people seeking protection at the UNMISS gate. Read more ...

From patrolling to

protecting civilians

When Major Wench Syversen joined UNMISS in November 2013, she patrolled to follow up on security issues in counties, but now she focuses on protecting civilians in the UNMISS base. Read more ...


Life slowly returning

to Bor


When fighting broke out in South Sudan in mid-December, Peter Manyok was attending university in Western Bahr El-Ghazal, far from his family in the Jonglei State capital Bor.  Read more ... 

An urgent need for water


In the midday heat at the UNMISS base in Juba, displaced people go about what has become their normal life for the past two months. Read more ...

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