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 Photo story - Life in Darfur
Young community members from El Sereif, North Darfur, are pictured attending a musical concert during a cultural and sports event organized by UNAMID. Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID.
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UNAMID welcomes conviction of attackers against peacekeepers in North Darfur
22 September 2014 — The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) welcomes the court verdict convicting three individuals accused of attacking the private residence of female UNAMID Police Advisors in El Fasher. This is the first case in which an attack against UNAMID peacekeepers has been brought to trial and the perpetrators sentenced.
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UNAMID continues to take preventive medical measures regarding Ebola
21 September 2014 – The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) would like to inform about its role in further preventive measures to safeguard against Ebola, following the steps described in the Mission's Information Note of 7 August 2014.
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Abiodun Bashua appointed as UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma announced on 17 September 2014 the appointment of Abiodun Oluremi Bashua of Nigeria as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).
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UNAMID Continues to Assist Humanitarian Actors in Darfur

The decade-long conflict in Darfur has resulted in thousands of people being displaced from their homes and villages across the region. Most seek shelter in camps for the internally displaced; these camps lack basic amenities such as food, water, shelter and access to proper sanitation as well as healthcare. Humanitarian aid, thus, becomes a crucial need for the displaced populations.   

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UNAMID Protecting Civilians in Khor Abeche
As one example of UNAMID’s ongoing efforts to protect civilians across Darfur, the Mission has been working directly with the displaced community in Khor Abeche, South Darfur, to help ensure their safety. The residents of Khor Abeche had suffered a series of attacks by armed groups, forcing thousands of people either to flee the area altogether or to seek refuge near UNAMID’s base.
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 Daily Activities
Zalingei court refurbished by UNAMID
As part of a quick impact project (QIPs), UNAMID sponsored the rehabilitation of the rural court facilities in Zalingei, Central Darfur, and the construction of a perimeter wall. The project  was designed to create a conductive working environment that will assist in resolving disputes and problems faced by the rural population in the area.
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UNAMID enhances the role of women in conflict resolution
On 22 September 2014, UNAMID Police organized a one-day workshop on indigenous conflict resolution mechanisms for more than 30 women leaders from Abu Shouk and Al Salam camps for internally displaced persons in El Fasher, North Darfur. The event aimed at contributing to the empowerment of women and enhancing their traditional role in resolving conflicts.
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UNAMID celebrates International Day of Peace
The African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) celebrated on 21 September the International Day of Peace at Abushouk camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in El Fasher, North Darfur, in collaboration with the Abushouk Youth Association. The global theme for the Day, “The Right of Peoples to Peace,” aimed at promoting and encouraging a culture of peace. More >>
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On August 30 2014, some 500 Rwandese peacekeepers participated in a cleanliness drive and tree planting campaign organized by UNAMID in the Abu Shouk and Zam Zam camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs), El Fasher, North Darfur. The activity included community members from both camps. Photo by Hamid Abdulsalam, UNAMID