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As part of UNAMID’s ongoing effort to create awareness about road risks and to promote attitude change for a safer approach to driving, the Mission began its annual road safety campaign in partnership with the Government of Sudan and under the theme "Road Safety Starts with You."
The scarcity of water is commonly known as one of the most significant environmental challenges in Darfur, and is frequently cited as one of the root causes of conflicts on the local level. The average water consumption in the camps for internally displaced people in North Darfur is around 10 litres per person per day, a quantity that not only includes domestic consumption but is also used for other activities, such as brick fabrication.
El Fasher, 29 May 2013 – The African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) joined the UN worldwide in the commemoration of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The day, which was marked in Darfur’s five states, provided an opportunity to raise awareness about new developments in the field of peacekeeping while honouring those who lost their lives over the past year serving under the blue flag.
More than 200 inmates in North Darfur have received medical examinations as part of a two-day medical campaign which began on 27 May.
The African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) airlifted on 21 May more than 1.5 tons of critically needed medical supplies to thousands of civilians in El Sereif and Saraf Omra localities, North Darfur.