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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 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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Opening remarks by UNAMID Spokesperson Ashraf Eissa to the media in Khartoum
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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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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 >>
UNAMID meets local leaders, urges reconciliation between feuding tribes in East Darfur
As part of ongoing efforts to diffuse tension between the Maalia and Reizeigat, UNAMID, World Food Programme, UNICEF and OCHA conducted an assessment visit to Adila locality in East Darfur on 16 September 2014 to assess the security situation. This is the first time that such a mission has been undertaken to the conflict area since clashes erupted between Maalia and Reizeigat in 2013.
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North Darfur youth graduate from UNAMID-sponsored training
About 150 youth from El Fasher Technical School graduated on 15 September 2014 from a three-month training programme in which they acquired vocational skills in nine different professional specializations including auto mechanics, general electric, building, packaging, welding, sewing, IT and food processing.
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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
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