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 Photo story - Life in Darfur
A boy is pictured in Kalma, South Darfur, working on a tract of land cultivated by a group of young Darfuris as part of the Livelihood and Food Security Programme sponsored by UNAMID’s DDR section. Photo by Hamid Abdulsalam, UNAMID.
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AU-UN Joint Special Representative's message on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha and the Haj
1 October 2014 – On behalf of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur, I wish the people and the Government of Sudan a peaceful and joyous Eid Al-Adha and Haj Mabroor to the lucky ones.
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Tripartite Meeting on UNAMID Agreed Outcomes Document
The African Union, Government of Sudan and United Nations met in New York on 27 November 2014 for the 18th Tripartite Coordination Mechanism on the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).
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Abdul Kamara of Sierra Leone appointed AU-UN Deputy Joint Special Representative in Darfur
United Nations Secretary-General and African Union Commission Chairperson announced on 25 September 2014 the appointment of Abdul Kamara of Sierra Leone as Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union - United Nations Mission 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
South Darfur women discuss implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325
As part of global open days on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on women, peace and security, UNAMID’s Gender Advisory Section organized a one-day forum for women on 29 September 2014 in Nyala to identify the priorities, concerns and needs of women in South Darfur. The session brought together more than 60 women representatives from the Darfur Regional Authority, the South Darfur Legislative Council, traditional women leaders and members of the state committee on UNSCR 1325.
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UNAMID peacekeepers provide medical support to South Darfur prison
UNAMID peacekeepers from Nigeria in collaboration with the Rule of Law section conducted a one-day medical camp at Nyala prison in South Darfur to provide treatment and supply medicines to the inmates.
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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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As part of the International Peace Day celebrations in Darfur, UNAMID organized an event at Abushouk camp for internally displaced people with songs, traditional dances and a performance reflecting the root causes and possible solutions for the conflict in Darfur.Photo by Mohammed Almahady, UNAMID