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EL FASHER – Hundreds of people gathered in El Fasher, North Darfur to mark World Water Day at a UNAMID-supported event held at Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs).
UNAMID peacekeepers carry out a routine patrol at Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced persons in El Fasher, North Darfur. As part of its protection of civilians mandate, the Mission operates daily patrols – numbering in the hundreds each week – that cover camps and villages across Darfur. Photo by Amin Ismael, UNAMID.
On 22 March 2017 – marked around the globe as World Water Day – two children fill their containers at a UNAMID-provided water point at Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced persons in El Fasher, North Darfur. UNAMID has sponsored boreholes and water points across numerous locations in Darfur to fulfill basic needs for safe water. Photo by Amin Ismail, UNAMID.
On 16 March 2017, UNAMID supported the launch of a community initiative for peaceful coexistence, with more than 4,000 attendees, at Forobaranga and Habila, West Darfur. This venture, which aims to engage communities in resolving issues of concern, falls within the Mission’s mandate to protect civilians and mediate during inter-communal conflicts. Photo by Elsadig Daud, UNAMID.
On 16 March 2017, UNAMID`s Communications and Public Information Section, in conjunction with the Ministry of Culture and Environment, held a peace festival in Mellit locality, North Darfur. Renowned Sudanese musician, Omer Ihsas, performed at the event, which is part of the Mission`s efforts to support reconciliation and peaceful co-existence among local communities in the area. Photo by Sidig Mohammed, UNAMID.
On 6 March 2017, UNAMID handed over a classroom block to the Girls’ Secondary School at the Krinding camp for internally displaced persons in West Darfur. Funded by the UNAMID National Staff Association, the two-classroom extension is a direct response to the school’s growing needs and part of the Mission’s efforts to create a conducive learning environment for Darfuri students. Photo by Umal Hassan Abdallah, UNAMID.
Photo by Salah Mohammed, UNAMID.
From 13 to 14 March 2017, UNAMID’s Civil Affairs Section, in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), Oxfam America, local authorities and native Administrations, jointly organized a two- day peace conference in El Sereif Locality to create a platform to discuss intercommunal confl
Photo by Elsadig Daud, UNAMID.
On 16 March 2017, UNAMID supported the launch of the West Darfur community initiative for peaceful coexistence at locality level in Forobaranga and Habila localities, West Darfur.