SRSG: "Quick, Proactive Response" by peacekeepers to be replicated in other emergencies

Jun 22, 2017, 04:46 AM

The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan, David Shearer, has praised the “quick and pro-active” response by the peacekeepers in support of humanitarian workers dealing with Emergencies.

David Shearer, the Head of the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, UNMISS, was speaking in Aburoc in the Upper Nile region where up to 25,000 people had taken refuge from conflict.

UNMISS helicoptered in 80 Rwandan peacekeepers together with armoured vehicles to Aburoc at the beginning of April creating better security conditions for the arrival of the humanitarian community, two days later.

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