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Unity State calm, says UNMIS official

By Nelson Mandela

Bentiu and some parts of Unity State is peaceful, Head of United Nation Mission in South Sudan at Bentiu office, Hiroko Hirahara has said.

Addressing media and teams from  JEMC, CSTAM and civil societies  representatives on the situation of Unity State, Hirahara  said  all activities by NGOs and government officials are  moving  well especially in the area of  humanitarians assistances .

Hiroko who has been in Benitu for the last three and half years revealed that since the signing of the Revitalized Peace Agreement, Unity state has been calm and people are going about their day to day activities.

“Bentiu is calm, there is free movement of people in and out of the town to the villages, the SPLA-IO also come to the center and go back to their area, the only challenges that we get from the forces at the cantonment areas are issues of food, water and other basic needs and we hope the humantrain agencies can help”, said Hiroko

Hiroko also revealed that there has been less cases of violence against the civilian in the past years, an indication that things are getting better.

 

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