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20 Dec 2011 description
report Government of Japan

On December 20, the Government of Japan decided to dispatch an engineering unit of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) consisting of up to 330 personnel to the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS), in addition to the two Staff Officers that are already dispatched. The engineering unit will work to improve infrastructure, including maintenance and repair of roads. The Government of Japan will also dispatch a Staff Officer who will be in charge of planning and coordinating engineering activities to the Mission Support Division of UNMISS.