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21 Jun 2016 description

On 16 June 2016, UNAMID Water and Environmental Protection (WEP) Unit, in partnership with other Mission components and the local community commemorated jointly, the UN World Environment Day and World Day to Combat Desertification in Abubaker Elsadig Basic School at Hissahisa Camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Central Darfur.

31 Mar 2016 description

By Salah Mohammed, UNAMID

UNAMID’s Water and Environmental Protection (WEP) Unit works every day to implement innovative, sustainable environmental protection measures across Darfur. These initiatives are aimed at reducing and managing the risks associated with climate change across the region.

A mainstay of WEP’s environmental programme here includes greening initiatives which combat desertification and address the occurrence of droughts, floods and other extreme ecological imbalances.

31 Jul 2014 description

Editor's Note

In presenting the July 2014 issue of Voices of Darfur, I’m pleased to share with you the news that the magazine recently won an Award of Excellence in the annual APEX competition. APEX awards are based on graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. Last year, the magazine won a Grand Award in the same annual competition.

16 Jun 2014 description

UNAMID continues to support local mediation in North Darfur conflict situations

31 May 2014 description

Editor's Note

I’m pleased to introduce the May 2014 issue of Voices of Darfur, which, like other issues of Voices, contains news, features and interviews not only about unique aspects of life in Darfur but also about UNAMID’s ongoing efforts to facilitate lasting peace in the region.

05 Jan 2014 description

Editor's Note

I’m pleased to introduce the November 2013 issue of Voices of Darfur, which, like other recent issues of Voices, contains news, features and interviews not only about unique aspects of life in Darfur but also about UNAMID’s ongoing efforts to facilitate lasting peace in the region.

31 Dec 2010 description

IN THIS ISSUE November-December 2010 | vol 05

TIMELINE
03 | October & November at a Glance

COMMUNITY
04 | A world in silence
07 | Local entrepeneur invests in water
08 | Getting ready for the big decision
10 | Residents of Kalma decide to pick up where they left off

ENVIRONMENT
12 | The ecological footprint of a plastic bags

UNAMID
13 | Women working for women
14 | Committed to achieving peace in Darfur

31 Oct 2010 description

IN THIS ISSUE October 2010 | vol 04

TIMELINE
03 September in a glance

COMMUNITY
04 Tawilla’s newly displaced population
06 Seasonal journey of the Baggara
07 IDPs speaking with one voice

CULTURE
08 Henna, the traditional body art

ENVIRONMENT
10 Combating climate change

WOMEN
12 Investing in safe child delivery
14 Promoting women’s rights

31 Jul 2010 description

In this Issue

Security
4| Protecting civilians: UNAMID’s top priority
5| UNAMID Indonesian Police Unit gains people’s trust

Culture
6| Nyala’s youth debate future
6| Keeping Darfur heritage alive

Community
8| Making bricks, a community affair
10| The re-awakening of a village
11| High-tech blocks make quick impact

Women
12| Having their say
12| Profiling Darfur’s women leaders

UNAMID
14| The Police Commissioner’s road trip