South Korean peacekeepers serving with UNMISS deliver essential items to communities in Bor



South Korean peacekeepers serving with UNMISS deliver essential items to communities in Bor

This generous gesture will go a long way in securing benefits to the people of Bor and complement the government’s efforts to provide services to local communities.

JUBA, South Sudan, September 22, 2021 / APO Group / –

Historically plagued by recurring conflicts and natural disasters such as extreme flooding, the people of Bor in Jonglei State, South Sudan now have good reason to be happy.

South Korean peacekeepers deployed to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) recently handed over an ambulance, first aid kits, motorcycles and an assortment of medical supplies, all destined for local communities.

Handover marks 30 years of South Korea’s commitment to the ideals of the United Nations

“Over the past three decades, the Republic of Korea has contributed tirelessly to the United Nations, both in terms of humanitarian and peacekeeping interventions,” said Franklyn Massaquoi of the Mission’s Political Affairs Division during the handover ceremony.

“This generous gesture will go a long way in securing benefits for the people of Bor and will complement the government’s efforts to provide services to local communities,” he added.

Inter-community conflicts and criminality are ubiquitous in Bor, with the national police overloaded with public order issues. Poor road conditions also reduce their response time when they receive reports of incidents requiring police intervention. Motorcycles donated by South Korean troops have been handed over to the local police here and are expected to go a long way in improving the law and order situation for community members by making the police more mobile in the performance of their duties.

In addition to this transfer of $ 276,000, South Korean engineers working with the UN peacekeeping mission here have an additional budget of $ 863,000 that they intend to contribute to the improving the lives of people living here.

“We hope that the people of Bor, Pibor and Akobo will receive the much-needed support and confidence through our efforts to improve their daily lives,” said Col. San Roh, commander of the South Korean contingent.

In addition, peacekeepers distributed desks and chairs, whiteboards and sporting goods.

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