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UN/ SOUTH SUDAN

The Security Council adopted a resolution authorising an increase in the military and police capacity of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) up to 12,500 troops from the current 7,000. UNTV

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SOUTH SUDAN / AID

Seven days worth of rations of highly fortified nutritious product called Super Cereal Plus which is  particularly useful for children who are vulnerable to malnutrition was distributed to some 30000 South Sudanese sheltering at United Nations compounds in Juba and Bentiu. WFP

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SOUTH SUDAN / WFP AID DISTRIBUTION

The World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing food to South Sudanese civilians who have fled recent violence.  Food distributions began on Sunday for some 30,000 people sheltering in UNMISS peacekeeping compounds in Juba and Bentiu. WFP

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PHILIPPINES / CHRISTMAS

Christmas celebrations will be muted this year in Tacloban and across the Philippines, where more than 14 million people have been affected by one of the largest typhoons on record. UNICEF

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JORDAN / TOY DISTRIBUTION

The United Kingdom's Pitt Rivers Museum and the UK Scouts and Guides Fellowship collected toys from British school children to send to Syrian refugee children, as part of the their global partnership with UNHCR.

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SOUTH SUDAN / UNMISS PRESS CONFERENCE

The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan Hilde Johnson told the press that the UN presence in South Sudan is greater than ever and the United Nations is there to stay. UNMISS

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CAR / WFP AID DISTRIBUTION

The World Food Programme (WFP) is providing food to people displaced in the recent upsurge of violence in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Bangui, as well as in Bossangoa in the northwest of the country and other locations. WFP

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HAITI / AMMUNITION DESTRUCTION

The United Nations Mission for Stabilization in Haiti (MINUSTAH) and the Haitian National Police (HNP), carried-out a joint operation to destroy unusable or expired munitions and explosives, as part of MINUSTAH’s Consolidation Plan and the HNP’s Development Plan. MINUSTAH

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PHILIPPINES / GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

UNFPA has been assisting Philippine’s National Police in re-establishing lifesaving services for survivors of gender-based violence while also putting in place mechanisms to ensure that women and girls are protected. UNFPA

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