UNAMID Hands Overs 13 team sites in Darfur

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The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has handed over 13 of its sites sites to the Sudanese government as part of the Mission’s exit strategy from the region.

The sites at the areas Milleit, Kurma, Umbaro and Murni for establishing hospitals, while other six sites in Al-Siraif, Genaina, Habila, Furbaranga, Geraida and Buram were delivered to be used as university collages.

In addition to Tulus, Edalfursan and Masstiri, to be used in civilian projects.

The handing over  came in response to the Transitional Military Council’s decision (203) stipulated for using the UNAMID sites in establishing civilian projects in Darfur.

In connection, the Coordinator of the Humanitarian Aid in North Darfur state, Ibrahim Ahmed Hamid, has indicated that the gradual exit of the UNAMID, which began in 2017 under UN Resolutions 2363 and 2429, has included military and police forces, civilian personnel and the evacuation of more than ten locations.

In statement to SUNA Hamid said that the exit proceeds smoothly and did not have any negative effects on the security and humanitarian situation in the state, noting that the federal government and state governments have worked in coordination with the United Nations through technical committees to lock sites that were evacuated and convert it to civilian purposes.