UNAMID to Hands Over New Sites in Darfur


The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is preparing to evacuate more sites from Darfur states to the Sudanese government as part of the Mission’s exit strategy.

In mid-November the Mission will withdraw from Karoma north Darfur and Morni west Darfur in 20th of the month.

Its will also hand over two sites in south Darfur mid-December.

According to SMC, the sites that the mission had previously vacated were handed over to the government of the Darfur states, noting that the exit process was carried out  smoothly in accordance with Security Council resolutions.

The sites will be for civilian use as supporting citizens’ Education, health and community development in accordance with the principles of the United Nations guidelines in support of state plans for stability and development.

The Mission on November 1st has withdrawn from the team site at Labado area in East Darfur State. Also, the Mission on 4 November handed over its site at Mukjar area in Central Darfur State to the Sudanese government.

Moreover, the Mission on 8 November handed over the team site at Ambro, North Darfur State to the government in the presence of officials from both sides.

Also, UNAMID on 30 October has officially withdrawn from its site at Sharia, East Darfur.