UN House (PoC site)

      UN House is one of the two bases of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Juba. It has been constructed since 2011 as a replacement to the mission’s initial base near the airport, which is still functioning. It sprawls on a vast area to the south of Jebel Kujur, with concrete structures hosting offices and staff accommodation. A Protection of Civilians (PoC) site has been set up next to it and falls under the peacekeepers’ protection. It shelters around 35,000 displaced people, mostly from Nuer ethnicity, who have fled violence since the outbreak of civil war in December 2013.

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