Hybrid force to evacuate non-essential staff from Sudan.
July 14, 2008 (EL FASHER) — The joint African Union African Union (AU), international organization established in 2002 by the nations of the former Organization of African Unity (OAU). The AU is the successor organization to the OAU, with greater powers to promote African economic, social, and political integration, -- UN peacekeeping mission Noun 1. peacekeeping mission - the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)
peacekeeping, peacekeeping operation in Darfur (UNAMID UNAMID United Nations - African Union Mission in Darfur ) announced Monday the evacuation of the non-essential personnel but continue to operate in the troubled region of Darfur.
General Martin Luther Agwai(UNAMID)
The announcement is made in the day where the International Criminal Court Prosecutor asked for an arrest warrant against the Sudanese president for genocide, crimes against the humanity and war crimes committed in Darfur. The joint peacekeeping force peacekeeping force n → fuerza de pacificación
peacekeeping force n → forces fpl qui assurent le maintien de la paix
will "maintain its operations in the region and continue implementing its mandate as non-essential staff prepared to relocate due to the recent deteriorating security situation across Darfur," UNAMID said in a statement. General Martin Luther Agwai, UNAMID Force Commander, also said that force protection levels and patrolling would remain the same under the move to security level Phase IV. "We will continue to conduct patrols and security, as well as protect UN personnel and UN facilities on the ground. In addition, we will continue to assist the humanitarian organizations to do their job of rendering humanitarian services Humanitarian Services is an arm of the LDS Philanthropies of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The organization's humanitarian aims are to aid impoverished families worldwide in becoming self-reliant, healthy, and educated as well as provide aid in emergency to the people in Darfur;" Agwai said. The implementation of security level Phase IV is a formal UN process which will involve the temporary relocation of non-essential UNAMID staff in coming days. Critical personnel engaged in all security and humanitarian operations will remain working at UNAMID headquarters in El Fasher, the Sector offices in El Geneina and Nyala nyala: see bushbuck.
Slender antelope (Tragelaphus angasi) of South Africa having a crest of hair along the back from head to tail and standing 3.5 ft (110 cm). and in other mission locations across Darfur. On 8 July, seven UNAMID peacekeepers were killed and 22 injured, seven critically, in a well-organised attack by heavily armed militia in Um Hakibah, North Darfur. General Agwai said the mission had been assessing recent security incidents and attacks against peacekeepers, including a series of car-jackings and the attack at Um Hakibah, the worst in UNAMID's six-month history. (ST)
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