UNMISS peacekeepers disinfect University of Bahr el Ghazal – South Sudan

UNMISS peacekeepers from Bangladesh disinfecting a university in Wau to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Bangladeshi peacekeepers based in Wau and serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan have disinfected lecture rooms, halls, and offices at the University of Bahr el Ghazal after studies resumed in early October.

‘’Since the university opened, it has been our priority to have the whole place disinfected,” said an excited Abdallah Ramadan Nasir, Acting Dean of Students’ Affairs, adding that the university had no budget of its own to take care of the cleaning operation, only for washing facilities, hand sanitizers and face masks.

‘’We sent requests to the UN, non-governmental organizations, the government and the private sector to help us, but only the Bangladeshi peacekeepers turned up. I hope that they will keep supporting us,’’ Nasir explained.

Lectures, in fact, started before the disinfection took place, with a large number

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