UNAMID and Sudan Police Forces Commence Joint Patrols in Central Darfur – Sudan | ReliefWeb

Zalingei-23 September; “For the first time in Darfur’s almost 17-year conflict, successful joint patrols are being conducted by the Sudan Police Force (SPF) and UNAMID Police in farming areas and will be extended shortly to Camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs). This is a great, timely move by both parties in enhancing protection of civilians measures,” UNAMID’s Deputy Police Commissioner, Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri stated at the recent launch of the joint patrol initiative in Zalingei, central Darfur.

UNAMID Police component and the Sudan Police Force on 31 August 2020 commenced joint security assessment and confidence building patrols in Shawa village farming area. These joint patrols are aimed at enhancing community based policing, preventing crime occurrence , ensuring public safety and security, building confidence of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) towards the SPF, conducting security assessments, facilitating interactions with farmers thereby building confidence and trust, securing IDPs camps and surrounding villages, including farming areas and safeguard wood collection and livelihood areas. …

Source: UNAMID and Sudan Police Forces Commence Joint Patrols in Central Darfur – Sudan | ReliefWeb

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