Thank you Serbia: UN Peacekeeping Service & Sacrifice

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  • United Nations published this video item, entitled “Thank you Serbia: UN Peacekeeping Service & Sacrifice” – below is their description.

    Saving lives is what they do best. Members of the Serbian contingent of medical staff deployed in the conflict-torn Central African Republic recount their struggles to provide medical services to communities affected by a global pandemic.

    They look back on the challenges and rewards as they complete their mission with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSCA).

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