What do you do if you’re a “blue helmet” without a blue helmet? Some enterprising members of the UNAMID force have had to resort to wrapping their helmets in blue plastic bags, according to a report released by the Darfur Consortium (hat tip FP Passport).

The lack of helmets is just the tip of the iceberg. The Consortium:

The failure of world leaders to keep their promises on peacekeeping has condemned millions of Darfurians to more fear and suffering, without protection from violence.

Need I say more?

Get occasional updates from UN Dispatch

* indicates required

Want Our Social Media List?