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Remember the Fallen

Democratic Republic of the Congo, 4 April 2011

Oumar Dia

Oumar Dia

Oumar Dia, a national of Mauritania, was an operations manager in the field of elections, working for the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

He died on 4 April 2011 aboard a UN plane which had been on a flight from the north-eastern city of Kisangani. The plane crashed as it tried to land amid heavy rain and high winds, at N’Djili airport in Kinshasa.

If you knew Oumar and would like to share some comments about him, please see:

In Memoriam page - DPKO

The above tribute was first published on iSeek (the UN's Intranet) using information provided by field missions, the Departments of Peacekeeping and Field Support and OHRM, as well as comments shared by colleagues in conversations, email messages, and media accounts.

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