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8East Timor
WHO:
Unamic and Untac
WHEN:
November 1991 - September 1993
PERSONNEL:
Approximately 23,500 military and civilian personnel
DEATHS:
78
COST:
$1.6bn
CAMBODIA

The UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (Untac) helped rebuild Cambodia almost from scratch after a decade-long civil war.

An advance mission helped the four Cambodian parties maintain their ceasefire, and began a major training programme in mine clearance and mine awareness.

A power-sharing government gave Untac "all necessary powers" to enforce the peace agreement. Its duties included organising elections, maintaining law and order, rebuilding the country's essential infrastructure and repatriating refugees and displaced people.