Sick, Wounded, Hungry Stranded in Homes


As the political stalemate drags on in Cote d'Ivoire, the humanitarian situation in the countryside and in the main city, Abidjan, continues to deteriorate. In Abidjan, especially, conditions have worsened considerably with sporadic electricity, little food and water, and poor access to medical care for the city's five million residents.
  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Refugees Report Murder, Rape, Abuse in Liberia

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 8 April 2011

    Ivoirians who have fled across the border to Liberia have reported incidents of rape, sexual abuse and murder to NGOs and human rights groups working in Grand Geddeh and Nimba ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Sick, Wounded, Hungry Stranded in Homes

    allAfrica.com, 6 April 2011

    As the political stalemate drags on in Cote d'Ivoire, the humanitarian situation in the countryside and in the main city, Abidjan, continues to deteriorate. In Abidjan, especially, ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  France Says Gbagbo Negotiating, He Says Not Yet

    Radio France Internationale, 6 April 2011

    Côte d'Ivoire's former leader Laurent Gbagbo was Wednesday continuing negotiations on the terms of his departure, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé said. But, ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Ouattara Forces Assault Gbagbo Residence

    Radio France Internationale, 6 April 2011

    Forces allied to Côte d'Ivoire's internationally-recognised president Alassane Ouattara stormed his rival Laurent Gbagbo's residence on Wednesday in a bid to end his hold on ... read more »

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  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Negotiations Underway for Gbagbo's Surrender

    Radio France Internationale, 5 April 2011

    Laurent Gbagbo is "negotiating his surrender", Ally Coulibaly, the ambassador to France appointed by his rival for the Côte d'Ivoire's presidency, Alassane Ouattara, told RFI ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Running Out of Food and Water in Abidjan

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 5 April 2011

    The news of a ceasefire in Côte d’Ivoire comes as a relief to Abiba, but her concern remains how to find infant formula for her four-week-old twins; she is not eating ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  French, UN Forces Attack Gbagbo Strongholds

    allAfrica.com, 4 April 2011

    United Nations helicopter gunships on Monday fired on two military camps, the presidential palace and the home of outgoing president Laurent Gbagbo in Cote d'Ivoire's main city ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Foreigners Flee Abidjan Amidst New Offensive

    Radio France Internationale, 4 April 2011

    Nearly 200 foreigners have fled the fighting in Abidjan as supporters of Côte d'Ivoire's internationally recognised president Alassane Ouattara said they were preparing a ... read more »

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