21, village in western Ivory
Coast. May 2011.
An old man, 72, in western Ivory Coast,
A man, 26, in Western Ivory Coast.
woman from western Ivory Coast,
seeking refuge in Teahplay, Nimba
man in western Ivory
Coast. May 2011
A man from
western Ivory Coast, seeking refuge in Nimba County, Liberia. May 2011.
40, from Western Ivory Coast, seeking refuge in New Yourpea transit camp, Nimba
An older man,
from western Ivory Coast.
In Bahn refugee camp, Nimba County,
17, western Ivory
Coast. May 2011
The dispute over Ivory Coast’s presidential election in November 2010 provoked violence that had escalated to full-scale war by February 2011.
Up to sixteen civilians have been killed during an attack on Zriglo, a village in southwest Ivory Coast just south of the town of Taï, late last...
Ivory coast test
Displaced people in border areas need
The medical and humanitarian emergency in Ivory Coast persists as violence rages in several neighbourhoods in Abidjan, and security in the west of...
Hundreds of people died and hundreds of others were seriously wounded during an outbreak of violence that occurred in the Duékoué region of...
The international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) called today on the warring forces in...
Issoufou Salha, MSF Head of Mission in Abidjan, explains the difficulty in treating patients amidst the violence in Abidjan and in the West of...
New outbreaks of fighting in Ivory Coast are severely restricting already limited civilian access to medical care, the international medical...
Ivory Coast is experiencing a new spiral of violence that is endangering populations’ access to medical care.
On March 17, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams
working with Ivory Coast’s Ministry
of Health at the Abobo Sud Hospital
treated 66 wounded...
Increasingly intense armed confrontations over recent weeks in Ivory Coast, together with political gridlock, have had serious consequences on the...
MSF expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in the west of Ivory Coast and the border region with Liberia. As the population flees...
Following the recent escalation of violence related to the political crisis in Ivory Coast, MSF is reinforcing its medical assistance in several...
Another car arrives at our house in Abobo with supplies and our two
international staff. We leave to visit Anyama Hospital,
escorted by two 4x4...
The market is bigger and there are more goods. This is our first outing—to
the market and Anyama Hospital [Ed.
Salha, our head of mission, sent us a text this morning, telling us to hold
on. The message included a little wink: "Don't forget—the Licornes do...
Patients are showing up with their prescriptions for antiretrovirals and
tuberculosis drugs. We're starting to take care of them. In the end, the...
Gbagbo withdrew his surrender, saying that there had never been any question
of doing anything like that. The situation is falling apart.
Gbagbo's surrender was announced this afternoon. Cheers in Abobo, people
firing into the air everywhere.
During a week of intense
violence that preceded the arrest of former Ivory Coast president Laurent
Gbagbo on April 11, the MSF
team working at the Abobo Sud Hospital in northern Abidjan was isol
The Forces Nouvelles' final offensive began around noon. The U.N.
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