Abidjan residents running out of food

Published on 08 April 2011

Countless dead bodies are strewn on the streets of Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan and entire neighbourhoods are without electricity and water following a week of fierce fighting between forces backing presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara and incumbent Laurent Gbagbo, the United Nations said late on Thursday.(..)WFP sent 85 tonnes of food to Duékoué while the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) has supplied soap, blankets, mats and cooking kits.

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