Aid reaches displaced in Abidjan

Published on 15 March 2011

UNHCR, via local implementing partners, began aid distribution in Abidjan this past weekend to some of the many thousands of people who have fled fighting. (..) The aid we have been handing out consists of non-food items (blankets, mats, tents, mosquito nets and soap). In addition, the IDPs are receiving food provided by the World Food Programme, as well as medicine donated by UNICEF and the International Federation of the Red Cross.

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