Ivory Coast risks becoming 'forgotten' disaster

Published on 23 March 2011

More than 400 people have died and 500,000 have fled ongoing violence in the West African country since its presidential incumbent, Laurent Gbagbo, refused to step down after losing November's elections. (..) Yet the World Food Programme's "relatively limited" £700,000 Japan tsunami appeal was filled "almost instantly", spokesman Caroline Hurford said.

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