This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 1 (see below).
Côte d’Ivoire, once West Africa's economic driving force, is slowly emerging from over ten years of political, military and economic crisis. A rebellion in 2002 caused large-scale internal displacement of 700,000 people and the division of the country into a rebel-held north and government-run south. Following the November 2010 elections, an additional 500,000-700,000 people were internally displaced due to fighting and social disturbances. In May 2011, a new president of Côte d’Ivoire was sworn in, providing a basis for reconstruction, rehabilitation and eventual growth for a long-suffering country. However, the process of political reconciliation has not ended the humanitarian crisis, as displaced people continue to seek shelter and are in need of humanitarian assistance.
During the 1990’s, Côte d'Ivoire was one of west Africa’s most stable and prosperous nations. However, since the 2002 attempted coup-turned-rebellion, the country has been divided in two. This has caused massive population displacement -- both internally and to neighbouring countries....