Communiqués de Presse

16 Jan 2012
La chef adjointe de l’humanitaire des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire pour une visite de trois jours

(Abidjan / Genève, 16 janvier 2012) - Catherine Bragg, Sous-Secrétaire Générale des Nations Unies pour les Affaires Humanitaires et Coordonnatrice des Secours d’Urgence, est arrivée hier en Côte d’Ivoire pour une visite de trois jours.

L’objectif de cette mission est d’évaluer la situation humanitaire un an après la crise postélectorale, de sensibiliser les donateurs et le public sur les besoins et défis restants, ainsi que sur la nécessité d'un financement...

16 Jan 2012
Deputy Humanitarian Chief begins three day mission in Côte d’Ivoire

(Abidjan / Geneva, 16 January 2012) – The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Catherine Bragg, has started a three-day mission to Côte d’Ivoire.

The mission aims to assess the humanitarian situation one year after the post-electoral crisis and to draw international attention to the remaining challenges. The objective is also to support the efforts of the authorities to strengthen early recovery...

13 Jan 2012
CERF helps families reunite after crisis

When Nestor Gonkapieu heard gunshots ring out in his village in December 2010, he didn’t wait to see who was shooting before running for cover. “In 2002, the same sound preceded a massacre here,” he remembers.

Nestor’s daughter, Cyprienne, was playing outside the village with other children. Nestor says he panicked and fled west from his home in Kouyagulpelou, which lies a few miles from the Liberian border. Finding her family gone, 10-year-old Cyprienne also ran,...

04 Jan 2012
Helping families reunite after crisis

When Nestor Gonkapieu heard gunshots ring out in his village in December 2010, he didn’t wait to see who was shooting before running for cover. “In 2002, the same sound preceded a massacre here,” he remembers.

Nestor’s daughter, Cyprienne, was playing outside the village with other children. Nestor says he panicked and fled west from his home in Kouyagulpelou, which lies a few miles from the Liberian border. Finding her family gone, 10-year-old Cyprienne also ran,...

18 Nov 2011
Voluntary repatriation of displaced persons at Catholic Mission site in Duékoué begins

(Abidjan/Geneva/New York, 17 November 2011) – Humanitarian actors in Cote d’Ivoire are now in the process of facilitating the return of displaced persons living at the Catholic Mission camp in Duekoue to their zones of origin in the Western part of the country. Thousands of people have sought refuge in the Mission premises following the post-electoral crisis that rocked the country.

The Ivorian Government after consultation with humanitarian actors has taken the...