Communiqués de Presse

14 Apr 2011
US$160 million needed for aid in Côte d’Ivoire

(New York / Abidjan, 14 April 2011): Humanitarian agencies appealed today for US$160 million to scale up aid over the next nine months in Côte d’Ivoire as the humanitarian crisis has affected thousands of households throughout the country.

At the onset of the humanitarian crisis, aid agencies in January initially appealed for $32 million. Today's $160,444,033 appeal, a five-fold increase, reflects the dramatic situation across Côte d’Ivoire. The appeal aims to...