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19 Oct 2017 description


  • WFP continues to provide food assistance to Ivoirian returnees. During the month of August, the pace of return was very slow due to the rainy season and only 675 new returnees were provided with food assistance upon arrival in the country.

  • Critical shortfalls hinder continuous support to people targeted for assistance and longer-term planning for nutrition and resilience activities under the PRRO and the Country Programme.

Operational Updates

05 Oct 2017 description

Main Activities

Voluntary Repatriation of Ivorian Refugees

■ In September 2017, 48 Ivorian refugees have returned from Togo, Ghana and Gambia in dignity and safety with support from UNHCR and its partners.

■ The cities of Guiglo, Tabou and Toulepleu are currently facing heavy rains, which has led to the degradation of roads and the flooding of Guiglo’s Prefecture and General Hospital in the West. Due to the weather conditions, UNHCR’s repatriation and reintegration activities have been slowed down throughout the month of September.

05 Oct 2017 description

Activités principales

Retour volontaire des réfugiés ivoiriens

■ Au mois de septembre, 48 rapatriés du Togo, du Ghana et de la Gambie ont été accueillis dans la dignité et la sécurité en Côte d’Ivoire.

■ Les villes de Guiglo, Tabou et Toulepleu sont actuellement sujet de fortes pluies qui ont entrainé la dégradation de routes, l’inondation de la préfecture et de l’hôpital général de Guiglo (Ouest) ainsi que le ralentissement des activités de rapatriement et de réintégration à Tabou (Sud-Ouest).

05 Sep 2017 description


  • As part of WFP’s technical support and capacity development of the Ministry of Education for the management of the school meals programme, 55 M&E staff were trained in the design and use of Open Data Kit for monitoring.

  • WFP continues to provide food assistance to Ivoirian returnees: 1,293 new returnees benefited from WFP food assistance in July 2017.

10 Aug 2017 description

Le 6 mai 2017, le Ministère ivoirien de la santé a signalé à l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) une flambée de dengue à Abidjan, capitale de la Côte d’Ivoire.

04 Aug 2017 description

On 6 May 2017, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Côte d’Ivoire notified World Health Organization (WHO) of a dengue fever outbreak in Abidjan, the capital city of Côte d’Ivoire.

12 Jun 2017 description


  • Au mois d’avril 2017, un total de 319 ménages de 923 personnes est retourné en Côte d’Ivoire par les points d’entrée à l’Ouest (Guiglo), au Sud-ouest (Tabou) et au Sud (Abidjan).

  • Depuis le début de l’année, ce sont exactement 3 034 personnes qui ont regagné la Côte d’Ivoire dans la dignité et la sécurité grâce aux HCR et ses partenaires.

06 Jun 2017 description


On the first day of its 16th Meeting, occurring from 16 to 18 May 2017, the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims ("the Trust Fund") at the International Criminal Court ("ICC") decided to launch a new assistance programme in Côte d'Ivoire to provide physical, psychological rehabilitation and material support for the benefit of victims of crimes under the ICC's jurisdiction. The Trust Fund hopes to have ongoing assistance projects in Côte d'Ivoire in 2018 and has obligated 800,000 EUR for this purpose.

30 Apr 2017 description


  • Au mois d’avril 2017, un total de 319 ménages de 923 personnes est retourné en Côte d’Ivoire par les points d’entrée à l’Ouest (Guiglo), au Sud-ouest (Tabou) et au Sud (Abidjan).

  • Depuis le début de l’année, ce sont exactement 3 034 personnes qui ont regagné la Côte d’Ivoire dans la dignité et la sécurité grâce aux HCR et ses partenaires.

23 Dec 2016 description


  • The Executive Board approved the 2017-2020 Country Programme for Côte d’Ivoire - which focuses on the three main components of nutrition, resilience and school meals - for a total planned budget of USD 68.4 million.

  • Additional resources for USD 1.4 million are still urgently needed to continue providing balanced and nutritious food to 75,000 school children in the most vulnerable regions, from January to June 2017.

Operational Updates

08 Dec 2016 description
report GAVI Alliance

Five years ago the Côte d’Ivoire was hit by a civil war that claimed thousands of lives and ravaged the nation’s healthcare system. Today, immunisation coverage is almost back up to its pre-war level. How has the country turned round its immunisation rates so quickly?

Abidjan, 8 December 2016 - In November 2010, voters in the West African nation of Côte d’Ivoire had reason to celebrate as they made their way to the polling stations.

29 Nov 2016 description
infographic UN Population Fund

This infographic snapshot provides an overview of national level data for more than 150 indicators covering the full scope of HIV and SRHR linkages including: key connections; enabling environment (policy and legal); health systems; integrated service delivery; a focus on adolescents and youth; and a focus on key populations.

30 Sep 2016 description


  • The 2017-2020 Country Programme is under approval for a planned budget of USD 69 million.

  • Additional resource of USD 1.7 million is needed to continue providing school meals to 75,000 school children in the most vulnerable regions of Côte d’Ivoire from January to June 2017.

Operational Updates

  • In August 2016, WFP reached a total of 44,963 vulnerable people, with food and cash interventions.

08 Sep 2016 description


Environ 50 000 ivoiriens sont encore réfugiés dans le monde. La réunion régionale qui a eu lieu du 12 au 14 juillet 2016 à Abidjan a posé les bases de réflexions sur les solutions durables envisagées pour ces populations à savoir le rapatriement, la réintégration, l’intégration locale et la réinstallation. Des recommandations importantes ont pu être dégagées :

19 Aug 2016 description

By Lucy Ghaham - A small health centre sits at the edge of Djibi, a village of 4,500 people on the outskirts of the bustling city of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Through the open-ended corridor that runs down the middle of the building you can see two of the many sites around Abidjan where, exactly ten years ago, truck after truck dumped over 540,000 litres of toxic waste unloaded from a ship at the nearby port.

17 Aug 2016 description

10e anniversaire de l’incident ‘Probo Koala’ - Vendredi 19 août 2016

GENÈVE (16 août 2016) – A propos du 10e anniversaire du déversement illégal de déchets toxiques en Côte d’Ivoire, un groupe d’experts des Nations Unies* exhorte le gouvernement ivoirien, l’ensemble des Etats responsables et de la communauté internationale à saisir cette occasion pour aborder les répercussions constantes des droits de l’incident.

17 Aug 2016 description

10th anniversary of the ‘Probo Koala incident’ - Friday 19 August 2016

GENEVA (17 August 2016) – Speaking ahead of the 10th anniversary of the illegal dumping of toxic waste in Côte d’Ivoire, a group of United Nations experts* urge the Ivorian Government, all responsible States and the international community to take this opportunity to address the ongoing human rights impacts of the incident.

11 Aug 2016 description

By Ombretta Baggio, IFRC

It is a hot and busy Saturday morning in Abidjan and volunteers with the Red Cross Society of Côte d’Ivoire are preparing for their live radio show on Radio Amitie’, a community radio station in the capital.

The topic this week is malaria, but today the volunteers will not talk only about the usual malaria prevention messages, they will also tackle some of the strongest traditional beliefs existing in communities.