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UN agencies send humanitarian aid to ease suffering of people in Cote d'Ivoire

Date Published: 
04/18/2011
Summary: 

UN agencies are acting in concert to step up humanitarian aid to the people in Cote d'Ivoire in a bid to relieve the civilians from suffering, which was caused by a lengthy political impasse in the West African country, UN officials said Friday.(..)Social cohesion and reconciliation in Cote d'Ivoire were emphasized by WFP spokesperson Emilia Casella, and the food distributions were starting in a number of communities to provide high-energy biscuits transported from neighboring Burkina Faso, the official added.