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Yellow fever vaccination campaign underway in Côte d’Ivoire
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 20 January 2011 – A vaccination campaign against yellow fever is scheduled to get underway tomorrow in this West African nation, targeting more than 830,000 people in four districts.

A high rate of girls still mutilated in Cote d’Ivoire
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 9 February 2010 – "Though the trend is on the decrease, too many girls are still mutilated in Côte d’Ivoire" says Laetitia Bazzi, Chief of Child Protection at UNICEF Côte d’Ivoire.

Cote d’Ivoire: child peace messengers promote dialogue and tolerance in communities
Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire, 27 August 2009 – UNICEF in partnership with the Ministry of National Education and the Catholic Scouts Association mobilized a total of 224 school children participate in the third edition of the Peace messengers children’s clubs.

National and community leaders in Côte d’Ivoire must put children first
DAKAR, Senegal and GENEVA, Switzerland, 18 January 2011 – UNICEF is calling on leaders in Côte d’Ivoire to ensure that all children are protected from violence, that they have continued access to health services and are able to go to school.

Cholera outbreak in Côte d’Ivoire
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 27 January 2011 – Cholera has broken out in the Abidjan neighborhood of Adjamé, claiming seven deaths, according to local health authorities.

Half a million children under-5 to be vaccinated against measles in Côte d'Ivoire
ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, 11 February 2011 – Over 500,000 under-5 children will be vaccinated against Measles from 16 to 25 February 2011 in response to the ongoing epidemic in the Sud-Comoe region of Côte d'Ivoire.

Health, education, and economy severely affected by post-election crisis in Côte d’Ivoire
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 24 February 2011- Health, agriculture, education and economy have been severely affected by Côte d’Ivoire’s post-electoral crisis, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations announced today.

1.7 million children to be vaccinated in Abidjan amidst violence
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 7 March 2011 – Over 1.7 million children are expected to be vaccinated against measles and other diseases in a large scale immunization campaign to be conducted from 7 to 11 March in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

UNICEF Appeals for US$ 51 Million to Meet Urgent Needs of Children in Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia
GENEVA, Switzerland & ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 18 March 2011 – UNICEF is appealing for US$ 51 million to meet the rapidly growing humanitarian needs of children and families devastated by the post-election crisis in Côte d’Ivoire.



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