COTE D'IVOIRE: Urban displaced slip into obscurity

Friday, November 28, 2008
DAKAR Monday, September 29, 2008 (IRIN) - People who flee to cities because of conflicts or natural disasters tend to become invisible to the authorities and organisations that can help them, says US-based Tufts University and the Geneva-based International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC). The IDMC and Tufts University researched the protection needs of displaced people in Sudan’s Khartoum, Colombia’s Santa Marta, and Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire. Lost in the crowd As opposed to rural...