Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

YES! there are no sidewalks in many places. and nothing is anywhere close to ADA compliant! - May 2020


Yes. - Feb 2020


Yes. There is not much in the way of ADA guidelines. - Mar 2017


Yeah, it'd be pretty rough. - Aug 2015


Well, all of the embassy's handicapped door buttons were disabled because they were detriments to security. So, someone in a wheel chair or with a cane would have great difficulty just getting in and out through the heavy main doors. Sidewalks are rare in Abidjan, and they (and the streets) are usually in terrible repair. Every single house I have been in has stairs. - Jun 2009


There are almost no sidewalks. Those that exist are broken and uneven and often used by cars as an additional "lane." The few high rise buildings have teeny tiny elevators or stairs. The embassy is wheelchair accessible, though most government buildings and stores are not. - Jan 2009


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