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Red Cross begins relief effort in Albania

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7085.919l (Published 29 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:919
  1. Josh Hamilton
  1. New York

    The International Committee of the Red Cross estimates that thousands of people in Albania are facing shortages of food and medical supplies as a result of the widespread unrest.

    It has appealed for Sw fr15m (£6.5m; $10.4m) to cover emergency operations in Albania over the next 90 days. According to Daniel Augstburger, a committee spokesman, as many as 250000 people out of a population of …

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