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Albania famine predicted by WHO

Title
Albania famine predicted by WHO
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
24 Aug 1991
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:04:25
Description
Catherine Field reports from Tirana in Albania, one of the last communist regimes in Europe, where problems are increasing as thousands of citizens continue to try and flee the country while the new elected government must combat severe poverty and growing social unrest. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is predicting widespread famine and disease particularly among children. Includes interviews with Marty Wagner, WHO; deputy Prime Minister of Albania Gramoz Pashko.
Contributors
Catherine Field; Marty Wagner; Gramoz Pashko
Keywords
Political systems; Children (age group); UNICEF; Communism; Diseases; Poverty; Foreign aid; Famines; Babies; World Health Organisation; WHO; Food aid; Albania; Baby foods; Tirana

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