Mona Sadek
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Red Cross says humanitarian crisis looming in Ivory Coast

The humanitarian situation in the West African state of Ivory Coast has deteriorated to an absolute dramatic degree - according to the United Nations.

Charities there are warning of hundreds and thousands of refugees fleeing the country as fighting intensifies in the main city Abidjan.

Mona Sadek from the Red Cross told the BBC that even fresh water was running out in the country.

  • 05 Apr 2011
  • From the section Africa